Watch a 80-Foot Tall Boat Somehow Clear a Bridge That's Way Too Low

It’s the classic dilemma of being on a sailboat that has a 80-foot tall mast but needing to get under a bridge that only has a 65-foot clearance. The answer is obvious, right? Just strap some heavy bags to the mast so you bend the boat diagonal so it shortens the height of the ship. Instead of sailing straight, you’re…

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Sorority Girl Buying Bottled Water Ends Up Spending Night in Jail

A University of Virginia student had just bought some bottled water, cookie dough and ice cream for a sorority fundraiser when a group of people in plainclothes approached her car. One person jumped on her hood, another pulled a gun on her, and the student, logically, began trying to drive her car as fast as she could…

Water Engine for Real? Scientists Say H20-to-Hydrogen System Could Be Ready by Decade's End

In David Mamet's "The Water Engine," an amateur inventor derives an engine that runs on water, with which he plans to become rich and change the world. Too bad he's the only one in the whole play — including the audience — who doesn't know how forces beyond his control will conspire to extinguish his dream. Barring…