Like many animals, China's Yangtze alligators like to spend winters hibernating inside dark holes that they dig on the sides of the lakes they reside in. That however is not an option for the 8,000 residents of the nature reserve in Xuancheng City in the Southeast Province of Anhui, because their manmade lakes are built using cement.
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Playing video games on a handheld console is fun, but wouldn't it be even more so on the wall of a giant 29-story skyscraper with thousands of people joining in? That's exactly what Drexel University's Professor Frank Lee had in mind when he organized 'The Grandest Game of Pong on the Planet' to kick off Philadelphia's tech week, earlier this year.
We see commercials all the time. Some like the ones created by LG Electronics are funny, while others are just straight-up boring. But very few are as mesmerizing as the one recently created by Sony Corporation to showcase the clarity of their new 55' and 65' 4K ultra high definition televisions.
Yep, It's that time of the year. Besides all the delicious treats you will receive on the 31st, there will also be plenty of tricks. To get you into the spirit, here is a prank that California-based magician Rich Ferguson recently pulled on some unsuspecting shoppers. It is guaranteed to make you fall out of your chair - literally!
On October 14th 2012, over eight million people worldwide tuned in to YouTube to watch Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner leap from the edge of space - 128,000 feet (24 miles) above sea level - and break the sound barrier as he came zooming down to earth.
With the introduction of remote-controlled airplanes, the paper versions have pretty much become relics of the past. Now, Miami-based Taylor Toys hopes to make them current again by giving them the much needed lift and control.
Completing a 26.2-mile marathon is hard enough. Now imagine running it backwards! Not impressed? How about doing all that and juggling, or as they call it 'joggling'? That believe it or not, is what Joe Salter did on the weekend of September 19th, at the Quad-Cities Marathon in Moline, Illinois.
What is better than silly putty - that gooey mixture that flows like a liquid when handled gently, but turns as hard as a rock, when punched or stomped upon? How about one that flows through your hand like sand but can still be used to shape your favorite creations?
If you are an Ironman fan you are all familiar with that awesomely cool three-dimensional interface that his alias Tony Stark is constantly manipulating to create the another gadget or improve his suit. Now billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk seems to have managed to emulate that interface except in his case it is to design a real-life rocket engine!