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October 3, 2010 - October 9, 2010 Archives

  • October 8, 2010
    This is a sessy video of a pole dancing ninja that, for at least part of her routine, performs with her sword out. An actual sword FYI, that wasn't a euphemism for a man-hammer. Or was it? It wasn't so just go watch the video. Pole dancing ninjas: they're not as uncommon as... / Continue →
  • October 8, 2010
    Want to make your own low-cost Stormtrooper helmet? All it takes is a couple milk jugs, some glue, paint and absolutely zero interest in winning this year's costume contest. "Dude -- WTF are you even supposed to be -- you look like an albino hippo". Your girlfriend does! "I... / Continue →
  • October 8, 2010
    This is a fake commercial for Halo Reach using the XBox's Kinect motion controls. And speaking of XBox's motion controls: I got the chance to demo the technology and it wouldn't stop mistaking my wiener for a leg. True story. Half-true story. Okay, you got me: what's Kinect... / Continue →
  • October 8, 2010
    KFC (who knows good marketing) has just started a campaign in which they pay college girls $500 to wear 'Double Down' sweatpants and pass out sandwiches/coupons to horny/obese college students. It's actually pretty genius if you think about it while you're hungry and forgive t... / Continue →
  • October 8, 2010
    This is parody song and music video for Flight of the Conchord's 'Most Beautiful Girl in the Room'. Except it's called 'Most Beautiful Girl in the Lab'. It does not do the original justice. Like, at all. It's real bad, folks. Just kidding, I've spent the last ten minutes m... / Continue →
  • October 8, 2010
    This is a picture of someone who's been vacuum-packed. Sounds freaky deaky, I know. And that's because it is freaky deaky. Apparently people like the way it feels. See? Those frozen chicken cutlets don't have it so bad after all! There's a video of a human vacuum-packing ... / Continue →
  • October 8, 2010
    How bad do you like spoiling your kids? $15,000 edible gingerbread playhouse bad? If you answered "yes", congratulations, your children are gonna grow up to be monsters. If you answered, "oh hell no -- I even lick the spatula right in front of them!", great, there's hope for... / Continue →
  • October 8, 2010
    Note: Full-res version right *ABRACADABRA!* HERE. I never read any of the Harry Potter books because they make us real wizards seem kinda twinky, but I have seen part of one of the movies, so I'm basically an expert on the subject. Also, every other subject. Women's fashion?... / Continue →
  • October 7, 2010
    This is a 3.5-micron Pac-Man. How big is a micron? At least twice as long as yourcron! *zing!* Nano PacMan made of copper oxide Scanning electron microscope image of a copper oxide cluster, 3.5 microns in diameter, prepared by evaporation and condensation over an alumina ... / Continue →
  • October 7, 2010
    So simple, so beautiful, so genius. Say goodbye to crotches full of scalding coffee! Unless you're into that sort of thing, in which case I would love to pour a fresh pot all over your lap. "GW, you trickster -- did you brew this hydrochloric acid?" Guilty as charged! (I th... / Continue →
  • October 7, 2010
    Mmmm, liquefied jellyfish. I use it instead of jam on my sandwiches. It's tingly in my mouth. And now it's a key ingredient in developing nano-scale power cells. Don't tell PETA, they'll throw a fish! Scientists say by liquidizing the humble Aequorea victoria -- a glow-in-... / Continue →
  • October 7, 2010
    A bat that allegedly looks like Yoda has been discovered in Papua New Guinea. Personally, I don't see the resemblance. It looks like a flying f***ing orc if you ask me. Well, I guess there's only one way to settle this rationally: BURN DOWN THE FOREST -- LET'S SMOKE 'EM OUT... / Continue →
  • October 7, 2010
    Earthquakes: they're scary. Almost as scary as tornadoes. Did you know in the event of an earthquake you're supposed to stand in a doorway? I didn't. I thought you were supposed to stop drop and roll. OMG --I think my teacher was trying to kill me. Eff you Miss Gardner! ... / Continue →
  • October 7, 2010
    Note: This isn't all of them, click HERE to see the whole thing in higher-res, and then check out captainslam's DeviantART page to download the thing in stunning 5322 px resolution (makes a great wallpaper! Terrible TP) DeviantARTist captainslam went and Mega Manned 100 diffe... / Continue →
  • October 7, 2010
    Wrapping up my hard-hitting exposé on "there is a sexy version of every costume" comes this Chewbacca getup from sessywear purveyor Yandy. YOW YOW YANDY, YOW YOW! Sci-Fi Furry Costume Sku: YE300 Explore the universe while staying warm with this five-piece sexy costume tha... / Continue →
  • October 7, 2010
    This is a video of a 40-year old South Korean man who, pissed a group of tarts didn't hold the elevator for him, proceeds to ram the doors with his scooter until they give way and he plummets down the shaft. Yeah, apparently he died. "Holy shit" is right. And, since you're n... / Continue →
  • October 6, 2010
    The Coz-e, like the Snuggie, is a giant piece of marketing shit. But, to its credit, the Coz-e does add the extra excitement of potential combustion. GET AWAY FROM ME GRANDPA, YOU'RE A SHUFFLING FIRE HAZARD! $68 takes one home, but no amount of money will replace your person... / Continue →
  • October 6, 2010
    Note: This isn't the whole graphic, you need to click HERE to see the whole thing and really delve into the field of Facebook portrait investigation. It's kind of like CSI, in the same way having a bear maul your genitals off is like making out with a supermodel. Basically id... / Continue →
  • October 6, 2010
    You know how in video games auto-aim lines you up with somebody's head even though in real life you're far too weak to hold a gun let alone hit the broad-side of a barn? Well apparently the technology's becoming a reality. BOOM -- HEADSHOT! BOOM -- HEADSHOT! BOOM -- HE-- ok... / Continue →
  • October 6, 2010
    A little car guided entirely by a living rat's brain: what could go wrong? Well it could crash it's way through the grocery store's cheese isle for one. Plus leave its little rat-pellets all over the floor for two. *heaving* I thought somebody was leaking chocolate chips! ... / Continue →
  • October 6, 2010
    Because watching morons hurt themselves is one of the few remaining joys I have in life, here's some idiot yelling like Tarzan going over the bar on a stand-up swing. Now I don't want to ruin the end for you, but suffice it to say I haven't smiled like this since I was nine. ... / Continue →
  • October 6, 2010
    Flickr user Alanosaur (oohlala!) recently attended a friend's wedding at which the couple had a Futurama wedding cake. But was there an open bar? I sure hope so, but you never know. Also no word on what was in the goody-bags. Which reminds me -- one time I attended a weddin... / Continue →
  • October 6, 2010
    Wearing socks? Congratulations, you're also wearing male-enhancement underwear. The Daily Mail reports that the British retailer [Marks & Spencer] is set to debut two new styles of Bodymax body-shaping underwear for men on Oct. 15: one that provides a boost to the bum, the ot... / Continue →
  • October 6, 2010
    Flying Hummers: I think I saw them on the menu at a Cirque du Soleil brothel. What?! I was writing an exposé! Just kidding, but I did write it off as a work-related expense. Business savvy: this guy. DARPA wants flying "Transformer" hummers for the military. AAI Corporat... / Continue →
  • October 5, 2010
    Autonomous robots guarding The Nevada National Security Site, "home to tens of millions of cubic feet of low-level radioactive waste -- and location of over a thousand Cold War nuclear weapons tests", what could possibly go wrong? Answer: EVERYTHING. Including, and not just l... / Continue →
  • October 5, 2010
    It's not actually water, it's mineral oil. Did you know you can submerge computer components in mineral oil (except spinning drives) for liquid cooling? Because you can do that. What you can't do is take a bath with a power supply. Well not a normal person anyway. It's wha... / Continue →
  • October 5, 2010
    "Gotta connect 'em all!" God, I'm still giggling to myself about that. And not like a schoolgirl either, like a whole group of schoolgirls. *teeheehee!* I honestly can't believe I just f***ing wrote that aside, LEGO lover and Flickr user Filip Johannes Felberg be makin' all ... / Continue →
  • October 5, 2010
    YouTube user MorRokk made a cardboard Iron Man suit for her dwarf caiman, Hadies. My dwarf caiman? He's lucky if I shake him off after pissing. Hit the jump for a video of Hadies modeling the suit.... / Continue →
  • October 5, 2010
    According to the National Academy of Science (which isn't really on my trust-list), you can turn a righty into a lefty by applying magnets to the dome. "Haha, is that why you have all the refrigerator magnets in your hair?" And no -- I'm already a lefty. I'm trying to get th... / Continue →
  • October 5, 2010
    Now I know what you're thinking, "GW, that has got to be the most boring-ass picture I have ever seen". And you know what? I couldn't agree more I've got some pictures of the carpet under my sofa you might be interested in. Still -- a milling machine playing the MacGyver the... / Continue →
  • October 5, 2010
    See the unicorn in the picture? Of course not, because there isn't one. What there IS is a horse with a broken golf club taped to its head. Still, the Ontario Science Centre wants you to believe (oooor score itself some free viral advertising). Hickey-Jones brought the foot... / Continue →
  • October 5, 2010
    DAMN RAMBO PUT AWAY THE GUNS AMIRITE?! No, even you could take that guy. Anyway, a $10 shotglass bandolier. Wait -- only $10? HOW CAN THEY SELL THEM SO LOW?! You gotta fight, for your right, TO PARTY!!!! So strap on this 36-shot-glass bandolier for a guaranteed good time. ... / Continue →
  • October 5, 2010
    Note: Slightly larger version HERE for those of you with eyes in the back of your head that have to use a mirror to see the monitor. Will you survive the zombie apocalypse? I dunno, I guess it depends on what kind of zombies you're dealing with. Because I'm gonna be honest... / Continue →
  • October 4, 2010
    ADT recently ran a marketing campaign in Chile in which they slid pop-up boxes under people's apartment doors to make them think somebody was in their place while they were gone. Scare tactics -- I like it! When not held flat, the boxes pop open to a cube, allowing them to be... / Continue →
  • October 4, 2010
    The Sakakibara Kikai company of Japan is producing these $21,000 'Kid Walker' mechas because what isn't a great idea about letting a child with little to no hand-eye coordination control a giant robotic suit? Now I couldn't actually find a list of the mecha's full capabilities... / Continue →
  • October 4, 2010
    Melissa Peacock is just like every other 17-year old except she has a tube (not to be confused with the series that makes up the internet) connecting her brain and stomach to siphon off excess brain fluid and prevent migraines. So yeah, just your average 17-year old cyborg zom... / Continue →
  • October 4, 2010
    Breana Outhouse Greathouse, 25, procured a firearm and drove 220 miles with the intent of killing an internet commenter that said some really mean things about her online. Pfft -- if I had a dime for every time I loaded up the car with guns & explosives and headed out to kill ... / Continue →
  • October 4, 2010
    Francisco Everardo Oliveira Silva, a 45-year old illiterate Brazilian man best known for his portrayal of Tiririca the clown, just won a place in Brazilian Congress with more than 2x the votes as the next closest candidate. JOKES: YES WE CAN. Tiririca caught the attention of ... / Continue →
  • October 4, 2010
    This is some sessy Samus Aran cosplay. It's not very authentic because Samus's Zero Suit is actually full-body and I've never seen her in bunny ears before, but you know what? I can look past those things. Also, I have no idea where these pictures originally came from so if ... / Continue →
  • October 4, 2010
    Some nutcase dressed as Scorpion playing the Mortal Kombat theme on an accordion: it's why Youtube was invented. Well, that and me with a grocery bag over my head ranting about how Taco Bell always forgets to give me a ramekin of cheese with my nachos. STOP CUTTING CORNERS YO... / Continue →
  • October 4, 2010
    A dirigible large enough to lift and deliver heavy equipment and buildings to remote locations? Yes if Australian make-believe company Skylifter has anything to do with it! No if the mole-people finish their network of underground railways first. This 150 meter-wide disc sha... / Continue →
  • October 4, 2010
    Public Twitter booths: the new new public phone booth. Of course, if you can't tweet from your cell phone already it's probably time to throw the pager away and step into the 24th century. "But GW, it's only the 21st century." Haha, did I forget to travel back again? Quick ... / Continue →
  • October 4, 2010
    Mechanically separated chicken THAT'S BEEN EXTRUDED INTO THE TOP OF A CARDBOARD BOX. Mmmm, start opening the BBQ packets! There's more: because it's crawling with bacteria, it will be washed with ammonia, soaked in it, actually. Then, because it tastes gross, it will be refla... / Continue →