Patriotic American Movies: 10 Films That Honor the USA
For all the industries that have been shipped overseas, America is still the entertainment capital of the world. And what better way to celebrate our great nation than with its greatest exports? In honor of July 4th, here are 10 patriotic classics that are sure to turn the silver screen red, white and blue.
Real Time Footage of Eagle Colliding With Paraglider Is a Must-See [VIDEO]
There’s nothing like an eagle entangling itself in your parachute to turn a relaxing paragliding session over the Himalayas into a heart-pounding plunge to the ground. Fortunately for the Russian paraglider in this video, his reserve chute deployed without a hitch.
Cat in Pumpkin Costume Eating Pumpkin Will Blow Your Mind [VIDEO]
What’s cuter than a cat named Jumbo Pillow eating pumpkin strips while dressed in a pumpkin costume? Honestly, nothing. But if you don’t believe us, feel free to take a look for yourself.
’80s Matthew Perry Sitcom ‘Second Chance’ Predicted Gaddafi’s Death to the Exact Year [VIDEO]
As you might have heard, Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi has been killed. While the news came as a surprise, Gaddafi’s death was actually predicted by the short-lived, late 80s’ sitcom ‘Second Chance‘ in an episode set in the far-flung future year of 2011. Creepy!
Moose Rescued From Swimming Pool by Firefighters [VIDEO]
How many firefighters does it take to get a moose out of a pool? No punchline here — the answer is nine. After vaulting over a fence and falling through the pool cover on the night of October 7, a full-grown moose found himself stranded in a backyard swimming pool in Manchester, NH. Local firefighters staged an emergency rescue, catching the whole endeavor on camera.
Amazing Robot Gymnast Nails High Bar Routine [VIDEO]
The Olympic Committee may not have any plans to allow robots into the 2012 Summer Games as of yet. But if they have a change of heart, we know at least one robot who will be prepared. Robot NO.8 Kovacs is a small Japanese robot who has the type of skills on the high bar that even the best gymnasts would envy. While he does need a little help getting onto the bar, once he’s up there, his moves can’
Ouch! Bike Racer Completely Forgets About Hurdle
When it comes to traditional forms of bike racing, staying on the bike is rule number one. With Cyclocross on the other hand, dismounting and dodging obstacles is par for the course. While we’re sure Cyclocross is tons of fun, from the looks of this video, it can also be pretty painful if, like Joey, you don’t see an upcoming hurdle and take a spill on the track. Don’t worry though, Joey was compl
Woman Walks From California to New York City [VIDEO]
When it comes to walking across the country from California to New York, “for the heck of it” is as good a reason as any. In fact, in an age where publicity and profit seem to be much more common motives for this type of quest, 24-year-old Catherine Li’s largely under-the-radar 3,000-mile trek stands out as a true exception.
Crazy Shopping Cart Slide [VIDEO]
If you think breaking in a wild horse is hard, wait until you try to guide a train of speeding shopping carts around a mall. Filmed in the Indian city of Ahmedabad, this video shows an intrepid employee of the Iscon Mega Mall wrangling several carts in a pretty creative way. Though it may look like quite a challenge (it’s hard to put away one shopping cart, let alone a few dozen) apparently this
TSA Searches Woman’s Afro at Atlanta Airport [VIDEO]
Headed down an escalator at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, Dallas-based hairdresser Isis Brantley (who counts neo-soul singer Erykah Badu as a client) was stopped by TSA agents who insisted on checking her ample Afro hairstyle for explosives.
Goat Wears a Helmet Cam [VIDEO]
We recently saw how a toddler sees the world, but have you ever wondered what a goat’s POV looks like? Neither had we, but that doesn’t mean we weren’t excited to find out.
Returning Soldier Surprises His Mom at Work [VIDEO]
Soldiers know the value of surprise, especially when returning home from active duty to their loved ones. When Joey found out he was getting sent home from Kuwait two weeks earlier than anticipated, he spent the three months prior planning to surprise his mom at the UPS sorting facility in Lansing, MI where she works.