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Bet You Can’t Fold Your Bog Roll In Half 13 Times

By Sam Gibbs on at

The old saying goes you can’t fold paper in half more than eight times, but that myth was dispelled in 2002 with a 12-fold world record. Now some kids from a school in Massachusetts have managed to fold a piece of bog roll 10 miles long (!), in half 13 times.

Where Does My Bag Go When I Check-In For a Flight?

By Sam Gibbs on at

Ever wondered how your bag gets from check-in to the plane and then back out to baggage claim as you jet around the world? Watch this awesome video of a bag checking in at Atlanta, shooting round the conveyors, getting hurled about, hopping aboard a plane and landing ready-for-collection in New York.

Watching Giant Killer Waves Swallow Surfers in Slow Motion Scares the Dude Out of Me

By Casey Chan on at

Chris Bryan, the amazing slow motion videographer, used a Phantom camera to capture surfers riding humungous waves in Teahupoʻo, Tahiti in super slow motion. It's terrifying to see the sea monster known as the ocean so huge and intimidating and hungry. Seriously, the waves were so big the day Bryan filmed the French Navy issued a double code red warning and threatened to arrest people that went into the ocean.

NBC News Anchor Literally Has a Ron Burgundy Moment

By Sam Gibbs on at

Wow and I thought that kind of thing only happened in the movies. It seems some newsreaders will read literally anything put on a teleprompter. I wonder if our British fact-spewers would fall for the same thing. I tip my hat to whoever thought up, and had the balls to actually implement, this Anchorman prank live on air. Brilliant.