Friday, January 5th
Thursday, January 4th
Remember when it came to doing heavy lifting, the guy who always got the job done would tell you "It's all about leverage." Well, he was right, but it also helps to have some hydraulics as well.
Meet the Makinex Powered Hand Truck PHT-140, which allows a single person to safely lift up to 309 pounds.
Thursday, Jan 4th 2018 (12:00am) | Thanks: Cathy
Wednesday, January 3rd
Unforgiving cold has punished the eastern third of the United States for the past 10 days, but the most severe winter weather yet will assault the area late this week. The storm's enormous circulation will help draw several lobes of the polar vortex, the zone of frigid air encircling the North Pole, over the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast by Friday and Saturday. Wicked cold air sourced from Siberia, the North Pole and Greenland will all converge on the region.
Tuesday, January 2nd
It may prompt sniggers from passing motorists - with some travelling for miles to have their photographs taken next it - but for the residents of one West Midlands road their street name is no laughing matter.
Monday, January 1st
Sunday, December 31st
Joachim Munter, a talented photographer who lives in Helsinki, Finland has captured the innate beauty and magical personalities of the various animals who populate the Finnish forest. In these photos, Munter’s connection with the animals is evident; birds perch on his hand, a fox smiles for the camera, a squirrel lies upon a tree limb without a worry in the world while a little field mouse shows off some ill-gotten bounty.
Sunday, Dec 31st 2017 (12:00am) | Thanks: Squid
Saturday, December 30th
Friday, December 29th
Thursday, December 28th
The old-school arcade game of pinball is resurging in popularity.
Interest has skyrocketed over the last decade or so, with the number of players and competitions growing worldwide, according to the International Flipper Pinball Association. There were 500 players in 50 competitions worldwide in 2006, according to the IFPA. In 2017, there were nearly 4,500 competitions and more than 55,000 players.
Thursday, Dec 28th 2017 (12:00am)
Wednesday, December 27th
Tuesday, December 26th
John Gilchrist, the child actor best-known as Mikey from Life cereal's most notable commercial, was tossing around a baseball in 1979 when his mom got a bizarre phone call from a stranger in tears.
"I'm so sorry to hear about your son!" the woman wailed.
"What do you mean?" Gilchrist's mother shot back. "He's at the park -- he just came home from school."
Tuesday, Dec 26th 2017 (12:00am)
Monday, December 25th
Dick Enberg, a Hall of Fame broadcaster known as much for his excited calls of "Oh my!" as the big events he covered during a 60-year career, has died. He was 82.
Enberg's daughter, Nicole Enberg Vaz, confirmed the death to The Associated Press. She said the family became concerned when her father didn't arrive Thursday on his flight to Boston, and he was found dead at his home in La Jolla, a San Diego neighborhood, with his bags packed.
Monday, Dec 25th 2017 (4:13pm)
Sunday, December 24th
Saturday, December 23rd
If you’ve ever wondered what McDonald’s would look like in a post-apocalyptic zombie world ruled by Nazis, artists Jake & Dinos Chapman have got it covered.
Saturday, Dec 23rd 2017 (1:23am)
Friday, December 22nd
Denmark’s new prison has a grocery store, workshops, and lots of glass. It looks more like a college campus–and that’s the whole point.
Denmark’s recidivism rate is about 27%, about half of the United States’ rate, which ranges between 49% and 80% depending on the type of crime committed.
The Badain Jaran Desert occupies parts of China and Inner Mongolia covering an area of 49,000 sq. kilometers making it the third largest desert in China. Although not a lot of people are familiar with this desert, outside China, it is known for having the tallest stationary dunes on earth. Some of these dunes have been measured to reach heights of more than 500 meters. Badain Jaran has an extremely arid climate with an annual precipitation between 50-60mm. Nearly 40-80 times of the precipitation gets evaporated away before it falls as rainfall.
Despite these dry conditions, one of the most remarkable feature of Badain Jaran is the existence of nearly 140 permanent lakes that lie between the dunes. It’s these lakes that give the desert its name which in Mongolian means "mysterious lakes".
Friday, Dec 22nd 2017 (12:00am)
Thursday, December 21st
Wednesday, December 20th
Catastrophe: (each episode about 48 minutes long)
Wednesday, Dec 20th 2017 (4:21pm)
The strangest thing about warts is that they tend to go away. Fully grown, nothing in the body has so much the look of toughness and permanence as a wart, and yet, inexplicably and often very abruptly, they come to the end of their lives and vanish without a trace. And they can be made to go away by something that can only be called thinking, or something like thinking. This is a special property of warts which is absolutely astonishing, more of a surprise than cloning or recombinant DNA or endorphin or acupuncture or anything else currently attracting attention in the press. It is one of the great mystifications of science: warts can be ordered off the skin by hypnotic suggestion.
Wednesday, Dec 20th 2017 (5:59am)
The Serbian a cappella choir Viva Vox performs a medley of Star Wars themes with just their voices. All the orchestral parts are there, and they do a great job of executing. The group is a lot larger than you can tell from the visuals here. The visuals are almost as catchy as the music.
Wednesday, Dec 20th 2017 (12:00am) | Thanks: Geeks
Best Song About Masturbation
Nothing! Player's off!
Martian, The (2015)
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