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December 13, 2009 - December 19, 2009 Archives

  • December 19, 2009
    This is a gallery of blackboard signs from a coffee shop in Beatsthehelloutofme, Insertstatehere. Everybody who works there must be some kind of geek because they all feature characters you're probably familiar with (plus Gary Busey, because he's f***ing insane). Anybody know... / Continue →
  • December 19, 2009
    NOTE: Due to quality video editing, it takes a couple seconds for the picture to kick in. I'm pretty sure he's just shooting model rocket engines, but whatever, this guy attached some button operated rocket launchers to the sides of his motorcycle. Why? I honestly don't know... / Continue →
  • December 19, 2009
    NOTE: No real spoilers. Thinking about going to see Avatar this weekend but don't feel up to climbing the basement stairs? I'm with you. Thankfully, this five-panel comic sums up the entire movie. BOOM, just saved you $10! Don't worry, no need to thank me. Well, there is ... / Continue →
  • December 19, 2009
    Listen, just buy one. Sure she'll eventually pop, but it's better than explaining this thing to your parents when they come home from vacation early. Although admittedly, the Covergirl face is a nice touch. The one breast not so much. YOU HAVE TO BE GENTLE! Hit the jump fo... / Continue →
  • December 18, 2009
    Looking for a crazy-ass Star Wars hat to accentuate that lovely mug of yours? Well you're in luck, because Japanese hat manufacturer New Era just dropped a line of dome-pieces fresher than really f***ing green bananas. What makes New Era's Star Wars caps so unique is the fa... / Continue →
  • December 18, 2009
    For those of you not in the know, Panera Bread is a fast-casual (don't blame me, I didn't make up the term) restaurant chain that offers free Wi-Fi to patrons. And this geezer is making the most of it -- he brought his whole iMac into the restaurant and began playing World of ... / Continue →
  • December 18, 2009
    Have you ever gotten really stoned and thought about how insignificant we are in the grand scheme of the universe? I mean, sure God watches us like his little pets, but how many other planets and galaxies of pets does he have out there? Also, where did you get this weed? Thi... / Continue →
  • December 18, 2009
    Star Wars Weather is a website by Tom Scott that gives the current forecast in your area in reference to a planet in the Star Wars universe. For instance, where I am now it's cold as shit and miserable as hell, just like Hoth! And in case you can't read the fine print it says... / Continue →
  • December 18, 2009
    This is a picture of Mario that was created in a petri dish at the University of Osaka in Japan. It's proof positive that the cure for cancer is just around the corner. So, how do you create a picture of Mario in a petri dish? It ain't paint by numbers! (It might actually be... / Continue →
  • December 18, 2009
    Iowan (someone from Iowa, that wasn't word wizardry) Kris Marshall covers his truck with around 3,000 Christmas lights and supplies them with power via gas powered generator in the bed. And let me tell you: if you've got a gas-powered generator in your bed, the sex toys are ge... / Continue →
  • December 18, 2009
    How can you look at that preview and NOT watch the video? You'd have to be out of your mind. Or unable to watch videos at work. You know, that might be something you want to consider before taking your next job. Which, funny story: you're fired. Youtube Thanks to Camolai,... / Continue →
  • December 18, 2009
    The Keystick is a keyboard that folds into a stick when not in use for ease of transport and beating people. It was designed by Yoonsang Kim & Eunsung Park and I hope you know when I say it folds into a stick that that it's more like a ruler and less like a tree branch. Just ... / Continue →
  • December 18, 2009
    From the same maker of the fast food and breakfast cereal flowcharts comes the "What Beer Should I Drink?" edition (slightly larger version HERE). Of course if you're me, the decision is much simpler: all the fallen soldiers from the night before. Don't worry guys, GW to the ... / Continue →
  • December 18, 2009
    Tired of the Google Street View van catching you soliciting yourself on the corner? Tired of explaining to your wife who the man you were photographed with was? Enter the Anti-Google Street View shirt. Available for $12 (bumper sticker for $5), the shirt guarantees privacy f... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2009
    Have you ever seen a better reason to have children? I haven't. These strollers, designed by Chinese artist Shi Jinsong, are just the thing to give your little tyke a head start on surviving the zombie/robotic apocalypses. Which, according to my calculations, may actually ta... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2009
    This is a little gallery of superheroes in not-so-super situations brought to us by Super Not So Super. For example, this is Batman reading the foreclosure notice on his mansion/batcave. Also, his costume looks like shit. You know, I was so inspired by these superheroes doin... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2009
    Hell yeah Canada knows how to party! Now I know a lot of you Canadian readers are always telling me what a great time it is up there and how I should come drink all your beer, but up until now I honestly thought you were just gonna kill me and toss my body in a snow bank. I w... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2009
    This is a video of an old Jeep Cherokee being used to make a song by combining all the different sounds it can make (trying to start, locking/unlocking doors, door ajar alarm, etc). It is highly impressive/unbelievable. The sounds in this video are ACTUAL sounds from the Jeep... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2009
    OMG, Darwin is rolling in his grave! Non-Evolution of Playstation's Game Controller [autourduncafe] Thanks to Reaves, who, based on his intelligence and slight frame, likely evolved from a geek god. ... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2009
    I don't know if you could tell by the title but I was implying that I would tear that robotic bastard limb from limb right there in aisle four between the baby food and Maxi-Pads. Ain't no robot handling these eggs! The robotic assistant -- an advanced version of the Robovie-... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2009
    Snow Shorts are a pair of shorts that have a sled bottom so you can sail down snowy hills without lugging an annoying-ass sled everywhere you go. Also, I want it to be noted that Raphael there is doing it horribly, horribly wrong. You won't have to worry about carrying your s... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2009
    Remember when you were a kid and first discovered the magic that is blowing shit up with fireworks? Good times. Well this is a video of somebody blowing up toy cars in slow motion. It kind of reminded me of the time I shoved a firework down the back of a friend's pants becau... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2009
    Howard Boys (that's the guy's name, not like the Hardy Boys) went and made himself a functional steampunk camera. This is it. It looks old and takes pictures. Just like your grandparents on vacation! Howard Boys took things old school with this camera that he created himsel... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2009
    R2-D2, best known for having to put up with that whiny gold asshole all the time, is actually a pretty handy little droid to have around. He can pick locks, shock people, and even launch a lightsaber to you when you're about to be fed to a Sarlacc. Plus the guy knows how to p... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2009
    Ah, the nation's capital: where even a mustard sweater and your pants around your ankles about to shit on the sidewalk doesn't warrant a second look by anybody but a pervert in a green hat. Hit the jump for a zoomier picture if you're really sick.... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2009
    We've already seen a couple different approaches to improving the mousetrap here on Geekologie, both of which were questionable at best. And here comes another! God, just zappity-zap those bitches with laser vision like a normal damn person. Built by a bloke called Jake East... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2009
    For all you OLD lovers out there, I've got the feeling this photo is at LEAST 15 years late, but -- Jesus, has it already been 15 years? Feels like it was just yesterday. Hit the jump for another shot of Kurt and another, little-er kitty.... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2009
    This is a little gallery of LEGO Star Wars scenes on the planet Hoth created by skilled LEGO player-wither (this word wizardry is getting out of control!) Avanaut. And allegedly there was no Photoshoppery involved either. So I can only assume Avanaut knows a little bit about ... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2009
    In news that shouldn't surprise anyone, not even my grandma (who thinks computers are fancy televisions from the future), a recent study has found that the geek stereotype keeps women from pursuing careers in computer science. "When people think of computer science, the image ... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2009
    I'm sure you already knew that no two snowflakes are alike, but did you know most women's breasts are different sizes too? I know, I can't believe it either! Anyway, this is a chart used to classify which shape category a snowflake falls into. I posted a bunch for reference ... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2009
    Apparently some teenage mutant ninja dog (TMND) action is right around the corner for Yekaterinburg, Russia, thanks to a pack of wild canines munching radioactive goo. But it makes me feel so strong! The strays, thought to be former guard dogs, are said to scavenge for food a... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2009
    This is a little video showing what earth would look like if it had rings like Saturn. The first minute explains the orientation of the rings, and the next two show what the rings would look like from different cities around the world. It's pretty awesome. So awesome, in fac... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2009
    A female flasher who was showing motorists her own airbags (metaphorical magic!) ended up distracting one virgin so badly he ran over her. AAAAAAAHHH BOOOOOBIES!! Cherelle Dudfield, 18, rolled over the car's bonnet and hit the windscreen but escaped serious injury. The New... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2009
    I can never see the word "balaclava" without thinking baklava, which is totally different but infinitely more delicious and arguably my favorite dessert. Now I know what you're thinking, "but GW, I don't care what your favorite dessert is". But you know what? It's too f***in... / Continue →
  • December 15, 2009
    Some girl was on her way to Jerusalem to see where Jesus grew up and hang out with some friends but got the 3rd degree (like burns!) from Israel border security, who ultimately decided the only way in was with three bullets in her Mac. *pew pew pew* goes border security! I we... / Continue →
  • December 15, 2009
    Allegedly this is the new food chain. Of course, I call bullshit because anybody in their right mind who's ever been abducted by aliens knows they don't eat people. Jam Blu-Ray players up their asses, sure, but not eat. Now if you replaced the aliens with robots, then maybe y... / Continue →
  • December 15, 2009
    This is an old LEGO commercial from Britain. I mostly posted it because I love LEGO and all things OLD, but also because I couldn't understand a word the guy said and I could smell his teeth from here. Cool British LEGO advert from the 1970s [forevergeek] Thanks to Melissa, ... / Continue →
  • December 15, 2009
    This is a little funny cartoon. Funny in a sad way. Like watching an old lady with a flowery hat on trying to open the door to the thrift store even though the sign clearly states, "Closed on Sundays". The Chive Thanks to Captain_O!, who drives an electric car because elect... / Continue →
  • December 15, 2009
    As part of a campaign promoting Norton Online Backup, Norton is running a contest giving away free bacon-of-the-month memberships simply for lying your ass off and making up a story about losing important computer data. Piece of cake bacon. The rules: 1) You tell us your data... / Continue →
  • December 15, 2009
    This is a diagram of geek culture created by illustrator Julianna Brion. This version is kinda small though so hit this button right CHEER to see it in it's full-blown glory. I thought it was pretty neat. Although, admittedly, I was more than a little disappointed to not see... / Continue →
  • December 15, 2009
    Wow, that's really....something. But who am I to judge? I'm just a man with a giant Bubble Bobble level on his back. Which, for the record, WOULD FATALITY THE SHIT OUT OF THAT TATTOO. Toasty! Picture [azizisbored] Thanks to Gavin, who has a giant Raiden on his back and ... / Continue →
  • December 15, 2009
    Remember when IGN made a fake Zelda trailer as an April Fools joke? That was some cruel shit. But now a group of Zelda fans (myself excluded) went and made a feature length (1 hour and 48 minutes!!) movie called 'The Hero Of Time'. This is just the trailer here, but the whol... / Continue →
  • December 15, 2009
    Luke Jerram is an artist who makes glass sculptures of diseases (that's HIV there) to shed some light on the fact that most diseases, despite what you may have seen in textbooks, are actually clear and not the psychedelic tendrilled blobs of death you previously thought. Yeah?... / Continue →
  • December 15, 2009
    Lovely (and skilled) Geekologie Reader AverageGeekGirl went and made a little set of Strongbad Christmas ornaments for the holidays. For those of you whose parents just signed up for high-speed internet today, that's Trogdor (The Burninator), Strongbad and The Cheat. Now I do... / Continue →
  • December 14, 2009
    Would she look like this? Admittedly, at first I thought this was a ninja turtle with its shell on backwards, but then I spotted the helmet. Buzz Lightyear, right? I jest! Boob-a Fett. Also, what in the hell's that green thing standing behind you? Because I just put a $6 b... / Continue →
  • December 14, 2009
    Remember skilled sculptor (and handsome Geekologie Reader) Kalapusa's Piranha Plant garden sculpture? Well now the man behind the pipe-dwelling plant is back at it, this time with a trio of Christmas ornaments. In case you can't tell what they are because you don't know anyth... / Continue →
  • December 14, 2009
    This is a video of a crazy-ass veined octopus (Amphioctopus marginatus) running around carrying a coconut shell so it can climb into it whenever it feels like playing hide and seek with Spongebob and the rest of the gang. The octopuses eventually use the shells as a protective... / Continue →
  • December 14, 2009
    Damnit, Japan -- and just last post I was singing your praises about your breakthrough in upskirting technology AND NOW YOU HAVE TO GO AND RUIN IT. This hurts, Japan. This really hurts. DON'T TRY TO HUG ME. The mechanical doppelgangers are available for a limited time as pa... / Continue →
  • December 14, 2009
    This is a camera designed at the Nagoya Institute of Technology in Japan that features 158 individual lenses. Why so many? To take 3-D pictures of a candle flame. And here I was thinking they were gonna use it to look up girls' skirts. Which, you know they are! Japan, Japan... / Continue →
  • December 14, 2009
    Apparently there's a downloadable XBox game that's supposed to teach you how to talk to girls. Which -- so let me get this straight: playing a video game....to learn how to talk to girls. Folks, you better put your foil helmets on, the universe is imploding. "Are you nervous... / Continue →
  • December 14, 2009
    Because I'm pretty much the L337357 thing on this side of the L337 57R337, BOOM, two Star Wars posts in a row! Imperial Stout Trooper is (you'll never guess!) an Imperial Stout beer manufactured by New England Brewing Co. which, get this, IS BASED IN NEW ENGLAND! Did you brai... / Continue →
  • December 14, 2009
    This is a video of a husband filming his wife crying after watching Return of the Jedi. I wasn't sure whether I was supposed to laugh or not, so I did anyways just to cover my bases (you're out!). Women: can't live with 'em, can't just come over when you're hungry or need a b... / Continue →
  • December 14, 2009
    This is a little collection of letters children wrote to God. Some ask fairly thought provoking questions, while others just spout their ignorance like this little moron. LEARN HOW TO SPELL! God hates mis-spellars. Plus Jonathans. Double whammy! Hit the jump for a bunch m... / Continue →
  • December 14, 2009
    The Micro S'mores machine is a piece of shit designed for cooking s'mores in the microwave. The secret is its "Core Fusion Technology" which is a jargonical (word wizardry!) way of saying it has a plunger that pushes the marshmallow down as it gets gooey. You get two of them ... / Continue →
  • December 13, 2009
    This is a screenshot of some kid playing 'Christmas Light Hero' on the front of his (parents') house. And I thought I was a crazy Christmas decorator (I am, I wander around the front yard in my bathrobe cackling)! According to the Daily What, Ric Turner, a former Disney 'imag... / Continue →
  • December 13, 2009
    This is a teaser trailer for Halo Reach coming out in Fall, 2010. You should probably click the video so you can watch it in HD and get the full effect. It looks pretty bangin'. That's right, I said bangin'. YES I KNOW THAT'S NOT COOL. And neither is your face. Burn, no b... / Continue →
  • December 13, 2009
    Because everybody deserves the right to shoot animals, a 46-year old quadriplegic will now be hunting in New Jersey with the assistance of a mouth-operated 12-gauge shotgun. Jamie Cap, 46, was injured in an accident 30 years ago while playing American football. A head-on tackl... / Continue →
  • December 13, 2009
    Kayla Kromer, the maker of the infamous Hamburger Bed, is back at it, this time with a sweet Millenium Falcon joint. Which, true story, I once used to make the Kessel run in less than eleven parsecs IN MY SLEEP. Suck it Han, I own you more than Jabba did! Hit the jump for... / Continue →