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Women like little things: iPod Nanos. Miatas. Engagement rings. Tom Cruises.

Men, we like big things.

There hasn't been a television made that I would say, "Oh no, that's too big for the living room."

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We like gigantic tubs of margarine, we like monster truck tires on our Hummers, and we like heaping mounds of mashed potatoes to be served with virtually every meal.

A few years ago a website called TinyUrl popped up, promising to shrink really long web page URLs (like those found on commercial web sites, large newspapers, or Google maps search results) into itsy-bitsy short URLs.

Today we learned about HugeURL.com, a man's web site. One that converts perfectly fine URLs into hilariously long ones. After the jump see what happened to http://www.LAist.com ...