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  • September 24, 2015
    These a handful of the skateboards eBay seller andyshrinkage has turned into wall lamps by replacing the trucks and wheels with light fixtures. They cost $140 and up depending on the rarity of the board used, although you could probably make one yourself if you have some basic... / Continue →
  • September 14, 2015
    This is designer Simon Koay's 'Superbet,' the alphabet with each letter represented by a particular superhero/supervillain. You can buy prints/mugs/phone cases etc. of the whole set or individual letters at his Society6 store HERE. Can you name them all? I only recognized ab... / Continue →
  • September 11, 2015
    This are several pictures of engineering student Ben Carpenter in his Mad Max cosplay getup. Ben was born with spinal muscular atrophy and has to use a special wheelchair to get around. And that wheelchair just so happens to lend itself perfectly to looking like Mad Max hangi... / Continue →
  • September 11, 2015
    This is the Pensword designed by Peleg Design. It turns a pencil into a sword. Is a pencil sword mightier than a pen AND sword? I am probably the wrong person to ask. I can't write for shit and the last time I held a sword I sent myself to the hospital. Still, i can't read... / Continue →
  • September 2, 2015
    This is the 3D printed D20 die given to Felicia Day by a fan who helps the visually impaired play Dungeons & Dragons (link to the model file so you can print one yourself HERE). That way your blind friends can roll with the confidence that you aren't cheating them out of hit p... / Continue →
  • August 28, 2015
    This is the video resulting from Barry Craig duct-taping a Superman action figure to his Phantom 3 drone to make it look like he's flying over Victoria Park in London. It's funny because it kind of looks like a bad chroma key job. Also, why is Superman shaking so bad? SPOILE... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2015
    This is a video news report about a 9-foot, 1-ton goat-headed Satan statue being unveiled in Detroit. The highlight is this fast-talking satanist guy (who ironically has the face of an angel) who sermonizes to the news reporters. Sadly, 'Weird Satanist Guy' is actually 'Weird... / Continue →
  • August 24, 2015
    This is a shot of an unknown cosplayer at an unknown convention (anybody recognize those walls?) wearing Majora's Mask, with the moon hovering overhead. You know, I remember when Majora's Mask first came out my parents were concerned I was too stupid to grasp the time-changing... / Continue →
  • August 11, 2015
    This is Sky Ladder, a pyrotechnic display created by Chinese artist Cai Guoqiang to celebrate his grandmother's 100th birthday. It was achieved by igniting a gunpowder-covered wire ladder danging some 500-meters (~1,640-feet) from a weather balloon. The result is spectacular,... / Continue →
  • August 10, 2015
    This is a recipe created by Jenn Fujikawa for how make your own 3D tauntaun cookies with gummi worm guts hanging out. Whipping up a batch of these would definitely make any child's birthday party. Actually, they would make just about anybody's birthday party. Hell, you could... / Continue →
  • August 7, 2015
    This is a video demonstration of the automatic food dispenser that Ben Millam built for his cat, Monkey. In order to be fed, Monkey has to search the house for RFID tagged balls, which he can then return to the feeder in exchange for some kibble. No word if the water is still ... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2015
    This is the To The Center Of Bedding bed set available from The Land Of Nod. The quilt top costs $190 for a twin, $220 for a full/queen, and the pillows and sheets are extra. All the different layers of the earth on the quilt are made from different materials for a variety of... / Continue →
  • July 31, 2015
    Marieitta Police in Georgia recently dressed like construction workers and posted up at a busy intersection to be able to see drivers up close and personal in an attempt to catch drivers using their phones. No word how many people they caught masturbating to Geekologie. Whic... / Continue →
  • July 30, 2015
    This is Taco Belle, a Beauty and the Beast inspired gown created by fashion designer Olivia Mears (aka Avant-Geek). It has several giant felt tacos on it and accents made from Taco Bell wrappers. I want to smell it. But not in a creepy way. "There is no non-creepy way to sm... / Continue →
  • July 17, 2015
    Remember that Loch Ness Monster ladle? Well now Nessie's mom has joined the party as a strainer. I am going to eat so much soup I only have to sit down to go to the bathroom twice a month! You can buy the strainer alone for $19, or as a set with the lil Nessie ladle for $34... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2015
    This is a series of high carbon (very strong) steel utility knives designed by Japanese Blacksmith Toru Yamashito to resemble five different species of whales. They cost around $50 apiece and are not balanced for throwing although that will absolutely not stop me from throwing... / Continue →
  • July 13, 2015
    These are the superhero bookends and floating bookshelves available from Israeli design studio Atori Design. They cost $25 apiece and make it look like Superman some generic caped superhero is saving your books from falling. Pretty clever. Me? I don't use any bookends becau... / Continue →
  • July 1, 2015
    The Shelfpack is a $350 suitcase with integrated shelves inside that pull out so you never really have to unpack on vacation. You just pack your clothes on the various shelves at home, zip up the bag, then when you get wherever you're going you pull the shelves out, and, prest... / Continue →
  • June 15, 2015
    Literally. Because now it looks Pikachu painted a shitty picture of himself. The coverup-that-really-isn't-a-coverup was inked by lindsaybugbaker of Night Owl Tattoo in Northhampton, Massachusetts. I flipped through her portfolio on Instagram, and she's clearly got the skill... / Continue →
  • June 4, 2015
    This is a short video of a clever octopus carrying a coconut that it can hide in should it ever feel threatened (previously: this much longer video from 2009 that shows an octopus fully enclosing itself in a coconut). Pretty clever, octopuses. But do you know what I would wan... / Continue →