Insane Driving with Jeff Gordon: This is Test Drive 2 the Revenge Prank…

Nothing is more amusing that watching the reaction people to death defying situations, especially when cameras are capturing the prank as it happens. Test Drive 2 takes this amusing premise and directs it towards a target most worthy.

The unsuspecting target of the prank Travis Okulski climbs into a non-descript yellow cab, then the cops turn up. With NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon behind the wheel the action quickly heats up, as Travis the taxi’s fare screams like a little girl the laughs increase exponentially.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is one of the greatest revenge pranks of all time and the prank that started it all Test Drive 2 and Test Drive the original. Sponsored by Pepsi Max and with Jeff Gordon doing the dangerous driving this wild ride will have you in stitches. Sit back, relax and buckle up in the back.

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Not for the Faint Hearted, Who’d be a Sea Captain in 60 Foot Waves and Gale Force Winds…

Footage has recently made its way onto the internet that depicts a ship struggling through troubled waters. Filmed from the ships bridge as the captain works his way through the mountainous waves, the video should probably include a nausea warning.

The massive sea storm off the south coast of Ireland brought with it gale force winds that whipped up monster 60 foot waves. In this extreme environment one captain with nerves of steel calmly steers his ship through the storm, powering directly at and over the waves.

At times the waves completely fill your vision, blocking out any sign of the horizon. All the time the little ship that could just keeps chugging along, seeming to clamber up the waves.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is one of the most amazing pieces of footage to come from the massive storms that hit the UK recently. 6 minutes of video that demonstrates the power of Mother Nature along with the sheer tenacity of the little blue ship. Sit back, relax and prepare for the roller coaster ride that is the life of a sea captain.

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Hypercar Wars: La Ferrari, McLaren P1 and the Hennessey Venom GT…

The Hennessey Venom GT made headlines this week by going faster than any road car in history, if only the hypercar wars were that simple. To know the true winner in this battle metal must be tested against metal.

In the next few months, with production of the latest hypercars well under way, this war is about to seriously heat up. Top Gear have already tested the La Ferrari (F70) and McLaren P1 against each other, the episodes are due to air over the next few weeks. Until then we must extrapolate as best we can.

Presented for your viewing pleasure are video’s of the greatest cars man has ever created, the hypercars. The fastest high speed run in history captures the Venom GT running flat out full throttle, a video joined by the best of the P1, LaFerrari and the video game death match of all four hypercars.

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Liam Neeson WILL Make You Wet Yourself, Hilarious Fan Requests…

In the build up to the release of Non-Stop, Liam Neeson’s new action flick, the marketing machine is spinning up to speed. Appearing on Jimmy Kimmel’s late night show Neeson recently fulfilled one fans request, can he threaten the **** out of me.

A strange request maybe but in life you should be careful what you ask for, never ask for something that you’ll find uncomfortable. Not wanting to disappoint his fans Neeson put on his serious face and got straight to business, scary business.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the latest promo for Non-Stop via Jimmy Kimmel, you may even laugh non-stop, or leave a continual trail of pee behind you. Sit back, relax and remember to buckle your seatbelt, it could be a rough landing.

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Squirrel tries out for Airplane Repo, Steals Plane and Flies without Clearance Clarence…

Squirrels are by far the cutest of all rodents, who knew they could also fly planes. Recently the YouTube regular Rob Night of HobbyWars found out that Squirrels have many hidden talents.

Like an episode of Airplane Repo not only does this squirrel steal the plane from under the owners nose but he flies off into the wild blue yonder with his model plane, performing tricks the whole time. The only thing this little furry pilot is missing is the scarf and flying goggles, flying gloves would be going too far.

While this may be the first live action version of a squirrel flying a plane there is a long tradition of flying squirrels in the cartoon world, from the Simpsons to Rocky (Rocket J Squirrel of Rocky and Bullwinkle fame) there is plenty of precedence for this happenstance.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the now legendary Flying Squirrel, watch as he loops the loop and barrel rolls around the sky above. Sit back, relax and put your seats in the upright position, there may be a little laughter related turbulence.

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Optical Illusions, the Holographic Mirage and the Making of an Infinity Mirror…

Optical Illusions are like candy for the mind, helping to quench our minds sweet tooth are two optical illusions by Brusspup. Two thought twisting visual stimulants, the Mirage and the Infinity Mirror.

Holographic illusions come in many shapes and sizes but none is simpler than the Mirage holographic illusion. Producing an incredibly realistic image that seems to float suspended in thin air, now there is a new Mirage and it’s a giant. Infinity Mirrors produce a stunning depth of field illusion that still amazes all that pass them by, interested in making your own?

Presented for your viewing pleasure are two optical illusions that will break the rules in your mind for just a minute, only for reality to snap back into place with a warm fuzzy feeling. Sit back, relax and don’t believe your eyes for a minute.

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The Human Road Runner performs the First Foot Powered Loop the Loop…

Seeming to poses almost cartoon like super powers Damien Walters has proven he is the Human Road Runner. Following in a great tradition of crazy ideas executed well Damien uses his human powered runners alone to make it all the way around a loop the loop.

Don’t believe for a moment that this is a trivial achievement; the fail videos alone adequately demonstrate the dangers of the loop the loop.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the Pepsi commercial featuring the human Road Runner achieving the impossible. Followed by two of the all time greatest human powered loop the loop videos, one a spectacular fail and one a stunning success. Sit back, relax and prepare to put your head between your knees, it could be a bumpy landing.

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Game Streaming, the Secret to Gaming in the Not Too Distant Future…

Let’s just get this one point out of the way early, the key to next generation gaming is Game Streaming. The only real question is when. Whether connected to a cloud service or a local PC the chances are in the not too distant future the machine you are playing a game on won’t be the one rendering the frames.

While game streaming technology has been bubbling away and developing for a number of years it is only now that the technology is ready for prime time. Services are already appearing from Sony and Nvidia but Valve’s is also preparing to launch its own assault on our living rooms, their primary weapon being the Steam Machines that include game streaming functionality.

Amongst all of this progress Microsoft have been decidedly quiet on the subject of game streaming with either the Xbox One, PC’s or tablets. Are they that far behind the 8 ball?

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The Pebble Steel, Finally a Smart Watch for Everyday People…

While many wrist bound gadget manufacturers are concentrating on the brains of their smart watches only one company has already cracked that equation and are now working on the most important part, the watch part.

Pebble is the first smart watch maker to release a wrist bound smart device that actually looks smart, a watch you would wear to work or in any every day situation.

Smart watches are your mobile phones new best friend and may just be the ultimate personal digital assistant. Are they now finally delivering on the smart watch dream that has been a long time coming?

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NASA SDO, Four Years Staring Intently at the Sun…

Launched on February 11, 2010 the SDO (Solar Dynamics Observatory) has spent the last four years staring intently at the sun. To celebrate the satellites’ faithful years of service NASA has released an incredible video that compiles the most exceptional images SDO has produced in the last year.

Like an extension to our collective senses SDO captures the fire breathing Sun living at the heart of our solar system Staring at the Sun has never been so much fun. Nor has it ever looked so damn cool.

Presented for your viewing pleasure is the most incredible view of the Sun ever seen from the comfort of our blue planet. Sit back, relax and let in the interstellar show begin.

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