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  • April 9, 2014
    A new tech start-up claims they've developed a cell phone charger that can fully charge a phone in 30-seconds. For reference, that is 29-seconds slower than the cell phone charger I'm developing with the help of alien technology. "GW? Why is there a curly phone cord poking o... / Continue →
  • March 5, 2014
    These are the Hanaga Tap Nose Outlets from design firm ekoD Works. They turn any horizontal plug into a nose-shaped vertical plug and come in black, white and pink. They also cost $35 apiece, which sent me into a coughing/near-puking fit when I first read it. That's a lot of... / Continue →
  • August 1, 2013
    This is 'Riding the Booster', a video taken from cameras attached to a Space Shuttle's solid rocket boosters as it blasts off into the atmosphere. Plus there's real audio. Sounds like an inferno. I recommend watching lift-off and at least part of the first 90-seconds, then s... / Continue →
  • July 12, 2013
    This is a short video of a lady filming a storm out her window when ZIPPITY ZAP, a lightning bolt takes out the power line right in front of her house. Now I'm not saying this lady willed that lightning to happen, but you and I both know she did. Really, who the hell films a ... / Continue →
  • April 24, 2013
    These are Invisiplug wood grain surge protectors. They're designed to blend into wood grain flooring and not be such an eyesore. They make the perfect ironic statement for that hipster living room that's all tile. Still, even if you do have wood grain floors that actually ma... / Continue →
  • March 22, 2012
    This is a video of some guy with a mesmerizing accent explaining how you can pull "never-ending free energy" from a powerstrip by plugging it into itself then providing a "source of initial energy" to get the electricity flowing. It sucks, but maybe you can send it to your mom... / Continue →
  • January 6, 2012
    Note: Larger version HERE in case you want to, I dunno, print it out and tape it inside a Playboy or something. I know what you're into! So I was half joking in the shoutout of that Mass Effect Monopoly post when I said my re-re friend Terry was waiting for a Skyrim version. ... / Continue →
  • December 22, 2011
    Seen here trying to steal my soul with her stare, a Sony employee demonstrates a new "biological" battery capable of turning cellulose into glucose into energy efficiently enough to power an MP3 player. Me? I'm still cool recharging mine via USB, but what do I know? (SPOILER... / Continue →
  • December 12, 2011
    This is a picture of a $3-million, 328-foot wind turbine in North Ayrshire, Scotland trying to cope with hurricane winds. Obviously, it coped poorly. Like me in high school getting called a dork all the time. Which brings up an important topic: bullying. Listen up kids, I w... / Continue →
  • November 9, 2011
    Dialug is a conceptual electrical outlet that's rotatable so you can either set a plugged-in appliance for constant power or a limited amount of time. Can't fall asleep without the light on but want it to go out after you're under to save energy? I'm with you. Ghosts, right?... / Continue →