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The Awesome Way Mario’s Voice Actor Got His Job

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Charles Martinet has been the voice of Mario, Nintendo’s ever present mascot, since 1995, though fans today couldn’t imagine anyone but Martinet having the role, he actually only managed to score it in the first place because of his own quick thinking.

Birds Sling Sick Burns At One Another When They Sing

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The gentle cheeping of a bird is one of the life’s sweetest pleasures, right up until you realise it’s almost certainly coming from a male bird screaming that he wants to get laid. Apparently along with being used to woo the ladies, singing serves the dual function of “dissing” other males.

Sikhs Are Basically Batman

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When it comes to naming the most badass religion, it’s hard to top Sikhism, sure the Norse religion has Thor and Buddhism has all those temples full of shaolin monks, but Sikhism literally dictates that all of its followers have to carry a dagger and be willing to use it at all times to protect the helpless.

The Hyrax, AKA, The Manatee of the Land

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Yep, as weird as it’s going to sound, that creature pictured above is more related to a manatee than anything else and we know because of its weird nutsack.

You’re Not Allowed to Sell an Oscar Statuette

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With the Oscars right around the corner we thought we’d discuss a little known fact about those tiny little gold statues everyone gets given, by which we mean, tell you about the fact no one is allowed to sell them.