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To The Woods!: Finally, A Throwing Knife Multi-Tool

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This is the 13-inch Kniper, a $75 throwing knife multi-tool designed by Urchin Sky. You can throw it at things, or use one of the other twenty-two tools, including a tobacco pipe. I'm going to throw it at my toes to teach them a lesson about always stubbing themselves on the door frame on my way to the bathroom. "But it's not our fault." Who was that?! Was that you, the one who had roast beef?! "It was the one who cried wee wee wee all the way home, I swear!" I should have known! *producing hand saw* Say goodbye to your little friends.

Keep going for a couple more pictures. Then get out there and accidentally stab yourself in the middle of the woods.

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Not Now, I'm Experimenting: Lab Beaker Wine Glasses

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This is the Laboratory Beaker Wine Glass Set ($60). It comes with four 300ml laboratory beakers atop traditional wine stems and makes the perfect glassware for the mad scientist who's always throwing dinner parties to drug and experiment on guests. You know, I have two mason-jar-on-wine-stem cocktail glasses that I got at the Bubba Gump Shrimp restaurant for drinking some fruity, overpriced cocktails. Now you know what I drink out of them? "Chocolate milk?" THE BLOOD OF MY ENEMIES. Jk jk, yeah, chocolate milk.

Keep going for a couple more pics, as well as the BONUS $70 Laboratory Flask Cocktail Shaker Set, and $20 shot glasses in case you're more of a hard liquor kind of person. Me? I prefer a soft licker like a puppy's tongue.

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7-Year Old Writes George Lucas To Change The Rules So Jedis Can Get Married, So He Can Get Married

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7-year old Colin Gilpatric recently wrote George Lucas asking him to change the rules so Jedis can get married, so that he can get married in the future without having to become a Sith. Obviously, because George Lucas has absolutely no problem throwing traditional Star Wars canon into a CG Sarlaac pit where Greedo shot first, LucasFilm agreed to the changes. Admittedly, I doubt George was even aware of the request and the response was created by LucasFilm PR, who did a wonderful job fulfilling a young boy's dreams. I dunno, maybe I'm just still a little bitter George Lucas never responded to my request to CG my face onto each side of Princess Leia's golden bikini top during the sail barge scene in the Blu-Ray re-release of Return of the Jedi. I COULD HAVE BEEN A STAR.

Keep going for a picture of the bonus swag LucasFilm sent, as well as a video of Colin opening the package and another of him battling Darth Vader during Disney Star Wars Weekends.

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Minion Yellow: Pantone Releases First New Color In 3 Years, Based On Minions From 'Despicable Me'

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Pantone Color Institute has announced it's first new color in three years, Minion Yellow, based off the pill-shaped Minions from 'Despicable Me'. Conveniently, the Minions spin off movie hits theaters July 10th. WHO GOT PAID, I WANT A CUT. A whole lot of words about yellow:

"Just as the sun's rays enliven us, PANTONE Minion Yellow is a color that heightens awareness and creates clarity, lighting the way to the intelligence, originality and the resourcefulness of an open mind - this is the color of hope, joy and optimism," said Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director, Pantone Color Institute.

Wait -- why does the yellow not match the color of the actual Minions? Isn't that what Minion Yellow should be? That's like Kermit The Frog green being blue. But speaking of yellow: the darker your urine gets, the worse off you are, right? Because mine's kind of a burnt sienna right now.

Thanks to Shannon S, whose favorite color is the pink used in Geekologie links.

Insane Stunt Kite Pilot Taunts Kid With His Skills

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This is a video shot on Huntington Beach of a stunt kite pilot taunting a kid with his insane kite control skills. I didn't even know half of those moves were possible to perform with a kite. And apparently neither did Benjamin Franklin, which is why his bag of kite tricks consisted entirely of trying to electrocute himself to death.

Keep going for the video, then let's go fly a kite, up to the highest height.

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4/20: Some Of The Most Creative Blunts Ever Rolled

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This is a gallery of some of the insane blunts rolled by Instagrammer ValleyRec420. He's got everything: weapons and guns, a Naboo Starfighter, a fighter plane with over an ounce and a quarter of weed in it, woven blunts, and more. Clearly he has the skills. Plus patience. Me? I have neither skills nor patience and just eat burning weed by the handful like Cookie Monster.

Keep going for like 40 more pics.

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Japanese Airline's R2-D2 Jets For International Flights

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To celebrate their expansion into more international markets, All Nippon Airlines has announced they'll begin flying these R2-D2 themed 787 Dreamliners to foreign destinations this fall. I'm pretty sure the extent of the R2-D2 theme is just the exterior though. Still, maybe R2-D2 narrates the in-flight safety film before you take off. That would be a nice touch. But please, no C-3PO or Jar Jar or I will inflate one of those emergency escape bounce-house slides and cancel my vacation.

Keep going for several more shots and a video. Also, those wings are BENDY.

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Oldschool Vs. Newschool: Scythe Beats Weed-Whacker In Grass Cutting Challenge

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Scythe Festival, or world's worst Renaissance Faire?

Because rural England, this is some footage from the West Country Scythe Festival of two men doing battle in a grass cutting competition. The shirtless beast with the scythe absolutely destroys the sissy with the safety helmet and weed-whacker. Now I'm not saying that guy never stood a chance, but everyone knows the key to effective weed-whacking is to let out as much plastic line as possible. I used to cut the whole yard with a weed whacker because I removed the guard and let out enough line to cut a 4-foot diameter at a time. You just have to learn how to lean over real far and watch your legs because I don't have any toes now. Oh, and don't wear flip-flops.

Keep going for the video of the oldschool win.

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