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January 17, 2010 - January 23, 2010 Archives

  • January 23, 2010
    The latest in flowing charts posted here on Geekologie, this graphic guides you through the process of determining if a dropped food item is still worth eating. Of course, it's completely inaccurate. When it comes to eating shit off the floor there's really only one question ... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2010
    This is another video tutorial of how to make yourself up like a Na'vi. Except this clown does it all in 10 seconds (with lots of cheating). It's also a horribly disguised viral for that Samsung camera. Of course, I posted it so it can't be THAT bad. Yes, yes it can be. Da... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2010
    Funny, I could've sworn there was a porn site here... 404 Error [epicwinftw] Thanks to Jackie, who didn't so much send a tip as me poach one off her Facebook wall.... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2010
    Holiday Inn, best known for putting me up last night and providing me with the sleep I needed to pilot my flight back home this morning, is now offering a complementary human bed warming service at its London Kensington location (pissing will still cost extra). If requested, a... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2010
    Red Bull sponsored Felix Baumgartner is going to freefall from at least 120,000 feet and attempt to break a bunch of records, including, but not limited to: being the first person to break the sound barrier with just his body. You're gonna implode, bro! This is a mission to o... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2010
    Looking for that perfect MacBook sleeve that says, "I'm not just a creative, I'm a pretentious creative?" Then you're in luck. Also, probably not that creative. Burned you just got burned. Called the BookBook, this $79.99 case literally transforms your MacBook into "an anti... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2010
    Using CAPS in text is the typed equivalent of screaming. I do it for emphasis, but my relatives tend to use it because they're stupid and want to make sure the latest "FW: FW: FW: FW: FW: FW: FUNNY ANIMAL PICTURES" chain email they've sent really grabs my attention. But appa... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2010
    You know how they say eyes are the windows to the soul? Well apparently a Pyrex plug is the window to your teeth and gums. Who knew? ...presumably refraction of transmitted light explains the visualization of both top and bottom teeth through the plug. Oh really? Well p... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2010
    Two Youtube Videos And A Motherf***ing Crossfader is exactly that: two Youtube videos and a motherf***ing crossfader. You can search Youtube for videos, then fire them up and PRESTO!, you're a DJ! Not a very good one, but most aren't. GIMME SOMETHING I CAN SWING MY GLOWSTICK... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2010
    You are SOOO into this. And so am I. IMPALE ME! Youtube (with a whole bunch more!) Thanks to Uncle_FUJ, who's burning his grandmother's wardrobe even as we speak. Smart thinking.... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2010
    As many of you may know, I'm a rocket surgeon so reading this clock is like second nature to me. But for the rest of you, hopefully by now you've figured out what numbers typically go where. The Geek Clock runs $25 and would make a great addition to your cubicle, right next t... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2010
    Just when I thought my dino-ribonucleic acids were safe, I get news that scientists have developed autonomous DNA-bots that can biped their little asses around inside me and royally f*** all my insides up. The walking device consists of a strand of DNA that contains a 5',5' li... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2010
    I just ordered 600 cases. Before and After Win [failblog] Thanks to yeahthatsme, Craig, Ijkabob, corey sucks at video games, retroprofile, Colin, Cloie, dcontard, Nedemai, lolpotatoes, FelipeMago, ed!, Clint, pdq and Justine, who all took black market boner pills and turned i... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2010
    This is a video of a Polish truck driver drifting his semi (sans trailer) for a minute straight. It was pretty impressive and definitely put those asshats in 'The Fast And Furiously Beating Off To Modified Civics' to shame. Per the video uploader: best driver from poland :) ... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2010
    You ever dreamed of seeing an iPhone case made out of a Game Boy Advance? WELL CONSIDER IT ANSWERED YOU LITTLE SIMPLE MINDED DREAMER! And I want it be noted who made your dream come true. No, not the modder. ME. I did it. And I'm about to do it again. Are you ready for t... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2010
    Allegedly this is a white blood cell chasing around some bacteria and eventually subduing it. Of course, I have no proof that's actually what this is because I'm not a microbioscientist. For all I know it's a really bad VHS copy of a Benny Hill chase scene from the end of his... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2010
    In case you forgot here's the original post. And now dude has started a website with videos of her crying after every movie they watch. Which so far includes Star Wars, Lord of The Rings, Back to the Futures I and III, Flash of Genius, 2012 and Marley & Me. Now that's a heal... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2010
    First of all, who the hell cares if you get four letters instead of three? Screw three pieces of mail but four -- HOLY MARY OF MAIL I BETTER HOVEROUND DOWN TO THE BOX AND RETRIEVE THOSE BITCHES! Secondly, this $55 piece of Thanko garbo doesn't even count your pieces of mail, ... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2010
    That's right, from now until the end of February all profits from Bungie's online store will be donated to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. It's Bungie's way of saying, "We care". And also, "Thanks for making us a gazillion dollars playing Halo". But seriously folks: for ... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2010
    I see you there, little ghost. You can't hide from me. Sure you've managed to every time I've tried for the past 14 years (you're so elusive!), but one of these days, one of these days. You know what the problem is? I always get told I'm "too nice". Really? Well I can't b... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2010
    Because I cannot tell a lie, I did (shamefully) watch 15-minutes of MTV's 'Jersey Shore' one time before setting the television on fire and getting kicked out of the bar (where's my show, MTV?). Anyway, if you haven't ever seen an episode, keep it up. But this is a video from... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2010
    Uh-oh, looks like there's a new Pokémon girl in town! Move over, Belle Starenchak, Lisa Courtney's got you beat in the realm of Pokémon related memorabilia (larger shot HERE). Congratulations, Lisa, you could have sent yourself to college. The 21-year-old, from Welwyn Gard... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2010
    Finally, we can all sleep a little easier at night knowing Waldo is at 76 Putney High St, Wandsworth, UK. But why is he waving? Did he want to be found? Or is it really *tearing off mask* OLD MAN JENK....woops. Sorry about the face, Waldo. Google Maps via Where's Waldo? On... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2010
    I can't even believe that. Granted I spend 26 hours a day staring at a computer screen, but I've also already come to grips with not having a life or ever seeing the light of day (I look like a much handsomer Edward Cullen already!). But these kids, they still have hope. Run... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2010
    Don't even act like you wouldn't swim in that creek. You'd probably even contemplate drowning on purpose AND I DON'T BLAME YOU. It's certainly not the worst way to go. Not the best either, but not the worst. These aren't paintings but true photos! Also everything you can se... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2010
    Looking for that perfect fashionable gift for the gamer girl in your life? How about a Game Boy tube dress? I'd wear one. And I'd look f***ing sexy. Textile crafter Amber over at Sew-Oeno is seen here modeling her latest creation, the Nintendo Game Boy tube dress. It's made... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2010
    Not to be a doubting GW or anything, but if you're gonna claim something's real, how about some photos instead of renderings? Hell, even a mediocre Photoshop job would help. Also, a deep tissue massage (I'll swear anything is real if you can make the pain go away). Is it p... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2010
    New research suggests that sitting for extended periods may lead to future health risks. Wow, scientists, wow (what did you really do with all the grant money?). Research is preliminary, but several studies suggest people who spend most of their days sitting are more likely t... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2010
    Jonathan Trappe went and attached 55 industrial strength helium balloons to an office chair and took to the skies above North Carolina. Just like a bird. After spending two years in training and upwards of £45,000 (~$74K) on the adventure, this was the technical project mana... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2010
    For those of you not in the know, Adidas is dropping a line of Star Wars sneakers, shirts and hoodies this year that promises to be ultra dope. I've been getting the tip forever, but I keep getting too drunk and forgetting to post it. It's worth your while to go HERE, HERE or... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2010
    I remember when I was growing up I only had one crayon color: stick. You had to really bear down on the paper, but it was kind of a brownish-green. Sometimes more brown, sometimes more green, but always ready to poke your eye out. Maybe your parents bought you things though,... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2010
    There comes a time in everyone's life when they realize that cupcakes take too long to bake and you need your fix NOW. At this point you may or may not burn your face off trying to stick your head in the oven and lick the cooking batter. Enter the Mini Cupcake Maker: a device... / Continue →
  • January 20, 2010
    Who's with me? This might just our ticket to becoming diamond gazillionaires by plundering Uranus (straight face, straight face) and Neptune's diamond oceans! But you will still need a rather large bank balance to purchase the Discovery Space Shuttle, which is being sold off ... / Continue →
  • January 19, 2010
    Listen, I don't know much about guns except for the fact that mine just ripped through my Snuggie's sleeves again, but apparently the US military is pissed after discovering some of the high-powered scopes used on military-issued rifles contain codes to passages in the Bible. ... / Continue →
  • January 19, 2010
    This is a video of a Japanese man flying around a television studio with a homemade jetpack strapped on. Unfortunately, I couldn't get the video to play here at work so I've had to rely on the word of my tipsters. So, give it to me straight -- is it as awesome as I'd hoped? ... / Continue →
  • January 19, 2010
    This is a tattoo of Pac-Man gobbling his way across somebody's knuckles. At first I thought it was just done in pen, but after an extensive Photoshop investigation I came to the conclusion that I didn't care and I'm posting it anyway. BOOYA! Pedantic Title: There Was No Dark ... / Continue →
  • January 19, 2010
    I don't know about you, but I'm manly as hell and I love watching football. And I, for one, can't wait to watch the Pirates walk all over the Red Wings in this year's Superbowl. *chest-bump* And what better way to turn your Superbowl get-together into a REAL sausage party th... / Continue →
  • January 19, 2010
    You read correctly, Earthlings, Neptune and Uranus may have shimmering seas of liquid diamond! With giant diamond icebergs floating around in them. Aaaand I just claimed both planets for my own. I'm gonna be rich as shit you filthy little peasants! The idea that there are o... / Continue →
  • January 19, 2010
    Because music is dead and so are the guinea pigs I had as a child, here's a little demo of the Misa Digital Guitar. No, not Miso. That's a Japanese seasoning, silly! And, not to flex my tubular internet muscles or anything, but I can eat a ball of wasabi the size of a large ... / Continue →
  • January 19, 2010
    Now I know what you're thinking, "Wow, a laser mouse that transforms into a dinosaur -- why didn't I think of that?" And the answer, my budding little inventor, is that you have little to no inventive talent. Sorry but your parents have wanted me to tell you for months. It s... / Continue →
  • January 19, 2010
    Now hear me out: you add some lights and sound effects, and then wear it while you ride around on your bike at night wearing all black. How cool would that be?! If you answered, "Ice f***ing cold!", congratulations, you won the right to buy me a Zima. Damn right it's coming ... / Continue →
  • January 19, 2010
    It was only a matter of time before Avatar killed somebody, and it's finally happened. Which is exactly why I haven't gone to see it. Well, that and I've been banned from all the local theaters for public indecency excessive awesomeness and killer style. According to AFP, ... / Continue →
  • January 19, 2010
    Party Rats are little light-emitting rings in the shape of rats you wear when you're high on ecstasy at a rave and want to impress the girl with the candy necklace on. Just remember: spirit fingers!! What? You haven't heard of Party Rats! You're kidding, right? They're the be... / Continue →
  • January 18, 2010
    Remember the homemade Blu-Ray laser-phaser I POSTED WAY BACK IN DECEMBER 2007? Well here's a video of the thing popping balloons from at least eight or ten feet. Ooh, ooh -- do my eyes next! Starfleet Command has discovered a planet full of vicious balloons, and Jay "Scotty"... / Continue →
  • January 18, 2010
    This is a little informational graphic about the different video game consoles. I didn't really bother looking at it for too long because there's a dog biting my leg but I'm sure it's chock-full of interesting facts and figures. Like, uh, women using their WiiMotes to pleasur... / Continue →
  • January 18, 2010
    Cole Blaq went and made some realistic flames out of LEGO blocks and lit them from beneath for a nice fiery glow. They look good. Plus, if you look closely enough you can see they actually spell his name. And for you those of you that are grammatically challenged the letters... / Continue →
  • January 18, 2010
    Professory Layton, best known for his series of Nintendo DS games in which he travels around solving mysteries with his young "apprentice" Luke, will soon be available in action figure form for around $25. I want him! But mostly just for that sweet top hat. OMG you think the... / Continue →
  • January 18, 2010
    Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day, everybody. I hope you're all having a good one and celebrating the inherent beauty of our diversity. And I've got news for you -- if you think you were created better than anyone else, you weren't. "I have a dream that one day this nation ... / Continue →
  • January 18, 2010
    When I was 12 I was convinced this is what the future would look like. Needless to say, I've had to develop some pretty serious defense mechanisms to deal with disappointment in the past 16 years. But I haven't given up -- I WILL be blinded by science laser aereolas. Or die ... / Continue →
  • January 18, 2010
    Today's $10 shirt.woot features robots breaking Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics. For those of you that don't know the three laws of robotics, they are as follows: 1. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. 2. A robot m... / Continue →
  • January 18, 2010
    This is Saturday Night Live's latest 'Laser Cats' short that aired on this weekend's program. And, unlike most of the stuff SNL has produced in recent history, it didn't make me cringe and wonder how the hell the skit ever got approved. I believe a congratulations are in orde... / Continue →
  • January 18, 2010
    Xtractaurs are a new line of dinosaur toys from Mattel that consist of a plastic model, and the capability to fight your dino against other kids' online in 'My Brute' style matches. Whee, My Brute! The whole set includes a sampled dinosaur and an 'extraction gun'. When playin... / Continue →
  • January 18, 2010
    Nope. Popular Mechanics Cover Gallery [popularmechanics] Thanks to Pete and Ken, who wonder why Popular Mechanics didn't ask me to weigh in on the subject. I'm an expert, I know things. ... / Continue →
  • January 17, 2010
    At first I thought this was Link and Wonder Woman, but that doesn't make any sense so I'm gonna go ahead and assume that's Zelda. And, in case you were wondering about my progress, I'm heading to the Sand Realm in Spirit Tracks. Oh don't act like you weren't wondering, you we... / Continue →
  • January 17, 2010
    Youtube user scorpiongold has spent four years drawing his own little fantasy world in Microsoft Paint. Currently the painting is 2.5m x 2.3m and filled with all kinds of wacky shit. Wow, could this article get any more eloquent? You could really learn a thing or two, Shakes... / Continue →
  • January 17, 2010
    Damnit, I hate being at the bottom of the barrel. I mean, we're not even ahead of reanimated cobbled corpses. That's just pathetic (I'll jump off the roof, you bring me back to life). Ghost of GW: Okay guys, little help over here. *eyes chart* Wait -- I'M ON TOP. Don't ... / Continue →
  • January 17, 2010
    Want to view life as one long-ass episode of Mystery Science Theater? Who doesn't, amirite? Well now you can thanks to these Mystery Science Theater 3000 glasses! Unfortunately, you'll still have to provide your own witty banter. Which -- let's be honest, nobody finds that ... / Continue →