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Watch the World’s Worst Child Ninja Try to Disable His Dad’s Home Security Cam

Because they use wide-angle lenses, home security cameras are able to capture much more of the scene than a conventional camera can. This is the kind of info you might wanna know before you try to secretly turn off one your dad has set up in the living room, as one YouTube user’s son recently tried—and utterly failed—to do. Read More >>

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I Refuse to Believe This World Champion Wasn’t Born With Yo-Yos Attached to His Arms

Last week, the 2017 World Yo-Yo Championship was held in Reykjavík, Iceland. And as in years past, watching these performers, including world champion Shu Takada, can only lead you to a single conclusion: these competitors were probably born with yo-yos attached to their arms. Read More >>

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Shrek Footage Perfectly Synced With the Thor: Ragnarok Trailer Will Break Your Mind

Full disclosure: I’ve had a fair amount of cold medication today. But this mashup a) works far better than it has any right to; and b) Donkey as Loki may have actually caused me to get sicker when the shock destroyed my immune system. Read More >>

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This Is Exactly the Blueprint for a Blockbuster Movie Trailer

Ever get the sense that every trailer you see is the same? At least the trailers for big-budget, visual effects-heavy Hollywood blockbusters? Well, the Auralnauts have put those tropes all together...into a trailer. Read More >>

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You Can Keep Your Self-Driving Cars, I Want This Jet-Powered Wing Suit

Spreading my arms and taking to the skies like an eagle has always been my biggest fantasy. The closest I’ve ever come is piloting a two-seater Cessna, which was fun, but nowhere near as exhilarating as Jarno Cordia’s latest stunt involving a wingsuit and a pair of jet engines strapped to his ankles. Read More >>

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The Only Job Humanoid Robots Are Good at Is Making Hilarious GIFs

Boston Dynamics’ founder, Marc Raibert, recently gave a TED Talk where he trotted out some of the company’s recent innovations. The talk mostly features robot tricks we’ve seen before, except for a brilliant outtake of ATLAS trying to help out in a cafeteria that probably serves as the most accurate look at what life with humanoid robots will be like for the next few decades. Read More >>

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This Footage of Carnivorous Wasps Devouring a Dragonfly Will Make Your Skin Crawl

Filmmaker and photographer Geoffrey Whitman was sitting on his back porch yesterday when he noticed a group of wasps picking away at a dead dragonfly. Smartly, he pulled out his camera to document this rarely seen insectoid feast in all its gruesome glory. Read More >>

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Watch SpaceX Launch Lots of Ice Cream to NASA Astronauts Today

The dog days of summer are here, so shouldn’t astronauts hurtling through space get to enjoy some Earthly delights? Today, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch some experiments—and lots of ice cream—up to astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Honestly, the flavour selection is not too shabby. Read More >>

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You Will Never Forget the Sound of a Stretch Armstrong Toy Being Shredded

Having already smooshed everything imaginable, the internet is ready to leave hydraulic presses behind and now focus its collective interest on weird things you can stick in an industrial shredder. First up is a classic Stretch Armstrong toy ,whose moist, squishy death cries will haunt your nightmares. Read More >>

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Video Shows How Alien: Covenant Is Simply Dripping With Classic Art

Alien: Covenant may not have met our expectations, but it was undoubtedly visually compelling. The dark sci-fi tableaus sketched out by director Ridley Scott and cinematographer Dariusz Wolski are lush and vivid, regardless of anything that does or doesn't happen in them. Read More >>

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James Cameron Made Only One Change When Bringing Terminator 2 Back To Theatres

James Cameron, perfectionist that he is, seems pretty happy with Terminator 2: Judgment Day. And who can blame him? It's a stunning action film. So for the 3D theatrical re-release, Cameron left the film alone. Mostly. Read More >>

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Watch The Sandman Fan Film That Earned Neil Gaiman’s Stamp Of Approval

Even with the success of American Gods, we still may never get a Sandman movie or even a TV series. But Neil Gaiman diehards need not despair completely because there's a new fan film that pays impressively exacting tribute to one of Sandman's most brutal instalments. Read More >>

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Fire and Explosives Make Falling Dominoes Far More Interesting

We’ve been told our entire lives not to play with fire. But whoever coined that expression never stopped to think about how flames and explosions could make falling dominoes even more captivating to watch. Read More >>

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This Timelapse Turns LA’s Nightmarish Traffic Into the City’s Most Beautiful Feature

Beverly Hills, Hollywood, Santa Monica; all great reasons to visit Los Angeles that are unfortunately overshadowed by the city’s overwhelming traffic and perpetually-gridlocked highways. But through the lens of Ralph & Randy’s timelapse cameras, LA’s traffic nightmare somehow looks like best reason to head to the West Coast. Read More >>

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A Very Cute and Very Literal Short About the Undeniable Spark of Attraction

In Ashley Anderson and Jacob Mann’s animated short, Extinguished, love is represented literally—as a flame right where a person’s heart beats in his or her chest. A dejected young man’s fire goes out, until a pretty new neighbor moves in. Can he play it cool or will his, ah, burning attraction get the better of him? Read More >>