The final Republican debate before the Iowa causes has arrived, but frontrunner Donald Trump is nowhere to found. If you keep up with the news (or even if you don’t), you’ve probably heard by now that Trump decided to boycott the Fox News/Google GOP debate after learning that Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly would once again be a moderator.
Games of Monopoly can get pretty intense under even the best of circumstances. But how angry would your fellow players get at you if you pursued a completely obnoxious strategy for victory? If you want to find out, then you should check out the delightfully evil tactics posted by Imgur user elpher that are both completely legal under the rules and that will be completely infuriating for any opponents. More →
Competitive drone racing is now a real thing and it takes advantages of two of the hottest trends so far in early 21st century technology: Remote-controlled drones and virtual reality headsets. The Drone Racing League this week started posting some incredible videos that show competitive drone races in action and they look like they could become the coolest new sport I’ve seen in a long, long time. More →
I declared myself intrigued by the new chocolate-covered french fries that McDonald’s Japan began experimenting with earlier this month. My reasoning was straightforward: Having chocolate cover salty things can be very tasty, as chocolate-covered pretzels have shown us. Now the first video review for these new fries has been posted by YouTube user Abroadin Japan and it seems my instincts were correct: The new fries have been deemed delicious. More →
So you’re anxious about flying to your next destination, but you have no choice. Curing your fear of flying is a difficult thing to do, if it’s even possible, but there are ways to calm yourself down. You already know that flying is the safest form of travel out there, and pilots are trained to handle even the most intense situations — check out these videos of pilots landing their crafts safely in some very scary conditions.
If that’s not reassuring enough, we can at least tell you where to sit on the plane so you’re least likely to be killed on impact in the event of a crash.
The following isn’t the silly plot of an upcoming movie starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, though the story of Leland Ayala-Doliente, 22, and Holland Sward, 23, is definitely worthy of a marijuana-fueled comedy: the two weed dealer wannabes were so high during what would have been a successful 20-pound smuggling operation that they called 911 to save them from the undercover police officers who were chasing them in civilian cars.
Best of all, the audio recording from this particular 911 call is available on YouTube in its entirety. And before you ask, no, there were no undercover police following them when they called for help. More →
Let’s say either you’ve just bought yourself a Tesla Model S or a friend is letting you drive theirs around for the first time. What should you know about driving this vehicle that makes it different from any other car you’ve used? A Reddit user recently asked this question to Tesla owners and they offered some terrific advice for what everyone should know before they drive a Tesla for the first time. More →
If you’re in the Northeastern United States, you’re likely aware that the first massive snow storm of the winter season is currently bearing down on your city. According to the latest forecasts, the storm is expected to hit some areas late tonight and last through Saturday night into Sunday, so you’re going to want to keep track of the storm all weekend long.
Thankfully, in times like these, the Internet is your friend. More →
Are you sick of your career and are looking to start a new one? If so then you should check out all the jobs that Glassdoor.com just listed as the 25 best jobs in America. The No. 1 job in the country according to Glassdoor is being a data scientist, which pays a median base salary of over $116,000 and has more than 1,700 job openings on Glassdoor right now. In other words, if you’re a data scientist, your skills are highly valued. More →
Normally when I write about crazy fast food experiments, I’m usually somewhat horrified by them — recall Buffalo Wild Wings’ Mountain Dew-flavored chicken wings, for example. However, when I heard news that McDonald’s Japan is experimenting with chocolate-covered french fries, I actually found myself rather intrigued at the prospect. More →
Other than turning you into a person whose brain will focus on various schemes to try to score more cocaine, this highly addictive substance will also make your brain eat itself. This side effect was discovered only recently, giving the world yet another reason to avoid the drug at all costs. More →