Sriracha, Shade, and Other Cities: What's Ruining Our Cities This Week

It's time for another edition of What's Ruining Our Cities! This week: a factory that pepper-sprays its neighborhood, Canada's favorite crack-smoking mayor, dreary urban shadows, and rural towns banding together to secede from their big-city brethren. » 11/01/13 5:21pm 11/01/13 5:21pm

Demand for Drone Hunting Licenses Overwhelms Tiny Colorado Town

Back in July, everybody chuckled a little over Deer Trail, Colorado's half-baked plan to issue drone hunting licenses and pay a bounty to any sharp shooter who bagged a flying robot. Some took the opportunity pretty seriously, though, leading to over a thousand applications and a big headache for city hall. » 9/06/13 11:40am 9/06/13 11:40am

So Many Stones Fell in Last Night's Freak Hail Storm, They Flooded This …

A Class 3 Kill-Storm tore through the greater Denver area last night, knocking down trees with heavy winds and rain, demolishing vehicle windshields with golf ball-sized hail, and no less than six separate tornado sightings. Welcome to June in our new globally warmed future! [Buzzfeed - Image: @CrazyJon85 / weather.com » 6/07/12 2:00pm 6/07/12 2:00pm

Jet Pack Crosses 1,500-Foot Long Colorado Canyon, Breaks World Record

Stuntman, jet pack pilot, and Evel Knievel-wannabe without the Elvis suit » 11/25/08 1:15pm 11/25/08 1:15pm Eric Scott has broke a world record by flying 1,500 feet in 21 seconds over the Royal Gorge in Colorado, 1,025 feet over the Arkansas River. Pardon my French, but it has to take some balls to do this jump. Some balls and a hydrogen…

Garmin Colorado 300, 400i, 400t, 400c GPSes Saves Lost Hikers, Fishers …

The Skinny: This walkie-talkie shaped Garmin Colorado GPS unit is meant to be used when you're out in the wilderness (hiking or fishing) and need to know details like how high the terrain is and whether you're in water or not. It's got a 3-inch screen, and has different versions for different needs. » 1/03/08 5:00pm 1/03/08 5:00pm