This is some security cam footage from Dale Earnheart Jr.’s JR Motorsports in Moorsville, North Carolina that captured Thor throwing a lightning bolt at a truck parked there, causing a shower of sparks and the truck’s headlights to stay on. Unlocked: PERMANENT HIGH BEAMS. Or, who knows, maybe windows that
This is a video from Youtuber Macro Room of a bunch of different everyday objects (including an alarm clock, smartphone, keyboard, CD, and dinosaur toy) being melted with a propane torch, viewed UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL. I’ll be honest, it was cool to watch, but in general I don’t like
This is a visualization of the size of various known celestial bodies in the observable universe (all 93 billion light years of it). Surprisingly not included? My girlfriend’s body — which is hands down the most magnificent celestial body in this AND the Star Wars and Marvel universes. Fingers crossed
This is some security cam footage from a grocery store where an old man (we’ll call him Mario Andreighty) tries to beat the closing automatic doors and ends up plowing right into one, breaking everything and dropping the door’s giant cover plate on top of him, causing him to speed
In nowhere near it news, this is a video of two raccoons hopping up to try to reach the door latch of what appears to be a giant unadorned Hobbit-hole. Unfortunately for them, their little ineffectual jumps hardly bring them any closer to the latch than just standing there. One
Because some people firmly believe that taunting death is the only way to avoid it, this is a video of Joe Sherman racing his namesake Veteran Sherman Max against a 75MPH train to see how long he can stay ahead of it from a stop. There’s also a vide of
This is a short video from Youtuber Rescue & Restore, demonstrating the functionality of a 19th century candle snuffer, a device that automatically extinguishes a candle after it’s burned down to a certain point. Pretty clever. And here I thought the only way to extinguish candles was to wait for
This is a video from WIRED highlighting the life and skills of Josh Jacobs, a man who’s taken Slinky manipulation to the next level. Some of the tricks he’s able to perform with a Slinky are most impressive. Me? I have no interest in manipulating Slinkys, only friends and coworkers.