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In 2001, art collective /////////fur//// developed Painstation, a video game designed to punish the player’s poor performance. Based on the classic Pong , Painstation measures your skill and reacts to how you’re playing compared to your opponent. The right hand controls a simple joystick controller, while the left hand is placed about the PEU – Pain Execution Unit.


New Hotness: Extreme Jaccuzzing

Forget extreme ironing , extreme jaccuzzing is what all the cool kids are doing these days. Back in 2001, two Swiss brothers kludged together a homemade jaccuzzi (added “c” for legal purposes) with a tarp, pallets, rope and a homemade water heater and hung out in it on the side of a mountain. After years of tinkering and perfecting their design, they formed an official association and began to bring their jaccuzzis to environments where a good hot soaking had never taken place



Bristling Over Bristol

Today in head-desk news, NY Daily News and a variety of sources report that The Candie’s Foundation, a nonprofit that fights teen pregnancy by promoting abstinence, paid Bristol Palin $262,500 for her work as their spokesperson in 2009. ThinkProgress did the math and found that Bristol’s salary was about seven times what the foundation spent on actually preventing teen pregnancy: the group disbursed only $35,000 in grants to actual teen pregnancy health and counseling clinics: $25,000 to the Mt. Sinai Adolescent Health Center and $10,000 to the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy Wow, being a walking incarnation of Learn From My Fail sure must have a high overhead! Submitted by: Unknown



Dakota Fanning Steps Out for “New Moon” Premiere

Showing off her adorable smile, Dakota Fanning was in high spirits at the premiere of Summit Entertainment’s “Twilight Saga: New Moon” at the Mann Village Theater in Westwood, California on Monday night (November 16). Making her debut in the “Twilight” franchise, Miss Fanning plays a character named Jane, who is a high ranking guard in the Italian “royal family” named the Volturi. Doing her part for charity, as well, Dakota spent the previous evening at First Star’s Celebration for Children’s Rights at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre. The 15-year-old award winning actress serves as one of the group’s Youth Ambassadors.


The Jonas Brothers checks out italy!

Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas, Nick JonasGetting in some sightseeing, the Jonas Brothers were spotted out and about in Milan, Italy earlier today (November 6). Joe, Kevin, and Nick all looked a bit chilly as they bundled up in their stylish outerwear to kill some time before their gig at Pala Olimpico in Torino tonight.  Last night the JoBros were seen catching a flight at Schoenfeld Airport en route to Italy following their evening at the MTV European Music Awards. The “Burnin Up” rockers were up for the Best Group trophy, but ended up losing out to German rockers Tokio Hotel.