Cool Stuff

Refurbishing Old Hot Wheels Toy Cars

A <i>YouTuber</i> going by the name of baremetalHW has a channel where he details all of the refurbishing projects he undertakes on Hot Wheels and Matchbox cars. As you might imagine, original, mint condition versions of these two lines of vintage toy cars can fetch big money at auction, selling for …

Nintendo Will Release an $80 Mini SNES in September

Retro gamers rejoice: Nintendo just announced that it will be launching a revamped version of its beloved Super Nintendo Classic console, which will …

Shopping

A Familiar Scifi Set-Up Gets a Killer Twist in Short Film They Will All Die in Space

A space ship filled with humans slumbering in cryogenic chambers encounters catastrophic troubles in deep space. We’ve all seen that in movies …

Science Fiction

How to Eat Street Food Anywhere in the World Without Getting Sick

Street food is one of the best ways to experience a country’s culture. While these makeshift stalls might look risky, street food is often just as …

Lifestyle

Designer Spends 9 Years Building the World’s Most Elaborate Paper Plane

Paper planes usually take about a minute to make, but one artist spent a whopping 9 years working on one, and he’s not even done yet. But, then …

Weird

Charles Darwin & Charles Dickens’ Four-Hour Work Day: The Case for Why Less Work Can Mean More Productivity

We all operate at different levels of ambition: some just want to get by and enjoy themselves, while others strive to make achievements with as …

Literature

10 Amazing Things Scientists Just Did with CRISPR

1 of 12<p>CRISPR technology<p>It's like someone has pressed fast-forward on the gene-editing field: A simple tool that scientists can wield to snip and …

Genetics

These New Wizard of Oz Posters Are Trippy as Hell

Nearly eight decades since its release, <i>The Wizard of Oz</i> is still a movie that delights audiences of every age. And we do mean every age. Sure, it …

Wizard of Oz

Forever spinning kid on a go-kart is basically a human fidget spinner

There is more to this clip of a child spinning out of control on a go-kart than meets the eye.<p>The video starts with two kids on go-karts slowly crossing the finish line, and a third kid helplessly spinning behind hem.<p>But the internet took the video and transformed it in the perfect meme.<p>Here's …

Go-karts

Turning Your Favorite Song into a Wall Art

Vibrato is an online service that enable to turn every song into a wall art. It create a pattern that seem to show what a song looks like. The result …

What Dogs Would Say If They Could Call 911

(Via @Reverend_Scott)<p>Clever dogs have been known to call 911 when they or their humans are in trouble, and their call to 911 actually ended up saving …

The Most Powerful Car Made in the US: Callaway Corvette

Bloomberg Pursuits' Hannah Elliott checks out the Callaway Corvette Aerowagen. Modified from an original Corvette, the Aerowagen takes the engine and …

United States

10 Creepy Unsolved Mysteries Of The Mountains

June 26, 2017<p>For millions of years, the mountains have loomed above us, holding their chilling secrets in the clouds just out of our reach. However, …

UFOs

The Videre 35mm camera costs about $38 and takes an hour to assemble

Why it matters to you<p>Learn how a camera works by building your own with this DIY pinhole kit.<p>The designer behind two of Kickstarter’s most popular …

Cameras

What Sorcery Keeps This Giant Ball Floating on a Tiny Stream of Water?

We’ve all made a tiny ping-pong ball float on a hair dryer, but what YouTube’s Veritasium is demonstrating here—a giant styrofoam ball floating on …

Airstream

Government Websites In Three U.S. States Hacked With Pro-ISIS Message

Hackers infiltrated seven government websites on Sunday, posting a pro-ISIS message under the name Team System DZ.<p>A screenshot of the official …

John Kasich

Costa Rica’s Turquoise River – A Natural Optical Illusion

Up until four years ago, Rio Celeste, a 14-kilometer river in Costa Rica’s Alajuela province, was a complete mystery to scientists, who could not …

Weird

Get a better night's sleep on these memory foam pillows

If you struggle to get a good night’s rest, consider replacing your pillows before dropping hundreds on a new mattress. You can give your tired neck …

Sleep

A Third Conjuring Is in the Works, and It's Unlikely To Be Set In a Haunted House

With the huge success of <i>The Conjuring</i>, its sequel, and spin-off <i>Annabelle</i>, —and three more spin-offs already on the way—is it any surprise that New …

Develop Your NPR Voice With This Video

NPR’s reporters don’t all have perfect, radio-smooth voices, but they all sound natural and confident on air. In this video, vocal coach Jessica …

Lifestyle

Coastal Louisiana Is Sinking Faster Than Expected

The rich wetlands of southern Louisiana are sinking faster than previously thought, new data reveals, worsening a decades-long ecological disaster …

Climate Change

Funny Pictures – June 26, 2017

Good Luck! (Welcome to Holland).<p>My friend’s cat climbed into a plastic flower pot…<p>Damn CNN needs to chill..<p>I saw this review while searching for a …

What is the Main Function of Blood?

<i>What is the main function of blood?</i><p><b>Ray Schilling:</b><p>Blood has many functions.<p>1. Most of all, blood transports oxygen from the lungs to all the tissues …

Medicine

California Man Has Been Going to Disneyland Every Day for the Last 2,000 Days

Lots of people love going to Disneyland, but few enjoy the experience as much as Jeff Reitz, a 44-year-old Air Force Veteran from Huntington Beach, …

Weird

Incredible Photographs Captured via Google Street View

By looking at her Instagram account, you might think that Jacqui Kenny has already been around the world several times. Yet, the British photographer …

Photography

The 2017 World Taxidermy Championships

Every year, the world's top animal stuffers and fish carvers meet up to show off their skills and compete for cash prizes. Emily Graslie of Brain …

Animals

William Gibson's 'Hinterlands' Is Becoming a Multimedia Animated Franchise

The hand-drawn animation studio Last Studio Standing just announced plans to adapt William Gibson’s scifi story “Hinterlands” into a short film and a …

Animation

Kid Turns Into a Supervillain After Picking Up His Grandpa's Leaf Blower

West Virginia YouTuber and voice actor MakoTitan released a video of his son picking up his grandpa’s leaf blower, turning it on, and instantly …

Power Tools

7 Must Have RZR Accessories Under $50

Shop and save<p>7 Must Have RZR Accessories Under $50<p>We know it’s a big expense to purchase a new Polaris RZR these days. Plus, after the fact, there …

ATVs

Guy Fieri on the Triple D Decade, Vegan Nachos, and Why You Shouldn't Eat Frozen Pizza

<i>All week long, we're celebrating 2007 -- the surprisingly impactful year that gave rise to Netflix streaming, the Kardashians, and so much more.</i> …

Guy Fieri