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  • July 7, 2014
    Remember last week's point-of-view video of the world's tallest water slide? Well it just had its first human riders, and this is the video of them shitting their pants on the way down. Looks intense. Still, a water slide you ride in a raft is no real water slide in my opini... / Continue →
  • June 30, 2014
    This is a point of view trip down the 17-story Verrückt slide at Kansas City's Schlitterbahn water park. It basically looks exactly how you'd expect -- like you're about to die. Also, I didn't know you rode the slide on a raft. I thought you rode it bare-assed. Well not BAR... / Continue →
  • June 4, 2014
    These are believed to be the oldest pants in the world, recently excavated from a tomb in China. They belonged to a nomadic herder, who likely wore them for riding horseback. When I'm riding horseback? Full knight's armor and a flaming lance. With straight-fitting legs and ... / Continue →
  • June 3, 2014
    This is the 114-foot LEGO tower built in Budapest, Hungary. It beats the previous record holder (that was built by a bunch of schoolchildren) by a little over a foot. What I don't understand is why did they only beat the record by a foot? If I set out to build the world's ta... / Continue →
  • May 19, 2014
    This is a fossilized femur from a new dinosaur species discovered in Argentina that might be the world's largest. Believed to be a new species of Titanosaur (a sauropod, like Brontosaurus), the beast could have reached 40-meters (~130 feet) in length, 20-meters (~65 feet, or 7... / Continue →
  • April 28, 2014
    This is a 4,302 balloon Poptimus Prime (which looks suspiciously like a cross between Optimus Prime, Iron Man and a Seattle Seahawk), allegedly the world's largest balloon sculpture made by a single person. That single person? John Reid. I don't know if he's actually like SI... / Continue →
  • April 18, 2014
    Note: Two-year time lapse video after the jump. Fourteen years after the last turdy drop dropped, the 87-year old pitch-drop experiment at the University of Queensland has seen its 9th drop, with 25,000 people tuning into the live webcam feed to watch it happen. Wow, these ar... / Continue →
  • March 19, 2014
    This is a video of LEGO robot CUBESTORMER 3 setting the world record for Rubik's Cube solving. It completes the cube in 3.253 seconds, two seconds faster than its father CUBESTORMER 2's previous record of 5.27 seconds. Of course there's also this robot that can solve any cube... / Continue →
  • March 7, 2014
    Seen here looking dapper as hell, 13-year old Jamie Edwards poses in front of his nuclear fusion set-up that was successfully able to collide two hydrogen atoms into a helium atom without leveling the school. This makes Jamie the younger nuclear fushion-er on the planet, and a... / Continue →
  • February 12, 2014
    This is Freddy. On the right. On the left is Claire Stoneman, Freddy's caretaker. Freddy is currently the world's tallest living dog, and is just three inches shy of the world's tallest ever, George. Right now Freddy is a year and a half old and stands 7-feet 4-inches on hi... / Continue →