We all missed the greatest eBay auction of all time

This honor goes to "Mummified Cat Slam Dunking A Mummified Bird," which up until recently was for sale for a discount $750 buy-it-now price (via Geekologie). Because if there's anything that distinguishes you as an individual of taste and distinction, it's a barf-out effigy of Bastet schooling Horus on the basketball… » 9/27/12 11:30am 9/27/12 11:30am

The debate over basketball's "hot hand" phenomenon rages on

Back in October we told you about an in-depth study of a phenomenon known as "hot hands" — the term sometimes used to describe basketball players who appear to have transcended the limits of their normal hoop-shooting abilities. And after examining free-throw statistics from 6,150 games, the researchers concluded that… » 12/16/11 10:31am 12/16/11 10:31am

New study supports the existence of the "hot hands" phenomenon in…

Basketball fans are all familiar with terms like "hot hands," "on a roll," or "in the zone," that are used to describe players demonstrating what appears to be a streak of above-average performance. For over two decades, scientists have debated whether the phenomenon actually exists, or if basketball fans simply… » 10/06/11 10:55am 10/06/11 10:55am

Robert Rodriguez's Black Mamba short stars Kanye West, Bruce Willis and…

Check out this strange trailer for Robert Rodriguez's Nike movie called The Black Mamba. Apparently Bruce Willis, who is the devil, wants Kobe Bryant's shoes (because Kobe's the greatest player in the world... *cough*). And now Bryant has to play on a basketball court of fire (OK that part was cool). Danny Trejo's… » 2/03/11 9:58am 2/03/11 9:58am

Crazed Telekinetic Attacks Basketball In Latest Sarah Jane


Telekinesis is like rough sex, judging from the latest episode of Doctor Who spin-off The Sarah Jane Adventures . Or maybe it's more like angry masturbation — with a basketball. In any case, it's awesome to see Sarah Jane burrowing into yet another sinister science organization — without any kids following her around… » 11/15/07 9:15am 11/15/07 9:15am