The Tallest Mountain In The Solar System

Mount Everest, at 29,029 feet tall (~5.5 miles), is the tallest mountain on earth (excluding Hawaii's Mauna Kea, which is actually 33,465 feet tall -- only 13,796...
December 10, 2010

Star Wars Movie Posters For Other Movies

Artist Matt Ranzetta went and created these Star Wars inspired movie posters for movies that have nothing to do with Star Wars minus some loose associations with...
December 10, 2010

Space Odyssey Monolith Actionless Figure

So ThinkGeek is selling a $13 Monolith Action Figure from 2001: A Space Odyssey. It's basically a piece of rectangular molded plastic and ranks right up there...
December 10, 2010

German Robot Face Toilet Paper Dispensers

Told you they were shit-eaters! Want a toilet paper dispenser that looks like a friendly robot? That was a trick question, there's no such thing as a...
December 9, 2010

Daft Punk/Disney/Monster/TRON Headphones

I can't really wear headphones because my left ear's like two inches lower than the right and I look like Sloth and Quasimodo's lovechild, but -- oh...
December 9, 2010

NES Bedding Sets, Now With More 'For Sale'

Remember the NES bedding set from a couple months ago? Well now the makers are selling them on eBay, albeit expensively. Bidding starts at $350 with $55...
December 9, 2010

Blown Away: Laboratory Air Cannon Prank

Pranks: funny. Pranks where somebody can get seriously injured: hilarious. You should have seen the time I balanced a hammer on the sill above the apartment door...
December 8, 2010

Daft Punk's TRON-Inspired Music Video

This is the video for Daft's Punk's first single, 'Derezzed', off the TRON: Legacy soundtrack. It's pretty badass. The song too. Almost enough to make me forget...
December 8, 2010

There's No Denying It, The Dude Loves Risk

A young Geekologie Reader sent me this video of himself unveiling Risk (the board game) at music camp and Milton Bradley one of the Parker Bros. there...
December 8, 2010

No Child Deserves A $16K Spaceship Bed

This 'Deep Space Fighter Bed' (which looks suspiciously like the lovechild of a TIE fighter and this Millennium Falcon bed) from PoshTots (PoshTots?! You've got to be...
December 7, 2010

Ho Ho Holy God That's Nerdy: Geek Wreath

The Geek Wreath is a cheap plastic wreath (possibly stolen from somebody's grave) with a bunch of broken computer parts glued to it. It's the perfect holiday...
December 7, 2010

Definitely The Droids You Were Looking For

Remember Black Milk's series of geeky swimwear, including the R2-D2 suit? Well they're back with a $85 C-3PO model to complement the trashcan one. No wonder Luke...
December 7, 2010

Sadness: Top 10 Yahoo! Searches Of 2010

Because I like depressing the hell out of myself (I've been told it builds character), the top 10 Yahoo! searches of 2010 are, in no a very...
December 7, 2010

You Know How I Feel About New Dinosaurs!

I love them is the thing. Seen here in two artist's renderings, the Koreaceratops ("Korea's horned face") is a cousin of the triceratops and a partially aquatic...
December 7, 2010

FEEL THE BURN: $600 Exercise Office Chair

You know what sucks about spending 9-5 at a desk? You can't work out. Well that, and absolutely everything else that prevents you from sleeping in and...
December 6, 2010

DON'T EVER LOSE YOUR SPRINT PHONE

Note: The whole, high-res conversation can be viewed HERE. Geekologie Reader Jason found a Sprint cell phone (presumably at the bar on his way out with 4-6...
December 6, 2010

OH COME ON!: The Knife-Weilding Meat-Bot

Because hell hath no fury like a woman scorned robot armed, Japanese firm Mayekawa Electric has developed a robot programmed to bone a ham. And not like...
December 6, 2010

Desecrating Childhoods: Muppet Burlesque

Note: Jump is NSFW on account of disturbing imagery (read: pastied children's show characters). Who knew Sesame Street was in the red light district? I did not....
December 5, 2010