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  • April 23, 2013
    In agreement with last year's announcement by Human Rights Watch, an initiative created by the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots (an actual organization I didn't start myself) urges policy makers to ban the development and use of autonomous robots that can kill without human inter... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2013
    Because Mississippi lawmakers are concerned that their residents may try to produce animal-human hybrids (and rightfully so -- probably the natural way too), Republican William Tracy Arnold of Booneville (who undoubtedly has a horse-child he doesn't want to talk about) has draf... / Continue →
  • December 4, 2012
    This is a video of an AR-15 that has a 3-D printed lower receiver (in green -- the "firearm" part of the rifle that would require a federal firearms license). The rest of the weapon consists of standard metal gun parts you could buy without a license. The piece lasts six shot... / Continue →
  • December 14, 2011
    Because the government doesn't want you to run me over on my walk to the bar, the National Transportation Safety Board is encouraging all states to adopt stricter bans on the use of cell phones while driving. And while they're at it they should do something about the guy I saw... / Continue →
  • August 24, 2011
    A video-game addicted lawyer, so hooked he couldn't even manage to call clients back, was recently suspended from lawyering for three years while he struggles to not be such a f***ing failure at life. Mathew Eshelman, 43, retreated into the world of video games to fight job ... / Continue →
  • August 24, 2011
    Samsung is being sued by Apple for patent infringements related to the iPad, claiming Samsung's Galaxy is near-identical (in form) ripoff. Samsung's defense? You shouldn't have even been granted a patent for the design in the first place because Stanley Kubrick came up with t... / Continue →
  • June 27, 2011
    Seen here reminding us why it's always a good idea to wear like six condoms, a violent child rages out and threatens to stab his own knee after playing violent video games. You know, or maybe he's posing because somebody told him to. Whatever the case, his face is pissing me ... / Continue →
  • December 20, 2010
    Seen here dozing off into his newspaper after a long afternoon of browsing nudie shows on Live Jasmine (pay me) at his local Apple store, an old British man may no longer be able to get his pr0n fix at home without first contacting his ISP and requesting access to adult sites. ... / Continue →
  • September 11, 2010
    Some crackpot scientists (it's a bad day for scientists) are claiming the laws of physics might not be as constant as once thought (which was VERY constant FYI), and may vary from location to location within the universe. Personally, I don't believe it and think somebody forgo... / Continue →
  • March 22, 2010
    This is Guile from the Street Fighter franchise about to get the book thrown at him for destroying the hell out of somebody's Lexus. Jesus, you can't just go around kicking peoples cars, Guile. There are rules. Thankfully, I happen to know that judge (Chun Li upskirt pics an... / Continue →
  • March 5, 2010
    Ever heard of Zhou Shaomou? Me neither, but he claims he wrote 'Tale Of The Blue Crows' in 1997 and is convinced Michael Bay James Cameron stole the premise of his novel for Avatar. He's wants to sue for a cool $162 million. Good luck with that. The book centres around a gr... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2010
    You know that saying, "more than a mouthful's a waste"? Yeah, me neither. And apparently neither does Australia. The country has decided to ban smaller looking breasts from adult content because of pedo-y concerns. The ban (RC) on small breasted women in adult publications ... / Continue →
  • January 18, 2010
    Today's $10 shirt.woot features robots breaking Asimov's Three Laws of Robotics. For those of you that don't know the three laws of robotics, they are as follows: 1. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. 2. A robot m... / Continue →
  • November 24, 2009
    So apparently smoking cigarettes or other tobacco products (no word on the ganj) may void your Mac warranty. Plus kill you slow. Hey, that's booze's job! Consumer advocate blog The Consumerist reports two examples of Apple stores refusing to honour the warranty on a Mac beca... / Continue →
  • October 23, 2009
    Two German scientists claim to have broken the speed of light. They are liars and should lose their science licenses. What do you mean you don't need a license to practice science? WELL YOU SHOULD! According to Einstein's special theory of relativity, it would require an in... / Continue →
  • October 2, 2009
    This is a conceptual solar powered BMW. It may look like a fish, but it's not, it's a car, silly! Well, not a real car, cause it's only a concept. Like me. I ONLY EXIST YOUR INTERNET! Created by 24-yo German designer Anne Forschner, the Lovos stands fo Lifestyle of Volunta... / Continue →
  • July 31, 2009
    A teen has filed a class-action lawsuit against Amazon for remotely deleting a copy of George Orwell's '1984' off his Kindle without his knowledge or the right to do so. Justin D. Gawronski, 17, "now needs to recreate all of his studies," alleges the complaint filed Thursday i... / Continue →
  • July 22, 2009
    Robot-ethicists are demanding a retuning of Asimov's laws of robotics, which they believe are too simple and do not take into account just how badly robots want to kill us all. "If you build artificial intelligence but don't think about its moral sense or create a conscious se... / Continue →
  • July 15, 2009
    Typically I don't post movie posters because that's IWatchStuff's job, but I'm making an exception in this case because DISNEY STOLE GEEKOLOGIE'S TAGLINE. You think you can just change "awesome" to "guinea pigs" (which, incidentally are a synonym for awesome) and get away with... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2009
    Jammie Thomas-Rasset, the lady in the high profile illegal music downloading story that was in the news a while back, just had her second federal trial and has been charged with infringing 24 copyrights (for the 24 songs she downloaded). She's to pay $80,000 per song, a total ... / Continue →