Geekologie I Watch Stuff The Superficial

January 27, 2013 - February 2, 2013 Archives

  • February 1, 2013
    This is a pair of deer antler bicycle handlebars designed by Taylor Simpson. Granted there's no brake attachment, but let's not kid ourselves, if you've got a pair of deer antler bicycle handlebars you're a hipster and riding a fixie anyways. That said, I just switched out my... / Continue →
  • February 1, 2013
    This is a video of a sculpture created by artist Jonty Hurwitz that looks like a giant mess when seen regularly but appears as a realistic hand when viewed in a cylindrical mirror. It really opened my eyes to all new possibilities in secret code development. Take the message ... / Continue →
  • February 1, 2013
    Note: This is only a portion of the resume, I posted a shot of the whole thing after the jump. Or you could just, I don't know, visit dude's website. This is Philippe Dubost's online resume. It looks like an Amazon.com product page. That's because he -- you're never going t... / Continue →
  • February 1, 2013
    We've gotten a few people mentioning that they've received a virus warning when visiting the site today. We had our tech guys take a look at the problem (ie: they poked the servers with a stick for about an hour) and long story short, we're not entirely sure why it happened, but ... / Continue →
  • February 1, 2013
    This is an animated version of an original illustration by Greg Capullo in Batman #13 'Death of the Family'. Look at that face -- he's just so stunning. I don't know whether to call him handsome or beautiful. Or loverboy. "I wouldn't call him that if I were you." Or what? ... / Continue →
  • February 1, 2013
    This is a hot air balloon inspired by 'Up'. You know, because it looks like the house and balloons from the movie. Come on, this really shouldn't be that hard to understand. Unfortunately, I can tell from the look on your face you're actually having trouble comprehending. ... / Continue →
  • February 1, 2013
    Because Hello Kitty has already run her course, Taiwan just opened the very first Barbie Cafe in Taipei. Now I know what you're thinking, and no, it's not a bootleg -- Mattel actually licensed the restaurant. "I'm shocked." No, you're just kind of racist. Now let's hear wha... / Continue →
  • February 1, 2013
    Bad news -- we're out of strawberries and whipped cream. In news I refuse to believe, a recent study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (go Dragons!) suggests that the average sex act only burns 21-calories. Of course, the average sex act in Alabama is 30-seconds of... / Continue →
  • February 1, 2013
    This is a brief video from Japan's National Institute of Genetics of what's believed to be the world's first footage of a thought being formed. $10 says Hollywood tries to turn it into a movie. The thought existed in the brain of a zebrafish, and is basically "FOOD!". Haha, ... / Continue →
  • January 31, 2013
    Because there are Hobbit fans out there with more money than they know what to do with, Weta Workshop is releasing $9,900 replicas of the Orcrist 'goblin cleaver' of Thorin Oakenshield. A lot of money, I know, but from the product description it sounds worth every penny. Or... / Continue →
  • January 31, 2013
    This is a video of Scott Martin (who receives two bonus points for the 'To Victory!' Dalek poster behind him) playing the bagpipes he and buddy Todd Medema made out of nothing but PVC, duct tape, and a plastic shopping bag. *eying Christmas tree* Apparently they were just ter... / Continue →
  • January 31, 2013
    They say the way to a woman's heart is through her soles. No, no they don't. These are a pair of homemade R2-D2 high heels from Instructables user mikasaurus (who previously brought us those homemade dinosaur heels). I flipped through the instructions on how to make them, an... / Continue →
  • January 31, 2013
    This is a video of a group of tigers destroying snowmen. I heard afterwards they all made snow angels then retired inside by the fire to sip hot cocoa. I'm joking, I don't know what they did after that. Probably licked their privates or whatever the hell else cats do. Truth... / Continue →
  • January 31, 2013
    Great, now I'm jealous my oven coil doesn't glow pink. This is the Octopizza Pie made by Instructables user donedirtcheap. It's basically a bunch of tentacle-shaped pepperoni covered breadsticks that you can dip into the main marinara filled body. Man, I don't know about you... / Continue →
  • January 31, 2013
    Ever wanted to open a beer bottle with a bullet? Don't be a sissy, just shoot the top off. But for the rest of you who aren't from West Virginia like I am, there's the .50-caliber Bullet Bottle Opener. It costs $8 and is made from a real Browning Machine Gun round. Me? I o... / Continue →
  • January 31, 2013
    This is a (2011 and already well-watched) video demonstration/advertisement for Dermablend's tattoo concealer featuring 26-year old zombie boy Rick Genest. Obviously, it's some sort of space-age miracle product. A team of three makeup artists worked in just one day using abou... / Continue →
  • January 31, 2013
    In a scene kind of but not really straight out of Spaceballs, Chinese recycling entrepreneur and philanthropist Chen Guangbiao has begun selling canned air in Beijing to bring attention to the city's poor air quality and encourage citizens to help protect the environment. Chen... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2013
    This is the 8.8 Million Volt Shock Mod Ninja Sword built by Youtuber GreekGadgetGuru (who has a bunch of other videos of terrifying weapons he's made like an Assassin's Creed poison dart shooter, taser gloves, ballistic knives, and an arm-mounted crossbow). It's basically two ... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2013
    Women's fashion: it's weird and I don't understand it. There may have been a point in my life when I feel like I WANTED to understand it, but that was back when I was a kid and still trying on my mom's dresses and heels. The late high school/early college years. These are a ... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2013
    This is a collection of jewelry designed by artist Jennifer Crupi that forces the wearer to make a particular gesture. You know, just in case you want to always be pointing but don't have the willpower to do it on your own. There's a bunch of different versions after the jump... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2013
    Because perverts are the number one demographic of computer users, here's Kitana from Mortal Kombat in mousepad form with simulated boobs. Granted it's not the first time we've seen busty mousepads, it's just the first time the characters aren't anime ones, making it harder to... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2013
    Ever wanted your own head on top of a PEZ dispenser? Who hasn't? Well now Hot Pop Factory has devised a way to do just that by scanning your dome using an X-Box Kinect and printing it out using a 3-D printer. I just got mine in the mail today, see? "You look like a 3-D ultr... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2013
    This is the $150 Pee-Wee Herman inspired bicycling skinsuit from Podium Cycling. It makes you look like Pee-Wee Herman. Not in the face though, so you're going to have to wear a mask. Then whenever you show up somewhere you can tell everyone Large Marge sent you. Get it? T... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2013
    This is Sam. Sam is an all white cat with a black tail and eyebrows. Sure they're not very good looking brows, but what did you expect from a cat? They're the kind of eyebrows you'd expect to see on a girl who's plucked hers to the point they're not there anymore and has to ... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2013
    This is allegedly a video of Japan setting the Guinness World Record for the most mascots dancing at one time. As you can see, everybody's favorites showed up for the record-breaking attempt, including, uh, that McDonald's Hamburger headed dude's girlfriend, Pedobear on drugs ... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2013
    Seen here looking pissed as hell, Manuela the red-footed tortoise reluctantly poses for a picture after having gone missing from the Almeida family residence in 1982. Turns out they'd just accidentally locked her in a storage room on the second story of their house for the las... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2013
    Because even mother nature can't stop a crazy person, here's is a video of a car (not that bus) magically appearing out of the sea foam created by the flooding in Australia due to a recent cyclone. It nearly hits the two officers standing there. How they both kept their cool ... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2013
    This is a video from some kid who invited his 84-year old grandfather over to play Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 and Halo 4 with him. THE TIME OF GRANDPA'S LIFE ENSUES. The things he says and the noises he makes are just great. I was seriously smiling from ear to ear, and I almo... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2013
    Geekologie reader Killa Kadoogen is selling his Zombie Response Jeep Comanche Pioneer, and his inevitable loss of life at the hands of the undead can now be your gain. I looked long and hard at the listing, and from what I gathered the features that differentiate this zombie h... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2013
    This is the MeCam, a teensy little quadrocopter with a video camera that can follow you around capturing all the exciting moments in your life that you can't catch on webcam. Things like going to work, working, coming home from work, and eating dinner. It's also voice activat... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2013
    Oh hail naw is right! I'm not really going to spend too much time talking about this because it's basically the same thing as the first one, but at the end of the video (starting around 2:28) he does whip his costume off real quick when the lady's back is turned to reveal hims... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2013
    Well, that saves me organizing two picket lines. In news that pleases me (but not nearly as much as if they'd never existed), LucasFilm has decided to cease work on the 3-D theatrical re-release of the other two crappy Star Wars prequels, deciding instead to focus its efforts ... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2013
    In what possibly might be the best ice sculpture to have at a wedding ever, this is a full size Toyota Landcruiser carved out of a block of ice. It even has an open door so you can sit in it and make the steering wheel look even more like it was molded out of shit because peop... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2013
    Note: This is just a picture, and there's a video tour after the jump but the link to the actual interactive panorama is HERE. Photographer Gerald Donovan went and created a 360-degree panorama from atop the Burj Khalifa, the world's currently tallest building. No single pict... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2013
    This is a video of slingshot nutjob Jorge Sprave's chainsaw-javelin shooting slingshot. It fires a little chainsaw on a pole. Its actual usefulness as an effective weapon is next to zero but the RAD FACTOR, well, the rad factor is a solid six out of ten. "That isn't very hig... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2013
    Allegedly 8 Second Spaghetti from Royal Chef can cook in boiling water in 8-seconds. How, I don't know, presumably because it's already been cooked (or made from 100% unnatural, cancer-causing ingredients) and you're just heating it up. Kind of like how SpaghettiO's are ready... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2013
    This is a fancy wooden NES controller coffee table built by the folks at the Bohemian Workbench (who previously built this one). It's made with a bunch of exotic woods, is Wii compatible, comes with a zapper, and costs $7,200. *coughing up blood* That's a lot of money. "Wai... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2013
    This is the BFS-Auto, a robotic book digitizer that can flip and scan over 250 pages in high definition in under a minute. For reference, I can read about a page every two minutes. "And how much of that is page is picture?" About half. Or its the first page of a new chapter... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2013
    This is designer Aga Brzostek's comfy looking Autumn/Winter Chair. That's a bad name, but a good idea. It's a chair with an integrated sweater blanket cover that you can get into and wrap all around you to stay warm on those cold winter nights. Plus if there's a house fire y... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2013
    Note: My brain has been sludge while I've been sick so I apologize for sucking so hard the past week but with the help of modern medicine (in the form of sketchy meds I ordered from an online Canadian pharmacy) I should be back to my normal, only moderately less sucky self by t... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2013
    So ex-green Power Ranger Jason David Frank (who is now a mixed martial artist who will punch your teeth out if you cross him) just set the world record for the most pine boards broken while skydiving, raising the bar from five to seven. Zordon must be so proud right now. Hi... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2013
    Because it's Monday but when I woke up I thought it was Sunday, here's a video of a beatboxing goat. I'm pretty sure it's fake though, people in the Youtube comments were saying the cameraman is moving its head and making the sounds. That would make it way less impressive. I... / Continue →