The Sad, Weird World of Unseen YouTube Videos

Embarrassing open mic nights, topical parodies, gaming tutorials—these are the YouTube videos we know. The ones we replay and the ones we send to our friends, coworkers, families, and everyone we know. But YouTube has another layer. One where view counts sit at zero and bizarre bits of film rot away in indifference.… » 10/20/14 3:47pm Yesterday 3:47pm

Airlines Want WiFi So Bad They're Willing To Tear Entire Planes Apart

Today we learned that airlines view WiFi as integral to the whole "flight" experience as the very wings on the airplane itself, but it's one thing to hear about it from an industry perspective, and another to see that sort of manic desire for Internet in action. So watch United Airlines take this whole plane apart for… » 9/23/14 10:04pm 9/23/14 10:04pm

Korean Urban Legend Goes Viral, Makes Taxis Scary

You've heard it before: Person wakes up in a bathtub of ice, only to find a kidney has been harvested. It's an urban legend that, according to Snopes, has been around since 1991. Now in South Korea, there's a somewhat similar story that involves taxicabs. And it's taking the internet by storm. » 6/26/13 8:21am 6/26/13 8:21am

RoboTrac Semi-Autonomous Tractor Replaces Man With Machine

Summer jobs that involve sitting on a tractor for hour upon hour, trying to find ways to entertain yourself, may soon be a thing of the past. The Valtra RoboTrac is an autonomous tractor design by Hannes Seeberg. Inside the orange body is a fairly simple 85hp diesel engine. It's available in RWD or AWD and can… » 2/15/08 10:30am 2/15/08 10:30am

Ten Page Gallery of Internet-Themed Vanity Plates

We can't tell which is more sad, the ten pages of vanity plates all referencing some form of geekdom and Internet speak; or the fact that we could interpret almost all of them right away. For reasons unknowable, the Internet License Plate Gallery offers a compendium of the what the world's nerds consider appropriate… » 2/13/08 4:30pm 2/13/08 4:30pm