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September 18, 2011 - September 24, 2011 Archives

  • September 23, 2011
    Granted it can only hover at 3-feet, but that's a lot higher than your UFO. "I don't have a UFO." You ignorance pains me, you know that? But Shu Mansheng here? He's smart. So smart he built an 18-foot UFO (NOT roflcopter) out of $3,000 in parts (including eight motorcycle ... / Continue →
  • September 23, 2011
    And $0 of that was mine. You hear me, Jorge?! ZERO! Because people will bitch nonstop but still do what they claim they hate, over a million Star Whores ran out and bought (read: ordered online) the Star Was original trilogy Blu-Ray set this week, breaking the record for sal... / Continue →
  • September 23, 2011
    This is a screenshot of the totally dope-looking stickman I drew at drawastickman.com. You just go to the site, draw a stickman, then they animate him (F***ING TERRIBLY) and tell you to draw other things (i.e. a key, sword) to help him solve puzzles. Truthfully, I'm making it... / Continue →
  • September 23, 2011
    Popular web-comedy series 'The Guild' featured a cameo appearance by Jones Soda in recently aired season 5 episode 5, and in return the pop-brewer has made the cast into limited edition sodas. HOLY F*** WHERE'D YOU GET THE SPELL?! Also, watching shows online? Please, that'll... / Continue →
  • September 23, 2011
    Not date like, 'take it out for dinner and a movie and hope to see its privates after', date like, 'to this point in time'. The Battman: a cross between a superhero, an original XBox, some Playstation 1 controllers, a realistic looking handgun and like eight giant piles of shi... / Continue →
  • September 23, 2011
    This is Utopia, a floating mini-city yacht concept (but not the first) from Yacht Island Design, the same firm that brought us the make-believe Tropical Island Paradise yacht. Except this one...LOOKS LIKE IT WAS STOLEN STRAIGHT OUT OF A JAMES BOND MOVIE!: It's Karl Stromber... / Continue →
  • September 23, 2011
    This is a homemade bartending machine that creates cocktails simply by typing. Every letter corresponds to a different flavor, and, by typing a word, you create a drink that, most likely, will taste like shit. But who cares -- it's f***ing booze! *pounding keyboard* SUPERCA... / Continue →
  • September 23, 2011
    Mad scientists at the University of California Berkeley are now able to create videos of what your brain "sees" after watching a video IRL using a bunch of complicated-ass computer models. Plus -- PLUS -- videos of Steve Martin with a mustache. Because what would science be w... / Continue →
  • September 22, 2011
    Something traveling faster than light itself?! Einstein is spinning in his grave! Jk jk, he was cremated and his ashes scattered. But scientists at CERN (as in, I'm conCERNed about the wack-ass experiments you're always conducting!) claim they've detected subatomic neutrinos... / Continue →
  • September 22, 2011
    Robots: they're greedy. You give them two feet and they try to take a yard. Then? Then they take the beating of a lifetime. *ties electric cord to ceiling fan, watches robot get beat against walls until pieces start coming off* Now THIS -- this is real entertainment. Shii... / Continue →
  • September 22, 2011
    Sorry for the slow posting today folks, I'm in the middle of a doctor's appointment extravaganza and currently in the basement of a top secret government medical testing facility and can only connect to a Wi-Fi signal if I'm standing on back of a commode holding my laptop over ... / Continue →
  • September 22, 2011
    This is a classification of bread clips because doctors contributing to the British Medical Journal want to create a "gastrointestinally safer" version by pointing out all the dangers the ones currently in use. Alternatively, LEARN HOW TO MAKE A F***ING SANDWICH WITHOUT EATING... / Continue →
  • September 22, 2011
    I'm not going to name any names (because I have no clue) but SOMEBODY made a costume combining all the evil of Darth Vader with all the do-gooder of Batman. THIS IS THAT COSTUME! I know I might seem like the kind of person that would talk about something really cool and then ... / Continue →
  • September 22, 2011
    Sexy finger-biting: you give it a bad name. In between getting boned or whatever scenes, p0rn stars Alana Evans and Misti Dawn are apparently hard core gamers. So what are they doing? Opening a website that combines video game reviews, playthroughs and a bunch of other garbo... / Continue →
  • September 22, 2011
    This is a vest and computer program called Mommy Tummy, a pregnancy simulator for men that cuts the the entire 'growing a baby' process down from nine months to two minutes. That...sounds like a minute and fifty seconds too long. Developed by the Kanagawa Institute of Techno... / Continue →
  • September 22, 2011
    LAST CHANCE TO ENTER, CONTEST ENDS FRIDAY NIGHT AT MIDNIGHT PACIFIC. Alright folks, it's that time -- I've got 10 (TEN!) sets of Buckycubes to give away. All you have to do is leave a comment in the comments mentioning your favorite thing about Geekologie (or your balls, I r... / Continue →
  • September 21, 2011
    Apple Computers: grossly overpriced since at least 1996. This is Best Buy ad from 1996 (the year some of you were born but the year I lost my virginity. JK JK MOM -- I'VE STILL GOT IT). Because it would take me forever to resize the pieces into something decent because of th... / Continue →
  • September 21, 2011
    Remember the iconic skateboard scene from the original Back to the Future? Don't lie, I know you do! Also, keep a stash of cookies next to the bed. Go on, admit it. "I do." Don't worry, that'll be our little secret. Hey -- HEY EVERYBODY: THIS GUY KEEPS A BOX OF COOKIES N... / Continue →
  • September 21, 2011
    Nerds vs Geeks poster: "Nerds are into Star Trek, geeks are into Star Wars!" Anybody who sees it: "WTF?! Whoever made this doesn't know shit about shit." Geeks vs. Nerds: The Anatomy [bitrebels] Thanks to Shannon, who agrees not knowing anything about anything has never s... / Continue →
  • September 21, 2011
    20 years of devoted (no cheating with SEGA!) service to Nintendo and you get one of these sweet-ass Mario statues. 20 years of blogging? Liver failure and a string of failed relationships. I know, it sounds like a fairy tale. Work at Nintendo for 20 Years and You Get More T... / Continue →
  • September 21, 2011
    NOTE: No, I didn't paint the eyebrows and mouth on in Photoshop, the creepy little f***er actually looks like that. Aberystwyth University (which, based on the name, probably teaches witchcraft) computer science professor James Law (hey -- you're not above it, bro!) has nomina... / Continue →
  • September 21, 2011
    This is a life-size WALL-E model made entirely out of scrap metal. If we were in a fight, I would definitely be going for that Adam's apple. Oooooooor in the opposite direction as fast as I can (I'm a sissy-boy). SCRAP-E here is for sale if you're interested (I know you're n... / Continue →
  • September 21, 2011
    Facebook, the social networking giant best known for consistently making its site shittier and more confusing to use, is now home to 140-billion photos, 4% of all photos ever taken. AND WITH ANOTHER 70-BILLION TO BE ADDED THIS YEAR ALONE. I...find that kind of depressing. Lik... / Continue →
  • September 21, 2011
    Those beats: not so fresh. NOTE: Click HERE for an infographic timeline outlining all the changes George has made to the series to date. This is a Star Wars fangirl rapping about the changes George Lucas has made to the original trilogy for its Blu-Ray release. Now, before y... / Continue →
  • September 20, 2011
    You ever wanted to see what a clear turtle looks like? Just ask Giotto, the fifth ninja turtle. "There aren't five!" Yes huh, you just can't see him. While the other four were rolling around in the ooze, he was actually drinking that shit. Now he's invisible and has even s... / Continue →
  • September 20, 2011
    Because people are literally full of bad ideas (& partially digested food), Disney and Kirk James Cameron's production company have penned a deal (possibly in blue CGI blood) to bring Avatar themed attractions to Disney Parks, starting with the Disney's Animal Kingdom. It...wi... / Continue →
  • September 20, 2011
    Reality hits you hard, bro. This is a video of a guy who knows how to give a f***ing interview. He was in a car accident (everybody's okay) that caused a telephone pole and power lines to come crashing down, which ended up shocking his car. I think the electricity may have h... / Continue →
  • September 20, 2011
    I can't tell you how many hours I've spent looking at that top picture thinking to myself, "oh man, at least I'm not THAT guy." Little did I know. You see, a little piece of Uberdork McNewportsmoker lives inside each and every one of us. I'm just praying I didn't get part of... / Continue →
  • September 20, 2011
    If there's one thing I don't want to give birth to it's a giant spider. If there's two it's a giant spider and a superhero. No thank you amirite?! Ain't no "strength of 100-men" baby tearing out of this vagina like there's a bank robbery in progress. Unless I was so hopped u... / Continue →
  • September 20, 2011
    This is a boat made out of a freestanding hammock. Why you'd want to do that is beyond me, but I also used to have a friend that would microwave beer because he liked it warm, so I've basically stopped asking questions. Still, if Rambo there in the pic is any indication of ho... / Continue →
  • September 20, 2011
    This is a video of a program that provides real-time facial tracking and replacement with any other face you want without having to cut it off the person like in the old days. I don't think the technology is that crazy though because even my videochat program can give me a top... / Continue →
  • September 20, 2011
    Two men's skeletons, originally buried around 700AD, were uncovered that had big-ass rocks jammed in their mouths, a practice that was later reserved for vampires. But, since vampire folklore wasn't prevalent in the area until the 1500's, archaeologists now believe it was a zo... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2011
    Computer gamers have scored a decisive victory in the fight against AIDS after successfully unraveling the structure of a protein that helps viruses like HIV multiply using a competition-based game called Foldit. The hope is that with the structure now known, scientists will b... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2011
    Presumably because some bigwig in the marketing department wanted to make a classy exit and leave the company flipping a proverbial bird, Hostess actually branded their Snowball treats as 'Snowballimus' (previously: Green Lantern GloBalls) and another cupcake snack as 'Chocwave... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2011
    14-year old Seattle cancer patient turned Make-A-Wish-Foundation superhero Erik Martin sadly succumbed to his disease (HEY -- FUCK YOU CANCER, SERIOUSLY) Friday, and yes, I'm writing this by touch because I can't see the screen. Rest in peace, Erik, you will be missed. Electr... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2011
    Always wanted to try parkour but way too blubbery? I'm with you. Except the wanting to try parkour part, me and physical activity do NOT get along. Me and women either. I SAID I LIKE YOUR HAIR, STUPID, GOD! This is a parkour platforming course built in Minecraft. Just wat... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2011
    Because everyone was all, "oh no you di-in't!" when Netflix announced their price-hike, the company has decided to split into two parts in a feeble attempt at damage control. The streaming company will still be called Netflix, but the DVD-by-mail portion will now be known as Q... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2011
    Note: This is NOWHERE NEAR the whole graphic, click HERE RIGHT HERE LAST CHANCE! to see the entire colorful-ass thing. This is a giant infographic examining the color choices of comic book characters, the differences between Marvel and DC's palettes, and character's color chan... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2011
    According to NASA scientists, the now-defunct Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) will be reentering earth's atmosphere this Friday and, possibly, "hurting someone". Like, bad. Deadly hurt. On a scale from 1 to 10 of ways I want to die, getting hit with a piece of a sa... / Continue →
  • September 18, 2011
    Oh hai George, I heard you like changing things. This Looks Shopped of the Day [thedailywh.at] Thanks to Miranda, who agrees that chin is the shit nightmares are made of.... / Continue →