America’s rich don’t just like to live large, they even want to slide down into their private pools in stylish fashion. While a private sports court or a pool is commonplace, a recently listed luxury estate boasts a 185-foot long serpentine water slide, one of the longest residential water slides for any home this side of the world. The asking price for the privilege to slide down at will — only $16.5 million.
What’s helicopter basketball you ask? Why it’s only the hottest new… actually no, this is just a one time stunt. Pulled off by Man vs. Internet, the stunt is the ‘world record’ shot attempt from a helicopter hovering over a basketball hoop 192 feet below. Factoring the wind and the height, it’s no easy feat.
Alcohol has made us mortals do a lot of things we never thought possible. Everything from picking fights with random strangers to pulling off Matrix-type moves. At least they looked that cool in our mind. But to do it all in one night?
It’s called the DeltaWing, from Japanese automaker Nissan, designed by a Brit and built by California-based All American Racers. The end result of all that global collaboration is a futuristic black beauty, which at first glance looks like the Batmobile (from the comics, not from ‘The Dark Knight’).
Probably the most unlikely of places for a brawl, a fistfight broke out between two patrons over seats during a performance of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. As the two men fought it out, the conductor never stopped the performance — even as some of the attendees made for the exit.
Using Kung-Fu to market a golf game? The makers of ‘Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13,’ Electronic Arts, seem to think it’s a good idea. EA has unveiled a viral commercial starring the basketball giant Shaquille O’ Neal and the game’s title master Tiger Woods. Dressed in traditional samurai garb, the two sports legends bow in honor before…well, you’ll have to watch.
Takeru Kobayashi, the world famous competitive eater (yes people, there is such a thing) was at SXSW at the behest of GroupMe and RecordSetter.com to attempt the most grilled cheese sandwiches eaten in one minute. Now this is a world record we can get behind.
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