A Look at the 20,000-Calorie Diet of a Professional Strongman

The latest episode of the Vice series FUEL takes a look at the eating habits of Robert “Obie” Oberst, a 400-pound professional strongman who consumes up to 20,000 calories a day to stay competitive.

I have six meals a day. If I don’t eat enough, my body gets shaky, I get headaches. My body is running at a point now where it’s used to having good fuel, so I cut that off and my body just revolts.

Obie has also shared his recipe for Strongman Pasta for those interested in bulking up.

Marvel Releases the First Official ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Trailer and Poster

Marvel has released the first official trailer and poster for Avengers: Age of Ultron, the sequel to the 2012 film The Avengers. The trailer features ominous dialog from the character of Ultron, voiced by James Spader, over an eerie version of the song “I’ve Got No Strings” from the classic Disney film PinocchioAvengers: Age of Ultron, directed by Joss Whedon, is scheduled to release in theaters on May 1st, 2015.


For the sake of comparison, here is the original version of “I’ve Got No Strings.”

image via Marvel

via Adri Cowan

Bluesmart, Carry-On Luggage With a Built-In Scale, Device Charger, and Smartphone-Controlled Lock

Bluesmart is a forthcoming piece of carry-on luggage produced by New York City-based company Bluesmart Technologies that connects to a smartphone for a number of “smart” features, including lock control and weight monitoring via a built-in scale. The roller bag also features a built-in device charger and a mileage tracker to let users know how far they’ve traveled. The company is currently seeking funding for the product on Indiegogo.





images via Bluesmart

via Casey Neistat

Maymo the Lemon Beagle Dog and His Sister Penny Go Trick-or-Treating in a Fabulous Array of Costumes

Maymo the Lemon Beagle and his little sister Penny went trick-or-treating in their fabulous array of costumes, just like they did last year, but unfortunately wound up with more tricks than treats in their pumpkins. It’s only when they got to the very last “door”, that all their adorable efforts became worth their time.