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STFU. I Bought Some Dang Coffee, and I'm Never Leaving This Café

I'm writing this from a café where I've been sitting for hours. I've got an ancient bagel crust and a mostly-empty cup of coffee that's colder than Lebron's greedy little heart. More »

The Best Gadgets (So Far)

It's summer—time for the young among us to sit in a dark room and stare at a backlit screen for 18-20 hours a day (and for the rest of us to be jealous of them). Here's the newest batch of Bestmodo gadgets to keep you an unhealthy shade of alabaster and carrion all summer long. More »

The Four Frame Horror of a Car Exploding In Front of a Bomb Squad Officer

That's a bomb squad officer about to inspect a car suspected of containing a bomb planted by a muslim terrorist group in Thailand. The following images capture the horrible destruction as the car suddenly explodes in front of him. WARNING: Don't view this gallery if you are too faint of heart. More »

Max Force Shadow Hawk 100: At Least This Giant Spitball Gun Looks Cool

The Max Force Shadow Hawk (deep breath) 100 is a sort of hybrid between Nerf and Super Soaker, flinging spitball-ish wads of paper at your friends—from up to 100 feet away. More »

HAMDAS-R Ham Boning Machine Unwraps Hams Like Christmas Presents. Made Out of Meat.

You've seen the robotic hog head dropper. But there's still a lot of pig left to butcher. With bones and stuff. How do you make a boneless ham out of all that? The HAMDAS-R Ham Boning machine. More »

The NBA Isn't Allowed to Post Pictures of Basketball Players on Their Website

If you go to NBA.com or any official NBA team website, you won't see any pictures of current basketball players, no Kobe, Lebron, Durant, nobody. Why? More »

Super Slow-Motion Fireworks Explosions: The Best Way to Love America (Updated)

In the timeless battle between fireworks and food, there's only ever been one clear winner: those of us who get to watch them meet at a gloriously slowed down 2,000 frames per second. Jell-O! Mayo! Egg! All exploded for our pleasure, compliments of PopSci. More »

A Leonardo da Vinci Painting That's Been Lost for Centuries Has Been Found

Salvator Mundi, or "Savior of the World" is a painting by Leonardo da Vinci that's been lost for centuries. Art historians have confirmed that deeper in the painting, you can see the "miraculous softness" and the "delicate paint" of Leonardo. More »