Man beat up nurse for giving his wife a COVID-19 vaccine
In Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada on Monday, a man walked into a Brunet Pharmacy and allegedly beat up a nurse who he blamed for administering a COVID-19 vaccine to his wife without his permission."Right at the beginning, the suspect was very angry, very aggressive, he asked the...
This rolling pin makes perfect pie crusts
This wooden rolling pin comes with four pairs of discs that attach to either end, ensuring uniformly thick dough. We've used them for pizza, quiches, pies, and cookies and love the results....
William Shatner is going to space on Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin rocket
Captain Kirk is finally headed to space for real. According to TMZ, William Shatner plans to be part of the next civilian crew to fly aboard Blue Origin's spacecraft. If it happens, Shatner, 90, will be the oldest person to visit space, taking the record from Wally Funk, 82,...
Nirvana's Nevermind is 30 years old today. Watch them perform "Smells Like Teen Spirit" two days after its release
Today is the 30th anniversary of the release of Nirvana's Nevermind. On September 26, 1991, the group performed "Smells Like Teen Spirit" at The Moon, a small club in New Haven, Connecticut. Here we are now, entertain us.More of that show:...
Gunmen disguised as lawyers shoot murder suspect in courtroom
Today in New Delhi, Jitender Gogiallegedly involved in 19 murders and attempted murdersappeared in Rohini Court for a hearing. After the court proceedings began though, two men, thought to be lawyers involved in the case, opened fire and killed Gogi. From NDTV:"Two from riva...
These USPS mail carriers must prove they can repeatedly jump on and off a moving boat
Every year, six "mail jumpers" are hired every summer to repeatedly leap on and off a big moving boat to deliver mail to around 60 homes on Wisconsin's Geneva Lake. Below is a news report on local youth vying for this odd job. The mail jumping began in the late 19th century ...

Young teen boys just revealed in charming tweet they are behind popular Covid tracker in Australia
CovidbaseAU, a popular covid-tracker in Australia, launched in April 2021. And according to The Guardian, it's one of the "most authoritative Covid-19 tracking sites" in the country. But the brains behind the site were anonymous, until Wednesday, when the public found out th...
What is the tastiest apple?
Thrillest bit into 20 varieties of eating apples, ranking them from worst (Red Delicious) to best (Braeburn). My favorite, the Fuji, comes in at a respectable fourth place. Fuji"Really Good With a Dark Secret"! These Japanese apples developed by Tohoku Research Station in th...
The "real-life" haunted house that inspired The Conjuring is for sale for $1.2M
RedFin lists for sale the house that inspired The Conjuring. At $1.2m, the asking price is almost double that fetched in 2017 by the house on Ocean Avenue in Amityville, with a similar story attached to it. Every so often an opportunity presents itself to possess an extraord...
Watch this amazing short animated documentary about the hunt for Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann
Adolf Eichmann (1906-1962), was an officer in the German Nazi Party who supervised the Holocaust and killed millions of Jews. After the war, he forged a new identity (Ricardo Klement) and escaped to Argentina, and sent for his family to live with him. He got a job working fo...
"Bill Making Stuff" shares ideas on how to be creative
In this video, Bill Mullaney of the YouTube crafting channel, Bill Making Stuff, offers up some useful tips on what he does when he wants to spark and sustain his creativity. He talks about taking things apart, keeping a sketchbook, going shopping in a dollar store (or elsew...
Jordan Klepper speaks to anti-mask parents at Madison Caldwell's protest, revealing idiocracy at its finest
Anti-maskers are known for their willful ignorance on Covid and science, but watching them talk to the Daily Show's Jordan Klepper at a North Carolina anti-mask rally led by none other than their Qnut poster child Rep. Madison Cawthorn is still a mind blower (video below). F...
Ruin marble is a kind of rock with patterns that look like derelict cities
According to Wikipedia, ruin marble can either be marble or limestone. The pattens in the rock look like gloomy scenes from nature or long-abandoned cities. Check out this cool Pinterest page of ruin marble.[by Mirtio – Own work, CC0]...

"Hand Solo" builds lighter, more affordable prosthetic arms made of LEGO
David Aguilar saw a problem and he solved it, in the process becoming "Hand Solo." LEGO:David Aguilar from Spain was just 9 years old when he rebuilt a LEGO ship into a little prosthetic for his arm. The first thing David tells you when you meet him is that he didn't survive...
Animals returned to enclosure in Radiohead's latest music video
Radiohead's If You Say The Word has a bleakly amusing video ("bleak by amusingly bleak" if you need an accurate compass direction) in which escaped managers are rounded up and returned to their natural habitat.I love it all the same, but the whole "isn't middle-class work te...
Watch unpaid contractor destroy new bathroom with a sledgehammer
When a mechanic's lien isn't good enough, there's always the sledgehammer lien. In this video, an irate contractor smashes his bathroom tile work in front of the befuddled homeowner. The woman pleads with him to stop. He asks "Is someone going to pay me?" No one says "yes," ...
Dog joins, wins Bosnian Premier League match
A Bosnian Premier League match between Sloboda and Posuje was joined by a dog, which outplayed at least two of the professionals on the field in its efforts to retain possession of the ball....
Flexpressions: latest facial animation tech in Blender
The last ledge on the way out of the uncanny valley is "actor trying to look like an uncanny CGI face and barely succeeding."Animator Chris Jones' magnum opus, though, is surely The Sqworm....
New mathematical paper shows songs spread like viruses
Data via The Royal Society Publishing How do earworms propagate? A study published this week in the Royal Society uses models from epidemiology to track the spread of music. The researchers use "data from MixRadio, comprising song downloads through Nokia cell phones in Great...
Subtle humor in the"Pizza party" Wikipedia article
Wikimedia Commons CC-BY-SA 2.0For years, the first sentence of the Wikipedia article "Pizza party" was unsurprising: "A pizza party is a social gathering at which pizza is served." But over the past month, editors have been subtly changing it. Here are some highlights of the...

"Ghost" footprints in New Mexico turn out to be 23,000 years old
A set of fossilized footprints in White Sands National Park, New Mexico have been dated to around 23,000 years ago and offer the oldest firm evidence of humans in the Americas, appearing to show that people arrived here before the last Ice Age.David Bustos heard about the "g...
"Second amendment audit" is actually a massive demonstration of white privilege
A gentleman with a "pistol" equipped to look like your entire community is about to get massacred wanted to start some panic and see how the local PD reacted to his second amendment rights.Gentleman gets to gun-nut'splain stuff to the cops and go his merry way. Imagine what ...
Watch: A sheep with its head stuck in a barbed wire fence is rescued by a human super hero
A sheep in Australia who got its head stuck in a barbed wire fence couldn't have asked for a better human to come along. Watch how this passerby former Australian rugby player Nick Cummins swoops in, skillfully unhooking the sheep, calming it down, and then, after strategizi...
Why your friends have more friends than you do
Wikimedia Commons CC-BY-SA 2.0Have you ever felt like your friends were more popular than you? You may have been onto something. In 1991, the sociologist Scott Feld compared two numbers: how many friends a participant had and the average number of friends that these friends ...
These cute baby microbats are ready for supper
The bat rescue volunteer behind YouTube's Batzilla the Bat shows us these cute hungry microbat pups, found in Australia, who are waiting to be fed. They "eat their bodyweight in insects every night," the woman in the video says. But even when hungry, they look as placid and ...
"The Psychedelic Experience" a beautiful 1965 short film that was so controversial the filmmaker had to leave town
"The Psychedelic Experience" is a beautiful short film created by San Francisco art teacher Jean Mayo and filmmaker Allan Willis in 1965. It includes contributions from Timothy Leary, Ralph Metzner, and music from Ravi Shankar. The film won a prize at the San Francisco film ...
"Tripping" is a documentary about Ken Kesey and The Merry Pranksters
Tripping is an hour long documentary from 1999 about Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters. The Pranksters were a group of hippies led by Ken Kesey who took a psychedelic road trip across the United States in a school bus. Their iconic school bus was covered in trippy patterns ...

Promo from 1940 reminded people that they could enjoy air conditioning at this theatre
1940s MOVIE THEATRE AIR CONDITIONING is a movie theatre snipe from 1940 which reminded the audience that they were lucky to be able to cool off in the theatre's air conditioning all summer long. The snip features a cartoon image of a theatre full of smiling people bundled up...
Watch: smart mice doing tricks
This guy trains his pet mice to collect coins, fetch a tossed bead, play basketball, ride a tiny skateboard, and more. [via Doobybrain]...
Army officer with smallpox and anthrax vaccinations says he's quitting because required Covid vaccine restricts freedom
Lt Col Doug Hague served in the army for 18 years, receiving multiple vaccines during that time, including eight anthrax shots. Nevertheless, Hague has decided to resign after refusing to take a required Covid vaccine.On Hannity, Hage explained that his refusal to take the v...