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  • March 14, 2014
    Today is 3.14, Pi Day -- a celebration of the mathematical constant. If you really want to get down, set an alarm for 1:59PM and then it will be 3.14159. Make sure to blow a noisemaker, then tear your shirt off and yell, "EAT SHIT, SQUARES -- IT AIN'T YOUR DAY!" At least th... / Continue →
  • February 20, 2014
    This is a worthwhile video captured by reader Alex of the Fireworks Festival that takes place every year in Tainan City, Taiwan, on the fifteenth day of the Chinese New Year. The festival celebrates the end of a cholera epidemic that happened over a century ago. The fireworks... / Continue →
  • August 12, 2013
    So today is my birthday (I'm nearly 600) and I'm gonna cut out of here early so I can go enjoy the day (but ultimately wind up lost in my own mind trying to figure out where everything went wrong). I'll be back sometime tomorrow, well rested and ready to write. Or bleary eyed... / Continue →
  • May 15, 2013
    I swear this is an internet classic that I saw and posted years ago, but after a search I couldn't find it on the site so here it is anyways (or again). This is a video of a bunch of dudes attaching explosives to the ends of giant hammers and then smacking them on the ground. ... / Continue →
  • February 12, 2013
    This is a shot of two kids who are (perhaps unknowingly) cosplaying as two Hobbits that are about to wind up on the dinner table of the orcs behind them. The shot is from a school in Spain where Carnival is in full effect right now (among other places) and where I should be ou... / Continue →
  • September 26, 2012
    Yes, that's me. Yes, I'm a wizard. No, that's not my DeLorean (you don't need a time machine when you know magic!). This is my 11,000th Geekologie article. It seems like only yesterday I was writing my 10,000th, but time flies when you're in the middle of a lifelong bender.... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2012
    Redditor pat_inthehat has an aunt who makes wedding cakes. And this is the Borg Cube one she recently finished for somebody's reception. No word if they had an Enterprise shaped pinata too, but it would be a shame if they didn't. Scanning the comments, several Redditors poin... / Continue →
  • July 4, 2012
    I dunno, I kind of like the fireworks "you should never turn your back on." Happy Fourth of July everyone. Not to brag about how patriotic I am or anything, but I went out and celebrated the 3rd of July as well. Today I'm going to a pool party to work on my tan (I'm whitish-... / Continue →
  • June 13, 2012
    This is an Alien vs. Predator themed wedding cake created by the Little Cherry Cake Company for a couple who is obviously crazy. There's even an inscription at the bottom of the cake that reads, "You may now decapitate the bride." Ha -- and they say romance is dead. No word ... / Continue →
  • May 2, 2012
    With Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, what better way to celebrate that making a batch of piñata cookies (links to recipe tutorial) with a pocket of candy on the inside? "I dunno, polishing off a bottle of tequila, then smashing open a real piñata with even MORE tequila ... / Continue →