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May 6, 2007 - May 12, 2007 Archives

  • May 11, 2007
    Instructables has a tutorial on how to make your own Han Solo in carbonite chocolate bar. Basically you make a mold out of a Star Wars toy and fill it with chocolate. Slightly better than my idea, which was to kidnap Harrison Ford and throw him in a vat of chocolate.... / Continue →
  • May 11, 2007
    This has to be fake, right? There's a better chance I'll learn to fly by flapping my arms than this being real.... / Continue →
  • May 11, 2007
    I can do that too. I can also carry twelve kittens in my mouth. Yeah, I'm pretty special. / Continue →
  • May 11, 2007
    This is a miniature Jenga set that you can use as a keychain or attach to your belt. The entire thing is smaller than the palm of your hand so they even provide a poking stick to play. It's only $4, making it the perfect way to feel like a giant. Well that, or bathing in radiat... / Continue →
  • May 11, 2007
    They look pretty cool, but why do they all look like break dancing insects? Check out all of the hi-res pictures here.... / Continue →
  • May 10, 2007
    Golden Dragon Group Ltd's Ruyan has created an electronic battery-powered cigarette. The e-cigarette activates light and vapour, and even delivers nicotine to the lungs within 7 to 10 seconds. The cigarettes sell for $208 and are already available overseas. They're directed pri... / Continue →
  • May 10, 2007
    Witches! Burn them all at the stake!... / Continue →
  • May 10, 2007
    This porcelain plate has a gold crack designed right into it, recreating the look of a repaired plate. It's designed in the Japanese tradition of drawing attention to a flaw in the glaze by filling it with gold. Although for $550 you'd think the crack was filled with plutonium.... / Continue →
  • May 10, 2007
    I can't believe somebody actually took the time to make this. Although they animated Peter Griffin well enough to make a Family Guy fighting game seem like it might actually work. You can skip to the end after the first fight and feel confident that you didn't miss anything imp... / Continue →
  • May 10, 2007
    This is the Arco Valley Pearl. It's a 575-carat pearl that's 3.1 inches long and 800 years old. It's going up for auction at Abu Dhabi's Emirates Palace and on the Internet where it's estimated to get $8 million. It's pretty nice I guess, but it looks super deformed. I thought ... / Continue →
  • May 10, 2007
    I can't think of a single reason why you'd want to make your fingers look like they're smoking, but here's how to do it anyway.... / Continue →
  • May 9, 2007
    I don't know the story behind this, but it looks so neat I think I'll try it with my Ferrari. Sure, that means I'll have to cut my Ferrari in half and glue it to the wall of my apartment, but you say that like it's a bad thing. The rest of the images after the jump, and thanks... / Continue →
  • May 9, 2007
    For $99.99 you can get a set of four of these zippered wine glass which features a hand-painted zipper up the side and an actual zipper-pull attached midway. And if this isn't the coolest wine glass you've ever seen, you're a damn liar. Unless you're talking about that wine gla... / Continue →
  • May 9, 2007
    This is video of a tortoise defending its territory against invading cats. Didn't you know? After sharks, tortoises are nature's number one killing machine.... / Continue →
  • May 8, 2007
    Looks like we've got a competitor for Greatest Explosion Ever. I'm still placing it behind this one though, since there's no fire or shock wave. Or gigantic boner in my pants.... / Continue →
  • May 8, 2007
    digg_url = 'http://geekologie.com/2007/05/titanic_lamp_sinks_into_your_t.php';Similar to the sinking LED clock, the Titanic lamp is designed to look like it's sinking into whatever surface you place it on. Sort of like my home. Only that wasn't a design choice, I just happen... / Continue →
  • May 8, 2007
    TornadoVideos.net storm chasers Reed Timmer and Joel Taylor shot this INSANE video of a violent tornado from within 50 yards!!! We had to back up at the last second, and my cell phone fell out on the road and was taken away by the tornado!! If they really wanted to impress m... / Continue →
  • May 7, 2007
    If you don't mind looking like a total idiot at work, the EnergyPod is a great little place to do your napping. There's a visor to keep out external sound and keep in internal ones, such as snoring or loud screaming or whatever other sounds you might make in your sleep. Ther... / Continue →
  • May 7, 2007
    This poster explores the anatomy of Canis pneumatis, or the common balloon dog. Source... / Continue →
  • May 7, 2007
    See what happens when Mario leaves the Mushroom kingdom and returns to Brooklyn as a mushroom addict deadbeat plumber. Throw in a few ninjas and this could be a documentary about my life.... / Continue →