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  • January 25, 2012
    The world's longest running experiment was started by Thomas Parnell of the University of Queensland in 1927 to prove that tar pitch, a seemingly brittle coal derivative that can be shattered with a hammer at room temperature, is, in fact, a viscous fluid. FUN BONUS FACT: tar ... / Continue →
  • November 10, 2011
    This is a $17,000 pair of 'Bionic Bopper' boxing robots from (SURPRISE!) Hammacher Schlemmer that you can climb inside and duke it out with a friend...or enemy. Although why you'd want to fight a friend is beyond me. *beating roommate with a Rock Band drumstick* What? We f*... / Continue →
  • October 19, 2011
    Sweet urn-clock bro. So apparently Harrison Ford (best known for his role in the made-for-TV 'Dynasty' movie) is starring in a series of Japanese commercials for Uncharted 3. And this is him playing the game for seven minutes. It's pretty boring. The video, not the game. I... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2009
    Ever wanted to scroll a mile with your computer mouse? Me neither, which is why I just grabbed the sidebar and dragged it. A mile in less than a second! I must be Mercury, the text messenger of the gods. I want gold shoes. Anway, onemilescroll.com is a website where you ca... / Continue →
  • January 6, 2009
    Good afternoon my delicate flowers. The MacWorld keynote ended not too long ago and I am here to report the highlights of said keyish note. Unfortunately, most of the news was boring and made me flaccid. iLife '09: iPhoto, face recognition for pictures, GPS geotagging, *yaw... / Continue →
  • November 25, 2008
    This is a time-lapse video of three Google employees creating an 18,600 cell mosaic in a spreadsheet. As you will see, it has a nice wintry theme. Namely, snowflakes. Personally, I would have gone with Frosty bending Santa over his sleigh for not bringing him the new corncob... / Continue →
  • August 5, 2008
    This is a video of Obscura Digital demonstrating their multi-touch software with Musion's Eyeliner 3D holographic projector. It's pretty neat. But you know what? I'm getting sick and tired of all these multi-touch demos where it seems the extent of what you can so is shuffle... / Continue →
  • August 5, 2008
    Barack Obama and that other presidential candidate whose face looks like a gnarled tree trunk (EDIT: Wrong John -- I was thinking Kerry, this guy is actually McCain) will star in their own comics made by IDW Publishing, a San Diego comic book company. Don't expect Captain Amer... / Continue →
  • June 16, 2008
    A drug trial in Australia that's been going on for over three months and already cost taxpayers near $1 million has been halted as a result of jurors playing sudoku puzzles instead of paying attention. Sydney District Court Judge Peter Zahra cancelled the trial of two men on... / Continue →
  • February 1, 2008
    How many times have you sat through a boring meeting wishing you had an ejector seat that could blast you through the ceiling and into the women's restroom on the floor above? Never? Well I wish that all the time. Anyways, if you're the 'top gun' in your office (I'm actually... / Continue →