Tag Archives | shock

The ‘Kingsman’ Scene That Could Shock and Awe Audiences

115d05d60e02f2a6983961fab715b2862797905c

In a highly suspenseful scene in the new blockbuster action and spy-parody film, Kingsman: The Secret Service, an interlude occurs just before the final fight sequence. This interlude is quite memorable because it depicts the actions of Obama and several other world leaders.

Warning: Major plot spoilers ahead.

Sony’s The Interview will go down as one of the most controversial films ever produced, given the firestorm over its plot about the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. So we are curious to watch how the world — and the U.S. in particular — reacts to Fox’s new action movie, Kingsman: The Secret Service.

(Seriously, stop reading here if you don’t want any of the film’s plot spoiled for you.)

The film stars newcomer Taron Egerton as Eggsy, a rebellious teen recruited into the titular U.K. spy agency by Harry Hart (Colin Firth). Meanwhile, a billionaire named Valentine (Samuel L.

Read the rest
Continue Reading

Electric Eel Condom Promises to Put a Spark In Sex Lives

It’s no secret condoms suck, but they’re a necessary evil. Last year, Bill and Melinda Gates challenged innovators to invent a condom that wouldn’t lessen sensations felt during sex. Well, get ready to be shocked. Sort of.

Via Huffington Post:

…Notable entries included a condom made from collagen derived from beef tendon claiming to approximate human skin, and a condom that actually tightens during intercourse. But none of these really give the jolt some may be looking for.

Last week, Georgia Tech students Firaz Peer and Andrew Quitmeyer introduced their “Electric Eel” condom on IndieGogo, which they describe as an “open-source digital condom prototype using electrodes and soft-circuitry.” In laymen’s terms, it supplies mild vibrations — a “digital” rather than “physical” enhancement to the standard condom, as the creators put it.

While battery-operated devices can be a woman’s best friend, the words “voltage,” circuitry” and “electricity” are rather terrifying to anyone with a vulva.

Read the rest
Continue Reading