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April 15, 2007 - April 21, 2007 Archives

  • April 20, 2007
    These Star Wars fans created a hot air balloon in the shape of Darth Vader's head. I don't want to exaggerate or anything, but I think it's safe to say this is the greatest hot air balloon ever made. Ever. In the history of time. Source... / Continue →
  • April 20, 2007
    This is a video of defense contractors detonating 100 tons of various explosive munitions. And yes, it's every bit as awesome as it sounds. ... / Continue →
  • April 19, 2007
    Piro model has instructions on how to create your own papercraft Star Wars mini figurines. Assuming, of course, you can either read Japanese or are really good at deciphering stuff. Personally, I thought these were instructions on how to hoola hoop. Source... / Continue →
  • April 19, 2007
    Don't like using your bathtub for bathing? How about for racing? From what I can tell Bathtub Racer is basically a go-kart in the shape of a bathtub. Which looks cool, but unless the bathtub actually functions I don't see the point. It's not everyday you see a guy driving a go-... / Continue →
  • April 19, 2007
    I Am 8-Bit is an art exhibit featuring creative takes on video games. You can check out the gallery from this year's show here. ... / Continue →
  • April 19, 2007
    Seiko has created a bracelet-style watch for women which uses high contrast electronic ink technology. It can be set to 'efficiency' mode which makes the display informative and easy to read, or it can be set to 'mystery' mode which expresses the time in a more imaginative, evoca... / Continue →
  • April 18, 2007
    Never piss off an angry man and his sharpie.... / Continue →
  • April 18, 2007
    I'm sure this serves a purpose other than making you look like a creepy pervert, I just can't figure out what it is. I guess it's better than having them hump your leg or, worse yet, pleasuring them yourself. Source... / Continue →
  • April 18, 2007
    If your idea of a good time is tricking people into thinking you've been shot, these blood puddle pillows are perfect for you. Well, not completely perfect, because I don't know how many people out there would believe your blood was made out of pillow. I know I would, but I als... / Continue →
  • April 17, 2007
    The Smart Cookie combines the concept of a Magic 8-Ball with the sass of a 12-year-old girl and the packaging of a fortune cookie. Included in its answers are: - Future sticky like rice - You don't wonton know - Answer sweet and sour - Don't mock the cookie - Try the eggroll -... / Continue →
  • April 17, 2007
    The Obelisk Chairs is four powdered coated aluminum frame chairs with white cushions and a table which can stack into one piece made out of woven polyethylene. And yeah, it's cool, but how can they justify the $8,922 price tag? For that price the thing should be made out of urani... / Continue →
  • April 17, 2007
    Ever wondered how to rip a telephone book in half? No? Well too bad, because you're learning anyway!... / Continue →
  • April 17, 2007
    Haas CNC Racing NASCAR team owner Gene Haas teamed up with Jacobs Engineering to create the first rolling road testing facility in the United States known as WindShear Inc. It's a one-millimeter thick continuous steel belt that rolls at over 180mph, and features sensors under t... / Continue →
  • April 17, 2007
    Samsung has released three new concept PCs that are completely different than anything else on the market. There aren't any specs attached, just totally unique designs. Personally I think they're awesome. Why have a boring old box for a PC when you can have this, uh, futuristic... / Continue →
  • April 16, 2007
    What if Mario was a real person? His life would probably be a little something like this. Sadly, still way more exciting than my own.... / Continue →
  • April 16, 2007
    These are the members of the State of Indiana Emergency Rescue Team (ERT) a part of SWAT training to do a breach of an entryway. Alas they use just a little too much explosive and they get one hell of a surprise.... / Continue →