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reefermadnesscroppedWhen high school students get addicted to weed, bad stuff happens. Reefer Madness depicts the horrific consequences — a hit and run, manslaughter, suicide, attempted rape, hallucinations, and a descent into madness. [NSFW probably. It’s complicated.] [Mas…]

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After futebol, soltar pipas, is Brasil’s most popular sport. In the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, flying the pipa is more than a leisurely escape from on-the-ground realities — it’s a venue for battle, with the entire sky as the arena. Pipa designs and airborne “cutting” strategies have been passed through generations, from rooftop to rooftop.

Filmmakers Guilherme Tensol and Leandro HBL spent time in Rocinha, Rio’s largest favela, among its young pipa warriors and elder statesmen, absorbing their secrets and documenting their stories.

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Anna Akana explains how to NOT get raped. [Adult content, F-bomb, NSFW.]

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Cameras were rolling in Jerusalem when Nazareth carpenter Yeshua Ben-Yosef and friends gathered for a Passover seder that would turn out to be Ben-Yosef’s Last Supper. Here’s their video.

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avocadosforbiddenAre Avocados from Mexico the Bible’s Forbidden Fruit? [Mas…]

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detroitnewsfridaheadlineIn the early 1930s, Frida Kahlo joined her (at the time) much more famous husband Diego Rivera in Detroit, Michigan, where he was prepping murals. The Detroit News caught up with the couple and the resulting feature story is in a new exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Art.

“Senora Diego Rivera,” as she’s called in the article, didn’t let Diego hog the limelight, even though she was dressed in a “foolish little ruffled apron.”

“Of course he [Diego] does pretty well for a little boy,” she told reporter Florence Davies, “but it is I who am the big artist.”

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sexybackThey’re bringing sexy back?? Director Liz Bar does not like the way these damn kids today dance. It’s not like the old days, she writes: [Mas…]


She finally made it to New York City and you won’t believe what happened next.

TV crew records purple OVNI/UFO hovering over Lima, Peru (videos)

by ZORRO MULDER February 25, 2015 El Now
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A TV production crew in Lima, Peru, has videotaped a purple disc-shaped OVNI/UFO hovering near a construction site. Television show Alto al Crimen was shooting an episode in the upscale Miraflores district on February 10, when the show’s host, Congressman Renzo Reggiardo, stopped an interview to allow his cameraman to shoot the strange-looking object:

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Buy Money.FAKE NOTES,DOLLAR PRINTING,FAKE MONEY,Euro (video)

by SOUNDS LEGIT February 23, 2015 Cultura
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Buy Money .FAKE NOTES,DOLLAR PRINTING,FAKE MONEY,Euro banknote production,Bills,POUNDS printing Fake Notes US Dollar,Euro,Pounds,Australia dollar,currency printing,Jamaican dollar Buy Money .FAKE NOTES,DOLLAR PRINTING,FAKE MONEY,Euro banknote production,Bills,POUNDS Printing Fake Notes US Dollar,Euro,Pounds,Australia dollar,currency printing,Jamaican dollar We sale counterfeit Euro,counterfeit dollar,Anti-counterfeit banknotes

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‘El Zombie de la Muerte’ ❤️ brains — tacos, that is (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN February 20, 2015 Cultura
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Everyone knows zombies ❤️ brains. And Mexican zombies? Tacos de sesos, of course.

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‘De Lord of de Rins,’ a stop-motion video the ‘Mexican Wey’

by Verdana Bold February 11, 2015 Cultura
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Middle Earth will never seem the same after this stop-motion animated version of Lord of the Rings. Ooops — we mean De Lord of de Rins, re-imagined the Mexican Wey.

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I’m Popeye, the (Realistic) Sailor Man! (video)

by Verdana Bold February 5, 2015 Cartoons
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In a world where chivalry and chemistry collide, Popeye the Sailor Man’s quest for true love with Olive Oyl faces an enemy even stronger than Bluto.

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Happy Black History Month: Eddie Murphy is ‘Mr. White’ (video)

by Verdana Bold February 4, 2015 Cultura
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What exactly is life like for white Americans in America? Eddie Murphy went undercover to find out. PREVIOUSLY ON WHITE LIFE:

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The sad true story behind ‘Spare Parts’ (videos, audio)

by Verdana Bold January 23, 2015 Audio
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In 2004, an Arizona high school team beat the odds by topping M.I.T in an underwater robotics competition. The undocumented team members’ stories inspired a book, a documentary, and now a feature film produced by and starring George Lopez. Spare Parts (trailer, above) is in theaters now. This interview with two original team members by […]

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MLK is back from dead and not all that happy (SNL video)

by Verdana Bold January 19, 2015 El Now
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When a student has trouble writing a school paper on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the slain civil rights leader returns from the dead to help him out.

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R. Crumb 1970: Mr. Natural’s 719th Meditation (video)

by Verdana Bold January 5, 2015 Cartoons
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Mr. Natural’s 719th Meditation by R. Crumb was first published as a comic in 1970. Crumb created ZAP Comix and is the artist behind 60s and 70s memes like Mr. Natural, Fritz the Cat, and Keep On Truckin. This new YouTube version of the strip adds music and sound effects.

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El Bob Dylan en Estilo Norteño: ‘It Must Be Santa’ (music video)

by MOON GUAC December 24, 2014 Cultura
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Who’s got a beard that’s long and white? Santa’s got a beard that’s long and white Who comes around on a special night? Santa comes around on a special night Special night, beard that’s white Must be Santa, must be Santa Must be Santa, Santa Claus [Listen closely as Bob Dylan lists Santa’s eight reindeer […]

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I’m pissed off! I was racially profiled for being an Asian (NSFW video)

by Verdana Bold December 9, 2014 Cultura
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It’s hard being an Asian in America, Tony Vinh explains to the crowd at Cap City Comedy Club in Austin, TX. For example, you can get racially profiled and people think you have a small penis. [NSFW adult language.]

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Bobby Gomez gets ‘El Tux’ and now he’s a sexy chambelan (videos)

by Verdana Bold December 5, 2014 Cultura
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Chubby Bobby Gomez gets invited to a quinceañera as a chambelan, but he can’t find a tuxedo that fits. Dad drags out the outfit he wore when he got married in 1972 and El Tux turns out to be a blessing in disguise. As long as we’re talking quinceañera and chambelans, here’s maybe the greatest […]

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You are what you text: Here’s how to request a taco emoji

by MOSCA MEXICAN November 20, 2014 Cultura
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The Unicode Consortium — the international group that sets tech specs so people around the world can use computers in any language — is considering the addition of new “emoji” next year, and one of them may be the computer code to display a taco. The consortium published this illustration on their blog so everyone knows […]

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After 45 minutes with no pulse, Boca mom returns (video)

by Verdana Bold November 12, 2014 El Now
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After an uneventful C-section, Boca Raton, Florida, mother Ruby Graupera-Cassimiro’s pulse stopped for 45 minutes. When her heart resumed beating on its own, Graupera-Cassimiro regained consciousness and shared her tale of what she found on “the other side.”

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The more you know: ‘Girl Code 101′ (poetry video)

by Verdana Bold November 5, 2014 Cultura
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It’s hard to be female in America, as “gamergate” and the catcall videos show. But once you know how the system works, you can maybe find a way to make a change. Blythe Baird takes the mic with Girl Code 101.

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Watch: ‘Las lecciones de Silveria (Silveria’s lessons)’

by Verdana Bold October 21, 2014 Cultura
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Little Silveria learns a lesson she’ll never forget in this short video from director Yolanda Cruz.

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