Category Archives: Interesting

Penn Jillette (Penn & Teller) Reviews Magic Tricks in The Prestige, Arrested Development and More

Legendary magician Penn Jillette reviews some of the most iconic magic tricks in cinema, from the dramatic illusions in The Prestige and The Illusionist to the comedic tricks in Ant-Man and The Wasp and Arrested Development. Learn how realistic some … Continue reading

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I’d probably react just like that kid

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CBS News is Livestreaming the Original Apollo 11 Launch Broadcast in Real Time

CBS News is currently livestreaming its original broadcast from fifty years ago, when the original Apollo 11 crew launched from Kennedy Space Center. What makes this neat is they include original 1960s commercials, so it will be a neat trip … Continue reading

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U.S. Coast Guard Captures a Sub

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL-755) crew members board a self-propelled semi-submersible drug smuggling vessel (SPSS) June 18, 2019, while operating in international waters in the Pacific Ocean. SSPS vessels ride low in the water, half-submerged to evade detection.

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Bag of Randomness for Wednesday, May 22, 2019

WifeGeeding should totally do this with her extra eyes. A bit of background on this ring: @drlindseyfitzharris – This Victorian mourning ring from the late 19th century was made from the deceased person’s glass eye. Would you wear something like … Continue reading

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Automated Robotic Valet System

Robot valets are now parking cars in one of France’s busiest airports

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Rocket Powered Golf Club

Summary: We made a rocket powered golf club that can swing at 150mph. Instead of just showing the final build I wanted to walk through the engineering design process. We failed in 6 different ways before eventually getting it just … Continue reading

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45 rattlesnakes removed from under house near Albany, TX

“This is nothing. We do this all the time.” Article

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Man nearly being swallowed by a whale

I love the guy’s pun-heavy humor at the end. I’m guessing any Jonah reference would be prosaic and predictable. A DRAMATIC set of pictures show a man nearly being swallowed by a Bryde’s Whale off Port Elizabeth Harbour. Rainer Schimpf, … Continue reading

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Neat Bartender Trick

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And I thought DFW had a bunch of McMansions

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This guy created a Disneyland themed basement

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