Magic tree stands back upright after being chopped down to the ground

If reading The Giving Tree as a kid didn't convince you that trees have feelings, just watch this unbelievable clip of a magical tree rising from the dead. Seriously! After getting chopped to pieces by a man with a chainsaw, the tree stands straight up as if it were never knocked down in the first place as if to say… » 4/23/14 12:33am Today 12:33am

Watching people struggle in informercials is laugh out loud hilarious

The toughest problems mankind has ever faced? The problems that late night infomercials promise to solve. Life has never been harder than it is in those clips. Everyday tasks become so frustrating that you need to pay 5 installments of $19.95 to get one—no, wait for a limited time only we'll throw in an extra set—TWO… » 4/23/14 12:08am Today 12:08am

Everybody's Favorite Nightmares from High School All Rolled Into One

You ever have that dream where your highschool football coach comes out on the field for a prep rally, looks you dead in the eye, and starts singing a dream pop melody from Baltimore-based indie rock duo Beach House—except he's actually Ray Wise, star of Twin Peaks and Robocop? You will tonight. » 4/23/14 12:00am Today 12:00am

This busy street intersection with no traffic lights is just pure chaos

Anarchy. That's what it's like to drive on the streets of Ethiopia. There are no traffic lights, no painted lanes, no rules on who has the right of way, no fear of hitting the car in front of you, and basically no driver has any idea what the other driver is going to do until they do it. It's chaos and probably… » 4/22/14 9:04pm Yesterday 9:04pm

Where are all these awesome spaceliners of the future?

The other day a friend saw that cool reusable Falcon 9R rocket video and he wondered where the hell are the spaceliners of the future—the epitome of them all being Pan Am's space clipper Orion, from Stanley Kubrick's 2001. I think about that myself many times. Why haven't we advanced in propulsion technology? We are… » 4/22/14 8:37pm Yesterday 8:37pm

Spotify Asks Band to Take Down Scam Album, Band Responds Hilariously

Last month, we told you about Vulfpeck's ironic Spotify record, Sleepify, which was completely silent and designed to raise money for the funk band's tour. Well, Spotify finally got around to responding to the band's attempted scam. They're not happy about it! » 4/22/14 6:20pm Yesterday 6:20pm

Emperor of the Glassholes Finally Feels Shame

Google Glass is a $1,500 toy predicated on the absence of self-awareness—and so it's no surprise its early power users have been men like Robert Scoble, a roof-raising mascot of privacy antagonism. But now, even the man who once boasted of wearing his face computer in the shower is jumping ship. » 4/22/14 6:12pm Yesterday 6:12pm

Did The Internet Kill The Theater At The End Of The World?!

Not a month since the enigmatic "Theater At The End Of The World" went viral among the internet's curio corners, it seems that the outdoor cinema in the middle of the Egyptian desert has been utterly destroyed. Did we shine a light on one of the world's secret places only to expose it to ruin? » 4/22/14 5:56pm Yesterday 5:56pm

Chat with the Man Who Unleashed 1.5 Million Balloons On Cleveland

Way back on September 27th, 1986, the city of Cleveland was taken over by 1.5 million helium-filled balloons. The photos are amazing. The aftermath was not. Tom Holowach, the project manager of Balloonfest '86, popped by Kinja to say hello, and has kindly offered to answer all your questions about the event. The sky's… » 4/22/14 5:28pm Yesterday 5:28pm

A Smarter Scale, Charge Everything At Once, Titanfall Price-Fall

This five-port USB charger has enough juice to charge up a few tablets and several phones simultaneously, making it perfect for your desk at work, traveling, or any gadget-lover's night stand. » 4/22/14 1:45pm Yesterday 1:45pm