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  • May 19, 2016
    This is a video of the recent Renault Kwid safety test. The no-airbags model, made for sale in India, scored a rock-bottom 0/17 for adult safety. It looks like it's made out of aluminum foil. That is pretty much certain death. So, if you ever order an Uber or Lyft and it sa... / Continue →
  • April 21, 2016
    This is an informative video about how venomous snakes kill their prey (previously: this video). Basically the venom causes red blood cells to rupture, and blood to clot. Smaller victims are killed when the blood clots get lodged in blood vessels and cause a stroke or cardiac... / Continue →
  • April 19, 2016
    This is a video of freerunner, gymnast and stuntman Damien Walters backflipping over a speeding Formula E race car (Formula E cars are all electric). It also shows all the prep that went into the stunt. It's weird to think that even with all that prep that this video was stil... / Continue →
  • April 12, 2016
    This is a 360-pannable video (below, this is just a screenshot so stop clicking on it nothing's gonna happen) of photographer Mekki Jaidi almost getting his head taken off by a prop plane landing in Saint-Barth. He said the front tire actually brushed his shutter button-pushin... / Continue →
  • March 21, 2016
    This is a video of Hanson Robotics' latest and most advanced humanoid robot, Sophia. She sort of looks like a real person except for the clear skull. If you're trying to make a realistic human robot you should not opt for a clear skull, that is a dead giveaway. Anyway, at th... / Continue →
  • March 8, 2016
    This is a video from Africa of an ostrich chasing cyclists down the road at speeds nearing 30MPH. For reference, that is faster than I can bike unless I just biked off a cliff. Ostriches can run FAST. If you're ever being chased by an ostrich the best thing to do is stop and... / Continue →
  • March 1, 2016
    This is a video of Youtuber gurutek cleaning his saltwater aquarium to reveal the giant predatory Eunice worm that had been living in the sediment. Apparently the 1.2-meter worm had been living in the tank unbeknownst to him for a year before he first spotted the thing, and on... / Continue →
  • February 24, 2016
    This is a video demonstration of Boston Dynamics' latest version of Atlas robot. It's smaller than previous versions, can pick up and carry objects, and can even get back on its feet after being pushed over by a man with a long cardboard tube. Cardboard tubes: just as ineffec... / Continue →
  • February 22, 2016
    This is a video of Bob Brown excavating an invasive species of wasp nest in New Zealand. Amazingly, he's actually there to study the nest and not burn the shit out of it like any normal person would have done from a million miles away with a space laser. This is a video of ... / Continue →
  • February 13, 2016
    This is a short video of a bunch of giant-ass waves trying to sink a boat in the North Sea. Just watching it gave me anxiety. I think being out in the middle of the ocean while Poseidon does his best to kill you is one of my worst nightmares. Right up there with the one wher... / Continue →
  • February 3, 2016
    This is a short video of two dudes on a dock in South Sydney, Australia when they almost getting struck by lightning. They are just feet away. That must have been scary, although personally I've always wanted to get struck by lightning because that would be a solid story to t... / Continue →
  • January 9, 2016
    This is a video of Israeli Channel 1 reporter Eitam Lachover demonstrating a new stab-proof vest developed by FMS Enterprises. The only problem is, it proves not very stab-proof and he has to go to the hospital and get stitches. And that is why you always let the company's pr... / Continue →
  • January 5, 2016
    This is a video of professor Nadia Thalmann talking to her look-alike robot. She looks pretty life-like, but her speech and movement leave something to be desired, provided you desire a robot that can pass as human. The robot will serve as a receptionist at Singapore's Nanyan... / Continue →
  • November 20, 2015
    This is a video of the knife swinging tentacle that Youtuber outaspaceman built. It is basically the exact reason why humanity doesn't deserve to continue. If I could summon a meteor with my brain I would do it in a heartbeat. A HUMMINGBIRD'S heartbeat. You know what? I'm ... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2015
    This is the giant western diamondback rattlesnake that an Arkansas man (who looks suspiciously like one of my uncles) shot and killed after it bit one of his dogs. No word if the dog is okay, but that snake definitely isn't. If I was that guy I would use the snake to make my ... / Continue →
  • November 3, 2015
    This is a video introducing MotoBot, a robot that Yamaha is developing to ride motorcycles better than the best human racers. Why? I'm not sure. Presumably to terrify people. Could you imagine this thing pulling up next to you at a stop light WITH A GUN FOR AN ARM? I would... / Continue →
  • October 7, 2015
    In news that shouldn't surprise anybody who knows bridges weren't meant to be made out of glass, the one that just opened in China has already started cracking (previously: Chicago's 103rd story glass skydeck cracking). Officials assured visitors that the cracks did not pose a... / Continue →
  • September 24, 2015
    This is a video of a man confronting a giant brown bear who's been napping underneath his deck. Presumably because the bear thought it was Goldilock's house but couldn't find a way in to f***ing break everything. I would never get that close to a bear. The bear let's the dud... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2015
    This is a video from a family escaping a wildfire in Lake County, California. The fire destroyed 95-square miles, claimed one life, destroyed hundreds of homes, and displaced some 13,000 residents. That is awful. This is what it looked like driving through the fire while the... / Continue →
  • August 18, 2015
    This is a shot of an electric meter at somebody's house in Australia. Apparently a wolf spider decided to raise her babies there. Ever wonder how you could get away without paying your electricity bill for a couple months? Exactly like this. If I worked for the power compan... / Continue →