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  • March 31, 2014
    This is Poland's PL-01 Stealth Tank. It will be "the world's first fully operational stealth tank when it goes into service in 2018" (if you exclude all the other stealth tanks that have already been developed in secret that the government hides from us). You think the US gov... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2013
    The South Korean government has approved the plans to build an invisible tower outside of Seoul near the Incheon International Airport (GREAT PLACE FOR AN INVISIBLE TOWER). The building was designed by GDS Architects of Pasadena, California, and works by using cameras to capt... / Continue →
  • August 30, 2013
    This is a 6-oz flask that looks like a hairbrush so you can sneak booze into clubs and sporting events and not have to pay $16 for a drink. I can see it now: *hands bag to security at baseball game* "Excuse me sir, but why do you have a hairbrush in here?" For brushing my h... / Continue →
  • May 6, 2013
    This is a brief video showing an anti-child abuse ad created by the Aid to Children and Adolescents at Risk Foundation in Spain. At an adult's glance, it looks like a normal child's face, but when viewed at an upward angle because you're a kid under 4-foot 5-inches tall, it re... / Continue →
  • April 22, 2013
    This is the ninja-shaped leaf that Redditor freeaccount found out in the wild, along with an artist's rendition of what the ninja would look like in real life. Now before you go running off to the comments to leave a 'Wow, must be a slow news day', I want you to think about th... / Continue →
  • February 14, 2013
    This is a video of marine biologist Roger Hanlon chasing an octopus when it gets all super sneaky and camouflages itself in some plant growth. Then Roger gets too close and it flicks on its BACK OFF ME warning colors before inking him and swimming away. Then there's a bunch m... / Continue →
  • January 15, 2013
    Stealth Wear is a line of counter-surveillance clothing designed by Adam Harvey to help avoid detection by the government or whoever the hell else might be hunting you down. The Illuminati? Probably not, you're not that important. A jilted ex-girlfriend MAYBE, but don't kid ... / Continue →
  • January 9, 2013
    Ghost rider. This is a video of a guy tricking fast food drive-thru employees into thinking there's nobody driving his car. He does it by SPOILER: disguising himself as the car seat. Pretty clever. Plus a great way to fool the cops if they ever pull you over! At least unt... / Continue →
  • August 17, 2012
    Researchers at Harvard University have developed a squishy octopus-like robot that can have different colored dyes pumped through its skin to change colors, then remain motionless until you walk by and HELLO, FACEHUGGER. The machine was made from silicon-based polymers, and ... / Continue →
  • January 13, 2012
    Because those forest green camo shorts don't hide you on the street as well as you'd like to imagine, a North Carolina company is now designing site-specific camouflage using satellite imagery and drone/ground recon. ZOMG -- tell me you can make me look like a women's sauna. ... / Continue →
  • January 6, 2012
    I'm on a seafood diet. I seafood and I...where'd it go? This is a video of a black-marble jawfish mimicking a mimic octopus. Just like that classic anti-drug PSA I LEARNED IT BY WATCHING YOU! Parents who use drugs, have children who use drugs. Plus some parents who DON'T d... / Continue →
  • October 5, 2011
    You ever been wandering through the desert, so dehydrated you've considered drinking your own urine until you actually pee and it looks like motor oil? Me neither. But if we had, one of us may have seen a mirage. A beautiful pond of fresh water, just beckoning you to frolic ... / Continue →
  • September 7, 2011
    Take a gander at the picture -- any clue what you're looking at? Me neither, I thought it was the original Fallout beta or something. "I see an alligator eating a child." Okaaaaaaay, now I see a psychiatric evaluation. But apparently there's a tank in there somewhere. The... / Continue →
  • May 30, 2011
    Because I've always suspected he was still around, somebody hacked the PBS website and put up a story about Tupac being found alive and well in a small New Zealand resort town. Pfft, and you thought he was hiding out in Central America. YOU ARE SO DUMB! PBS NewsHour online e... / Continue →
  • November 4, 2010
    Yes, that really is me with my invisibility helmet on. I know, I know, I probably should have made a whole suit. Anyway, UK scientists claim they're one step closer to an invisibility cloak thanks to a new flexible metamaterial. Pfft -- I'll believe it when I don't see it. ... / Continue →
  • February 24, 2010
    The logo has a subliminal character included! It's Pac-Man! Well, Pac-Man AFTER I BROKE HIS YELLOW-ASS JAW FOR EATING MY CHERRIES. I called them first, jerk! Oh, the Missus called -- she said you should eat out. I assume she meant literally, like at a restaurant, because I... / Continue →
  • April 7, 2009
    Urban camouflage is an ever growing fashion trend as more and more crazy people seem to be out to get you for no particular reason besides being batshit insane. Also, stalking. That's a problem too. Quick, look outside -- I am in your bushes! Can you see me? Sucker -- stal... / Continue →