Watch this airplane photobomb the Sun

Amateur solar astronomer Andrew Devey has been making daily records of solar activity since 2005. His website, The Solar Explorer, could well be the most extensive roundup of jaw-dropping solar GIFS on Earth. Featured here is one of our favorites from his browser-crashing collection. "I was filming a large active… » 2/18/13 1:45pm 2/18/13 1:45pm

Worried about the apocalypse? Don't be. Here are 10 real dangers to…

December 21st grows nigh. Are you worried about the Maya apocalypse? Don't be. As we already told you, the Maya didn't give a shit about your dumb apocalypse. But you already knew that, right? Good. That means you've freed up a bunch of time and energy that you can now devote to panicking about other stuff. There are… » 12/11/12 10:26am 12/11/12 10:26am

Real-Life Lost Relic Found Over and Over Again

No, we're not tripping through time with Desmond. The derelict and overgrown plane found in Lost has become a prevalent symbol for a deserted island that's anything but. It also seems to be just as prevalent in the real world. » 12/31/09 1:05pm 12/31/09 1:05pm

Damn Kids Joyriding Again in their Flying Cars

Once we finally have flying cars, authorities are going to have a bitch of a time keeping people from doing what these two hotshot pilots are planning: scaring the ever-living shit out of a pleasure boater. Granted, these are minijets with funky wings and not flying cars, but it makes you think about what might start… » 4/16/08 1:00pm 4/16/08 1:00pm

"I Am Legend" Director Investigates Futuristic Plane Crashes

Chuck Palahniuk's book Fight Club was famously adapted into a total mindfuck of a film with heavy-handed satirical comments on America. His novel Survivor, which features a single passenger on a jet airplane dictating his life story into the plane's black box before slamming into the Australian Outback, was set to… » 12/03/07 2:30pm 12/03/07 2:30pm