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No More Stars (Star Wars)  Abandoned Movie Sets / Set abbandonatiTunisia September 2010, Photographic Series /Serie Fotografica, Lambda Prints 

This is a series of photographs taken in the abandoned movie sets of the film saga Star Wars, filmed in different locations in the south of Tunisia. Unexpectedly those sets have been left on location and therefore after years some of it have now become ruins, almost as some sort strange archeological sites. 

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CREDIT: Mark Wanzel, Barrie Examiner
Winner of the 2012 National Newspaper Award in the category of news photography. The photo depicts a police officer trying desperately to hold on to a man trying to jump from an overpass to a busy highway.
See more winners and runners-up at the NNA website.

CREDIT: Mark Wanzel, Barrie Examiner

Winner of the 2012 National Newspaper Award in the category of news photography. The photo depicts a police officer trying desperately to hold on to a man trying to jump from an overpass to a busy highway.

See more winners and runners-up at the NNA website.

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The Globe and Mail fell for a really lame April Fools’ joke about Clint Eastwood making a Stompin’ Tom Connors biopic. It was so obviously a fake story — the actor playing Connors supposedly said “learning to speak Canadian is a lot harder than I thought” and Shania Fucking Twain was cast as his wife — that it should have immediately raised red flags. But even tracking down a couple of the nonexistent quotes, such as one supposedly given by Eastwood to The Hollywood Reporter, would have immediately made it clear this whole thing was a prank.
People at the Globe have since pulled the story without acknowledging their mistake.

The Globe and Mail fell for a really lame April Fools’ joke about Clint Eastwood making a Stompin’ Tom Connors biopic. It was so obviously a fake story — the actor playing Connors supposedly said “learning to speak Canadian is a lot harder than I thought” and Shania Fucking Twain was cast as his wife — that it should have immediately raised red flags. But even tracking down a couple of the nonexistent quotes, such as one supposedly given by Eastwood to The Hollywood Reporter, would have immediately made it clear this whole thing was a prank.

People at the Globe have since pulled the story without acknowledging their mistake.

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Trailer for ‘The Wolverine’ starring Hugh Jackman

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CTV Calgary has since cleared up the confusion.

CTV Calgary has since cleared up the confusion.

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This may be the worst drunk tattoo ever. 

This may be the worst drunk tattoo ever. 

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University of Alberta voice coach David Ley has developed a revolutionary new technique to help singers hit those difficult high notes and dazzle crowds with their spectacular vocals.

He, um… he just like holds a vibrator up to their throats… and I guess some of them feel better afterwards. 

“You can actually watch on a spectrograph how vocal energy grows,” he says. “Even when you take the vibrator off, the frequencies are greater than when first applied.

Perhaps it all makes more sense when you see the vibrator he uses, which almost resembles a computer mouse and not, you know, anything more scandalous.

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17,616 Men Went to the ER for Zipper-Related Penis Injuries Between 2002 and 2010 →

A new paper titled “Zip-related genital injury" in the urology journal BJU International has some surprising (U.S.) statistics about how many men get their penises caught in zippers.

Between 2002 and 2010, 17,616 people went to the emergency room for zipper-related genital injuries. That’s about 2,000 caught genitals per year, with the penis “almost always the only genital organ involved,” according to the researchers at UC San Francisco. 

Yet another reason men’s fashion needs to embrace the button fly. 

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New York Rangers defenceman Marc Staal takes a slapshot to the eye. 

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