Thursday March 23, 2017

Archive for the ‘Cool’ Category

This cyclist sketched on a car window will blow your mind

The image of a simple stick figure-style cartoon bicyclist drawn on the window of a car in the Big Apple is on a roll — racking up millions of views in just a few days, according to a report Monday. New Yorker magazine illustrator Christoph Niemann created the delightfully low-tech optical illusion, in which the cartoon cyclist appears to be zipping down a Manhattan street.  More…

Face transplant recipient ecstatic with his new look

A suicidal Wyoming man so intent on ending his life that he shoved a gun in his mouth and pulled the trigger now has a new lease on life, thanks to a miraculous surgery that gave him another person’s face.  More…

Burger-flipping robot replaces humans on first day at work

Why pay someone $15 an hour to flip burgers? A burger-flipping robot has just completed its first day on the job at a restaurant in California, replacing humans at the grill. Flippy has mastered the art of cooking the perfect burger and has just started work at CaliBurger, a fast-food chain.  More…

This foam literally turns bullets into dust

Foam body armor? Even armor-piercing bullets cannot get through this foam. And the foam doesn’t just stop bullets. It destroys them … this foam decimates bullets into dust. North Carolina State University Professor Afsaneh Rabiei led the team that created the amazing foam.  More…

President Trump Surprises Kids During White House Tour

13 surprising facts about the soon-to-close Waldorf Astoria

This twin-towered goliath shuts down March 1 for at least two years for a renovation reported to total $1 billion so, to celebrate its past and with a nod to its future, we present its most impressive (and quirkiest) stats.  More…

McDonald’s secrets revealed

If you’re not loving it every time you go to McDonald’s, maybe you just need to employ a few hacks to make sure you’re getting the freshest and best Mickey D’s has to offer. From ordering a “round” egg to acting like a secret customer to combining dollar menu favorites, these fast-food hacks will get you the happiest happy meal.  More…

I am 82 years old and have the libido of a teenager

An 82-year-old singer-songwriter from New York City is looking for a good time. D’yan Forest says that while many of her friends have given up on sex, she’ll never stop craving intimacy. “It ain’t over ’til the fat lady’s dead,” Forest told The Post with a chuckle.  More…

Day care’s ‘Get off your phone’ sign goes viral

A day care in Texas has one message to parents picking up their children: Get off your phone. And it’s going viral. The sign read: “You are picking up your child! GET OFF YOUR PHONE!!!! Your child is happy to see you! Are you not happy to see your child??”  More…

Jamie Lynn Spears’ Daughter Leaves Hospital Smiling

Jamie Lynn Spears’ daughter, Maddie, appears to be out of the woods … and her little smile is all the proof you need.  More…

Waves transform Russian seaside from a dumping ground for alcohol bottles into a colorful ‘pebble beach’

The Ussuri Bay used to be a dumping ground for old glass bottles and waste from a porcelain factory but the waves from the Pacific Ocean have rounded and polished the debris left behind.  More…

Christie Brinkley, 63, Returns to Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue with Her Two Daughters

It’s been 38 years since Christie Brinkley covered her first Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 1979, but she just proved she’s still got it in 2017. The 63-year-old supermodel appears in this year’s edition of the annual mag, showing off her impressive physique alongside daughters Alexa Ray Joel, 31, and Sailor Brinkley Cook, 18 (see amazing photos).  More…

Jamie Lynn Spears’ daughter ‘awake and talking’ after ATV crash

Jamie Lynn Spears‘ 8-year-old daughter is “awake and talking” after being rushed to the hospital as the result of a serious ATV accident in Louisiana on Sunday. “Doctors were able to remove the ventilator today and she is awake and talking. Maddie continues to receive oxygen and is being monitored closely but it appears that she has not suffered any neurological consequences from the accident.”  More…

This is what 300 drones flying in sync looks like

Land of the free, home of the…drone? The Super Bowl halftime show opened with Lady GaGa singing “God Bless America” and “This Land Is Your Land” with some special guests — hundreds of dancing drones, which formed the shape of the American flag.  More…

Trump-loving artist gets to paint one for all the ‘snowflakes’

A controversial Trump-loving artist known for painting giant American flags was granted the honor of a lifetime. Scott Lobaido was greeted by screaming protesters at the pro-Trump “DeploraBall” party in Washington, DC, where he was asked to speed paint a flag in front of an audience of cheering supporters.  More…