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September 21, 2008 - September 27, 2008 Archives

  • September 26, 2008
    Note: Possibly still NSFW This is an allegedly safe for work porno video. It's supposedly safe because they've cleverly covered up all the action with cartoons. I dare say I found it more stimulating than the real thing. Especially the pinball scene. RAWR! Diesel: SFW XXX... / Continue →
  • September 26, 2008
    Wheeler Farms, near Toledo, Ohio, created a Sarah Palin corn maze in a 16-acre field. As you can see, it looks like a pretty shitty maze. Sadly, that didn't stop me from getting lost and circling her lapel for two hours. A face from ears: Palin is carved into cornfield [bo... / Continue →
  • September 26, 2008
    Not just a friend, but a great drinking buddy. Isn't that right, Big J? Dude, you're puking on my shoes. Youtube Thanks to Walrus, who's totally BFF's with the man upstairs. You know, the creepy one that never leaves his apartment.... / Continue →
  • September 26, 2008
    Yves "Fusion Man" Rossey successfully crossed the English Channel with a jetpack today. This is one small pew for man, one giant PEW PEW PEW for mankind. Rossy, a pilot who normally flies an Airbus airliner, crossed the 22 miles between Calais and Dover at speeds of up to 1... / Continue →
  • September 26, 2008
    Artist Jamie O'Shea's Vertical Bed combines two of my favorite things: sleeping. Standing can go f*** itself, because I hate it. I like lying down. The Vertical Bed won't save you from poking and prodding, but with sunglasses on, noise-canceling headphones, a neck-pillow f... / Continue →
  • September 26, 2008
    So apparently there are lakes of super-saline water at the bottom of the ocean. During the Jurassic period the waters here were shallow and became cut off from the ocean. The area soon dried out, leaving a thick layer of salt and other minerals up to 8km thick. When ocean wate... / Continue →
  • September 26, 2008
    Designer Fredrik Perman decided to jazz up the lobby of his new office with a little custom built computer casage. There are actually six computers in the setup, designed for serious rendering. The acrylic case doesn't have a top and sides to add some ventilation, and a bat... / Continue →
  • September 26, 2008
    Some guy went and made a rubberband shooting replica of Solid Snake's Silver Wolf pistol from Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots. The weapon was made from cross-drilled stainless steel plates and even has a laser sight and flashlight. I want one -- just imagine the dama... / Continue →
  • September 25, 2008
    That's right folks, ThinkGeek is selling this $30 Drumkit T-shirt so you can rock out with your high-hat out anywhere you go. Hit the drums on this shirt with your finger and they play through the built in speaker... simple but amazing. With 7 different drum sounds you're read... / Continue →
  • September 25, 2008
    paiTouch, an iPhone application created by Japanese blogger Technohippy, is a virtual breast. You can poke and prod it all you want and it kind of jiggles around. It's actually pretty crappy. You can test it out here, just click and drag the cursor around. I've got to admit... / Continue →
  • September 25, 2008
    They just crawl out the end of this thing. Note: Possibly NSFW depending on your employer's "watching videos of kids crawling out the end of a giant inflatable pecker" policy. Youtube Thanks to Romeo and Stephanie, who both agree a giant vagina would have been much more... / Continue →
  • September 25, 2008
    Imagine: You're comfortably asleep when suddenly you're startled awake by this creepy bastard leaning over the foot of your bed. What do you do? A: Bleed, he just stabbed you. NTUST's humanoid robot walks into your nightmare [engadget] Thanks to Julian, who, for two tips... / Continue →
  • September 25, 2008
    To celebrate its 10th birthday, Google went and made themselves a little interactive timeline so interwebbers like ourselves can see the company's progression from no-name to world dominatrix. What does the future hold for Google? How the hell should I know, I'm no fortune te... / Continue →
  • September 25, 2008
    Japanese manufacturer Prop is now selling wearable airbags for old folks and people who just can't stand for long. Its newly announced personal, wearable airbag looks like a cool fanny-pack and weighs a mere 1.1 kilograms (2.4 pounds) -- but springs forth in one-tenth of a sec... / Continue →
  • September 25, 2008
    Check it out -- if I jiggle my arm it looks like the die is rolling! Hit the jump for a blue arm of death tattoo.... / Continue →
  • September 24, 2008
    Now that's what I call a samurai! Youtube Thanks to Ben, who once kicked Leonardo's ass in a ninja fight.... / Continue →
  • September 24, 2008
    PETA, in their unending quest to make ice cream even more delicious, is urging Ben and Jerry's to start using human breast milk instead of cow milk. On behalf of PETA and our more than 2 million members and supporters, I'd like to bring your attention to an innovative new id... / Continue →
  • September 24, 2008
    This pinhole camera was made out of a skull by artist Wayne Martin Belger, mwho may or may not dress entirely in black and scrawl pentagrams on the floor of his apartment in virgin's blood. This work entitled Third Eye, a study of "the beauty of decay," uses precious metals ... / Continue →
  • September 24, 2008
    I remember seeing this a while ago, but for those of you who have yet to witness its awesomeness, here it is: some guy showing off his one of a kind antique recording. Warning: he says shit and the host of the show made me punch through my monitor. But still, totally worth a... / Continue →
  • September 24, 2008
    Flickr user roguebantha_1138 made this wicked LEGO Star Wars diarrhea. Welcome to Mustaneer! (it's not as distant as Mustafar) Basically it's a Rebel attack on an Imperial base and mining installation. About a year in the making, on and off, it is 75 by 125cm and all built i... / Continue →
  • September 24, 2008
    The Large Hadron Collider won't be doing any colliding until next spring due to a magnet failure that allowed a ton of helium to leak out one of the tunnels. Cern said the most likely cause of the equipment failure was a faulty electrical connection between two of the accele... / Continue →
  • September 23, 2008
    Thinking makes you fat. It turns out that performing mental tasks, like trying to solve problems while working at a computer, stimulates the appetite so much that people tend to eat significantly more calories than they burned while performing the "knowledge-based" tasks. Yo... / Continue →
  • September 23, 2008
    There comes a time in every child's life when they want a unicorn. And now you can get them one thanks to the $80 Plushkill Forest Unicorn mount! If unicorns aren't your kid's thing, don't fret -- they also come in deer, rabbit, moose and pony varieties. Collect them all! R... / Continue →
  • September 23, 2008
    Let's face it, drinking and video games go together like drinking and firearms -- a match made in heaven. So why not build yourself a video game bar? This oak bar hides four joysticks in a fold down panel in the front (picture after jump), which are connected to a PC and the ... / Continue →
  • September 23, 2008
    To commemorate the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birth, the U.S. Mint is redesigning the penny and releasing four new designs. That's them in the picture. The designs show milestones in the life of the 16th president: the Kentucky log cabin of his birth, his youth ... / Continue →
  • September 23, 2008
    I guess things got a little out of hand. Hit the jump for more of the disgustingness, as well as a link to a whole gallery.... / Continue →
  • September 22, 2008
    Mark my words: I'm never, ever, driving again. The Dumbest Woman On The Highway [break] Thanks to Calypso, who's seen a tow-truck before.... / Continue →
  • September 22, 2008
    Let's face it, no other sport has as high a PEW PEW PEW factor as good old fashioned laser tag. Unfortunately, a quality rig is pretty expensive. So what's a boy to do? Simple, make your own. This homebrew LaserTag game uses a cheap laser pointer combined with a toy gun a... / Continue →
  • September 22, 2008
    This is old. And sadly hilarious. I can't believe poor Wekweti can even use a f***ing computer scanner. How turn computer monitor into mirror? [yahooanswers] Thanks Roberto, but agrees it'll only work if you take a picture of the mirror.... / Continue →
  • September 22, 2008
    This is a video of a woman who ate a bunch of lead-based paint chips filming a rainbow that appeared in her sprinkler. She's convinced it's a government conspiracy and they're pumping something into our water/oxygen supply to run tests on us. Needless to say, I think she's on... / Continue →
  • September 22, 2008
    In a recent New York Times article, technology trend forecaster Aul Saffo claims that texting actually makes a person dumber. The act of texting automatically removes 10 I.Q. points. "The truth of the matter is there are hobbies that are incompatible. You don't want to do mush... / Continue →
  • September 22, 2008
    Stephen Hawking recently unveiled this $1.83 million clock at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. The frightening timepiece took seven years to build and is a tribute to John Harrison, allegedly the world's greatest clockmaker. The bizarre Corpus Clock visually explains that i... / Continue →