Pilot saves the day when plane suddenly takes a dive at landing

The pilot of this flight from the German airline TUIfly managed to correct a sudden dive while landing at the Madeira International airport, one of the hardest in the world. Crosswinds were so strong that he could only managed to get the plane completely straight a few seconds before touching the ground. » 10/24/14 3:27pm 10/24/14 3:27pm

This Is What Happens When a Phone Explodes on Your Leg *GRAPHIC*

You have the Internet in your pocket. The ability to communicate with anyone in the world at your fingertips. A big and beautiful glass screen that's asking to be touched. Too bad all those things can combine into one giant firework bomb in your pants. We've all heard about phones exploding and seen the damage it… » 7/08/13 8:00pm 7/08/13 8:00pm

Booze Legends: Debunking the Myths Every Drinker Believes

The world is rife with alcoholic lore. That's lore regarding alcohol, not told by alcoholics. Well, there's plenty of both. But what about all those rules we learned in college? Beer before liquor, never been sicker. More bubbles, more buzz. Different kinds of drinks get you different kinds of drunk. In vino, veritas.… » 3/23/12 5:15pm 3/23/12 5:15pm

Cross "Hot-Wire My Car" Off the Bucket List With a Handy How-To

Hot-wiring a car isn't really on the list of things every boy should get handed down from their pappies, but when you find yourself in the Sahara and your Land Cruiser keys just got eaten by a lioness, you'll be happy you checked out this informative step-by-step guide. Yes, it's super illegal, so don't be an idiot;… » 8/15/08 10:40am 8/15/08 10:40am

Instant Hot Tub? Just Add Water and Quicklime

This is how you make a hot tub, hillbilly style. Three guys from the prairies of Illinois turned an old stock tank sitting in the open air into a jacuzzi, and heated it up using quicklime, that scary caustic stuff that burns your skin off if you're not too careful. A video of how they did it, using gas masks, tin… » 4/18/08 9:40am 4/18/08 9:40am

Robot Shopping Cart Cruises Streets, Bursts into Flames

Why the hell is a dismembered pair of legs walking around willy nilly with a shopping cart? I'll tell you why...To draw awareness to homeless people, and the cutthroat world of cart-pushing. It was designed in 1993 by a college student who thought the concept of using robots for hazardous jobs could be applied to… » 4/14/08 9:00pm 4/14/08 9:00pm

69 Year Old Attempts Record Hawaii to Japan Trip in Wave Powered Boat

Ken-ichi Horie, a 69 year old Japanese sailor, is planning a solo 4,350 mile trip from Hawaii to Japan using the most advanced wave powered boat on the planet. If successful, the trip would earn him a Guinness record while simultaneously proving the viability of wave powered propulsion. His boat, the Suntory Mermaid… » 2/22/08 8:50pm 2/22/08 8:50pm