Residents of Springfield, Massachusetts were left dumbfounded Wednesday after a tornado ripped through the area, leaving four dead. After watching this video—taken from atop a building as the giant storm formed in the water below—it's not hard to understand why those in the twister's wake were so frightened. [via Doobybrain]
You can't trust reporters. Not with the facts, not with the news, not with the politics. Well BREAKING NEWS guys, THIS JUST IN: Apparently you can't trust them with your valuables either.
Ever wanted to know what breaking a stack of bricks in half really looks like? What about television being hit with a hammer? The dramatic truths are revealed inside.
Well, so, I got a little tiny bit pissed off earlier today. And while I was sinking into bleakly brooding, instead of swimming and frolicking, I pondered what on earth I could do about it. Almost everyone here is totally cool and funny, and we all appreciate that. But for those of you who seriously just cannot chill, I've come up with a new, special death for you. I call it, Weekend Death.
Howard Schultz, the founder of Death Star coffee chain and religious icon Starbucks, built the company up from nothing with pure grit, energy, and a visionary outlook. Then he went too far, aiming to open 40-freaking-thousand stores (more than McDonald's), and the company's stock price cratered over the past year. Schultz brought himself back as CEO earlier this year, and the dynamic caffeine pusher has now revealed how he plans to revive his floundering company: by micromanaging the shit out of every god damn thing:
Alex "Blue States Lose" Blagg is a pretty prototypical New York blogger, except for the fact that he used to wrestle in high school. That bit of athletic glory in his past somehow inspired him to arrange an actual, physical wrestling match with Quentin "Rampage" Jackson, the current Ultimate Fighting Championship champion and honest-to-god badass of the first order [Best Week Ever]. We won't give away who won this battle of equals! The full video is after the jump. Keep in mind that Rampage's favorite technique is called the "Power Bomb":