This is a good example of using the wrong tool for the job. Two guys try to load a giant urn onto a small truck. They use their own body weight to tilt the truck down and slide the urn on, but that doesn't work. They try a few other things but nothing seems to work. In the end it doesn't matter, because what you expect might happen happens.
In Glasgow, Scotland, a rookie police officer reportedly called for back-up out of concern that a drone was chasing her car and she "couldn't lose it." The officer was called back to her station to meet a senior officer. From UK Today News: According to police via Daily Record, when she arrived at her station, "she… READ THE REST
During International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach's first public speech after arrival in Tokyo, he referred to the people of Japan as "Chinese." Video below. "Our common target is safe and secure games," Bach said. "For everybody — for the athletes, for all the delegations and most importantly also for the Chinese people… Japanese people."… READ THE REST
Given the complexity and difficulty of professional gymnasts' routines, it's totally understandable that occasionally they just lose their balance, make a misstep, or don't stick the landing. In this video, more than a dozen gymnasts screw up and recover with grace, elegance, or humor. Their combination of superhuman skills and ability to recover in a… READ THE REST
It feels like not many of us use cash anymore, but that hasn't eliminated the need for that staple of American manhood — the wallet — anytime soon. Of course, the idea of what a wallet is has certainly been changing in recent years. Where leather billfolds used to be stacked thick with cash, cards, photos,… READ THE REST
If mobile devices had been around when the Boy Scouts were organized over 110 years ago, it feels likely that telling scouts to have a stable supply of standby power around in case of emergency would have been high on the essentials list. The Boy Scouts are all about being prepared — and that's pretty… READ THE REST
Trying to sleep during the height of the summer heat isn't always easy. If you live in a warm climate and if you have upstairs bedrooms, you know the heat rises — and while the air conditioning keeps things feeling comfortable downstairs, that isn't always the case upstairs. Once you throw some sheets and blankets… READ THE REST