Warning: the above video contains strong language, nervous laughter, and some seriously awe-inspiring tornado footage.
When 18-year-old Harry Martindale heard the strange noise, it sounded almost like a horn in the distance.
If you ever stumble upon a group of pigeon roleplayers in Japan, my advice is to just keep walking.
Craig Robinson of Flip Flop Flyin’ has designed this excellent infographic outlining the titular duo’s time travel in the 1989 movie Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure.
If you were to ask Gef the Talking Mongoose who he was and where he came from, he’d probably answer “I am the fifth dimension!” or “I am an earthbound spirit.” Or, perhaps, he’d leave you with a simple “I am a little extra, extra clever mongoose.”
For the longest time, scientists didn’t believe the pilots who reported strange lights above the clouds during thunderstorms. In fact, some anecdotal reports of these lights dated back to the 1700s, but no one had ever been able to produce solid evidence.
Meet the Dumbo octopus, member of the genus Grimpoteuthis. These strange creatures live deep in the ocean. Most are found 3,000 to 4,000 meters below, often hovering just above the sea floor. And their fins – well, they look like the ears of Walt Disney’s Dumbo the Flying Elephant, hence their name.
Ever wanted to have an out-of-body experience? Go on an astral voyage and explore all of time and space? Well, take a look at the following two creepy videos and you might learn how.
Humanity has bore witness to many tragedies during its exploration of the final frontier. The Challenger and Columbia space shuttle disasters. The fire aboard Apollo 1. The near-catastrophe of Apollo 13. Valentin Bondarenko, the first casualty on our road to space, died from a fire that occurred while training in a low-pressure chamber.
Do you believe in elves? Visit Iceland, and you might be surprised at how people answer that question. A survey conducted in 2007 revealed that 54% of Icelanders are open to the possibility that elves, known there as the huldufólk, exist.
A long time ago, I shared a video about a crowdfunding campaign for a documentary called How to Build a Time Machine. It was obviously going to be about time travel, and appeared to focus somewhat on the story of John Titor. Well, a new trailer has released, showcasing a slightly different direction.
Here’s a fun little video on what we’d need to fight back against a 300-foot-tall radioactive lizard. According to MSgt Jason Edwards of the U.S. Air Force 18th Wing, all it would take are 4,000 Segways, some slingshots, and a quick call to the Power Rangers.
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