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  • July 2, 2013
    This is a time-lapse video of Youtuber AmputeeOT fashioning herself a prosthetic leg out of LEGO bricks. It's a LEGO leg! It really got me thinking -- it's amazing how most of us go out of my way to AVOID stepping on LEGO bricks, and here she is PURPOSEFULLY doing it. That r... / Continue →
  • December 26, 2012
    So Christmas is over and people are already back to being their regular jerkbag selves, but before I put Santa to bed here's the R2-D2/C-3PO lamp built by artist Gordon Tarpley that was inspired by the sexy lady leg lamp in A Christmas Story. Never seen A Christmas Story? Joi... / Continue →
  • September 15, 2009
    I am seriously reconsidering my decision to procreate in China. What with all the winged cats and footed snakes, I don't want my children to grow up with three legs like their father, you know? My beneficial defects aside, I must admit: as an amateur herpetologist, I'm a litt... / Continue →
  • May 21, 2009
    Apparently some 16-year old girl dove into traffic because she dropped her iPod in the street and had already blasted her remaining brains out at level 11 volume. The girl was walking across the street on Tuesday when she dropped her iPod. She went back to grab it in moving ... / Continue →
  • April 17, 2009
    The Legway was the original inspiration for Gob Bluth's preferred method of transportation, the Segway. As you can see, it's made out of copper piping, wood, and a heaping portion of leg muscle. It's actually a variation of the Universe Cycle, with handlebars. I'd love to s... / Continue →
  • March 6, 2009
    Why? Because pushing little buttons with your thumbs is for little sissies. You need MAN-LEGS to stomp MAN-SIZED BUTTONS to prove you are a REAL MAN. *SHA-POW* Look, I just punched a hole to the center of the galaxy with my MAN-FIST. That doesn't even make sense but it doesn... / Continue →
  • February 25, 2009
    A New Zealand woman has had a custom mermaid tail prosthetic made for her by Weta Workshop (special effects studio responsible for Lord Of The Rings, etc.). Nadya Vessey lost both of her legs below the knee as the result of a medical condition when she was young. Ms Vessey ... / Continue →
  • February 23, 2009
    Like the saying goes, "a picture's worth a thousand words, but a picture of a spider should be worth at least $233.95". I couldn't agree more. And now you can own a t-shirt with the iconic drawing of a spider for only $14.50. Or, you can print this picture out, tape it to an... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2009
    The currently conceptual 'Immaculate' prosthetic was designed by Hans Alexander Huseklepp and looks like a robot's arm. Am I running? No, but I am typing this standing up. The concept "immaculate" from Hans Alexander Huseklepp explores the idea of turning a handicap into a h... / Continue →
  • January 9, 2009
    The Toilet Scale was designed by Haikun Deng so you can weigh yourself while using the john. Personally, I like to sit down while I pee. I'm not sure why I just shared that. Anway, the only problem is you have to make sure your feet aren't touching the ground while it's weig... / Continue →
  • January 2, 2009
    This is a custom Davy Jones Munny figure. You might recall Davy from such blockbusters as Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chesticles, and Ass Pirates of the Caribbean: The Geekologie Writer's Cave of Treasure. This particular pirate was made by Mallory Carson of Fullerto... / Continue →
  • December 22, 2008
    Some guy broke his knee playing Guitar Hero. Well, it wasn't actually the game that did it, he was trying to do a Rockette high-kick or some shit for extra style points. He failed. I was face to face with my Arch Nemesis/Very Good Friend/Roommate Craig. It was time to see ... / Continue →
  • November 27, 2008
    "Science fan" Jack Newton got Stephen Hawking's likeness tattooed on his leg in tribute to the world famous physicist (who is 66 and still rollin'). The tattoo - complete with a Monty Python line from the classic Life of Brian film 'He's not the messiah. He's a very naughty ... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2008
    Tokyoflash is back at it, this time with their new Fire design. Created from a fusion of plastics carefully wrapped around a solid, seamless sheet of highly polished stainless steel, Tokyoflash Fire features a new formation of multi-colored LEDs and is a lightweight design, ... / Continue →
  • November 7, 2008
    Honda's taking another stab at the growing assisted walking market (that's a market!?), this time with what appears to be a robot that hides between your legs and pokes you in the genitals. The device will supporting a portion of user's body weight whether they're crouching,... / Continue →
  • October 31, 2008
    Ah, Halloween. The holiday where I dress up like a ninja turtle and all the girls dress up down to see who can wear the least amount of clothes possible. And they still have the nerve to tell me to watch where I'm swinging my nunchucks (I'm Michelangelo, damnit!). Well, to... / Continue →
  • October 24, 2008
    Art collective N55 built a walking house complete with bathroom and kitchen that can start hoofing it should shit hit the proverbial air-exchanger. It was allegedly designed to move to higher ground should a flood hit Britain. WTF, do they not have mobile homes in England? A... / Continue →
  • October 16, 2008
    I hate walking. That's why I run. Or Hoveround (screw you Rascal!). But for those of you that don't mind, how about making the most out of your two legged transportation. NTT has developed a shoe that promises to charge your gadgetry while on the go. Their soles are filled... / Continue →
  • October 10, 2008
    I don't really have any more information on this robotic suit except the i-foot is a terrible name, it was made by Toyota, and appears to be the lovechild of a MechWarrior that stuck it to a Tyrannasaurus Rex (wish I could have been there). Oh, and two thumbs up on the choreog... / Continue →
  • September 5, 2008
    This is a video of basejumper Hans Lange vampire suiting around in Norway. Everything goes smoothly until his parachute fails to deploy properly and he ends up tumbling down the mountainside until he's stopped by a tree. He caught it all on film thanks to a helmet cam. Hans,... / Continue →