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March 1, 2009 - March 7, 2009 Archives

  • March 7, 2009
    This is a little gallery of scary-ass robots that want to kill you so they can mate with your computer. This particular model is called "My Spoon" and was designed to help people with no arms or really sucky arms to eat. As you can see, it's about to choke out Japanese Health... / Continue →
  • March 7, 2009
    This is a prototype computer case designed by BMW and Thermaltake. It's called 'Level 10' and would get the shit stomped out of it by my 'Level 80' Paladin. What a brilliant idea -- let's stop hiding PC components inside boxes, shine them up in stainless steel and black air... / Continue →
  • March 7, 2009
    A Japanese astronaut is set to perform a number of worthless experiments this month while aboard the International Space Station in an attempt to piss off taxpayers and win over schoolchildren. Koichi Wakata will perform 16 tasks chosen from 1,597 suggested by hundreds of peop... / Continue →
  • March 7, 2009
    Loyal Geekologist Martin has a friend (Jack) who made a cake honoring The Comedian in anticipation of Watchmen, which dropped in theaters yesterday. Also, they made some delicious Rorschach brownies, which I featured after the jump and have been staring at for the past twenty ... / Continue →
  • March 6, 2009
    This is a gallery of some of the best of Google Street Views. Most of the pictures are unexplainable, so feel free to make up your own story as to what's happening. Here, I'll get you started. "THAT'S MY BIKE PUNK!" Hit the jump for 14 more of the craziness.... / Continue →
  • March 6, 2009
    That's right folks, a real, honest-to-God product review from yours truly. It should be up in the next couple of days and will cover the Clarion MiND (Mobile Internet Navigation Device). Per the manufacturer: Combining personal GPS navigation and real-time Points of Interest... / Continue →
  • March 6, 2009
    Why? Because pushing little buttons with your thumbs is for little sissies. You need MAN-LEGS to stomp MAN-SIZED BUTTONS to prove you are a REAL MAN. *SHA-POW* Look, I just punched a hole to the center of the galaxy with my MAN-FIST. That doesn't even make sense but it doesn... / Continue →
  • March 6, 2009
    Want to play Beatles songs on Rock Band? Well get excited about September then, because "The Beatles: Rock Band" is coming. Apple Corps, the band's music label, has strayed from its historical aversion to digital distribution of music by working with Harmonix and MTV Games to... / Continue →
  • March 6, 2009
    We've already featured two different videos of people constructing the 5,195 piece LEGO Millennium Falcon, but this one is better. Why? Because LEGO minifigs are the ones doing the building! An ungodly number of hours went into the making of this video, so I'm really glad s... / Continue →
  • March 6, 2009
    Looking for a set of Pac-Man neon lights for your rumpus room? No? How about the game room? Well you're in luck, because eBay seller JNN2728 is selling them joints! There' a five-piece set available with all the characters you see here, or you can buy them individually. Cu... / Continue →
  • March 6, 2009
    Sure bubble guns have existed forever, but not BACON flavored bubbles! That's right, now you can blow bacon, chicken, or peanut butter flavored bubbles for your favorite pooch or small child. Dogs love these yummy scented bubbles. You can use these dog bubbles with the inclu... / Continue →
  • March 6, 2009
    From meninos, the same company that's bringing us tampon flash drives, comes some Photoshop/Illustrator picture boards. They're basically magnetic whiteboards that come with magnet sets that look like the various Photoshop/Illustrator toolboxes. The toolbox magnets for either... / Continue →
  • March 5, 2009
    I really have no idea what I just watched but it reminded me of Monty Python's Flying Circus. Also, I think it carried a powerful message. One about doing it. In space. Docking [vimeo] Thanks to C, who has actually done it in space and always tells me the story and it ma... / Continue →
  • March 5, 2009
    The McNuggitini is a cocktail inspired by the deliciousness that is a McDonald's (all clay) milkshake and Chicken McNuggets (which do constitute an emergency). Ingredients: 2 McNuggz (plus more for snacking) 1 tub McDonalds Brand Barbeque Sauce (plus more for licking off pi... / Continue →
  • March 5, 2009
    I just don't get it -- why take the chance? What's wrong with paying some pimply adolescent $6/hour to serve ice cream? You have to look at his ugly face, that's what. Still, I want the record to show that I am anti-robotic ice cream server. These Kuka industrial robots w... / Continue →
  • March 5, 2009
    Ron is a 73-year old who went blind 30 years ago due to mysterious circumstances (the article didn't say). He hasn't been able to see anything since. I'm talking nothing. Pure blackness. But now, thanks to bionic eye surgery, he can finally see the light (again). Did someb... / Continue →
  • March 5, 2009
    Saturn, the second largest moon-whore in the solar system (behind Jupiter), has been caught hiding another trick in one of it's outer rings. What a slut! The discovery of what appeared to astronomers as a faint, moving pinprick of light, was announced by the International Ast... / Continue →
  • March 5, 2009
    There's a robot war to be fought, and regular camo simply won't do. Enter Urban Camouflage, a new kind of outwear that keeps you safe and hidden from a robot's lifeless stare. Urban camouflage comes in three different styles: boxes, bags, and, um, file folders or something. ... / Continue →
  • March 5, 2009
    A new breed of mechanical puzzle is available for all of you who are tired of your Rubik's Cube, Ball or DodecaWTF. They're called MindStrat Puzzles, and they would drive me freaking crazy. Possibly to the point of punching a whole through the wall and catching the neighbor f... / Continue →
  • March 5, 2009
    Kenji, a third-generation humanoid, was programmed by Toshiba's Akimu Robotic Research Institute to emulate human emotions, including love. But shockingly, Kenji has gone haywire and will probably end up killing off all his love interests. The trouble all started when a you... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2009
    What could possibly be better than smelling like the original Star Trek television series? Nothing! Well, besides smelling like me. *WHIFF* Mmmm, chili-cheese dogs. Really drives the bitches wild. I'm serious, Chloe and Ginger are literally fighting over my shirt. CUT IT ... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2009
    NOTE: Video consists of the calls to 911. Not once. Not twice. But three times did Latreasa Goodman call 911 about the lack of McNuggets at her local McDonald's and the manager's unwillingness to give her a refund. When cops responded to the restaurant, Goodman told them, "... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2009
    This is a 1998 Dodge Truck that some guy heavily modded to look like a giant pink cat. A veritable kitty-magnet, if you will. It's currently for sale in Central Ottawa, Canada for $10K. I have a dodge truck cut in half to make this cat mobile. It has a turbo charger, air int... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2009
    The Aquapeutics (now to be known as AquaPEWtics) luxury steam shower has everything a person could want, plus a whole bunch of other crap, and a $4,300 pricetag. This spaceship-worthy shower is loaded up with two handheld showers, a waterproof LCD TV, a radio, massage jets, a ... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2009
    This is video of a fake video game called Wii Breakfast. It's similar to Cooking Mama, except fake and with way more peripherals. And speaking of breakfast.... OKAY, WHICH ONE OF YOU BOOZEHOUNDS DRANK THE LAST OF MY GIN? Youtube Thanks to Jillian, who is more than welcome ... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2009
    I know, it's been a little while since the last Tokyoflash, and I'm sorry. I never meant for it to go so long. I hope I can make it up to you. Here, here's some flowers I picked from the neighbor's yard. Kiss and make up? Maybe just a little peck? Okay, well how about a h... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2009
    Tattoo artist and casemoder 'givintats' went and made himself an Aliens inspired PS3 case. It was created "using hand-sculpted layers of epoxy putty, that looks like a hard metal when dried, often used to mend dented car fenders." Nice. And is there anything more awesome th... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2009
    The Pentaminx is basically a Rubik's Cube on steroids. But not the oral ones -- I'm talking the kind you have to shoot into your buttcheeks. While the original design was created by Andrew Cormier, the completed Petaminx puzzle you see above was cast and hand-assembled by J... / Continue →
  • March 3, 2009
    NOTE: VIDEO'S SUBTITLES ARE NSFW. This is a video of what R2-D2 really meant when he was beepity-booping and whirlity whirling. Obviously, the subtitles are NSFW because he's a pretty angry little droid. And can you blame him? The guy gets no respect. Like me after I rescu... / Continue →
  • March 3, 2009
    Now that's what I call a freaking hoodie. You don this sucker and evildoers will KNOW you mean business. Or pleasure. You can even zip it up over your face and see out through the mesh holes. Sweet! They'll run you $74-$78 dollars depending on size and are available HERE. ... / Continue →
  • March 3, 2009
    We've already seen a Master Chief Transformer here on Geekologie, but quite frankly -- can I call you Frank? No? Well surely -- ooooh, I like that, can I call you Shirley? And, I dunno, maybe you could do your hair up in pigtails and wear one of those 50's poodle skirts? YO... / Continue →
  • March 3, 2009
    This is a Wolverine punching bag. I bought one for my son. Blowing it up was my first homosexual experience. But it won't be my last. R Rated Gadgets: Wolverine Blow Up Toy [walyou]... / Continue →
  • March 3, 2009
    A pink bottlenose dolphin was spotted swimming in Lake Calcasieu in Louisiana. It is believed to be the only of its kind. 'The mammal is entirely pink from tip to tail and has reddish eyes indicating it's albinism. The skin appears smooth, glossy pink and without flaws. I hav... / Continue →
  • March 3, 2009
    These flash drives are real products from meninos that look like tampons and come in several sizes so you get just the right fit for your particular data flow. Having a light day? Go with 1GB. Flowing like you've been shot? That's a 16GB day. Available soon, the drives wil... / Continue →
  • March 3, 2009
    20-year old Acea Shomaker is a failure at life who shouldn't even be allowed to have a cat. I mean Jesus, just look at that bong. Pathetic. Deputies discovered the cat trapped in the device after responding to a domestic disturbance call at a home that Schomaker shares with ... / Continue →
  • March 3, 2009
    Let's face it: we all sit on our expensive sunglasses. Perhaps not everyone for sexual gratification, but whatever, they still break. Enter disposable tape sunglasses by designers Azumi & David. They come on a roll like packing tape and are perforated for easy detachment. Y... / Continue →
  • March 2, 2009
    Somebody's mother in Wisconsin found an old Nokia 6810 in a bag of freshly opened Clancy's Ripples. Wow, people actually still rock those old brick phones? Yes, people who work in potato chip factories do. The phone, which didn't work, was slathered with "greasy potato-chip ... / Continue →
  • March 2, 2009
    This is older so you may have already seen it. It's the scene from The Big Lebowski when Walter is beating the hell out of "Larry's" car with a crowbar. Except it was edited for television, making it perfectly SFW. Do you see what happens, Larry?? This is what happens, Larr... / Continue →
  • March 2, 2009
    Remember those $8 ice balls? Yeah, i bought a bag too. What can I say, I was drunk and my credit card was on the desk. Anyway, pi ice. They're ice cubes in the shape of the pi symbol. The reusable tray is available from ThinkGeek for 9 bones. I bought one, and I even went... / Continue →
  • March 2, 2009
    This rescue robot, the red-headed stepsister of this beast, was designed to rescue humans from areas firemen can't easily access. Apparently, the seemingly unnamed robot can not only carry a 110 kilogram person over difficult terrain with ease, but monitor the occupant's vit... / Continue →
  • March 2, 2009
    Juan Zamora is a man. A man with a '94 Camaro which undoubtedly has some Rad to the power of Sick flames painted on the sides. Anyway, he bought $26 worth of petrol at the station and paid with his Paypal debit card. Only problem was, Paypal reported he pumped $81,400,836,90... / Continue →
  • March 2, 2009
    Somebody went and made a Pittsburgh Steelers computer case modeled after the team's helmet. This is it. It glows yellow to make your room look like you've got a secret gold stash in there or the briefcase from Pulp Fiction. Sadly, I'm not allowed to watch sports anymore beca... / Continue →
  • March 2, 2009
    iClean is a 99¢ iPhone/iPod Touch application that makes it look like a dog is lick-cleaning your screen from the inside out. How precious! Currently there are only three lickers available, but more are promised in future updates. I just bought it! Best 99¢ I've ever spe... / Continue →
  • March 2, 2009
    Star Wars Weekends have been a huge hit at the Disney theme parks, and to celebrate the desecration of my childhood comes a limited edition of ridiculous looking Disney characters dressed as Star Wars ones. There's Don Solo in carbonite, a lanky Goofbacca, Mick Skywalker, and... / Continue →
  • March 1, 2009
    That's right folks, a Brazilian man held a 60-year old woman hostage for ten whopping hours with a Sega Master System Light Phaser. Captain PEW was looking to collect on an unpaid debt, and things got 8-bitty when the lady refused to pay. The Light Phaser, the light gun that ... / Continue →
  • March 1, 2009
    This is artist Bill McMullen's concept of what an R2-D2 boombox might look like if George Lucas had actually marketed some cool Star Wars merchandise instead of all the crap I still bought anyways. Unfortunately, this R2-Boom2 doesn't actually work, making it infinitely less u... / Continue →
  • March 1, 2009
    The Bacon and Cheese Stuffed Pizza Burger consists of the following: two sausage and pepperoni pizzas (serving as the bun), a 5-pound hamburger patty, two pounds of bacon, and two pounds cheese (plus an onion and two bulbs of garlic). And I think we can all agree: it could use... / Continue →
  • March 1, 2009
    This is a video of Bizkit the sleepwalking dog. You should watch it, it's funny and sad at the same time. SPOILER ALERT: The dog sleepwalks into the wall. I originally thought it was cruel, but then watched the rest of the user's videos and they film the dog all the time, so... / Continue →