‘The Imitation Game’ Screenwriter Graham Moore and Director Morten Tyldum Appear on SciShow to Discuss Alan Turing

Screenwriter Graham Moore and director Morten Tyldum from the film The Imitation Game appeared on a recent episode of SciShow. In the episode, the pair answer host Hank Green‘s questions about the life and work of mathematician Alan Turing and how they adapted his story to the screen. Turing’s work in codebreaking is credited as a major contribution to ending World War II.

The Whisker Dam, An Ingenious Device for Protecting Mustaches From Getting Wet While Drinking


The Whisker Dam is an ingenious product for protecting one’s mustache from getting wet while drinking. The device rests along the rim of a glass, leaving enough space to take a sip of beverage while providing ample separation between fluid and facial hair.

The Whisker Dam is an easy to use solution for guarding your stache’ from the indulgent beverages one may consume. When it comes to moustache guards you will not find a more premium product. Made from 100% Copper, dressed with a timeless patina and coated with a non-toxic barrier, the Whisker Dam has been handcrafted to perfection.





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A Supercut of Singer Darlene Love Singing ‘Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)’ on ‘The Late Show With David Letterman’

The Late Show With David Letterman has put together a supercut of the best of singer and actress Darlene Love performing the song “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” on the show. Love has performed the song for Letterman on his show every year since 1986 when he was the host of Late Night, and will appear on The Late Show on December 19, 2014 to perform it one last time before Letterman retires in 2015.

In a clip from the upcoming episode, Love explains that she has said she will never perform the song on another show after her last Late Show performance, implying that she may perform it at live appearances.

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Kurzgesagt Offers an Incredibly Simple Method for Debunking Most Conspiracy Theories

A recent video by design group Kurzgesagt offers an incredibly simple method for debunking most conspiracy theories, or at least as they put it, “the most stupid ones.”

Most Conspiracy Theories are stupid. By the power of the internet they spread like wildfire and often poison discussions. But there is hope – we developed a way to debunk conspiracies in just a few seconds…

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A Simple and Handsome Illustrated Guide to Properly Rocking a Pocket Square by Art of Manliness

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The lifestyle blog Art of Manliness has released a simple and handsome illustrated guide to properly rocking a pocket square. The illustration includes four simple folds that can be used when wearing a pocket square, and instructions to create each look. The art for the guide was done by illustrator Ted Slampyak of Storyteller’s Workshop, Inc.

image via Art of Manliness

A Supercut of Stephen Colbert’s Best Sign Offs From ‘The Colbert Report’

Comedy Central has compiled a supercut of Stephen Colbert’s best sign offs from the nine-year run of The Colbert Report. The show ended on December 18, 2014 with a final sign off delivered from Santa’s sleigh while holding Captain America’s shield.

If you can’t stand the idea of us being apart, just pause this screen and hug your television for 23-and-a-half hours. That warmth you feel isn’t radiation. It’s me loving you back.

The Kloons Lip Sync a Conversation About Bill Murray Between Nik Kazoura’s Mother and Aunt in Episode 5 of ‘Sisters’

In episode five of their web series SistersMitch Lewis and Nik Kazoura of The Kloons lip sync a recorded conversation between Kazoura’s mother and aunt on the topic of Bill Murray. One of the women seems particularly impressed with Murray’s recent role in the film St. Vincent.

A Compilation of Times Stephen Colbert Has Cracked Up and Broken Character While Filming ‘The Colbert Report’

Comedy Central has put together a compilation of times Stephen Colbert has cracked up while filming The Colbert Report. A few times Colbert even breaks character from the ultra-conservative persona he put on for the show.

After more than nine years on the air, The Colbert Report ended its run on December 18, 2014 with a group sing-along featuring many famous friends of the show.

‘Pee-wee’s Playhouse’ Arrives on Netflix Including ‘The Pee-wee’s Playhouse Christmas Special’

Pee-wee Herman (previously) himself (Paul Reubens) announced on his Facebook page that all 45 episodes of the classic television show Pee-wee’s Playhouse have been added for instant streaming through Netflix, including the show’s prime-time Christmas special. The series was recently restored for a Blu-ray release by Shout! Factory.

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image via Pee-wee Herman

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Stephen Colbert Signs Off From the Final ‘Colbert Report’ by Singing ‘We’ll Meet Again’ With a Few Famous Friends

After a nine-year run on Comedy Central, host Stephen Colbert signed off from the final episode of The Colbert Report by singing “We’ll Meet Again” with a truly impressive list of friends including Jon Stewart, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Big Bird, and Cyndi Lauper just to name a few. Colbert then got into Santa’s sleigh with Abraham Lincoln and Alex Trebek to fly off into eternity.