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  • August 21, 2015
    This is the beautiful overhead computer control panel built by Redditor smashcuts. It has over 100 programmable buttons and switches that control different computer functions. I must have one. I don't even care what all the buttons and switches do, I just want to push them a... / Continue →
  • July 22, 2015
    This is a hummingbird feeder that's incorporated into a $80 flowery mask. You leave it outside for awhile to let the birds get used to it, then put that sucker on one day and sit still while the hummers come to feed right between your eyes. INTENSE! Reminds me of the time I ... / Continue →
  • July 7, 2015
    This is a video of the quadrocopter built by Otto Dieffenbach to resemble Snoopy and his flying doghouse. He did a great job. Snoopy's head even turns from side to side for ADDED REALISM. Apparently the quadrocopter was built to promote both San Diego Comic-Con and the upcom... / Continue →
  • April 10, 2015
    This is a video news report about a construction crane that toppled over at the Dallas Museum of Art while erecting a tent. Onlookers mistook the precariously tilted crane for a new art installation, and I would have done the same thing. I mean, who's to say it's not art? Lo... / Continue →
  • March 3, 2015
    This is a video of female chainsaw artist Griffon Ramsey (previously: Groot) carving a life-size replica of Majora's Mask using chainsaws and a variety of grinders/rotary tools. The end result is most impressive and I wish that mask was my roommate. It's not though, Derek is ... / Continue →
  • December 30, 2014
    This is a video from Thailand of a giant circular rocket taking to the skies as part of a rocket festival. For scale, you can see a couple people to the lower left of the rocket. My God I wish I could have been a part of that festival. You think the rocket's powerful enough ... / Continue →
  • December 18, 2014
    Meet Les Baugh. Les had both arms amputated at the shoulder after a freak electrical accident 40 years ago (and not from being torn off by an angry bear like I initially suspected). Now he's the first person to successfully use the bilateral shoulder-down modular prosthetic l... / Continue →
  • November 18, 2014
    This handsome little devil is Zeus, a blind Western Screech Owl that lives at the Wildlife Learning Center in Symlar, California. That's only 30 minutes away, so I'm going to go visit him. We will become best friends, and live happily ever after in the highest tower of the ca... / Continue →
  • October 14, 2014
    Death Mask This is 'Alliance Is Rebellion', a series of characters and vehicles from Star Wars imagined as traditional Northwest Coast Indian art by Scott Erickson (links to his website with prints for sale). Good job, Scott. I love the style of Northwest Coast art, something... / Continue →
  • October 8, 2014
    This is a video of two guys pranking their friend into thinking he's being abducted by aliens in the middle of the night. His reaction is authentic. Like, he genuinely thinks there are aliens in his room to probe him and take him away. The whole thing brought me great joy. ... / Continue →
  • September 2, 2014
    These are the Galaxy bedding sets digitally printed and sold by Etsy seller CBedroom. They run $148 - $228 depending on bed size, and they also take custom orders. I've actually been looking for a new duvet cover for a while now, and I think I may have just found the one...on... / Continue →
  • June 13, 2014
    In arguably the only respectable use of robotics, 29-year old paraplegic Juliano Pinto used a full-body robotic suit to kick the first kick at the opening ceremonies of the World Cup yesterday. The exoskeletal suit is mind-controlled, so you think, "left foot step", and the le... / Continue →
  • April 30, 2014
    This is Tiny Hamsters Eating Tiny Burritos - Episode 1, from the same folks that brought us Bubble p0rn (clearly they're versatile). It's a video of a hamster eating little hamster-size burritos that his owner made for him. It's worth a watch. Plus, the fact that they called... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2014
    According to doctors, four teenage girls that received lab-grown vagina implants between 2005 and 2008 due to Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome (where "the vagina and uterus are either underdeveloped or missing"), have normally functioning privates now. That is wonderful... / Continue →
  • March 21, 2014
    This is the surreal elephant LEGOmaniac Jin Kei made to resemble one from Salvador Dali's iconic Los Elefantes (picture of the original painting after the jump). Pretty cool, right? I'd proudly display that in my apartment. Or on my desk at work. I mean, if I had a desk. I... / Continue →
  • March 12, 2014
    This is a video demo of the Caterpillar P5000 Power Loader costume from the original Aliens movie that father Carsten Riewe built for him and his daughter (previously: this one). It took him 100 hours to complete. That's a lot of time hanging out in the garage. Me? I love ... / Continue →
  • March 6, 2014
    In news that brings back terrifying memories of Large Marge, Pee-wee Herman's tricked-out bike from Pee-wee's Big Adventure is currently for sale on eBay. I am going to buy it. I am going to buy it, then fly it to the moon like in E.T. "They didn't actually fly TO the moon i... / Continue →
  • February 27, 2014
    This is a video of Dante Brasco reprising his roll as Rufio in a sweded version of his final sword fight scene from Hook. Man, Hook is a great movie. One of my favorites. If you showed up at my door tonight with Hook and a bucket of popcorn I would 1) check the bucket of pop... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2014
    This is Van Cleef & Arpels' $245,000 *coughing up tuna salad on rye* Complication Poétique Midnight Planétarium, a watch with a 369-piece movement that displays our solar system's visible planets moving around the watch's face in real-time. The shooting star also tells regular... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2014
    This is the Joker themed leather suit of armor and mask made by Prince Armory (of Batman and Aquaman armor fame). It looks amazing. I think Facebook commenter Christopher R. really hit the nail on the head when he said, "I would like to be buried in this, even if it meant sti... / Continue →