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  • June 9, 2015
    ERROR, ERROR, 'DOOR' DOES NOT COMPUTE. INITIATING SELF-DESTRUCT SEQUENCE. This is a VERY watchable video compilation of robots falling down while trying to complete DARPA's Robotics Challenge this year. Pathetic robots! They all seemed way too top heavy, plus built by peopl... / Continue →
  • May 5, 2015
    This is a video reenacting the gameplay of the PC/Playstation's top-down style Grand Theft Auto 2, using a camera-equipped drone. They did a great job, and clearly put some real thought into making the video. Personally, I only put real thought into 1) what to have for lunch ... / Continue →
  • May 4, 2015
    To celebrate Star Wars Day (I love celebrating by breaking things) this is a video from WIRED of an $800, 16-hour build LEGO Star Destroyer nose-diving into the ground at 1,000 frames per second. I like how they point out all the Star Wars minifigs that go flying, I feel like ... / Continue →
  • April 15, 2015
    This is a video from the Royal Burgers' Zoo in the Netherlands of a chimpanzee knocking a quadrocopter out of the sky with a long stick. It proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that chimps are infinitely more coordinated than I am. I still brag about that one time I killed a fly... / Continue →
  • July 2, 2013
    An unmanned Russian Proton-M heavy rocket carrying three GPS related satellites exploded shortly after launch this morning and crashed in a giant ball of hellfire nearby. The whole thing was caught on a live Russian news feed (video after the jump), where things seemed to go s... / Continue →
  • April 2, 2013
    This is a video of some guy flying a giant R/C plane when it clips a little helicopter, loses a wing, and crashes into a hundred billion pieces (approximately). I was really hoping the plane operator was going to pick a fist fight with the copter pilot afterwards, but no such ... / Continue →
  • August 10, 2012
    Seen here after things took a turn for the worse (worst?), NASA's new Morpheus Lander ends its life on a test launchpad. Things start off smooth enough (it goes up), but then it falls on its side and catches fire. Worthwhile explosion at 1:52 and 2:12. Some more info so you ... / Continue →
  • March 5, 2012
    This is a short video of a helicopter crashing while filming a segment for the Korean version of Top Gear (aka The Deadliest Gear). Thankfully, there were no serious injuries. *breathes a big sigh of relief, accidentally huffs a dog fart* CHLOOOOOOEEEE!!!!!1 During a filmin... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2012
    So yesterday the feds busted up Megaupload, the "50-million+ daily visits and 4% of all web traffic" file-hosting website for SURPRISE! copyright infringement (among other things). Then hacker collective Anonymous, displeased with the fed's operation, decided to go on a websit... / Continue →
  • January 18, 2012
    Your trunk and license plate: they're doing it wrong. This is a video of some guy crashing his kit-car Cobra at 130MPH on a racetrack. He survived with only minor injuries to a knee and some bruised ribs. Pluuuuuus... "Plus what?" Admit it! "Admit what?" Admit you shit y... / Continue →
  • December 2, 2011
    This is Traxxas' new 1/7-scale electric XO-1, the first ready-to-run (no assembly required) R/C car capable of doing a real (not scale) 100MPH fresh out of the box. But you're gonna need an actual raceway to drive the thing, because a Wal-Mart parking lot isn't gonna cut it at... / Continue →
  • November 3, 2011
    Jetpacks: in the future our kids will fly them to school. Well, your kids anyways -- I'm not having any. You see, despite how bottom-of-the-barrel-roll dumb I might be, I'm still smart enough to know that, while there's no question I'd make the world's greatest father, I'd ma... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2011
    Satellites: they don't last forever. "WHAT?!?!" Haha -- including you, moon! And when they've served their purpose they have a couple options, 1) smash into other satellites and cause an even greater mess to drive through on the way to Mars, or 2) try to reenter the atmosphe... / Continue →
  • October 23, 2009
    62-year old Dennis Anderson of Bumfunk, Minnesota was arrested last year for drunkenly driving his motorized La-Z-Boy into a parked car. Anderson's blood alcohol content was 0.29, which is impressive for a sexagenarian, but if mine falls below that I start to feel sick. Ander... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2009
    The Intelligent Bump is a speed bump that lowers itself if a driver is under a predetermined speed. It has no effect on me though because I drive a hovercar from the future. Dubbed the Intelligent Bump, this clever system by Mexico-based Decano Industries actually retracts ... / Continue →
  • July 19, 2009
    One of the iconic Oscar Meyer Wienermobiles crashed into a Wisconsin home on Friday, following a failed turn-around. Police say the driver was trying to turn the Wienermobile around in the driveway and thought she was moving in reverse. But she instead went forward and hit the... / Continue →
  • June 26, 2009
    Two wheels in the front, one in the back -- that's crazy talk! But not for this Piaggio scooter, which looks eerily like the lovechild of my moped and Darth Vader's Segway. The Piaggio MP3 500 Scooter ($9,000) features a unique three-wheel design, providing a more stable, sec... / Continue →
  • May 2, 2009
    He's not just driving any bus either, he's sporting that short joint (see man in wheelchair tethered in the back). Jesus. Dude texts for six minutes straight before finally rear-ending somebody. You'd think being on camera would be enough to deter this sort of behavior, but... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2008
    A couple weeks ago we saw the AirKick human catapult,and today we've got a video of the homemade variety. I don't really have much to say except they didn't make it powerful enough. You'd have to chuck a body at least twice that hard if you expect to damage a castle. Homem... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2008
    This is how local authorities decided to combat speeders on the Jing Zhuang highway in ShanXi province, China: with two 100 foot long, 2 foot high barriers that require motorists to slow down and wind their way through the passage. Hey, you know what else discourages speeders?... / Continue →