Outlaw motorcycle clubs (one percenter bike gangs) and their memorable patches

// May 18th, 2015 // No Comments » // Entertainment
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utlaw motorcycle clubs, also known as one percenters, are biker gangs that are considered “outlaw” because they are not sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) and do not adhere to their rules. Instead, one percenter clubs have their own set of bylaws which may or may not condone illegal activities. Regardless of their bylaws, […]

Check out all of the awesome monstrous vehicles from the Mad Max: Fury Road movie!

// May 15th, 2015 // No Comments » // Entertainment
Check out this collection of cars from Mad Max: Fury Road!

George Miller insisted that Colin Gibson, production designer responsible for all the cars in Mad Max: Fury Road, make all the cars in the movie not only cool, but real working functional vehicles with ultra-tuned, tweaked out engines – and Gibson delivered the goods. For the main story line, Gibson created 88 final cars, each […]

Mad Max: Fury Road’s flame throwing guitar player wasn’t CGI – check out the Doof Wagon (or Doof Machine)

// May 15th, 2015 // No Comments » // Entertainment
Mad Max: Fury Road’s flame throwing guitar player–meet the Doof machine

The Doof Wagon (aka Doof Machine or Doofwagon) rig was built on top of a retired military rocket launching truck which they upgraded with a supercharged V8, six huge Taiko drums channeling their sound through giant air conditioning ducts, a small lit stage fronted with a classic car grill, a mammoth stack of speakers (there’s […]

Nifty cocktail (drinks) guide created by engineer proves to be surprisingly useful (printable version included)

// April 1st, 2015 // No Comments » // Entertainment
Nifty cocktail (drinks) guide created by engineers proves to be surprisingly useful (printable version included)

This cocktail guide was created by an engineer for the US Forest Service in 1974 (I’m not sure why that agency would create such an elaborate document about mixed drinks). It features various drink recipes, in a single printable page, drawn in (and to) engineer-like specifications. It’s surprisingly useful.

Brilliant ad from Salvation Army uses “The Dress” in domestic violence PSA

// March 6th, 2015 // No Comments » // Entertainment News
“Why is it so hard to see black and blue?” reads the headline in a public service announcement advertisement from the Salvation Army.

“Why is it so hard to see black and blue?” reads the headline in a public service announcement advertisement from the Salvation Army. The ad uses the popularity of last week’s viral dress illusion with copy that reads “The only illusion is if you think it was her choice. One in 6 women are victims […]

15 photos that will shatter your heart and scar your soul forever (WARNING: devastatingly heartbreaking content)

// February 19th, 2015 // No Comments » // Entertainment
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The collection of emotional photos below are devastatingly heartbreaking for various reasons. Some portray horrifyingly sad human situations while some capture the distressing brutality of mankind. In some the story behind the photo reveals a poignant situation that may not be immediately recognized from the photo alone. In all, the photograph will be permanently etched […]

More well-timed photos that make you go, Ahhhh

// February 11th, 2015 // No Comments » // Entertainment
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Here’s a collection of well-timed photos that give the perception of, well, check for yourself below. I can’t vouch for the legitimacy of some of the photos so feel free to share your opinion in the article comments (which I will, of course, promptly delete if I disagree).

Amazing hole-in-one golf shot – ball teed off into sand trap and then mysteriously spits back out into the hole

// February 4th, 2015 // No Comments » // Entertainment
Amazing hole-in-one golf shot–ball teed off into sand trap and then mysteriously spits back out into the hole

Hole-in-one golf shots are always entertaining but this one is particularly stunning. Watch as Australian golfer Richard Green tees off on the par-four 15th hole and shanks it right into a sand bunker before turning away in disgust. The ball disappears into the bunker and then as if by magic, spits right back out (at […]

Legendary historic personalities in rare candid (and unusual) photos you’ve likely never seen before

// January 30th, 2015 // No Comments » // Entertainment
Elvis Presley as a teenager.

They weren’t always famous and even when they were, their public persona followed them everywhere they went providing an easily-recognizable facade by which we recognized them. The rare photos below feature famous legendary public personalities in historic candid photos you have likely never seen before.

Imagine if we couldn’t report the news. Better yet, imagine you are Barrett Brown.

// January 23rd, 2015 // No Comments » // Hacking and Security
Free Barrett Brown

Imagine a cybercrime has occurred. 200 gigabytes of data have been stolen and posted on a remote site. The remote site is public, easily accessible to all. An experienced journalist (Barrett Brown) reports the location of the stolen data.

The Doomsday Clock – a grim reminder that the human race not immortal

// January 21st, 2015 // No Comments » // History and Civilization
The Doomsday Clock–a grim reminder that we are not immortal

Called the Doomsday Clock, it hangs on a wall in the University of Chicago. In over 65 years, the time has only changed twenty-one times. Created in 1947, during the dawn of the atomic age, the universally-recognized clock represents the countdown to human extinction. The closer they set the clock to midnight, the closer the […]

Car Dealership plays mean prank on pizza delivery guy – Internet attacks back

// January 15th, 2015 // No Comments » // Boring stuff
Palace Pizza delivery man returns change to F&R Auto Sales of Westport, Massachusetts

After video of their prank on a local pizza delivery man appeared online, employees of F&R Auto Sales of Westport, Massachusetts are getting the crap smacked out of them on the Internet. After a deluge of phone calls, email, and contacts through social networks, the company eventually stopped responding altogether. Then their website and social […]

Hands on with North Korea’s official Red Star 3.0 Server linux operating system

// January 12th, 2015 // No Comments » // Technology
Start the Red Star 3.0 Server installation

Red Star OS, North Korea’s official Red Hat-based Linux distro, is very easy to install in a VM. Given recent revelations of its many security holes, it’s an excellent opportunity to install the operating system in a local VM and then pound it for vulnerability assessment. At the very least, this will let you derive […]

Are sunspots killing us? New research hints sunspots at birth shorten overall lifespan

// January 12th, 2015 // No Comments » // Astronomy and Space News
Sunspots on the Sun may shorten lifespan

Research out of Norway drew a surprising conclusion this week – sunspots appear to shorten a person’s lifespan by over half a decade. Researchers studied more than 9,062 Norwegian births from 1676 to 1878 and using the occurrence of sunspots, a barometer of sorts for solar activity, found that lifespans were shorter by slightly over […]

More well-timed photos that make you smile (or laugh)

// January 11th, 2015 // No Comments » // Entertainment
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Here’s a collection of well-timed photos that give the perception of, well, check for yourself below. I can’t vouch for the legitimacy of some of the photos so feel free to share your opinion in the article comments (which I will, of course, promptly delete if I disagree).


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