Geekologie I Watch Stuff The Superficial Hedonistica

November 7, 2010 - November 13, 2010 Archives

  • November 12, 2010
    Note: Worthwhile full-body shot HERE. This is the latest rendering of what scientists believe the t-rex actually looked like. As you can see (unless you've got your eyes closed and are listening to your computer read this in a robot voice because you're lazy), the sexy son of... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2010
    Note: Don't even try reading that, it's only gonna make you squirt. I mean squint. Or do I? I don't even know anymore. Click HERE to see the high-res version. Sorry for the short, quick posts today folks, but by the time you read this I'll be halfway to a top-secret locati... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2010
    Did you know the flame scallop had bioluminescent lips? I did, intimately. But only because I wanted to make Ariel jealous for kissing that hunky porpoise! This video presented by the Enoshima Aquarium shows the bioluminescent mantle of a flame scallop (Ctenoides ales, a.k.a... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2010
    Note: Full-size version HERE. This is an Angry Birds cake made by baker Anya Richardson. Now I just downloaded Angry Birds for my iPhone last week because in the Diffusion of innovation theory I'm what they call a "laggard". And a haggard laggard at that. Seriously, I was a... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2010
    Remember the animated gif from a couple weeks ago showing all the old Jokers? Well here's the Batman version. *fingers crossed for a Robin one next!* A guide: 1. Lewis Wilson (Batman, 1943) 2. Robert Lowery (Batman & Robin, 1949) 3. Adam West (Batman, 1966-1968) 4. Michael ... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2010
    The Dipr Cookie Spoon was designed for dipping little cookie sandwiches (i.e. store-brand Oreos, you cheapskate!) in milk without them falling apart or sinking to the bottom of the glass. Why you can't just use a fork or spoon is beyond me, but I suspect it has something to do... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2010
    Does this mean I get to use the ladies room? Too late -- I already have been! Sometimes Cyclops does too on accident. It just smells better plus there are never turds on the floor. *ahem* I'm looking at you, Beast! X-Men Bathroom [buzzfeed] Thanks to maggie, who has neve... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2010
    Dammit Harrison, nobody cares about the new POS movie you have coming out, we only wanna hear about that space-adventure you were in 27 years ago. Thank God we have ABC News to put you in your place. Also, thank God we have ABC for Dancing With The Stars, amirite? Love that ... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2010
    Happy Veterans Day. I'd like to take this time to thank all the men and women who have served and do serve to protect my freedom to write whatever I damn well please without fear or repercussions. And a special thanks to my grandfather, an Army communications man who was on t... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2010
    Note: Full-res version HERE in case you want to print it out poster-size and tack it to the ceiling above your bunkbed. Remember the recently released line of geeky swimwear by Black Milk? Well here's a picture of the R2-D2 model spotted in the wild. Oooooooor on some chick ... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2010
    Apparently there's a "game ruining" glitch in the new Call of Duty: Black Ops. I don't want to ruin it for you, so you're just gonna have to watch the video and see for yourself. Or not. You're not really gonna miss anything if you don't. It's just a joke anyways. Except i... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2010
    Look around. Is everything white and sterile? Don't panic, you're in the hospital. Is everyone decked out in Haz-Mat suits? Okay, start panicking -- you're in a top secret genetic test lab. They're gonna try to grow rat penises on the backs of your knees. Anyway, this is ... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2010
    This is a short video of a tower demolition gone wrong at the Mad River Power Plant in Ohio. Oh boy, if that river was mad before it must be really fuming now. Rage, little river, RAAAAAAAAAGE!! The planned demolition of the Ohio Edison tower in Ohio in the US went wrong aft... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2010
    "It's on like Donkey Kong". Is that even a cool thing to say? Because I'm pretty sure that assclown with the cowboy hat sings it in 'Honky Tonk Badonkadonk', effectively negating any street cred given to the phrase by Ice Cube in his 1992 classic 'Now I gotta Wet'cha' (I don'... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2010
    That's right ladies and gentlemen, scientists are currently working on a way to run do-it-yourself STD tests on your cell phone. Awesome. I bought a 99¢ app and all I got was the clap. Hey that rhymed! And so does this: Caring means NOT sharing. BOOM -- STD slogan central... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2010
    This is a video of a Hatsune Miku concert in Japan. Only thing is, Hatsune Miku isn't a real person. Or even a robot like you'd expect from Japan. Nope, she's a 3-D hologram. Pfft, Jem did it 20 years ago. Hatsune Miku is a rising star in Japan and abroad, singing catchy J... / Continue →
  • November 10, 2010
    Note: Trying to follow these tiny-ass blueprints is gonna result in a spaceship that looks like a turd and explodes on launch, click HERE to see the full-size version. These are blueprints (or whiteprints, rather) of the Millennium Falcon (possibly from this book). You could ... / Continue →
  • November 10, 2010
    The Bush Cricket has officially taken the award for the world's largest testicles in relation to body weight, with some pairs weighing in at 14% of the insect's total mass. Pfft, mine are 40%. AND on the back of my neck. Wait -- are those mine? In a study of their mating st... / Continue →
  • November 10, 2010
    I'm not really into amphibians but if I was you better believe I'd have a pair of these in my nightstand right next to a copy of The Muppet Movie. Kermit, you kinky as a frog-prince! Although we're mostly water, humans are meant living on dry land -- hence our lack of webbed ... / Continue →
  • November 10, 2010
    Despite always turning down my manuscripts, apparently Amazon doesn't really care what kind of books it sells for its Kindle e-book reader. Case in point: The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure. You dun goofed, Amazon! Product Description This is my attempt to make pedo... / Continue →
  • November 10, 2010
    Graphic artist Jude Buffum went and created these meat diagrams showing the different cuts you can get from various video game characters. This is Bowser (full-res version HERE), but there's Ganon, Yoshi, a Chocobo, Cheep Cheep and Blooper after the jump. They all look pretty... / Continue →
  • November 10, 2010
    Huntsville, Alabama is best known for four things: Antoine Dodson, Struttin' That Ass, NASA/ The Space & Rocket Center (read: Space Camp) and me spending 10 years of my youth (and one of my recent adulthood) there (well, Madison). My brother and parents still live there. And ... / Continue →
  • November 10, 2010
    Seen here getting his swerve fact-checkin' on, World of Warcraft fanboy 'red-shirt guy' has officially gotten the autotuned treatment. And this is it. It started off okay, got really terrible, and then plateaued off at really terrible with the occasional dip to godawful gaaah... / Continue →
  • November 10, 2010
    Tired of lugging a tent around on your back? Too bad. But with the tent poncho at least you're wearing it! That's right folks, a poncho that turns into a tent. Wait, I thought they all did that. Let's see here *looking at picture* yep, that's pretty much all the informatio... / Continue →
  • November 10, 2010
    As you may or may not be aware of (extra points for those of you who didn't), Tom Cruise recently filmed a scene for Mission Impossible 4: Like, 4 Real, There's No Way Anybody Could Possibly Complete This One that involved him jumping off the world's tallest building, the Burj ... / Continue →
  • November 9, 2010
    An asteroid hosting a space colony of apartments, a mall, nightclub and a bunch of other shit in the MMORPG Entropia Universe was recently sold by one gamer to another for the pocket-pounding sum of $335,000. Are you thinking what I'm thinking? Let's nuke that rock Armageddon... / Continue →
  • November 9, 2010
    This is a picture of the NGC 4452 disk galaxy (which will now be affectionately known as the 'flat-ass' or 'eat a cheeseburger' galaxy) taken by the Hubble Space Telescope from the side. That's why it looks like the way it does. Cause otherwise it would look like a disk. D... / Continue →
  • November 9, 2010
    Note: Slightly larger version HERE. This is a picture of a tennis match taken and edited by Michael Kai in the style of famed perspective-distorting artist MC Escher. As you can see, it's puke-worthy. I literally ralphed twice just resizing the picture. Three more times sta... / Continue →
  • November 9, 2010
    The Zaragoza suburb of Arcosur is a government-sponsored neighborhood in Northeast Spain designed for younger, first-time home buyers. And, after a round of voting by future homeowners, has decided to name a number of its streets after video game characters (NOT dinosaurs), st... / Continue →
  • November 9, 2010
    Cake Rhapsody (aka Barbarann Garrard) made this Kill Bill inspired cake for her daughter's birthday. That's pretty much all the info I have, minus they should have warned me beforehand that the katana isn't edible. You ever pissed a katana before? Me neither, but if it's any... / Continue →
  • November 9, 2010
    This is a giant passed-out monkey sculpture made out of flip-flops in São Paulo, Brazil, to celebrate Pixel Show, an international art and design conference. Because if there are two things that go hand in hand in this world, it's drunk monkeys and art. Don't believe me? Ho... / Continue →
  • November 9, 2010
    Kansas State University health and nutrition professor Mark Haub lost 27 pounds in two months thanks to a strict Little Debbie diet. His goal was to stress "that in weight loss, pure calorie counting is what matters most -- not the nutritional value of the food." Hence the be... / Continue →
  • November 9, 2010
    Have a favorite pair of jeans? Who doesn't? Except me because I only wear boxers. Athletic shorts if I have to walk the dogs. But for those of you whose favorite jeans have finally gone to meet their sweat-shop maker, fear not, for they can rise from the cotton ashes and li... / Continue →
  • November 9, 2010
    A 23-year old British man died at a party after ingesting 70-energy drinks worth of caffeine powder. Being the life of the party: you did it wrong. Get it?! Because he died. A statement on the caffeine's packaging says to not ingest more than 1/16 of a teaspoon, but accordi... / Continue →
  • November 8, 2010
    The last thing I need is any more children running around. Shoot, I don't even want any more children laying around. Enter a recent study published in the Fertility and Sterility journal about laptops cooking dudes' nuts. *high-five* I WAS MADE TO BE A BLOGGER DAMMIT, NOT A... / Continue →
  • November 8, 2010
    For those of you that think this is just some chick with electroluminescent panels slapped on a faux leather bodysuit -- you....would be correct. Because that's what she is. Oooooor Quorra from TRON. Don't remember Quorra from TRON? Lemme jog your RAM: she's from the new on... / Continue →
  • November 8, 2010
    Seen here reaching for the sky (or ground rather), 51-year old Yves "Jetman" Rossy successfully performed some rocket-powered aerial acrobatics last Friday, including the often tried, but rarely succeeded without crashing into the ground and dying "loopty-loop". In his latest ... / Continue →
  • November 8, 2010
    This is a $100 RC plane that looks like a flying shark (NOT a flying lawnmower). I swear, what will they think of next? One that looks like a unicorn? That would be f***ing awesome. Gosh, I hope it comes with magic missiles and glitter grenades! Ever wanted to see a flying... / Continue →
  • November 8, 2010
    The Electronic Spy Camera Shirt from ThinkGeek costs $40 and has a little spycam hidden in the image (ironically, in the camera!) on the front. It takes far-from-stunning 640 x 480px pictures, but only in bright light, making a bow-tie camera far more practical (not to mention... / Continue →
  • November 8, 2010
    Just kidding, he's gonna watch us all burn. And you know what? I don't blame him. You know how many people I let in front of me while driving this weekend? A good amount. And you know how many waved to show their appreciation instead of acting like self-entitled @$$holes? ... / Continue →
  • November 8, 2010
    Well folks, Target already has all their Christmas stuff out, so you know what that means -- only three more weeks to Thanksgiving. Still haven't decided what kind of culinary bomb to drop on your extended family? How about a turkey cake? WTF's a turkey cake? A ground turk... / Continue →
  • November 8, 2010
    Seen here about to piss on a man's driveway because stealing his trailer just isn't enough, an image of the thief suspected of stealing a trailer (above) was captured by a passing Google Street View car in England. The white Abbey Adventura caravan went missing from outside ... / Continue →