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Watch the Sun Belch In Our Direction

By Sam Gibbs on at

Looks like we’re in for a stormy solar Saturday, as the sun has erupted in our direction again. It shot out an M3.2-class solar flare towards our humble little planet (as you can see above). The resulting stream of charged particles should crash into Earth’s magnetic field on Saturday, and could cause the odd blackout, pretty lights, and conspiracy theorists to go nuts, again.

This Chain Surfing Dog Balances Better Than I Do

By Sam Gibbs on at

Dogs, they’re not quite the internet sensation that Cats are, and I think that’s a tad unfair. They can do awesome things too, just like this incredible balancing act. Hell, I’ve tried that many a time over the years and always landed flat on my face.

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."