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January 20, 2013 - January 26, 2013 Archives

  • January 25, 2013
    This is a video from a group of divers off Kona, Hawaii on a manta ray watching expedition when a bottlenose dolphin with a fishing line in its mouth and wrapped around a pectoral fin comes to ask for help. Thankfully, one of the divers is able to successfully remove the line.... / Continue →
  • January 25, 2013
    What do you get for the kid who already has everything? NIGHTMARES. UndeadTeds are regular teddy bears that have been torn apart and zombified by artist Phillip Blackman. Prices start at around $50 and go up from there depending on the size of the bear and the amount of gore... / Continue →
  • January 25, 2013
    J.J. Abrams is going to direct the new Star Wars movie and this is an alphabetic poster of Star Wars silhouettes created by graphic artist Patrick Concepcion. You can buy a print of it at Patrick's Etsy shop HERE and teach your kids the alphabet via Star Wars. Fun! Then you ... / Continue →
  • January 25, 2013
    Remember the first 'Push to Add Drama' ad made by TNT? Well here's a new one from Holland that's even crazier than the first. It's got everything: sniper fire, kidnapping, explosions, naked dudes running around, you name it. "Zoo animals?" No zoo animals. "Boat chase?" No... / Continue →
  • January 25, 2013
    This is a chart depicting the distances we've traveled on worlds that aren't earth. SOMEHOW the Soviets still hold the top spot for longest distance traveled with a single vehicle. Granted it was an unmanned vehicle, but still, I'm a little disappointed in NASA. Me: *makin... / Continue →
  • January 25, 2013
    To celebrate the show's 50th anniversary later this year, the New Zealand Mint (previously of Star Wars and Hobbit coin fame) and BBC Worldwide have announced a commemorative Dr. Who coin. The coin has a face value of $2 but will set you back $155 if you actually want one. Tr... / Continue →
  • January 24, 2013
    This is cosplayer Sasha Trabane sporting a TARDIS dress with the TARDIS interior cleverly painted by Andy Coyle in between the pleats. Is that the correct terminology -- pleats? Despite what I may have lead you to believe in the past, I'm not actually an expert on women's fas... / Continue →
  • January 24, 2013
    Look at this girl. She looks crazy, right? Like, why the hell are you turning the water on, you're going to soak you're going to soak your pants and it's obviously cold out. The thing is, she's not turning the water on, she's opening the secret rear entrance to the house. W... / Continue →
  • January 24, 2013
    This is a series of soap bars called Man Hands, they're supposed to smell like things dudes like. Stuff like cash, fresh-cut grass, beer, baseball gloves, fire and dirt. Each bar will set you back $7 and doesn't come with any sort of guarantee they'll make you more manly. Th... / Continue →
  • January 24, 2013
    In heartwarming/tearjerking news, Christian Bale recently called 8-year old Batman fan and cancer patient Zach in the hospital to talk about his favorite superhero. There's a 9-minute video of that conversation (although you can't really hear too much of Bale) after the jump, ... / Continue →
  • January 24, 2013
    These are Reebok's ATV19+. First of all, that's a terrible name for a shoe. When I own a pair and anyone asks what they are I'm going to tell them, 'WTF do they look like -- they're Nipple brand Moon Boots!' Then do a little parkour action so they know I mean serious busines... / Continue →
  • January 24, 2013
    Honestly, how good can an iPhone case be if doesn't have a cup holder? Mad shitty at best, right? Enter the UpperCup, an iPhone case that promises to remedy that. Like the ramen soup bowl iPhone holder, the UpperCup is part of a growing trend to get hot liquids as close as p... / Continue →
  • January 24, 2013
    This is a Tiffany style Master Chief helmet lamp crafted by Michael McLane (of Boba Fett Tiffany lamp fame). You can buy it for $840 on Etsy HERE. Or you can just look at these pictures for free and think about how nice it would look on a table in your library. But you don't... / Continue →
  • January 24, 2013
    This is the $455 License Plate Flipper, a device that, with the push of a button, flips your license plate to reveal a different one in 1.2-seconds. The company says the thing was designed for not getting your plate dirty when offroading or concealing your plate at a car show,... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2013
    Nintendo just announced the upcoming fall release of a high-definitionized version of Wind Waker for the Wii U. Nintendo says they have an all new Zelda game in the works, but it won't be ready to announce for awhile, so they encourage gamers to play Wind Waker HD in the meant... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2013
    This is a video of an industrial robot that's been programmed to carve logs into stools with a chainsaw. Afterwards, the stools are sold to the folks who came to watch the robot in action. Wow, what a fun way to spend a Saturday morning! "You're joking." Of course I'm jokin... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2013
    This is a video from some lady standing around on a runway in Texas when a biplane swoops down out of the sky and almost touches her. Amazingly, her screaming is the best part of the whole video, which is kind of hard to believe because when is screaming ever good? I'm only u... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2013
    This is a video of a bunch of dudes extreme scootering. Or is it scooting? Because one time my dog extreme scooted her ass across the carpet clear from one side of the room to the other. You kind of have to watch the video to appreciate just how good these guys are. Like th... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2013
    This is a line of Game of Thrones themed wedding invitations designed and sold by Etsy seller NimbiDesign. They come in Stark and Targaryen varieties (sorry Greyjoys) and will cost you $6.50 per set (which includes an invitation, matching envelope, RSVP and envelope, and a sav... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2013
    Picture unrelated: different security guard. A 33-year old security guard in Trinidad and Tobago accidentally blasted his own pecker off after discharging his .38-caliber pistol in his pocket. Shooting from the hip: you did it super wrong. The wounded man was taken to San Fe... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2013
    I swear I saw this or something like it years ago but that could just be my brain playing tricks on me because when you have a brain that operates this poorly, a lot of weird thing happen. I put a box of cereal in the refrigerator this morning -- it's getting bad. This a shot... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2013
    This is the Moyee Monster Chair created by designer Jason Goh. It's based on a lie his grandmother use to tell him to get him to stop playing with his food. Ha -- being lied to by your family: it's inspirational. ...when designer Jason Goh would play with his food as a child... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2013
    There are two different sets of custom his and hers Star Wars weddings bands ($400 and up depending on the metal and stones used) designed by Etsy seller Swankmetalsmithing. Me? I'm going to get my wedding band TATTOOED on so the only way to remove it is to cut off the finger... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2013
    Remember that Totoro skin-tight fetish suit? Well it turns out there's a ton more where that came from. The company Milanoo sells a bunch of different characters (and even more straight up weird ones) and I just spent fifteen minutes looking through them all and each page see... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2013
    Note: Picture unrelated although I don't see a keyboard and I do want those drapes. A Chinese man (if you can call him that) in his twenties recently went on a hunger strike after his dad broke his computer keyboard so he would stop gaming. Then his parents caved in and bough... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2013
    This is the 'Anti-Lonliness Ramen Bowl' by MisoSoupDesign. It's supposed to ward off loneliness by providing you with a friend. In this case, your iPhone. My phone is probably my best friend too. Aren't you, little guy? Phoney? Dammit, where'd he run off to this time? *f... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2013
    This is a series of comic book-y illustrations by Greg Guillemin called The Secret Life Of Superheroes. It showcases a bunch of superheros doing regular people stuff. Things like brushing their teeth, picking their noses, scratching their asses, stuffing their bras, boozing, ... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2013
    This is a video compilation of people sucking at riding Segways. This little girl here ran into a wall and then proceeded to run herself over. I imagine she cried after that. Not because it hurt, but because that's like, REALLY embarrassing. If I ever got run over by own Se... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2013
    This is a public service announcement from that show Portlandia about not calling yourself a nerd unless you actually play D&D every Thursday and buy comics on eBay and dream of having sex with anime characters or whatever. Brian here is an "actual nerd" and doesn't like it wh... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2013
    In "let's stop and think this through for a minute" news, a Harvard professor is looking for an "adventurous" female to give birth to a neanderthal baby using artificial DNA. If successful, the neanderthal child will grow up to be the most made fun of kid in the history of mad... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2013
    This is the $9,860 KudOktopus watch from designer Stefan Kudoke. It tells time but also look like an octopus. That's a good combination. Tells time but smells like shit? That's a bad combo. Sadly, watches are just jewelry now because everybody uses their phones for the tim... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2013
    Because this is the world I don't want to live in anymore, here's a SpongeBob SquarePants p0rn parody called SpongeKnob Squarenuts. :( I posted the suitable for work preview video after the jump, but the company that made it posted the first part of the actual video on their ... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2013
    Did you get that title? Hannibal used to always say that in the show, that's why it's relevant. A rarity for me, I know. This is the radio controlled A-Team van built by LEGO pro Vimal Patel. Not only does it look good, but it drives really well too. "The whole package" we... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2013
    This is the homemade laser blaster Iron Man gauntlet crafted by laser lover Patrick Priebe. I don't know about you, but I would totally wear that. Probably to school and get suspended. Full metal gauntlet, runs on 1x 18650 plus 2x 14500 Li Ion cells. 2 blue lasers on board, ... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2013
    In news that shouldn't surprise anybody who knows how tedious it is maintaining their own fake Facebook girlfriend, a Brazilian company is now offering virtual relationships for a weekly fee (Note: this isn't a new business concept, just the latest iteration. I previously cov... / Continue →