Richard Carr was in the middle of the Pacific when he started sending frantic messages that said pirates were boarding his boat. Two thousand miles away in Los Angeles, his family woke up to a nightmare: he might be dying alone, and there was almost nothing they could do about it.
Lee gives Rob Liefeld and Todd McFarlane 20 minutes to draw a superhero. While both men went on to become prominent in comics, 1992 Stan Lee was very unimpressed.
If you love the sound of the rain, but dislike everything else about actual rain as we do — the lack of sun, the coldness and the fear of getting wet — then this tunable simulator is just the thing to relax you.
You can’t make your friends and family go to bed at a reasonable hour… but you can get your loved ones a sweet set of bedding. Parachute’s ultra cozy linen and flannel bedding will have the most dedicated night owl you know turning in early.
The hollow creature is is made up of hundreds of thousands of organisms, all wiggling and squirming together in tandem. (You're welcome).
Coffee shops love the free advertising that disposable cups provide, despite the fact that they're impossible to recycle.
There is a mass shooting almost every day in America. Climate apocalypse looms and those in power do nothing. Our current administrations revels in undoing almost all political norms, thrusting us into fascism one tweet at a time. How do any of us live though this?
They make it look so easy.
Community First! Village's model for ending homelessness emphasizes the stabilizing power of social connections.
One hundred years after the end of World War I, the effects of the war are still visible on the landscape of the Western Front, like a stubborn scar.
Hoo boy, that was some quick thinking to throw that fireball formerly known as a gas can directly into the dry shrubbery around the yard. Great work on this guy's part.
If you're thinking of a world map, you're probably thinking about the Mercator projection, which flattens the globe into a rectangular presentation — and in the process, severely distorts the size of areas closer to the poles.
The Boomers are getting older, increasingly physically unable to ride or dying out entirely. And Harley's response — an electric bike called the LiveWire set to debut next year — isn't so much of a Hail Mary as it is a capitulation. It also won't be nearly enough.
Climb up the career ladder and learn how to use Excel to drive better data visualizations and analytics, and make better business decisions.
This time it's not a matter of mindlessness but sheer panic.
My parents always told me to follow my dreams. It's good advice — but could someone without family money afford to take it?
The extremely unlucky woman suffered a few broken ribs, but was not seriously injured otherwise.
Is this misery normal, and for that matter, inevitable?
The feisty writer, editor and publisher was responsible for such iconic characters as Spider-Man, X-Men, Thor, Iron Man, Black Panther and The Fantastic Four.
Expect a lot of Pokémon jokes in the next "Deadpool" movie.
What happens after you discover everything the criminal justice system had led you to believe was a lie?
The Bunker Hill Mine deposited 75 million tons of toxic sludge in Lake Coeur d'Alene, and the lead and zinc are still flowing.
You know what they say: the sheets make the bed. Wait, they don’t say that? Well they should, because it’s true. And Parachute has the sheets, comforters, pillowcases and blankets that will make your bed into something you’ll never want to leave.
If you're going to own a leopard, you'd think you'd have a better method of transportation.
Stan Lee cameos are a hallmark of the genre. How strange and sad to think that there will never be another one.
What appears to look like a five-story apartment building floating down the river is actually a restaurant boat in Chongqing, China.
After two decades of flying high, the wet-brined bird has lost altitude with many of the food-media influencers who sent it soaring.
A roundup of the most interesting, thought-provoking and surprising questions that our favorite columnists addressed in recent days.
There's a rock climbing wall, a puppy potty area and a movie theater.
Each year, local governments spend nearly $100 billion to move headquarters and factories between states. It's a wasteful exercise that requires a national solution.
"I'm about to lose everything that I own and become homeless," one veterean said. "I don't want to be that veteran on the street begging for change because I haven't received what I was promised."
Engineering Explained's Jason Fenske got to test out a McClaren 720S, and he was very impressed.
Sarah Kasbeer reflects on a history of hookups — and why they left her cold.
I knew I probably wasn't "Jeopardy!"-smart enough to qualify, but "Millionaire" was multiple choice, and I was good at test-taking. You could walk in with the detritus already piled up inside your skull and cash in.
The caption on this Imgur post — "footage of alien abduction" — sums things up so well we don't feel the need to add anything else.
"All the hustle porn, work harder and be better s**t... it basically ruined my life."
Once, the fight against pornography was the beating heart of the American culture war. Now porn is a ballooning industry — and maybe a harmful one — with no real opponents. What happened?
"It's like the setting sun with a reddish hue, except it's 1:30 in the afternoon."
With the mega-success of "Black Panther," Michael B. Jordan has suddenly become one of the world's biggest leading men. Quite an achievement, sure, but the aspiring mogul is aiming way, way higher than mere movie star.
Chicxulub Puerto, Mexico, is the centre of the impact crater that scientists believe was made when the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs smashed into the Earth's surface.
A new chaos-creating character, "Forky," is introduced.
We've seen a number of good "base runner vaults the catcher to reach home base" videos over the years, and this one is up with the best of them.
The level of attention he pays to repairing these jeans while retaining the image that they've been well-worn over time is simply amazing.
Pro pool player Corey Deuel hit this crazy backspin shot on his first try. It took this "average pool player" a bit longer.
The predatory trainer may have just taken down USA Gymnastics.
Copyrights, patents and trademarks are all important, but the term "intellectual property" is nonsensical and pernicious.
He did seem to have a good sense of humor about the whole thing, but those bees are still up there.
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