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A Cinderella Story:The Best Of Bill Murray

2 hours agoOdd : Neatorama

Bill Murray is the man. A million people have said it before me, and a million more will say afterwards. He is just one of those actors that transcended his celebrity status and just seems like an awesome, approachable, every-man. So...Show More Summary

World Record Skydive

6 hours agoOdd : Neatorama

(vimeo link) In 2012, Felix Baumgartner set a world record for skydiving from an altitude of 128,100 feet. We followed his quest to achieve it for years before it actually happened. in contrast, we heard nothing about another man's quest to break the record. Show More Summary

Man who saved a 73-year-old stranger from burning building rewarded on live TV.

11 hours agoOdd : Happy Place

It's like Warhol said: in the future, every truck driver will save someone from a burning building and get 15 minutes on national television. Viral videos are usually about cute babies, cute animals, or adult humans enduring accidental embarrassment. Show More Summary

Sarcastic Moms Caption Ridiculously Stock Photos of Parenting

11 hours agoOdd : Neatorama

With a measure of alarm that I not think was undue, I asked my wife, "Is there baby poop on my face?" At that time, there was not. But it would happen. As Bane said, "that comes later." And it did. Getting baby poop on your face is part of parenting. Show More Summary

Peyton Manning Was None Too Happy With the Mile High Stadium Scoreboard Operator Last Night

14 hours agoOdd : The Daily What

A visibly frustrated Peyton Manning implored the crowd to quiet down during a play late in the game last night, and could be seen mouthing "shut up" after one of his offensive linemen got flagged for a false start. In the post-game press...Show More Summary

A microbrewery is being sued by Lucasfilm over its Empire Strikes Bock beer.

15 hours agoOdd : Happy Place

"No, I am your lager." [Ed note: The author highly recommends that you read the following blog post with John Williams' "The Imperial March" as musical accompaniment.] For the past six years, the Empire Brewing Company in Syracuse, New York has offered a style of lager that it has dubbed Strikes Bock. Show More Summary

Get Oculus Rift VR feature 'Banshee Chapter' free today

15 hours agoOdd : Boing Boing

Oculus Rift fans can download 'Banshee Chapter' free today from Jamwix. Released in 2013, the 3D horror film based on H.P. Lovecraft’s From Beyond has been repurposed as a virtual reality feature. Read the rest

‘Releases: Extremadura’, A Remarkable Time-Lapse Film Composed of Blended Photos and Soundscapes

15 hours agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Photographer Pit_Er_A took over 7,000 photographs while simultaneously recording soundscapes of the Extremadura region of Spain, then stitched them together to create an awe-inducing time-lapse video. The artist emphasizes the importance of recognizing the aural aspect of nature. It is very important to consider the acoustic side (not just visual) when we are in a […]

Surprisingly Cathartic: Video Animation Of Little People Getting Tossed Around Like Ragdolls

16 hours agoOdd : Geekologie

This is 'I've Fallen And I Can't Get Up', an animation created by Dave Fothergill testing a new crowd dynamics feature that causes characters to flail and struggle after getting knocked down. I don't know about you, but if the Giant Spinning Metal Bar Of Death were a ride at an amusement park, I would ride it. Show More Summary

IKEA Remakes The Shining's Tricycle Scene To Advertise New Late Night Hours

16 hours agoOdd : Geekologie

This is a commerical from IKEA Singapore advertising their new late-night (open till 11PM) hours with a remake of the iconic tricycle scene from Stanley Kubrick's 'The Shining'. What's your favorite scene in the movie? Mine's the one with the naked lady in the bath of room 237. Show More Summary

Dutch Organic Food 'Experts' Taste Test McDonald's Not Knowing It's McDonald's

16 hours agoOdd : Geekologie

Note: Turn on the closed-captioning if you don't speak Dutch. This is a video of Dutch organic food purveyors ("experts" is the video maker's word, not mine) being tricked into trying a McDonald's Big Mac and McNuggets after being told they're actually new unnamed organic burger and nugget products. Show More Summary

Just In Time For Halloween: Alien Chest Bursting Prank

16 hours agoOdd : Geekologie

PROTIP: Check your volume, screaming. This is a video of magician Rahat Hussein (of the invisible driver drive-thru prank fame) trying to scare people with an alien chestbursting prank. It's decent. Plus you can buy the costume for $30 to do it yourself on Halloween HERE. Show More Summary

Today the Department of Awesome Macro Photography learned about...

Today the Department of Awesome Macro Photography learned about the amazing Macropod. It’s a portable 3D camera capable of creating extraordinarily clear, high resolution images by taking up to 500 single-frame exposures that are merged...Show More Summary

French Interactive Designer Filipe Vilas-Boas has created an...

French Interactive Designer Filipe Vilas-Boas has created an awesome and beautiful way to turn peoples’ thoughts into shooting stars and constellations. Entitled Shooting Thoughts, Villas-Boas’ interactive art installation enables people...Show More Summary

Today the Department of Awesome Natural Phenomena shares a rare...

Today the Department of Awesome Natural Phenomena shares a rare and incredible sight: a pod of sperm whales fast asleep, floating in a vertical position, some with noses pointed up towards the water’s surface, some pointed down to the ocean floor. Show More Summary

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