The Most Epic Traffic Jam Ever.
By far the most epic traffic jam has now entered its 9th day! A 100-kilometer long traffic jam has left thousands of drivers stranded in a sea of deadlocked motorists on an interstate heading towards Beijing. This traffic jam in China’s Heibei Province began August 14th and shows no signs of clearing up anytime soon. Officials have said that the jam could take up to a month to be resolved!...
Man swims the entire Amazon River! Think that's...
If you were wondering how long the Amazon River is just ask Martin Strell who swam all 3,274 miles of it. Swimming for 10 hours a day he was able to conquer the river in 66 days. This feat alone is amazing but what makes it more unbelievable is the man himself who is one of the most unlikeliest of athletes. The 55-year-old Slovenian just happens to be the greatest endurance swimmer ever. The...
This guy REALLY wants you to "Read Ayn Rand"
Ayn Rand is getting endorsements in the oddest of places these days, including Google Earth. With a GPS one man traveled 12,328 miles and 30 states to create the world’s largest message. Nick Newcomen undertook the mission simply because he is a “fan” of Ayn Rand. Using his GPS logger to create the letters, it took him 30 days to complete the words “Read Ayn Rand.”...
Power to the People!
This is no land of giants but rather a very clever design for proposed power lines in Iceland. The design from Choi+Shine transforms mundane electrical pylons into giants statues with only a few minor alterations to the existing design. The massive steel people will not only provide a functional need but will also create an experience for those who interact with it. There are several designs...
“It’s not a video…it’s a moving painting”
Science + Photography = Art
When children’s science experiments interact with mind-blowing photography you get the work of Caleb Charland. He demonstrates lessons in physics and mathematics by photographing everyday objects like matches, pens, and mirrors. In order to create the brilliant pictures he uses multiple exposures to create the art. Charland protests that he has never used photoshop and does all of his work...
Train the F Out with Kenny Powers Fictional “star” Kenny Powers from HBO’s Eastbound & Down, played by Danny McBride is now reppin’ K-Swiss Tubes training shoes. The campaign includes a video on Funny or Die, a series of web spots and a phone number (1-800-With-Tubes-I-Will-Train-the-F-Out) where callers can receive some motivational words from Powers. This hilarious...