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Are You Brave/Stupid Enough To Get Inside The ‘CAGE OF DEATH’?

VIA| Snow is to Antarctica as reptiles are to Australia, and Crocosaurus Cove is the latest venue that pays homage to these prized creatures. As the name suggests, Crocosaurus Cove in Darwin, Australia, is a daredevil’s heaven where you can submerge yourself underwater with monstrous 18-foot crocodiles. Pictured underwater, plucky tourists are offered the chance to swim with the huge snapper, coming within ...

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Working Hoverboard Sets New World Record

VIA| Setting a new Guinness World Record, Canadian inventor and engineer Catalin Alexandru Duru has traveled a distance of 275.9 meters (905 ft 2 in) by hoverboard on Lake Ouareau, Quebec – over five times longer than the previous hoverboard flight record. Perhaps this comes as no surprise for avid Back To The Future fans as the second installment of the comic sci-fi movie franchise practically foretold thi ...

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Researchers Discover A 2 Billion Year Old Nuclear Reactor In Africa

VIA|In 1972, a worker at a nuclear fuel processing plant noticed something suspicious in a routine analysis of uranium obtained from a normal mineral source from Africa. As is the case with all natural uranium, the material under study contained three isotopos- ie three forms with different atomic masses: uranium 238, the most abundant variety; uranium 234, the rarest; and uranium 235, the isotope that is c ...

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This Pair Of Running Shoes Let You Run 25 Miles Per Hour

“The sky has no limits. Neither do I.” — Usain Bolt When I was a kid, one of my favorite movies was Forrest Gump. It was a great movie with big lessons, and the famous command “Run, Forrest, Run!” has become my philosophy. For 25 years, Keahi Seymour has dreamed of running with the speed of an animal. His inspiration came at age 12, while he was watching a program about kangaroos. “The announcer said it mov ...

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What Was Discovered In The Ocean Is Absolutely Terrifying And It’s 100% Real

VIA| I think large bodies of water are absolutely beautiful. The once huge piece of land, now covered completely by water, that sometimes offers a nice cool breeze or if you’re lucky, it provides you with lots of fresh fish that you can eat or catch & release. When you go down to the Amazon in South America, it’s no secret that there are a lot of different species of fish. Some of them are beautiful whi ...

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27 Insanely Awesome Facts To Seriously Impress Your Friends With …

VIA| The beauty of brains has long been established. Psychologists have found that men with the highest IQ also have the healthiest sperm. Which explains why some of the world’s most intelligent dudes have so many female admirers no matter their physical attractiveness, a certain Mr. Hawking comes to mind. And what better way to prove brainpower then in a pub quiz arena? I consider myself something of a ped ...

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Rare Megamouth Shark Just Washed up In The Philippines

VIA| The recent spate of strange shark sightings just keeps going. Today, a rubbery-lipped, 15-ft. (4.5 m) beastie washed up on a beach in the Philippines. The creature turned out to be a megamouth shark—a species so rare that Christopher Bird, a marine zoologist and blogger, has estimated it’s only the 60th confirmed human encounter with one. Before 1976, no one had any idea megamouths existed (officially, ...

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This Lens Could Give You Superhuman Vision

VIA| Ocumetics Technology Corp claims to have developed a painless eight-minute procedure that would give you vision that is supposedly three times better than 20/20. The "bionic" lenses would give even 100-year-olds better vision than anything currently available. Does this sound too good to be true? Well, we can’t tell, as it has yet to undergo any clinical trials. “Freedom from glasses and contact lenses ...

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You Won’t Believe What’s Going On Inside A Turtle’s Shell. It’s Even Weirder Than You Think.

VIA| Turtles have been around for quite some time (157 million years to be precise), and yet their shell remains an evolutionary anomaly – there is no other creature with an even remotely similar anatomy. If you’ve always wondered just what’s hiding inside the a turtle’s shell, you’re not alone. But don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Unlike most animals with shells, the turtle can’t leave its shell behind ...

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WARNING GRAPHIC VIDEO: Mountain Climber Decides To Operate On His Own Leg

This Russian climber is not going to let a little hematoma cut his adventure short. While out in the mountains on a hike this fearless Russian SOB decides to remove a large hematoma, by himself, in the middle of nowhere.  What could possibly go wrong, right? As if doing self-surgery in the bush wasn't enough this mans man decided to finish the hike before returning home ....  Freakin' Russians SMH ... ...

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When A Shark Surprised A Diver At An Aquarium, Something Awesome Happened

VIA| Being trapped in a shark tank sounds like a situation most people would try to avoid. They are some of the ocean's most vicious predators, and they seem to have no remorse when it comes to tearing things limb from limb. That's why remaining calm is extremely important if you work in an aquarium. There are dangerous creatures all around you. You never know what may happen if you start to panic. But when ...

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