There's nothing like a little public pressure to get someone to clean up their act. Twitter announced a change on Wednesday that will make it clear when someone has posted a tweet that violates Twitter's terms of service. Now, when Twitter has determined that a Tweet has crossed the line, a gray box with a […]
Please enjoy this deeply terrifying video of a bridge flexing under the weight of a bus. The historic Beaver Bridge in Arkansas is a one-lane suspension bridge built in 1949 that offers picturesque views of Table Rock Lake. It's delicate — and the lane is made out of wood. SEE ALSO: This viral mashup of […]
A mind-blowing coin with a nifty hidden mechanic is wowing the internet. The object in question was made by Roman Booteen, an Instagram artist who creates intricate carvings on Zippo lighters and coins. Not only are the designs gorgeous to look at, some of them also have some sort of hidden feature or compartment. View […]
In one of those strange twists of fate, online adult video site Pornhub saw a surge in traffic during Tuesday night's YouTube outage, perhaps answering the riddle of what America watches when they can't access old wrestling videos or Beyoncé clips. According to data released by Pornhub, the site saw a wave of additional traffic […]
Using a tractor, state and town officials in coastal New Hampshire attempted to drop the carcass of a minke whale into a dumpster in mid-September. But the dead cetacean proved too big, bouncing off the red bin and flopping onto the pavement of a beachside parking lot. The minke whale — which can weigh up […]
The George Mason statue is kitty-corner to the Johnson Center and the Mason Pond Parking Deck, where guests can easily park on the first three levels (Fairfax campus map). As soon-to-be emeritus faculty, I'm always happy to meet with friends and my former Mason students on campus.
Film critic and GMU alum Kevin McCarthy encouraged students during his many visits to my GMU classes to pursue internships and "get noticed!" See some of Kevin's terrific interviews on his Nerd Tears website.