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  • February 22, 2013
    44-year Darren Baldwin got fired from his temporary job at a UK stress ball factory, so what did he do? What anybody in a warehouse full of stress relievers would -- punched his boss, then produced two knives and began threatening to stab him in front of the other workers. I... / Continue →
  • April 18, 2011
    Just writing the title made me pee a little lot. Seen here looking like something I'd think twice before putting in my mouth (but ultimately still would, even if it came off the floor), a "biological vascularized scaffold" upon which human skin can be grown is displayed. *puk... / Continue →
  • March 29, 2011
    Ever wonder what happens when you run a lightsaber factory entirely with Gungan slaves and absolutely zero quality control? This. That thing's not even a lightsaber anymore, that's a lightlasso. *swinging over head* Quick, somebody point me at a tauntaun! *PSHFWWWUUUMMMMMM!... / Continue →
  • January 4, 2011
    In a turn of events that shouldn't surprise anybody who's been willing to lose a job for a little recognition, a worker at the Chinese factory where the hairy palm and blindness-causing Nintendo 3DS (which isn't scheduled for release until March) is manufactured managed to smug... / Continue →
  • January 25, 2010
    I know I reported last year that July 21st, 1984 was the date of the first US robot killing, but, well, maybe that was wrong. Or maybe this one's wrong. But whatever the case, I'm always right. Always. 1979: A 25-year-old Ford Motor assembly line worker is killed on the job... / Continue →
  • August 18, 2009
    This is a little gallery of photographs by Marc Da Cunha Lopes showing the factories where video games come from. This photo here is the factory where Tetris blocks are manufactured, but if you hit the jump you'll see (in this order) the Sonic, Pong, Mario and Arkanoid factori... / Continue →
  • July 22, 2009
    And in a bit of sad news, a Chinese factory worker jumped to his death after losing track of an iPhone prototype he was responsible for shipping to Apple. The dead worker, Sun Danyong, 25, worked in product communications at Foxconn Technology Group, a Taiwanese firm that make... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2009
    A man died in a New Jersey chocolate factory yesterday after he fell into a huge vat of melted chocolate. Vincent Smith II, 29, was dumping raw chocolate into the vat for melting when he fell in from a nine-foot high platform. He suffered a fatal blow to the head from the va... / Continue →
  • March 2, 2009
    Somebody's mother in Wisconsin found an old Nokia 6810 in a bag of freshly opened Clancy's Ripples. Wow, people actually still rock those old brick phones? Yes, people who work in potato chip factories do. The phone, which didn't work, was slathered with "greasy potato-chip ... / Continue →
  • August 21, 2008
    Somebody bought an iPhone and found out it it came preloaded with pictures of a cute iPhone factory worker. That's her there! I think this is the just the impetus I needed to finally make the iPhone switch. I hope I get some factory photos too! UPDATE: Some guy's balls. Lu... / Continue →
  • October 10, 2007
    When I first saw this I thought the guys were getting strapped in for some sort of new roller coaster ride. Well it turns out that new ride is called "The Worst F'ing Job On Planet Earth". Build a damn robot China, Jesus. What do you do for a living? I stack metal pots and duck... / Continue →