This blade is made from printer paper and it can cut through wood like it’s butter


Inspired by a similar experiment uploaded on YouTube, one bold user cut out a paper blade and used it to slice through wood and plastic.

Using a similar principle, water jets, like Wazer, uses high-pressured streams to cut through almost anything. 

It’s incredible what you can achieve when you apply pressure in the right way. Read more…

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Man takes a tumble celebrating his failed golf swing


There’s a saying in sports: Don’t celebrate too early. And you know why? If you celebrate your win too early, it’s really, REALLY, embarrassing and hilarious when you actually lose.

No one knows this better than the cousin of  Twitter user Nathan 𓅓. He posted this video of his proud cousin celebrating his great golf swing.

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There’s so much to unpack here. First, he completely misses the ball. Then, he celebrates his swing, still not realizing he missed the ball. Finally, he gets so excited about his “great swing” that he falls off the ledge of the platform, into the net below him. Don’t worry, he’s OK – he was seen laughing and rolling around in the net seconds later. Read more…

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Girl Scout troop leader on the run after stealing $15,000 worth of cookies


Girl Scout cookies are delicious, there’s no doubt about that. But are they delicious enough for you to want to steal $15,000 worth of them?

For one Kentucky Girl Scout troop leader, they just might be. Leah Ann Vick, 26-year-old former troop leader, was indicted on charges of theft after the local Girl Scout branch reported the massive quantity of stolen cookies.

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Where have all these cookies gone?

Where have all these cookies gone?

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It seems that Vick not only picked up the cookies meant for her troop to sell, but the cookies for another troop as well. And now she’s nowhere to be found. According to the Appalachian News-Express, authorities have visited several addresses in multiple towns associated with Vick but she hasn’t turned up. Read more…

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Lorry attempts to block car from using hard shoulder, fails to realise it’s the police


Taking the law into your own hands is never a great idea — especially when the person you’re trying to stop happens to be the police.

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North West Motorway Police shared the following video on their official Twitter account on Monday. It shows dashcam footage from one of their vehicles.

“Don’t take matters into your own hands and decide who uses the hard shoulder,” the police captioned the video. “Driver didn’t realise it was a liveried X5.”

From the sounds of it, the lorry driver will probably be regretting their decision. Read more…

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Android O, Google Assistant and augmented reality: What to expect at Google I/O


Google’s biggest event of the year is about to get underway. 

The company’s developers conference, Google I/O, is just hours away so naturally the rumor mill has already kicked into high gear. At this year’s event, we expect to hear much more about the next version of Android, Google’s plans for its Assistant, and what’s going on with its VR platform, Daydream.

SEE ALSO: Google just made a very subtle change to its Play Store logo and icons

Of course, as with every year, there are bound to be a few surprises as well. But for now, here’s a look at everything we’re expecting to see (and, in some cases not see) at I/O. Read more…

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Why don’t we have waterproof laptops already?


I still don’t know how it happened.

One minute I was sitting down at my desk, glass of water in hand. Seconds later I was watching helplessly as the contents of the glass seeped into my MacBook Air. My screen went black almost immediately.

As I walk-of-shamed my soggy laptop down to IT, I started going through a mental checklist of what was backed up and what wasn’t. Just how screwed would I be if the thing ended up being totally unsalvageable?

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Luckily for me, almost everything was backed up somewhere. Luckier still, IT was able to successfully dry out the laptop and return it to me within a couple days (thanks Norman!) with no sign of the incident.  Read more…

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David Tennant and Billie Piper re-unite for 3 new ‘Doctor Who’ tales


Okay, so it might not be quite what you’re thinking — yes, David Tennant and Billie Piper are teaming up again for three new Doctor Who adventures.

The only catch? They’re not television episodes, they’re audio books.

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On Monday, Big Finish — the audio drama company who have made a bunch of Torchwood and Doctor Who audio books before — announced the three new episodes, which will be released later this year.

You can listen to the trailer here:

The three new stories were described in a press release on the Big Finish website: Read more…

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Your next UberEats meal could be delivered by this 70-year-old grandmother


Bet your last UberEats delivery wasn’t this cool.

Decked in a thick beanie, shiny rings, and a scarf around her neck, 70-year-old Madam Teo Yoke Lan is a far cry from your usual Uber delivery guy.

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This grandmother-of-two makes an average of ten trips a day delivering food around Singapore — on foot. 

UberEats began its “walker” initiative in January in Singapore, where “walkers” deliver food around the island’s central business district on foot. 

This isn’t as ridiculous as it seems in a country as tiny as Singapore, but it’s still no mean feat.  Read more…

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Sailor Moon outfits are now available in even more sizes


Can Sailor Moon possibly become any more popular? The simple answer to that question is YES! 

Japanese comedian Naomi Watanabe’s fashion label, Punyus, has been working with the team behind Sailor Moon to create a new clothing line with a much broader selection of sizes. 

The 14-piece range is all about body-positivity, with things from T-shirts, rompers and even Sailor Moon uniforms.

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The series has been incredibly popular since it went on sale on Apr. 28 in Japan.

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They look so comfy and cute:

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Man sends heartbreaking appeal to find last photo of late wife


A British man has sent a heartbreaking appeal to the National Trust magazine to find what he believes is the last photograph of his wife before she died. 

SEE ALSO: J.K. Rowling sends heartfelt tweet to fans after rare ‘Harry Potter’ prequel is stolen

Alan Wright and his wife visited Sissinghurst Castle in Kent in September 2015 and during the trip they spoke to a couple of fellow visitors. 

Sad 😔 please retweet #NationalTrust

— Lynn (@lyndles79) May 15, 2017

“The gentleman then asked to take a photo of us sitting in one of the gardens,” he said. “My wife sadly passed away about three months later, and I have realised that this would have been the last photo ever taken of her.” Read more…

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