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  • September 30, 2014
    While most people would spend their time trying to move OUT of a dumpster, environmental science professor Jeff Wilson has committed to living inside one of the trash shacks for an entire year. During that time, Jeff, who also calls himself Professor Dumpster and not Captain T... / Continue →
  • August 15, 2014
    This is a short video from Japan of an army of Pikachus preparing for battle in Akarenga Park, Yokohama. You think they're going to battle one of those Kaiju from Pacific Rim? Because I'd suggest recruiting some Charizards and Blastoises while you're at it. You gotta diversi... / Continue →
  • July 10, 2014
    Note: Slightly larger version HERE in case you want to experience the wrath of God in higher def. This is a shot of lightning striking Chicago's three tallest buildings (the Willis Tower, Trump Tower and John Hancock Building) simultaneously on the evening of June 30th, 2014. ... / Continue →
  • June 9, 2014
    This is the security cam footage from a manufacturing plant in Alberta, Canada, of a pickup truck driving down the road when it gets struck by lightning. The truck was being driven by Al Perry with his wife Betty riding shotgun when the blast occurred. Now, do any of you know... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2014
    A new tech start-up claims they've developed a cell phone charger that can fully charge a phone in 30-seconds. For reference, that is 29-seconds slower than the cell phone charger I'm developing with the help of alien technology. "GW? Why is there a curly phone cord poking o... / Continue →
  • March 11, 2014
    Seen here about to fill the back of his pants with regret, a volunteer prepares to be tazed by the CUPID hexacopter. The CUPID has an 80,000-volt taser on board with a laser sight to make sure it shoots you right in the eyeballs. Pfft, I've been hit with 80,000 volts before a... / Continue →
  • March 5, 2014
    These are the Hanaga Tap Nose Outlets from design firm ekoD Works. They turn any horizontal plug into a nose-shaped vertical plug and come in black, white and pink. They also cost $35 apiece, which sent me into a coughing/near-puking fit when I first read it. That's a lot of... / Continue →
  • December 23, 2013
    This is a video of the main theme from Pacific Rim being performed on dueling Tesla coils while an exposed-brain robotic drummer tries to suck all the lightning into its eyeballs. You ever rubbed your socks on the carpet to build up static electricity then touched a friend's e... / Continue →
  • November 5, 2013
    Note: Several dirty words but they aren't nearly loud or distinguishable enough so yell your own as you watch. So if you don't follow Geekologie on Facebook because you're too embarrassed to admit to your friends you and I are in a relationship, my hard drive crashed yesterday... / Continue →
  • October 25, 2013
    This is a video from the Kansas City Maker Faire of a Tesla coil playing AWOLNATION's 'Sail'. It almost sounds like the song was meant to be performed by Tesla coils. It wasn't though, it was meant to be performed in my earbuds when I am pumping iron at the gym AND GETTING F*... / Continue →
  • July 15, 2013
    Heavily pregnant Kendra Villanueva and her boyfriend Ian Gordon were watching a Fourth of July fireworks display when CRIZZITY CRASH!, they were both struck by lightning. You know that movie 'Powder'? Well Powder's mom got struck by lightning while she was pregnant with him an... / Continue →
  • July 12, 2013
    This is a short video of a lady filming a storm out her window when ZIPPITY ZAP, a lightning bolt takes out the power line right in front of her house. Now I'm not saying this lady willed that lightning to happen, but you and I both know she did. Really, who the hell films a ... / Continue →
  • May 21, 2013
    This is a shot of a tree that got all its bark zapped off in a lightning storm. Now it's just standing there all butt-ass naked. Will it survive? A quick Google search for "can a tree survive without bark?" proved inconclusive, and that's as far as my investigative reporting... / Continue →
  • May 13, 2013
    This is a video from National Geographic of a lightning strike filmed at 11,000-frames/second so 1-second of real-time footage takes 3-minutes to watch. Impressive, but you know what would have been even cooler? If they filmed it so 1-second took FIVE YEARS to watch. I don't... / Continue →
  • May 3, 2013
    Wait -- you've got a Portal gun and it's just sitting on the shelf collecting dust? Not cool bro. Just in time for the release of Iron Man 3 *shrug*, this is a video of Caleb from Hackaday showing off the 80,000-volt Thor hammer he built out of a tesla coil and foam. It can ... / Continue →
  • April 24, 2013
    These are Invisiplug wood grain surge protectors. They're designed to blend into wood grain flooring and not be such an eyesore. They make the perfect ironic statement for that hipster living room that's all tile. Still, even if you do have wood grain floors that actually ma... / Continue →
  • April 5, 2013
    This is a video of a 110kV (110,000-volt) power line in (where else?) Russia performing a very moving lightning dance after short circuiting. Now I'll be the first to admit I don't know anything about electricity except it's terrifying and I've electrocuted myself four times, ... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2013
    This is a video of Dennis and Valerio from the Dutch show Proefkonijnen (Guinea Pigs -- turn the English subtitles on) getting electrodes strapped to their stomachs and electrified in waves to mimic the last two hours of contractions before childbirth. They both do a pretty go... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2013
    This is the 8.8 Million Volt Shock Mod Ninja Sword built by Youtuber GreekGadgetGuru (who has a bunch of other videos of terrifying weapons he's made like an Assassin's Creed poison dart shooter, taser gloves, ballistic knives, and an arm-mounted crossbow). It's basically two ... / Continue →
  • November 5, 2012
    This is a video of two guys standing atop Tesla coils wearing Faraday suits and battling each other with electricity at the recent Belfast Festival at Queens in Ireland. I don't know who the hell told them you're supposed to fight electricity with electricity, but I would have... / Continue →