Ryan Stock and AmberLynn Walker, a pair of folks with no common sense at all, appeared on America’s Got Talent recently. He is a sword swallower, magician, and “daredevil,” while the woman is a bad shot.
She's got a crossbow with a laser sight and as you can see is pretty darn close to him, certainly not far enough to miss the target he's holding in his mouth.
Yet she manages to shoot her flaming arrow into his throat!
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The Smartress is a mattress with embedded sensors that will send an alert to your phone "whenever someone is using your bed in a questionable way," according the manufacturer, Durmet.
Comedian Scott Rogowsky pretended to read books with fake covers on the subway while his accomplice videotaped peoples' reactions. Some of the book titles: How to Hold a Fart In 101 Penis Lengthening Exercises You Can Do at Home, the Office, or On the Go Slut-Shaming Your Baby Human Taxidermy: A Beginner's Guide Getting Away with Murder for Dummies
Note that he holds his nose before splashing into the water. Read the rest
In 1901, Annie Edson Taylor, then 63, was the first person to make it over Niagara Falls in a barrel. She designed her own barrel, containing a harness and mattress, and sent her cat over the falls first as a test. Read the rest
This raw footage provides an inside look at the making of Mad Max: Fury Road. Read the rest
Evan from Fight for the Future writes, "Fight for the Future and Namecheap just parked a truck directly across the street from the FCC with a huge video billboard mounted on top facing the agency's main entrance; we're playing net neutrality videos all day today and tomorrow." Read the rest
The Warriors of Goja Bir Khalsa, a Sikh performance troupe, performed an astonishing strongman/bed of nails routine on India's Got Talent, a spectacle of extreme stunts involving a lot of glass eating, being run over by cars, hit by sledgehammers, bending iron bars with their Adam's apples, and so forth. The judges' performance -- dramatic expressions of shock and horror -- matched the performers'.