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September 25, 2011 - October 1, 2011 Archives

  • October 1, 2011
    Fish, long thought to make terrible tradesmen (but delicious sticks), can apparently use tools. Rocks are tools, right? "URG!" ...Thanks for your input, Grok, but your dingaling is showing. I'm serious, people are starting to stare. Me? I've been staring the whole time. ... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2011
    This is a video of a couple trio of bros throwing paper airplanes off the roof of a college building. One guy's plane, the 'Odin Raven', manages to make its way into a trashcan in the parking lot below. Sure he didn't mean for that to happen, but it's still kind of impressive... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2011
    This is a gallery of geeky logos made out of food. They're called '"foogos", because they're a combination of "food" and "LEGOS". Weird, I know. But I'm not here to ask questions, I'm just here to type the first thing that pops in my head and get drunk. Also, please don't e... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2011
    This is a video of a surgeon peeling a grape with the Da Vinci surgical robot to raise awareness for prostate cancer and help calm patient's nerves about the precision of the technology. Unfortunately, the doctor actually stabs the grape a couple times, which, while watching t... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2011
    How do you like your back scratches? If you answered, "until you can see the bones", then these Predator rings by Danielle Nicole Hill may be for you. A set of five will set you back $900, but you can get a single for $200 if you're just going for the cokehead look. *braaap!... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2011
    Because there isn't a pauper-prince alive who hasn't dreamed of taking a princess out for a magic carpet ride with the hope of later rocking her casbah, scientists at Princeton University (my alma mater! Jk jk, I went to Virginia Tech) have successfully developed a thin plasti... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2011
    Remember Boston Dynamics' BigDog? How could you forget, that lifelike f***er was terrifying. He still haunts my dreams at night. AND fantasies. Unthankfully, AlphaDog is now here to take his place. Did I mention he's 10x quieter than his predecessor, can carry 400-lbs over... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2011
    Seen here clearly demonstrating he knows how to cup some damn balls, Skinny McRipped demonstrates an exercise with the Free Flexor, a new piece of questionable exercise equipment consisting of a shaft and two weighted balls that, just like the Shake Weight, eerily simulates the... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2011
    This is a line of $20 magnetic nail polishes from Nails Inc. Gosh, I feel like such a sassy lil lady even talking nail polish with you girls! Basically it's nail paint with iron powder in it (also great for anemic nail-biters) that a magnet can be used to make designs in whil... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2011
    This is Frank & Louie (presumably after Frank & Stein), a 12-year old cat born with two faces and mouths, and three eyes. He just made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for being the longest-lived Janus cat (named after the Roman god of transitions because of the two ... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2011
    Note: Full-res cross-section HERE, a bunch more shots of the interior (including plenty of terrifying glass-bottomed walkways) after the jump. This is Mexican architecture firm BNKR Arquitectura's concept for a 65-story subterranean "earthscaper" right in the middle of Mexico ... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2011
    Another day, another person playing the Imperial March on pieces of obsolete computer equipment (another 3.5" floppy attempt HERE and a hard drive version HERE). Admittedly, this is probably the best-sounding one to date. My last date? She sounded like a banshee screaming li... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2011
    Convinced your cat is musically inclined? You're f***ing crazy. Regardless, you should still buy it a $23 Cat Scratch Turntable from SUCK UK, if only to provide me with some new Youtube content to watch. OMG, you've got to see this -- this cat thinks it's a DJ! *screaming a... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2011
    ...why is there a tattered horsetail on the wall? This is a video of William 'Captain James T. Kirk' Shatner weighing in on the "which is better, Star Trek or Star Wars" debate. SPOILER: he basically says that Star Wars is a derivative of the Trek, the only thing Wars did bet... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2011
    Hummingbirds -- easily one of my favorite kind of birds. Right up there with penguins, puffins, flamingos, toucans and owls. And while albino specimens (in this case, a ruby-throated hummer) aren't unheard of, it's rare to see such high quality photos of one taken in the wild... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2011
    This is a parody of an Epic Meal Time episode in the World of Warcraft. They did a pretty good job. Plus at the end there's a chick with cotton candy hair eating something while making faces. That part was confusing. Actually, it was all confusing. Not gonna lie folks, I'm... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2011
    Sony, a company best known for the Walkman WHICH THEY'VE FOOLISHLY DISCONTINUED, has decided they're going to stop buying all the 3-D glasses patrons wear when they watch one of their movies and pass the cost along to theaters, who, in turn, are going to pass it right on to mov... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2011
    Remember that video of the guy who put an iPhone in his guitar and captured the oscillation of the strings on video? I know, I always watch it before bed too. Well now Geekologie Reader Mike Salovish has done the same, except with an iPad and from the outside. The oscillatio... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2011
    I know, I said I was going to post the winners over the weekend, but something came up. Namely, everything I ate. There was pizza, noodles -- some shit I don't even remember eating. Now it's Thursday. God, I've had a lot on my plate okay?! THE SIGN SAID ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT. T... / Continue →
  • September 28, 2011
    These are the Adidas Star Wars Campus Wampa Sneakers, which, for a shoe, is a pretty impressive name. Granted not as impressive as Holey Flipflop Ow Shit I Think I Just Stepped On A Nail, but now I'm going to have to call my mom and see if my tetanus shot is up to date. $150 ... / Continue →
  • September 28, 2011
    Mad scientists in Tel Aviv have successfully replaced a rat's cerebellum with an electronic one, effectively moving the Doomsday clock ahead a minute and increasing humanity's already significant fear of rodents. Good one, guys. *crushing computer mouse in desk drawer* Now M... / Continue →
  • September 28, 2011
    In a move that should come as no surprise to anyone except the very, very old who still can't believe electric car windows exist, Amazon announced its color-screen Kindle today, the $200 Fi-ya (technically 'Fire', but I like to say it like that). People are speculating how muc... / Continue →
  • September 28, 2011
    Flubber! This is a collection of videos from Youtuber SmarterEveryDay of guys taking under-filled (so they don't break) water balloons to the face, all played in slow motion. The results are unbelievable. The results from my company's random drug test? Very believable (I f... / Continue →
  • September 28, 2011
    Facebook just got outed for including (non Girl Scout) cookies that have the potential to track a user's movement across the interwebs even when signed out of the site. I...feel violated. Get it? I just sat on a dog toy! When Australian programmer Nik Cubrilovic first blo... / Continue →
  • September 28, 2011
    Note: WTF video after the jump. Seen here pounding out a drum solo on some lady's bongos chest (please, a little maturity), Khunying Tobnom practices the (not so) ancient art of breast enlargement by slapping. What the -- is anybody really buying this?! I heard the secret wa... / Continue →
  • September 28, 2011
    Remember that real quality cosplay video from DragonCon? Well this is the extended cut from the same videographers. Like, the 23-minute extended cut. There are so many cosplaying characters in this video if you got them all together you could hold a convention, easy. Hit th... / Continue →
  • September 28, 2011
    Nice bib. Listen -- I love Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as much as the next kid who used to swing a curtain rod around like a bo-staff ("Ahahahahahhaha -- you used to play Donatello? WEAAAAAAK!") with the hopes of winning April O'Neil's jumpsuited heart, but WTF bro?! That j... / Continue →
  • September 27, 2011
    Note: Larger version HERE in case you're convinced somebody in Uganda actually gives a shit about Googling "zombies". SPOILER: No. In Kenya, absolutely. This is a map created by plotting the prevalence of Google interweb searches for the word "zombie" on Google Maps. Unsurp... / Continue →
  • September 27, 2011
    Inb4 'that's a chimp not a monkey'. "Is that you, GW?" Is that me what? "In the picture." GOOD ONE, TURDBUCKET. But yes :/ A computer program designed to emulate the infinite monkey theorem (which states that a monkey typing at random for an infinite amount of time will '... / Continue →
  • September 27, 2011
    Risks: we've all taken them. Maybe it going out on a blind date, crossing a street with your eyes closed, or jumping off your parent's roof with a garbage bag parachute. Buuuuuuuuuuut those aren't the kind of risks I came to talk about. This is RISK like, all caps. The game... / Continue →
  • September 27, 2011
    But I wasn't! Multi-Touchâ„¢ For the second time, Apple was denied a trademark for the term 'multi-touch' by the US Patent and Trademark Office after the Appeal Board upheld the original rejection. God, move on bro -- she doesn't want you! For trademarks, "the greater the d... / Continue →
  • September 27, 2011
    The stormtrooper you were looking for? "No." Oh. Buy me a pair of furry ears? Cosplay Corner [geeks.thedailywh.at] Thanks to Mark, who once bodypainted himself as C-3PO. Soooooooo...that wasn't a loose transistor is what you're telling me.... / Continue →
  • September 27, 2011
    Inb4 "that looks like a [some animal]'s penis". This is a video demonstration of Norway's new Naval Strike (Magic) Missile. The shakiness made me kinda woozy, but it's worth checking out if you've got the stomach. Me? I've got that B-U-T-T-Z. *booty poppin'* The video fol... / Continue →
  • September 27, 2011
    NOTE: Big-ass version HERE in case you're in the market for a new wallpaper. Me? I'm in the market eating grapes so I don't have to pay for them. Eye candy -- that's what I was getting at in the title. "Jesus, we're not stupid." Haha! Some of you totally are is the thin... / Continue →
  • September 27, 2011
    AIDS: like the shitty entertainment center my neighbor set by the road, nobody wants it. But now scientists believe they're one step closer to a vaccine after discovering a method of attacking HIV before it's able to compromise an immune system. Hey, sounds good to me. The s... / Continue →
  • September 26, 2011
    This is a video of a stretched-out Slinky being dropped in slow motion. Amazingly, the bottom end remains motionless in the air until the top of the Slinky catches up to it. Physicist Rod Cross (the sweet ol' grandpa looking guy!) explains what's happening and why it appears ... / Continue →
  • September 26, 2011
    These are a bunch of brand slogans that, when presented on condom wrappers (not unlike the ones I find all over the sidewalk when I'm walking the dogs) suddenly become double entendres. Magical, I know. Inevitable follow-ups: Pork. The Other White Meat. -- National Pork ... / Continue →
  • September 26, 2011
    Note: I had to cut a couple out to make the picture a decent size, see the whole thing HERE. These are dress designs by DeviantARTist CdCblanc of Disney princesses (Pocahontas, Tinker Bell, Kida, Mulan, Ariel, Rapunzel and Jasmine) modeling couture designs based on their actua... / Continue →
  • September 26, 2011
    But if that's the passenger's hand with that camera, then... Sorry kids, but if you were hoping to be the first one to blow part of the Star Wars theme on the bagpipes while riding a unicycle in a kilt, you might as well tell your mommy to cancel the rest of your music lessons... / Continue →
  • September 26, 2011
    Live action, dead island. Because seeing make believe things imagined in real life is the new reality, here's a video of zombie-apocalypse game Dead Island being played with real-ass people. Admittedly, I haven't gotten around to Dead Island yet because I have like 60,000 oth... / Continue →
  • September 26, 2011
    Listen bro: I hate to be the one to tell you but you look ridiculous. This is Snappy. Snappy is an 8-foot 2-inch crocodile living at the Roaming Reptiles Animal Park in Australia. Did I mention he turned orange? Because he turned orange. Like a creamsicle, but with less cr... / Continue →
  • September 26, 2011
    These are a bunch of videos of sodium superfan Bashir Sultani 'drawing' a bunch of different video game/pop culture characters with table salt. I'm just gonna go ahead and assume Bashir's blood pressure is off the charts. As you can see, Link is looking pretty damn good and t... / Continue →
  • September 26, 2011
    Note: Slightly larger version HERE, but it's a Smurf -- they're supposed to be small! Ever wondered what a Smurf might look like in real life? Well fear not you f***ing lunatic, because artist Nate Hallinan is on the job. Per 'damn Nate gave this a lot of thought': The Smur... / Continue →