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February 8, 2009 - February 14, 2009 Archives

  • February 14, 2009
    So the creaters of Warhammer went and made a real-life Space Marine Rhino replica to folks excited about the upcoming video game. And, also, to crush the hell out of some little cars. Per my tipster, Sam: Thought you might be interested in knowing about this, as it was modif... / Continue →
  • February 13, 2009
    I'm serious, lay off the Turbaconucken. But it's just so good! *chewing* Hit the jump to see a bunch more delectable treats from thisiswhyyourefat.com that will stop your heart before you can say NOM NO... / Continue →
  • February 13, 2009
    While this little gallery of cars undoubtedly showcases some seriously geeky automobiles, I don't know if they're the geekiest. I'd like to think the Zelda-mobile and the AeroCivic would be in the running for top prize. That said, I would still never be caught dead in one of ... / Continue →
  • February 13, 2009
    Note: Video contains a little foul language. Sailors, please ignore this warning. Basically these asshats stuff a suction-cup tipped Nerf projectile into a real gun, pack the thing full of black-powder, and shoot some guy in the gonads. It looks like it hurts. Skip to a... / Continue →
  • February 13, 2009
    This is the end of a rainbow as captured by Jason Erdkamp on his iPhone while traveling down Highway 241 in Orange County, California. Are the leprechauns in the back of that SUV? But Jason, from the Los Angeles suburb of Lake Forest, said: "There was no pot of gold, but I ... / Continue →
  • February 13, 2009
    People really search for the darndest things. Using Google auto-complete, you can see just how screwed up people out there on the web really are. And yes, these are the same people responding to your singles ad. Typing the words in bold will result in the following: • 883... / Continue →
  • February 13, 2009
    After 30 years, Batwoman is back on the prowl. As a redhead! And a lesbian! YOW YOW! Billed as a 'lesbian socialite by night and a crime-fighter by later in the night', she replaces Batman, who was himself killed off in a recent issue of Detective Comics, the publication wh... / Continue →
  • February 12, 2009
    Remember David, the little kid who was high as a kite after going to the dentist? Well this is him 20 years later after going to get a divorce. The video was made by a couple members of the Upright Citizens Brigade theater. I thought it was humorous, but possibly only becaus... / Continue →
  • February 12, 2009
    Two satellites in earth's orbit recently crashed into each other and caused a huge mess. "Cleanup in outerspace aisle 4!" Great, right when I was about to get off too. In an unprecedented space collision, a commercial Iridium communications satellite and a defunct Russian sat... / Continue →
  • February 12, 2009
    Per the Gospel according to Geekologie: And before the day of Valentine's, you will be blessed with an ox. And this ox will carry a sign. Of peace and love. And also, deliciousness. Jesus, quick -- water into barbecue sauce! Hit the jump for another very special Valentine... / Continue →
  • February 12, 2009
    NOTE: Video is clean version but still has lots of bleeping out since every other word is a bad one. Watch at full volume. This is the latest from The Lonely Island, the SNL crew that made a music album. The song, I'm On A Boat, is about being on a boat. Which *yawn* is not... / Continue →
  • February 12, 2009
    And all along I thought was a little plastic danish. Shows you how much I know (read: everything). So yeah, ghost of Karl Sagan: I know you're reading this, feel free to chime in and back me up whenever you want. At first, this polished object looks like an ordinary ring. Bu... / Continue →
  • February 12, 2009
    Ever wanted to pretend you were an ape? Well you don't need a novelty t-shirt. You just crouch down real low and drag your knuckles on the ground and grunt a whole bunch. That's what I do, and I, my friends, was a gorilla for Halloween one year. The defense rests. Anyway, ... / Continue →
  • February 12, 2009
    Mădălina went and made her friend a Chewbacca cake for his birthday. As you can see, it looks like a stoned Harry from Harry and the Hendersons caught in the headlights of an oncoming truck. Nice. Chewbacca Cake [duhlicious] Thanks to Cap'n Jack, who, despite his name, i... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2009
    Remember the iconic 'Hope' posters used during Obama's presidential campaign? Ha, how could you forget, they're burnt into your retinas the way -- HEY LOOK AT THIS! -- my genitals now are. Well the website obamicon.me has been kicking it for a while, allowing any Tom, Dick, or... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2009
    Is this what Mega Man would look like played on an Atari 2600? Yes, yes it is. And if you doubt it you can take the issue up with my fis--POW! He said you're wrong. What's that? Oh, and that your nose is bleeding. Youtube Thanks to Anthony, who claims he beat The Orego... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2009
    Wow. The bus seen here is one of forty in China used as a mobile execution chamber for criminals sentenced to death. And no, it doesn't run over you. The buses provide a setup for lethal injections, and the acts are carried out on streaming video so local authorities can obs... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2009
    In an attempt to prove that not all PEWs are bad PEWs, doctors at Tel Aviv University have developed a laser that is capable of sealing wounds safer and more efficiently than traditional stitches. The laser allows a wound to be welded shut as opposed to sutured, which makes ... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2009
    Somebody went and translated all of Zelda II into Latin for the three people out there that might actually play it that way. They also did the original Zelda and Final Fantasy VI. Whee. As many of you may know, Zelda II is a sore subject for me because it's the only game in ... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2009
    I thought it would be more. Waaaay more. That equates to 87 hours a year spent surfing for porn. A further hour and 35 minutes is spent looking at dieting and weight loss websites. The poll revealed teenagers spend at least three hours and 10 minutes a week researching to... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2009
    Let's face it, we all want to live in treehouses. Unfortunately, I purchased all the remaining trees on earth, so it looks like you suckers are out of luck. Hey, there's always telephone poles. Also, I will be selling acorns for $1,000 a pop. Anyway, this is a treehouse hot... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2009
    We last saw painter ricepuppet's work when he painted the wickedly good looking Domo-kun (that lovable brown man-eating turd) XBox 360. Well now he's back at it, this time with a Hello Kitty 360, and several others. Trying to get your girl into gaming? Try a custom painted X... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2009
    Pat Morita, best known for portraying Mr. Miyagi in the Karate Kid series, passed away in 2005. And somewhere, in heaven, he's still catching flies with chopsticks. And somewhere, here on earth (Las Vegas, Nevada), his widow is selling his personal effects on eBay. This happ... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2009
    Well New York Comic Con took place this last weekend and, surprisingly, a bunch of people showed up dressed as their favorite characters. Apparently it's some new phenomenon called cosplay. I have no idea, but I like it. I posted a bunch of my favorites after the jump (prett... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2009
    NOTE: VIDEO AFTER THE JUMP IS VERY NSFW DUE TO IT CONTAINING EVERY BAD WORD KNOWN TO MAN AND SOME KNOWN ONLY TO PIRATES. This is a parody news report by The Onion about some new Sony product. It's really funny if you love hearing people cuss or hate new technology. It's less... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2009
    Ever wanted to scroll a mile with your computer mouse? Me neither, which is why I just grabbed the sidebar and dragged it. A mile in less than a second! I must be Mercury, the text messenger of the gods. I want gold shoes. Anway, onemilescroll.com is a website where you ca... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2009
    Apparently now that the LHC has Google doing its bidding, it's taking it easy and won't become operational anytime soon. Unless September is considered soon, in which case, shit, I won't live to see the finale of LOST. The Large Hadron Collider could be switched back on in Se... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2009
    NOTE: VIDEO IS PROBABLY NSFW DEPENDING ON HOW YOUR EMPLOYER FEELS ABOUT A GUY TREATING HIS JUNK LIKE AN ATARI JOYSTICK. Wow, I've seen it all now. And, quite frankly, I'm surprised I didn't see it earlier. (The Joydick is) a wearable haptic device for controlling video gamep... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2009
    Ha, and all along we thought the Large Hadron Collider would be our doomsday machine. Little did we know it would actually come in the form of a free candy van outfitted to take pictures of the world's roads. That's right, as evident from these photos, a Google Street View va... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2009
    The currently conceptual 'Immaculate' prosthetic was designed by Hans Alexander Huseklepp and looks like a robot's arm. Am I running? No, but I am typing this standing up. The concept "immaculate" from Hans Alexander Huseklepp explores the idea of turning a handicap into a h... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2009
    The Isophone may like a giant waterbug banging your brain, but it's actually a device designed to provide uninterrupted peace and quiet while you're making phone calls. The Isophone is essentially a telecommunications device providing a service that can be described simply as ... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2009
    This is a test demonstrating what happens when a foreign object enters a jet engine before buying it dinner first. Wide Body, Blade-Out Jet Engine Test. Short video showing what happens when a foreign object such as a large bird is ingested in a jet engine. You don't want to ... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2009
    These $25 ties are made out of 100% synthetic materials, feature classic video game scenes, and can be purchased from a tribe of warrior women. Plus, they're absolutely perfect for the tech blogger who wants to pretend he's a businessman. I'll admit it: I love playing dress u... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2009
    Ed (not Norton) and Ursula (not from The Little Mermaid) recently got married and decided to tie the knot with a Rock Band themed wedding cake. As you can see, it's a not very 3D drum set. Wow -- I hope you stoned the baker, because I would have demanded that thing stand up. ... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2009
    Growing up, I thought He-Man was the perfect guy. He was strong, smart, sexy, and hung around a ragtag group of dudes all day. Does it get any better?* So why artists Alex Leighton and Marko Djurdjevic felt it necessary to re-imagine the hunk is beyond me. Alex sells his ve... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2009
    The brainiacs at MIT have gone and created a 'sixth sense' device, which is basically a smart phone/camera/projector combo small enough to be worn on your face like my fist. KA-POW! Also, it does stuff, and won't leave you bruised. The device...can turn any surface into a to... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2009
    Hackers operating around Grand Forks, North Dakota (not to be confused with Giant Spoons, South Dakota) have been issuing fake parking tickets in order to get their victims to download viruses from a website. Drivers found the following message on the yellow ticket on their wi... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2009
    This is a video of a kitten literally NOM NOM NOMing its chow. Just listen, particularly around 0:10 and 0:55. Was that not cute? It was. Not as cute as the picture I drew of a panther licking a lion with the words 'Interracial Dating' in a heart, but what is? This post ... / Continue →
  • February 8, 2009
    Ever wanted to covertly record six-hours of the inside of your pants pocket? Well now you can thanks to Ajoka's Real Lighter DVR Lighter Camera Hidden Digital Video Recorder Micro Camera. Jesus, hell of a product title there. The thing costs about $150 wholesale and "discree... / Continue →
  • February 8, 2009
    This is a chunk of cookie dough made by extruding individual "pixel logs" out of a Play-Doh machine and stacking them to form a design. Flickr user SeattleJonman has a little picture tutorial if you want to see the process, it's pretty basic. Now, if they just tasted like Gir... / Continue →