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  • April 8, 2013
    This is the interactive fireball-throwing wall that Wizards of the Coast (who, for the record, make way better games than Wizards of the Midwest) had on display at PAX East to hype Magic: The Gathering. It uses Kinect motion-tracking and "real time physics and spacial sound e... / Continue →
  • May 16, 2012
    This is a 5-hour, 35-minute speedrun through Diablo 3 performed by a friend of Geekologie reader Newborn (and you can already type? Your parents must be so proud!) and three other players. Have no intentions of ever playing the game? Just take the rest of the afternoon off a... / Continue →
  • April 13, 2012
    This is a photograph from Phil McGrew of 8 lightning bolts striking the San Francisco Bay Bridge at the same time. Well, not exactly at the same time, because it was a 20-second exposure. Could Phil have expected to capture 16 bolts with a 40-second exposure? I doubt it. Ca... / Continue →
  • December 12, 2011
    These are a couple videos from Geekologie Reader/Skyrim lover Benjamin S. of a mod he created that allows the PC version of the game to accept dragon shout commands through a microphone. The first video is of him briefly talking about the mod and demonstrating it, the second, ... / Continue →
  • November 28, 2011
    This is a video of a guy showing off his homemade Diablo III costume in what can only be described as his grandmother's guest bedroom. I'm diggin' the bare lightbulb, bro. Obviously, the costume still needs some work. Namely, in the crotch region. Sure Diablo III isn't eve... / Continue →
  • April 22, 2011
    Nice Stark mug. Remember Volkswagen's Superbowl commercial featuring the lil Vader who couldn't harness The Force that captivated audiences and stole our hearts? Well this is a Marvel parody advertising the new Thor movie that, from what I've seen so far, may or may yes suck ... / Continue →
  • March 29, 2011
    Damn Harry, cast 'constipation breaker' STAT! Fires: nobody wants to die in one (or a Black Friday stampede at Wal-Mart). And now scientists believe they're close to developing an electric-bolt shooting wand (personally, I imagine more of a Ghostbusters proton-pack THAN A FLA... / Continue →
  • January 12, 2011
    Antimatter my ass, those are UFOs! Scientists, having accidentally pointed a telescope at thunderclouds instead of into outerspace (great job, guys!), discovered that lightning may give off antimatter, effectively explaining the long-running mystery of why getting struck can... / Continue →
  • December 28, 2010
    It's official -- lightning's boneless! In an attempt to determine where the x-rays in lightning come from, scientists shot wire-toting rockets into thunderclouds and then used an ultra-fast x-ray camera to capture the resulting lightning bolt. That's not actually the x-ray sh... / Continue →
  • November 23, 2010
    Harry Potter laser tag wands not your cup of tea? What the f*** are you doing drinking tea in the first place? IT'S TAKING UP VALUABLE STOMACH REAL ESTATE WHERE YOU COULD FIT BOOZE. Anyway, how about a voice-activated Harry Potter wand flashlight? No? Not digging this one ... / Continue →
  • August 17, 2010
    That's not actually him in the picture. That's just a shot I found in my 'chicks in thongs getting struck by lightning' fetish folder online. So yeah, allegedly a 13-year old was struck by lighting at 13:13 on Friday the 13th while attending an air show. Because attending an... / Continue →
  • June 15, 2010
    God, apparently pissed that Jesus forgot to take out the trash (read: sinners), got so upset he lightning-bolted one of Jesus' statues ablaze. Now that's some tough love. Unconditional, but tough. The "King of Kings" statue, one of southwest Ohio's most familiar landmarks, h... / Continue →