We really shouldn’t have to say this, but the next time a massive storm churns up towering waves in the ocean, it’s probably a good idea to head for cover, instead of suiting up and heading out for some death-defying windsurfing.
Stunt pilot Spencer Suderman does things with a plane that would make even other experienced pilots puke.
For the most part, there’s no wrong way to inhabit a haunted house. See some pissed off ghosts, try not to die, and you’re good.
Slugs should be so much cooler to watch. They have antennae that wriggle around and their method of forward motion is weird.
Japanese artist Ei Wada specializes in turning old consumer electronics into new musical instruments.
Hiking from Mexico through the United States and all the way up to Canada on the Pacific Coast Trail is just a little bit beyond a stroll in the park.
I’m not into Halloween, but I appreciate the people who really, really love it. You know the types, the ones that plan out elaborate costumes decades in advance, the folks who decorate their houses so well that it rivals the haunted houses of theme parks, the people who buy the best candy, the people who host the best parties, etc.
Things can get lost in translation, especially when something is translated to a foreign language and then translated back to the original language.
The world is a very big place. Sure, satellites and the internet and, like, McDonald’s can make it seem much, much smaller now.
Magic is mostly just how good you are with your hands. Here are three really easy magic tricks that you can pull with just a pen: making it disappear, making it appear out of nowhere, and making it look super small.
Japanese hand planes or kannas are remarkable tools that can shave off layers of wood so ridiculously thin that they look like tissue paper.
Here’s an idea for a sport: What if a bunch of poorly-dressed athletes wandered around a grassy park for four hours casually hitting balls with a long stick?
King of the Hill, the most underrated of all of Fox’s animated series, gets a perfect pixelated tribute by Mauri Helme who re-animated the show’s entire opening as if it were a 16-bit video game.
Why bike regularly when you can bike while running sideways on a wall, or move forward while handstanding on the handlebars in the opposite direction?
Shanghai is a city that’s as chaotic and as busy as you’d expect from a place with a population of nearly 25 million people.
Skittles’ “taste the rainbow” tagline seems all the more appropriate when you arrange the colorful candies in a ring on a plate and pour hot water over them.
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Everyone in your neighborhood is going to have a pumpkin carved with a goofy face sitting on their porches.
Meet the Lichen Katydid, an insect that has such impressive camouflage skills that it can hide in plain sight when walking on a lichen (a plant-like composite organism of an alga and a fungus).
Invented in 1850 by French violin maker Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume, the absurdly oversized viola called the Octobasse, standing almost 12-feet tall, dwarfs anyone who tries to play it.