All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘NOPE’

Brown Recluse Infestation Leads to Lawsuits, Foreclosure

Imagine moving into a new home and having a spider problem. It’s a pest problem that many new homeowners have probably had to deal with. Now imagine that the spiders are some of the most dangerous in the U.S., and that no amount of pest control can rid the house of them. It’s a story that seems to be taken …

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Here’s an Insane, Ballsy Selfie from Atop Christ the Redeemer

Cristo Redentor, known to the English-speaking world as Christ the Redeemer, is a giant statue of Jesus Christ located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The statue itself is nearly 100 feet tall, stands atop a 26-ft tall base, which is itself positioned at the peak of the 2,300-ft Corcovado mountain. Or if measurements aren’t your thing–it’s really freaking tall. And …

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Wingsuit Cave Flight Is Certifiably Insane [VIDEO]

Want to see something absolutely nuts? Ok, follow me. “Alexander Polli does the never before done – a tactical flight through a narrow cave on a rugged mountainside. The flight starts with a jump from a hovering helicopter, Alexander reaches speeds of 250 km/h (155 mph) while following a precise trajectory leading to the cave opening, he then fully commits …

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Why Would You Ever Give A Chainsaw To A Robot?

A favorite story of mine growing up was “If You Give A Mouse A Cookie.” It was an excellent beginner’s guide to the rule of causation. I don’t think Berlin-based echtwald ever read that story because they obviously didn’t take causation into account when they strapped a chainsaw to an industrial robotic arm. German designers Tom Pawlofsky and Tibor Weissmahr …

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This Robot Child Proves Scientists Are Now Competing To Make The Scariest Robot Imaginable

Confession time: small children terrify me. I can’t see the cuteness that so many other people apparently do. All I see is an overly happy bundle of fear with piercing eyes that stare deep into my soul. With that being said, I guess it was only a matter of time before scientists made a robot child that’s far more terrifying …

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DARPA’s Robot Mule Is Even Scarier Than Before

Remember DARPA’s LS3 robotic mule from a few moths back. At that point, the robot was just beginning to learn how to walk on rugged terrain and make horrifying noises. Now it’s back and better than ever which means it’s all the more terrifying. Here’s the full rundown of the new enhancements made to the LS3 according to DARPA: Working …

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This Terrifying Swing from 3,000 Feet Is Your Aw Hell Nah Video of the Day

Nope, nope, nope. A huge bowl of nope, never ever ever. I’m not even scared of heights and I still can’t imagine attempting this incredible “fall and swing” from the top of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. Then again, I am kind of a giant wuss. This guy clearly has bigger stones than I do, as he cut lose …

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Enormous Golden Orb Spider Devouring A Snake Is A Giant Dose of NOPE

Australia, you simply scare the sh*t out of me. Seriously, every time I see some freakishly terrifying creature pop up on the interwebs, it’s from down under. I know this is at least minus 2 man points, but Australia’s reputation for creepy critters has actually affected my travel plans. No joke, and really, no shame either. I actually saw this …

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