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  • August 27, 2015
    This is a first person point of view ride of a piece of checked baggage at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport. It basically gets to go on a high-speed roller coaster ride that you paid $25 for. Are all airport's baggage handling systems this elaborate? Why does my baggage never sh... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2015
    This is the dashcam footage from a driver in Markham, Ontario who passes by some malfunctioning street lights that are all flashing like the bass is about to drop. You know one time when I was DJ'ing at a party in my basement and I accidentally dropped the bass TOO hard everyb... / Continue →
  • August 24, 2015
    This is a video of a guy who made himself dual Roman candle machine guns. They look glorious. I would love to be there with a metal trashcan lid trying to deflect shots back at him. Throw a keg of beer and some hot dogs in the mix and that's pretty much exactly what I want t... / Continue →
  • August 12, 2015
    This is the WalkCar, a personal electric transportation device that looks like a laptop on wheels. It can support 265-pounds and travel up to 7.2 miles on a single charge at a breakneck speed of 6.2MPH. At speeds like that my mom would almost certainly make me wear a helmet. ... / Continue →
  • August 5, 2015
    These are some renderings of the soon-to-be-built longest and tallest tube slide in the world. The slide, which will be built into the existing ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture in London's Olympic Park, will send riders through five spirals starting at a height of 80-meters (262-... / Continue →
  • August 5, 2015
    This is iWheel, a human sized hamster wheel built from 36 empty iMac boxes. Despite all my rage, I am still just a rat in a cage. Just kidding, I am a hamster in a Habitrail. I'm gonna go take a nap in the big red ball! Now, am I supposed to follow the green tube or the blu... / Continue →
  • August 4, 2015
    Note: The video should start at 2:55 for the main action. If you want to see what led up to the confrontation (the car passing too close then the two arguing over rules of the road), watch the whole thing, although the guy in the car loves to drop some f-bombs (i.e. "Put your ... / Continue →
  • August 3, 2015
    This is a video of stunt biker Robbie Maddison riding a specially modified dirt bike to surf the waves of Teahupoo and Papara in Tahiti. Did the size of his balls scare all the sharks away? Probably. Also I'm pretty sure the COMBINING of extreme sports is going to be the FUT... / Continue →
  • 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 →