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December 4, 2011 - December 10, 2011 Archives

  • December 9, 2011
    This is a vest with an integrated 8-inch subwoofer. You know, because carrying a boombox around on your shoulder apparently isn't cool enough anymore. *rambles on about the good old days until you get bored and leave so I can finally strip down to the flesh and drink in peace... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2011
    This is a video of a guy playing Battlefield 3 when he ejects out of his plane, rocket-launches an enemy jet, then gets back in his and flies off. "So just like the title said?" EXACTLY like the title said, except set to the A-Team theme song. You think anybody could actually... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2011
    We've seen steering wheel desks in the past, but never anything of this quality. I mean, it has cupholders. And -- AND -- an iPad stand. What is this, 2050? Is that a f***ing hover car?! Now granted the desk is only meant for use when in park, but is that gonna stop me fro... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2011
    Daniel is a cat. A cat with a human name. A cat with a human name THAT WAS BORN WITH 26 TOES. Normal cats only have 18 (eight up front), but Daniel the human-named cat, well, he's got two extra on each foot. You lucky dog! "He's a cat." You're an @$$hole. Normal cats hav... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2011
    The Photoblocker is a beer bucket from Norte beer that has a camera flash sensor that causes the bucket to fire its own flash, effectively ruining any photos taken in its direction. Because, as the company puts it, "what happens in the club, stays in the club." Great news, re... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2011
    Seen here looking excited out of her mind to be holding a giant check *adds to bucket list*, 17-year old Angela Zhang won Siemen's annual high school science competition for designing a cancer-fighting nanoparticle and NOT making a baking soda and vinegar volcano like I did. C... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2011
    You get down from there this instance! (Instance is the new instant btw) Cockroaches: they don't really bother me. You live with something long enough and you just kind of get used to them. Now I'm not saying I've gone and named them, but I can recognize a couple by sight. ... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2011
    Voyager 1, best known for being named after the iffiest series in the Star Trek franchise (I assume), has left our solar system after traveling nearly 11-billion miles, becoming the first man-made object to do so. *standing around* Well?! One of you better be baking a f***in... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2011
    So I woke up on the wrong side of the bed today (which, incidentally, is just a mattress on the floor because why pay for a bed frame or boxspring when you're already afraid of heights?) and it got me thinking: does my back hurt because my mattress is too stiff or because I dra... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2011
    This is Pat Vaillacort. Pat is going for the world record of most website address tattoos and already has the URLs of over 15,000 sites on his back. But he's not stopping there (and why would he? It's not like they look like complete crappy shit!), oh no, he's going for 100,0... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2011
    I remember living in an apartment a few years back where they wouldn't let you put a satellite dish on your balcony because they thought they looked bad. Now? Now I live in such a shithole you can pretty much do whatever you want including discharge firearms inside at all hou... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2011
    Remember the original Jian sword dancing video? Of course you do, you've been practicing those moves in the bathroom mirror with a curtain rod ever since you saw it. Well this is a new one. Except this one's soundtrack is even better and the gramma actually gets her own scen... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2011
    Now I know what you're wondering, "WTF SORT OF SORCERY SHITTERY IS THIS?" And I'm right there with you. As a matter of fact, we're holding hands. No, no we're not. But I am trying to inconspicuously touch your butt with my leg. "You're that guy from the bus!" FUFUFUFUUUUUU... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2011
    Did you know blowing out a candle makes 'lil rainbows in the smoke? Of course you did, they probably teach this shit in schools now. When I was in school we didn't learn anything about rainbows except RON J BIZ or whatever. Sea Moon's (Grover Schrayer's) Flickr (with a ton... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2011
    Motorcycles: you don't want to fall off one. But if you do you want to be well protected. Also, riding on pillows. Enter UD Replica's (of Dark Knight and Iron Man 2 leathers fame) Storm Trooper Motorcycle Suits. They're leather, make you look like a Storm Trooper riding a s... / Continue →
  • December 7, 2011
    This is a video of Youtuber Boogie (aka Francis aka not a real-life video) being disrupted from Skyrim to unbox a lightsaber as an early Christmas present. Depending on how you feel about lightsabers, morbid obesity, people pretending to be retarded, and people attacking peopl... / Continue →
  • December 7, 2011
    This is a series of videos from Christmas lights hanger/Youtuber lacycute20 (aka Bobby, aka nice Youtube handle brobro) of this year's light shows choreographed to metal songs. Hit the jump for performances by Slayer, Machinehead, Kittie, as well as last year's (including a Pa... / Continue →
  • December 7, 2011
    Inb4 my sperm would've won. The world's first cellular race was recently held in France, and I think I speak for everyone here when I say nobody cared. I mean, were they even accepting bets? Because I've got an angry bookie who's gonna make my legs bend backwards if I can't ... / Continue →
  • December 7, 2011
    The Pancake Plate is an ever-so-slightly tilted plate with a reservoir at the bottom to collect all the syrup runoff from your flappyjacks. Unfortunately, a set of two costs $45, making it far more economical TO EAT F***ING WAFFLES. They have natural syrup reservoirs built in... / Continue →
  • December 7, 2011
    "Pfft, I could recognize a cannonball hole with my eyes closed." Mythbusters, best known for never taking any of my suggestions, recently blasted a cannonball through somebody's house and someone else's minivan while shooting a segment at the Alemeda County Sheriff's Departmen... / Continue →
  • December 7, 2011
    In other hover-news, this is the $100 Levitron Revolution. It can levitate any object that fits on its hoverdisk and weighs less than 12-ounces. How? Magic magnets WIZAAAAAARDZ! According to the manufacturers, "The Levitron automatically compensates for changes in weight by... / Continue →
  • December 7, 2011
    The Flyboard from Zapata Racing is basically a water powered jetpack similar to this one that this guy used to almost eat a dock, except for your feet. So, in summary, exact same thing but strapped to your feet. I guess it's all a matter of personal taste, are you more of a j... / Continue →
  • December 7, 2011
    This is the $34 Mario warp pipe coffee mug from Fangamer, the same company that brought us the Mega Man energy tank coffee mug. It makes a great stocking stuffer. Or, should I say, stocking clogger? Get it? Because it's a pipe and sometimes pipes get clogged if you flush to... / Continue →
  • December 6, 2011
    A company called Senseq has developed a functional prototype of a TV/computer screen that allows you to actually feel textures on the screen. They're calling it the Touch Feel Screen (presumably because Grope-Box was already taken). The technology works using electrostatic fi... / Continue →
  • December 6, 2011
    Saturday Night Live has been sucking so hard lately I doubt they even know which way is up anymore, but this week's Steve Buscemi episode was the best they've done in awhile. Obviously, the success can be credited entirely to Steve because every episode he wasn't on this seaso... / Continue →
  • December 6, 2011
    I remember hearing in my youth that males in their sexual peak thought about sex, on average, every seven seconds. Me? I was every five and that doesn't even include the times I was only thinking about titties. But now a new study from Ohio State University claims the actual... / Continue →
  • December 6, 2011
    This is a homemade 70-caliber t-rex rifle. It could put a hole in you the size of two yous. I kinda want one, but I'm not allowed to own guns anymore because I'm a felon. It's not fair, dammit -- I'm REFORMED (Not really though, I just tell them that). The cartridge, named ... / Continue →
  • December 6, 2011
    This is a 13-magazine series of Disney princesses as cover models as imagined by artist Petite Tiaras. Now I now what you're wondering, "WTF is up with the Geekologie Writer and Disney princesses?" And the answer is complicated. You see, my big sister used to dress me in pri... / Continue →
  • December 6, 2011
    This is the music video for Hey Geronimo's 'Why Don't We Do Something?' (I dunno, maybe because we're really f***ing high and the couch is comfortable!), featuring a bunch of iPhone games recreated in real life. It's worth checking out. The games: Flight Control, Fruit Ninja,... / Continue →
  • December 6, 2011
    Determined to keep good on their promise to clone mammoths in the near future, scientists claim they're one step closer after finding well preserved marrow in the thighbone of a specimen during a recent dig. No word if anybody's tried making mammoth broth with it yet. By tran... / Continue →
  • December 6, 2011
    Using NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, astronomers recently discovered an earth-like planet orbiting a sun-like star they believe is a promising candidate for life outside our solar system. Not if I have anything to do with it. Quick -- to the Death Star! "100% fictional." Sh... / Continue →
  • December 5, 2011
    This is an impressive cover of The Animals' version of 'The House of the Rising Sun' (I love you, Eric Burdon!) performed on a bunch of old computer parts (set up by the same guy who did 'Bohemian Rhapsody'). What parts? I dunno, but hopefully not the privates. I've actually... / Continue →
  • December 5, 2011
    In news that can only be described as bad, a group of autonomous quadrocopters at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology have successfully built a 20-foot tower out of foam blocks. *adding Switzerland to shit list* Neutral my ass! But seriously, I want you to think about ... / Continue →
  • December 5, 2011
    2012 Thumb-Wresting World Champion -- I'm calling it. This is James Byrne. PSYCHE -- it's just his hands. James lost his left thumb in a carpentry accident, and, after a botched attempt to reattach it, had it replaced with a big toe and NOT a lucky rabbit's foot despite that... / Continue →
  • December 5, 2011
    These are three videos showing off some crazy-ass video projection system that has the power to turn your living room into the movie you're watching. It's kind of hard to explain, so just watch and be amazed. Oooooooor entirely underwhelmed, you're a hard one to please. Oh, ... / Continue →
  • December 5, 2011
    13 exotic sports cars and a Prius were involved in a pileup in Japan over the weekend, with damages to the vehicles estimated as high as $4-million. And that's not including the Prius. Those things are exorbitant! Also, absorbent (I've wiped with one before when they ran out ... / Continue →
  • December 5, 2011
    A Zelda-loving couple recently got engaged after brobro hacked an emulated version of The Legend of Zelda to display a "will you marry me?" screen upon entering the cave at the beginning to collect your wooden sword. *sobbing uncontrollably* Always an usher, never even a groom... / Continue →
  • December 5, 2011
    Two dudes dressed as Jedis battling it out on electric cellos with lightsaber bows while Darth Vader gets his dark side loving rocks off in the background? This is the internet folks, it was practically made for shit like this. Back me up, Al Gore. "POLAR BEARS ARE DYING." ... / Continue →
  • December 5, 2011
    This is the Zombie Bottle, a zombie apocalypse survival kit in a shotgun bottle. The kit contains a 6" braining spike, ear plugs (because why would you want to hear them coming?), a wound cleansing kit, two band-aids, a chocolate candy and a now-broken bottle. $15 gets you tw... / Continue →