Awesome Dad Modifies Son’s Lightning McQueen Toy Car
Five-year-old Evan loves ‘Cars’ so much that he literally wore out the wheels on his Lightning McQueen Power Wheel toy car. So, his dad Sean, an employee at the aftermarket tuning company FFTEC Motorsports, rebuilt the ride from the ground up, even adding a zippy 500 watt electric motor that’s capable of outputting .66 horsepower.
NASA’s Curiosity Rover Safely Lands on Mars [VIDEO]
Early Monday morning, NASA’s $2.5 billion Curiosity rover safely landed on Mars after eight months of interplanetary travel. The car-sized, one-ton rover now begins a two-year mission of exploration and discovery as it roams the surface of the red planet.
You Can Now Get Mashed Potatoes and Gravy From a Vending Machine
In a move that will probably delight and disgust convenience store shoppers at the same time, 7-11 has begun offering mashed potatoes and gravy via a vending machine. Alas, the machines aren’t available here in the US yet. As strange as it sounds, we’d probably be first on line if they were.
Nothing Says Summer More Than a Supercut of Slip ‘N Slide Fails
It’s the first day of summer and temperatures are expected to reach triple digits over the next few days, at least in some parts of the country. So, in that spirit, we present an awesome compilation of Slip ‘N Slide fails that’s guaranteed to beat the heat courtesy of the folks at HuffPost.
‘Bird Call Man’ Pranks US Open Winner Webb Simpson
In true underdog fashion, 26-year-old Webb Simpson won the US Open yesterday in only his second appearance at the major tournament. But the win was just as notable for the nutty fan who interrupted Simpson’s interview with Bob Costas by making exceedingly loud birds calls. It may be the funniest and most creative video bomb yet.
Conan O’Brien Pokes Fun at Outlandish NBA Fashion
On ‘Conan,’ Conan O’Brien thought it time someone poked fun at the clothing NBA players wear during post-game interviews. Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder, in particular, has gained some notoriety for bad fashion choices. Really, Russell? A shirt with a print of teddy bears?
Take a Tour Inside the First ‘Angry Birds’ Theme Park
For those who can’t get enough ‘Angry Birds,’ an amusement park has just opened in Finland with a host of attractions built around the massively successful mobile game. Take a look inside ‘Angry Birds Land’ below.
What Part of the Body Can Sports Drinks Ruin?
Energy and sports drinks may be a great way to get a pick-me-up, but a new study published in the journal General Dentistry says they may be doing permanent damage to your teeth, as well.
Dumb Prankster Posts Photo of Himself Stealing Gas From Cops
Thanks to Facebook, dumb criminals now have a new way to botch their wrongdoings. Take this 20-year-old man, for example, who was arrested after posting a Facebook photo of himself stealing gas from a cop car. Duh.
World’s Worst Driver Lands in Swimming Pool
Back in November, we told you about an elderly woman who accidentally went for a joyride in a swimming pool. Well, it’s happened again, this time in Washington state. What are the odds? If you’re a spectacularly terrible driver, pretty good actually.
Former Navy SEAL Honors Fallen Comrade With Touching Gesture
In one of the most poignant ways of honoring a fallen comrade we’ve ever seen, former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell recently went to a Newtown, CT, pub and offered to pay the owner enough money to buy a random person a pint of Guinness every hour for the entire day.
Kim Kardashian Gets Flour-Bombed on Red Carpet
As if getting dissed by ‘Mad Men’ star Jon Hamm for perpetuating a culture of stupidity isn’t bad enough, now Kim Kardashian also has to deal with this. While on the red carpet at the London West Hollywood to promote her new fragrance, Kim found herself on the receiving end of a flour bomb.