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  • January 6, 2014
    David Waddell resigned from his post on the Indian Trail Town Council last Thursday by penning a letter written entirely in Klingon. How anybody was able to read it to know he was resigning is beyond me. Waddell says he opted to use Klingon, the language of a warrior race o... / Continue →
  • December 3, 2013
    Science. Science is the word of the year. How did they choose it? I'm not sure, but probably not out of a hat like my parents named me (my name is L/XL, Made In Indonesia). ...by figuring out which of their most popular words experienced the biggest spike in lookups this ... / Continue →
  • October 16, 2013
    This is a parody of Rick Astley's 'Never Gonna Give You Up' loosely translated into Klingon and performed in the style of really shitty karaoke. It boggles my mind people actually take the time to do stuff like this but won't take the time to walk their grocery cart to one of ... / Continue →
  • October 16, 2013
    This is a worthwhile video of scenes from 'Game of Thrones 'redubbed by the folks at Bad Lip Reading as 'Medieval Land Fun-Time World'. If you're not familiar with the concept, they put new words in the character's mouths that match the way they're moving their lips. You know... / Continue →
  • August 28, 2013
    As a sign that God is clearly ready to abandon us to focus his efforts on another inhabited planet (I'm assuming he was smart enough to not put all his eggs in one basket), the Oxford Online Dictionary has announced its latest 65 additions to this embarrassment we call the Engl... / Continue →
  • November 13, 2012
    'GIF' (graphic interchange format) was officially named the US word of the year by the Oxford Dictionary, while Britain's was 'omnishambles'. Both are terrible decisions and I demand a recount. RECOUNT OR I'M MOVING TO CANADA. "Do it." MAYBE I WILL. "Do it." MAYBE I WILL... / Continue →
  • November 12, 2012
    This is a video of Microsoft's Chief Research Officer Rick Rashid explaining and demonstrating their speech recognition software that can translate his English into other languages (in this case Chinese) in his own voice. The implications this has for ordering at ethnic restau... / Continue →
  • November 1, 2012
    Seen here showing off his sweet fur arm, a werewolf and some other lady record the speech of an African elephant that has learned to speak five words in Korean. I think I know two, so he's already smarter than me (plus handsomer). I like learning dirty words! The pachyderm i... / Continue →
  • October 30, 2012
    This is a $14 spinning decoder ring that lets you write and translate Huttese (the language of the Hutts, like Jabba). It couldn't have come at a better time either, because I just intercepted a message from another Hutt crime lord. It reads, "Jabba panwa waffmula chone patog... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2012
    This is an audio recording of J.R.R. Tolkien reciting his poem Namárië in the Elvish language he created. I dunno, I thought he kind of sounds like a leprechaun. Which, for the record, do exist, but don't hide pots of gold. They do steal children in the middle of the night th... / Continue →
  • August 15, 2012
    Because we can never have enough words, Merriam-Webster has announced the 100 new additions to its dictionary with the hopes people still buy dictionaries and the one you've had your entire life doesn't cut it anymore because it doesn't contain words like man-tits or blog. The... / Continue →
  • February 29, 2012
    Want to see if your peepers are good enough to fly for Planet Express? Well you're in luck, thanks to this Planet Express Pilot's Eye Chart in the alien language from Futurama by designer/Geekologie Reader David Johns. If Leela can do it, I'm sure you can too. No, no I'm not... / Continue →
  • December 14, 2011
    This is a video of Mika explaining Star Wars: A New Hope. Mika is Japanese and practices her English by watching and explaining movies. If you like this one, there's a bunch more, including The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, Avatar, Inception, Spiderman and The Matr... / Continue →
  • May 18, 2011
    Researchers at The University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology have taught robots how to develop their own language. That way, when they're about to deal the finishing blow to an injured human, they can ask if you want the laser beam in your beep boop or g... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2010
    Word Lens is a $5 iPhone app that provides a streaming translation of whatever you're pointing your phone at (i.e. road signs, menus, etc). It's pretty much the technology of the future because, let's not kid ourselves, no child born after 2000 will bother learning any languag... / Continue →
  • June 21, 2010
    Pepper Mouth is a little USB peripheral that monitors your typing and releasing a stinky-ass spray if you type dirty words. *poof* WHAT -- because I typed stinky-ass? *poof* Mmmm -- I love a good stink. This first version blasts its obnoxious peppery smell whenever it detec... / Continue →
  • May 27, 2010
    Bad Translator is a website that takes entered text and translates it into another language, then back to English, then repeats the process either 10, 25 or MAXIMUM times. For example: Enterted Text: I heard the Geekologie Writer has a serious rocket in his pants. 10 Transla... / Continue →
  • January 2, 2010
    Want to learn how to speak like those crazy blue cats in that 3-D movie you just saw? Well now you can thanks to the 'Learn Na'vi Pocket Guide'! Ah, internet, you never cease to amaze me with your treasure trove of shit I don't need but can't resist. Na'vi is a a constructed... / Continue →
  • November 18, 2009
    This handsome dapper portly half-Santa isn't the man in the story, but that doesn't matter. What's important is that he practices good dental hygiene. Also, that some cat named d'Armond Speers decided to only speak Klingon to his son for the first three years of his life. Bu... / Continue →
  • October 23, 2009
    First of all, acronyms aren't allowed in Scrabble. Or proper names. Making this 'the least played by the rules' game of Scrabble ever. That aside, is it the geekiest? Maybe -- you be the judge. I will be the jury. Except, instead of paying attention and taking notes, I'l... / Continue →