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Teddy Ruxpin Toy is Coming Back

He’s baaaaaaack. One of the most polarizing toys from my childhood is making a comeback. That’s right folks, the Teddy Ruxpin doll is back to either make your dreams come true or to haunt them. The old Teddy Ruxpin was designed to sync up with a cassette that you placed in his belly, however this new version has a 4GB hard drive and most likely will be the darling of YouTube when people hack him to do crazy things. I suggest him singing “Black Skinhead” by Kanye. The New Ruxpin doll will retail for about $100 and is designed to be more cute than the original yet somehow comes off that much more terrifying. Check out the video below for more. Enjoy! Advertisements

No Batusi?: 10 Crazy Moments In Batman History

This is a fun little list (in video form!) compiled by Looper about the 10 craziest things that have happened to Batman throughout his existence. The craziest thing in my opinion is that he and Superman never got it on. I know what you are thinking, wouldn’t he and Robin bang first? No, that’s too easy, but the sexual tension between Bruce and Clark is so thick you could cut it with a knife! Enjoy the video.   and for those who thought The Batusi would be on the list, enjoy!

You’ve Got Ride: The AOL ‘You’ve Got Mail’ Voice Actor Is An Uber Driver In Cleveland

This is a quick video of Elwood Edwards, the voice behind AOL’s “You’ve Got Mail”. Apparently Elwood was paid $200 for the voice work when he did it back in 1989, and now, 27 years later is an Uber driver. I mean it’s kinda sad, but $200 for 5 minutes of work back in ’89 is pretty sweet. Also, I’m sure this guy is rolling in residual cash from that movie You’ve Got Mail which I haven’t seen but assume is based on his life story. Anyway, here is the video for your enjoyment. I fear for the day when Siri becomes a JustEat driver in Burbank. Also, is it just me or does he not really sound like the voice?

You think I’d have more friends: A Video of Human Population Through Time

Whitney Houston might have been a little off with that whole believing children are the future thing… I know we usually deal with pop-culture and cross-over themes but hey, it can’t hurt to be educational every once and a while. This is a pretty cool video by The American Museum of Natural History showing the Earth’s growth in human population over time. Let’s just say we’ve had a more productive past couple centuries when it comes to baby making: It took 200,000 years for our human population to reach 1 billion—and only 200 years to reach 7 billion. After watching this I have realized that we already have geeks and nerds to thank for all the technological advances we’ve made and now we gotta thank them for saving the overpopulation issue. Ya know, cause they aren’t getting laid thus no kids. The future is saved! Enjoy.