POSTS BYSTORIES BY TOM CARLSON

Pilot Taking Photos From The Cockpit Of His Plane Captures The Craziest Scenes Down Below

Even from our viewpoint down here on the ground, we know that we live on a stunningly beautiful and infinitely diverse planet. Still, there are some views that the average human simply can’t reach.

Man Answering His Phone In The Gym Locker Room Leaves Eavesdroppers Stunned With One Sentence

Chances are, you know what it’s like to receive an important phone call when you’re in an inconvenient location, such as in the bathroom or after you’ve taken a shower. Just imagine it: you’re pressing your phone against your soaked ear and struggling to hear the person on the other line as you fumble awkwardly with your socks and hope your towel stays tight around your waist.

Giant Sinkhole That Appeared In Couple's Yard Overnight Looks Like The Actual End Of The World

A lot of folks dream of having an in-ground pool installed in their backyard. For most, it’s only just a dream that they have to give up on thanks to its hefty price tag.

8 Unusual Hand Positions That Many People Believe Actually Have Healing Powers

From the bending meditation of yoga to the precise relief of acupuncture, we’ve found plenty of ways to relieve our aches and pains beyond the confines of traditional Western medicine.

Pouring 30 Pounds Of Dry Ice Into A Swimming Pool Is A Surprisingly Good Idea

You’ll likely face a great number of questions in your lifetime. Some are profound, such as, “Why do I exist?” or “How much can a gorilla bench press?”

9 Geniuses Waging War Against People Who Steal From The Office Fridge

Anyone who has ever reached into the office fridge, only to discover their turkey sandwich has been reduced to crumbs by a ravenous colleague, will certainly attest to the all-consuming rage that inevitably follows.

Guy Breaks Into An Abandoned Old Castle And Finds A Scene Stranger Than Fiction

It’s safe to say that everyone on Earth has a hobby or two. Whether you’re the President of the United States or a high school principal, you still need something to occupy the time you spend when you aren’t working. That’s true especially if you’re a writer; after all, you’ll need something interesting to write about!

Man Spots Something Impossible Come Up To The Surface In London's River Thames

London’s River Thames has historically been the chief economic lifeline of the English capital. It’s so ingrained in the spirit of the city and nation as a whole that it’s been called “liquid history.”

Workers Find A 71-Year-Old Wallet And Get A Huge Surprise When They Open It Up

There’s a special kind of panic that comes from realizing you may have misplaced your wallet. You dig through your pockets in fear, and when you come up empty, reality suddenly sets in. Short of a miracle, you’re going to have to cancel all your cards and replace your ID.

People Are Going Nuts Trying To Find The Panda In This Picture

One of the first games little kids learn (often on family road trips) is “I-Spy.” Finding hidden objects is a great way to help improve the brain’s development over time, and it’s a load of fun to boot!

Passenger Looking Out The Plane's Window Spots Something That Sends Chills Down His Spine

When it comes to flying, most people prefer to have the window seat. Besides being able to rest your head on the wall for a mid-flight nap, you also get to look out at the clouds and really take everything in!

Man Who Gave Up His Baby To Marry His Wife Gets A Huge Surprise When He Turns Around

Kristin Russell knew that her stepfather, Dave, gave up a lot to marry her mom. Years ago, he had to say goodbye to his prized 1973 Porsche 914 convertible in order to have enough money for the wedding.

Parents Checking On The Baby One Last Time Before Bed Make The Strangest Discovery

Considering how fragile babies are, it’s no wonder that parents can become overprotective—especially when their little ones are sleeping. Even with baby monitors and other tools, it’s easy to worry that something might go wrong.

Astronaut Shakes Up A Can Of Soda At The Bottom Of The Ocean To Prove A Crazy Point

As an astronaut and engineer, Chris Hadfield knows more about physics than just about anyone. Not only that, but he’s seen pretty much everything. So when even he’s amazed by something, you know it’s got to be pretty mind-blowing.

Here's What To Know About Seeing A Parking Spot Painted Purple

Finding a parking space at a big shopping center can be a serious hassle. Few things ruin a trip to your favorite store faster than spending 20 minutes just trying to find a place to drop off your car.