In case you haven't seen it splattered all over the news because you don't believe mainstream media (and you shouldn't), here's one of the rescue capsules that's currently being used to pull the 33 trapped Chilean miners from the darkness almost 1/2 mile below. Did I mention it's only 21.25 inches in diameter? Because it is. Now I know what you're thinking, "OMG, they'd have to leave me down there!" I'm afraid so.
This Is the Coffin That Will Save the Miners [gizmodo]
Thanks to ACORNSTU, who would have dug his own tunnel to the surface because he was raised by mole-people. Oooh oooh -- let's burrow to China!
Finally, we can all sleep at night having seen Apple's new tablet, the iPad. That's right, iPad (after taking a hint from the old Mad TV sketch). The first-gen tablet is 0.5 inches thin, 1.5 lbs, and has a 9.7" multi-touch screen. It will be powered by Apple's own 1GHz A4 ch... / Continue →
Seen here doing God knows what, 40-year old Bangladeshi farmer Mokhairul Islam killed 83,450 rats from January to September and won the coveted #1 Rat Slaya title. His reward: a 14-inch color television.
Proof of his accomplishment came in the form of 83,450 rat's tails del... / Continue →
An ad agency in New Zealand made a series of billboards that remind drivers to slow down and "drive to the conditions" during the rainy season. The billboards, which feature a young person's face, start bleeding whenever it rains.
"The advertising agency that came up with t... / Continue →