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The most amazing 'drop off a cliff' downhill mountain biking track ever - video

There is amazing,and then there is just batshit crazy. How can you not look over those edges and not quietly crap yourself?

Back in 1516 Hieronymus Bosch painted a kiwi bird in hell .... image

Hieronymus Bosch a medieval Dutch painter of scenes of hell added a Kiwi bird to his painting of hell (or Hamilton on a Friday night) 127 years before another Dutch person found the land.

Amazing video of an entire bridge self destructing - video

I am not sure that bridges are supposed to do that. Its not a good design strategy that when one span fails that it takes down all the other spans. ...

Pharrell -- Happy [Instrumental] Violin, cello, guitar, and bass reimagines “Happy” as a funky instrumental jam

Really great funky music Listen to it :-)

How parents parented during the middle ages - basically they gave them away

Around the year 1500, an assistant to the Venetian ambassador to England was struck by the strange attitude to parenting that he had encountered on his travels. ... He wrote to his masters in Venice that the English kept their children at home "till ...

Programming nirvana! Microsoft to buy Xamarin?

As a programmer, this is amazing news. Microsoft is in the final stages of negotiations that could lead to either an acquisition or major investment in Xamarin, a mobile startup whose tools make it possible to code iOS and Android apps using... It'...

Hal Douglas the Movie Trailer Narrator dies, heres a funny video to remember him by - video

Hal Douglas, a voice-over artist who narrated thousands of movie trailers in a gravelly baritone heard by “audiences everywhere,” as he might have put it, “thrilled by images never before seen ... until now!,” died on Friday at his home in... The c...

How oddities happened in the English language - "an Apron" was originally "a Napron"

Fascinating oddies of the English language. Watch out for waps and brids on Wodens Day or sing an emty tyune. ... Words that used to begin with "n" Adder, apron and umpire all used to start with an "n". Constructions like "A nadder" or "Mine napro...

Test Pilot Bill Weaver tells about a Mach 3.18 in-flight breakup of an SR-71 Blackbird

Amazing to read .... ... Still trying to communicate with Jim, I blacked out, succumbing to extremely high g-forces. Then the SR-71. . literally. . disintegrated around us. From that point, I was just along for the ride. And my next recollecti...

Meanwhile in New Zealand - a Kiwi changed his name - image

Great way to avoid getting a job. Bowl up to an employer and introduce yourself as "Full Metal Havok More Sexy N Intelligent Than Spock And All The Superheroes Combined With Frostnova".

Can't wait till April? Windows 8.1 Update 1 Leaked

If you want to download and install the new user friendly Windows update, you can get it before the rest of us from this interesting legitimate looking site. http://www.dataguys.net/windows-8-1-update-1-leaked/

11% of US think HTML is an Sexually Transmitted Disease and other wacky survey findings

If you're talking tech with Americans, you may want to avoid using any jargon. ... A recent study found many Americans are lost when it comes to tech-related terms, with 11 per cent saying they thought HTML - a language used to create websites - was ...

Nascar champion pranks victim as a deranged taxi driver - awesome video

What would you do if your taxi driver got into in a high-speed police chase with you in the back seat? ... Last year, American Nascar motor racing champion Jeff Gordon teamed up with Pepsi MAX to put out a prank video, which quickly went viral on You...

Massive 400Gbps DDOS attack affecting world wide users

We have been impacted by this attack and this interesting article explains it. ... Monday's DDoS proved these attacks aren't just theoretical. To generate approximately 400Gbps of traffic, the attacker used 4,529 NTP servers running on 1,298 differe...

Really big pooh found in Scottish sewer (really!) - graphic image

A large Winnie the Pooh teddy, a bike, a fax machine, jeans and a snake were among a host of bizarre items found in Scotland's sewers last year. ... Scottish Water said it dealt with more than 40,000 blockages in the drains and sewer network. Most we...

Bunnies! Bunnies everywhere chasing a lady for snacks. - video

Amazing video of a heap of tame bunnies after a lady with some snacks.

Family ask council for a wheelchair ramp - they build slalom course that fills their garden - image

Always be aware of the incompetence of councils. ... Clare Lally spent two years campaigning for wheelchair home access for her disabled daughter - only for the council to build this 10-level slalom ‘eyesore’ outside her house. The mum-of-one beg...

50 People in the Bible Confirmed Archaeologically

Purdue University scholar Lawrence Mykytiuk lists 50 figures from the Hebrew Bible that have been confirmed archaeologically. The 50-person chart i includes Israelite kings and Mesopotamian monarchs as well as lesser-known figures. ... Mykytiuk write...

Squirrel tries to hide its nut in a dogs fur - dog looks bemused - funny video

This reminds me of the scene from Ice Age with the squirrel there .. Funny

The first video of the UK’s classified unmanned stealth superdrone released - looks awesome - video

The aircraft flew at the old British Nuclear test range at Woomera, Australia. ... The only thing we know is that the “superdrone” flew under the command of BAE Systems’ test pilot Bob Fraser and “made a perfect take off, rotation, ‘climb out’ and la...

Young boy finds he's a natural at flying - heart warming video

While traveling by plane a young boy is allowed to see the cockpit and the pilot allows him to fly. He then realizes that he is a natural at flying and surprises everyone. Great ...

How to park in Russia- amazing video

Is this deliberate or an out of control car? Whatever the reason the driver crosses two lanes of traffic and stops in a car park directly in front of an SUV that was about to take it. Parking level: Russian! ...

Teasing the Sniper - funny video

In the middle of war some soldiers have fun by teasing, an admittedly poor, sniper. I'd love to know what they are saying :-)

After the Tsunami - Ghosts of the dead still walk in Japan

And so his wife and mother described the events of the night before. How he had jumped down on all fours and begun licking the tatami mats and futon, and squirmed on them like a beast. How at first they had nervously laughed at his tomfoolery, but......

The Pyramids were originally beside a bustling port with sailors and soldiers - not a dry desert plateau

The remains of a bustling port and barracks for sailors or military troops have been discovered near the Giza Pyramids. They were in use while the pyramids were being built about 4,500 years ago. Blowing to shreds tons of alien theories. ... The arch...

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