WingDipper Makes Dipping Wings a Breeze

All humans deserve the following basic rights: life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness and the ability to dip your chicken wings with ease. Before the WingDipper came along, the latter was considered more a privilege than a right. Thousands who feasted upon scrumptious chicken wings were forced to use subpar dipping cups that led to endless frustration, messy fingers and -- worst of all --...

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Man Sets Goal to Consume 2,011 Wings in 2011

While countless men and women rush off to the gym and order more salads as part of their New Year's resolutions, Ryan Hohman will busy himself consuming exactly 2,011 delicious chicken wings. Now that's a New Year's resolution we can get behind. Coming off his first week, the 27-year-old VH1 Web producer has chowed down on 38 of the 2,011, roughly 1 percent of his goal. To keep up with the...

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Man Camps Out in Lions' Den for Charity

If there were a contest for caring too much, James Jablon might win the prize. Seriously, he cares too much. Since Jan. 1, he's been living in a full-fledged lion's den with two wild African lions. His goal is to spread awareness for endangered animals everywhere and to raise funds for the Wildlife Rehab of Hernando Florida, where he works. Jablon, 46, plans to hang out, eat and sleep with...

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BeerBot Throws You Beer From Across the Room

In a world where many strive to come up with biggest, best and zaniest inventions, it's a rarity to find one that's truly practical. Ryan Rusnak, a Virginia Tech grad, clearly comprehends the beauty of ultra-utilitarian household appliances, because he and two other VT alumni, Josh Lilly and Graham Phero, developed one of the most sensible contraptions ever to grace planet Earth: the BeerBot. ...

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Keith Fenimore Aims for 'America's Most Recognized Face'

Meet Keith Fenimore. You've likely never seen his face before now, and you probably haven't even heard his name. Most people haven't. But that hasn't stopped this 39-year-old from pursuing his goal of being named "America's most recognized face." The idea came to him several months ago in one of those 3 a.m.–lightbulb moments. The premise is simple: to build momentum via various media...

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Fully Sick Rapper Sets World Record With Nine-Hour Rhyme

You may remember Christiaan Van Vuuren -- aka the Fully Sick Rapper -- from a piece we put together earlier this year. He's the TB-stricken Aussie who became an Web sensation after bustin' out some serious rhymes in a quarantined hospital room -- where he spent a total of 187 days before being released. Since his lonesome days spent in medical solitary confinement, he's made massive strides...

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Longtime Single Man Will Pay You to Find Him Wife

Last week, Paul Gutierrez came to Asylum with an earnest plea: Could one of our readers find him a wife? The catch? Our bachelor is 38 years-old, has never had a girlfriend and his hobbies include breeding hamsters. While finding a woman for a man like Gutierrez may seem a task too difficult to consider, there's a little something in it for the person who sets him up with his future...

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Speed Flying Perhaps World's Coolest Extreme Sport

Oslo, Norway, residents Halvor Angvik and Jokke Sommer are what we normal people refer to as "daredevils." You could also call them "thrill-seekers," "adventure-mongers," "intrepid risk-takers" ... or, simply, "partially insane." What makes them daredevils, you ask? This adventuresome team of snow-loving superstars finds joy in a sport dubbed "speedy flying." The term "speed flying" is cool...

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Illinois County Adds Pimped-Out Truck to Police Force

Crime must be pretty rampant in St. Clair County, judging by the size of the newest addition to its sheriff's arsenal. The Illinois county recently adopted what it's dubbed "The Exterminator" -- a 12,000-pound, fully armored surveillance truck jammed with video cameras, digital recorders and other police-related doodads. The recorders inside stream live video to the sheriff's department and...

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'Agents of Cracked' Infiltrating the Interwebs One Video at a Time

When Cracked.com's Dan O'Brien and Michael Swaim set out to create "Agents of Cracked," a made-for-the-Web video series on a low, low budget, they had no idea what would become of it. So, when their low expectations of success yielded an overwhelmingly positive reaction from fans who continue to plead, beg and petition for more, they knew they'd reached their shared life-long dream: to become...

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