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  • May 19, 2016
    This is a video of the recent Renault Kwid safety test. The no-airbags model, made for sale in India, scored a rock-bottom 0/17 for adult safety. It looks like it's made out of aluminum foil. That is pretty much certain death. So, if you ever order an Uber or Lyft and it sa... / Continue →
  • April 21, 2016
    This is an informative video about how venomous snakes kill their prey (previously: this video). Basically the venom causes red blood cells to rupture, and blood to clot. Smaller victims are killed when the blood clots get lodged in blood vessels and cause a stroke or cardiac... / Continue →
  • April 19, 2016
    This is a video of freerunner, gymnast and stuntman Damien Walters backflipping over a speeding Formula E race car (Formula E cars are all electric). It also shows all the prep that went into the stunt. It's weird to think that even with all that prep that this video was stil... / Continue →
  • April 12, 2016
    This is a 360-pannable video (below, this is just a screenshot so stop clicking on it nothing's gonna happen) of photographer Mekki Jaidi almost getting his head taken off by a prop plane landing in Saint-Barth. He said the front tire actually brushed his shutter button-pushin... / Continue →
  • March 21, 2016
    This is a video of Hanson Robotics' latest and most advanced humanoid robot, Sophia. She sort of looks like a real person except for the clear skull. If you're trying to make a realistic human robot you should not opt for a clear skull, that is a dead giveaway. Anyway, at th... / Continue →
  • March 8, 2016
    This is a video from Africa of an ostrich chasing cyclists down the road at speeds nearing 30MPH. For reference, that is faster than I can bike unless I just biked off a cliff. Ostriches can run FAST. If you're ever being chased by an ostrich the best thing to do is stop and... / Continue →
  • March 1, 2016
    This is a video of Youtuber gurutek cleaning his saltwater aquarium to reveal the giant predatory Eunice worm that had been living in the sediment. Apparently the 1.2-meter worm had been living in the tank unbeknownst to him for a year before he first spotted the thing, and on... / Continue →
  • February 24, 2016
    This is a video demonstration of Boston Dynamics' latest version of Atlas robot. It's smaller than previous versions, can pick up and carry objects, and can even get back on its feet after being pushed over by a man with a long cardboard tube. Cardboard tubes: just as ineffec... / Continue →
  • February 22, 2016
    This is a video of Bob Brown excavating an invasive species of wasp nest in New Zealand. Amazingly, he's actually there to study the nest and not burn the shit out of it like any normal person would have done from a million miles away with a space laser. This is a video of ... / Continue →
  • February 13, 2016
    This is a short video of a bunch of giant-ass waves trying to sink a boat in the North Sea. Just watching it gave me anxiety. I think being out in the middle of the ocean while Poseidon does his best to kill you is one of my worst nightmares. Right up there with the one wher... / Continue →