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  • May 7, 2010
    Note: Added a video of Stabby McKillhumans after the jump. A group of sick German scientists have taken it upon themselves to study robot-inflicted injuries to humans. They're not good. Plus they hurt. Boom, study over! The tests involved a robot arm weighing 14kg and a 1.... / Continue →
  • September 8, 2009
    This is a promotional video for RIKEN's RIBA, a robotic pedo-bear that was designed to pick hospital patients up out of their beds and discreetly crush their genitals. Yeah, no thanks. Oh, and don't let the Whinny the Pooh music in the video fool you, this robo-bear would mau... / Continue →
  • August 28, 2009
    The Veda International Robot Research and Development Centre (in Japan, of course) is hard at work developing a wheelchair for all the aging fogies in the country. And this is it, the Rodem. It's being touted as the wheelchair of the future. Pfft, I'll believe it when my gra... / Continue →
  • August 20, 2009
    Look down. Do you have breasts? If so, you're a woman or a man who could afford to lose some weight. Either of which may be interested in these Twilight bandages. They're band-aids, but with Twilight shit on them. Now, not to flaunt my superior product design skills or any... / Continue →
  • June 1, 2009
    This is soap shaped like brass knuckles. It's equally suited for punching yourself in the taint or fighting off would-be lovers in the prison shower. Which, miss you Big Bear. Brass Knuckle Soap Allows You To Punch Up a Good Lather [gizmodo] Thanks to pstone, who made me hi... / Continue →
  • May 8, 2009
    Lin Shuseng, too cheap to buy his wife one of those $4 battery operated personal massagers (or one of the more expensive ones that looks like a wand that women use to, you know, stir the soup), decided instead to spend 8 years building her a scrap metal massage chair to soothe ... / Continue →
  • April 27, 2009
    A stone lifting robot attacked a factory worker in Sweden, nearly killing him. Are you surprised? You shouldn't be. At least not if you've been reading Geekologie (The Blog of Truth) long enough. Per Google translation: When the man went into the building he thought that h... / Continue →
  • March 26, 2009
    That's right folks, a beefed up version of the Conficker virus, Conficker C is scheduled to wreak havoc on April 1st. Your grandparents may think it's just a joke, but it's no joke -- this is real life, son! What's known so far is that on April 1, all infected computers will ... / Continue →
  • March 16, 2009
    Let's face it: watching people hurt themselves is one of life's most simple and rewarding pleasures. Especially when they're doing something as stupid as extreme pogo-ing (if that's even a real thing. read: it's not). The video is 5:30 long, but the last two minutes don't ha... / Continue →
  • October 13, 2008
    I love slow motion videos. Especially ones in which people are getting punched. And here comes another! It's a music video for Spanish rock-soul singer Bunbury for the song Hay Muy Poca Gente. And not only is there punching, but there's shit being broken over people's heads... / Continue →
  • September 25, 2008
    Japanese manufacturer Prop is now selling wearable airbags for old folks and people who just can't stand for long. Its newly announced personal, wearable airbag looks like a cool fanny-pack and weighs a mere 1.1 kilograms (2.4 pounds) -- but springs forth in one-tenth of a sec... / Continue →
  • September 24, 2008
    Now that's what I call a samurai! Youtube Thanks to Ben, who once kicked Leonardo's ass in a ninja fight.... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2008
    This hands-free cellphone holder was designed by Francesca Lanzavecchia and doubles as an excuse to park in handicapped spots. It comes complete with a stretchable rubber skin that fits over it so you can store your phone and cigarettes in there when not in use. Seems pretty ... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2008
    A couple weeks ago we saw the AirKick human catapult,and today we've got a video of the homemade variety. I don't really have much to say except they didn't make it powerful enough. You'd have to chuck a body at least twice that hard if you expect to damage a castle. Homem... / Continue →
  • June 10, 2008
    Let's face it, getting hit by a car sucks unless the person driving is filthy rich and you don't get hurt but can fake a good neck or back injury. Well now Toyoda Gosei has begun the testing of hood and grill airbags to help protect people on foot. They're activated via some ... / Continue →
  • May 5, 2008
    My parents didn't need a book to effectively traumatize us for life. They did a fine job on their own. Well for today's slacking parents there's How To Traumatize Your Children, a book in the Self-Hurt series (along with How To Cut Yourself). You'll learn how to: Determ... / Continue →
  • September 28, 2007
    If you have the $5,799 for this Robo Massage Chair, then you’ve got more money than I'll ever see in my life. You also probably get massages from real people, likely beautiful ladies with long eyelashes and soft, well proportioned breasts. Anyways, this chair is voice activat... / Continue →
  • August 22, 2007
    "Arm Spirit", a Japanese arm wrestling video game, has been responsible for breaking 3 arms during its brief release in Japan. Atlus Company (the manufacturer), which had 150 machines in arcades, backs up their game, but is pulling it as "a precaution". Spokeswoman Ayano Sakiy... / Continue →