Robert Deppeler

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Clueless British Commentary for a Major League Baseball Game

In this hilarious video, British comedy group The Exploding Heads provides their own clueless commentary for a Yankees vs. Red Sox “rounders” …

Boston Red Sox

Seattle Public Library Creates World’s Longest Book Domino Chain

Back in May the Seattle Public Library used 2,131 retired and donated books to create the world’s longest book domino chain. According to the …

Libraries

McDonald’s Durian Crunch McFlurry

For their Durian Crunch McFlurry, McDonald’s Singapore has combined durian (a fruit known to smell bad) with their soft serve ice cream. It’s a …

McDonald's

World’s Largest LEGO Model

Thousands gathered in New York City’s Times Square on May 22 to watch the unveiling of the world’s largest LEGO model, a 1:1 replica of the LEGO Star …

Star Wars and Doctor Who Fans Clash at Sci-Fi Convention

It was probably the world’s least threatening gang dispute. Police were called to a science fiction convention in Norwich, England, after a row …

Remnants of Abandoned Star Wars Sets in Morocco and Tunisia Reminiscent of Ancient Ruins

Italian, New York-based photographer Rä di Martino rouses the Star Wars fan in all of us in <i>Every World’s A Stage</i>, a series of photos of the abandoned …

Illegal, but very awesome climbing for a totally cool picture. Via Imgur.

Behind the Scenes Photos From ‘Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back’

Here is a collection of behind the scenes photos of famous <i>Star Wars</i> characters, creators and more that were taken during the filming of Star Wars: …

Star Wars

Amazing Behind The Scenes Photos From The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back - what can you say that hasn't already been written about a movie that is now 33 years old, but still …

Samurai Sword-Wielding Mormon Bishop Saves Neighbor

When Kent Hendrix’s son told him that a neighbor was in trouble and needed help, the 47-year old Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints bishop, …

Hard currency talk

SCOTS prize their Scottish pound notes printed by their own banks. So much so, indeed, that Alex Salmond, the Scottish National Party (SNP) first …

Applicants wanted for a one-way ticket to Mars

<b>Want to go to Mars? Dutch organisation Mars One says it will open applications imminently. It would be a one-way trip, and the company hopes to build a community of settlers on the planet.</b><p>Uncharted waters, mountains or far away lands have always drawn explorers. History books show that desire for …

Awe-inspiring ancient sites

Taken from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Experiences</i>, may we present a bevy of BC (or thereabouts) beauties that have stood the test of time without losing any of their ability to drop your jaw.<p>Pyramids of Giza, Egypt<p>Egypt’s a country rich in both World Heritage sites and tourist clichés, and at the …

A road trip to Jordan’s unsung sights

From the place where Moses died to a city that hopes to become the next Dubai, the country’s lesser-known gems are peppered along a 370km route between the Dead Sea and the Red Sea.<p>The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, currently one of the safest countries in the Middle East, is a small country of …

Dubai police add Lamborghini to fleet

Dubai Police has added a Lamborghini Aventador to its fleet, the force announced on its Twitter feed.<p>On Wednesday, the official DubaiPoliceHQ feed posted a photo of its latest purchase driving outside Dubai Mall, the world's biggest shopping centre, and said: "Dubai Police patrols, now at your …