Mackie MixBusters Okay, so it's pretty much an ad for Mackie audio equipment but driving a pickup over expensive electronics is always exciting. The visceral crunch of snapped knobs and bent frames... destructive testing at its finest. Bonus: some guy pouring chocolate milk over his 5000$US camera.
Computer Randomly Plays Classical Music A Microsoft knowledge base document. Anyone have a computer that can do this? I almost want to unplug my chip fan to find out.
Just in case you wanted to see 207 million dollars in cash. I guess he was some kind of drug dealer. I couldn't stop looking at the picture. (Washington Post, may require registration)
DO Try This At Home! (youtube) Mr. G is not exactly Mr. Wizard but he will teach you to make a strike-anywhere match gun, defy gravity with forks and a drinking glass, and build a 9V "tazer".
Trainwrecks Wrecked That cute little cesspool of gossip and mockery trainwrecks.net has apparently shut itself down at the behest of its ISP after considerable harassment by members of rival site Heaven Nose (nsfw text). But Heaven Nose claims they started the war against Trainwrecks just for fun. Oh, Internet drama... a force whose power is eclipsed only by its uncontrollability.
Turkmenbashi is dead. Who are we going to make fun of now?
The Sloan Flushometer Urinals wouldn't be what they are today were it not for the innovation of William Elvis Sloan (1867-1961), inventer of the Sloan Valve Company Royal Flushometer. This amazing feat of urinal engineering prevents the need to use unsightly toilet tanks and delivers a precise and reliable amount of water every flush. Every time you flush a urinal think highly of Sloan! Uh, not that one.
"Who are these children?" NRCC head Tom Reynolds surrounds himself with kids in order to not be asked awkward questions about the Foley thing. What a clever trick!
Four on the floor I see your four year old playing the drums and raise you this 3 year old rocking out. Oh yeah, well I have a 2 year old playing drums (not as well admittedly). Yeah well I have a fetus playing the congas but I haven't uploaded it yet. (all youtube)
Eat a dick! Go eat several, of many different varieties. It's "good for your health".
Ticke-Me Elmo X Vibrating action is so passe. The new Tickle-Me Elmo (youtube) falls on his ass, has a seizure, and then stands himself back up while making horrible grinding noises that will haunt my dreams. more inside
You drilled into WHAT? Lake Peigneur, Louisianna, 1980: A drilling rig in the middle of a lake drills a hole 1500 feet down into a salt mine. "Hilarity" ensues. (youtube)
The Polaris Music Prize has been announced and the Canadian music journalists' top honour for this year goes to Owen Pallet's ambitious solo violin-rich post-classical pop project Final Fantasy for the album He Poos Clouds. more inside
Russian street race photos! Do you think pine or birch would make a better spoiler for my sweet ride? (I love English Russia)
Bose-Einstein Condensates What they are and how they are made, and how to cool things with lasers and magnets explained in a way even a dummy like me can understand.
Shhh!! Most Americans don't know Canada is their biggest oil supplier. Then again neither did I.