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  • April 4, 2014
    This is a video of a guy demonstrating Lenz's Law with neodymium magnets and a thick-ass copper tube. Why does the magnet fall so slowly? SCIENCE. Via Wikipedia because I suck at explaining things except 1) where babies come from and 2) RPG strategies. Eddy currents (also... / Continue →
  • August 10, 2011
    Oh man, I used to play underwear space-ranger as a kid! Chilean undergarment manufacturer Monarch recently rolled out a line of anti-fungal underwear BECAUSE GOD FORBID YOU WASH YOUR PRIVATES AND PANTIES OFTEN ENOUGH TO NOT GROW F***ING MUSHROOMS. Jesus -- it's called bleach... / Continue →
  • December 4, 2009
    Like all southerners, Tyrannosaurus Rexes are notorious fried chicken lovers. They eat that shit like the fat kids used to eat my tater-tots at school lunch when I wasn't paying attention. I NEEDED THOSE FOR NUTRITION! Anyway, somebody went and made a 'T-Rex eating a Fried C... / Continue →
  • September 22, 2009
    Admittedly, Wii Bowling is pretty addictive, but I sure as hell wouldn't stop to play some if I was a drug task force member in the middle of a bust. I'd be too busy stuffing a duffel bag full of free drugs! With guns drawn and flashlights cutting through darkened rooms, Polk... / Continue →
  • April 17, 2009
    The Legway was the original inspiration for Gob Bluth's preferred method of transportation, the Segway. As you can see, it's made out of copper piping, wood, and a heaping portion of leg muscle. It's actually a variation of the Universe Cycle, with handlebars. I'd love to s... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2009
    Remember the reporter that bared his sole to President Bush during a news conference? Well now Muntadhir al-Zaidi's famous footwear is immortalized at an orphanage in Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit, in the form of a giant copper shoe. Assisted by children at the home, sc... / Continue →
  • November 25, 2008
    The Carbon Motors E7 is a new police cruiser that addresses safety and performance issues neglected due to the current practice of retrofitting Crown Victorias/Impalas. Right now fire departments, emergency medical technicians, the military, and even mail carriers all use vehi... / Continue →
  • August 28, 2008
    I swear, some of you really love yourselves some brutality. This is a potentially NSFW video of a CodePink protester getting slammed to the ground by police at the Democratic National Convention. It's kind of graphic, and contains profanity. A police officer is telling prote... / Continue →
  • May 28, 2008
    This is a steampunkified USB drive that comes to us all the way from Russia. As you can see it's got all the typical steampunk necessities, namely brass and copper. No actual steam though, that would be ridiculous (and dangerous to carry around in your pocket). Say, have I e... / Continue →
  • February 26, 2008
    This steampunk mouse was made by modder Unklian. As you can see it's got all the requisite copper and wood flair. But one thing it has that you don't always see in steampunk designs -- a steam producing furnace! When connected to the computer the mouse's orange LEDs light up... / Continue →