Tennis Player’s Around-The-Back Ninja Shot

This is a short video (including a couple slow motion replays) of British tennis pro Dan Evans using his ninja-like reflexes to perform an around-the-back shot on Austrian opponent Jurij Rodionov during the qualifiers for the Australian Open. As some of you may know, Evans was banned from playing professional tennis for a year after testing positive for cocaine in April, 2017, leading at least one blogger to speculate cocaine stays in your system significantly longer than we ever previously suspected. Continue reading

What You Need to Know About ‘Unbreakable’ Before Seeing ‘Glass’

Spoilers ahead for Unbreakable and Split. One of the reasons the twist ending at the conclusion of Split was so great is that it provided a tease fans of Unbreakable had been waiting for since 2000. While other M. Night Shyamalan movies have their fans, the one people constantly wanted a sequel for was Unbreakable, a film that underperformed in comparison to Shyamalan’s breakout 1999 movie, The Sixth Sense. But Shyamalan’s sly deconstruction of superheroes and comic

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Visions Of The Future: An Army Of Robotic Spiders On The March

Yesterday we saw Robugtix’s 3-D printed Z6 robot trying to give us an awkward teenage boner with a 1980’s inspired aerobics routine, and today, an older video of a swarm of their T8X spider robots preparing for battle. I’m not sure how I missed this video earlier, although I probably did see it, then drank until I forgot, presumably on a Friday or Saturday night when I do my very best forgetting. *shrug* Definitely not the healthiest coping mechanism, but it does work. “That’s not coffee in your mug anymore, is it, GW?” Not for many years, muchacho. Continue reading