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  • November 22, 2013
    This is the 100,000-piece domino maze built by the Austrian Domino Art group and knocked down last Thursday on Guinness World Record Day. The maze beat the record for the largest domino tower built, with this almost 20-foot, 11,465 domino tower coming down at the end. That wa... / Continue →
  • April 29, 2013
    LEGO has just announced the July release of a 2,359-piece Tower of Orthanc playset. The Tower of Orthanc is not to be confused with Barad-dûr, which is the tower with the Eye of Sauron peeking around on top. So yeah, that's why there's no eye. I'm sure you already knew that ... / Continue →
  • December 5, 2011
    In news that can only be described as bad, a group of autonomous quadrocopters at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology have successfully built a 20-foot tower out of foam blocks. *adding Switzerland to shit list* Neutral my ass! But seriously, I want you to think about ... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2011
    This is a video of amateur coin-stacker Tai Star's fifth attempt to balance 3,000 coins on a single dime. And he succeeds, managing to stack a total of 3,118 onto the pile before calling it quits. Not bad, Mai Tai, but I once stacked a dozen books on a passed out roommate an... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2011
    A mile? That's not even scraping the sky anymore -- that's an open-palm grope! Because building a tower taller your neighbor's is making a comeback in proving your superiority (God, whatever happened to a good ol' fashioned pissing contest?!), Saudi Arabia plans on building... / Continue →
  • March 21, 2011
    AT&T just announced their intention to buy T-Mobile for a whopping $39-billion. Hopefully they'll rename the company AT&T-Mobile, but probably not considering they can't even stop my phone from autonomously sending nakey pictures of myself to random people in my phonebook when... / Continue →
  • February 14, 2011
    You sunk my expectations. Hasbro, in an attempt to modernize some of their most popular board games, has deciding adding stupid electronic towers is the answer. Which, fun fact: it isn't. I'm not gonna lie Hasbro, your R&D department be strugglin'. MORE RESEARCH, LESS DUMBS... / Continue →
  • October 15, 2010
    Note: Must-see video is after the jump. To celebrate the 600-year anniversary of the Old Town Square astrological clock tower in the center of Prague, the city commissioned a video-mapping (other examples of video mapping HERE and HERE) stunt spectacular lightshow to blow your... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2009
    Ever wanted to scroll a mile with your computer mouse? Me neither, which is why I just grabbed the sidebar and dragged it. A mile in less than a second! I must be Mercury, the text messenger of the gods. I want gold shoes. Anway, onemilescroll.com is a website where you ca... / Continue →
  • September 11, 2008
    Chios, Greece doesn't celebrate Easter with dyed eggs and a big chocolate bunny. No sir, they do it up right -- with two churches firing thousands of fireworks at one another. The tradition dates back to 1889 (OLD!), when Ottoman forces confiscated the islander's cannons and ... / Continue →
  • August 24, 2007
    While not the first time this has been done, some nutcase in the Netherlands (probably that loon rappelling down the side in the picture) has converted an old water tower into an apartment. Why you ask? Because he could. And was rich, it looks like you'd have to be rich to d... / Continue →