Have we all eased into 2013 by now? Wow, that was fast! Some of us still haven't wrapped our heads around the new year quite yet. (Some of us would also continue to write the wrong year at the tops of our school papers until at least February, but we digress.)
If you find yourself missing 2012 already, take a tour of one man's whole year one second at a time. The aptly titled "Just a Second 2012" shows one second of photographer Kent Frost's life for every day of last year.Continue »
(CBS News) Have you ever traveled to a foreign country on your own? It can be a confusing, lonely experience. (It can also be awesome, of course, but that's a subject for a different post.) It can be especially confusing if you're a sort-of-nerdy guy who doesn't speak the language and have no one to talk to until a mysterious lucha libre wrestler shows up in your hotel room.
We had you at "mysterious luchador" didn't we? Hit play and check out this amusing and inventive short film about one man's strange journey through Mexico City titled "El Tonto!"Continue »
(CBS) When Burger King debuted their limited-time summer menu, the Bacon Sundae stood out. First off, any non-breakfast item with bacon always stands out. Add soft serve, caramel and chocolate into the mix and you have publicity in a plastic cup.
(CBS News) Parents, you try so hard to educate your children about the world. But there are some things you just can't teach them. Some things they need to learn for themselves - or, as is the case in this video, some things they can learn from the family dog. Fourteen-month old Elsie gets a lesson on drinking from a garden hose in this video, thanks to some helpful boxers.Continue »
(CBS News) When boys grow up, their toys get bigger. But the boys over at the X Games may have claim to the biggest toy of all. ESPN's "2012 X Games Los Angeles" was the stage for a Guinness World Record-breaking Hot Wheels display. Ever wonder what a Hot Wheels loop would look like with actual cars? Wonder no more.Continue »
Sometimes the most exciting moments in a movie theater are not in the main feature, but in the COMING ATTRACTIONS ... parceled out in tiny bits, enticing us to buy MORE tickets.
Movie trailers got their name when they were originally shown after the feature ended. But theater owners soon discovered that when movies end, people LEAVE! So, trailers were moved to being shown BEFORE the main feature.Continue »
Whitney Houston's godmother, Aretha Franklin, honored the singer with a musical tribute during a concert in Charlotte, N.C. last Tuesday.
Franklin sang one of Houston's biggest hits," I Will Always Love You," and asked the crowd to pray for the family.
Health concerns led Franklin to cancel a scheduled appearance during Saturday's funeral for Houston in Newark, N.J.
(CBS) - A video which allegedly captured the Loch Ness monster of Iceland - better known as the Lagarfljot river worm -- has quickly become an Internet sensation.
(CBS) - CBS' "Sunday Morning" has a canine fan that can't seem to get enough of the show's theme music.Continue »
YouTube mash-ups of movie trailers - especially those which promise ironic counterpoints - may be a dime a dozen, and as editing tools get ever easier, the price point will doubtless drop further.Continue »