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Things We Saw Today: Beetlejuice and Lydia Taking In Some Summer Sun

Things We Saw Today


These two Beetlejuice cosplayers chronicle their exploits at Cosplay for the Recent Deceased. (via Fashionably Geek, photo by Tascha Dearing)

  • My favorite headline of the day comes from this The Frisky piece on radical street theater: Vagina Saves Penis From Attack By Angry Man.
  • Give a watch to There She Is, a short film on two plus-size beauty pageant queens that asks the questions “Does beauty have a limited definition? Can we make that definition more inclusive?” You can watch the whole thing on its website.

European game magazine Gamereactor decided to remove Ellie from the Last Of Us promotional artwork (left) sent to them by Naughty Dog for their cover story (right) on the game. (Rely On Horror, thanks to tipster Glitchy)

  • If you voice a suicidal thought to Siri, she (fine, it) will now bring up the number to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and ask if you’d like to call them. If you don’t respond after a short period of time Siri will pull up a list of local suicide prevention centers. Said John Draper, the director of the National Suicide Prevention Lifetime Network, “You would be really surprised. There are quite a number of people who say very intimate things to Siri or to computers. People who are very isolated tend to converse with Siri.” (Jezebel)
  • Via SuperHeroHype, we have some new/updated movie release dates: X-Men: Days of Future Past, now 5/23/2014, and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, now 7/18/2014, swapped dates; Assassin’s Creed has been pushed back to 6/19/2015; and Independence Day 2 will come out one day before Independence Day in 2015.

These jean shorts convert the body heat from your butt into energy that charges your cell phone. Unfortunately, they are not yet for sale. (Bit Rebels)

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