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  • September 30, 2014
    While most people would spend their time trying to move OUT of a dumpster, environmental science professor Jeff Wilson has committed to living inside one of the trash shacks for an entire year. During that time, Jeff, who also calls himself Professor Dumpster and not Captain T... / Continue →
  • March 14, 2014
    This is a set of $25 in-bowl toilet decals that turn your crapper into a sarlaac pit. Specifically, the Great Pit of Carkoon on Tatooine. It even comes with Tatooine's two suns, Jabba's sail barge Khetanna, and Boba Fett, Chewie, Han Solo and Lando Calrissian decals. It do... / Continue →
  • August 29, 2013
    Free to a good home: Salad remnants -- a little lettuce, four cherry tomatoes (all unpierced!), four olives, one partial crouton, grated cheese and ranch. Sorry, but I ate all the crackers. Leftoverswap is an app in development designed to connect people with leftovers with p... / Continue →
  • November 8, 2012
    This is the incredibly ridiculous Russian 'Sberbank Visa Infinite' credit card. It's made of pure gold and has 26 diamonds in it. It makes me hate wasteful rich people even more than I did before, which was already a lot. The card costs $100,000 to obtain, $65,000 of which g... / Continue →
  • October 15, 2012
    Scientists have created a hard drive out of sapphire and etched with platinum that will allegedly store data for over a million years. That's a long time. The drive was created so that governments can keep long-lasting records of where they've buried nuclear waste, that way w... / Continue →
  • July 24, 2012
    This is a video of a robotic trashcan on wheels that moves to catch everything you throw at it. That way you score a basket every time and don't feel like such a CLUMSY LOSER. Sure it would be way cheaper to roll your office chair over there and pick it up, but who wants to b... / Continue →
  • June 22, 2012
    This is the new record-holder for the world's largest chocolate sculpture: a 18,239-pound (8,273-kilogram, ~9-ton) model of the Mayan-built Kukulkan pyramid in Chichen Itza, Mexico. It beats the previous record holder by almost 4 tons, and was presumably made to celebrate the ... / Continue →
  • June 4, 2012
    This is a small series by photographer Henry Hargreaves and food stylist (Jesus -- even foods have stylists now? I still cut my own hair) Caitlin Levin of a bunch of deep-fried gadgets. It's supposed to be a social commentary on how consumers view gadgets as disposable (or p... / Continue →
  • March 22, 2012
    Inb4 why do all patent drawings look like something out of a 70's science textbook? Nokia recently filed a patent for the technology that will allow a user to be alerted to an incoming call/text message/email via vibrating tattoo. Because God forbid you have to rely on your a... / Continue →
  • January 19, 2012
    So apparently Nissan is getting into the iPhone case business after inventing a paint for its vehicles back in 2008 that "self-heals" after being scratched (video demo after the jump). Because God forbid your iPhone CASE gets a f***ing scratch in it. That -- that might just be... / Continue →