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June 14, 2009 - June 20, 2009 Archives

  • June 20, 2009
    This is a video of some guy's robot girlfriend that's been programmed to make him coffee. You know, JUST LIKE A GOOD GIRLFRIEND SHOULD. Am I right, honey? Now if you'll excuse me, I'll be sleeping in the car. BUT ONLY BECAUSE IT HAS AM/FM RADIO. Youtube Thanks to shogunu,... / Continue →
  • June 20, 2009
    The PIMPendo is a Nintendo on pimp juice. I suspect it guzzled an entire goblet full. Then puked. Then drank more. Out of a hooker's mouth. That's nasty. This completely refurbished NES system has been pimpified, including added LEDs which make the innards of the system g... / Continue →
  • June 20, 2009
    As most of you probably know, the original Bumblebee was a Volkswagen Beetle. And as very few of you probably know, I still have the original toy around here somewhere because I'm gangster. Tom Rhodes likes Transformers. So, naturally, he built an 18-foot-tall, 1,200-pound ... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2009
    These 6" x 12" x 7.5" hand painted Trash Compactor Bookends are available for pre-order (shipping April 2010) from the Star Wars Store for $190. And for those of you that don't do math good, that's almost $100 per side. And speaking of sides, seriously, you have to choose one... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2009
    This is a video of an augmented reality game designed by the Georgia Tech Augmented Environments Lab and the Savannah College of Art and Design - Atlanta. It's called 'ARhrrrr', which, despite sounding piratey, is actually a zombie game. It's pretty cool too. You play the ga... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2009
    Jammie Thomas-Rasset, the lady in the high profile illegal music downloading story that was in the news a while back, just had her second federal trial and has been charged with infringing 24 copyrights (for the 24 songs she downloaded). She's to pay $80,000 per song, a total ... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2009
    Apparently somebody hacked a couple DC traffic signs to say dirty words. In case you were wondering, there's a UC missing in the first line and an ALL in the third. Some people, no class. If you think your commute can be offensive, you should have been driving northbound o... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2009
    That's right, the folks over at Kingston are about to drop a 128GB flashbomb on the world. Available next month, the 128GB DataTraveler 200 will cost a staggering $547. SO DON'T WASH IN IN YOUR JEANS. Still, 128GB -- do you realize how much porn that is? *ahem* Me neither. ... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2009
    Link is possibly NSFW depending on how your boss feels about vomit on your keyboard. GRAPHIC: LOOK AT YOUR OWN RISK. After the jump you will find a picture of BME member Metal_Games, who had the likeness of a NES controller cut into the back of his leg AND THEN THE SKIN REMOV... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2009
    Well, we've already featured one rat-brain controlled robot, so why not another? This particular model is controlled via Bluetooth by the neurons from a rat's brain THAT'S KEPT IN A JAR. The video goes on to explain that different rat brains have unique personalities and all ... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2009
    This is tennis star Mario Maria Sharpova showing off a new dress that lights up whenever you receive a cell phone call. Pfft, the deaf have had this technology for years. It's the work of British fashion student Georgie Davies, who worked with Sony Ericsson on ways to merge t... / Continue →
  • June 18, 2009
    That's right young'n, the periodic table finally gave birth to element 112, temporarily named 'Ununbium', until it's official name 'Geekologium' can be verified by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), who I may or may not be holding at gunpoint. I SAI... / Continue →
  • June 18, 2009
    Well, we've got a scant six years until robot police officers and hoverboards. And only 13 before we find out we've been eating our dead. Not that you haven't been already, you sick little necromancer, you! Worry About The Replicants, Not The Apes [poppedculture] Thanks to ... / Continue →
  • June 18, 2009
    A gorilla at the Calgary Zoo picked up a knife left by one of its keepers and threatened to stab another primate if it didn't reveal the whereabouts of its banana horde. Okay, not really. But it did swing the knife around menacingly. I lie. BITCH I'LL CUT YOU! "He grabbed ... / Continue →
  • June 18, 2009
    "Hey kids, who wants free cake?!" aperture science van tooling around, scaring the hell out of people [technabob]... / Continue →
  • June 18, 2009
    I'm not going to go into the details about what this video did to me (I don't kiss and tell), but suffice it to say it was magical. Like a wand. In my pants. Youtube Thanks to Robbie, Sterling, cbobgo and Kerri, who know what I like.... / Continue →
  • June 18, 2009
    Looking to add a little homoerotic flair to your computer? How about the characters from Rocky III performing sit ups in a USB port? Available in Apollo Creed, Rocky and Clubber Lang (who's making the best face) varieties, the $30 port-humpin' fools are sure to get a rise out... / Continue →
  • June 18, 2009
    This is a cake chart explaining why the Star Trek franchise is so fashionably hip right now. Although I guess it's more specifically referring to the new movie, which, SPOILER ALERT: I got kicked out of. Twice. Top 10 reasons why Star Trek is suddenly cool--plus the chart th... / Continue →
  • June 18, 2009
    These candles were designed by Mystake to look dynamite and bombs. They're called notmy candles, as in "those are notmy penis tracks in the peanut butter". The bomb costs $5 and the dynamite $7, but you can get them both for $11 and save a Lincoln. I mean Washington. Or do ... / Continue →
  • June 17, 2009
    We've already seen a little Star Trek cake action here on Geekologie, but, quite frankly Captain, that wasn't enough. So I'm beaming some more of those delicious bastards right up. Hit the jump to see them all, then the warp drive button. I SAID WARP DRIVE, DUMMY, THAT WAS ... / Continue →
  • June 17, 2009
    Just in case you were wondering, the police will tase your 72-year old grandma. You hear that, members of the geriatric species? YOU ARE NOT EXEMPT FROM THE ZAPPERY! Also, does the officer really yell "TASERED!" as he's doing it? Because that's awesome. I'm gonna start doi... / Continue →
  • June 17, 2009
    That's right folks, NASA plans to shoot a giant missile at the moon and make it go boom. BOOM SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE THE MOON! In an unprecedented scientific endeavor -- and what may be one of the coolest space missions ever -- NASA is preparing to fly a rocket booster into the mo... / Continue →
  • June 17, 2009
    These Underwear Purses from Parcel are purses that look like kid's underwear. They're not made from real underwear though because then they'd be all pee-stained and skidmark-y. They cost about $11. But I've got to warn you: the last time I was caught out in public toting aro... / Continue →
  • June 17, 2009
    This is a video of three guys dryhumping the air out of a basement to the Song of Storms from the Zelda series. I wasn't going to post it, but then I realized that I hadn't done anything for you ladies out there in awhile. Well, besides call late at night and then hang up whe... / Continue →
  • June 17, 2009
    In one of the sickest and twistedest announcements I've read in recent history, programmers attending the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers symposium will attempt to program AI to destroy us all in a game of DEFCON. Part of the symposium is a sort of "Turing Te... / Continue →
  • June 17, 2009
    Allegedly Kimberley Vlaminck, 18, went into a tattoo parlor and requested three stars on the left side of her face by her eye. However, she claims she fell asleep during the procedure and woke up with 56. I suspect she's lying. Rouslan, who runs the tattoo parlour called The... / Continue →
  • June 17, 2009
    The Magic Missile Massage Bra from Pangao is supposed to make you breasts larger through the use of a little sorcerer and massaging "forceful vibration balls". Yes, forceful vibration balls. Plus, it comes standard with a pretty sweet spiderweb pattern. But what else can it ... / Continue →
  • June 16, 2009
    This is a gallery of princesses from fairy tales living in current times. All the pictures were taken by photographer Dina Goldstein, and, as you will see, are none too joyful. Which is exactly why I guarantee all of my lovers a horrible time right from the start. THERE WILL... / Continue →
  • June 16, 2009
    This is artist Bang-Yao Liu's senior project from SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design). It's a stop motion video that uses different colored Post-It notes as pixels. I recommend watching the whole thing. Twice. Then telling yourself you could do better, even though we ... / Continue →
  • June 16, 2009
    That's right folks, like a phoenix rising from the ashes of a burnt comic, the original Captain America is coming back for more ass-kicking action. "REBORN is the next chapter in the larger story that I've been building in [CAPTAIN AMERICA] since issue #1," explains the writer... / Continue →
  • June 16, 2009
    The conceptual Outlet Wall by Ironic Sans is by far the most smartest thing I've seen in awhile. I mean, it's a wallmade of outlets. Plenty of room for everything. Just don't show this little power-hungry bastard or he'll be humping it for days. And you know what? So what ... / Continue →
  • June 16, 2009
    This handmade bed blanket was created by Etsy seller punzie and looks great (punzie also does custom work and has a bunch of other designs if you look in the sold items section). Granted, it would look even better with you underneath it. I'm not talking dead hooker style eith... / Continue →
  • June 16, 2009
    Japanese companies unveiled several new models of robotic-chefs at the recent Tokyo International Food Machinery and Tech Expo., and I, for one, am never eating out again. Kidding, ladies. Here's a breakdown of the video: 0:00 - 0:18: Pancake cooking robot sucks at flipping.... / Continue →
  • June 16, 2009
    CarboPouches are pouches made to be filled with delicious life-nectar. They were designed by the Beverage Pouch Group (not to be confused with Capri-Sun) for nanobreweries (read: you) that don't want to invest in expensive bottling equipment. The best part is the "organolep... / Continue →
  • June 16, 2009
    It may look like a Super Nintendo, but really IT'S A TRAP! PC. I particularly like the CD slot. ...here is a cool case mod by quangDX and DuPPs. Using the Super Nintendo and the Acer Aspire One A150, they have created a SNES PC Case Mod. The controller ports have been convert... / Continue →
  • June 15, 2009
    Music fans at the recent UK Download Festival gathered around an EA booth to celebrate the future release of Brutal Legend and set a new 'people simultaneously playing the same song on air guitar' Guinness World Record. In this case, there were 440 people (beating last year's ... / Continue →
  • June 15, 2009
    Allegedly this New Point knife was designed to be unable to stab someone to death. Questionable, I know. Mr Cornock, 42, from Swindon, said that the knife will cut vegetables, but will make it almost impossible to stab someone to death and will reduce the risk of accidental i... / Continue →
  • June 15, 2009
    I've been getting this tip for a while but I always forget to post it because usually when I cook something in the microwave I rest my head against it and it makes me forget things and, more often than not, pee and overcook my burrito. So yeah, ToneMatrix is a simple audio pro... / Continue →
  • June 15, 2009
    Jurassic Fight Club: Turf Wars is a little in-browser video game (in the style of Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat) made by The History Channel to promote their new series Jurassic Fight Club premiering on Tuesday, July 29th at 9PM eastern. Needless to say, I will be turning o... / Continue →
  • June 15, 2009
    God, finally -- Super Mario Bros. the way it was meant to be played. Theremin-Controlled Mario Offers Glimpse of a Bizarre Motion Gaming Alternate History [gizmodo]... / Continue →
  • June 15, 2009
    Raytheon, a company best known for my brother and I both swearing we saw an airplane land on top of one of their buildings in Huntsville, Alabama, has received a Navy contract to draw up the initial design of a powerful burning 100-kW Fee Electron Laser (which may or may not lo... / Continue →
  • June 15, 2009
    Tactical Corsets are "high-fashion high-function clothes for empowered women" and are available with or without body armor depending on the level of "action" you see on a day to day basis. Tactical gear is no longer an all boys club. Tactical Corsets bring female operators M... / Continue →
  • June 15, 2009
    These are planters in the form of tetrads. They are equally suited for growing shit or use as cereal bowls. And, because I'm a complete slaya', I've even come up with another use: decoration. Did I just blow your mind? No? THEN WHOSE WAS THAT? Quick -- the lights! Tetris... / Continue →
  • June 14, 2009
    Thought the Japanese Gundam statue looked good during the day? Well check it out at night! The statue is chock-full of blinky blinks and other lighting effects to help assure the citizens of Japan they're safe from attack. Unless it's an inside job. *ahem* I'm looking at y... / Continue →
  • June 14, 2009
    Impressive, but mine drag on the pavement. Loose In DC Tonight: The Mother of All Truck Nutz [wonkette] Thanks to Spoonman, who may or may not want to give this vehicle a physical.... / Continue →
  • June 14, 2009
    Joshua Hoffine is a photographer who recreates scenes of childhood fears. They are scary. My images are not photoshop collages.I use photoshop to finesse details and to adjust color and contrast for printing.I use friends and family members as actors and crew.Everyone works f... / Continue →