Archive for September, 2017



Little Mistakes Can Mean A Lot

Cheezburger.com posted a list of 21 seemingly minor mess ups that led to huge problems. For instance, the Bay of Pigs invasion may have failed due to ignoring time zones.

Read explanations of all 21 HERE.

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AUTOMATICA 4k – Robots Vs. Music – Nigel Stanford [video]

How Ford Tests Reactions To Self-driving Cars

According to WebUrbanist –

A Ford van zooming around the Washington D.C. area last month, seemingly without a human in the driver’s seat, wasn’t self-driving after all: it was a man in a ‘seat suit.’ A fake driverless car might seem like a weird experiment, especially considering the fact that there’s an entire fake town for testing self-driving vehicles at Ford’s disposal. But as it turns out, they have their reasons: observing how people react to seeing it.

Continue reading HERE.

Inside the World’s Smelliest Factory [video]

Peru’s King of Potatoes [video]

What Is Pumpkin Spice?

According to MentalFloss –

Pumpkin Spice season seems to come earlier every year. But before you reach for a cup, drink this in: The flavor can be composed of more than 300 elements—and pumpkin isn’t one of them.

Continue reading and watch a video HERE.

In 1960, A Small Texas Town Experienced ‘Satan’s Storm’

According to alabamawx.com –

It was a typical June night in Kopperl. Skies were mostly clear. Some heat lightning was visible on the horizon. One clump of clouds rolled toward the town after midnight. The temperature was about 70F. Suddenly, a tremendous wind arose. It gusted to over 75 mph over a wide area. A store was unroofed. Trees were knocked over. The temperature shot up with an incredible momentum. In just a few minutes, it rose to over 100F. There are reports that thermometers designed to register temperatures up to 140F actually broke as the alcohol expanded so rapidly with the dramatic heat.

Continue reading HERE.


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