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This Backyard Hot Wheels Course Has Turbo Boosters and Its Amazing

When it comes to epic marble runs and crazy Hot Wheels courses, 5 Mad Movie Makers is the channel for you. This wild backyard course features 6 “launches”, and was filmed in 13 sections and stitched together with cuts at turns, tunnels and boosts to appear as one take. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/backyard-hot-wheels-course-with-turbo-boosters/

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GoPro launches new Hero8 Black and MAX action cameras

GoPro has released new versions of both its hero line, and its newer 360-degree ruggedized action cameras. The $399 GoPro Hero8 Black’s most significant change is that it gains a new body design that incorporates GoPro’s signature mounting system right into the case, so that you no longer need add-on frames to attach it to selfie sticks, suction mounts, body mounts and more. The GoPro Hero8 Black shoots at resolution between 1080p and 4K, and also gains HyperSmooth 2.0, the aptly named second generation version of GoPro’s proprietary digital stabilization…

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Running With the Wild White Horses of Camargue

The Camargue horse is an ancient breed of horse indigenous to the Camargue area in southern France. Its origins remain relatively unknown, although it is generally considered one of the oldest breeds of horses in the world. Wild white (actually semi-feral) Camargue horses galloping through water has become a popular and romantic image of the region. And for good reason, just look at the GoPro video above and tell me that’s not majestic. You can learn more about these horses and the region they come from here. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/running-with-the-wild-white-horses-of-camargue/

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19 Fresh Weekly Deals on Gaming PCs, Camping Gear, and More

This week was a great week in Gadget Land. Not only did Apple release a new desktop and new AirPods, it released the latest version of its beloved iPad Mini and iPad Air. Amazon also issued its latest Kindle ebook reader, and it costs less than $100. But while we wait for our credit cards to clear and our shipping boxes to arrive, we found 19 of our favorite deals on a great drone, a very affordable backpacking bundle, and much more. If you're gearing up for your spring adventures,…

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Seal Slaps Kayaker in the Face with Octopus

Kyle Mulinder was kayaking off the coast of KaikÅura in the South Island of New Zealand when he was slapped in the face by an octopus wielded by a seal. According to The Guardian, ‘the seas off the coast of KaikÅura are renowned for their marine life, drawn to the region by the 50km-long KaikÅura canyon, which creates an unusual series of sea currents that sustains a rich food chain.’ The video clip was first seen on Taiyo Masuda’s Instagram page but has since spread online after going viral on…

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This Wingsuit POV Through a Cloud Tunnel is Blowing My Mind

Wingsuit pilots Luke Rogers and Chris Byrnes dive into an epic ‘cloud tunnel’ on their jump with Skydive Ramblers in Toogoolawah, Australia. The surreal footage was captured with a 360 view on a GoPro Fusion. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/wingsuit-pov-through-a-cloud-tunnel/

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Guy Finds Iguana Swimming 4 Miles Offshore and Brings Him Back to Land

Steve from Key West Kayak Fishing was coming in from an offshore fishing trip when he noticed a weird shaped object floating in the distance. On YouTube he explains: All I could see were the multiple fins running down its back so I though it was some sort of palm frond, but it just didn’t look right. I ended up stopping and noticed that it started swimming. It was pretty crazy seeing this guy so far out. I have seen plenty swimming around the islands, but never one that far…

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