The good, bad and weird things we're enjoying

By: Connor Threlkeld on February 1, 2016 - 3:11am - Add new comment

While I've never snowboarded before, I felt confident that I would never feel a one-year-old child was better at snowboarding than I was. 

Until today. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on January 22, 2016 - 1:27am - Add new comment

Have you ever seen all three contestents on Jeopardy! finish the game without any money? 

Turns out it happened a few days ago, and the result is there is no returning champion. Remarkable considering the three contestants had more than $33,000 at the start of Final Jeopardy. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on January 11, 2016 - 2:37am - Add new comment

A woman pumping gas at a gas station in central Russia felt the need to pull out a lighter during the process. 

We'll let the video take it from here. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on December 31, 2015 - 2:28am - Add new comment

Boy meets bacon. It's the classic love story. Watch as this child eats bacon for the first time and falls in love with the stuff. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on December 20, 2015 - 9:24pm - Add new comment

With nearly 1,700 people in an area where the temperature regularly exceeds 100 dgrees, Coober Pedy took the phrase 'Down Under' to heart. 

While some buildings remain above ground, many of the area's businesses and residences are in dugouts, underground rooms carved from the rock.

The main advantage? The underground rooms remain a comfortable temperature without any air conditioning. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on December 14, 2015 - 2:04am - Add new comment

Japanese police officers tired of being unable to catch drones being operated in violation of the law, developed a counter-drone drone. 

Seems like something that might be useful to law enforcement in America, which has been growing increasingly frustrated by irresponsible drone operators at sporting events and emergencies. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on December 6, 2015 - 11:30pm - Add new comment

Viral YouTube sensation The Piano Guys released a new arrangement of "Silent Night" this week, featuring world-famous tenor Placido Domingo and a children's choir. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on November 22, 2015 - 8:36pm - Add new comment

The BBC brought together Adele impersonators to audition for a role. What they didn't know was "Jenny" was going to audition with them. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on November 8, 2015 - 8:52pm - Add new comment

If you like slow motion videos and gunfire, this could be right up your alley.

By: Connor Threlkeld on November 1, 2015 - 8:10pm - 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. 

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