Since 1997, A Man Has Been Digging Out His Basement Using Only R/C…

A Canadian guy named Joe has been digging out the basement of his house using nothing but radio-controlled scale model construction equipment... since 1997. Yes, you read that right — he's been digging out his basement for 15 years — with nothing but little R/C tractors, diggers and even a miniature rock crusher!… » 2/13/12 6:30pm 2/13/12 6:30pm

This is why you don't drive through standing water

While walking along South Street on lower Manhattan's east side to inspect damage from Hurricane Irene, I found huge pools of water at a few of the intersections. It wasn't water inundation from New York's East River so much as it was runoff from the overpass, flowing down into already-overburdened storm sewers. » 8/28/11 10:10am 8/28/11 10:10am