12 Days Ago Lowell Farms: A Cannabis Cafe opened today in West Hollywood, California, and it's the first restaurant in the US that serves weed. Rather than sommeliers, the cafe has "flower hosts" that deliver weed to your table, and charge a $20 corkage, er, "toke-age" fee for people who bring their own pot.
12 Days Ago A truck was traveling across the Nanfang’ao Bridge in Taiwan this morning when the bridge collapsed. According to Mashable: A truck can be seen passing over the span as it falls, almost making it to the other side before being dragged down.
17 Days Ago When a woman on a United Airlines flight was finished using the loo, she realized she was trapped. The door wouldn't open, even with the help of flight crew members.
17 Days Ago California Rep. Devin Nunes said a bizarre thing this morning at a questioning of Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire: “Of course, Democrats on this very committee negotiated with people they thought were Ukrainians in order to obtain nude pictures of Trump.” Apparently, the confused gentleman was referring to an old Russian prank.
18 Days Ago An 11-year-old South Carolina boy took his brother's car and drove for three hours — and more than 200 miles — looking for a man he met on Snapchat.
19 Days Ago Firefighters wanted to put on a good show for a school in Vic, Hungary. They also wanted to demonstrate how they could put out a staged car fire.
19 Days Ago Oh shit, Atlas, "one of the most advanced humanoid robots ever built" according to DARPA, is now doing a gymnastics routine, and it's really good. Launched in 2013 by BostonDynamics for DARPA, this robot gets more and more human by the year.
19 Days Ago When a man, Jon Bird, was volunteering for an event in Salt Lake City, he stepped away to have a smoke, and was confronted by an angry restaurant owner armed with a fire extinguisher.
20 Days Ago A police officer in Florida arrested a 6-year-old girl for having a tantrum at school. According to HuffPost, Dennis Turner, a cop with the Orlando Police Department who was charged with aggravated child abuse for injuring his own son in 1998, was for some reason allowed to work at an elementary charter school in Orlando as a school resource officer.
30 Days Ago Not only is this the calmest hummingbird I've ever seen, but the bravest as well. For some reason it really takes a shine to the woman who shot this video.
32 Days Ago After Portland's NBC reporter Maggie Vespa wore high-waisted pants last week, a viewer didn't approve of her wardrobe, saying via Facebook that she looked ridiculous in pants.
32 Days Ago Judge Aaron Persky, who sentenced Stanford rapist Brock Turner to a mere six months in jail (for which he served only three), is now coaching a girls tennis team at Lynbrook High School in San Jose, California.
33 Days Ago This is a maneuver that would be hard to replicate. A Penske truck is headed down a highway in Ontario, Canada when it hits a ditch, crashes into a utility pole, and then somehow leaps up to the roof of a house.
33 Days Ago Maxwell and Finnegan are besties, so when they spot each other on the street, it's sheer exuberance. They've only known each other for a year, but in toddler years that's half a lifetime.
34 Days Ago Someone in another car spotted this couple sleeping in a self-driving Tesla that was zipping along the Massachusetts Turnpike, according to NBC on YouTube. The person honked, trying to wake the driver up, but "it didn't work at all." Read the rest
34 Days Ago A former Miramax employee, Rowena Chiu, accused Harvey Weinstein on The Today Show this morning of trying to rape her in 1998. She had waited until now because of an NDA, which she says she was finally ready to break.
34 Days Ago Luna Lee does't just play the gayageum well, she's spectacular. This cover of Jimi Hendrix's Voodoo Child is absolute perfection. For more, watch her play David Bowie's Man Who Sold the World (from our 2017 post).
37 Days Ago A Glendora, California woman is about to blow a gasket because she spots a man in the Walmart parking lot who "looks illegal." That's the reason she tells police that they have to come and arrest him.
37 Days Ago An American Airlines mechanic who wanted overtime was arrested yesterday for deliberately damaging a plane ready to take 150 people from Miami to the Bahamas. According to CNN: Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani has been charged with "willfully damaging, destroying, disabling, or wrecking an aircraft, and attempting to do so," according to a criminal complaint filed in federal court.
38 Days Ago As if zipping along a track at speeds up to 83 mph is no big deal, a man riding PortAventura Park's Shambhala rollercoaster in Spain also had enough wits about him to grab a stranger's phone that was flying through the sky.
38 Days Ago With Hurricane Dorian threatening a Florida man's property in Jacksonville, he didn't want to take any chances with his Smart car. Although he had a garage with space for one car, his wife, Jessica Eldridge, already had her car parked in that spot.
38 Days Ago Usually cops use ladders to save stranded kitties from trees (at least that's the myth), but last week they used one in Lake Tahoe, California, to save a baby bear.
47 Days Ago Pete Davidson seemed to hate the students at University of Central Florida during his stand up performance last night. The Saturday Night Live comedian was triggered by students who were recording him on their phones.
47 Days Ago Antonio De La Rosa, from Spain, just paddled his way from San Francisco to Honolulu. It took the ultra-endurance athlete 76 days in his stand-up paddle boat, celebrating his 50th birthday by himself along the way.
48 Days Ago The Barcelona area has beautiful beaches, including some that are nudist-friendly. But skinny dippers beware — robbery is common when people leave their stuff on the sand to swim (more than 850 thefts so far this summer), and many of the victims are naked, who come back to their spot on the sand without a stitch of clothing to be had.