This Yo-Yo World Champ's Skills Are Mesmerizing

When I was in second grade, Duncan, the well-known yo-yo maker, came to my school with a cadre of talented teenagers in tow. They shot the moon, walked the dog, and cats cradled their way into my heart. Although I'm sure Duncan was just there to hawk some merchandise (in which they totally succeeded), the art of… » 8/10/14 12:00pm 8/10/14 12:00pm

Crazy Ivan climbs atop the frozen crane of the 2073-foot Shanghai Tower

Ivan Kuznetsov doesn't care that the world's highest construction site—atop the 2,073-foot (632-meter) Shanghai Tower, the second tallest building on Earth—is full of ice and it's slippery as hell. His compatriots did it before him without ice, so he had to best them. Here are more of his adventures for you to scream. » 8/08/14 8:26pm 8/08/14 8:26pm

This Guy Built a Toll Road Just To Avoid Construction Delays

When life hands you landslides, make your own private toll road detour. (Haven't you heard the saying?) Since February, a landslide has closed the A431 highway between Bristol and Bath in England, adding an extra hour to the commute. So one enterprising local guy built a road through a private field—the UK's private… » 8/05/14 6:09pm 8/05/14 6:09pm

Two new mysterious giant holes found in Siberia, scientists puzzled

Scientists have found two new mysterious giant holes in Siberia, like the one that appeared in Siberia two weeks ago. The new craters are smaller than the first but they share a similar structure. Scientists are still puzzled by the origin of these formations. Here are all the details: » 7/28/14 8:48pm 7/28/14 8:48pm

The pizza tank in action firing 14-inch pies

Holy crap, it's real! As this new video shows, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Pizza Thrower—a full scale 12-foot-long version of the classic toy—actually works, throwing pizzas fast and far enough to actually hurt people with dough, cheese, and pepperoni projectiles. They should really call it the Pizza Tank. » 7/26/14 2:34am 7/26/14 2:34am

Guy builds biggest fart machine ever to fart at France with it

Colin Furze—maker of the coolest Wolverine claws—wants to build a giant butt and fart at France from Dover. That's why he has built the biggest valveless pulse jet machine ever—these engines powered the Nazi V-1 bombs that terrified London during WW2 making an infernal noise that sounds like a furious fart from hell. » 7/22/14 12:56pm 7/22/14 12:56pm

Wow, all these rotating white dots are actually moving in straight lines

It looks like the white dots in this optical illusion are all orbiting an imaginary point in space that, at the same time, is orbiting the center of that red circle. They are not. In reality, they are all moving in straight lines going from one side of the red circle to the opposite one. » 7/21/14 11:42pm 7/21/14 11:42pm

RIAA Bullies Tiny Music Sites That Pay Fees Instead of Make Money

We've known for years that the RIAA acts like a bunch of hypocritical bullies with nothing better to do than pick on the helpless. But wow. The latest report about how the lobbying organization is now bullying small music sites that not only have zero revenue but also pay licensing fees is just pathetic. » 7/20/14 12:33pm 7/20/14 12:33pm

New video of mysterious giant Siberian hole filmed by investigation team

Watch new footage of the mysterious giant hole that opened up in Siberia as a scientific expedition—with the country's Emergencies Ministry represented—reaches the remote site and looks inside. An explosion below the ground is currently thought to be the most probable explanation—but the date and cause remain unknown. » 7/17/14 9:41am 7/17/14 9:41am

Living lake in Russia is hungry for human bodies and souls

Avoid Russia. It's not the human rights situation, their maniac president, or even all those crazy drivers trying to kill you. It's just that this unholy land will destroy you on its own, without any human intervention: Screaming meteors, massive fires, giant holes, and now living lakes hungry for human bodies. » 7/16/14 8:20pm 7/16/14 8:20pm