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September 28, 2008 - October 4, 2008 Archives

  • October 3, 2008
    Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed the Airborne Ultrasound Tactile Display, a 3-D interactive force field that may make touching Princess Leia's golden boobies a reality. This tactile display enables tactile feedback superimposed over 3D graphics projected i... / Continue →
  • October 3, 2008
    Made by Bandi, the same company that brought us the electronic bubblewrap popper, comes the Peri Peri ($10), a noisemaker that "recreates the sound and feel of tearing open the paper 'zipper' on a FedEx/UPS/DHL envelope". Because, Jesus, that shit is so fun. Too bad I've got ... / Continue →
  • October 3, 2008
    Buns and Guns is an actual freaking restaurant in Beirut and I would totally eat there. At the "Buns and Guns" fast food restaurant, deep in Beirut's Hezbollah-dominated southern suburbs, the chefs wear military helmets, the food is wrapped in camouflage paper, and the motto i... / Continue →
  • October 3, 2008
    This Ironing Man t-shirt ($19) turns a beloved superhero into a beloved, well, ironer, ironing his own pants. Proving beyond a shadow of a doubt that no matter how super you may be, wrinkled pants are still totally unacceptable. Ironing Man T-Shirt, Even Superheroes Love th... / Continue →
  • October 3, 2008
    Gamer Grubs are meal replacement snacks specially designed with the sedentary gamer in mind. In flavors like Action Pizza, Racing Wasabi, Strategy Chocolate and Sports PB&J, the snacks are not only fortified with vitamins and minerals, but are specially engineered to be crum... / Continue →
  • October 3, 2008
    Burton Snowboard's new Love series was made in cooperation with Playboy and feature busty centerfold pictures. Because let's face it, what could be cooler than cruising down the mountain on a booby-covered board? Ha, no, not dead hookerboarding, although.... Burton Love Seri... / Continue →
  • October 3, 2008
    I don't have much more information on this ferris wheel except that it appears to be human powered, doesn't look that fun to ride, and is definitely dangerous to operate. And while I'm on the subject, I think the carny operating the moon-bounce stole my freaking shoes. But I ... / Continue →
  • October 3, 2008
    This thinking cap promises to make its wearer smarter. How? Using a magnetic coil to send juice to portions of the left side of the brain, researchers claim that they can turn anyone into a savant, improving memory and creativity by incredible amounts. Being a skeptic, I wen... / Continue →
  • October 2, 2008
    This is a motorcycle made by artist/engineer Lee J Rowland. It has a 1,200cc Buell 97 S3 Thunderbolt engine, and custom air intakes and exhaust to match the fiberglass cat body. It's currently for sale, but being able to cruise down the road looking like you're banging a jung... / Continue →
  • October 2, 2008
    The SmartSwim UV Intensity Bikini ($99) has little purple beads right between the tits (and other, more boring places) to let you know how intense the UV rays are. Light purple good, dark purple, cancer. I suppose if you don't want to shell out 99 bones you could buy any biki... / Continue →
  • October 2, 2008
    Evan Roth designed these custom etched metal plates to show up on X-ray machines when your luggage is scanned at the airport. And let me tell you, airport security loooooves a good joke. Like the time I drank a half liter of bourbon waiting for my flight out of Vegas and fell... / Continue →
  • October 2, 2008
    Darth Vader and a very special Stormtrooper were recently spotted outside the Mann Chinese Theater on Hollywood Boulevard via Google Maps Street View. Now I hate to start wild speculation on what they went to see, but I have a sneaking suspicion it was a romantic comedy -- and... / Continue →
  • October 2, 2008
    This is a robot girl named Repliee R-1. She's an android built by Osaka University and based on an actual 5-year old girl. And I think I speak for everyone when I say they chose their model pretty freaking poorly. Liveleak Thanks to Firuz, Tytus, Jake, and Justin, who all a... / Continue →
  • October 2, 2008
    Let's face it, fish are awesome. And delicious. Well now you can pee in the sink and watch the scrumptious little buggers swim in circles at the same time. This sink makes a perfect compliment to the aquarium shitter, and all for only $4,700. It's like a dream come true, mi... / Continue →
  • October 2, 2008
    Apparently software developers are working on a cell phone application that can "see" through walls. The 'Real Space See-through Mobile' software comes from KDDI's R&D laboratory and Tokyo University and is - you'll not be surprised to learn - still just a prototype. Althoug... / Continue →
  • October 2, 2008
    This kid is the textbook definition of douchenozzle. Youtube Thanks to Tyler, the real party legend.... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2008
    Some crazy mothers in the United Kingdom are selling a full-size Roman ballista on eBay. Yes, this is for real. We are selling a full-size Roman siege catapult (or ballista), which we believe to be the only one of its kind (for at least 2000 years). The catapult was recrea... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2008
    Apple is threatening to close the iTunes store over a possible royalty hike. The National Music Publishers' Association, which represents the interests of music makers and songwriters in the U.S., wants rates to be increased 9 cents to 15 cents, which represents a 66 percent r... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2008
    The rumor mill is turning, and apparently there are hushed whispers in the darkened corners of a seedy bar about the next generation Wii hitting the streets in 2011. The upcoming console, tentatively referred to as the "Wii HD," is said to be based on entirely new hardware t... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2008
    Not really, it just separates everyone's food so it doesn't get mixed up. The Flatshare is a finalist in the Electrolux Design Lab 2008 competition and is the brainchild of Austrian design student Stefan Buchberger, who has obviously had it up to here with getting his freaking... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2008
    This is a craigslist posting in Los Angeles looking for a Sarah Palin look-alike to be in a porno. As you can see, no anal is required. So there goes our hope of Sarah Impalin' That Alasska. Hit the jump for a NSWF portrait of a nude Sarah Palin that looks like it was pain... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2008
    Loyal Geekologist Dinosaur Josh went and made a Dilophosaurus mount based on the one from Jurassic Park. Up for auction is a full size replica of the Dilophosaurus from Jurassic Park. This version has it's frill out and mouth open in attack position. It measures 21 inches fro... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2008
    The USB Key-controlled Ferris Wheel is a little USB peripheral that spins around whenever you're typing and sends a couple cute little animals on a happy fun slide. Thanks to the marvel of modern technology, it can sense when you've stopped typing, and ceases movement. It cos... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2008
    Robovox is an 8 meter tall robot designed by artist Martin Bricelj that receives text messages and then speaks them aloud in his loud robot voice. Its purpose is to serve as a tool for an individual, who's voice usually gets lost in the sounds of the mass, the society. An indi... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2008
    A Cincinnati woman went out and did it up right by celebrating Halloween early this year. Police say 32 year old Michelle Allen was chasing children in the 3100 block of Wilbraham, while wearing the cow costume early Monday evening. Allen also reported urinated on a neighbo... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2008
    This F*** The Rain Umbrella is made by Art Lebedev and lets mother nature know where to stick it. It's a real product and will set you back about $55. Although, personally, I like the rain. Like that Garbage song goes, "I'm only happy when it rains, I'm only happy when it's ... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2008
    Embedded video from CNN Video Some guy allegedly punched a shark in the face to save his rat terrier, quite possibly making him the manliest man womanly enough to actually own a rat terrier. Man punches shark [cnn] Thanks to Julian, who once punched a shark in the nads for tak... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2008
    Some guy went and made a Pong watch. This is it. I don't really know much more about it because the website is in French and I failed remedial French in highschool. Too much time staring at the tits on the chick next to me, not enough time conjugating verbs. Just sayin', I'... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2008
    Two Swedish twins, both female and likely higher than shit on something I'd be afraid to try, played a game of real life Frogger on the M6. They lost. One got hit by a truck and the other by a car. Then another car. Both are injured, but alive, and it's up to me to beat the... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2008
    We've seen custom ponies in the past, and here comes another batch, heavy on the Star Wars. That's Princess Leia there, and there's a Darth Vader and Stormtrooper after the jump. They were all made by deviantart user Spippo, who sells them if you're interested. And as a guy ... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2008
    The Watermill is a glorified dehumidifier that pulls water from the air and purifies it to drinking quality. Inside air is up to 70 times more polluted than outside air. The WaterMill is installed unobtrusively on the outside of your home, using outside air, so it won't dry ... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2008
    This is an instructional video about how to defend yourself in the likely event that someone is attacking you because you looked at them funny. I tried a couple of the moves out on a coworker, and I must admit: there was some definite arousal. Youtube Thanks to P05TMAN, wh... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2008
    The Airbus A380 is a $300 million, 7-story plane that's as long as two blue whales and 260 ft from wingtip to wingtip. And, apparently, it's a flying resort. The A380 is the ultimate in luxury. It has three decks: the top two for passengers and the lower one available for a m... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2008
    Geekologie reader Chris went and made a wool iPhone and put it up for sale on eBay to see what sort of reception (!) it would get. This auction is for a hand made (by me) needle-felted iPhone toy/art. Needle-felting has been a hobby of mine for over a year now and I decided ... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2008
    From Lolliphile, the makers of the Maple-Bacon lollipops, comes their newest flavor -- Wasabi Ginger! I love wasabi. I can eat a whole ball of it. I eat it until I cry. Same goes for ice cream. Oh, and cereal. Product Page... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2008
    Fall is here and you know what that means: kite season. I don't actually know if that's true or not, but I'm saying it is. And this is a kite that looks like a cursor. Most importantly, do you see that chick? I'd click it. Cursor Kite for the geekiest [slipperybrick] Than... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2008
    A loyal Geekologist recently took these pictures of a DeLorean that was modded to look like the one from Back To The Future. It appears to be an exact replica if you ask me. I just wonder if the flux capacitor is functional. Because if it is....a nice candlelight dinner, jus... / Continue →