NASA shows shocking proof of how hard this winter has been

In case there was any doubt about it, NASA has confirmed that "ice cover this spring is significantly above normal." And with "significantly" they actually mean "are you freaking kidding me?" When the Aqua satellite passed over Lake Superior on April 20, the lake was 63.5 percent ice covered. Last year it was at 3.6 percent. … » 4/24/14 10:53am 7 minutes ago

Dad saves a kid from getting hit by becoming faster than a superhero

Old man strength. The ability to fix anything broken inside the house. The impeccable sense of direction. The never ending wallet. Dads are basically real life superheroes. Especially this dad, who probably activated the secret powerful dad mode God code you get when you become a father that made him instantly realize… » 4/23/14 10:39pm Yesterday 10:39pm

Dang, people don't notice the homeless even when they're family members

To most people living in cities around the world, the homeless have essentially become invisible. They blend into the streets, they're background noise, they're just a part of the fabric of a city like buildings and street lights and crosswalks. Only... they're human. Just like us. To prove how invisible the homeless… » 4/23/14 8:18pm Yesterday 8:18pm

Pop an Ambien and watch happy Bob Ross happily washing his happy brush

I can watch Bob Ross forever. Back in college, I used to watch his program—The Joy of Paintingon late cable TV because he triggered my autonomous sensory meridian response like crazy. I'd get goosebumps and my blood pressure would drop. Here's that son of a gun washing his brush again and again and again. » 4/23/14 8:00pm Yesterday 8:00pm

Cool visualization reveals how the number Pi looks

Cristian Ilies Vasile has created the coolest visualization of Pi I've seen. First he divided a circle in 10 segments, from 0 to 9. Then he traced a path going from the third segment to the first segment. From 1, the path jumps to 4, then back to 1, then 5 and so on. After a while, π appears in front of your eyes. The… » 4/23/14 5:31pm Yesterday 5:31pm

Magic tree stands back upright after being chopped down to the ground

If reading The Giving Tree as a kid didn't convince you that trees have feelings, just watch this unbelievable clip of a magical tree rising from the dead. Seriously! After getting chopped to pieces by a man with a chainsaw, the tree stands straight up as if it were never knocked down in the first place as if to say… » 4/23/14 12:07am Yesterday 12:07am

Watching people struggle in informercials is laugh out loud hilarious

The toughest problems mankind has ever faced? The problems that late night infomercials promise to solve. Life has never been harder than it is in those clips. Everyday tasks become so frustrating that you need to pay 5 installments of $19.95 to get one—no, wait for a limited time only we'll throw in an extra set—TWO… » 4/22/14 11:12pm Tuesday 11:12pm

This busy street intersection with no traffic lights is just pure chaos

Anarchy. That's what it's like to drive on the streets of Ethiopia. There are no traffic lights, no painted lanes, no rules on who has the right of way, no fear of hitting the car in front of you, and basically no driver has any idea what the other driver is going to do until they do it. It's chaos and probably… » 4/22/14 8:35pm Tuesday 8:35pm