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Watch This Life-Sized Tank Get Built Out of Egg Cartons

By Jon Partridge on at

Building a tank out of egg cartons isn't the most conventional way to support Britain's soldiers. But sculptor Stuart Murdoch went against conventions to make his own, pretty awesome, life-sized replica of the British Army's tank: the FV4034 Challenger 2. A lot of work went into this "egg"-cellent piece of carton engineering, which took over 500 hours and 5,000 egg cartons -- as shown in the time-lapsed video.

This Awesome Optical Illusion Makes Me Lose My Pants

By Jon Partridge on at

When it comes to lifts, I can't help but think back to the Die Hard films, especially with John McClane hanging by a thread in an elevator shaft in the first film. Which brings me to a recent stunt by Alton Towers, who's promoting its upcoming Nemesis Sub-Terra ride by scaring the be-jesus out of prospective shoppers at Southside Shopping Centre in Wandsworth.

How to Catch a Plane -- the Hard Way

By Andrew Tarantola on at

Since the dawn of time, man has continually sought bigger and badder stunts to prove his mettle. First it was "Slap the Cave Bear and Run." Then it was "Who Can Hold the Lightning Rod Longest." Now, it's "Grab the Inverted Airplane Tail from the Back of a Motorcycle."