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The Most Intense Firefighter Helmet Camera Videos

By Kyle Wagner on at

Helmet cameras have a tendency to capture inherently cool stuff. You're probably wearing the helmet for a reason, after all. But firefighter helmet cams are especially incredible because they aren't just some staged event, but a real situation with real people putting themselves in actual danger.

Radiohead: Sit Down, Stand Up

By Michael Hession on at

Have you had the pleasure of watching the wonderful BBC series, Life? You probably have. Beautiful HD nature docs provide the perfect visual background for any living room activity. And as many have discovered, they play even better when muted and paired with a soundtrack of your choosing.

Did the Russians Just Find a Massive Fragment of a Real Life UFO?

By Sam Gibbs on at

What is that object above? It was apparently found near a remote village in the middle of Siberia, and no one knows how it got there or what it is. It’s presumed to have fallen from space, but the 200kg “fragment” isn’t anything related to human space technology, according to Russian space agency officials. Did a chunk of ET’s ship really just crash-land on Earth?

Move Over Segway -- There's a New Awesome Personal Transporter In Town

By Sam Gibbs on at

Ever since I saw the awesome cars that could move sideways in I, Robot, I’ve longed for the day when your standard one-axis tyre would be relegated to the scrap heap. Apparently I wasn’t the only one; Japanese scientists have been testing a working prototype of the Permoveh (Personal Mobile Vehicle), which features wheels that’ll move both forwards and backwards as well as horizontally – no more parallel parking hack-jobs.

This is the Weirdest Thing You'll See All Day

By Sam Gibbs on at

What kind of nut-job came up with this crazy concoction of an infomercial piss-take, I have no idea. But this mind-bending, insane video is apparently an advert for the latest album by a band out of South Africa called Desmond and the Tutus.