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August 29, 2010 - September 4, 2010 Archives

  • September 4, 2010
    This is a video of somebody's grandpa blowing giant-ass bubbles on the beach and them popping in slow motion. It's mesmerizing. I mean, come on -- who doesn't love bubbles? Exactly, only devil worshipers and Bubble Boy. Anyway, I assume this is some sort of viral ad for Can... / Continue →
  • September 4, 2010
    Duke Nukem Forever, the game that was never meant to be, is allegedly back in development and on track for a 2011 release for PC, XBox and PS3. Wait a minute -- is it April 1st already? Take Two Interactive Software pulled off one of the video game world's biggest surprises F... / Continue →
  • September 3, 2010
    As young Ryan here has hopefully learned, the way something sounds when spoken aloud (or in your head) doesn't always translate smoothly to the written word. That, or he was actually banging a dude in the hot tub. Which: BT, DT, not accepting premixed drinks from those Jersey... / Continue →
  • September 3, 2010
    Ever wonder how the Caped Crusader spends a night off from fighting crime? Well wonder no more thanks to this first-of-its-kind look into Batman after-hours. Is he gonna wax the Batmobile? Update his Facebook and LinkedIn profiles? Get drunk and go on a crime spree only to ... / Continue →
  • September 3, 2010
    Treadmillasaurus Rex has all the prerequisites for an awesome video game: dinosaurs, lasers, spikey balls, confetti, party lights, fancy hats, and exercise. Kidding, it could actually do without the exercise. Me? Not so much. My love handles monkey bars aside, give it a play... / Continue →
  • September 3, 2010
    "Holla back at my wall, son!" Picture [pegamixels] and Geekologie's Facebook Page Thanks to Ashley, who drove a Myspace Corolla until she realized Myspace was a dead horse and drove it into a lake.... / Continue →
  • September 3, 2010
    Note: Video is after the jump because these beats are so fresh they'd make the front page look rotten. This is a little composition by Eclectic Method appropriately titled '8-Bit Mixtape'. It's basically a bunch of beats and audio effects from old video games strung together ... / Continue →
  • September 3, 2010
    What, no "These Books Have Three-Tittied Alien Chicks Wielding Swords In Spaceships on Their Covers" section? Amazon it is. How To Sell Books [buzzfeed] Thanks to Karsten, who only buys books for their cover art. Who doesn't?!... / Continue →
  • September 3, 2010
    Note: Video is after the jump because this guy is waaay too trippin' me out to be on the front page. This is a new commercial for Windows Live Photo Gallery featuring the guy from the double rainbow video. And let me tell you: it was a real treat to finally be able to put a f... / Continue →
  • September 3, 2010
    This is the Bubble Nebula, located in the Cassiopeia constellation, over 11,000 light-years away. Which, I think we can all agree, would make one hell of a road trip. OMG I SWEAR IF I HEAR ONE MORE "ARE WE THERE YET?" I WILL TURN THIS SPACESHIP AROUND AND FLY IT INTO THE NEAR... / Continue →
  • September 3, 2010
    UPDATE: Geekologie reader has a shot of his just-as-impressive back taken at Comic-Con. Picture after the jump. This is a picture of a guy with a bunch of older-school (Teen Titan) superheroes tattooed all over his chest. It's not really the best work I've ever seen, but wha... / Continue →
  • September 2, 2010
    Because stupid people hurting themselves really tickles my fancy, here's a story about some jackass who blew himself up in the bathroom trying to kill a spider. Come on maine, haven't you ever heard of a shoe?! The 28 year-old suffered severe burns after attacking the arachni... / Continue →
  • September 2, 2010
    Seen here trying to bite his tongue but catching his lip instead, Stephen Hawking claims there's no need for a God in order for the universe to exist. *Preparing napsack and evacuation route for flame war* Now, in his upcoming book, according to an excerpt of the introduction... / Continue →
  • September 2, 2010
    Note: X-wing your way over to a full-size version HERE. Rogue Leader Rebecca Crane went and created a map of The United States of Star Wars (or USSW if you're into the whole brevity thing), with a different planet/location from Star Wars representing each state based on simila... / Continue →
  • September 2, 2010
    This is a pair of bookends made by Portal fan TriangleMen. Me being more into SquircleMen aside, I see what you did there. With the bookends, not your name. So yeah, great job. Now, here's the plan: you draw up some sort of short-sticked licensing deal with Valve, and I'll ... / Continue →
  • September 2, 2010
    In photo: Julia heliconian butterfly egg, top, zebra longwing butterfly egg, bottom. In other impressive photographic news, these are insect eggs as photographed using a scanning electron microscope. Ooh ooh -- do the stuff under my fingernails next. I've always wanted to se... / Continue →
  • September 2, 2010
    Geekologie would be a show dog, I know that. One whose balls drag on the astroturf. I'm talking purebred, with f***ing papers (I only brought it bowling, I didn't rent it shoes, I'm not buying it a f'ing beer, it's not taking your f'ing turn, dude). Also, at least 95% of the... / Continue →
  • September 2, 2010
    Alexander Augusteijn takes pictures of bullets slicing through drops of water because, well, I guess he's already taken pictures of everything else. Seriously, it's bullets through water, then like a mermaid riding a unicorn, then, I dunno, he's gonna have to take up painting ... / Continue →
  • September 2, 2010
    Carstaches are the male counterpart to Carlashes: both are ridiculous and will be torn off your car in a matter of days. Hours if you live in a bad part of town. Minutes if you live where I do. As a matter of fact, I wouldn't be surprised if somebody stabbed the mailman and ... / Continue →
  • September 1, 2010
    Nikola Tesla Jr. here decided it would be a good idea to attach two electrical clamps to his nipples in science class one day and stop his heart. But now he wants to sue his teacher for never informing him APPLYING LIVE ELECTRICAL CURRENT TO YOUR NIPS ISN'T SAFE. But you know... / Continue →
  • September 1, 2010
    This is the aftermath of an attempt to blend a couple house keys in a Blendtec brand blender. Now I know Tom the D-Bag Blend King would have you believe the thing can blend a f***ing tank, but if it can't handle a couple measly keys, I don't know. Sounds like you're about to ... / Continue →
  • September 1, 2010
    According to a recently completed 20-year study, moderate drinkers (1-3 drinks/day) live longer than heavy drinkers (4+ drinks/day), but even the heavy drinkers live longer than non-drinkers. Haha -- I knew it! See you at your own funeral, teetotalers! But why would abstai... / Continue →
  • September 1, 2010
    Listen: I don't care if you ARE a cheap Chinese backpack manufacturer, you should at least be able to recognize Captain America when you see him. Looks Legit of the Day [thedailywh.at]... / Continue →
  • September 1, 2010
    Note: I know, the screencap looks like an alien's sphincter, hit the jump to watch the video. This is a video showing the discovery of asteroids from 1980 - 2010. It starts off pretty slow, but by the late 90's/early 00's asteroids start popping up faster than Whac-A-Moles. ... / Continue →
  • September 1, 2010
    Apparently prostitution in Zurich, Switzerland has gotten so out of hand the police have decided to install private drive-in sex booths so the less perverse citizens of the city don't have to witness anybody getting a midday BJ in their Volkswagen. Not even kidding. The idea ... / Continue →
  • September 1, 2010
    Researchers working in Borneo recently discovered a new species of micro-frog that only grows to the size of a pea. Scientists previously thought they were a juvenile version of another species, but those scientists are dumb and ought be ashamed of themselves. Pfft, and you c... / Continue →
  • September 1, 2010
    In case you don't check shirt.woot everyday, today's shirt features two dinos exchanging blows. Unfortunately, not the erotic kind. The shirt is $10 (including shipping) today only, so act accordingly if you're into it. Me? I just can't condone dino-on-dino violence. Unles... / Continue →
  • September 1, 2010
    Hurricanes, like most things with drinks named after them, make me want to start boozing. It's 5:00 somewhere (but only 6:51 AM here) aside, this is a recent satellite image of hurricanes Danielle (top) and Earl (bottom) doing their thing in the Atlantic. Now, are you thinkin... / Continue →
  • August 31, 2010
    Lookin' good, Gundam. Especially considering you were made entirely out of trash. Haha, your parents lied to you! Now kill them. It took over 250 man-hours to build the RG (Recycle Grade) RX-78-2 Gundam, which measures in at nearly 10-feet tall. Of course, it was built almo... / Continue →
  • August 31, 2010
    Note: Full resolution version available HERE for those of you without HD laser vision. Suckers! This is a diagram showing the incestuous relationships between the various car manufacturers. I found it pretty eye-opening. For example, did you know Honda is actually a wholly ... / Continue →
  • August 31, 2010
    When I first saw this thing I assumed it was just some steampunky arm somebody made because they're obsessed with Edward Scissorhands and all around creepy and girls love guys that are creepy (I wanna lick on yo armpits, lady!). Except not really because I have no idea what gi... / Continue →
  • August 31, 2010
    Yeah well this year's gonna be different. You see, I laced his Gatorade with laxatives. His butt's gonna be running fast enough to win the race itself! ...Dammit, guess who just won for the sixth year in a row? Who cares, I swear I just saw a turd appear out of thin air! R... / Continue →
  • August 31, 2010
    It was only a matter of time: add-ons that turn Wiimotes into sex toys. Why? I don't know, but the penis one definitely looks like a robot's pincers. Thanks but no thanks but okay just this once, amirite?! From the Mojowijo website: The device is attached to the accessory... / Continue →
  • August 31, 2010
    Somebody with a lot of imagination is selling a green pepper that looks like a ninja turtle head on eBay. Personally, I think it looks like a hacky-sack. This is a home grown green bell pepper that, by the hand of God, looks (and maybe tastes) just like one of the Teenage Mut... / Continue →
  • August 31, 2010
    Remember Patrick Acton? Of course not, it's a forgettable name. But you may remember the full-scale nowhere near full-scale version of Minas Tirith he was building entirely out of matchsticks. Good lookin', Patrick. Now make one out of hair. Acton's version of Minas Tirith... / Continue →
  • August 31, 2010
    Forgotten for over 40 years, powdered water is back and looks like coke. But don't snort it! Actually, do snort it -- I want to see what happens. More, do more. MORE! Haha, what do you mean, "why is it brown?" Because you've been snorting heroin! I said, "BECAUSE YOU'VE ... / Continue →
  • August 30, 2010
    Daniel Reese paints shoes. He might paint other things (i.e. the down red) too, but that's not what I came to talk about today. Today we're only talking about shoes. Specifically, these Batman kicks. Speaking of which -- I bet he does everyday for not banging Cat Woman when... / Continue →
  • August 30, 2010
    This is a short video of a cat playing Duck Hunt. You can tell he's good because he doesn't hesitate to go right after that annoying f***ing dog. I also love how he keeps waiting for the birds to fly out the top of the monitor. Haha, animals -- so stupid. But seriously, whe... / Continue →
  • August 30, 2010
    This is a conceptual 'Eco Urinal' designed by Yeongwoo Kim. It's a urinal that, after you finish relieving yourself in, you wash your hands above, effectively flushing your liquid gold down the drain. Now I know what you're thinking, and no: IT'S NOT MEANT TO BE SHAT IN. The... / Continue →
  • August 30, 2010
    Etsy seller QueInteresante is selling sticker sets that adhere to Crayola crayons and display the chemical compounds that make up a particular color. Note: the crayons don't actually contain these chemicals, they're just the same color. Well, isn't that food for thought? Get... / Continue →
  • August 30, 2010
    This is a short video demonstrating Vecna Robotics' B.E.A.R. (Battlefield Extraction-Assist Robot). It was allegedly designed to help carry wounded soldiers off the battlefield, but the video also shows its skill at smashing through doors, breaking car windows, lifting weights... / Continue →
  • August 30, 2010
    Note: I had to cut the graphic so ti wouldn't spill out of your monitor and onto your keyboard. Click HERE to see the whole thing. This is a brief history of Marvel comics in the style of an informational graphic. It's only appropriate that the history is illustrated because... / Continue →
  • August 30, 2010
    Note: Jump is very NSFW and very NOT UNSEEABLE. Textbook definition of cannot be unseen. You have been warned. "Honey, look -- it's Homer!" "Oh my God that's amazing! The only thing that could possibly make it any better is if it wasn't my wife doing it. I think we should... / Continue →
  • August 30, 2010
    Apparently the lastest game in the Fallout franchise (Fallout: New Vegas) will feature some steamy oily robotic sex, according to its recent ESRB rating. And I'm not talking about two robots banging FYI. I'm talking about man laying with machine. *shivers* Per official ESRB... / Continue →