It’s been a long time coming, but as the doors open at the Detroit Auto Show, Chevrolet has taken the wraps off the all-new Corvette Stingray. Enthusiasts have been waiting for it for a long time now, but at long last Chevrolet has taken the wraps off its new seventh-generation Corvette.
Called the Stingray, the latest Vette bears a new design meant to embody the spirit of the all-American sportscar. Of course, as with any performance vehicle, the engine is central to the new Corvette, packing an all-new 6.2-liter LT1 V8 with direct injection, continuously-variable valve timing and active fuel management to deliver 450 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torque.
Freerunner James Kingston is renowned for his love of extreme views. In the past, he’s climbed cranes and backflipped off bridges. On a recent trip to Marktoberdorf, Germany, Kingston made the dangerous climb to the top of a factory smokestack. GoPro in hand, Kingston filmed the view. It’s an awe-inspiring 360-degree-view, made all more impressive by […]
Slow motion makes everything look better. Whether you’re watching sports highlights or an action-packed movie, there isn’t anything slow motion can’t make look awesome. In a recent video uploaded to YouTube, we’re introduced to The Slow Mo Guys – two guys who film themselves doing cool things in slow motion! In their most recent video, Gav […]
Technology is a beautiful thing. What if we told you one day you could be driving on a glow-in-the-dark road? If your first thought involves a “Tron”-like atmosphere, then you’re imagining it correctly — because it’s definitely possible! A while back, we introduced you to Daan Roosegaarde of Studio Roosegaarde, the man said to be […]
Cats are mysterious; that’s a known fact. But, did you know cats are also oddly amusing? They do weird things. Let’s face it — cats are weird. If you’re a cat owner, you’ve probably been called weird yourself. But, it’s all for good reason. It seems people of the Internet are heavily interested in cracking […]
With Halloween right around the corner, you should have your pumpkins carved by now. If you don’t, it’s not too late. You’ll just want to pull your ideas together before October 31 rolls around! Or, you could take some pointers from master pumpkin carver Jon Neill. Neill uses his extraordinarily awesome pumpkin-carving skills to make […]
Who would want to hurt a snail? No one, hopefully. However, it’s pretty easy to accidentally step on one of those little guys without noticing. Due to the fact that these little snails blend in with the sidewalk and are pretty much impossible to spot ahead of time, these tragedies happen nearly every day, unfortunately. […]
Late yesterday afternoon, Forbes published and subsequently pulled an article seemingly blaming intoxicated female college students for safety measures that ruin all the fun for fraternities. The article, written by contributor Bill Frezza, identifies drunk young women as the number one risk factor at a fraternity party. Frezza, the president of MIT’s Chi Phi Beta Foundation, asks […]
Here’s a little something that’ll cheer you up on this Monday morning. It’s Bill Murray sitting on a lawn chair, singing along to Bob Dylan’s “Shelter From the Storm.” The clip is from Murray’s new movie, “St. Vincent.” In the clip, Murray waters some plants, smokes a cigarette and looks like his effortlessly cool self. […]
Denver police have released a video warning parents that the candy their kids get this Halloween may contain marijuana. The video features Patrick Johnson, owner of Urban Dispensary, discussing how easy it is to mistake marijuana edibles for harmless sweets. He mentions that some classic candies are simply coated with hash oil, which is virtually […]
My friend and I stood in Union Square last week and cried. I realized a pain inside of me that I rarely acknowledged for fear of being told I was overreacting. I told her my sex had become an insecurity. I felt anxious every day, and I lacked confidence for something I couldn’t help. I felt as […]
The United States has a long history of providing military support to both governmental and rebel forces during armed conflicts abroad. This often occurs in the form of supplying munitions. The problem is, however, that it’s very hard for these forces to maintain control of these arms, and a lot of the time they end […]
As if the world didn’t already have way too many pumpkin-themed foods and accessories, a group of cooks in China created a pumpkin pie weighing in at 1,893 pounds — and for no real reason. According to First We Feast, around 40 cooks were commissioned to create this massive pumpkin pie in Changsha, China. In […]
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