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  • April 7, 2014
    This is a brief video of Tetris being played on the 29-story Cira Centre building in Philadelphia. The game was orchestrated by Drexel University game-design professor Frank Lee and game designer Henk Rogers and played using hundreds of LEDs embedded in the building's windows.... / Continue →
  • March 28, 2014
    OMG, SO MANY BUTTONS TO PUSH! This is a worthwhile video (at least skip around) of Jelani Eddington performing the Star Wars main theme on one of the largest pipe organs in the world, a Wurlitzer theater organ with some 8,000-pipes. For reference, I only have one pipe. "Your... / Continue →
  • March 24, 2014
    Sorry folks, I am dealing with something. This is The President, a 3,200-year old giant Sequoia that lives in the Sierra Nevadas (also a great beer) in California. And he's never moved -- 3,200 years in the exact same spot! Me? I'd get restless. The tree stands 247-feet ta... / Continue →
  • February 12, 2014
    This is Freddy. On the right. On the left is Claire Stoneman, Freddy's caretaker. Freddy is currently the world's tallest living dog, and is just three inches shy of the world's tallest ever, George. Right now Freddy is a year and a half old and stands 7-feet 4-inches on hi... / Continue →
  • January 9, 2014
    I actually just stumbled across this monster while doing research for rideable cats for my last post. I do research! Granted it never shows, but sometimes I will Google something if it tickles my fancy. And rideable cat mounts definitely tickle my fancy. You? You try tickl... / Continue →
  • January 8, 2014
    This is the giant aluminum sea serpent skeleton designed by artist Huang Yong Ping and installed in the Loire River where it empties into the Bay of Biscay near Nantes, France. It was not modeled after a real sea serpent. Although it looks like it may have been modeled after-... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2013
    This is the 5-foot x 10-foot, 200,000 piece Middle Earth LEGO Rivendell built by Alice Finch (of 400,000-piece LEGO Hogwarts fame) and David Frank. I wish I could just shrink myself down to that size and live there. Of course, I said the same thing about my little sister's Ba... / Continue →
  • December 12, 2013
    Seen here posing with my Aunt Teresa, these are the two five-foot Dalek wedding cakes baked and decorated by Dinkydoodle Designs for a couple's Doctor Who themed wedding reception. The theme for my wedding reception? End of the World Party. There won't be an open bar though,... / Continue →
  • November 20, 2013
    This is a video of a 1:15 scale R/C Airbus A380 taking to the skies at a recent R/C plane show. You know, that seems like it would be a fun thing to attend on a weekend. You know what I attend on weekends? Community service. And not the cool kind like I created a community ... / Continue →
  • October 30, 2013
    I know I posted that unicorn cake earlier but then this zombie horse one showed up in my inbox (I thought it was boner pill spam at first) and I just need to get it out of my system so there are no more equine cakes to post tomorrow. Created by the Tattooed Bakers for the open... / Continue →
  • October 30, 2013
    This is the life-size unicorn cake lovingly crafted by Miss Cakehead for National Baking Week. I'm using life-size generously though because in my mind unicorns are actually much larger. This is like, a donkey or pony sized unicorn cake with a narwhal sized corn on its head. ... / Continue →
  • October 24, 2013
    The Navy has announced it's sold its first 'supercarrier' ever built (in 1954), the USS Forrestal, for a single cent. I will never forgive you for not outbidding the winner and buying it for me to use as a secret base. The supercarrier was made available for donation to an el... / Continue →
  • October 16, 2013
    This is a video created by amateur astronomer and Youtuber Yetipc1 of what it would look like if the moon, which normally orbits earth at 384,400km (~238,855-miles), orbited earth at the same distance as the International Space Station, around 420km (260-miles). Apparently i... / Continue →
  • September 17, 2013
    This is a video of Traddino, a 51-foot, 11-ton, walking, fire-breathing dragon robot that was just named the new Guinness World Record Holder for "world's largest walking robot". The winner before that? Who cares. All I know is it looks like that thing is about to crispy-fry... / Continue →
  • August 9, 2013
    This is the full back zombie apocalypse tattoo reader Zomboner recently had finished. It took 53-hour under the gun over the span of the last year to complete and is definitely not the sort of thing you want staring back at you when you're going at it doggy style. I actually ... / Continue →
  • August 1, 2013
    This is a massive 600,000-pixel wide panorama of Tokyo taken from the roof of Tokyo Tower's lower observatory. It's made up of over 8,000 individual shots, and you can zoom in so far you can read the covers of magazines in front of the nearby 7-11. Still haven't spotted any n... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2013
    This is the $45,000 conference table made from a retired 747's General Electrics engine. Only the nacelle of the engine though, so it's not like you could use it to build your own plane if you bought one. WHICH FOR $45,000 YOU SHOULD. Man, could you imagine investing your ha... / Continue →
  • May 2, 2013
    This is the $50 Sasquatch cocktail shaker from HomeWetBar. It can mix up to 110-ounces of booze at a time. For reference, that's one really big-ass drink. Did somebody say margaritas? Somebody better have. Plus when you order thing you have the option to have it custom eng... / Continue →
  • April 26, 2013
    This is the 20-foot long (it looks longer to me but I've ridden real dinosaurs though so I should know) balloon animal Acrocanthosaurus built by balloon-twisting professional (and awesome dude to have at a kid's birthday party) Larry Moss and his team at Airigami for Virginia's... / Continue →
  • April 4, 2013
    This is a new species of tarantula recently discovered in Sri Lanka that's the size of a human face. For reference, close your eyes and imagine one with its abdomen resting on your lips. Can you feel its legs tickling behind your ears? No need to thank me. They prefer well-... / Continue →