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January 18, 2009 - January 24, 2009 Archives

  • January 24, 2009
    This is a Cadbury chocolate commercial featuring two kids with crazy freaking eyebrows. Allegedly the eyebrowery is all real. Is there a gene for that? And, if so, can you clone my childhood dog, I miss her. I'll tell you one thing though, I want to have talented kids like ... / Continue →
  • January 24, 2009
    This isn't just any ring, it's a special one -- for your penis. Makes the perfect engagement ring for when your member decides to finally tie the knot with Ms. Hand. A stretchy, orgasm-enhancing ring that actually counts your BPM - otherwise known as Bonks Per Minute! Slide t... / Continue →
  • January 24, 2009
    Chia Obama comes in both "determined" and "happy" poses, costs $20, and is probably the worst way to "honor" a president I can think of. Hit the jump for a comparison of the two poses.... / Continue →
  • January 24, 2009
    First we discovered Lotus Exiges are standard issue for Imperial Stormtroopers, and now that Vader blasts around in a little Ariel Atom. What next, JarJar in a septic truck? Or maybe an Ewok in a fur-covered Caddy with fuzzy dice hanging from the rearview? Oooh -- and a Princ... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2009
    I'm pretty sure this is the most homoerotically beautiful thing I've ever seen. WATCH TO THE END. Youtube Thanks to francisco, who once threw his partner 30 feet while tango dancing. She hit a chandelier. And never came down.... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2009
    Holly Crawford is a 34-year old sadistic dog groomer that decided to pierce the ears, necks, and tails of some cats and sell them as "gothic cats" on the interwebs. After being tipped off by PETA, her home was raided and she was arrested. She defended herself saying that she ... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2009
    Wow, wait till somebody beats their dog in the head or throws one of these through the TV. Introducing riiflex, a weighted attachment designed for the the Wiiâ„¢ remote. Soon gamers and fitness enthusiasts alike will be able to turn their Wiimote into a weighted dumbbell. Be... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2009
    Oh God, please don't shoot -- with your iPhone! BWHAHHAHAH! Let me guess -- you failed the police academy entrance exam again. The fashionable e-Volveâ„¢ Gadget Shoulder Holster is a new "carry all" shoulder holster that allows you to get all of your personal electronic gad... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2009
    Mmmm, bento: artsy AND delicious. Throw some Zelda up in the mix and, hello, side of lust! This particular box was made by anna the red, who was also responsible for some of the other ridiculous bento we've seen in the past. I first thought of making Link on his boat, but th... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2009
    Did I mention it was in the Great Chicago Fire? It was. 2005 Mercedes SLR McLaren, extensive fire damage. It has a lot of usable parts, including: * ENGINE *TRANSMISION *EXHAUST SYSTEM *MOST OF THE FRONT SUSPENSION L+R * FRONT WHEELS * AND MANY OTHER MISCELANIOUS PARTS. Scr... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2009
    I remember being super freaking excited about the release of Little Big Planet, but I ended up never buying it because I made my own Sack Boy out of a potpourri sachet and he's about as much fun and odoriferous as I can stand. Well Geekologie reader Kelli made her own Sack Boy... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2009
    This video is chock-full of slanderous lies and half-truths about the dangers of texting in an attempt to sell you little plastic thimbles to slip on your thumbs when using your cell phone. I'm only posting it because 1. I can't believe these pieces of shit and 2. I just love ... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2009
    'The Generic Escape Capsule' was fashioned by Australian artist Adam Norton out of an old wardrobe after he discovered it wouldn't transport him to a magical land where he could f*** lions and witches and goat-people. Basically, Adam included everything a person would need to... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2009
    This is a picture of an Imperial Stormtrooper driving a Lotus Exige. And you know, it really got me thinking -- why am I hanging with this ragtag bag of dicks in the Rebel Alliance -- these guys don't pay shit. I mean, Jesus, I have to use public transportation. Just saying,... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2009
    Want to build your own giant Atari 2600 controller lamp? No problem -- all it takes is some power tools, a shit-ton of skill, more patience than my girlfriend, and a month of unemployment. It'll totally be worth it though, right? No, it won't be. And yours will probably loo... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2009
    Kathy White hit her five-month old miniature Sheltie, Ozzy, in the head with a Wiimote when she was bowling with her daughter. Note: she didn't actually throw the remote, she was still holding it. "We had just got the Wii for Christmas," explained owner Kathy White, "so we we... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2009
    A Yoshimoto Cube is actually two separate cubes nested together. The technical terminology for the change is "the transformation of two stellated rhombic dodecahedrons from a cube". Honestly, I just like listening to this guy's voice. It's soothing, like a homicidal maniac's... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2009
    Air Guitar Strings cost $3 plus shipping and are an empty package that reads "Air Guitar Strings". Very clever. if you're thinking about buying them, here's an idea: why don't you give me half the money you were gonna pay, then we'll go out back, I'll kick you in the nuts, an... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2009
    It's a well-known scientific fact that aliens have a light fetish. So these columns of light seen above the town of Sigulda, Latvia can only mean one thing: they're here. Needless to say, there's a cover-up in effect. But experts are agreed there may be a more prosaic explan... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2009
    Ever wanted to put your own message on one of those portable road signs along the highway? Well now you can with just a little tampering and a whole lot of illegal! Unfortunately, because many children read this website, you'll have to follow the link after the jump to find o... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2009
    Holy crap somebody went and made the gun from Portal. I have absolutely no shame in telling you all I am going to steal the device, and then use it to rob a bank and escape the po-po. Developed by Aperture Science, this Handheld Portal Device is an extremely limited edition (... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2009
    MUST WATCH, UNBELIEVABLE ACTION. Wingsuits: just like being a bird, except no bird is dumb enough to do that shit. UPDATE: A cardinal just flew into the window. Superbowl omen!? Vimeo Thanks to The Jerk, Jim and Phil, who don't need to almost die to have a good time, video... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2009
    Let's face it, we all want our cars to look more like golf balls. But what's a guy to do? Simple, have FastSkinz applied! Fastskinz look dimply and also improve your vehicle's gas mileage. Now I don't really want to go into details (I'll leave that for the quote), but I thi... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2009
    I've got the feeling this has existed forever, but just in case it hasn't, here it is -- the $36 Beer Pouch Sweatshirt with Hood. Finally! You can carry around a beer while leaving your hands free to high five a complete stranger in the stands, carry more beer, or operate yo... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2009
    Remember Super Mario Land for the Gameboy? Yeah, that shit was hard. Well Flickr user revolvingdork went and laser etched the top of his Eee PC with the entire freaking game. Everything from the familiar layouts of 1-1 to the climactic battle with Tatanga in the clouds at th... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2009
    This wooden Vespa was made by woodmaster Carlos Alberto to show off his skills in the art of woodery. The entire exterior was constructed of laminated hardwood and, I've got to admit, it looks pretty damn amazing. But the question remains: is there a cooler form of transporta... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2009
    We already discovered cats have a penchant for Roombas, but who knew the little fish-loving shit machines love riding subwoofers as well? Not me. But, as is evident from the video, its like an amusement park ride for the little furballs. Toss some catnip into the mix and it'... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2009
    This is a completely unlicensed t-shirt from Fuzzy Ink that features a LEGO minifig trying on different heads. It'll set you back $16 if you want one and comes in three color choices: gray. Which head would you wear? I'm leaning towards the one with the eyepatch or the hook... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2009
    Now you can shoot things with better accuracy thanks to BulletFlight, a $10 application available for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Users can mount their iPod touch to their rifle, and then use the iPod's touch-screen to tap in details about the wind conditions, ammunition type... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2009
    One day Dale Lyle got a speeding ticket in the mail issued by one of those automatic ticketing cameras. It claimed he was doing 98MPH in his 14-year old Honda Civic, a car he insisted could only do 85MPH max on a downhill slope with a tailwind. So what did he do? He did what... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2009
    Evan Reynolds, 19, got his hand and part of his arm ripped off in a car accident and has since been fitted with an i-LIMB, a robotic hand developed by an Apple/Star Wars fanboy. The i-Limb was developed by a Scottish company, Touch Bionics, and has won awards for its innovativ... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2009
    And I'm not talking about their mouths either! Or assholes. I'm talking hole holes, like, holy shit(!), that cow has a freaking hole in it! These cows have been given a fistula, a hole directly into the stomach that scientists can reach into and study to see how certain food... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2009
    I know what you're thinking, "holy shit, we have a new president!" And also, "damnit Geekologie Writer, hit me the latest in time-telling devices". Well you got it, son. The Kisai Keisan is the latest in Tokyoflash's wrist flasherdashery. If you can add, you can tell what t... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2009
    Why you'd need a vending machine for a product that only requires hot water and three minutes to be ready for consumption is beyond me. Yet, here it is, a Cup Noodle (I always thought it was Cup-O-Noodles) vending machine. It's small enough to fit on a counter top, and incl... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2009
    Looking for a $95 wooden iPhone holder that looks like a hand? Well look no further, you eccentric bastard you, here she blows! This custom hand carved iPhone Holder is one-of-one worldwide! Wow you Apple loving friend with this ultra-exclusive accessory. The precise carving ... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2009
    Remember the first ninja cat? That was one stealthy bastard, was he not? He was. Well here comes another feline with killer instincts, this one demonstrating a technique for climbing stairs without detection. Now I'm not saying I wish my cats were more ninja-like, but I d... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2009
    The Wall AG is a Swiss company out to solve the problem of homelessness, particularly in third-world countries, with the Universal World House -- a $5,000 paper house. This isn't mere papercraft--the Universal World House is a $5,000, 390-square-foot modular home, outfitted wi... / Continue →
  • January 19, 2009
    Ever wondered what a keyboard would look like if it had Scrabble tiles for keys? This. Finally, you can sleep at night. This keyboard was commissioned by a couple of friends of mine from back east (NJ) who are avid Scrabble players. Most of the keys are made from real Scrabb... / Continue →
  • January 19, 2009
    The latest in a string of culinary assaults, Zachary Moir (now to be known as the taco tosser. Or, if he ends up doing time, the taco salad tosser) assaulted his mother with a delicious, meat-filled tortilla. When he refused to stop playing his X-box and come down for dinne... / Continue →
  • January 19, 2009
    The 56" Philips Cinema Widescreen LCD is a 21:9 television hitting the streets of selected countries next month. If you want one you can pay an arm and a kidney and watch movies in the proper 21:9 aspect ratio without black barring it. If you don't want one, forget you ever r... / Continue →
  • January 18, 2009
    The alien apocalypse is upon us! Those other-worldly asslovers have already started sabotaging our power systems, starting with most crippling -- yes, the wind turbines. The facts: The turbine suffered a catastrophic failure at night around the same time many locals reported... / Continue →
  • January 18, 2009
    We've already featured $19,000 and $300,000 turntables here on Geekologie, but what about something for the average guy -- you know, a mid-range record player? Enter the Angelis Labor Gabrielle Turntable. The Gabriel is made from aluminum, bronze and stainless steel and can... / Continue →
  • January 18, 2009
    I'm assuming the picture is all part of a really shitty hoax, but who knows. On January 14, 2009, in an internal Apple memo, Jobs wrote that in the previous week he had "learned that my health-related issues are more complex than I originally thought" and announced a six-month... / Continue →