Climb into a sinkhole of bureaucracy in Pennsylvania (no, really, it's a cave), explore San Francisco's most storied structure (not the Golden Gate bridge), and jet off to to Myanmar (or is it Burma?). Plus, SCARY CLOWNS! In this week's Urban Reads.
I don't know who thought this was a good idea, but they were sort of right, in an extremely dangerous way. These clowns decided that maybe they should light their bonfire with a home-made bazooka that fires fireworks, and thankfully they caught it on camera for the rest of us. Don't try this at home, folks. Unless…
Yes. According to CNN, the iPad 2 will have a camera, perhaps two cameras. It will also have more operating system. In fact, it will have "dueling operating systems so you can do more." It will have two of everything. It's going to be awesome. I'm so getting this thing.
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.
Remember that whole balloon boy hoax, wherein a terrible man exploited his family to achieve fleeting notoriety through national panic before being fined and jailed? I try not too every day. But Richard Heene is back, scummier than ever.
This is Brozo the Creepy Clown, a television host on the Spanish language Televisa network. Apparently he gets very upset when people impersonate his co-host Marissa Rivera on Twitter. So upset in fact, that he threatens to come after them.
Clowns are scary to some, but apparently they're invisible to most cellphone users. According to a study involving a unicycle, a clown, and 150 college students, cellphone users were half as likely as others to notice a red-nosed, unicycle rider.
Holy Batman. This is the scariest piece of pseudo-art ever. Please don't zoom if you want to sleep tonight. Or tomorrow. Or next week. Heck, you will be lucky if you can sleep before Halloween.