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September 8, 2013 - September 14, 2013 Archives

  • September 13, 2013
    Finnair flight AY666 from Copenhagen to Helsinki (airport code HEL) is departing today, Friday the 13th, and the pilot has expressed no concerns about the flight, despite all the bright, flashing signs screaming 'THIS MIGHT BE A BAD IDEA'. Remember: superstition is only supers... / Continue →
  • September 13, 2013
    Seen here with the exact look of a man who I'd imagine would try to hammer nails into a board with his bare hand, Ukrainian tough guy Denis Pakhomov prepares to do just that. Impressive work, Denis, but hammers are pretty cheap you know. Hell, even I have two, maybe three. M... / Continue →
  • September 13, 2013
    Voyager 1, launched this month 36 years ago, has, according to scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, officially entered interstellar space. Me? I just officially entered a wet t-shirt contest, although I'm starting to second-guess my chances of winning considering m... / Continue →
  • September 13, 2013
    This is Spine Vodka, a packaging concept from German designer Johannes Schulz for a high-alcohol, vanilla flavored vodka that has a little spine and ribcage in every bottle. The concept is "meant to convey the idea that the alcoholic beverage has a real 'backbone' that buyers ... / Continue →
  • September 13, 2013
    Because what good is Google Street View if we can't use it to explore places we've always dreamed of traveling but never will because life is just all work and then death, the folks at Google took a walking and diving tour of the Galapagos Islands so we can all take a virtual t... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2013
    This is a video from Volvo demonstrating their new Dynamic Driving system. How? The old fashioned way -- having a hamster in a little cage (possibly part of a table fan) screwed to the steering wheel of a 16.5-ton dump truck steer the thing up a cliffside road by guiding him ... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2013
    Tear ducts functioning, check. This is a video about Sonya, a dog who was spotted by Jennifer Velasquez while driving, and was later able to find on Google Maps. Why? Because, according to a local business owner who clearly doesn't give a shit about anything, Sonya had been ... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2013
    This is a video from a British shopping mall of a bunch of people losing their minds after watching someone climb into a Star Trek teleporter and magically get beamed a couple stores away. The stunt was organized by movie streaming service Blinkbox (of Game of Thrones dragon s... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2013
    The South Korean government has approved the plans to build an invisible tower outside of Seoul near the Incheon International Airport (GREAT PLACE FOR AN INVISIBLE TOWER). The building was designed by GDS Architects of Pasadena, California, and works by using cameras to capt... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2013
    Because college has become less of a place to prepare yourself for a realistic future and more of a place to dig yourself into debt for 4+ years, The University of California Irvine is offering an eight week zombie survival course using The Walking Dead as its basis. Obviously... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2013
    This is a bottle of $100 limited edition Godzilla sake. It's sake that comes in a Godzilla shaped bottle. Will it give you the strength and power to destroy your city? I certainly hope so, I've never liked [imagine your city's name here]. The molding engineer who created th... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2013
    It's been over four years since Space Bat blasted off for worlds unknown, and last week, on September 6th, he made a friend when a frog was blasted from a NASA launchpad by the thrust of a Minotaur V rocket. When reached for comment, the frog was surprisingly not doing a song ... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2013
    This is the $1,050 DNA Bookcase made by Milano Furniture. It's six feet of spiraling shelves shaped like a double helix so you can arrange your books to look like little genome sequences. No lie, I have a friend who used to be a personal assistant for this rich lady and one d... / Continue →
  • September 11, 2013
    202,586 people from 140 countries applied to take a one-way trip to the Mars as part of Mars One's manned missions to the red planet beginning in 2023. "F*** earth", I imagine them all saying as they licked the envelopes containing their applications, "I hate my neighbors." T... / Continue →
  • September 11, 2013
    This is a trailer for the 1975 cult classic 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' cut by Stéphane Bouley to give the film a much more serious tone. Which, if you've ever seen the movie, is the furthest thing from what it actually is. It's like when I put on a suit and tie and hav... / Continue →
  • September 11, 2013
    This is the conceptual Phonebloks cell phone. It consists of a single main board with modular components (including the screen) that can be switched out at the user's desire. Plan on using your phone as a camera for the day? Add a nicer camera module. Are you a grandma who ... / Continue →
  • September 11, 2013
    Mommy, are those bees wrestling? This is a rare video of a queen bee and drone caught mating midflight. The drone dies during the process though, which is how I want to go out too. Fun fact: when I asked my parents about the birds and the bees my dad told me one builds nests... / Continue →
  • September 11, 2013
    Ever wanted to pack as many Goldfish crackers into your mouth in the shortest amount of time possible? Well you are IN LUCK (and probably sweatpants), because this is a Vine video of a topless guy showing you how to harness the power of an exercise treadmill to push those fish... / Continue →
  • September 11, 2013
    This is 'Danielle', a video by Anthony Cerniello of a face aging sixty years in five minutes. It was made using a ton of photographs that were taken of similar looking family members at a family reunion, and the marvel of modern morphing technology. Cool, now show me what it ... / Continue →
  • September 11, 2013
    This is the set of Dark Knight scalemail armor made by Creations by Christopher. The pre-worn armor was originally made for a webseries called 'Legends: The Dark Knight', but is now looking for a forever home for the low, low price of $9,500. Did I just make everybody want to... / Continue →
  • September 11, 2013
    Hot on the heels hooves of that insane Japanese horse racing game comes this ski jumping one (actually a Japanese PSP game called Ski Jumping Pairs). From what I gathered from watching, this is how the US team participates: three teammates start down the hill simultaneously on... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2013
    The Royal Canadian Mint is releasing a series of seven different Superman coins to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the franchise. Most range in price from $30 - $130, but there's also a $750 gold one. I just ordered the whole set using my roommate's credit card and if you s... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2013
    These are Shine brand rolling papers. They're made out of 24-carat gold and cost $55 for a pack of twelve. That's about $4.60 a paper. But you know what? YOU ARE THE COOLEST, RICHEST DUDE YOU KNOW AND DESERVE THEM. All the ladies are gonna be like, "Damn, is he smoking gol... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2013
    When the UKube-1 breadbox-sized satellite is launched into orbit this December, it won't just be carrying instruments to measure radiation and space weather. No, it's going to be rocking custom Celestial Charging Station graphics that invite space travelers low on power to sti... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2013
    This is a short video of a guy taking to the skies while riding a 'Raptor Blaster' (OMG I love blasting raptors!) kite tube being towed behind a Waverunner. That looks like fun. Except I want to be on like, 800-feet of tow-rope so I can REALLY soar. I want my head in the clo... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2013
    This is a series of Street Fighter characters digitally painted by DeviantARTist I-GUYJIN-I (aka Arman Akopian) along with a little story for each imagining where they are now. SPOILER: mostly down in the dumps. Apparently not everyone that participates in underground street ... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2013
    I have to do all my dishes by hand because I don't have a dishwasher. I also have to wash all my clothes by hand in a creek and beat them with a tree branch to dry them. I'm basically a lonely caveman. This is Dish Whiskey, a barrel aged, charcoal filtered, whiskey-inspired ... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2013
    Meet Lola, a 4-pound, 10-year old lobster caught off the coast of Massachusetts with a regular claw on one side, and five freaky little nonfunctional claws on the other. MUTANT! *calling Professor X* Seriously bro, you have to let us kill and eat this one. "This claw deform... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2013
    These are the engagement photos that Hungarian couple Alexandra and Chris has taken by photographer Laszlo Bodnar. They feature the two on a picnic, then being chased by a mysterious masked man with a HANDSAW (lol), who they eventually beat in the face with a spiked plank and ... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2013
    This is a Vine video (turn the volume on) taking an in-depth look at how Predator eats cereal. Just kidding, it's just some British dude with one of his sister's hairclips in his mouth. Man, I love putting things in my mouth as much as the next two-and-a-half year old, but I ... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2013
    Batman and Captain America (who one firefighter sadly mistook for Robin) were teaching positive life lessons to a group of children at their local American Legion post in Milton, West Virginia, when Batman noticed a nearby house fire. So they two sprung into action, breaking a... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2013
    Slingshot aficionado and addictive-voiced Joerg Sprave is back at it, this time with a custom made arrowhead that has two little knives that flip out from the point after entering a zombie's skull FOR MAXIMUM CEREBRAL DESTRUCTION. Maybe not as destructive as an arrowhead with ... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2013
    Meet the Clicktorix, a $85 smartphone controlled vibrator. The intensity is controlled via a free app, which also provides an estimated time till orgasm and calories burned. Cool, but why not just make a smartphone ATTACHMENT that's a vibrator. I'll tell you why -- because s... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2013
    Thanks to the marvel of pause buttons, this is a screenshot from around the 1-hour 17-minute mark of 'Star Trek Into Darkness' featuring everybody's favorite astromech droid being sucked out of the Enterprise (previously: R2-D2 spotted in the other most recent Star Trek film). ... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2013
    In honor of Electronic Arts' announcement of a second Mirror's Edge video game, parkour and freerunning production house(?) Ampisound made this first-person Mirror's Edge themed run along the roofs of a bunch of buildings. It was scary. When it comes to parkour, this is reall... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2013
    Season Shot is soon-to-be released shotgun ammo that kills and seasons the game bird you shoot with spice pellets instead of little metal balls. The ammo will come in Cajun, lemon pepper, garlic, teriyaki and honey mustard varieties, none of which will make a clay pigeon edibl... / Continue →