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Crystal Pokeballs WIth Glowing Pokemon Inside


This is the line of crystal Pokeballs with glowing Pokemon inside made and sold by Etsy store PokeMasterCrafter. They cost $70 apiece, and are currently available in Mew, Mewtwo, Scyther, Alakazam, Dragonite, Blastoise, Arcanine, Gengar and Eevee varieties. The Pokemon inside appears to glow when placed on their light-up base (included).

Each Poke ball is made of a high grade k9 crystal the same material used in high end home decor. The crystal is carved into a 80mm diameter(baseball size) ball and has fine point 3d laser engraving done to it. Using the latest in 3d engraving technologies we burn the image straight into the crystal. This laser is 5 times more precise than traditional 3d engraving to offer amazing detail and realism to each Pokemon.

The perfect gift for the Pokemon lover in your life! Don't have a Pokemon lover in your life? Send me one. "I don't where you live." GOOD POINT. So listen -- you know how in order to get to Hogwarts you have to show up at King's Cross Station on September 1st at 11AM and run through the wall between platforms 9 and 10? Well don't do that. Instead, show up at the bus terminal in downtown L.A. and look for the man drinking out of a paper bag on the bench out front. Give him this password: 'Psst -- Is that you, GW?' If he tries to bite you, it wasn't me, or I've already had too much to drink.

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New Dementor Wasp Species Turns Roaches To Zombies


Ampulex dementor is a newly described species of wasp from the Mekong region in Southeast Asia named after the Dementors from the Harry Potter series. Obviously, anything named after Dementors is bad news, and it's only a matter of time before there's some new street drug named Dementor made from refined fertilizer that causes users to try to suck their friends' souls out of their buttholes a la Bubba Ho-Tep.

Dementor wasps inject venom into cockroach prey, right in the belly, rendering it a "passive zombie," according to a new report from the World Wildlife Fund.

"Cockroach wasp venom blocks receptors of the neurotransmitter octopamine, which is involved in the initiation of spontaneous movement," according to the report. "With this blocked, the cockroach is still capable of movement, but is unable to direct its own body. Once the cockroach has lost control, the wasp drags its stupefied prey by the antennae to a safe shelter to devour it."

I'm going to be honest: being turned into a zombie then dragged somewhere to be devoured is not how I want to leave this planet. No, I want to leave this planet on my own volition and IN A ROCKETSHIP. I am going to blast off for galaxies unknown! Oooooor do all the math wrong and shoot myself straight into the sun. Just saying, I've got the feeling it wasn't the D+ math students that got us to the moon.

Thanks to Stephanie A, furry and Jan, who are all stoked about not being cockroaches.

IT Guy Makes Giant Computer Throne For Himself


This is the Wired Throne built by Redditor and jonat1992. Presumably while on the clock, and presumably while ignoring the constant ringing of his work phone. In my mind this is what all IT guys spend their time doing instead of poking their heads out of the basement and finally coming up here to delete all the p0rn viruses I accidentally downloaded on my work laptop. Thanks, jerks.

Thanks to n0nentity, who is a firm believer that if turning it off and turning it back on doesn't work, it's time to get violent.

World Record LEGO Ball Moving Machine Moves Balls Using 88 Different Ball-Moving Modules


Remember that ultra-impressive GBC (great ball contraption) built by Kawaguchi Akiyuki. Well this is an even BIGGER one built by Maico Arts and Ben Jonkman that contains 88 different ball moving modules. That is a lot of ways to move balls! I usually move mine by nonchalantly repositioning a leg. The key to shifting your balls to a more comfortable position (provided they aren't glued to your leg because it's so f***ing hot out) is not using your hand so people won't think you're some sort of masturbating pervert. Trust me -- nobody wants to watch you pleasure yourself, not even your girlfriend. I remember the first time I asked my girlfriend if we could watch each other pleasure ourselves. You know what she told me? "Not in the grocery store." What?! We were in the wine aisle and I was feeling romantic.

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Time Wasters: Desktop App Turns Any Part Of Your Screen Into A Playable Super Mario Level


Screentendo is a desktop app developed by Aaron Randall that allows you to turn any part of your computer screen into a playable Super Mario level. Granted not a particularly fun level, but Mario can run around and jump and break blocks. The app works by image processing the highlighted portion of your screen, and rendering blocks based on the shapes. Hopefully with the next update it'll include some Koopa Troopas and a flag pole to jump on. Have I ever told you I tried jumping on a flagpole once? Smashed my nuts, passed out and cracked my head open.

Keep going for a video demonstration using the Google logo. Download the app at the bottom of the page HERE.

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My Speakers Broke: Live Band Performs Mario Kart Music While Guy Plays The Game


This is a video of Broccoli Samurai covering the theme music to Luigi's Raceway while a guy plays the level on Mario Kart 64. I wish I had a live band to play music for me while i played video games. Actually, they don't even have to play music, they could just watch me play and talk. I need friends.

Hit the jump for the video, then wish you had a nice big basement like that.

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Ugh: MIT's Killer Cheetah Robot Can Jump Obstacles Now


The last time we saw MIT's Cheetah robot it was able to reach speeds up to 28MPH. And now? Well now, thanks to the development and upload of three new algorithms, it can autonomously jump short obstacles to reach and kill its target. So if you thought that white picket fence around your anti-robot stronghold was going to be the perfect defense against quadroped robots, it's time to rethink your plan. Or, ideally, let somebody else do the planning because you are f***ing horrible at it.

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Because The Internet: Big Bird Performs Big Pun's 'Still Not A Player'


This is a video edited together by Benjamin Roberts using Bid Bird's performance of 'That's Cooperation' to make it appear he's actually singing Big Punisher's 1998 classic 'Still Not A Player'. The safe for work version though (crush instead of f***), this is a Sesame Street mashup after all. Honestly, I don't like thinking about Big Bird being a player or crushing a lot. In my mind he just sits on a giant empty nest all day and sings happy learning songs and doesn't have any sexual drive or desires at all because that would be weird and I've already thought about this for entirely too long so I'm just gonna end this article here and go crack open a beer immediately byeeeee.

Keep going for the video, as well as The Cooperation Song and Big Pun's unedited original because the hell if I know anymore.

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