• Wildlife Photographer Captures Amazing Shots of Tree Frog Hitching a Ride on a Beetle

    Indonesian wildlife photographer Hendy Mp has captured a once in a lifetime moment in time when a Reinwardt’s tree frog took a ride atop a giant rhinoceros beetle. In other news taxi app, Uber is now offering up ‘Uber Rhino Beetle’ as a new method of transportation. The tree frog will be back charged a 2.1x surge price due to morning rainforest dew. That beetle should get frog protection. Ok I’m done now.   photos by Hendy Mp

  • Pop Culture Characters Invade Boring Old Paintings

    Dave Pollot is one of those rare people who can excel at endeavors both critical and creative. In other words, we hate him. But because of what he creates, we can’t help but love him, too. While working full time as a software developer, Dave also regularly visits thrift shops in search of boring old landscapes that cover the walls of the homes inhabited by the type of person who lies dead in their kitchen for three weeks before anyone finds them, their faces half-eaten by their dozens of cats. Dave takes these awful paintings and with the addition of a can of Duff Beer, a Tie Fighter, or some other pop culture icon, transforms them into beautiful works of art that someone with a close family and zero cats would proudly hang on their living room wall. You can check out more paintings at Dave Pollot Art and purchase your favorites at Etsy.

  • Tilt-Shift Photos Of Space Really Put Things In Perspective

    Tilt-shift photography purists will tell you the only real way to accomplish the illusion is through technical mastery of the camera, but sometimes it’s not always possible to capture a tilt-shift photo. Let’s say, oh, I don’t know, we want a tilt-shift photo of space. Well, NASA isn’t going to let you fiddle around with the lens on the Hubble Space Telescope, are they? Of course not! But that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy mind-blowing tilt-shift photos of far-off nebulas and galaxies. That’s where digital manipulation via Photoshop comes in and saves the day. Is it true tilt-shift? Photography purists will tell you it isn’t. Then they’ll hand you your coffee.

  • The New Incredible Ghostbuster Board Game That’s 25 Years Too Late

    Board game specialists Cryptozoic Entertainment doubled their projected goal on their Kickstarter campaign for Ghostbusters: The Board Game. The game allows one to four players who are to work together rather than against each other, to restore the balance between the spirit world and theirs. According to the Kickstarter page, “during each turn, players move, shoot proton streams, deposit trapped ghosts, use unique character abilities and drive the Ecto-1 to complete objectives”. The Game comes with the four original Ghostbusters and villain bosses Gozer, Slimer and  the Stay Puft Marshmellow Man. Zuul and Vinze Clortho are avaible for special backers.

  • The First Ever Arena Drone Air Show is Happening

    The future is now. Drones are here to stay, that we know, but would you pay $XX.99 to see a collection of drones perform high octane stunts for your viewing pleasure? ‘Course you would and where would be the bestest place in the whole entire world to see said show? Amsterdam of course. Air 2015 is set to happen in the Amsterdam Arena this year with essentially all other details TBD. The trailer which hit the web last week is filled with high flying fun for the hypothetically high flying Dutch audience. “In this high energy and explosive show, drones will take centre stage to bring a collaboration and fusion of music, video, projections and special effects. AIR allows you to experience a variety of ballet and battles, races and lasers, circus, illusions and most of all magic from hundreds of drones,” says a statement on the event’s website.

  • NASA’s 5-Year Timelapse of the Sun is Better in GIF Form

    NASA’s been peeping on the Sun lately. In fact they’ve held the same camera on the sun for the past five years and so to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Solar Dynamics Observatory’s (SDO) launch, NASA released a five-year timelapse of the sun. The SDO is a mission designed to study where the sun’s energy comes from, and also help us understand its influence on Earth. The footage, captured one frame every eight hours, from June 2010 to Feb. 8, 2015, according to NASA. Since it launched on February 11, 2010. This time-lapse video captures one frame every 8 hours starting when data became available in June 2010 and finishing February 8, 2015. The different colors represent the various wavelengths (sometimes blended, sometimes alone) in which SDO observes the sun. We’ve decided to abridge the entire timelapse into a GIF collection for your quick-viewing pleasure. Don’t stare at it for too long.

  • Dubai Police Ad Or New “The Fast And The Furious” Trailer?

    We’ve shared the over-the-top fleet of the Dubai Police numerous times over the years, but now the most obnoxiously extravagant emirate has kicked it up a notch with this ad showcasing their awesomely ostentatious cars. The ad features the Dubai Police’s newest addition, a 167 mph 2015 Lexus RC F. As amazing as it would be to chase down baba ghanoush smugglers in the sports cars, the fleet is mostly used for patrolling the tourist areas and as an opulent attraction itself. They’re nice and everything, but do they have any Ford Fusions like the NYPD?

  • Brooklyn Decker and Chrissy Teigen talk About The Infamous Tweet and SI Bikinis

    When Brooklyn Decker found out Chrissy Teigan got the cover of Sports Illustrated’s illustrious swimsuit issue she sent out a tweet that would shock the Twittesphere. In VH1’s new satirical web series called “Behind the Tweet”, we find out what was really on the Blonde Bombshell’s mind when she sent out the tweet heard ’round the world.

  • An Underground Bike Park Is About To Open In Kentucky

    Kentucky’s Louisville Mega Cavern is already one of the world’s most unique attractions, offering zip lines, aerial ropes challenge courses, and a historic tram tour in a 100 acre, underground mine. But soon Mega Cavern will feature another exciting addition—the world’s first underground bike park. Located 100 feet underground, the Mega Underground Bike Park is a 320,000-square-foot bike park set to open on Monday, February 9. The park will feature over 45 trails, Jump Lines, Pump Tracks, Dual Slalom, BMX, Cross Country, and Single Track, so there will be options for the whole family and every skill level. February 9 is just a soft opening and the park is requesting that you call ahead to get a spot. 4-hour and 8-hour passes are available for $24 and $40 respectively. Bike rentals will be available beginning in April. For more info, check out Mega Underground Bike Park. Wow, we never thought we’d wish we were in Kentucky…

  • Using A Drone To Deliver Chocolate Is Awesomely Complicated [Video]

    So you finally got yourself a drone and naturally, your first instinct is to use it to deliver chocolate to your buddy on the other side of town. But if this video is any indication, there is a ton of planning and practicing that must be done to accomplish such a feat safely and successfully. In the video, a drone travels 7 miles across Hong Kong, over hills and skyscrapers, to deliver a piece of chocolate in less than 14 minutes. The video footage is impressive, offering natural views of a city often thought of as nothing more than a mass of people and giant buildings. But what’s really interesting is the description of how such a feat was accomplished, with extensive research into elevation and a team of seven pilots so the drone is never out of sight. It may not be practical, but damn is it awesome.

  • This is Why I Have Trust Issues [30 Photos]

    Sometimes the Sherlock Holmes in you has to do a little bit of investigatory research to realize what some brands tell you is a complete lie. Your world is about to be rocked with astonishment. What’s up is down, what’s right is forever wrong.

  • You Can Buy A One-Of-A-Kind Experimental US Navy Vessel For Just $180K

    Have you been looking for a good deal on a $15 million experimental United States Navy vessel? If so, that’s pretty strange. But even stranger is that you’re in luck because the Lockheed Martin Sea Slice can be yours for just $180,000. The 105′, aluminum Sea Slice is a Small Water Plane Area Twin Hull, or SWATH, featuring four submerged hulls, allowing for high-speed travel in rough ocean waters. In fact, the Sea Slice features stable and unrestricted operation at Sea State 5 (8 to 13 foot waves) and is even operational at Sea State 6 (13 to 20 foot waves). The ship is propelled by two MTU 16V396 TB94 Diesel Engines rated at 3480 hp each. Two Caterpillar 3606 diesel driven electrical generators rated at 180 Kilowatts each keep the ship powered. Two berthing spaces sleep up to 12 crew members total and the washroom contains commode, a urinal, dual wash basins, a shower stall, and a stackable washing machine. There is also a mess with refrigerator, microwave oven, and double sink with hot and cold running water along with table and chairs. If you’re interestd in purchasing the Sea Slice, check out the listing at Yacht World. We’re more »

  • 20 Reasons Why Hot Tubs Are Better In GIF Form

    The hot tub is a magical place, where magical things happen. It’s one of the only places where you can be outdoors, essentially naked, probably naked, but also scorchingly hot in the winter. It’s a place where fantasy becomes reality, Where boys become men and where heroes are made and fools are shunned. It’s also a place where some of the funniest GIFs on the internet happen. We’ve compiled some of the funniest, sexiest and steamiest hot tub GIFs on the internet to warm you up in the dead of winter. Oh and Olivia Munn once went into a hot tub, ad it was glorious. We’re partnering up with Hot Tub Time Machine 2 to give a lucky school a chance to win the prize of all prizes, their very own ginourmous hot tub party. Go to HotTubMovieParty.com to vote for the winner. Even if your school didn’t make it, you can still win big. Huge. Mega-huge. For first place, one winner + a friend will get a VIP trip to the party plus $2,500 cash to spend on, um, whatever you want. The 2nd place winner will win $1000 to throw their own hot tub party and the third will win $500 cash for ample partying. more »

  • How To Man-Hack a Drinking Glass Out of a Beer Bottle

    You’ve seen them before at beach-bars and probably being sold at Urban Outfitters for an obscene amount, but here’s a step by step guide to making a drinking glass out of a beer bottle in a few easy to execute steps. YouTube channel Household Hacker has uploaded a simple DIY video on how to turn an empty beer bottle into a drinking glass. An empty bottle, rubbing alcohol, a length of cotton string or yarn, a bucket of ice water, lighter and an empty six pack are all you need to get this done. In no way are we saying drink the six pack then attempt this (Let’s just get that straight).

  • Stunning Images Of The Falcon9 Rocket Smashing Into It’s Floating Landing Pad

    Elon Musk’s SpaceX attempted to land a rocket on a platform in the ocean last week during a trial run for its reusable rocket technology project. Musk tweeted a grim, but straight forward report directly after the attempt, stating the rocket had landed hard, not a exactly a success, but not a total failiure. Yesterday Musk held a tweet session with John Carmack, CTO of Oculus VR and released stunning images of the botched landing. From the looks of the images, the rocket had more than a harsh landing. @ID_AA_Carmack Before impact, fins lose power and go hardover. Engines fights to restore, but … pic.twitter.com/94VDi7IEHS — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 16, 2015 @ID_AA_Carmack Rocket hits hard at ~45 deg angle, smashing legs and engine section pic.twitter.com/PnzHHluJfG — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 16, 2015 @ID_AA_Carmack Residual fuel and oxygen combine pic.twitter.com/5k07SP8M9n — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 16, 2015 @ID_AA_Carmack Full RUD (rapid unscheduled disassembly) event. Ship is fine minor repairs. Exciting day! pic.twitter.com/tIEctHFKHG — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 16, 2015

  • The Insane True Story of a Lion Living With a Family in 1969

    All you can do is shrug your shoulders and say “Hey, man it was the ’70s”. So the story goes in 1969 couple Tippi Hedren and Noel Marshall, both actors, were in Africa when they came across a full pride of lions in an abandon house. The couple took a liking to the majestic pride and were so moved, they decided to produce a film advocating conservancy of the big cat species. During the films early research period, the couple was instructed by animal experts to spend as much time as possible with the giant predators to learn how to deal with them on screen. So the couple decided to go all “Daniel Day Lewis” and adopt a lion to live with them. In their home. With their children. The following photo series depicts a rarely seen look at Neil the Lion and his adopted family Tippi, Noel and Melanie (Griffith, yes, that Melanie Griffith). From the looks of the series the 700lb beast seems to be pretty domesticated, putting it’s mouth around children’s frail body’s, raiding the fridge and being used as a pillow by the family. Some images show a young Melanie Griffith playfully spitting pool water at Neil, more »

  • Georgia Boy Get’s New Storm Trooper Arm in Best Way Possible

    Liam Porter, a young boy from Augusta, GA was born without part of his left arm was greeted by a phenomenal surprise recently, when he was given a prosthetic arm in the likeness of a Star Wars Storm Trooper. Online Community E-NABLE reached out to Augusta 3D-Printing enthusiast John Peterson, then worked together to create the perfect arm for the young Star Wars fan. E-NABLE’s community is dedicated to helping people (Mostly children) without hands or arms, by using 3-D printing technology to build them custom appendages. They see themselves as a network of passionate volunteers using 3D printing to give the World a “Helping Hand.” Liam’s custom arm will help him achieve daily routines, otherwise made difficult, but now he can do it as one of his favorite Star Wars characters. The arm was given to him by two Imperial Stormtroopers at a movie theatre in Augusta, Georgia, after Peterson linked up with the 501st legion made up of a group of Star Wars cosplayers. Liam also received an Imperial helmet and a cool certificate from the Georgia garrison of the 501st Legion. To help E-Nable check out their website for more info.

  • Coloring History: Stunning GIFs That Add Color To Vintage Photos

    Black and white photos reimaged in color is one of the most fascinating processes on the internet. It’s literally undeniable to see before and after images and not be completely awestruck. Dutch website NSMBL recently published a collection of very intriguing GIFs that show vintage photographs being colorized—as colors are gradually added to these images, showing a rough cut of the before and after process.

  • Drone Footage Of Frozen Chicago In Magnificent 4K [Video]

    Soaring Badger Productions created this incredible video showcasing a bird’s-eye-view of Chicago in the dead of winter. All footage was captured in temperatures below 10 degrees Fahrenheit using a DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter and GoPro Hero 4 camera. Filming took place over two weeks and was made difficult by the GoPro’s battery quickly draining in the extreme conditions. Be sure to pump up the playback quality to 4K and fullscreen view for the full effect.

  • You’ve Gotta See This Hulk Hogan Pushpin Mosaic, Brother [5 Photos]

    Listen up, brother. Redditor jiggabot accomplished what not even Andre the Giant could do at Wrestlemania III–pinning Hulk Hogan. Jiggabot used what looks to be about a bajillion of those multicolored, plastic pushpins to create this impressive mosaic of the professional wrestling great. Obviously jiggabot is a real American. Check out more photos of the greatest work of art that we’ve ever seen at Imgur.

  • Tiger Wood’s 6 Million Euro Island Next to Sweden is Up For Sale

    Tiger Wood’s nasty divorce from Elin Nordegren was undoubtedly ugly behind closed doors, and now a product of that is undoubtedly this quaint little island off the coast of Stockholm, Sweden. The humble cabin is 2,500-square-feet surrounded by trees, surrounded by water. I’m sure Tiger would even throw in an autograph for the very reasonable price of 6 million euro. Among a long patch of greener than green fairway for Tiger to practice, is: A 900-square-foot hunting lodge. A wine cellar big enough to hold 10 people for parties and drinking. The island comes with its own ferry, large enough to transport 12 people. A 3,200-square-foot stable and machine shop. There’s a one-mile jogging path. 2 million square meters of fishing waters.

  • This Map Shows You Where America’s Legendary Monsters Are Hiding Out

    Like monsters? Sure ya do, what are you a scared little kid who sleeps with the lights on? You LOVE monsters and you LOVE this poster.  Monsters in America: A Cryptozoological Map of the United States is possibly the first of its kind – a snapshot of American cryptozoology that brings together the Jersey Devil, Bigfoot, Mothman, Chupacabra, Shunka Warakin, Caddy, the Honey Island Swamp Monster and many more cryptids on one hand-drawn, hand-screened map.

  • The Beer Sled: A New Era In Beer Delivery [Video]

    Drinking beer is great. It’s cold. It tastes good. It gets you drunk. Delivering beer is awful. It’s heavy. It’s not yours to drink. But these brilliant men in Colombia came up with the ultimate solution. Construct a cerveza sled and glide straight to your destination. Well, as long as your destination is at the bottom of a hill.

  • This Daredevil Tightrope Web Is Pure Nope [11 Photos]

    While most of us were eating turkey and watching football, stunt coordinator and slackline world champion Andy Lewis was spending Thanksgiving 400 feet over the Utah desert weaving his Pentagon Space Net. Lewis and his friends constructed the 2000 -square-foot handwoven net out of tightropes. The only way to reach the net? Just five highline “walkways,” 200 feet long and and inch thick. That’s cool and all, but this year I had lamb for Thanksgiving. Now that’s living on the edge.

  • Clever Tumblr Collects the Best 404-Error Messages From the Web

    FourZeroFour’ is a clever Tumblr blog that collects creative 404 webpages that appear when a non-existent link is entered or a page crashes. From quirky to cleaver to obnoxious, FourZeroFour wins the award for Most Clever Website of the Day, a coveted award we give out whenever we feel like it. Today is one of those days.

  • ‘Fashion Dads’ is the Ironic Fashion Blog the World Deserves

    Fashion blogs. They’re everywhere. Girls wearing clothes, sitting on a bench or the post office steps, draped in a pancho and some high heels, maybe a big hat. These people are running the world. Not ruining, running. They get free clothes and travel the world that revolves around them, looking for an big oak tree to lean against or an old dingy in a harbor to show off their anchor patterned sweater. But I digress, this post is about dads and the brilliant mind that created an Instagram account in the likeness of these hashtag obsessed fashion bloggers, featuring every day dads posing as fashion icons. Check out their full account here. Footwear is so important to complete any look.

  • Today is Going to Stink. Here are 18Random GIFs To Help You Survive

    Back to work. It’s here. The day you’ve been dreading for a month. The holidays are over, New Years is over. Nancy from accounting can’t stop telling people “New Year, New Me” and the nearest holiday is over a month away. You need soemthing to take your mind off things. Something to make you forget about the long wintery journey of Q1 2015. Here are a few random GIFs to make you forget about Nancy, the winter, work and your meaningless existence. Happy 2015.

  • Cards Against Humanity Stickers Vandalized the Holiday Season

    Cards Against Humanity’s Ten Days or Whatever of Kwanzaa has thrown the world of vandalism into a complete stir. The stickers included in the game’s set are not intended for vandalism, but when you give someone who orders a game like Cards Against Humanity a sticker that says “DICK”, some manor of debauchery is certain to happen. Ensue hilarity… now.

  • Incredible 20th Anniversary Pulp Fiction Illustrated Posters

    Pulp Fiction is renowned as one of the highest and well regarded movies of all time. Studio MUTI created a series of posters paying homage to the 20th anniversary of the film. The South African creative studio explains, “2014 marked the 20th anniversary of Tarantino’s cult classic, Pulp Fiction,” they explain. “We paid homage to this landmark in contemporary cinema by creating two sets of illustrated posters as well as a series of character portraits inspired by vintage cigarette collectors cards.”

  • Man Solves 17x17x17 Rubik’s Cube in 7 hours, Timelapse is boring yet Fascinating

    Give me 7.5 hours to complete a 3×3 Rubik’s cube and I’ll give you 26 tiny cubes (26. I counted) ripped apart in a fit of rage. Youtuber RedKB, however just used that window of time to complete a 17x17x17 cube designed by Oskar Van Deventer. Then he made a timelapse, which is incredible boring, but also fascinating enough to hold our goldfish attention span. Gizmodo notes “To put things in perspective, there are 66.9 quinquagintatrecentillion possible ways to scramble a 17x17x17 Rubik’s Cube. That’s 6.69 * 10^1054, written out there would be over a thousand zeroes! And if you find you’ve got a lot of free time on your hands to kill today, RedKB has also posted his full seven-and-a-half hour solve to YouTube, which we can assure you is utterly thrilling.”