Patriotic American Movies: 10 Films That Honor the USA
For all the industries that have been shipped overseas, America is still the entertainment capital of the world. And what better way to celebrate our great nation than with its greatest exports? In honor of July 4th, here are 10 patriotic classics that are sure to turn the silver screen red, white and blue.
Real Time Footage of Eagle Colliding With Paraglider Is a Must-See [VIDEO]
There’s nothing like an eagle entangling itself in your parachute to turn a relaxing paragliding session over the Himalayas into a heart-pounding plunge to the ground. Fortunately for the Russian paraglider in this video, his reserve chute deployed without a hitch.
Cat in Pumpkin Costume Eating Pumpkin Will Blow Your Mind [VIDEO]
What’s cuter than a cat named Jumbo Pillow eating pumpkin strips while dressed in a pumpkin costume? Honestly, nothing. But if you don’t believe us, feel free to take a look for yourself.
’80s Matthew Perry Sitcom ‘Second Chance’ Predicted Gaddafi’s Death to the Exact Year [VIDEO]
As you might have heard, Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi has been killed. While the news came as a surprise, Gaddafi’s death was actually predicted by the short-lived, late 80s’ sitcom ‘Second Chance‘ in an episode set in the far-flung future year of 2011. Creepy!
Wild Turkey Goes After Local News Reporter [VIDEO]
Thanksgiving is still more than a month and a half away, but wild turkeys in the Arden area of Sacramento, CA seem to be on high alert for hungry humans. After hearing numerous stories of rogue turkeys chasing after joggers, Sacramento News10 producer Duffy Kelly set off to investigate the claims herself and wound up with a vicious fowl hot on her tail. Well, maybe it wasn’t all that harrowing,
Moose Rescued From Swimming Pool by Firefighters [VIDEO]
How many firefighters does it take to get a moose out of a pool? No punchline here — the answer is nine. After vaulting over a fence and falling through the pool cover on the night of October 7, a full-grown moose found himself stranded in a backyard swimming pool in Manchester, NH. Local firefighters staged an emergency rescue, catching the whole endeavor on camera.
This Just in – Cats Love Brooms [VIDEOS]
When it comes to playing with cleaning tools, not every cat needs a Roomba to have a good time. Plenty are happy with just a plain old broom. In fact, they may even prefer it. Sure the ride may be a little bumpier on a manual, but most cats won’t bristle at that.
Tricycle Racing at 55 Miles Per Hour [VIDEO]
Tricycle racing is the most fun you can have on three wheels. It’s also an easy way to ruin a perfectly good pair of shoes. Filmed in Powder Mountain, Utah by Devin Graham (the same guy who brought the internet the human slingshot), the custom-modified tricycles in this video were equiped with speedometers that recorded the trikes reaching speeds of up to 55 miles per hour.
Woman Walks From California to New York City [VIDEO]
When it comes to walking across the country from California to New York, “for the heck of it” is as good a reason as any. In fact, in an age where publicity and profit seem to be much more common motives for this type of quest, 24-year-old Catherine Li’s largely under-the-radar 3,000-mile trek stands out as a true exception.
Starbucks Barista Fired for ‘Starbucks Rant Song’
Two months after posting his ‘Starbucks Rant Song’ 25-year-old Starbucks barista Christopher Cristwell was fired by the jolly green coffee giant. Shirtless under his standard-issue Starbucks apron, Cristwell jokingly railed against the stereotypical entitlement and conduct of customers in the song.
Conan O’Brien’s TV Studio Listed for Rent on Airbnb [VIDEO]
Are you looking for a cheap and spacious place to stay in sunny Burbank, California from October 10 – 13? If so, Conan O’Brien may have just the place for you. O’Brien recently listed his 25,000 square foot TV studio for rent on Airbnb, a popular online marketplace where home owners can offer up short-term rentals to travelers looking for alternatives to a hotel.
Go on a 5,000-Mile Hitchhiking Trip in Three Minutes [VIDEO]
You’re bound to meet a few interesting people when you take a year-long hitchhiking trip across the country. Artist, traveler and self-proclaimed ‘lover of people’ Benjamin Jenks met exactly 930 when he and his raised thumb journeyed 5,000 miles from Los Angeles to Maine. Artist that he is, Ben put together a time-lapse video of his trip complete with photos of all 930 people he met along the way.