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  • December 18, 2014
    Meet Les Baugh. Les had both arms amputated at the shoulder after a freak electrical accident 40 years ago (and not from being torn off by an angry bear like I initially suspected). Now he's the first person to successfully use the bilateral shoulder-down modular prosthetic l... / Continue →
  • November 18, 2014
    This handsome little devil is Zeus, a blind Western Screech Owl that lives at the Wildlife Learning Center in Symlar, California. That's only 30 minutes away, so I'm going to go visit him. We will become best friends, and live happily ever after in the highest tower of the ca... / Continue →
  • October 14, 2014
    Death Mask This is 'Alliance Is Rebellion', a series of characters and vehicles from Star Wars imagined as traditional Northwest Coast Indian art by Scott Erickson (links to his website with prints for sale). Good job, Scott. I love the style of Northwest Coast art, something... / Continue →
  • October 8, 2014
    This is a video of two guys pranking their friend into thinking he's being abducted by aliens in the middle of the night. His reaction is authentic. Like, he genuinely thinks there are aliens in his room to probe him and take him away. The whole thing brought me great joy. ... / Continue →
  • September 2, 2014
    These are the Galaxy bedding sets digitally printed and sold by Etsy seller CBedroom. They run $148 - $228 depending on bed size, and they also take custom orders. I've actually been looking for a new duvet cover for a while now, and I think I may have just found the one...on... / Continue →
  • June 13, 2014
    In arguably the only respectable use of robotics, 29-year old paraplegic Juliano Pinto used a full-body robotic suit to kick the first kick at the opening ceremonies of the World Cup yesterday. The exoskeletal suit is mind-controlled, so you think, "left foot step", and the le... / Continue →
  • April 30, 2014
    This is Tiny Hamsters Eating Tiny Burritos - Episode 1, from the same folks that brought us Bubble p0rn (clearly they're versatile). It's a video of a hamster eating little hamster-size burritos that his owner made for him. It's worth a watch. Plus, the fact that they called... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2014
    According to doctors, four teenage girls that received lab-grown vagina implants between 2005 and 2008 due to Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome (where "the vagina and uterus are either underdeveloped or missing"), have normally functioning privates now. That is wonderful... / Continue →
  • March 21, 2014
    This is the surreal elephant LEGOmaniac Jin Kei made to resemble one from Salvador Dali's iconic Los Elefantes (picture of the original painting after the jump). Pretty cool, right? I'd proudly display that in my apartment. Or on my desk at work. I mean, if I had a desk. I... / Continue →
  • March 12, 2014
    This is a video demo of the Caterpillar P5000 Power Loader costume from the original Aliens movie that father Carsten Riewe built for him and his daughter (previously: this one). It took him 100 hours to complete. That's a lot of time hanging out in the garage. Me? I love ... / Continue →