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  • November 25, 2015
    14-year old Lucas Etter of Kentucky has set a new world record for solving a 3x3 Rubik's cube, with a time of 4.904 seconds. Lucas set the record at a World Cube Association event in Maryland, and beat the previous record of 5.09 seconds (set earlier that day at the same event... / Continue →
  • October 16, 2015
    This is a video of modern samurai/all around badass Isao Machii drawing his blade and slicing a 160km/h (99.4MPH) fastball in half. Damn, the Dodgers really could have used him last night. Hit the jump for the video and GO CUBS.... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2015
    This is a robotic hand created by the folks at the University of Tokyo's Ishikawa Oku Lab that never loses at rock-paper-scissors. How? By reading your hand then responding with the winning gesture in less than a millisecond. Whatever, I could still beat it. Ready? One, tw... / Continue →
  • March 10, 2015
    This is a video timelapse (skip to 1:55) of a 57-story skyscraper being erected in China in only 19 days. The 2-million-square-foot (180,000-square-meter) building was constructed using prefabricated modules built at a factory and assembled on-site. Still -- 19 days, wow, I'v... / Continue →
  • March 19, 2014
    This is a video of LEGO robot CUBESTORMER 3 setting the world record for Rubik's Cube solving. It completes the cube in 3.253 seconds, two seconds faster than its father CUBESTORMER 2's previous record of 5.27 seconds. Of course there's also this robot that can solve any cube... / Continue →
  • November 14, 2013
    This is a video of Danish archer Lars Anderson demonstrating the ancient archery techniques he's been practicing. The key to a lot of them is holding spare arrows in your hand instead of a quiver. Doing so, Lhars can shoot 10 arrows in 4.9 seconds, shoot 11 arrows before the ... / Continue →
  • September 27, 2013
    This is a video of a robot that can solve any Rubik's Cube combination in under a second. Although, to its discredit, it has to have all the sides of the cube scanned prior -- it just makes the moves in under a second. It also has to have a custom cube with a special indentat... / Continue →
  • April 29, 2013
    This is a video of some guy in Japan made of nothing but Redbull and uncut cocaine playing Dance Dance Revolution, or the Japanese equivalent of Dance Dance Revolution. He's quick. If I was ever challenged to a duel I would pay this guy to take my place and kill my enemy. An... / Continue →
  • March 28, 2013
    This is the Torq Roadster from electric vehicle company Epic EV. The all-electric trike can hit 0-60MPH in four seconds and handle turns at 1.3-G's. For reference, that's 0.3 more G's than a solo rap album. The Tumbler-esque design is state of the art. A carbon fiber body,... / Continue →
  • November 28, 2012
    This is a video from National Geographic of cheetahs running in super slow motion. Cheetahs, as I'm sure you're aware, are the fastest land animal and can reach speeds up to 112 - 120 km/h (~70-75MPH). Plus accelerate from 0 - 100km/h (~62MPH) in less than three seconds. Tha... / Continue →
  • April 16, 2012
    This is a butt-ass quality video (240p, picture above not related) of a guy beating The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time in 23-minutes thanks to a recently discovered glitch. What the -- why anybody would want to make the game go by any faster is a mystery to me. Man, I want... / Continue →
  • January 24, 2012
    This is a video of Russian archer Iza Privezenceva blasting arrows at a rate of around one per second and, for the most part, hitting her target...which was a rug and not a poseable foam orc like I was hoping. Impressive, Iza -- BUT CAN YOU DO THIS?! *firing arrow* "Shoot a ... / Continue →
  • June 20, 2011
    Japan, pissed the title was stripped from them by the much larger China, has officially regained the honor of homing the world's fastest supercomputer, capable of almost 3x the calculations per second of China's previous record-holder. Me? I'm good for about one calculation e... / Continue →
  • June 7, 2011
    Faced with the problem of long charge times for electric vehicles vs. the immediacy of pumping gas, lab-coated, taped-glasses scientists at MIT have developed an electric power "goo" that can be pumped into electric cars for an immediate charge. Me? Two boner pills and a beer... / Continue →
  • October 5, 2010
    Note: Slightly larger version HERE for those of you with eyes in the back of your head that have to use a mirror to see the monitor. Will you survive the zombie apocalypse? I dunno, I guess it depends on what kind of zombies you're dealing with. Because I'm gonna be honest... / Continue →
  • September 2, 2010
    Alexander Augusteijn takes pictures of bullets slicing through drops of water because, well, I guess he's already taken pictures of everything else. Seriously, it's bullets through water, then like a mermaid riding a unicorn, then, I dunno, he's gonna have to take up painting ... / Continue →
  • August 31, 2010
    Yeah well this year's gonna be different. You see, I laced his Gatorade with laxatives. His butt's gonna be running fast enough to win the race itself! ...Dammit, guess who just won for the sixth year in a row? Who cares, I swear I just saw a turd appear out of thin air! R... / Continue →
  • August 3, 2010
    Pfft, and you thought your helicopter was fast. YOUR HELICOPTER IS SLOW. My Neon goes faster than your helicopter! Just kidding, I drive an Explorer. And it's twice as fast. Plus has torpedoes and razor-blade hubcaps. The Sikorsky X2 isn't even a finished vehicle yet and ... / Continue →
  • April 7, 2010
    This $45 hoodie from 80's Tees makes you look like some superhero. I dunno, Lightning Man or something. Thor maybe? This DC Comics Zip-up Hoodie is inspired by the outfit worn by The Flash. The hood has a mask as well as the lightning bolt antennas as seen on The Flash. Of ... / Continue →
  • February 23, 2010
    Granted we've seen LEGO Mindstorm sets people have built to solve Rubik's Cubes in the past, but never anything that moves with the speed and dexterity as CubeStorm CubeStorm Cubestorm. Whoa, nice echo effect. Kidding, I'm hiding in the closet (my mom's trying to drag me to a... / Continue →