Translating ACHOO! — How to sneeze in 10 different languages

February 3, 2014 | 6 comments

Last year, cartoonist James Chapman showed us what different animals sound like in a variety of languages. And now he’s moved on to human noises…sneezing, in particular.

Here are the words that people around the world use when sneezing…

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Chilling footage of skydiver getting knocked unconscious midair and being rescued by his fellow skydivers

February 1, 2014 | 1 comment

Plummeting to the ground from over 12,000 feet in the air, skydiver James Lee was knocked unconscious in a midair collision. Fellow skydivers saw his flailing and his lack of response to their signals and were able to save his life.

The footage from his helmet-cam is nothing short of astonishing…

The Golden Globes in 90 seconds

January 13, 2014 | No comments

If you’re the sort of person who is mildly entertained by celebrity culture but not enough to have actually watched the Golden Globes last night, then this is for you — the highlights in a minute-and-a-half…

As this dinosaur’s head turns to follow you, you won’t believe there’s no video trickery

December 26, 2013 | 2 comments

If there’s any mind-bending witchcraft going on in this video, it’s all in your head.

This anamorphic optical illusion will amaze and befuddle you. But then they give away the secret at the end, thank goodness…

Celebrating the holidays with two unenthusiastic (but very handsome) German Shorthaired Pointers [15 pics]

December 22, 2013 | No comments

Gus and Travis — the Pointer Brothers — are friends and roommates of photographer Steph McCombie. Together they’re celebrating a wintery Christmas with regular pictures of the two pups dutifully posing in jolly attire…but being very serious about it…

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We’ve all seen defaced realtor ads at bus stops…But have you seen *re*faced realtor ads? [20 pics]

December 17, 2013 | 2 comments

“I have a deep respect for anyone who is willing to put their face on a bus stop bench knowing what people do to them,” says designer Phil Jones. But that respect didn’t keep him from having some goofy fun with some of the realtor ads around Minneapolis over the last few months.

Instead of simply ruining the ads with a Sharpie or poking out the poor realtors’ eyeballs like your ordinary ad defacer, however, he did something completely different and replaced the realtors entirely…

…with himself…

…dressed up and posing like the original picture…

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Airport security agent saves a falling baby with a spectacular diving catch

December 17, 2013 | No comments

At a Polish airport last month, a careless dad set his baby down on the luggage counter to put his jacket on. Predictably, the wobbly child fell forward and would have had a painful crash except for the nearly acrobatic response from a nearby security officer….

And here’s a different angle…

Rumor has it, the hero of this story has received a salary bump for his actions.

(via LiveLeak)