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August 22, 2010 - August 28, 2010 Archives

  • August 27, 2010
    Note: This is only a small portion of the useful info, click HERE to see the whole life-changing thing. Finally, an infographic that might actually change my life. Granted it won't, but still, it could. I mean, if I weren't such a deadbeat. How about number one there, the h... / Continue →
  • August 27, 2010
    South Wales has built three mesh bridges to help protect the threatened dormouse (save it for the titmouse, God!) from being mushed by passing cars. Now listen: I'm all for the protection of animals from human expansion, but $300K? I'm pretty sure we could have come up with s... / Continue →
  • August 27, 2010
    This is a video of a robot that's been programmed to match socks. And by match socks I obviously mean play with a man's dingus. If you don't believe me, just watch the video. Then try to tell me you didn't just witness the ol' two-handed tug OF PENILE DESTRUCTION. *wiener s... / Continue →
  • August 27, 2010
    Seen here practicing its pews, an unmanned robotic death & destruction copter went rogue while flying around Washington DC. I suspect it was coming to my old apartment. Thank God I never forwarded my mail! A software error, combined with an unfortunate user action, led to a ... / Continue →
  • August 27, 2010
    Hoho, looks like this person already beat you to it, Nike. You're too slow on the draw. Also, the kick. Foot joke! Uh-oh, here comes another: Middle Toe: Where the hell have you been? We've been worried sick! Big Toe: At the market, dummy. Oooooh -- is that roast beef?! ... / Continue →
  • August 27, 2010
    Carlashes are eyelashes for your car (to compliment the thong). They're $25/pair (plus an extra $20 if you want crystal-stud "eyeliner"), and aimed at the women who already have enough trouble driving without constantly wondering if everybody is noticing how cute their car loo... / Continue →
  • August 27, 2010
    That's right folks, deep-fried beer pockets. Finally, a reason to live again! Ever since the inauguration five years ago of the Big Tex Choice Awards at the Texas State Fair, food vendors have been deep-frying the impossible in their pursuit of the Most Creative and Best Tast... / Continue →
  • August 27, 2010
    Some moron decided it would be a good idea to attempt stealing holy gas from a church van. Only problem is, Jesus wasn't having it. BURN HEATHEN, BUUUUURN! Blake King, 24, was reported in stable condition Wednesday in Vanderbilt University Hospital's Burn Center. Evansvill... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2010
    Note: Much larger version HERE in case you're actually an optometrist and want to print it out and use it. This is a sci-fi eye chart. WTF's a sci-fi eye chart? I'm glad you asked, because now I have the perfect opportunity to try out this new copy/paste feature my teacher j... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2010
    Note: This is a long one. Full-length graphic HERE. Did you know meme rhymes with dream? I did not. I always thought it was pronounced yo momma! Hoho -- she's so fat she jumped and got stuck! Just kidding, I like your parents. Unless you don't like one or both of them, in... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2010
    Not cool, Field Center for Children's Policy, Practice & Research, not cool. GRAPHIC DESIGN IS TOO GRAPHIC. The Most Unfortunate Logo Ever [buzzfeed] Thanks to Kristen, who agrees there's a time and place for clip art, and this is it.... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2010
    This is a t-shirt designed by BattleTankBob that's up for voting with the hope that Threadless will actually print them. Which, if they did, I'd probably buy. And not just because I really hope it comes with that fake mustache, but I am considering moonlighting as a private e... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2010
    I slang slogans like weight, son! Ooor like a bowling ball in a pillow case. GW Wrecking Services: I'll f*** your walls all up. Just sayin' ad agencies, I am an independent contractor. Anyway, $20 Stay Puft Caffeinated Gourmet Marshmallows from ThinkGeek. Delicious gourm... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2010
    This is allegedly a cloud shaped like a dinosaur. Personally, I don't see it. What I do see is Kermit about to eat a penis. Which is erotic in it's own amphibious puppetry way, just not dino hot. *clears throat* Moving on. Dinosaur-Shaped Cloud? Photo of the Day [blisstree... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2010
    This is an awesome live-action commercial for Metroid: Other M, which is dropping next week on the Wii. What's the other M? MOTHERBRAIN! Or maybe just mother. Or -- OR -- Moosetracks ice cream. Yes I just crushed a whole gallon and have the feeling it's gonna be a soupy st... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2010
    A Polish man was shot in the head on New Year's Eve 2005 and only recently discovered the bullet and had it removed. *no Polish jokes, no Polish jokes, no Polish jokes* HARD...TO...RESIST. Robert Chojecki was partying on New Years Eve five years ago in the German town of Hern... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2010
    Note: This is only a small, unreadable portion of the infographic, click HERE to see the whole thing in stunning 3-D. Fine, FINE -- 2-D. This is an infographic all about Apple. I thought it was pretty interesting. And by pretty interesting I mean I would have been just as... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2010
    This is a video of a rice cooker that sits 1256 meters (~3/4 mile) below sea level off the coast of British Columbia (you thought we wouldn't find out, didn't you, littering Chinese restaurant?!). As you can see, a crab stands guard on top. But what's inside? Treasure? Davy... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2010
    Note: Highest-res version available HERE. This is a picture of the internet as represented by the icons of the most visited websites, with each icon's size depending on how popular the particular site is (specifically, the site's reach). For example, Geekologie's icon is 208 ... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2010
    Earth, wind and fire tornadoes. This is what the apocalypse looks like. "Oh really? Then where are all the make-believe killer robots you're always crying about, GW?" Above, you dumbass! A 'fire tornado' has been caught on camera in the Brazilian municipality of Aracatuba,... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2010
    WARNING: NSFW uncensored shot after the jump cannot be unseen I don't care how much you drink (I'm already past a gallon and can still see them when I close my eyes). Zombi Art Dildos from Necronomicox (terrifying name BTW) are exactly what they sound like: fake zombie wieners... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2010
    I'm gonna stab a Bear! Get it? Cause dude's nickname is Bear. From now on I'm going by Dragonlord aside, this is the official Bear Grylls Survival Series Ultimate Knife by Gerber ($60). I want one. Because, let's face it, there are two kinds of guys in this world: Sissy-b... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2010
    When there's something strange someone getting stabbed in your neighborhood prisonyard, who you gonna call? Ghostbusters. The Excruciating Pain Laser Ray-Gun. Hoho, look at those perps burn! An advanced laser weapon that feels like a painful blast of hot air is to be used in... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2010
    Some unknown Mario Kart lover went and spraypainted symbols from the game in one of Portland's bike lanes. Why? Cause that shit's poppin', son! Almost makes me want to get a bicycle. Ooooor just drive my car in the bike lane. Look out Lance, daddy's got a blue shell! Hit ... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2010
    Note: Higher-res screen shot I took myself HERE. This is a really pretty blouse (Is it a blouse? I have no idea) from JC Penney that has a 'Chewbacca Pink' color option. If you don't believe me you can go to JC Penney yourself HERE or just take my word before because I'm trus... / Continue →
  • August 24, 2010
    The Bufalino, designed by Cornelius Comanns (great name) is a little three-wheeled camper made for a single person. Or two if you like things cozy. Like, really cozy. I'm talking privates touching cozy (the best kind). the minimalist construction is based on the existing pi... / Continue →
  • August 24, 2010
    If you haven't seen this yet it's a video of some folks that were hired by the city of Barcelona to help remove pigeons from the city and thus reduce the flying rat's fecal impact on buildings and landmarks. And this is how they do it: with some sort of magic net-gun, possibly... / Continue →
  • August 24, 2010
    This is some Russian man's giant CPU collection laid out on the bed he pretends to have sex in. Great job, guy. I collect baby teeth bottle caps! Largest private collection of CPUs has been discovered upon one Russian guy has posted a message on a forum. His message says "her... / Continue →
  • August 24, 2010
    Faith Pearson is an artist. An artist who made a bunch of little sci-fi scenes out of used ink cartridges. Now I know what you're wondering, "but why?" Good question, but why do people do anything? To get laid. For fame and fortune. I have no idea. Seriously, I wouldn't ... / Continue →
  • August 24, 2010
    Ever wonder what time of the day people opt for "private" internet browsing? Well wonder no more thanks to these graphs depicting what times and for how long Firefox users lurk for pr0n in private mode. Me? Nonstop. The Mozilla Firefox metrics blog just published detailed d... / Continue →
  • August 24, 2010
    Ninjabread Men are ninja-shaped cookie cutters from Fred & Friends so you can stage little cookie fights in your highchair while mommy fixes dinner. Just don't knock over your sippy cup! These stealthy warriors are set to sneak into your kitchen and stage a cookie coup! Cut, ... / Continue →
  • August 24, 2010
    This is closed circuit security footage of some evil-ass witch petting a kitten named Lola on the sidewalk before dropping the cat in a trashcan and scurrying off like the piece of shit that she is. Allegedly Lola (who's back home safe) spent 16 hours in the bin before being f... / Continue →
  • August 24, 2010
    Bacon that cooks in a toaster: genius. Bacon that cooks in a trashcan: gross. But all in all still a pretty good idea. Reddi-Bacon (1964) was precooked and there was very little extra fat involved when the foil packets were heated. However, there was occasional slight leakin... / Continue →
  • August 23, 2010
    This is a video of some guy about to set his parents' living room ablaze with his homemade flamethrowing trombone (don't be jealous, Lady GaGa!). And yes, from now on he will be known as the flameboner. Also, the guy in the marching band that set all the baton twirlers on fir... / Continue →
  • August 23, 2010
    This is a picture of a super-massive black hole erupting and spewing all kinds of outerspace shit everywhere. How massive is super-massive? Try six billion times bigger than our sun. I told you that dim bastard was a runt! This is a composite of two images, one taken in rad... / Continue →
  • August 23, 2010
    Remember last week's chart-topping 'F*** Me, Ray Bradbury' music video by Rachel Bloom? Well this is a picture of the man himself (who turned 90 yesterday and allegedly hates the interwebs) watching it. As you can see, it looks like he's having a heart attack. Ooor a bowel m... / Continue →
  • August 23, 2010
    I can barely sit in traffic for five minutes without screaming and threatening to kill everyone else around me, but nine days? I'd nuke the entire damn planet. Shit, the moon too. What?! I'm not crapping in the backseat again! Thousands of vehicles were bogged down Monday i... / Continue →
  • August 23, 2010
    This is a video of some lunatic talking about elves and how you can attract them with pineapples and chopsticks and a million other things he came up with in his LSD-riddled mind. Say -- did you know elves are the official caretakers of the unicorns? I'm not even kidding, he ... / Continue →
  • August 23, 2010
    Note: This is only a few of the characters, click HERE to see the entire wide-ass graphic with a ton more sprite-y superheroes. DeviantARTist suzuran went and created this giant montage of Marvel characters as Mega Man/Mega Man bosses. I thought it was fairly impressive. Gra... / Continue →
  • August 23, 2010
    This is a little gallery of make-believe Facebook updates made by Pokémon monsters. Or maybe they're real, I don't know. Just because you've never seen a Pokémon in real life doesn't mean they don't exist, amirite? No, I'm not. Otherwise we'd all believe in leprechauns de... / Continue →
  • August 23, 2010
    This is Ken from the Street Fighter franchise conjuring up a very special hadouken for an unsuspecting fisherman. It actually makes perfect sense if you think about. Because Ken fights at the docks. "Wonderful observation GW" aside, at least now Chun Li's lightning-kick isn'... / Continue →