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Hoverboard World Record: Canadian Inventor Displays Homemade Hoverboard Flight In Unbelievable Video

To be sure, this is not an April Fool’s Day stunt. (In fact, the below video was filmed and published by Guinness World Records themselves, so you can take comfort in knowing that you aren’t being pranked this time around.) An inventor from Canada has set a new world record for “farthest journey by hoverboard” […]

‘Antarctica’ Drone Documentary: Breathtaking Scenes Of Blue Ice, Whales Filmed Completely with GoPros

In the latest “drone-umentary” to capture a wide audience of fans online, a bird’s eye view of what appears to be a mother blue whale and her calf along with stunning views of blue ice can be seen captured in various spots of Antarctica. Swedish filmaker Kalle Ljung explained the film briefly on Vimeo: This […]

Dirty Words: A Brief Review Of The Most Offensive, Suggestive Words In The English Language. Panties.

What do you get when you mix Latin, German, and French, along with a bunch of other linguistic tidbits (eww)? You get the English language of course, one of the most impressively adaptive yet horrifyingly dirty languages in human history. And when I say dirty, I’m not just talking about your F*CKS, SH*TS, and C*NTS. […]

Sharks: One Of The Top Threats To Undersea Internet Cables? At Least, That’s What Google’s Saying!

Who would have though the future of the internet depended on sharks? Well it does, according to an announcement by Google last week – or rather, on our ability to protect undersea fiber optic cables from the rather peculiar attraction that the underwater creatures seem to have toward them. At a marketing event in Boston […]

Molten Lava: Watch The Reaction Of Various Materials As They Encounter Red-Hot Lava, From Ice To Soda

Molten lava is a pretty cool thing. In fact, whenever you’re getting bored of Play-Doh or video games, its the perfect thing to mess around with. (At least, that’s what it would seem like with all the kids on YouTube slapping it around lately.) See also: Volcanos Destroying Civilizations: Exploring What We Know And Don’t […]