Casual badassery abounds in this amazing skiing video

No big deal, just a short video of just some dude sliding down the side of a mountain, hydroplaning over glacial waters and then backflipping onto a chunk of ice.

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Video: How the Red Arrow Aerobatic Team does their thing

I used to go to a lot of air shows when I was a kid growing up in Canada. I used to love seeing the American, British and French air forces show off their aircraft. It was always a thrill to see Canada's Snowbird aerobatic team show up to strut their stuff. Now, thanks to this video, I have a little insight into how they and other elite flying teams do what they do. Read the rest

Rhode Island proposes blocking all online porn and charging $20 to unblock it

Rhode Island Democratic state Senators Frank Ciccone (@senatorciccone) and Hanna Gallo (@hannagallo27) have proposed grandstanding, unworkable legislation, "Relating to Public Utilities and Carriers—Internet Digital Blocking" which would mandate the state's ISPs to identify all the pornography on the internet, and then block it for all Rhode Islanders, unless those Rhode Islanders specifically requested their porn to be unblocked and paid $20 for the privilege. Read the rest

Fire-breathing, twisting backflipper sets world record

Australian acrobat Aiden Malacaria set a Guinness World Record yesterday for the most fire-breathing full twist backflips in one minute. He had to hit eight of them but made it to ten. From Guinness World Records:

Each jump had to be a complete 360° backwards flip and, whilst airborne, Aiden needed to perform a 360° lateral spin, and blow a flame, without falling – making this challenge both exhausting and risky.

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This is, er, golf cart body-surfing beer-drinking

I bet their parents are very proud.

Occurred on August 9, 2017 / Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, Canada

A few buddies and I were golfing at one of the local courses, the group ahead of us were moving very slow so while we were waiting on them I came up with the idea. We took a few practice laps down the fairway then got out the beers and camera and made this masterpiece.

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Tom Cruise injures himself while doing stunt for Mission Impossible 6

Tom Cruise, who does his own stunts, means to jump from one building to another, but misses his mark and slams into the side of a building, twice. This is during the shooting of Mission Impossible 6. The extent of his injuries are unknown as of Monday morning, according to The Los Angeles Times. Read the rest

Artist trolls the Met Gala by showing up naked in a clear box

Fyodor Pavlov-Andreevich made quite the entrance at the Met Gala, but it didn't get the kind of coverage as the reality TV toilet selfie. In fact, the artist had no coverage until security laid a beautiful drape across him and had him arrested. Read the rest

Watch skateboard stunts on rooftops of New York

Roof skating has been around for a while, but this worthy entry from Colin Read has it all: near misses, night skating, and a couple of moments that will make you flinch. Read the rest

Redneck almost kills his buddy with a nitrous-powered office chair

If Mythbusters and Jackass had a brother they kept in the attic and never talked about, he would be FarmtruckandAZN. Farmtruck, the brains of the outfit, invented the Nitrous Chair. Read the rest

Woman shoots man in the throat with a flaming arrow on AGT

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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Smart mattress alerts you when your partner cheats on you

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. Read the rest

Man reads books with fake covers on subway

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

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Watch this fellow launch his flaming truck into a lake

Note that he holds his nose before splashing into the water. Read the rest

The first person, and cat, to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel

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

Go behind-the-scenes with 'Mad Max: Fury Road' raw stunt footage

This raw footage provides an inside look at the making of Mad Max: Fury Road. Read the rest

Giant net-neutrality videoboard at FCC's front doors wants YOUR videos

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

Hot Wheels corkscrew jump with real car

As a kid, did you do insane stunts with your Hot Wheels cars? So do the people at the Hot Wheels Test Facility, but with real cars. This 92-foot "corkscrew jump" broke the world record. "Making of" video here. Read the rest

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