JOHN STAMOS • WEDNESDAY, JULY 23 • 6:15pm ET / 3:15pm PT

He’s played with The Beach Boys and in his own band, Jesse & the Rippers. Now, the uncle you’ve always wanted stars in the new comedy, My Man Is A Loser, where he teaches men how to be better in relationships.

John Stamos has so much to share, he’s willing to lay it all out on Tumblr.

Submit your questions here, don’t be shy, then follow My Man is a Loser and hop on your dashboards on Wednesday, July 23rd at 6:15pm ET / 3:15pm PT for John Stamos’s Dashboard Confessions.


The recent release of “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" reminded me of one of my favorite ape vs. man films – this 1932 video that shows a baby chimpanzee and a baby human undergoing the same basic psychological tests.

Its gets weirder – the human baby (Donald) and the chimpanzee baby (Gua) were both raised as humans by their biological/adopted father Winthrop Niles Kellogg.  Kellogg was a comparative psychologist fascinated by the interplay between nature and nurture, and he devised a fascinating (and questionably ethical) experiment to study it:

Suppose an anthropoid were taken into a typical human family at the day of birth and reared as a child. Suppose he were fed upon a bottle, clothed, washed, bathed, fondled, and given a characteristically human environment; that he were spoken to like the human infant from the moment of parturition; that he had an adopted human mother and an adopted human father.

First, Kellogg had to convince his pregnant wife he wasn’t crazy:

 …the enthusiasm of one of us met with so much resistance from the other that it appeared likely we could never come to an agreement upon whether or not we should even attempt such an undertaking.

She apparently gave in, because Donald and Gua were raised, for nine months, as brother and sister. Much like Caesar in the “Planet of the Apes” movies, Gua developed faster than her “brother,” and often outperformed him in tasks. But she soon hit a cognitive wall, and the experiment came to an end. (Probably for the best, as Donald had begun to speak chimpanzee.)

You can read more about Kellogg’s experiment, its legacy, and public reaction to it here.


ART: Shipping Containers Painted With Greek God and Goddess Murals by Pichi & Avo

Spanish street art duo, Pichi & Avo’s participation in the North West Walls street art festival in Belgium resulted in this staggering, jaw-dropping mural.

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Tumblr IRL is a music series we produce where we give a band a space and they get to do whatever they want with it, put their style all over it, fill it with whatever they’re interested in. Like a real-life Tumblr, see? Done these with Portugal. the Man, Chromeo, Childish Gambino, and a bunch of other bright young things like that.   

London-based mystery aesthetes Jungle did the most recent one. Stuffed a ex-brewery in Brooklyn with photographs and GIFs from Oliver Hadley Pearch, including this hypnotic bit of rollerdancing. And even if you missed the show, you can still vicariously experience the sensation of being inside of Jungle’s Tumblr via this video that Complex Magazine shot.  


Dancehall in Japan

Discover more about the unexpected success of dancehall and reggae in Japan. Watch the full film here


"I just want to make, like, crazy science with you. Totally crazy science." - Cosima Niehaus

"I just want to make, like, crazy science with you. Totally crazy science." - Cosima Niehaus

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Diet Coke and tattoos. Photo by Jodi Jones.


A new canopy of colorful umbrellas has been created over the streets of Agueda, Portugal. Every July, production company Sextafeira Producoes puts up this whimsical installation for the annual arts festival Agitagueda.


How you Share a Coke is just as important as who you share it with. Watch this for a few ideas.