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  • June 25, 2014
    This is a short video of what a group of Japanese robot-loving scientists are calling the first android newscasters. Me? I'm calling them public enemies numbers 1 and 2. *pins their pictures to the wall with big red circles around their faces* Can somebody bring me some yar... / Continue →
  • June 9, 2014
    These are a bunch of shots of the Spider Man sculpture created by artist Eunsuk Yoo that was on display at the Lotte Shopping Center in South Korea. Spider Man has a big boner. Some people didn't like that, and, after a year on display, the sculpture has been removed. Per th... / Continue →
  • June 5, 2014
    After numerous tests, scientists have confirmed a copy of French writer Arsene Houssaye's "Des destinees de l'ame" was bound with human skin. *eying picture* Nice skin too -- no moles or beauty marks. You think that was back or buttcheek? It's definitely not chest because ... / Continue →
  • July 11, 2013
    AeroVelo, a team of engineers from the University of Toronto, has successfully claimed the 33-year old prize in the Igor I. Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition. The $250,000 was awarded to AeroVelo for being the first team to successfully fly a human powered copter f... / Continue →
  • June 21, 2013
    Artist Nickolay Lamm and computational genomicist Alan Kwan teamed up to create a series of images of what the human face might evolve to look like in 20,000 years from now, 60,000 years from now, and 100,000 years from now. These are those images. Basically we get giant f***... / Continue →
  • June 17, 2013
    University of Nottingham professor Harminder Dua recently discovered a new human body part and named it after himself because that's what you get to do when you discover things. Now I know what you're all hoping for, and sadly, no, it's not some sort of new hidden penis. Dua'... / Continue →
  • March 7, 2013
    This is a series of mannequin lamps by Al-Hamad Design. They're called 'Embarakiya', except I would have called them 'Life of the Party Lamps' but that's just me and I should have gone straight from high school to a successful career in product naming instead of pissing away m... / Continue →
  • December 14, 2012
    Nice shoes brobro, you see those at the store and fall in love with them? See -- LOL. This is Kenshiro. Kenshiro is a robot with a human skeleton and muscles. I'm not sure WHOSE skeleton and muscles, but you better believe I'm unchecking the organ donor box on my driver's l... / Continue →
  • November 26, 2012
    The Centre for the Study of Existential Risk is scheduled to open at Cambridge University and evaluate the risk of us all dying at the hands of killer robots with lasers for eyes and razor blades for hands. Plus other threats like climate change. Pfft -- if it can't shoot or ... / Continue →
  • October 23, 2012
    This is a video (actually just audio) of NOC the beluga whale vocalizing with English-like speech patterns. Apparently he talked like this for all his youth, then abandoned it when he matured. What was he trying to tell us? Does he know the location of Atlantis? Is he frien... / Continue →
  • October 2, 2012
    To promote today's release of Resident Evil 6, Capcom recently opened the Wesker & Son human butchery in East London. SPOILER: Not real human meat. Probably should have read a little closer before sending this to all my cannibal friends. MY BAD, GUYS. I'll save my fingernai... / Continue →
  • July 30, 2012
    Some crazy Russian nutjob claims we'll achieve human immortality by 2045. Just...not in the way that you think. Unless you thought you'd have a holographic body controlled by your brain in a jar, in which case remind me to destroy my mind with drugs and alcohol so they can't ... / Continue →
  • April 18, 2012
    In news that may blow some people's minds (and to commemorate the the 100 year anniversary of the disaster), authorities re-released these photos they believe depict the remains of one unfortunate Titanic passenger who came to rest near the stern. Wow, really hard to believe c... / Continue →
  • March 16, 2012
    Because insects are more like us than we like to give them credit for, a recent study at UC San Francisco proves that male fruit flies denied sex like to get drunk to deal with the rejection. Holy shit -- they're practically human. The team, which was led by neuroscientist ... / Continue →
  • February 27, 2012
    Chandra Bahadur Dangi has officially been crowned the NEW world's shortest man (and is even smaller than the shortest woman), at a scant 54.6-cm (21.5") tall. Just kidding, they didn't give him a crown -- it was a thimble! Just kidding, he only got some lame-ass certificate. ... / Continue →
  • November 9, 2011
    Produce human blood, or giant rice monsters? Only time will tell. Chinese scientists at Wuhan University have successfully embedded human genes into growing rice, allowing the plants to produce Human Serum Albumin, the protein that makes up the majority of human blood "plasma... / Continue →
  • November 3, 2011
    This is a robotic spider developed by the Fraunhofer Institute *adds to shit list* and designed to locate gas leaks *brap!* or provide recon in radiated areas unsafe for humans. Unsafe for humans?! There's nothing too unsafe for a human if you're paying enough. One time I s... / Continue →
  • August 1, 2011
    Foxconn, the electronics manufacturer best known for making Apple's iPhones and iPads (but who also manufactures electronics for Acer, Amazon, Asus, Intel, Cisco, HP, Dell, Nintendo, Nokia, Microsoft and Sony), plans to "hire" over a million robots in the next three years to re... / Continue →
  • July 19, 2011
    Picture related: sexy-time. One look at me and it may come as no surprise, but according to a recent study by an international team of scientists, there's even more evidence early humans and neanderthals made sweet, sweet love together (okay truthfully it probably wasn't that ... / Continue →
  • July 14, 2011
    Jello wrestling: it's what bros do. Sure I could have gone with two girls Jello wrestling but then 1. I'd get called sexist and 2. your coworkers wouldn't think you were reading a gay fraternity sports site, and what's the fun in that? Now, I assume most of you know this, but... / Continue →