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Unbelievable Video Shows a Pedestrian Narrowly Avoiding Death

It's not just a gory rubberneck-of-a-view, oh no. Queensland Rail wants you to watch this CCTV footage of a pedestrian avoiding what you assume is a surefire meeting with the Grim Reaper, in the hopes it helps open our eyes and save lives. Watch it -- it'll scare you shitless. [YouTube via @sophieraworth via @ruskin147] Read More >>

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Holy Crap, A Woman Almost Got Run Over By a Train Because She Was Trying to Pick Up Her Phone from the Tracks

Holy freaking smokes, almost getting hit by a train doesn't get closer than this. A young woman in Sao Paulo, Brazil had apparently dropped her phone onto the tube tracks and foolishly jumped down to retrieve it. Couple of problems with this situation: she couldn't get back on the platform, the train was coming into the station fast AND SHE PROBABLY WOULD'VE DIED. Miraculously, two guys managed to pull her out right before she would've gotten hit. It's terrifyingly close. Read More >>

The Lego Back to the Future Time Machine Train Is a Must-Have

Our friend Masashi Togami, the founder of Team Back to the Future, has a new BTTF project on Lego Cuusoo: Doc Brown's Jules Verne Train. Like the soon-to-come-to-market Lego Back to the Future DeLorean, this model--created by Sakuretsu-is extremely well designed and fully functional. Read More >>

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Woman Steals Train, Then Crashes It Into a Building

Last night in Saltsjöbanan, Sweden, a young woman decided to try her hand at driving a train. It didn't end well: she careered off the end of line and straight into this house. Read More >>

London Underground To Get a Big Slap After Driverless Train Ran Amok For Four Miles

Every once in a blue moon, a story like this comes along and scares the bejesus out of every tube traveller, as we put our blind faith and safety into the hands of a group of select, almost-invisible individuals responsible for our travel. In this case, London Underground is set to get a massive fine for endangering lives after a driverless train ran through several stations and narrowly missed hitting a passenger train back in 2010. Read More >>

A 3TB Hard Drive Is Your Space-For-All-Your-"Special"-Videos Deal of the Day

All of us have got more and more data these days and if there’s one thing about data it’s that you need somewhere to keep it all. Luckily, there’s ‘cloud-based’ storage from Dropbox and (as of next week probably) Google, but the trusty hard drive isn’t dead just yet. Read More >>


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