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  • April 17, 2015
    This is some remarkable footage from the remotely operated underwater vehicle Hercules of a sperm whale that comes to investigate the bot off the coast of Louisiana. The robot is about 2,000 feet down at the time of the encounter, significantly shallower than a typical sperm w... / Continue →
  • March 26, 2015
    Remember Kirstie Williams' fake hair octopus hairclips? Well now she's selling them in all sorts of colors and styles in her Etsy store CuriousCephalopods (~$97). I just bought two, so I can have two octopuses tentacle-fighting on top of my head. What are they fighting over?... / Continue →
  • March 13, 2015
    This is A Shout Within a Storm, an installation by artist Glenn Kaino featuring over 100 copper arrows all seeming to be headed towards the same point. That point being, more often than not, somebody making a face and getting their picture taken. I've had dreams of dying in a... / Continue →
  • March 6, 2015
    This is a video from BBC's Life Story (narrated by David Attenborough, so you already know it's the tits) of a group of hermit crabs off the coast of Belize that form a line from biggest to smallest to quickly exchange shells whenever a new, larger shell washes ashore. It was ... / Continue →
  • February 24, 2015
    This is a video of the 7-to-12-year old members of the Louisville Leopard Percussionists performing a Led Zepplin medley (Kashmir, The Ocean, and Immigrant Song) on marimbas, xylophones, vibraphones, drums, timbales, congas, bongos and piano. It sounds beautiful. Like watchin... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2015
    Whiskey Bullets ($45) are pieces of milled stainless steel in the shape of bullets that you put in the freezer, then add to your favorite sipping drink to chill it without dilution. There's nothing really special about them compared to the other carved rock and metal drink chi... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2015
    This is the Little Mermaid pipe blown by Baton Rouge glass artist nicko0. It looks like Flounder serves as the bowl with a glass-on-glass connection in the back of Ariel's head. You ever smoked with a mermaid before? I have. We got all kinds of high. Then she almost died a... / Continue →
  • February 4, 2015
    These are a couple videos of a homemade R/C Millennium Falcon quadrocopter. It is most impressive, especially the LED light effects in the back -- that was a nice touch. Plus if you squint your eyes and shake your head a little while you watch the videos you can almost convin... / Continue →
  • January 27, 2015
    These are the Meteorite shoes created by Studio Swine for Microsoft (presumably for an ad, but possibly because Bill Gates has a meteor fetish). They 3-D scanned real meteorites from the Museum of Natural History, then used a milling machine to carve the shoes' outers from alu... / 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 23, 2014
    This is an image of the 17th century ship that's being projected on two intersecting curtains of water (to make it appear more 3-D) in an Amsterdam canal. The installation was created by Romanian architecture studio visualSKIN and will be on display until January 18th as part... / Continue →
  • December 10, 2014
    These are the beautifully crafted soaps made by Etsy seller RockHoundSoap. Each $5.25 - $7 soap is designed to look like a specific type of geode or crystal. You know, my sophomore year in college I thought about switching my major from BIT (business information technology) t... / Continue →
  • December 5, 2014
    This is a custom yellow gold and diamond octopus tentacle ring designed and crafted by jeweler Jason of Beverly Hills. Pretty cool, right? I've never been much of one to wear jewelry, but I would definitely make an exception for this. Or one of those split-heart BFF necklace... / Continue →
  • November 28, 2014
    Did you see the Star Wars teaser trailer? If not, GO WATCH THAT. I want one of those soccer ball droids. This is a short video of several clever Japanese flip books. They use cut-outs and secret compartments to add to the effect. Honestly, I wouldn't mind finding a couple ... / Continue →
  • November 19, 2014
    This is a short video animation by Youtuber Flashcode imagining if Minecraft were rendered more lifelike. The results are, well, more lifelike. You know, I actually invented Minecraft more than a decade ago but instead of building with cubes it was all short, fat penises. It... / Continue →
  • November 4, 2014
    This is the Back to the Future Hoverboard edition of Zboard's electric skateboard. The boards have pressure-sensitive pads above the wheels, so you press the forward pad to go forward, and the rear one to stop. They reach a top speed of 17MPH (not bad!) with a range of 5-10 m... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2014
    This is a video from America's Funniest Videos of a little girl demonstrating her new Flutterbye Flying Fairy toy. Apparently she got a fire-element fairy though, because it heads straight for the fireplace. I've never heard of Flutterbye Flying Fairies before, but I just wat... / Continue →
  • October 27, 2014
    This is the latest Mayan style painting created by Etsy seller RetroNerdStudios. I also included shots of her Zelda and Metroid style Mayan paintings after the jump, all of which are available as prints HERE. The prints have gotten a lot of attention recently after the artist... / Continue →
  • October 23, 2014
    This is 'I've Fallen And I Can't Get Up', an animation created by Dave Fothergill testing a new crowd dynamics feature that causes characters to flail and struggle after getting knocked down. I don't know about you, but if the Giant Spinning Metal Bar Of Death were a ride at a... / Continue →
  • October 17, 2014
    These are the $13 3-D tyrannosaurus rex and octopus coffee mugs designed and sold by ThinkGeek. The t-rex holds 17-ounces, the octopus 15-ounces, and both make the perfect mugs to differentiate yourself from the rest of your coworkers. "Nice mug, GW." NO SHIT IT IS, PHIL, I'... / Continue →