College kids aim to break the World’s Fastest Indian record

While the 1960s saw plenty of action from American LSR legends like Craig Breedlove, Mickey Thompson, and Art Arfons, it was a friendly older gentleman from New Zealand, Burt Munro with an old (heavily modified) Indiana motorcycle that stole everyone's hearts. Even folks unfamiliar with LSR racing saw the movie » 9/11/14 3:24pm Thursday 3:24pm

Museum of Questionable Medical Devices has a prostate warmer. No really.

Once nicknamed "The Quackery Hall of Fame", the Museum of Questionable Medical Devices is a shining testament to our obsession with doing really, really weird crap to ourselves in the name of science. Though the museum closed in 2002, it lives on as the Science Museum of Minnesota's collection, "Questionable Medical… » 8/06/14 9:04am 8/06/14 9:04am

This is a real-life, massive Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Pizza Thrower

They said it couldn't be done. They said it probably shouldn't be done. But, Pizza Hut is attempting the impossible. A real-life, massive, 12-foot-tall pizza throwera la Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. This baby is gonna be big. And it's going to be delicious. And people are probably gonna get hurt having pizzas hurled… » 7/23/14 1:49pm 7/23/14 1:49pm

Explore Ohio’s legendary 110-year-old ghost ship

Tucked away, about 25 miles downstream of Cincinnati, rests an abandoned ghost ship. She’s not actually Ohio’s ghost ship, rather she's really Kentucky's Abandoned Ghost Ship. She’s been slowly rusting away in a small creek, just a stone’s throw from Cincinnati. She’s only accessible by hiking across a field and… » 7/22/14 12:27pm 7/22/14 12:27pm

Come to the dark side with this US map of infamous Villain Lairs

There's a moment in every hero's life when they will choose to either become a savior of humanity... or a villain. If you take the champion's road, yours will be a journey of sacrifice and loss. If you take the villain's road… well, let's be honest, the dark side always has way more fun. » 7/22/14 12:53am 7/22/14 12:53am

Photographer captures amazing moment lightning strikes an English field

Yesterday morning at 4AM, the quiet of Waveney Valley, on the Norfolk/Suffolk border in East Anglia, was broken by an early-morning summer storm. Fortunately, local photographer Simon Buck was up at that ungodly hour to capture the extraordinary beauty of the moment lightning struck the valley fields. » 7/20/14 8:19pm 7/20/14 8:19pm

Here's where you should destroy your diet for National Ice Cream month

National Ice Cream Day is coming up (Sunday, July 20th). Kick off your day of Bacchanalian gluttony by deciding which of these insanely delicious sundaes and ice cream flavors you'd most like in and around your mouth. We've even got a handy map to help you figure out how much time lies between you and your one true… » 7/17/14 1:47pm 7/17/14 1:47pm

These are America's yuckiest, most polluted beaches

It's officially summer, and for most Americans, that means vacation (yessss!!)— and "vacation" for many is synonymous with "beach". But have you ever thought about just how clean those rolling waves that you (and your darling children) are splashing around in are? Pollution goes far beyond empty bottles and cans—… » 7/09/14 12:29pm 7/09/14 12:29pm

Three Boeing fuselages fell off a train into a Montana river

King 5 News is reporting on a 19-car train derailment that occurred outside Superior, Montana on Thursday. As a result of the derailment, three railcars that carried several Boeing aircraft fuselages plummeted into Clark Fork River. The aircraft parts were for 737, 747 and 777 airplanes. » 7/05/14 2:22pm 7/05/14 2:22pm

Hot diggity dog! Here are America's craziest wieners

There's nothing more American than a hot dog— except maybe seeing how many insane toppings you can pile on one. From mustard and ketchup to atomic relish and french fries, true 'mericans have dreamed up some wacky franks— and we've got the map to prove it. Feeling hungry? Take a bite outta one of our country's… » 6/30/14 3:40pm 6/30/14 3:40pm

Please stop sharing this decade-old bullshit barn-find story

Nearly a decade ago some ass-hat created the most absurd of all barn-find stories, and seven years later this bogus story is still popping up on my Facebook feed… Enough is enough. This whole freakin' story got straightened out years ago, but still... still... I see this crap being shared around... Just this week this… » 6/23/14 3:02pm 6/23/14 3:02pm

Meet the world's fastest hot tub: the Carpool DeVille

It all started in 1996 with a group of McMaster University engineering students, some heavy drinking, an abandoned Chevy Malibu, and a crazy idea. The next morning the power tools were out to turn the Malibu into a drivable hot tub dubbed, "the Carpool," and today they're attempting to set the land speed record for… » 6/19/14 2:45pm 6/19/14 2:45pm

These old hotels are the closest thing to living in a Wes Anderson movie

Seriously, who wouldn't want to live in a Wes Anderson movie? Everything would be so quaint and cute, and the quirky, uplifting endings don't hurt either (plus, Bill Murray and Jason Schwartzman!) Anderson's films are basically like fairy tales for adults. His latest theatrical release, The Grand Budapest Hotel, takes… » 6/17/14 9:24am 6/17/14 9:24am

Researchers finally discover, plan to open Dracula's grave. We're all…

Stock up on garlic and holy water, because Estonian researchers think that they've discovered the final resting place of the world's most famous vampire... and they're asking permission to crack open the tomb. GREAT IDEA, GUYS! » 6/13/14 7:06pm 6/13/14 7:06pm