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  • April 18, 2014
    Note: Two-year time lapse video after the jump. Fourteen years after the last turdy drop dropped, the 87-year old pitch-drop experiment at the University of Queensland has seen its 9th drop, with 25,000 people tuning into the live webcam feed to watch it happen. Wow, these ar... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2014
    Note: Larger version HERE, but you can download one even slightly bigger than that at the poster's sale page HERE (or buy a 13" x 19" print for $16). This is 'Where's Servo?', a Where's Waldo style poster from artist Steve Seck featuring a character from every single episode o... / Continue →
  • August 29, 2013
    This is a video from the University of Washington documenting a successful human-to-human mind control experiment. It went like this: Rajesh Rao sat in one lab playing a mind-controlled video game using a special headset. Meanwhile, in another lab, Andrea Stocco was wearing a... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2013
    This is a news report from the BBC about scientists tracking snail movement using LEDs taped to their shells. The scientists discovered snails were able to move, on average, about one meter an hour, which I feel like is information we probably already knew. I suspect there wa... / Continue →
  • June 16, 2013
    This is a video of a Chladni plate experiment in which sand resonates to different frequencies to reveal a particular frequency's SECRET PATTERN. And we all love secret patterns here, right? Think of it as a special door knock you have to know to get into a club, but like, a ... / Continue →
  • May 6, 2013
    Greenheart Games is a small independent video game publisher that just released their first title, Game Dev Tycoon, last week. But alongside the legitimate version, they also uploaded a torrent containing a cracked version of the game. Fast forward to later that day when pira... / Continue →
  • December 20, 2012
    According to for-real recently conducted research, squeezing breasts may prevent malignant cells in the breast from turning to cancer. *quickly turns lemonade stand into free breast cancer prevention stand* Step right up, the doctor is IN. Laboratory experiments showed that ... / Continue →
  • January 25, 2012
    The world's longest running experiment was started by Thomas Parnell of the University of Queensland in 1927 to prove that tar pitch, a seemingly brittle coal derivative that can be shattered with a hammer at room temperature, is, in fact, a viscous fluid. FUN BONUS FACT: tar ... / Continue →
  • July 21, 2011
    According to a recent series of experiments conducted at the University of San Diego, humanoid robots that are designed to look lifelike make the human brain spaz out when seeing one. Of course, I didn't have to conduct an experiment to tell you that because I have a seizure a... / Continue →
  • May 23, 2011
    Briefly. Seen here in OMGWTFBBQ vision under a scanning electron micrograph, a water-bear creeps me the f*** out. Go die with your alien-lookin' ass! And speaking of aliens -- water bears can survive in space. Like, that's how tough they are. Me? I once broke a bottle ove... / Continue →