Amphibious Fire Truck

Amphibious Fire Truck

Actually, this is just a regular fire truck, but the daring and brave men of Eltham, Melbourne Australia don’t let deep flood waters stand in the way of getting to their destination.

Hennessey Venom GT Spyder

Hennessey Venom GT Spyder

We’re not sure what it means for aerodynamics, but the Venom GT has lost its roof, but still has 1200 horsepower under the hood. Only six will be made, and they’re expected to sell for over $1mm.

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Bat & Rob T-Shirt

Bat & Rob T-Shirt

It’s The Winged Crusader and Bird Wonder, the billionaire bloodsucker and the avian acrobat. Dina Prasetyawan takes out the human side of DC Comics’ crime fighting duo in this T-shirt design.

Throwing Business Cards

Throwing Business Cards

While this was shot as a promo for a Samsung camcorder, it’s does a better job showing off the precision card-throwing skills of its subject than the quality of the camera. Ad fail. Performance win.

Riley is Your Friend Too…

Riley is Your Friend Too…

Riley the brown dog has already been rewarded with treats for performing tricks, but it seems like she’s still hungry for food – or attention. Or maybe she just really wants to be her owner’s friend.

JumpFromPaper Bags

JumpFromPaper Bags

JumpFromPaper bags have cartoon-like outlines and bright colors that make them look like two-dimensional drawings. Many of the designs are for women, but they have unisex bags as well.

Remember that Girl?

Remember that Girl?

Remember that joke where the build-up to the punchline was the joke itself? Kinda like this guessing game but not really, and it turns out there really is a punchline at the end? This is that joke.

These Tricks Are Bananas!

These Tricks Are Bananas!

This adorable chimp loves three things – fruit, hugs and his new favorite, magic. Watch as he proves just how smart his kind can be as he tries to analyze and is wowed by the magician’s tricks.

The Lick

The Lick

An online group has dedicated itself to finding all the instances of The Lick, a particular series of notes that’s almost always played at the same speed and duration. Ferguson, you damn genius.

iGlide: Coffee Break

iGlide: Coffee Break

Here is iGlide of the dance crew Remote Kontrol. Now, here is iGlide once he has his coffee. With buttery smooth moves like that, there’s a good reason they call him iGlide.

Plug Hub

Plug Hub

The Plug Hub not only lets you cover up your power cords, it also lets you coil them up neatly, thanks to the integrated anchors inside. Place it under your desk or mount it on your wall.

Biggest Fireworks Shell Ever

Biggest Fireworks Shell Ever

We’re enjoying the beginning of this new year even more, now that we’ve added some excitement from seeing the world’s largest fired fireworks shell ever (allegedly), at 42″, set off in Japan.

The Shining: Alternative Posters

The Shining: Alternative Posters

ShortList.com put together this collection of fan-made posters for Stanley Kubrick’s horror classic The Shining, ranging from the abstract to minimal to flat out creepy. REDRUM, indeed.

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Vending Machine Skills

Vending Machine Skills

We usually end up on the wrong end these sort of malfunctions, with our Twizzlers wedged against the glass despite all attempts to shake them loose. For every misfortune, there is also a triumph.

Pico Dolly

Pico Dolly

Shoot pro-quality dolly shots with your camera phone, point-and-shoot or DSLR with this compact wheeled gadget, offering ample adjustments to help you capture that perfectly smooth shot.

Local News Bloopers Compilation

Local News Bloopers Compilation

(NSFW: Language) Contrary to the video’s title, not all of the videos in this compilation are from 2011, nor are they all bloopers. But almost all of them are funny. Stay classy San Diego.

YouTube Slam

YouTube Slam

YouTube’s latest method for discovering new cat videos pits two clips cats from similar genres against one another for you to vote on. Two clips cats enter, one clip cat leaves. You get the idea.

The Lion King Rises

The Lion King Rises

YouTuber moviemaestroten (aka Brad Hansen) synced the audio of the new Dark Knight Rises trailer with the visuals of The Lion King, and the result is pretty darn amusing, if you ask us.

8-Bit Dovahkiin (T-Shirt)

8-Bit Dovahkiin (T-Shirt)

Turns out that Skyrim started out as an 8-bit game on the NES back in the 1980s. Don’t know what Fus Ro Dah means? Clearly you haven’t been playing enough. Also available in sticker form.

LEGO Taj Mahal

LEGO Taj Mahal

This rare LEGO set the architectural wonder with over 5,900 bricks. Finished model measures appx. 20″(w) and 16″(h). At $1100, it’s expensive, but not nearly as much as the real Taj Mahal cost.

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Happy New Year Teddy!

Happy New Year Teddy!

Teddy the Greedy Porcupine celebrated New Year with a bottle of champagne and – a cob of corn. Actually he didn’t care much for the champagne. We’ve never seen such a joyous eater.

Bandit9 Magnus

Bandit9 Magnus

A heavily customized version of the classic Chang Jiang 750, the Magnus has a heat treated – i.e. blowtorched – tank, frame and fork, leaving it with a raw and organic look. More about the build here.

Home Video Commentaries

Home Video Commentaries

A funny video series by brothers John and Richard Ramsey where they force narrative and depth onto old family videos. “That scream really conveys the sound of pride leaving the body.”

Grandma Plays Skyrim

Grandma Plays Skyrim

(NSFW: Language, Spoilers) Old Grandma Hardcore is back, and having fun with The Elder Scrolls V. If you want to know more about her, read her blog, especially these two posts.

Raiders of the Lost Archives

Raiders of the Lost Archives

A great compliment to Everything is a Remix. YouTuber StooTV spent 20 years gathering footage and 2 years editing for this comparison of Raiders of the Lost Ark and 30 other films.

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