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April 7, 2013 - April 13, 2013 Archives

  • April 12, 2013
    Now I know what you're thinking, and yes, it would be awesome to swim through those like Scrooge McDuck. According to a 15-year study conducted by French professor Jean-Denis Rouillon (MUST HAVE BEEN A FUN 15 YEARS), wearing a bra doesn't prevent sagging breasts and may actual... / Continue →
  • April 12, 2013
    This is the $47 R/C TARDIS helicopter that's being released in July. You should buy one, that way you can fly it around the living room while you're watching Dr. Who for a truly INTERACTIVE experience. Or chase your cat around with it. I don't f***ing know, you people weird... / Continue →
  • April 12, 2013
    This is a line of conceptual Pac-Man and ghost hoodies from Insignificant Fish Industries. They look like Pac-Man...and the ghosts. I guess there's not much more to say except I would wear every single one of them, not all at the same time, but definitely without pants. Gott... / Continue →
  • April 12, 2013
    This is a Star Wars themed nursery created by Carissa XY and omooney for their son (and future Jedi) James. It kind of made me wish I had a themed bedroom, which I guess I kind of do provided messy is a theme. My dirty clothes pile is so big I mistakenly slept in it a couple... / Continue →
  • April 12, 2013
    I've kind of gotten out of the habit of posting single cosplayer galleries but I'm playing Bioshock right now and Elizabeth is a very special person so I'm posting her (portrayed here by DeviantARTist ormeli, who was actually asked by Irrational Games to be the box-art face of ... / Continue →
  • April 12, 2013
    These are shots of the 22-foot long wasp nest found in an abandoned house on the Canary Islands. Experts say the nest probably wasn't made by indigenous wasps, and is likely the work of an invasive species from Africa. *buys beekeeper suit on eBay, plans on never taking it of... / Continue →
  • April 12, 2013
    Teehan+Lax Labs developed Hyperlapse, a free tool you can use to make videos out of the pictures from Google Maps. You just enter a route, adjust the viewing angles along the way, and TA-DA, a hyperlapse video of the walk from my apartment to the liquor store. Will there be b... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2013
    Inactive Account Manager is a new service offered by Google that allows users to determine how they want all their Gmail and other data dealt with after a certain period of inactivity (aka DEAD). You just pick a length of time and whether you'd like your data sent to predeterm... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2013
    Note: Larger, more lookable version HERE. Lookable is a word. This is a poster packing as many internet memes into one graphic as possible. Try to recognize as many as you can, then head over to College Humor where you can toggle a legend that names them all as you scroll ov... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2013
    As proof that Apple products, are, in fact, deadly weapons, this is the iPad that got stuck in a Georgia woman's car bumper. The woman says she noticed an object coming at her while driving but didn't think anything of it (not a good driver quality btw) until she got home and ... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2013
    WARNING: Bro lets out a solid 'HOLY SH!T' at the 0:22 mark. This is a video of kayak fisherman Isaac Brumaghim just doing his thing, reeling in a fish, when Chompy the shark breaches the water and tries to steal it from him. That's rude. I don't care how hard some marine bio... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2013
    This is the custom Simon memory game belt buckle modded by if Industries. Now I know what you're thinking, and no, none of the ladies at the bar are gonna want to play with it. Your bros either. Personally, I think it should be rigged so it will only let you unbuckle the buc... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2013
    In solid alibi news, 19-year old Jerimiah Hartline stole a tractor trailer in California last Saturday, then sped it down a highway before crashing it on its side, causing several other accidents. And all because zombies were chasing him. You laugh now, but in the future that... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2013
    See the guy in the picture? He calls that lovedoll his wife. Don't be that guy. According to a recent study, 9% of people would be willing to have sex with a robot. And not like, to win a bunch of money if they survive the affair, they're just straight-up willing to bang a ... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2013
    This are both sides of some dude's beard featuring a raptor and apatosaurus facing off in battle. Or maybe just standing there making eyes at each other. Apparently the beard won some school's 'teacher beard growing competition', which, as far as prestige goes, is only one st... / Continue →
  • April 10, 2013
    This is a tattoo of pirate Monkey D. Luffy from the anime/manga series One Piece in his 'Gear Third' giant hand form (I read the wiki) with the tattoo recipient's hand also acting as Luffy's. That's pretty clever, right? Maybe not as clever as an octopus, but a friend told me... / Continue →
  • April 10, 2013
    Note: Slightly NSFW (dude butt, provocative pose) uncensored shot HERE. This is a shot from Google Maps of an Australian couple who jumped out of their BMW to have fake sex (hands down one of my least favorite kinds of sex to have) when the Google Maps car was passing. What m... / Continue →
  • April 10, 2013
    It's a real girl, it's a real girl, it's a real girl, it's a real girl. Because sad and lonely is a very real thing, a group of Japanese students at University of Tsukuba have designed a 'Girlfriend Coat' (not a new concept btw) that gives the wearer the sensation of being hug... / Continue →
  • April 10, 2013
    This is the Rebel Alliance KR-KN and Super Star Destroyer built by LEGOmaniac Iain Heath and recently displayed at Emerald City Comicon. What is the Emerald City, anyways? *Googles* The capital of Oz, which, if I'm not mistaken, is a US territory like Puerto Rico and Guam. ... / Continue →
  • April 10, 2013
    This is the $61 Mega Man arm cannon pillow and helmet being sold by E-Capcom. You just slip the pillow over your arm, put the helmet on so everybody knows you mean serious business, and NAP THE WORKDAY AWAY. My boss actually caught me napping at my desk on Monday and was like... / Continue →
  • April 10, 2013
    This is a series of jellyfish-inspired pendant lamps designed by Roxy Russell. They range in price from $325 to $425 and are the perfect expensive thing to add a little under-the-sea flair to a room. Take it away, Sebastian! ♫ Under the sea Under the sea Darling it's bett... / Continue →
  • April 10, 2013
    This is the AT-AT walker walker that Stephanie Kaloi's 4-year old son uses to get around while he recovers from surgery on both legs. When the lil tyke originally got the plain walker he pretended he was an AT-AT, so that's when his parents came up with the idea to make it an ... / Continue →
  • April 10, 2013
    This is Jurassic Heart (links to actual game), a dating simulator that lets you try your hand at romance with a t-rex named Taira. It's worth wasting a couple minutes if you're at work, but if you're at home you can probably find something better to do with your time. I mean,... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2013
    This is a video (after the jump -- that's just an animated gif above for all you grandparents out there) of astronaut Chris Hadfield showing us earthlings what it looks like to cry in space. It's weird. Besides, why would anybody cry in space anyways -- YOU'RE IN F***ING SPAC... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2013
    This is a video tour of the Jurassic Park that Youtuber Josh Collin spent four months recreating in Minecraft, presumably to try and prove he's a bigger dinosaur fan than me. *tears off shirt to reveal 'DINOS ONLY' tramp stamp* Better luck next time, Josh. Hit the jump for t... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2013
    Seen here as an exercise in awkward product shots, this is a soon-to-be released Dreamcast controller backpack from Sega's new brand SegaKawaii (literally 'Sega cute/adorable'). Now listen: Power Stone and Power Stone 2 were two of the best fighting games ever made and if anyb... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2013
    This is a video of the Navy's latest powerful burning laser gun targeting an an autonomous drone plane then BURNING IT OUT OF THE SKY. It's a feel-good video. Obviously, the secret to defeating autonomous robots in the future is going to be lasers. Of course this laser gun i... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2013
    This is Futurama's Bender made into a woodburning stove by metalworker Rob Halftroll, who had a troll father and never heard the end of it on the school playground. I know that feel. You just toss some logs in, douse them with alcohol (Bender insists), add a flame, and WHOOSH... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2013
    This is a series of miniature furniture pieces made out of fake human skin by artist Jessica Harrison. Why? No clue, but the loveseat looks like it was made from the skin around an @$$hole. A buttloveseat. I would totally curl up and nap on that. Hit the jump for three mor... / Continue →
  • April 8, 2013
    Dogs: they're man's best friend. Ferrets: they are not. So you can imagine the surprise when an Argentinian retiree took his two newly purchased toy poodles for their first checkup and the vet was all, "These are f***in' ferrets, bro." I guess that's what happens when you bu... / Continue →
  • April 8, 2013
    This is series of photographs (plus a video) of Vietnam's recently completed $85-million Dragon Bridge, which spans the Han River in the port city of Da Nang. The color changing dragon lights up thanks to 15,000 Philips LEDs and can even breath fire and water from its mouth. ... / Continue →
  • April 8, 2013
    This is the interactive fireball-throwing wall that Wizards of the Coast (who, for the record, make way better games than Wizards of the Midwest) had on display at PAX East to hype Magic: The Gathering. It uses Kinect motion-tracking and "real time physics and spacial sound e... / Continue →
  • April 8, 2013
    It even has a princess to save! You know what sucks about cubicles? Everything. But at the very top of the list is definitely how hard they make it to pretend you work in a castle. Thankfully, one intrepid DirecTV employee solved that problem by converting his cubicle into ... / Continue →
  • April 8, 2013
    I spy a hoverboard. First Dragon Ball moves in real life, then Vader force-choking, and now some Quidditch in real life pictures (although some just look like witches). It's weird how the internet works, isn't it? It's like, cyclical. Just one big turd-recycling series of t... / Continue →
  • April 8, 2013
    Nice vibrator, bro. This is a video of Jörg Sprave demonstrating the condom-applying slingshot he developed to collect the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's $100,000 reward for a concept that will encourage greater condom use. It's really something. You ever been hit in th... / Continue →
  • April 8, 2013
    This is the Daewoo Matiz that retired mechanic Alan Bennet modded into an original series Batmobile for his six-year old grandson Alfie. Alan spent over £5,000 (~$7,700 -- I have no clue where all that money went) modding the car after it failed inspection. The vehicle is no... / Continue →