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  • October 8, 2015
    This is a video from Grand Theft Auto V fanatic BlackSmoke Billy demonstrating the car-launching power of the different ramp trucks he built in-game. It was fun to watch. Like a sporting event where everybody's team wins. Can you think of any sport where everybody's team rea... / Continue →
  • September 25, 2015
    This is a video demonstration of the CableRobot Motion Simulator. It's a motion simulator designed for use with virtual reality systems that uses 8 giant cables to move riders in six dimensions, with accelerations up to 1.5 G's. Better wear your seatbelt! Strap me in there ... / Continue →
  • September 24, 2015
    This is a video preview of Jason B's Enterprise-D Construction Project. He is building a full virtual reality viewable interior of the USS Enterprise. When he's finished, you'll be able to use an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset to explore anywhere you want in the spaceshi... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2015
    The Valravn roller coaster at Cedar Point amusement park in Ohio will break six world records (and help break four more for the park) when it opens to visitors next year. The new dive coaster (a roller coaster that has at least one free-falling 90-degree drop and pauses riders... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2015
    The Tarzan Boat is a boat with a bunch of jumping platforms and trampolines and rope swings and a slide attached. Sadly, there is no circus cannon. It still looks like a great time though. Unfortunately, they cost $65,000 and up, making it far more cost effective to score so... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2015
    God I wish I had friends like this. Because some people actually go out there and live their dreams instead of just talking about them, this is a video of a guy jumping out of a flaming SUV over water. That looks like fun. It also looks like a great way to die or paralyze yo... / Continue →
  • 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 →