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Man tucks in to world’s hottest curry

55-year-old Ian Rothwell is the first person ever to eat an entire helping of the world’s hottest curry. Served up at the Bindi Indian restaurant in L…

Watch People Buy Guns N’ Roses CDs and Tapes at Midnight in 1991

I just stumbled across this video and needed to share. This is how we acquired new music in 1991. Lines at midnight! Comically oversized CD packaging! Actual stores! According to the YouTube description, this footage was shot at DJ’s Record Shop in Superior, Wisconsin. Did you ever line up to be the first person in town with [...]

16-year-old solves Newton maths riddle

Shouryya Ray has become the first person to solve a problem posed by Newton over 300 years ago. The German teenager succeeded in working out the exact…

Man jumps from plane without parachute

Gary Connery has become the first person to ever jump from a plane without deploying a parachute. The 42-year-old stuntman instead donned a wingsuit t…

How Many Jelly Beans Are in This Cup?

First person to guess correctly wins a copy of Split Decision. Or the jelly beans. Your call.

Scientists to control aging within 25 years ?

Chief longevity scientist Aubrey de Grey predicts that a cure to aging may be very close indeed. De Grey believes that the first person to live to 150…

Pac-Man Highway – Level 1

(vimeo link) This is what Pac-Man would be like as a first person RPG, if you were playing it in a car. Maybe. -via The Daily What

What Is It? Game 150

It’s been a while since we played the What Is It? Game – so let’s get crackin’ with this one: Can you guess what the strange object above is for? Place your guess in the comment section. One guess per comment, please, though you can enter as many as you’d like. Let others play, so do [...]

What Is It? Game 126

Well, whaddyaknow, it’s time for our weekly collaboaration with the always awesome What is it? Blog. Today’s mystery item is shown to the left: can you guess what it is used for? Place your guess in the comment section. One guess per comment, please. You can enter as many as you’d like. Let others play, so [...]

First Person Tetris

In First Person Tetris, when you rotate a block, you rotate the entire game! By the time you think you’ve figured it out, the dizziness begins to set in. It’s quite addicting. Link -via Boing Boing