A circus performance at the The Dow Event Center ended abruptly when a motorcycle jump went horribly wrong and the rider hit a wire at the apex of his jump.
I'm glad someone turned something as boring and utilitarian as camping tents into something beautiful like FieldCandy's Fully Booked tent, which is designed to look like an open book.
This ad by Qualcomm is more impressive and less gross than I thought it would be—it uses bugs on miniature circus equipment to charge an Android phone with a Snapdragon processor. I'm guessing it's an attempt to show off how low-powered the Snapdragon processor can be? Whatever, complex bugs are cool. [Bug Circus…
What is better than a double back flip performed by one motorcycle stuntman? The same aerial maneuver performed by two stuntmen at the same time, side-by-side.
While we don't recommend running into your backyard and trying to recreate silly circus routines on your own, it's still fascinating to know the general methods behind the tricks. So here are the basic "secrets" behind some popular circus acts.