Smart is all about being compact and efficient, so when the company teamed up with audio provider JBL, it naturally wanted to see how much sound it could squeeze into one of its little hatchbacks. The resultant ‘smart forgigs,’ which boasts 5720 watts of amplification, is a mobile concert hall guaranteed to give any…
Octopuses are known to be very intelligent creatures, but one octopus in New Zealand is outclassing all of her peers by taking photographs of her aquarium visitors. World, meet Rambo, the very first trained octopus photographer, or octographer, as we now say.
A Boeing 767-300 had to abort its landing at Barcelona airport when an Airbus A340 suddenly crossed the runway as it was a few feet from touch down. It would have been a disaster comparable to the accident at Los Rodeos, in Tenerife, when two 747s collided on the runway killing 583 people.
This is magical. There's no reason why this statue was abandoned at a garbage disposal company in Guigang, China. It just appeared. And there is something so wrong about seeing this thing tipped onto its face.
One afternoon, while looking through a photo archive, oceanographer Kim Martini saw an image that looked like "a purple Butterball turkey being attacked by a lime green scrunchie." Her co-worker, Lisa Guy, corrected her: It's a baby seabird being consumed by a sea anemone.
This kid has achieved every kid's dream ever. He starts to rock back and forth on a swing until he gets to the very top and starts doing 360 degree spins at full speed. But it gets better: a man comes and starts to push him so he goes even faster. At one point he must be experiencing at least 4Gs.
This terrifying two-plane crash somehow miraculously resulted in no fatalities. It's insane that people could survive after two planes hit each other in mid-air. It's almost impossible that everyone could survive from the fireball and ensuing chaos after the crash. But they did. Thank God.
Here's hoping you never need to use this bit of information, but just in case: Popular Science's Christina Cale has a rough estimate of how long you could safely breathe in a coffin buried six-feet underground.
What you are looking at is a hunk of finger from some poor bastard named Dirk caught between two large neodymium magnets. Good lord that is disgusting.
Click to viewCall it what you will: immoral, unethical, unholy—it appears that a Norwegian developer by the name of Erik Kristiansen has actually managed to pull off Windows Mobile running on an iPhone. The video of the OS is booting on a 3G is convincing enough, but the extremely bizarre exchange between this…
This scene from last night's episode of post-apocalyptic survival show Jericho really startled me. I had to rewind my DVR a bit, because I didn't believe what I was seeing at first. It was the first really surprising thing in this whole season of Jericho, which has been cool and subversive, but not really startling…