If you build it, they will come. That is, if they have about $2,000,000! It seems that the Titan company, as the name might imply, likes to make stuff that’s really, really big. Their latest and biggest TV is appropriately titled Zeus. Here is more, from The Wire… This massive television is available for custom order and thus far Titan Screens has received one order. The person who shelled out almost $2 million for the mega-screen has requested anonymity (otherwise a lot of people would want to come over to watch Game of Thrones.) Titan is known for their giant screens. […]
I’m thinking that hairballs and scratched up furniture are the least of their worries… A BRAZILIAN family have taken the trend for exotic pets to new extremes. Not content with the standard pooch or moggy, the Borges brood have been sharing their home with a pack of SEVEN tigers. Aryas Borges, began his love affair with tigers when he found two of the big cats living in a bad state at a circus — and decided to bring them home. His daughters Nayara, 20, Uyara, 23, and Deusanira, 24, grew up sharing their meals, beds and playtime with the […]
A few days ago. we covered claims that the bison in Yellowstone we fleeing. However, the park service has a different opinion. Here is more, and the evidence, from The Blaze… This week, a video has been circulating claiming to show a herd of bison “running for their lives” out of Yellowstone National Park. The suggestion has been that the animals are sensing imminent danger associated with a volcano in the area. But there’s just one problem: park officials told Reuters that the video actually shows the bison galloping into the park, not out of it. … In fact, one […]
In one of the more freaky reports to come out lately is that animals, and particularly bison, are fleeing the vicinity of Yellowstone after the 4.8 earthquake we recently reported. News.com AU reports… DO they know something we don’t? Reports of animals fleeing Yellowstone has sparked concerns that the park’s supervolcano may be set to blow. Yellowstone National Park was hit by a 4.8-magnitude earthquake on March 30, prompting fears it could trigger a cataclysmic eruption that would cover North America in ash. The quake was the largest in the park since 1980, and part of a series of foreshocks […]
A strong earthquake, magnitude 8.2 has struck off the coast of Chile. And Tsunami warnings have been issued. Fox News has more… Chile’s national emergency office said there were initial reports of landslides partially blocking some roads and highways, and it called for the “preventive evacuation” of the country’s northern coastline, Reuters reported. A tsunami was expected to reach nearby cities throughout the night, and local TV images showed residents evacuating calmly. Chile’s Emergency Office said a large tsunami wave was expected to hit the island of Juan Fernandez just before midnight local time. “We have asked citizens to evacuate […]
An earthquake, registering 4.8, occurred at Yellowstone Park, home of a super-volcano caldera. NBC has more… A 4.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Yellowstone National Park in Montana early Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of damage. Peter Cervelli, a spokesman for the U.S. Geological Survey’s Yellowstone Volcano Observatory said the quake, which hit at 6:34 a.m. local time, was centered almost in the middle of Yellowstone National Park, near the Norris Geyser Basin. He said any damage from the temblor would likely be minor, adding that there are not many visitors in the park at the moment. The quake was […]
It appears that geological activity at the Yellowstone Super Volcano is increasing, with the ground there rising by as much as ten inches over the last several years. Here is some video… And, here is some more video, in the form of a documentary on what would happen in a Yellowstone Eruption… So, if Yellowstone goes off, and it might, not only will we lose a great deal of the Western US, the rest will be mostly destroyed. Food production would cease. Volcanic ash will ruin internal combustion engines, jet turbines, and communications. While the eastern US would not be […]
Anyone with an Android or IOS device will know what the title means-the auto-correct function on your phone will take an otherwise intelligent person, and at the least, make them look idiotic. At the worst, auto-correct will make you look like a pervert. A friend on Facebook recently posted a link to a post featuring some classic auto-correct fails. Here are a couple samples… There are a bunch more auto-correct disasters over at the link, so go check it out.
What happens when a Bolivian kickboxer meets a US Marine? It looks something like this… I’d say the Marine made quick work of his opponent. UPDATE: A Twitter follower informed me that this was from a movie. And, it was. The movie was Never Back Down. The video above was taken by someone as the scene was being filmed- a “behind the scenes” clip. Here is the fight scene, as it appeared in the finished film… Since it wasn’t a serious post, I didn’t really dig into it to see it’s source. You win some, you lose some. Still pretty […]
NOTE: Content unfit to little ones! The following gory PSA is from Australia, and shows the dire consequences of skipping school. Take a look for yourself… Just let that be a lesson to you, kids. If you skip school, mysterious explosions will blow you into small chunks. The upside might be that you star in a gory PSA!
In a story only a scifi original movie writer could love, a cruise ship, the Lyubov Orlova, is thought to be adrift in the Atlantic, and possibly headed for the UK. And, just to make it creepy, the ship is said to be filled with disease ridden, cannibalistic rats. The Independent has more… The Lyubov Orlova cruise liner has been drifting across the north Atlantic for the better part of a year, and salvage hunters say there is a strong chance it is heading this way. Built in Yugoslavia in 1976, the unlucky vessel was abandoned in a Canadian harbour […]
Take a look at the house in this video. Looks like a regular old house that fits right into it’s surroundings, right? Well, this house is hiding something that you aren’t supposed to see. This video, via Kim Komando, will explain everything… The old saying, never judge a book by its cover applies nicely to this house, does it not?
Now this one really fits the category; “News of the Strange.” The Mars Rover has detected a mysterious rock on it’s vicinity. And it’s strange in the respect that it was not there one day, and was the next! Here is a pic… Here are some details, from Space… After a decade of exploring the Martian surface, the scientists overseeing veteran rover Opportunity thought they’d seen it all. That was until a rock mysteriously “appeared” a few feet in front of the six-wheeled rover a few days ago. News of the errant rock was announced by NASA Mars Exploration Rover […]