This is what Brazilian jiu jitzu, or BJJ, is all about: crazy complicated submissions that the opponent never sees coming and cannot possibly escape. Watch this video to learn how to do a kimura to guillotine submission with Hillary and Joanne of MMA Girls.
If you've got your opponent on the ground in a UFC fight and you're still standing, the next thing you have to do is pass the guard they'll probably get up. Watch this video to see UFC great Joe Lauzon demonstrate passing guard on MMA Girls very own Joanne.
Leg locks are some of the easiest and most effective submissions in MMA, and form an essential part of your ground game. Watch this video to see Joanne and Risha of MMA Girls teach you how to set up leg locks.
Super Mario Brothers! No, wait... Super Meat Boy! Yep, that's right. Meat. As in "cube" steak. As in a square piece of beef with eyes and a shitty grin, who just happens to be in love with a band-aid. I have no idea why. And no matter how shocked you are to see your dinner on ...more
It's currently 2011, but when you fire up your game console, put your hands on the controller and play the new Dead Space 2 video game, you're warped into the future— into the year 2511— just 3 years after the events that took place in the first Dead Space. And it's sure to be ...more
If you're trying to get a triangle on someone in an MMA or jiu jitzu fight and they hide their arm to try and relieve the pressure on their neck, they might think they are safe. They aren't. Watch this video to learn how to finish the triangle in this situation from Joanne and ...more
If you're fighting a strong wrestler in MMA, finishing them off can be tough since their style is so defensive. Watch this video to learn how to get such a fighter into a guillotine finish when they have you mounted from UFC star Jon Fitch and Joanne of MMA Girls.
The armbar might be the most widely used submission in MMA, and can be entered from all sorts of situations. In this video UFC star Kurt Pellegrino will teach you, along with Joanne of MMA Girls, how to do an armbar from side control and win your next mixed martial arts fight.
Side control is a great place to be in a MMA fight. There are all sorts of great things you can do to hurt your opponent and end the fight. In this video Hillary and Joanne of MMA girls will teach you how to do a kimura submission from side control and take the fight.
One of the reasons that MMA is cooler than boxing is the abundance of different moves and strategies that can be used in any situation. Take this video for instance. In it Hillary and Joanne of MMA Girls will teach you how to go from a gi collar choke to a fake scissor sweep a ...more
The ground and pound is one of the most controversial aspects of MMA fighting, and is a great chance for you to do a lot of damage to your opponent. In this video UFC fighter Joe Lauzon will show you how to use an elbow technique from guard to defend yourself and get a solid e ...more
Kenny Florian is one of the stars of UFC, and your fighting could definitely improve from his teachings. Watch this video to learn how to do a variation on the guillotine choke with a rear naked choke grip submission with UFC superstar Kenny Florian and Joanne of MMA Girls.
If you're as sick and tired as we are of slutty girls walking around in hiked-up and whored out versions of Snow White and "angel" costumes on Halloween, then you can fight back by turning to the opposite end of the spectrum. No, we're not telling you to dress up like an Amish ...more
Willow Smith has what it takes to be a star, just like her parents, Will and Jada Smith, and her brother, Jaden Smith. But this Smith, at the tender age of 9, is quickly becoming a pop superstar and preteen trendsetter, thanks to her music video "Whip My Hair". The music vide ...more
Kick Ass Review Part 2: Gameplay and Design In the game, you can play as Kick Ass, Hit Girl, or Big Daddy. Each charater has a light and heavy attack that can be strung together into small combos. Each character also has three special attacks assigned to the Square, Triangle, ...more
It's time to discover how fun art and drawing is! Learn how to draw the cartoon character Bubbles from Powerpuff Girls. Drawing is a way of creating and expressing ourselves, and therefore the result is always beautiful. Drawingnow.com brings you step-by-step drawing tutorial ...more
Kick Ass Review Part 3: Conclusions [Spoiler Alert! Plot points are discussed from the movie and comic in this section!] Big Daddy as a selectable character presents problems for the story in the game. In the movie and in the comic, Bid Daddy dies. As a playable character th ...more
This video focuses on drawing the hands of anime girls. It also covers foreshortening, and how to accurately depict hands when using this technique. Use this technique when you want to emphasize your character's hands, such as when she gets into a fight.
In MMA nearly every part of the body is fair game for attacks and attacking, even the toes. In this video Joanne and Risha of MMA Girls will teach you how to use a toe hold to submission an opponent.
The straight ankle lock, like many hold and submissions in MMA, looks like two people playing Twister except one of them is in extreme pain. Watch this video to learn when and how to use a straight ankle lock from Joanne and Risha of MMA Girls.
Not since the days of Royce Gracie have MMA fighters regularly worn a gi during fights, but in jiu jitsu and other types of fighting they definitely still do. Watch this video to learn how to do a gi collar choke from guard, with female BJJ practicioner Hillary Williams demons ...more
Taking someone down from standing is oftentimes the best way to gain the advantage in an MMA fight. In this video UFC star Joe Lauzon demonstrates how to do an armdrag to double leg takedown on the lovely and sporting Joanne of MMA Girls.
Girls can fight MMA too! And quite well, it would seem. In this video Brazilian Jiu Jitsu expert Hillary Williams will teach you how to a flower sweep from guard to get on top of your opponent and turn the tide of the fight.
Are you into MMA? Do you like girls? Well, this video combines both, as the girls of MMA show you how to perform a heel hook submission hold. If you can master this move, the fight may be over in seconds!
Learn how to play "Mad" by Ne-Yo, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here: Standard Tuning: Intro: C G Dm F (2x) Verse: C G Dm F Pre: Am G F G Am G Dm F G Am F Dm F G Am F Dm G Chorus: C G Dm F (4x) Verse: Pre: Chorus: Br ...more
Learn how to play "Hot N Cold" by Katy Perry, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here: Standard Tuning: Intro/Verse/Chorus: G D Am C Bridge: Em C9 G D You change your mind Like a girl changes clothes Yeah you, PMS Like a bit ...more
With this video, we learn how to deal with a girlfriend who tends to tell white lies. First, don't set an ultimatum with the girl, this will end up in a verbal fight and can ruin the relationship. You need to start to create a new relationship with your girlfriend so she feels ...more
It's time to discover how fun art and drawing is! Learn how to draw the anime and manga character Ino Yamanaka from Naruto. Drawing is a way of creating and expressing ourselves, and therefore the result is always beautiful. Drawingnow.com brings you step-by-step drawing tuto ...more
Kiss Ass Game First Impressions Review of the game next week. Here are some quick impressions of the game and the first level Kick ass character can fight. Heavy attacks are useful, light attacks are not. Light, heavy, and special attacks (3 types) for all character. Jump + a ...more
Happy Whore-o-ween! It's that time of year again for ladies to shed their inhibitions, show off the booty, and debase themselves. It's no great surprise that Jersey Shore is 2010's most popular costume choice. (Offended? Check out Take Back Halloween, a project that promotes ...more
Were you horrified when Gwyneth Paltrow's head ended up in a box in Se7en? Do you share Harrison Ford's opinion that Han Solo should have died in Return of the Jedi? Think Kurt Russell could have handled aliens better in The Thing? Well, sorry—you're out of luck. There's nothi ...more
Well, we have had a pretty basic story structure in the previous couple of blogs. However, for the third act there is considerable leeway on how this story can play out. You can turn a story like this into a tragedy or comedy. Remember the line from the film Stranger Than Fict ...more
GTA4 1st Person View Mod This mod has been out for a while, but with some people gettings Grand Theft Auto 4 for the PC last week because of the Steam sale, there has been talk about what are the best mods to get. There is a thread on Neogaf that talks about playing the game ...more
Learn how to play "White Horse" by Taylor Swift, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here: Standard Tuning: Capo on 5th string Intro: G C9 Em7 C9 Verse: G C9 Em7 C9 Pre: Em7 C9 D Chorus: G Em7 C9 D (2x) Em7 D/F#m C9 Bridge: ...more
Last Thursday, on October 7th, indie game developers from around the world walked down a red carpet in Santa Monica, California in the hopes of winning an IndieCade award. We previously discussed the IndieCade festival and conference, but the award show is a smaller, more incl ...more
TOP MOVIES 2011 The Artist (2011) Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.Dir: Michel Hazanavicius With: Jean Dujard ...more
This week's FIGRR is all about games that are old-new (or new-old, if you like) school. Each celebrates a different vital, yet largely taken for granted, aspect of video game history in the decidedly new-school world of indie games. Their titles betray them. Blocks That Matter ...more
The United States is a hierarchical country where the weak ones are at the bottom and the powerful ones are at the top. Garment workers are at the bottom of the list although they are the most important. Without them there would be no fashion industry. They sew and cut the gar ...more
A game labeled as 'educational' usually spells its death among hardcore gamers. The educational game genre is mostly intended for children, and games that appeal to children often lack the sort of widespread appeal that makes them commercially successful. Many people play gam ...more
Their were many pedestrians in the scene as,they seen firefighters struggling with the horrifying disaster and they couldn't do much only continue to stare as bodies continued to drop.. Firefighters arrived at the Triangle Shirt Waist Company Fire minutes after the alarm was ...more
In 1988, John Langley created COPS for the fledgling FOX network. 23 years later, the show is still running. It is the Energizer bunny of prime time television. Since John has followed more police officers and witnessed more crime than any human being on earth (absolutely no q ...more
ACTION MOVIES The Hunger Games (2012) Set in a future where the Capitol selects a boy and girl from the twelve districts to fight to the death on live television, Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister's place for the latest match.Dir: Gary Ross With: Jennife ...more
By Ethical Traveler As the world becomes ever more interconnected, being an ethical traveler becomes both easier and more urgent. Travelers today have access to far more information than we did even 10 years ago. We can observe–almost in real time–the impact that smart or sel ...more
Yes, boys. It’s true. It’s here. IT’S FOR REAL!! I am here to provide a list of things that boys should do (meaning they don’t do these things very often, probably why us girls think it’s adorable when they do) when they are pursuing one of us lovely ladies. There is a lot mo ...more
Overweight dancer Whitney Thore has become a star - shaking her 25-stone booty in online videos. The 29-year-old radio producer's clip A Fat Girl Dancing showcasing her incredible dance skills went viral and earned her fans the world over. Whitney, who has Polycystic Ovary Syn ...more
Humans are able to produce a wide variety of sounds in part because they have descended voice boxes that makes room for longer vocal tracts. Evolutionarily, this appears to have occurred before, and thus may have facilitated the evolution of language. But why would our laryn ...more
YouTube announced last October some of the original programming it was producing for its YouTube Red subscription service, and the first four originals went live on Wednesday, February 10th. The first four original series are Lazer Team, A Trip to Unicorn Island, Scare PewDie ...more
Maybe "thirst trap" should remain dead, but in the meantime, let's go over exactly what this term means when it comes to Instagram. I've heard a few different variations, but according to Urban Dictionary, thirst trap is when a person actively posts provocative images of thems ...more
Hey dolls! I have to share the secret of Copper peptides with you all. I don't know why it's taken me so long to jump on this band wagon because the science and studies behind the product are amazing! Copper peptides are proteins which are microscopically small enough to pene ...more
Many people that I know who have gone to see the Hobbit have come back unimpressed or annoyed with the film. I LOVED it. When those non-specific people, cough Loziers cough, gave me their reasons for not liking the movie, I was very annoyed... I considered the demands that the ...more
Foodborne infections often occur through the contamination of equipment, food-prep tools, and unsanitary surfaces. A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reminds us that breast pump parts are part of the food-delivery chain — and they can bec ...more
News : Step Aside Penicillin — A Deep Dive into Fungus Genes Reveals Over 1,300 Potential Antibiotics Waiting to Be Discovered
On October 17, 1943, a story in the New York Herald Tribune read "Many laymen — husbands, wives, parents, brothers, sisters, friends — beg Dr. Keefer for penicillin," according to the American Chemical Society. Dr. Chester Keefer of Boston was responsible for rationing the new ...more
Even though the 88th Academy Awards have come and gone, there's a good chance you still haven't seen all the films that were nominated—or even those that won big. To help you play catch up, check out the links below to see all the places you can rent or buy 2016's Oscar-nomin ...more
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all? Besides being one of the most notorious misquotes of all time (the line is "Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all"), it's a question that men and women probably have asked themselves more than once. ...more
To steal a quote from Mean Girls, Halloween is the one night when a girl can dress like a total slut and no one can say anything about it—but why do girls get to have all the fun? Why can't guys use the day to be good looking? Scary good looking? Well, use one of the followin ...more
Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly contagious disease that can be life-threatening for young children. New research backs a recommendation that all pregnant women receive a pertussis booster with each pregnancy, as it can help their infants fight off the infection. Cau ...more
I truly don't understand why anyone would pay $10.99 for a case of carbonated water just to feel like a Midwest mom on a diet. Every time I talk about LaCroix, pronounced La-CROY (rhymes with enjoy), it's like I take all the money I spent on my French major and light it on fir ...more
Despite a rocky start with plenty of feature disparity, the Google Assistant now provides a pretty consistent experience regardless of what device you're using it on. Be it Android, iPhone, or Google Home, the AI behind the Assistant is virtually identical — including its quir ...more
There was lots of new tech to check out at CES 2016, but you could argue that the majority of the big-ticket items weren't the most unique things in the world. Thankfully, there were a few innovative, unconventional ideas on display, and here are some of our favorites. We Get ...more
Who here binges TV on a regular basis? I know I do. Never before have we had so many options for watching our favorite shows, especially when you consider how easy it is to stream from anywhere on a mobile device. But sometimes, all that choice gets a little overwhelming. What ...more