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February 6, 2011 - February 12, 2011 Archives

  • February 11, 2011
    This is the follow up to Remi Gaillard's first real-life Mario Kart video from 2008. Wow, has it really been that long? It seems like only yesterday I was stuffing my pockets with airplane bottles for a trip to the doctor (it was yesterday is the thing). Damn yeah I like to ... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2011
    All my teeth have already rotted out because I pass out drunk on the floor somewhere between the kitchen and living room every night without brushing, but that's just part of what makes me so dreamy. Plus I save like $6 a year on floss! But for those of you who still have mol... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2011
    Luke, I am your father. Just kidding, he and your mother were shot in a robbery! Ever wonder what a Batman/Ewok lovechild would look like? F*** you're a freak. Seriously, it might not hurt to peep Amazon for some self-help books on that shit. You krinkier than a tauntaun s... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2011
    Monopoly: we've all cheated at it. Whether it's stealing a couple extra $100's from the bank, insisting you're allowed to put four hotels on a property, or accepting sexual favors for rent, we've all been there. Hopefully not on family game night. Enter the new, digital Mono... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2011
    This is a homemade Contra sweater. Huh? YES I'M SURE IT'S NOT DUCK HUNT, IT SAYS 'CONTRA' REAL BIG IN THE MIDDLE, DUMMY! Which, don't tell her, but I'm gonna make one for my lady. I'mma up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, Start the hell outta those woolly ni... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2011
    Seen here looking like he might have smeared a little doodie in the middle of his own forehead, Oliver Smith poses with the Wii game that taught him the word 'shitheads'. Hey -- everybody's gotta learn it sometime. The Wii game Countdown, based on a UK game show of the same n... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2011
    Apparently a new rent-a-girlfriend (not to be confused with rent-a-gamerfriend) website in France is causing a stir, with some claiming it's a glorified escort service, and others claiming it's the best thing that's ever happened to them. Spoil yourself, rent a girlfriend! Thi... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2011
    Would totally catch 'em all. (Does that make me a hoarder?) This is actually a friend of a friend's cat that was amazingly born with the color and markings of Pikachu. KIDDING YO THAT SHIT IS SHOPPED TO FUUUUUUUUUU. It is a friend of a friend's cat though. I might steal it... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2011
    NICE JEANS, LADY! My mom circa 1984 wants to know where you got 'em! Holton Rowler (not to be confused with Thurston Howell III) creates paintings by pouring store-brand coffee cups full of paint on top of boxes to create trippy, drippy designs. I'd argue the process is even... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2011
    Note: Don't take that picture at face value, click HERE to see the entire thing with a whole bunch more lady-mugs. The Face Research Website (not to be confused with my Fist Resear-- POW!) allows users to overlay photos of faces to get an "average" of what a number of combined... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2011
    Guitar Hero, the franchise that taught us all pushing colored buttons in time to music could make you feel like a badass, has been canceled. *looks at real guitar resting in corner* DON'T "I TOLD YOU SO" ME! You think I won't smash you? I'll smash you. "Due to continued de... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2011
    This is a live-action remake of the Pokemon intro (NOT Ninja Turtles) frame-by-frame created by a couple kids with a budget I'd describe as "nonexistent" and video-making skills as "negative". Still, I know what you're thinking, "Who cares? I just wanna see if Misty's hot!" A... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2011
    SMART KITTY IS SMART. Also, probably gonna run away. Tired of bein' all stupid? Ditto. My brain's sloopy as a mofro. But now a group of Australian scientists claim to have developed a thinking cap that allows users to utilize more of the right half of their brain and think... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2011
    This is a lil chart showing the time it takes a hacker's computer to guess your password by random execution. Basically, if you have a six-letter password in all lower case by the time you read Geekologie and go back to watching Youtube videos I'll already be in your email sen... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2011
    This is a stop motion video featuring a LEGO lumberjack (who looks suspiciously like Gimli) that gets struck by lightning and is granted the power of heavy metal. Which, I'm going to be honest -- I didn't even know was a power. Being able to see through women's shirts, sure, ... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2011
    STOLEN IDEA WAS STOLEN. Note: Giant version HERE in case you really need a giant version for some reason (weirdo). Now I know what you're thinking, "Damn, why can't I have a girlfriend like that?" And the answer, my friend, is the whole package. You don't have it. You don'... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2011
    It's here, it's Skynet, we're all dead. UPDATE: I posted this last week, but since the BBC article came out I've gotten the tip again like a hundred times, so I'm moving it to the top. WHAT DO YOU MEAN YOU DON'T READ EVERYDAY?! That's right folks, scientists have developed... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2011
    Yes. Well, I think so at least. And every player will be required to make a Hoveround pilgrimage at least once in their lifetime. But whatever you do, don't forget to lather on the sunscreen, Casper. Can't have those neck-rolls gettin' crispy. It's called Joyland World, ... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2011
    Tetris Link is a board game (if you can call it that) coming out later this year that combines everybody's two favorite things: the name Tetris, and the game Connect Four. The object is to get three of your pieces touching (think a really blocky ménage à trois), which will s... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2011
    Remember the time we went to that Japanese restaurant with a monkey waiter? Ha, how could you forget -- he wouldn't stop throwing turds at us the entire dinner service! I Yelped about it. Well now the restaurant's proprietors have added a creepy female mask, wig and schoolgi... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2011
    I NEVER TOUCHED THAT LAKE! That's right folks, Antarctica's Lake Vostok, buried under two miles of ice and untouched by outside forces for over 15-million years (you old maid!) is about to get drilled for the first time. Scientists be poppin' all kinda boners about it too!: ... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2011
    Ice Cube? WTF are you doing there?! This is The Wrath of Khan (RIP Ricardo!) performed in 60-seconds through the use of papercraft and special effects. It's pretty accurate though because I remember watching in horror as a child when they put those ear-worms (Ceti eels) in C... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2011
    This is allegedly an actual screenshot from a kid who sent the World of Warcraft in-game customer support a calculus problem he needed to finish before he could get his game on (but you were already playing!), and the response he received. Now I failed the everliving shit out ... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2011
    Note: Video possibly NSFW depending on how your employer feels about pole-dancin'. This is a video of a lady loosely dressed (get it? she's hardly wearing anything!) as a Harry Potter character working the pole to a 'Harry Potter Dubstep'. Admittedly, she's pretty good and... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2011
    This guy got six Pokéball tattoos down his arm and the area beneath each stuffed with a subdermal implant to make them all appear 3-D. Not really sure what else to say, except rubbing elbows with him would almost certainly make me queasy. Not unlike eating a can of cat food ... / Continue →
  • February 8, 2011
    This is a video of Snake Eyes practicing his ninja-ing in G.I. Joe's highly sophisticated training arena his backyard while being critiqued by a sun sculpture, a buddha statue, a skull coffee mug, some free weights, and two sets of horseshoes. One thing's for certain: if you'r... / Continue →
  • February 8, 2011
    Suck it, Flowbee! Get it? Cause that shit requires a vacuum! This is an automatic head-shaving helmet invented by some guy named Boris, who doesn't run around with Nastasha but will swerve to hit a squirrel when driving (you're sick!). Somehow, this helmet uses four razo... / Continue →
  • February 8, 2011
    Seen here proving they can't even afford a trip to Supercuts, Dawn Matthews and 11-year old son Brendan are appealing to Microsoft to reverse some of the $1,700 in charges ol' Mophead McSadface accumulated on XBox Live. Yeah! YEAH! Reverse some of mine too! She entered her ... / Continue →
  • February 8, 2011
    HA -- that guy thinks he's a shelf! Note: Watch without audio, guy says bad word (holy she-she). This is a video of somebody taping a security monitor replaying footage of a guy trying unsuccessfully to prevent an entire shelving unit from spilling its precious alcoholic carg... / Continue →
  • February 8, 2011
    Certainly brings new meaning to 'shooting the green', amirite?! No? God I hate myself. Own an assault rifle and tired of shooting bullets? Enter the $20 golf-ball launching nozzle. Your neighbors'll never suspect you shot their f***ing windows out while hiding under a recy... / Continue →
  • February 8, 2011
    Note: Worthwhile larger version HERE. This is an animated gif that makes the sun appear 3-D. Also, blue. While interesting, what's even more interesting is the UFO that keeps blinking in the bottom right corner. I suspect they're siphoning off our sun's energy like I do my ... / Continue →
  • February 8, 2011
    Admit it! Admit you've dabbled in witchcraft! $1.99 to have your sins forgiven, not a bad deal! That's right folks, the Catholic Church has officially approved an iPhone app that guides worshipers through the process of confession. Ah yes, I remember my first confession. I... / Continue →
  • February 8, 2011
    Great, they're trying to trick our women. This is a video of a guy jerking around a realistic robotic baby's head like he's searching for the holes in a bowling ball. KEEP LOOKING TILL IT STARTS SPARKING AND CATCHES FIRE! ...the goal of Osaka University's AFFETTO was to crea... / Continue →
  • February 8, 2011
    This is a video of one of the four horsemen of the apocalypse appearing during the recent Egyptian riots. That's him in the yellow, clearly making him the 4th, or pale horse rider (Death, aka pestilence, plague). I know, I didn't know they glowed either. Now granted you coul... / Continue →
  • February 8, 2011
    Note: This is not the graphic you're looking for, I had to cut it. Click HERE to see the entire thing in full-res. This is the story of Star Wars: A New Hope told in little icons as created by digital designer Wayne Dorrington. I tried "reading" it, but came up with a story ... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2011
    This is a short video (WHICH COULD HAVE BEEN EVEN SHORTER -- skip to 1:30 for the good stuff to start) created from a series of HDR time-lapse photographs by Patryk Kizny called 'The Chapel'. The star of the film is, get this -- an old chapel. One that's falling apart in Pola... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2011
    Better than 'niece tits', just sayin'. I mean, it's not really vulgar to you or I, but you and I aren't twelve. You just act that way. Hoho, BURN! -- *circle-circle-dot-dotting nips* -- NO BURN-BACKS! Anyway, a 12-year old California girl got a 'NICE TITS!' heart in a bag... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2011
    Seen here tormenting a cat instead of laying waste to that Roomba LIKE I SPECIFICALLY YELLED AT HER TO DO, Hammy Princess shows off her Theo Jansen inspired hamster-ball mecha. JEALOUS SUPER MONKEY BALL IS JEALOUS. Princess is a tiny little thing, much smaller than what I had... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2011
    Adam didn't name them all? Note: I don't care if you can spot a nickel from across the street, there's no way you can read this. Click HERE to see the whole map in it's full-res glory and getcha learn on. This is a map showing the origin/meaning of all countries' names. H... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2011
    We've already seen butterflies in space, so what not birds? This is an old video of a couple dudes and a bunch of pigeons during a weightless dive experiment in a Vomit Comet to determine how well birds fly in a weightless environment. Which, I'm not gonna lie, isn't very wel... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2011
    Seen here looking like an exploding nebula or some such shit, a strain of flu prepares to have its ass whipped and lil' tentacle dealies torn off by a new flu vaccine. That's right folks, scientists at Oxford University believe a vaccine capable of combating EVERY strain of fl... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2011
    This is a patent from 1963 for a device that's supposed to make birthing easier by practically shooting babies out of vaginas with the helpful hand of centrifugal force. Basically a woman is strapped into this thing, it starts spinning like mad, and she projectile vomits for a... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2011
    As you may or may yes know, I have a special affinity for the Zelda franchise. Maybe it's how much of Link's heroism I see in myself, or my penchant for the skin-flute ocarina, but it's prooooooobably all the pointy ears. God I'm a sucker for pointy ears. Also: ranch dressi... / Continue →