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Watch Sea Turtles Awkwardly Try to Use Their Flippers as Arms

Sea turtle flippers might appear to be useful for swimming and... not much else. But it turns out at least some turtles them have figured out a way to use these appendages like an awkward pair of arms.

NASA Spacecraft Avoids Very Embarrassing Collision With Mars' Moon NASA Spacecraft Avoids Very Embarrassing Collision With Mars' Moon

We’re all a little uncoordinated at times, but when you’re a hunk of metal hurling through space, the consequences are a bit more severe. This week, NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN), which has been orbiting the Red Planet for two years, had to perform a last-minute maneuver to avoid a disastrous…

Rubio's Campaign Staffers Stole Wifi from a Pizza Place–And Got Caught  Rubio's Campaign Staffers Stole Wifi from a Pizza Place–And Got Caught 

GOP presidential candidate and Florida-themed Ken doll Marco Rubio is running a campaign so thrifty that staffers have been stealing wifi.

Some Knucklehead In the Pentagon Accidentally Shipped Live Anthrax Some Knucklehead In the Pentagon Accidentally Shipped Live Anthrax

Some bonehead at an Defense Department lab accidentally shipped live anthrax spores to government and commercial recipients through a commercial shipping service. What a goof!

Please Don't Call Me on Facebook Messenger  Please Don't Call Me on Facebook Messenger 

Facebook Messenger just introduced video calling. Since Messenger is supposed to be a full-fledged communication plaform, this feels a little overdue. But overdue doesn’t mean welcome: Now our Facebook friends have the ability to cold video-call us whenever chat is turned on.

NYPD Caught Editing Wikipedia Articles on Police Brutality NYPD Caught Editing Wikipedia Articles on Police Brutality

Looks like the long arm of the law is trying to diddle Wikipedia into submission. Members of the NYPD are trying to scrub Wikipedia's entries about police violence.

How a movie sex scene actually looks on the set (mildly NSFW) How a movie sex scene actually looks on the set (mildly NSFW)

As you could imagine, all those sex scenes that look so hot on the big screen are actually quite awkward while filming. Check out this behind-the-scenes clip of Brooklyn Decker and Patrick Wilson trying to get into it while they get sprayed with fake sweat on the set of Joe Carnahan's movie Stretch.

Seeing strangers take off each other's clothes is quite awkward Seeing strangers take off each other's clothes is quite awkward

Here's the official, anted up sequel to First Kiss, called Undress Me, which means "strangers" are taking off each other's clothes now in a video to promote the new season of Masters of Sex. It doesn't quite have the well acted charm of the original and you feel more like a voyeur this time around but watching…

Models pranked into talking about children deaths gets awkward fast Models pranked into talking about children deaths gets awkward fast

In this Save the Children campaign, fashion models are pranked to participate in a fictitious fashion TV commercial for a mystery brand. The awkward moment comes when they are asked to say things like "1 out of every 7 children die before their fifth anniversary" in a sexy manner.

Watching complete strangers kiss for the first time is really beautiful Watching complete strangers kiss for the first time is really beautiful

Um, wow. I don't know if it's the song selection or because it's in black and white or the fact that everybody in this video is so attractive, but what started out as incredibly awkward—seeing two strangers meet each other and kiss—turned into something pretty damn beautiful. The premise of the video, called First Kiss

Philadelphia's pro sports teams shared "awesome porn stash" in the showers Philadelphia's pro sports teams shared "awesome porn stash" in the showers

Philadelphia's baseball and football teams—the Phillies and the Eagles—shared the Veterans Stadium in the 90s. That included the shower, the rest room area and, according to one of the Eagle's teammates, the blue chest, a big box brimming with "an awesome collection of porn."

These people posing with awkward high school portraits are awkward too These people posing with awkward high school portraits are awkward too

It may seem fun and cathartic to exorcise your demons by joining the Awkward Years Project, but posing with awkward high-school photos will prove to be equally awkward 20 years from now.

A Tribute To Girls Who Wear Glasses A Tribute To Girls Who Wear Glasses

Jezebel, our sister site, has some words of appreciation for those members of the finer sex who manage to make corrective eye wear look so good. Girls who wear glasses, I implore you: never get contacts. [Jezebel Image: SashaW]

8 Excellent Ways To Use Technology...To Break Up With Someone 8 Excellent Ways To Use Technology...To Break Up With Someone

Planning on dumping your dame (or dude) anytime soon? Make every future Valentine's Day extra special for your ex by giving them a breakup memory they'll never forget! Here are a few high tech ways to get the message across.

Pretend You're Bathing With A Na'vi This Valentine's Day Pretend You're Bathing With A Na'vi This Valentine's Day

Slaves were creating mosaic objects thousands of years BC, but I bet they never dreamed of a bathtub covered in glittering photo-luminescent mosaic tiles. In fact, I bet they never even knew what a bathtub was.

NASA Scientists to Approach Girl By 2018 NASA Scientists to Approach Girl By 2018

Click to viewAn Onion News Network piece that makes fun of NASA and awkward flirtation all at once? Be still my laughing heart. Seriously, though: it's good to have an eight-year plan.

Bad Valentine: On Finding Awkward, Geek Love Bad Valentine: On Finding Awkward, Geek Love

Love can be difficult. Throwing tech into the mix can complicate things even more.

Vending Machine in a Bathroom: the Circle of Life Vending Machine in a Bathroom: the Circle of Life

When looking at this photo, just imagine that song from the Lion King in your head, when Simba is being held up in front of all the other lions. You know what I'm talking about. [FailBlog]

Uniqlo to Set Up Human Vending Machines, Ruin Shopping Forever Uniqlo to Set Up Human Vending Machines, Ruin Shopping Forever

Are you looking to buy clothes in the most awkward way possible? Well, Japanese clothing retailer Uniqlo is bringing that opportunity to holiday shoppers in New York's Times Square by setting up human vending machines. Yes, they're vending machines with mimes inside, with human assistants in metallic bodysuits there…

Kathy Griffin Talks About Dating Woz on Today

One half of the most awkward relationship ever was on the Today Show this morning. Yes, Kathy Griffin was talking about her former relationship with Apple co-founder and Segway enthusiast Steve Wozniack. Apparently, Woz met and married some new woman in three weeks and they're already planning kids. Woz, you animal…

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