20 Hours Ago A life-size animatronic Tyrannosaurus Rex at a Colorado dinosaur theme park went down in flames yesterday. Zach Reynolds, co-owner of Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience, says it was probably caused by an electrical malfunction.
22 Hours Ago This cool geometry teacher didn't take offense when a student told him his class was boring. Instead, he asked her, "Would it help if I breakdanced?" She said "Yeah," and even offered to bake him a caramel apple pie if he did.
Yesterday Yowza. Here's a 2009 BBC interview with Mark Zuckerberg, with an excerpt below. Reporter: So who is going to own the Facebook content, the person who puts it there, or you?
2 Days Ago Puzzle maker Tony Fisher, who was in the 2017 edition of Guinness Book of World Records for creating the world's largest Rubik's cube, may have just created the world's most scrumptious Rubik's cube as well.
2 Days Ago Although Trump has already given support to the idea of executing drug dealers, today it was made official. Attorney General Jeff Sessions sent out a Bradburyesque memo to US attorneys that strongly encourages federal prosecutors to seek the death penalty in violent as well as non-violent drug-related cases, including the execution of people "dealing in extremely large quantity of drugs." Via CNBC: According to the U.S.
2 Days Ago Former CIA director John Brennan fears for the future of the United States with "impetuous" Trump at the helm and is speaking out. This morning on MSNBC's Morning Joe he expressed a deep concern "about our national security." Five minutes into the interview (with every word of the 17-minute interview worth listening to), Brennan says that Trump "is afraid of the president of Russia...The Russians might have something on him personally." He goes on to say that Trump has a "fawning attitude" towar
3 Days Ago Nothing like a husband who throws his own wife under the bus. And that's just what "The Honorable Ben Carson" (yes, take a look, his desk placard actually says that!) did when he explained to a House committee hearing today that his wife, Candy, was the one who bought the $31,000 mahogany dining set for his office without his knowledge.
3 Days Ago Latte artist and barista champ Jaewon Choi at OUTRO NYC creates cute latte pop art that looks like it belongs on someone's wall or T-shirt rather than inside their coffee cup.
3 Days Ago Today Mr. Rogers would have turned 90, and to celebrate, here's the trailer for the upcoming Mr. Rogers documentary, Won't You Be My Neighbor. Via EW: From Oscar-winning director Morgan Neville (20 Feet From Stardom), the documentary explores Rogers’ message of love and compassion.
4 Days Ago In August 2016, 28-year-old Sayed Asadullah Poya and his wife Jamila from Afghanistan had a newborn baby to name. Sayed had just read Donald Trump's book, Trump: How to Get Rich, and when he saw that his baby had blonde hair, the name Donald Trump sounded like a real good choice.
7 Days Ago Greenbrier Public School in rural Arkansas didn't take too kindly to the national school walkout that took place on Tuesday to protest gun violence in response to last month's deadly Parkland shooting.
7 Days Ago Eating an entire swab of cotton candy in three seconds flat is a fascinating thing to watch, and this woman does it like a champ. Actually, she is a champ.
7 Days Ago A ski lift in Georgia (the country, not US state) went haywire went it lost its brakes and sent passengers downhill, picking up speed and flinging skiers off the lift.
8 Days Ago Vanessa Trump once told The New York Times that Donald Trump introduced her to Donald Trump Jr. (one of Trump's dumb and dumber boys) during a fashion show in 2003.
8 Days Ago For those who want to know how to use their eierschalensollbruchstellenverursacher properly, here is a tutorial that explains it in simple steps. And for the rest of you who just want to know what the heck an eierschalensollbruchstellenverursacher is, it literally means "eggshell predetermined breaking point causer." According to Wiktionary, it's "a device used to create breaking points in egg shells in order to allow one to easily remove the top part of an egg using a knife without causing the
8 Days Ago https://youtu.be/B65mtQv6Nxs Only the biggest fans of the 1971 classic film Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory were able to figure out that the actor who played the cowboys-and-TV-obsessed Mike Teevee was a contestant on Jeopardy.
8 Days Ago As brilliant as OK Go's "The One Moment" music video is from their Hungry Ghosts album, the math that went behind it is even more genius.
8 Days Ago In just two days the entire U.S. – and much of the rest of the world – will be green (green clothes, green hair, green balloons, green beer...).
9 Days Ago When a Kansas family taking a United flight yesterday from Oregon to Kansas City, Missouri boarded their dog on the plane, they probably hadn't yet heard that United had just killed a passenger's puppy.
10 Days Ago Looks like the worm at the bottom of a mezcal bottle just isn't enough for some folks. Boas and iguanas stuffed into mezcal bottles are now the thing, at least in Oaxaca, Mexico.
10 Days Ago Last night while ABC 10News reporter Bree Steffens was giving a live report in San Diego, we see her pulled off the screen. A growling man appears on camera and then disappears while we hear Steffens scream "Oh shit!" We also hear a loud crunch and glass breaking (the camera, most likely).
10 Days Ago One of China's most famous female reporters (according to a translation from the video's YouTube page) spices up an otherwise dull parliamentary session when another reporter asks a long and obsequious question.
11 Days Ago Adult film star Stormy Daniels doesn't want Trump's $130,000 hush money anymore. But unlike an unwanted new pair of shoes that suddenly feels too tight around the toes, can hush money be returned?
11 Days Ago This 3D printed house was unveiled today at SXSW in Austin, TX. A cement house like this – 650 square feet, single story – takes just 12-24 hours to "print." It's "the first permitted, 3D-printed home created specifically for the developing world," says New Story, the non-profit for international housing, who has partnered with the 3D-printed housing construction company ICON to create 100 of these homes for low-income people in El Salvador by next year if all goes as planned.
11 Days Ago While the Trump administration is pushing for more guns in schools by arming school teachers and other school employees, Trump's son-in-law Jared's brother Joshua Kushner reportedly donated $50,000 to March For Our Lives, a planned gun control demonstration across the nation scheduled for March 24.