The good, bad and weird things we're enjoying

By: Connor Threlkeld on November 1, 2015 - 7:10pm - Add new comment

Inspired by the MechWarrior series of combat video games, one dad spent a month developing a mech warrior costume that he could wear with his child on Halloween. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on October 15, 2015 - 12:00am - Add new comment

If you watched the 2011 movie Thor, you can probably appreciate this.

By: Connor Threlkeld on October 12, 2015 - 8:07pm - Add new comment

It seems there's a segment of people who love experimenting with airbags. 

In this case, a car wheel was put on top of an airbag system. The airbag was set off, launching the tire into the air. In the middle of a neighborhood full of houses and people. Not smart. 

As you'll see, at least one of the people involved got what they deserved. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on October 4, 2015 - 11:43pm - Add new comment

A new service in New York City allows people who don't want to wait in line to pay professionals to do the job for them. 

At $25 for the first hour and $10 for every additional half hour, that can really add up. The man waiting in this video waited 48 hours for the new iPhone for a customer, so he probably made more sitting in that line ($965) than most people watching this video did in the last 48 hours.

By: Connor Threlkeld on September 27, 2015 - 11:55pm - Add new comment

A few high school football players have been in the news in recent weeks for striking officials.

 

In a slightly different twist, the kicker for Midland Lee (Texas) hit an official with his extra point kick in a recent game, and the ball still cleared the uprights. His team received the point. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on September 21, 2015 - 12:26am - Add new comment

If you just naturally assumed the Scots handle their problems with the deployment of bagpipes, you would be right in this case. 

Watch as this preacher sharing his views on gay marriage is interrupted in the most Scottish way possible, to the delight of the locals. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on September 6, 2015 - 5:28pm - Add new comment

The biggest hits at SEC football games don't just come from the players. 

During a rain delay at the Bowling Green - Tennessee game on Saturday, a fan decided to test his luck running across the field. It did not end well. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on August 30, 2015 - 5:21pm - Add new comment

It's not often someone is thrilled about their car being towed. But most people let it happen. 

This guy, on the other hand, actively attempts to prevent his car from being towed by trying to drive away. While it's off the ground. Which doesn't work. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on August 20, 2015 - 5:59pm - Add new comment

Video is circulating online of a Delta plane struck by lightning while on the ground Tuesday in Atlanta. 

 

Because of storms in the area, planes were lined up waiting for their chance to take off. A person recording the line of planes happened to record the moment of impact. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on August 16, 2015 - 10:40pm - Add new comment

Today's expensive phones require expensive cases and expensive insurance policies to protect them in case of damage. But a few years ago, simpler phones stood up to the punishment of being dropped and mishandled. 

The iconic Nokia 3310, which made its debut in 2000, was loved by many for being virtually indestructible. More than 136 million of the devices were sold over the years. In 2011, it became the subject of a series of memes based on its durability.

 

 
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