Also recently banned: a throat-slitting kite string in India and an Aussie grandma who made $1 million worth of false emergency phone calls.
Ladies, restrain yourselves.
Dennis Siegel claims his curious contraption feeds itself like a leech on ambient electromagnetic fields.
Air pollution has been particularly bad in China this week, with levels nine times above what the U.S. considers "unsafe."
The Tagtool app may cost an arm and a leg, but the results are weirdly fantastic.
This is not the Super Mario Bros. game you want the kids playing.
A Japanese construction company turns demolition into energy using something it calls a "big hat."
The widest bridge in the world, the Vancouver-area Port Mann span, is failing its debut in a spectacular fashion.
This could be the last time you see the San Francisco — Oakland Bay Bridge not mired in godawful traffic.
Incredible footage from the 1920s shows New York's traffic has always been a problem (especially when you're rushing to put out a fire).
Proof that any project can garner accolades if it's eccentric enough.
Coat hanger, bottle opener, laptop desk? A French artist shows that a skateboard can be all of these, and more.
For the festive week ahead, a government minister is warning Russians about the greatest threat to the country: themselves.
Grab tight your freedoms, America: The country's collective legislatures are unleashing a torrent of new regulations.
The man ventured into the eviscerated fuselage to retrieve a wounded woman after Saturday's accident at Vnukovo Airport, which killed five crew members.
Scott Hazard creates trompe l'oeil that make it looks like he's chewing holes through the fabric of space-time.
Think your commute stinks? At least there's not a freezing microclimate happening inside your public-transit system.
The 2012 International Poznań Ice Festival.
Also, Mumbai outlaws spitting tobacco on buses and Swaziland bans clothing that could tempt men to rape.