Watch A Robotic Navy Boat Shoot Missiles For The First Time Ever
Killer robots have officially gone out to sea. For the first time, the Navy has fired missiles from a remote-controlled boat.
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10 Last Minute Costumes That Don’t Suck
So much of a good costume is more about the cleverness of its idea, its humor, than its craft. Here are ten costumes that you can put together in an evening (or less) that should generate a splash at your party this weekend or on Halloween night.
Are Kids Natural Lie Detectors?
When President Obama learned that the 6-year-old daughter of Rolling Stone interviewer Douglas Brinkley supported his candidacy, he responded, “[K]ids have good instincts. They look at the other guy and say, ‘Well, that’s a bullshitter, I can tell.’ ” Are children really that good at sniffing out lies?
99 Facts About Beer On the Wall…
No one knows who penned the song “99 Bottles of Beer,” but it’s saved the sanity of many a parent and camp counselor stuck with unruly kids on long road trips. Here’s a tribute to the masterpiece.
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Storm Chaser’s Gorgeous Photography Tracks Extreme Weather
“I’m driving along, having gained at least a small bit of ground again, when I see this white cross and a roadside chapel next to the road. No way. Slam on the brakes, pull over and jump out of the car and shoot fast fast.”
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