The good, bad and weird things we're enjoying

By: Connor Threlkeld on September 28, 2015 - 12:55am - 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 - 1:26am - 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 - 6:28pm - 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 - 6:21pm - 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 - 6:59pm - 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 - 11:40pm - 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.


By: Connor Threlkeld on August 7, 2015 - 6:41pm - Add new comment

If you often struggle to wake up and get out of bed in the morning, perhaps this is the product for you. 

By: Kim Luciani on July 30, 2015 - 10:41am - Add new comment

Check out this prime and extremely funny example of interspecies cooperation.

By: Connor Threlkeld on July 25, 2015 - 1:18am - Add new comment

Former University of South Carolina tuba performance student Matt Buck felt the need to show his opposition to the Ku Klux Klan rally in Columbia. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on July 13, 2015 - 1:19am - Add new comment

If you've ever tried winning a stuffed animal or other prize at a claw machine, you've probably witnessed the prize slip out of the claw's grasp. That's not by mistake. 

Learn more about how claw machines are carefully engineered to allow the owners to control how often there are winners and losers. 

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