There's a simple reason why this Boeing 737 wasn't destroyed this week at Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport, China, and instead destroyed this concrete runway using its landing gear: it's neither a runway nor concrete. At least, not in the traditional sense.
Screw ghost riding the whip, forget flash mobs. There's a new internet craze threatening our children: taunting lizards and amphibians with fake food on your smartphone. Sure it's cute when they're crushing virtual insects but it's not so cute when they attack your finger.
The Magic 8-Ball helped me decide to go to uni. It helped me decide what to eat as a child, and it's the reason I bought a Jazz drive. It's not infallible. The Onion Answer app is the logical next step in deciding my fate with inanimate objects.
As RIM continues to stumble down the long stairway to oblivion, Reuters reports that the company had an unlikely suitor this summer that could have saved them: Amazon. Wait, what? Or more importantly... why?
In a research paper called "The population of natural Earth satellites", astronomers say that Earth must have a second moon at any given time. They have calculated the population of "irregular natural satellites that are temporarily captured" by Earth.
Shooting paper targets will improve your aim, but they don't quite capture the experience of emptying a shotgun into a zombie's chest. Not like these lifelike—or should I say undeadlike—zombie targets that bleed like real flesh.
The Smurfs made a terrible movie but did one good thing: they're adding more colour to the world. Juzcar, a town in Southern Spain, was painted blue for the movie as a sort of publicity stunt but the residents loved it so much they want to keep their homes all blue everything.
Just kidding, of course you will, because it's Rebecca Black, and Rebecca Black is 2011's most important entity across culture, politics, and the whole of the space-time continuum. But what else mattered in our cosmos, YouTube-wise? Let's explore!
YouTuber yamamo2 hasn't created the world's first perpetual motion machine with this high-performance double pendulum. But he did create a hypnotic way to lose 22 minutes of your life staring at your screen.
This time of year, the weather can be rather bracing. The evenings grow longer, the temperature drops below zero, and the wind bites a little harder. This is the moment where the woolly long-johns are taken out of storage and pressed into service. But that's no reason to be confined indoors. How about taking a nice, relaxing Winter Walk?
A new collaboration between BT, the London Metropolitan Police, and Bexley Council, has been set up to target the miscreants that pinch the nations copper cables. The Waste and Metal Task Force aims to bring the pain on the thieves who cost the taxpayer £700m a year.
They've been around for at least a year now, and all my research points to obscuring your brake lights as being very illegal. But I don't care. This is the closest my hatchback will ever get to being the batmobile.
According to Ofcom, TalkTalk is our worst ISP with the largest number of complaints over the past year, hitting an average of well over two in every 3000 customers having to complain to Ofcom about their broadband service over the last year.
This YouTube video showing a concrete buffer going crazy is a bit slow at first. But give it some time, it soon gets hilariously absurd, with a dozen construction workers trying to stop the beast. Fortunately, there were no injuries. Except for their pride.