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  • May 31, 2011
    Because everything causes cancer if you're exposed to enough of it (except my wiener! *flashing*), the World Health Organization (WHO -- but not the Doctor) has released a statement classifying cell phone radiation as "possibly carcinogenic to humans". Also on that list: fun,... / Continue →
  • May 10, 2011
    Bro you should probably get that bump on your lip checked out by a vet. Desmoteplase, an enzyme found in vampire bat saliva that has evolved to quickly thin a victim's blood so they can suck them dry the quickest, may prove a useful weapon in breaking up the brain-damaging blo... / Continue →
  • March 24, 2011
    Oh hi, science guy! For those of you counting and not just praying it'll end, this is the 9th installment in the Symphony of Science series, entitled 'Ode to the Brain'. Obviously, it's all about deez nuuuuuuuuuts! the human mind. Sadly, they didn't manage to work in that 't... / Continue →
  • March 7, 2011
    This is a little informative video about the incredible effect placebos can have on a patient's mind. It's pretty interesting, particularly if you're not familiar with placebos. Me? I once got an entire frat wasted off non-alcoholic beer to the point several dudes started pu... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2011
    SMART KITTY IS SMART. Also, probably gonna run away. Tired of bein' all stupid? Ditto. My brain's sloopy as a mofro. But now a group of Australian scientists claim to have developed a thinking cap that allows users to utilize more of the right half of their brain and think... / Continue →
  • January 31, 2011
    Obviously it's not unsolvable, it just takes longer. Like aging a fine wine or making love to yourself after a long, lonely night of whiskey drankin'. Using 3D printing technology, puzzle-maker Oskar van Deventer managed to create this insanely complex version of the cube.... / 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 →
  • July 23, 2010
    Who cares if they're not DOT approved, they look cool. Safety can take a back seat to style any day, amirite? No, no that's a good way to die young and still leave a crappy looking corpse. Now I don't know how things work where you're from, but back in West Virginia it's con... / Continue →
  • June 17, 2010
    Note: Slightly larger shot HERE in case you want to plan a vacation or something. This is a 3-D map of the neural connections in an owl-monkey's brain. Now I don't wanna jump to any conclusions, but I suspect it leads to buried treasure. Keep your eyes peeled for booby traps... / Continue →
  • May 24, 2010
    Note: Video is after the jump out of respect for those with motion sickness. This is a video of Smack Nightclub's amazing LED lightshow. It was pretty awesome despite the music and the fact I didn't take any of those "E" pills the youngsters were trying to sell me. What mor... / Continue →
  • May 21, 2010
    The future supervillain in the picture aside, a new study reports that babies are more gooder at learnin' thangs than previously thought and can even do it in they sleeps. Suck it, proper English! THIS BLOGGER MAKES HIS OWN RULES. A new study has found that newborns are capab... / Continue →
  • April 21, 2010
    This is a never-before released shot of Albert Einstein's desk the day he died. And you know what they say: a cluttered desk is a sign of genius. Also, laying on the couch with a laptop scorching your privates. Guilty as charged! Einstein's desk [kottke] Thanks to Mary, wh... / Continue →
  • March 30, 2010
    What you're looking at is the grave an ancient Roman gladiator. Now I know it may look like he was buried in the world's crappiest paper airplane, but it's actually a lead sarcophagus. And not the kind that makes your pee smell funny. That's asparagus. And Honey Smacks. Fo... / Continue →
  • January 15, 2010
    The ThermaHelm motorcycle helmet keeps your brain on ice in the event of an accident. That's important because if you'll recall those anti-drug commercials from yesteryear: a cooked egg brain is no good. Except with buttered toast. I say throw a halved grapefruit into the mi... / Continue →