The pebble toad, which sometimes goes by it’s much harder to pronounce Latin name of, Oreophrynella nigra, is a small species of amphibian native to Venezuela that has evolved one of the most kick-ass defence mechanisms in the animal kingdom. Turning into a ball and peacing the fuck out.
R.J. MacReady from the movie The Thing, is the kind of movie hero you could go for a beer with, as long as that beer was followed by 19 more beers and a couple of shots. Something we say because in the first draft of the film’s script, he was supposed to be an abusive, alcoholic asshole.
Few pieces of fictional clothing, save for perhaps the legendary sweater of fuzziness donned by Mister Rogers, are as iconic as Fonzie’s bitchin’ leather jacket. A jacket it turns out Fonzie was only allowed to wear because the producers of Happy Days hustled like a bunch of motherfuckers.
The US version of The Office is a show known for its eclectic cast of characters, most of which have like, a singular defining character trait. Michael Scott is a bumbling dumbass, Dwight Shrute is an ass-kissing weirdo and Jim Halpert is a sociopathic dickhole who spends the thousands of his own dollars harassing the shit out of his coworker.
Given that they openly refer to themselves as dumbasses, you wouldn’t really expect the cast of the Jackass movies and TV show to be all that smart. However, as it turns out, they’ve actually been behind two of the most technologically impressive feats of the last decade.