bacteria

NASA's Press Conference On Alien Life

SPOILER: it's on earth, in a poisonous lake here in California. Wait, what?! BOOOOOOOOO!! I was hoping for some of those bug-eyed bastards with the glowing fingers...
December 2, 2010

Uh-Oh: Lab-Created DNA Powers Living Cell

Sure they may look like the sweetest pair of alien nips you've ever seen, but they're actually two bacteria cells, one of which is powered by man-made...
May 20, 2010

Cleaning With Bacteria: Petri Dish Soaps

Etsy seller Cleaner Science (bonus points for a clever name!) makes soaps that look like bacteria growing in petri dishes. They sell for between $2.75 and $12...
March 4, 2010

$899 For The World's Cleanest Keyboard

Germaphobe? Worried about the bovine flu (it's coming, you watch)? Tired of operating a keyboard when you're 99.98% sure The Superficial Writer was touching with himself while...
October 30, 2009

Bear Grylls Drinks Elephant Dung Juice

This video is like two years old so if you've seen it, congratulations, free Geekologie bumper sticker. Just leave an 'OLD' and your bank account info in...
April 25, 2009

Astronaut To Test New Non-Stink Underwear

That's right, Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata is slated to test a new kind of underwear during his current visit to the space station. The "state-of-the-art" undies were...
March 21, 2009

Plush Microbes Don't Make VD's Less Scary

After posting yesterday's Plush Particles I got several tips asking to post the microbe versions, so here they are. They've been around for a while so you...
July 1, 2008