This is a picture of a scary webpage you can go to where that creepy woman there follows your cursor around and freaks you out. It works, I am freaked. I actually got so scared that I tried moving the cursor around erratically in an attempt to break her neck. But alas, cyborgs are trickier to kill that I had initially anticipated. Give it a go yourself, but be warned: you will cry, mess your pants, and put your fist through the monitor*. That, or fall in love. With a robot face on a website. In which case you need to get out more.
*Geekologie is in no way, shape, or form responsible for messed pants or broken monitors.
CUBO Scary Woman
Thanks to Jenny, the lovely bloggess, for the tip
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