Let There Be Light Stars: R2-D2 Planeterium

Is there anything more relaxing than falling asleep counting stars on your ceiling? Yes, tons -- including bubble baths. But it's still a good time, and galaxies...
August 19, 2011

Shadow Optical Illusion: LIES, ALL LIES!!

This is an optical illusion being performed by an overturned trash can casting a shadow on a checkered picnic blanket, making it a far superior magician than...
August 18, 2011

Dinosaur Era 'Living Fossil' Eel Discovered

This is a picture of recently discovered Protoanguilla palau, an eel that evolved into its current form around 200 million years ago, at the beginning of the...
August 18, 2011

IBM Creates Brain-Mimicking Computer Chips

So IBM was awarded a (surprise!) DARPA government grant to more or less create Skynet computer chips and, what do you know, they're making progress. BUT NOT...
August 18, 2011

How People In Science See Each Other Chart

Note: Slightly larger version HERE. This is small chart showing how different people in science view themselves and each other. Me? I imagine everybody wearing lab coats...
August 18, 2011

Bug Tornadoes Herald Coming Apocalypse

OMG -- the eighth plague. Because God has wisely (the dude's smart) decided humanity's reign of terror on earth has just about run its course, here's a...
August 18, 2011

Bad Hair Day: 40K Watts Of Bass To The Face

Bass like low frequency sound NOT bass like smallmouth and largemouth. Nobody wants 40K of those in their face. "Schpeeak for yourshellf." GOD -- GET THE F***...
August 18, 2011

Eensy Weensy Computer Is Eensy Weensy

WOULD NOT WANT TO MISPLACE JUMP DRIVE. This is a short video of a guy toying around with what is allegedly a tiny-ass PC, but what is...
August 17, 2011

Another Day, Another Plan For A Space Hotel

So we've already heard about Intergalactic Suites, the space hotel that's supposed to open NEXT YEAR, but here comes another one. This time from Russia. With love?...
August 16, 2011

It's A Sad Day: Ninja Turtles Rob A Wendy's

According to Police in Rib Mountain (NOT McRib Mountain, which only exists in your most delicious and gassiest dreams), Wisconsin, a man with a ninja turtle mask...
August 16, 2011

Sacrifice Accepted: Volcanic Smoke Rings

Seen here indicating that, yes, the One Ring was successfully destroyed, Mount Doom in Mordor Mount Etna in Italy blows some celebratory bubbles smoke rings. It is...
August 16, 2011

Broken NES Lunchbox w/ Controller Handle

I get the NES lunchbox and 'A Game of Thrones', but what's up with the Q-tip? This is the lunchbox redditor Masennus made after his Nintendo stopped...
August 15, 2011

Plesiosaur 'Dino' Gave Birth To Live Young

First of all, Plesiosaurs aren't actually dinosaurs. Dinosaur is a generic term for terrestrial vertebrates of the time, it's just cooler (albeit entirely incorrect) to say dino...
August 15, 2011

Dapper Droids: Hand-Knit R2-D2 Sweaters

BEEP BOOP B-- hey handsome. This is a made-to-order hand-knit YAAAR2-D2 sweater from Etsy seller EricaKnit. It costs $450 (~$430 more than a white sweater and cans...
August 15, 2011