A new airplane design dubbed the "Sky Whale" would be the greenest aircraft ever according to its Spanish designer, Oscar Viñals. He went on to say that the name is not final, because he doesn't want it to also be the most self conscious aircraft of all time.
...The only problem with his design, is getting it to run on something other than krill.
Two teenage girls from California who both crossed the country to attend Tulane University in Louisiana became room mates only to find out that they share the same sperm donor father. That's pretty cool, but more importantly, does that mean their moms are eskimo sisters...?
A fisherman in New Zealand caught a strange translucent sea creature which baffled him. Upon further analysis it turned out it was just a condom with extra ribbing for her pleasure.
Stephen Hawking has written a new paper in which he claims that black holes don't exist. He said, "if you think that's controversial, wait until my next paper, which will prove that the holocaust never happened."
New evidence collected by the Mars Opportunity rover has revealed that life-friendly water flowed on the planet 4 billion years ago. However, it is still impossible to prove that the life was actually there without a working time machine.
...NASA says the limits of the older rover make it difficult to be certain still whether life ever actually did exist on the planet, but the time machine they wanted to install would have been way too expensive.
A fan of Apple's iPhone recently spent six months with a Samsung Galaxy S4 to see whether he should switch or not. He said that overall apps on the iPhone, "not only work better... they just... look better." Which is basically how I feel about girls who work at Raley's and Bel Air.
In an interview with Self magazine, skiing star Lindsey Vonn said that she doesn't always feel comfortable with her body image, especially when she's at fashion events with lots of skinny girls. Hey, I would feel that way too if I was dating Tiger Woods.
According to a story on The Street, the five states most likely to legalize marijuana after Colorado and Washington are Alaska, Oregon, California, New Hampshire, and Maine. Meanwhile Florida is on its way to being the first state to legalize bath salts.
Scientists recently discovered a supernova that appeared in the night sky. The supernova was detected when an astronomer, "felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced."
...The supernova is a reminder that the night sky is full of wonders but more importantly, death and destruction. Worship the sun today, or die. (cut to Ricky and I worshiping the sun).
NASA is shutting down tours of the Vehicle Assembly Building at the Kennedy Space Center for renovations that will prepare it to launch a new Space Launch System or SLS. However, due to budgetary constraints, the renovations will be done by HGTV as part of its 2014 Dream Home giveaway.
A photo has been taken of the extremely elusive Borneo Bay Cat in Southeast Asia. The cat is said to be nocturnal, secretive in nature, and have a very low population density. We have a picture here: That's right, we at Epic Tiki are smart enough to make an Emily Dickinson joke!
A plumber in Louisville surprised Muhammad Ali on his birthday last Friday by knocking on his door and saying hello. The plumber got to take a picture with the living legend, which he said, "took a few tries to get down." (A lot of shakiness).
Big news today, Amber Heard, known to be bisexual, and Johnny Depp have gotten engaged. Depp said the reason he asked her to marry him is that she was the only girl who is into him wearing makeup all the time.
NFL Hall of Fame quarterback and former 49er Joe Montana said Friday that he thinks current 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick is great except for his pocket passing skills. After watching the 49ers take on the Seahawks however, Montana said he believes Kaepernick may just be color blind, as he couldn't tell which jersey was the right one to throw to.
Former MLB All-Star Vernon Wells will make $21 million this year despite being let go by the Yankees. Well's contract is pretty bad, but at least the Yankees didn't overpay for a brand new Ford Fiesta! (This guy...)
...So basically 2014 is starting off pretty well for him so far!
George Clooney recently played a prank on his friend Matt Damon by taking in the waistline of Damon's pants by small amounts every few days as he was trying to lose weight. Clooney later admitted that this prank is the real reason none of his girlfriends last that long.
An automotive company in Canada called Canadian Tire has built a Chevy Silverado 2500 with a cab made completely out of blocks of ice. Chevy said it was largely an impractical model as only Eskimo and Inuit peoples would ever actually consider buying it.
Kim Jong Un reportedly fed his uncle alive to 120 starved hunting dogs. There is something ironic and racist here, but I won't say what it is... I'll let you do the math...
A man surprised his long-distance girlfriend with 98 Instagram love notes. Within minutes he lost every single one of his followers, including his girlfriend who said, "It was a little much."