tallest roller coaster

It doesn’t matter how much you like coasters because this one is so crazy it’s likely to make you hurl just watching the demo video.

Skyscraper at Skyplex in Orlando, Florida will be constructed starting in 2017, and at over 500-feet tall it will be the tallest roller coaster in the world when it’s complete. It’s not just one drop, but a twisting tower of tracks that will wind you down all 500 of those feet while you try not to lose your lunch.

Experience it for yourself in the video after the break.

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dance

Star-Lord proposed a dance-off to settle things in Guardians of the Galaxy, which of course Ronan refused. Or did he? In this outtake we see actor Lee Pace (Ronan) improvise and take the challenge, busting out the Running Man.

By the end of it all, Gamora, Drax, and even the crew in the background are all dancing fools and it’s wonderful. This is just one of the bonus extras that can be found on the Blu-ray release of the movie due out on December 9th. They may all look good, but dancing baby Groot is still the best dancer of them all.

See the video after the break.

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he man

He-Man is as witty as he is buff. He got all the best one-liners in the cheesy cartoon as the following video compilation will prove. Still, Skeletor wasn’t completely overshadowed. When it comes to insulting your minions, Skeletor is hard to beat.

See both videos after the break.

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Never forget the fateful moment Han Solo was frozen in carbonite by hanging the image in your bathroom. This shower curtain captures the fateful scene from The Empire Strikes Back and makes that warm shower you take on a cold morning feel that much better.

See a picture of the shower curtain in use after the break.

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sandman chess

Is it me, or is there something highly poetic about playing chess with Neil Gaiman’s Sandman characters?

This set includes 32 intricately sculpted, cold-cast porcelain chess pieces and a wooden game board.

It’s estimated to arrive in July of 2015 and it’s available for pre-order now.

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It’s hard to keep track of the names of all the Smash Bros. characters, but it’s even harder to guess their names if you don’t play the game. David Melnarik decided he’d ask his mother to do just that.

You have to give her credit because she does know some of them, but things quickly go off the rails as she completely makes up names based on their looks. Tail-on-Fire dragon and Wide-Hipped Robot are particularly good and ought to have the powers-that-be considering official name changes.

See the video after the break.

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We live in a happy time, friends. You can dress up any room in your house by adding a rug, and you make it geeky with a plethora of options from ThinkGeek. They just released four new styles of floor coverings featuring Chewbacca, a unicorn, a dragon, and a D20. They’re perfect for your office, bedroom, kitchen – anywhere.

See the rest of the rugs after the break.

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owl

This precious little Western Screech Owl named Zeus is completely blind. He flew into the porch wall of a house in Southern California, bonking his head pretty good. He was taken to the vet where it was discovered that he was blind. They also couldn’t help but notice that he has amazing eyes that look like they’re filled with tiny galaxies.

The effect is due to vitreous which is a jelly-like substance in eyes that clumps into strands or little lumps. They’ve resulted in stunning configurations in Zeus’s eyes, which also don’t have an iris or lens.

Since he can’t be released into the wild, he’s now a permanent resident at Wildlife Center for Learning where he sits perched on a stand by founder Paul Hahn’s desk.

See more pictures after the break.

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groot swing

One of the things that makes director James Gunn so much fun to follow on social media is just how much he enjoys other people’s expressions of love for Guardians Of The Galaxy.

For example, this picture of a Groot swing that some fans made for an upcoming reality show called Super Fans, Super Builds. He posted it to his Tumblr to show it off and let people know how much he loved it.

I want one of those swings. Now.

(via Yahoo UK)