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ManHole Cover Blows
ManHole Cover Blows
ManHole Cover Blows

Manhole Cover Blows, Flips SUV into the Air (video)

[GR]LmWVnf5tdWg[/GR] The above video could have only been captured in Russia, right? At first pass it looks like the SUV drives into the manhole, gets stuck and as a result flips over.  But if you watch closely, you'll see that...
 
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explosive beer
explosive beer
explosive beer

Pocket Canon Destroys a Beer Bottle (video)

[GR]6AFdeqIBpQ8[/GR] You'd never expect a pocket sized canon to work, right?  This one does and it obliterates a Corona beer bottle. It turns out it's shooting a BB, a tiny little round steel ball.  The whole setup is pretty ar...
 
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Cat Platform Bed
Cat Platform Bed
Cat Platform Bed

$1600 Cat Platform Bed

Got a special feline in your life?  Odds are you pamper the crap out of it with toys, treats, a water filtration system and whatever gimmicky crap you can get your hands on.  But nothing will surely compare with this handmade a...

 
Odd News
 
giant spider eating snake
giant spider eating snake
giant spider eating snake

Giant Spider Eats a Snake (video/odd)

A giant golden orb spider was recently spotted chowing down on a brown tree snake in a random garden in Cairns, Australia. You’d think it be the other way around, but apparently not down under. The video was caught by Ant Hadle...
 
Household
 
Beer Cave
Beer Cave
Beer Cave

Beer Cave Walk-In Cooler & Kegerator

The traditional Man Cave includes an oversized flat screen TV, an obnoxiously large home theater system that the wife hates, pool and/or ping pong table, a bar and hopefully a a few full sized arcade machines.  Sorry, but if yo...
 
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Nick Gentry-1
Nick Gentry-1
Nick Gentry-1

Nick Gentry Floppy Disk Art

Remember floppy disks?  They came in two sizes: 3.5" and 5.25" and stored not much more data than the size of a single MP3.  It was never a question of if, but when they'd meet their official demise, which believe it or not was...

 
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Chocolate Grenade
Chocolate Grenade
Chocolate Grenade

Chocolate Grenade

Any holiday throws a virtual bomb into your diet.  Thanksgiving and Christmas are probably the biggest of the offenders.  Eating is generally speaking a bigger part of the holidays then the gift giving.  Of course, part of the ...
 
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Star-Wars-Easter-Eggs-Darth-Maul
Star-Wars-Easter-Eggs-Darth-Maul
Star-Wars-Easter-Eggs-Darth-Maul

Star Wars Easter Eggs (pics)

Easter has once again come and gone.  But that doesn't mean we can't still enjoy some Easter associated treats.  In fact, if you head to your local grocer you'll probably be able to grab any of that Easter candy at half price. ...
 
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Lightning Storm-4
Lightning Storm-4
Lightning Storm-4

Insane 11-minute Lightning Storm Captured in Photos (pictures/odd)

Run for cover and hide would be the logical thing to do in a lighting storm of this magnitude, right?  But that's not what Roch Hart, an Albuquerque, New Mexico tour guide did.  Instead, he setup his camera on a tripod and bega...

 
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Jagdkommando Integral Tri-Dagger Fixed Blade Knife
Jagdkommando Integral Tri-Dagger Fixed Blade Knife
Jagdkommando Integral Tri-Dagger Fixed Blade Knife

Jagdkommando Integral Tri-Dagger Fixed Blade Knife

To inflict serious, permanent and perhaps deadly damage, samurais, marines and seals are taught to stab and twist with the knife.  This results in torn organs and the release of an uncanny amount of blood. With the Jagdkommando...
 
Movies
 
star_trek_inflatable_captains_chair
star_trek_inflatable_captains_chair
star_trek_inflatable_captains_chair

Star Trek Inflatable Captain’s Chair

It ain't no Star Wars paraphernalia, but something tells us that most people will still be interested in this officially licensed and questionably collectible Star Trek Inflatable Captain's Chair.   That's right, it inflates, s...
 
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google prius
google prius
google prius

Google’s Self-Driving Test Car Takes Blind Man to Taco Bell

[GR]peDy2st2XpQ[/GR]  Steve Mahan is 95% blind, but was able to take in some Taco Bell and get his dry cleaning with the help of Google’s modified Toyota Prius that was built to drive itself. The car uses technology outed by Go...