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  • July 30, 2015
    This is a first person point of view heading down Action Park's 2,000-foot water slide. It's actually more of a slip-n-slide with walls than a traditional waterslide. The whole ride from top to bottom takes almost a minute and a half. That is pretty decent. But what's up wi... / Continue →
  • July 24, 2015
    This is a short video of motorists in Saudi Arabia unknowingly testing a new speedbump. I'm going to go out on a limb here and say they might need more warning signage. Still, I bet it's exciting to experience. Like realizing right before you go over the first big hill on a ... / Continue →
  • July 22, 2015
    This is a video from The Slow Mo Guys of one of them sitting inside a giant water balloon until it bursts, all captured in glorious slow motion. I learned very little. Mostly just that giant water balloons are a thing that exist and a grown man can fit in one. Still, I would... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2015
    This is a video explaining the Magnus effect, or why a spherical (or cylindrical) object with spin on it will curve from its principle flight path. It is a commonly observed phenomenon, particularly in ball sports. Baseball pitchers use it all the time! It does not explain b... / Continue →
  • July 2, 2015
    This is a video of Youtuber bra1Nphuk (I see what you did there) launching an overturned wheelbarrow almost fifty feet with the help of a Cobra 6 firecracker, which packs 48.5-grams of explosive powder (versus 2-3 grams for an M-80). The landing is most spectacular. If I were... / Continue →
  • June 30, 2015
    *Axes as in the plural of axis, not like battle axes, although that would be awesome/dangerous. This is a video of the Starlight amusement park ride built by ABC rides. It raises up to over 70 feet then begins spinning around on three axes to allow riders to experience an ant... / Continue →
  • June 24, 2015
    This is a teaser video for Lexus's liquid-nitrogen cooled semiconductor and magnet powered hoverboard. Lexus insists it really does hover with a rider and promises more test footage soon. It only works on certain metallic surfaces though (the surface in the video was just mad... / Continue →
  • June 23, 2015
    This is a video from Mashable of Elvis the hedgehog running around in a relatively poorly recreated level from Sonic The Hedgehog. Half the time he's running the wrong way. Also, he's white and not blue. Plus there were no loopty-loops. Still, just I made my roommate get hi... / Continue →
  • June 22, 2015
    Because electronic store employees get just as bored as everyone else at their jobs, this is the bladeless fan infinity loop set up by the workers at the Yodobashi Camera store in Sapporo, Japan. It blows balloons around and around and around. Does anybody have one of those b... / Continue →
  • June 22, 2015
    This is a video from Youtuber BlackSmoke Billy (in case you couldn't tell by the giant watermark) of a tractor trailer stunt he performed in Grand Theft Auto 5. He detaches the trailer mid-jump then does some kind of flippy barrel roll before landing and the trailer reattachin... / Continue →
  • June 17, 2015
    These are the teensy $50 Bandai Namco R/C Star Wars spaceships that will be available this August. The blades only measure about 4-inches in length, and a 3-minute charge gets you about 4-minutes of flight time with a range of about 16-feet. That is not very impressive. Stil... / Continue →
  • June 17, 2015
    The Black Hole is a water slide at the Bad 1 waterpark in Bremerhaven, Germany. It's an older slide that's been retrofitted with a ton of different LEDs to make riders feel like they're traveling through star fields and a black hole. I've got the feeling traveling through an ... / Continue →
  • June 9, 2015
    This is a worthwhile video of Grand Theft Auto gameplay imagined in real life. I see a lot of these 'in real life' videos (usually sent to me by the creators pretending to be people who just stumbled across the videos on Youtube) but they really did a great job with this one, ... / Continue →
  • May 18, 2015
    This is some point-of-view and drone camera footage of the new Batman roller coaster opening this Saturday, May 23rd at Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio. It looks intense. Sadly, I'm afraid my roller coaster riding days are behind me. And you know what else is behind me?... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2015
    This is a video of Nitro Circus's Ryan Williams successfully landing the world's first triple backflip on a scooter. Apparently he's attempted the trick at every Nitro Circus show for the last two years, and finally managed to stick the landing. It is hands down the most impr... / Continue →
  • May 1, 2015
    Note: Helmet cam footage from 0:58 - 1:06 may make you dizzy and puke. This is a video of Australian dirtbike rider Josh Sheehan performing the first successful triple backflip on a motorcycle. For reference, that is three backflips more than I feel comfortable doing on a mot... / Continue →
  • May 1, 2015
    These are closeups of ten (of more than 150) of the jerry-rigged vehicles created for the new Mad Max movie. What's your favorite? I like the muscle car one on treads. I've always dreamed of owning a vehicle with treads. Specifically, a tank. I want a tank. You know what ... / Continue →
  • April 23, 2015
    In great news for those of you who love Star Wars AND stomach viruses, Disney Cruise Line has just announced they're adding a Millennium Falcon play area to their Disney Dream cruise ship. They will also be adding the Jedi Training Academy experience (previously only available... / Continue →
  • April 13, 2015
    This is a video of 15-year old Justin Stomp solving a Rubik's Cube while spinning on his head. For reference, I can't even solve a Rubik's Cube sitting still. Or walk and chew gum without getting it in my hair. Keep going for the video.... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2015
    This is a video from devinsupertramp and a group of friends riding in a giant Zorb ball and running over their other friends in a downhill course. It looks fun. It was smart they filled the ball with water though so the riders just glide along at the bottom, because I'm prett... / Continue →