World's Largest Ball Of Twine sits inside the glass walls of a gazebo in Darwin, Minnesota. The ball was created by Francis A. Johnson between 1950 to 1979. He wrapped baler twine onto it every day for four hours during this period. The town even celebrates "Twine Ball Day" on the second Saturday of August each year. Weird Al Yankovic is a fan of the twine ball, too. He has a song called The Biggest Ball Of Twine In Minnesota.
I was flabbergasted when I laid eyes on this video of the longest gum wrapper chain in the world. The video, shot in 2020, shows the gum chain after 54 years of progress (and counting!). Gary Dushl, the creator of this gigantic masterpiece, says that the gum wrapper chain is his pride and joy. Adding… READ THE REST
If you're not actually in Penang, Malaysia to ride the longest water slide in the world through a rainforest at Escape theme park, you can at least enjoy it virtually. Two guys shot their 4-minute excursion – which at 3,645 feet stretches out to more than half a mile – with a selfie stick, and… READ THE REST
548 mph is very fast. YouTube: Strong Santa Ana conditions on Jan 19 2021 provided enough wind to bring the dynamic soaring speed record back to its birthplace of Parker Mountain, CA. Wind gusted to 65mph and temps were 45-50F. This flight beat the previous record set in 2018 at Bird Spring Pass by only… READ THE REST
There's a lot of reasons to buy a new smoking piece. Maybe you dropped your old one and that cool glass octopus build doesn't work so well when it's in a million pieces. Perhaps you're making the switch from rolling your own to something a little less cumbersome. Or maybe you just want an upgrade. Whatever… READ THE REST
From ensuring you have enough money for gas this week to keeping up with today's politics, life is far from easy. And everyday things like making dinner, commuting to work, and even lighting candles should be the least of your worries. But when it comes to reaching down into the jar of your favorite candle, unable to… READ THE REST
Gaming is something that most people can appreciate. Whether you're into the classics, a casual gamer, or a die-hard who plays all the time, there are many different ways to enjoy the hobby. But we think it's safe to say, novice or professional, we're all interested in how games even come to be. If you're fascinated by gaming… READ THE REST