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December 7, 2008 - December 13, 2008 Archives

  • December 13, 2008
    Some Apple fan in Japan, one who owns a Fuji apple orchard, decided to profess his love for Macs in the only way he knows how, by growing fruit with the Apple logo and little pictures of iPods on them. How did he achieve the feat? Simply -- with stickers. You just put a stic... / Continue →
  • December 13, 2008
    A 54-year old woman who was married to the Berlin Wall for 29 years is now cheating on the iconic landmark with a local garden fence. Mrs Berliner-Mauer (Berlin Wall), who has been diagnosed with a condition called Objectum-Sexuality, claimed she fell in love with the wall w... / Continue →
  • December 12, 2008
    If Jesus wasn't too busy telling that fat f***er Santa to shit down my chimney, maybe I'd bake him a meat-cake for his birthday. Hit the jump to see a pictorial on how to create your own meat cake, which basically involves making three giant hamburgers, gluing them together wi... / Continue →
  • December 12, 2008
    NYU will be offering degrees in the design and development of video games starting fall 2009. Load up on Mountain Dew, kids, it's time to get your learn on. The NYU Game Center, launching in fall 2009, will make NYU the first New York City college to offer such a degree, and ... / Continue →
  • December 12, 2008
    This is a gallery of geeky t-shirt designs from some guy named Glenn Jones. Hit the jump for a bunch more of my favorites and a link to his store which has even more. They're all $20 a pop and the perfect thing to keep you from showing your tits this holiday season. Unless y... / Continue →
  • December 12, 2008
    Africa -- who's coming with me? Hit the jump for two more graphics I didn't bother looking at because I'm too busy throwing clothes in a suitcase.... / Continue →
  • December 12, 2008
    No -- it's hemp, not chronic. But that didn't stop modder Dhreck, who may or may not smoke the f*** out of the sticky-icky (hint: he does), from wrapping a Wii-mote in the stuff. The Hemp-Mote is absolutely playable, all buttons, accelerometers and the infrared camera accoun... / Continue →
  • December 12, 2008
    Zelda. I almost named my dog Zelda. But then I realized the real princess probably wouldn't eat cat shit, so I didn't. Anyway, this is a papercraft model of Link's hat and hair from Twilight Princess. But it's only one of a million different Zelda models available over at N... / Continue →
  • December 12, 2008
    A team of Japanese researchers believe they're well on the way to developing a technology capable of displaying whatever is on a person's mind. Including pictures, dreams, and, God willing, sex with dinosaurs. While the team for now has managed to reproduce only simple images... / Continue →
  • December 12, 2008
    Some woman's husband had a bakery make her a Nikon D700 cake, then he gave her the actual camera afterward. How romantic. Well, not as romantic as presenting your wife with a cake that looks like two hands, then giving her the clap, but, pfft, what is? Hit the jump for a bunc... / Continue →
  • December 11, 2008
    I don't have much more info on these pictures except they were made by Picasa user magnus mouse using LEDs and lasers with a really long exposure. Just like they used to do in the olden days except with a flashlight or a sparkler. So yeah, a laser + long exposure = cool effec... / Continue →
  • December 11, 2008
    The Covini Six Wheeler (C6W) needs a new name but does have six wheels. It looks kind of like a Ferrari whose mother downed too much ethanol during pregnancy. So why the six wheels? The Covini Six Wheeler takes its engineering inspiration from the 1976 Tyrell P34 race car wh... / Continue →
  • December 11, 2008
    Or is there? I don't know, I'm not good at speculation. But I am good at making shit up. And also, making out. Ladies? According to Trip Chowdhry, an analyst at Global Equities Research, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will announce a Zune-style mobile device during his keynot... / Continue →
  • December 11, 2008
    By now all you regulars know about my affinity for Zelda. And for you newcomers: I have an affinity for Zelda. So what better way to share my love of the princess than to, uh, post a bunch of pictures of chicks dressed as Link? I know, I'm confused too. But that hasn't stop... / Continue →
  • December 11, 2008
    I know not all of you readers are FAKE! asshats. I'm sure some of you are actually good people, who make a valued contribution to society. And some of you are straight pervs. And others, like reader David, are inventors. David developed a towel that helps solve the age-old ... / Continue →
  • December 11, 2008
    If God wasn't too busy spiting me every morning, he'd eat this shit for breakfast. Hit the jump for a picture of the finished product.... / Continue →
  • December 11, 2008
    The TwoDaLoo is a toilet made for two. Just the thought of it disgusts me. The TwoDaLoo is billed as the world's first toilet two people can use ... at the exact same time. It brings couples closer together and conserves our water supply all with one flush. The TwoDaLoo featu... / Continue →
  • December 11, 2008
    This is a NSFW (language) mashup video featuring awesomeness. I swear, I love myself a good mashup. Also, the girl with the pink wig in the video. *wikipedia-ing* Scratch that, 17. Most Improbable Lil Jon Mashup Ever [collegehumor] Thanks to chefferson and Matt, who actual... / Continue →
  • December 10, 2008
    Remember Marie-Claude Bourbonnais? She was the chick dressed up as Caitlin Fairchild from Gen¹³. Well the photographer of both shoots, Gil P, contacted me with the lowdown on this new set, which features Marie-Claude modeling a Gear of War inspired outfit. You know, ther... / Continue →
  • December 10, 2008
    Remember Le Trung? The last time we saw him he was busy groping his robotic lover. Well not much has changed in the interim: he's still going strong, perfecting "fem-bot" Aiko to be his wife. Inventor Le Trung, 33, created Aiko, said to be "in her 20s" with a stunning 32, ... / Continue →
  • December 10, 2008
    If you sell fake I.D.s, it's best to not advertise that shit all over your Escort LX (or is it?). You can profess your love for Jesus all you want, but keep the I.D. business on the low. Apparently the genius behind this operation (who was clearly focusing his efforts on the ... / Continue →
  • December 10, 2008
    Want to make your own zombified Barbie doll? No problem. All it takes is some paint, a razor blade, some Sculpey, a regular Barbie doll, and some brains (!). Hit the jump to see the basic process, which is so simple even a zombie could do it (!). Ha, this reminds me of when... / Continue →
  • December 10, 2008
    This firebreathing robot-dog-beast-cycle (inappropriately named Lrry) was made entirely out of recycled materials by the Mutoid Waste Company in London. "Why?", you ask. "Why not?", the makers reply. "Because that f***er's gonna kill us all!", you scream while throwing an em... / Continue →
  • December 10, 2008
    Yes, for real. Microsoft is launching a clothing line named Software. I don't get the pun, but I'm sure it's funny. Hit the jump for three more available styles, all of which have a retro feel to them (including Bill's mugshot). So -- who's buying? Anybody? Apparently thi... / Continue →
  • December 10, 2008
    This is a Japanese zoo's training video on what to do in the unlikely event that a cardboard rhino with two guys standing underneath it escape from its habitat. Looks like a lot of poking it with sticks, banging on metal buckets, and eventually tranquilizing the horny bastard.... / Continue →
  • December 10, 2008
    Elizabeth Frisinger, 18, lost her virginity on the beach during a senior class trip. Then she accidentally texted her dad, telling him about it. Woops! Gotta be careful with the iPhone texting app, Lizzy, it's easy to text the wrong person. Seriously though, sweetheart, thi... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2008
    Mmmm, bento boxes. They combine two of my favorite things. Bento. And boxes. Apparently Anna the red makes these delicious lunches for her boyfriend, who might very well be the luckiest guy in the world. You don't want to lose this one, boyfriend-guy. Hold on tight, man. ... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2008
    We've already seen steampunk'd Star Wars here on Geekologie. First in LEGO form, then as a Vader helmet, then figurines, and, most recently, a steamy little R2. Well recently, the Society of Digital Artists held a little Steampunk Star Wars contest, and these are some of the ... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2008
    NSFW! And also, the story of my life. Seriously, these guys should hire me -- I've got tons of this material. Youtube Thanks to Wilson and Jay, who swear they've never had this problem.... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2008
    The Kisai Tenmetsu is the latest in wrist bad-assery available from Tokyoflash. It's a definite departure from a lot of the other designs. Three LEDs positioned beneath each lens allow a transition between LED colors creating a look never before seen. A continuous line runn... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2008
    The cuckoo speaker may look like an ordinary speaker, but when the music gets loud enough the speaker in the bottom pops out like one of those spring-loaded boxing gloves! I bet it sounds like shit! But regardless, to compliment the speaker, I've come up with a similar idea f... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2008
    Wonder how you're gonna die? By this thing, the Missile Agency's Multiple Kill Vehicle-L (MKV-L). The MKV-L mission is to destroy medium through intercontinental-range ballistic missiles equipped with multiple warheads or countermeasures by using a single interceptor missile.... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2008
    The Keyboard For Blondes is a real $50 product. What makes it for blondes? Well, it has some questionably clever keys in place of the standard ones, comes complete with audio, and a lovely pink coloration. The all-pink keyboard swaps out standard keys with funnier, dumber ke... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2008
    The Pentagon is tossing $22 million at developing guided bullet technology that would enable a bullet to change course midflight because it wasn't shot right first in the first place, the wind changed, or the head you were aiming at moved. *closing blinds* Greeeaaaaat. Darpa... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2008
    No need to thank me folks, I ambushed Santa at Wal-Mart (the one ringing the bell outside) and stole his present bag. Inside? A bunch of cosplay pictures -- the bearded old man's a perv! Anyways, I've decided to share them with you, since it's the season of giving or whateve... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2008
    Remember last month when a NASA toolbag accidentally floated off into space during a repair to the International Space Station (if not, video after the jump. Skip to about 0:55 to see the loss)? Endeavor astronaut Heidi Stefanyshyn-Piper's loss has turned out to be an amateur... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2008
    Want to launch paper airplanes but don't have any arms? Then good luck folding one in the first place. But for those of you that are lazy or just don't know when to let go comes the $18 Electric Paper Plane Launcher from Urban Outfitters. Ready for take off. Take your pape... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2008
    As many of you probably don't know because I'm just now making it up, I love Pokemon. Pikachu, that lovable little electric turd, really does something to me. Something deep down in my heart, near the cockles. And I just found out I'm not the only one! That's right, this cr... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2008
    The Grippity is a real product that will be hitting shelves mid next year for about a hundred bones (big ones, like arm and leg bones -- not the little ones in your ear). I question its usefulness. But then again, I question the usefulness of my third leg too. It drags on th... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2008
    There are case mods, and then there are case mods. And then there's this Battlestar Galactic case by L337 modder Boddaker. This liquid-cooled work of art has a numerous video screens, a side window hidden by a servo-controlled door, and a slot-loading DVD drive that lets you ... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2008
    This is a time-lapse video made of still images by astronaut Don Pettit aboard the International Space Station. It shows the Aurora Borealis in all its auroral beauty -- from space. And while it's not THE most beautiful thing I've ever seen, it's second only to the boobs I sa... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2008
    Let's face it, guns and booze go together like trebuchets and LSD: they were made for each other. So the $22 Shots Gun Drink Dispenser comes as no surprise. You just jam the topper (complete with holster) on a bottle, pump the pump, and PEW PEW drinks to your hearts content. ... / Continue →
  • December 7, 2008
    Vincent Gonzalez assaulted his girlfriend with a cheeseburger. He's currently in the slammer with charges of battery, domestic violence and destruction of deliciousness. The victim told sheriff's deputies that she was eating with boyfriend Vincent Gonzales in her car when t... / Continue →
  • December 7, 2008
    The Palm Pistol is a single-shot firearm aimed (!) at folks who may have trouble shooting a regular gun and probably shouldn't be anyways. The company behind the weapon hopes to have it classified as a medical device for the elderly and people with arthritis. Holy shit. "It's... / Continue →