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This surfer looks like he's standing on water

Here’s a fun surf video of Tommy Witt surfing on his longboard and pulling fun tricks that make him look like he’s not even surfing but just riding the waves with his own two feet. The board kind of just disappears into the wave and it leaves him looking like he’s just standing there, on top of the water. » 8/04/15 8:41pm 49 minutes ago

Video: 550 million years of evolution in 40 seconds

This is a fun watch, just to see how far we’ve come as little nuggets of nothing to the big dumb bipedal idiots we now are. There’s been a lot of funky things we lost along the way—hair and a tail, come to mind—but I guess we’re better off for it. Anyways, watch the video made for the book EVO below.
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Check Vacuuming Off Your To-Do List With a Fantastic Roomba Deal

Anyone who thinks vacuuming is the best chore is dead wrong. If you agree, delegate it to this high-end Roomba 790 for $400, an all-time low price, and $100-$200 off its usual price range. . » 8/04/15 6:25pm Today 6:25pm

Vibrators Don't Have to Look Like Giant Cocks Anymore

A vibrator’s basic job is really quite simple, so long as you’re using it as a sex toy instead of unclenching a charley horse or working out some lower back pain. Vibrators are supposed to rapidly stimulate sexually sensitive sensory neurons. That’s it. They could look like anything. But until recently, they often… » 8/04/15 5:14pm Today 5:14pm

Two giant cranes holding a bridge collapse into nearby homes

This is horrifying. Two cranes were trying to restore a bridge when they both collapsed into the nearby neighborhood. The cranes were holding a big chunk of the bridge when they fell, so that smashed into the ground as well. Homes and shops along the river were destroyed and 20 people were hurt. Thankfully, no one… » 8/04/15 5:00pm Today 5:00pm

Streetlights Don't Actually Prevent Crime

It’s our most visible alteration of the planet, easily seen from space: the millions of lights added to our cities due to our fear of the dark. We need them to keep our cities safe. Or do we? A series of studies on crime have revealed that we probably don’t need as many city lights as we think — and we might be better… » 8/04/15 4:45pm Today 4:45pm

How Climate Change Could Turn NYC Into Oklahoma City in One Generation

In 2100, Earth’s climate will have changed. But what will that feel like in your everyday life? Now, a high school student working with an atmospheric scientist has extrapolated some answers from climate data, and found that New York City’s climate will be like Oklahoma City’s in less than a century. » 8/04/15 4:15pm Today 4:15pm