Video: amazing record-breaking parallel parking

No back and forth bullshit when Han Yue made the Guinness World Record for the tightest parallel park, 8 cm (3.15") in a MINI 3-door Hatch, during the China Drift Championship.


Cringe at Sony's new Playstation Vita ad—and a '90s precursor that made Sega look sleazy

Sony’s Playstation advertising used to be clever and weird and manipulative. Now it just makes me think of a ship burning faster than it can sink.


Bionic arm's "masturbation mode" surprises France

A guest on a French television show demonstrates a useful feature of his high-tech prosthetic arm. (Alas, it is merely a comedy show.) More

Video: She & Him cover Dusty Springfield

The lovely and talented duo of She & Him, aka M. Ward and Zooey Deschanel, bring their 1960s AM-radio joy to the Dusty Springfield tune "Stay Awhile." It's from their forthcoming covers LP, titled Classics.


Dad riding motorcycle suspended from a rope: Either an idiot or best dad ever

This video is a good example of why men tend to have shorter lifespans than women.

[via Reddit]


FBI agents pose as repairmen to enter private places without a warrant

Ted Balaker says: "Agents suspected some high rollers staying at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas of illegal sports betting (the horror!).


What happens inside musicians' brains when they play?

Basically, brain fireworks.


WATCH: New York City Food Warriors explore the sweet eats of Harlem's 125th Street

The Internets Celebrities (Dallas Penn, Rafi Kam, and director Casimir Nozkowski) explore the culinary delights of 125th Street in New York City, where Old Harlem meets New Harlem.


Bill Cosby speaks to Associated Press on allegations he is a serial rapist

“With sexual assault allegations gaining increasing attention, The Associated Press reviewed an on camera interview with Bill Cosby earlier this month and made the decision to publish his full reaction to questions about the claims.” [YouTube]


Woman impersonates celebrities stuck in traffic

She's funny even when she is impersonating celebrities I've never heard of!


Something big exploded in Russia

And it was probably not a meteor. The videos and photos collected here and here suggest the explosion occurred on the ground.


Artificial intelligence generates magic tricks

Engineers at Queen Mary University London fed data about the structure of certain magic tricks and their efficacy, the "artificial intelligence" generated new variations on a self-working puzzle trick and a smartphone-based mind-reading illusion.


The sound of Interstellar

Interstellar's supervising sound editor/designer Richard King: "Since we're not hearing any sound in space when they're in these precarious situations, we only hear, one, its effect on the ship and two, whatever sound it might activate in the atmosphere inside the ship." (SoundWorks Collection)


Crowdfunding Jolla, a GNU/Linux-powered high-spec tablet

It runs an OS called Sailfish that can use Android apps as well its own native apps, and was created by a team with a bunch of senior Nokia refugees on it.


Space-funk music video: “Gagarin,” Public Service Broadcasting (2014)

An ode to the first man in space, and a fun music video that makes great use of archival video. More