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  • September 30, 2013
    In news that's sure to set the computing world ablaze (or not at all), Bill Gates has confessed that the control-alt-delete keyboard combination was a mistake and the fault of a keyboard designer who refused to add a one-button equivalent. How enthralling! If I was any more ... / Continue →
  • January 24, 2012
    They're not universal? Somebody sent their mom to the store for a PS3 controller and she came back with an X-Box one. So what did they do? Sent her back to exchange it without even giving her a decent lie to cover the mistake. Now it's here on the internet for everyone to m... / Continue →
  • November 18, 2011
    To infinity and beyo-- oh no, OH NO! Buzz Lightyear: he doesn't belong in your ass. At least not upside down. You think a doctor's gonna believe he flew up there by himself feet first? THINK AGAIN (doesn't work for Ninja Turtles either). Buzz Lightyear Should Not Be Insi... / Continue →
  • November 2, 2009
    I got to operate a fork lift once, and let me tell you: I've never seen Lowe's employees run so fast. WHERE WERE YOU WHEN I NEEDED PAINT MIXED?! Anyway, this is a horrible fork lift accident that destroys nearly $250K of precious vodka in distribution center. Oh the humanity... / Continue →
  • July 15, 2009
    Several people rocking VISA prepaid credit cards got a peculiar $23,148,855,308,184,500 charge this week when using their VISA BUXX cards. That's 23 quadrillion dollars. To put that figure in layman's terms, it's almost double what I'm suing Disney for. In New Hampshire, Jos... / Continue →
  • March 2, 2009
    Juan Zamora is a man. A man with a '94 Camaro which undoubtedly has some Rad to the power of Sick flames painted on the sides. Anyway, he bought $26 worth of petrol at the station and paid with his Paypal debit card. Only problem was, Paypal reported he pumped $81,400,836,90... / Continue →
  • January 13, 2009
    A couple of Danish gamers (Danishers), got the SWAT team called because they were playing a first person shooter too loud one night. Thankfully, they weren't rocking any Wiimote-gun mods. As far as we can make out from this report, two young men from Valby near Copenhagen wer... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2008
    I love the way he starts crying for his mommy and slapping the TV like that'll magically make the screen uncrack. Remember: they give you wrist straps for a reason -- they make pretty bracelets! What a Wiimote to the TV Actually Looks Like [gizmodo] Thanks to Julian, who doe... / Continue →
  • October 21, 2008
    If you haven't already heard, Little Big Planet, the much anticipated PS3 game about strangely erotic sock puppets, has been pushed back a week. Why? Because one of the songs in the game features two verses from the Qur'an. The music in question is "Tapha Niang" a song perfo... / Continue →
  • October 8, 2008
    Google recently unveiled a Gmail application that may help prevent drunk emailing. When in use, the program requires a potential emailer to solve a few mathematical problems before the message can be sent. Pretty clever, now make something similar for cell phones and we'll be... / Continue →
  • September 3, 2008
    Worried about developing carpal tunnel? Get a job where you don't have to type. But for the rest of us, there are wrist rests. This $15 set includes one hand and foot and is sure to get a rise out of undead coworkers. Of course, if you actually do work with zombies you shou... / Continue →
  • September 2, 2008
    If you're anything like me you made the mistake of getting your girlfriend pregnant because she told you she was a millionaire. And now you're stuck with two (she told me she was worth at least $500,000 the second time) ungrateful teenagers that want to go to the mall everyday... / Continue →
  • August 29, 2008
    For those of you who haven't heard, Steve Jobs's 17-page prewritten obituary was accidentally published when somebody at Bloomberg chose the wrong button after some routine updating to the information. Woops. You can read the whole thing after the jump, it's nice and wordy an... / Continue →
  • August 14, 2008
    Some guy cheated on his wife and was caught after he accidentally sent her a text message meant for his mistress. She came home, and the rest is soon to be penis-chopping history. Once upon a time there was a women who, after 22 years of marriage, found evidence that the so... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2008
    Google recently set up some new Street Views near the Googleplex company headquarters in California. And Google employee Michael Weiss-Malik used the opportunity to re-propose to his girlfriend. That's why his sign says "Proposal 2.0" -- he had already given a traditional pro... / Continue →
  • July 18, 2008
    If you're ever in China you have got to hit up Translate server error. Best food EVER. Then we'll grab a bite at 404 Not Found [adfreak] NOTE: I don't actually know if that's a restaurant or what. Anybody that can read it feel free to add. Thanks Jason, a problem has been... / Continue →
  • June 16, 2008
    Tank Driving 101 Don't drive your tank off a cliff. Don't drive your tank too deep in a bog. Keep your treads on at all times. Don't try to mount another tank from behind unless you've taken it out for dinner and bought it a few drinks. Don't try to stunt-drive your tank o... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2008
    Wii Mii Chocolates are, get this -- little Wii Mii shaped chocolates! You get the option of milk, dark, or white chocolate, and can choose any combination of the three, along with the preferred sexes of the two figures. They run $15 and come in a little Wii shaped box. Perfe... / Continue →
  • December 28, 2007
    Take a Nokia E90 cell phone, add one 12 gauge shotgun blast, throw that bitch up on eBay and what do you get? Apparently $20.50. The description of the "for parts ONLY" phone follows. The unfortunate victim of a negligent discharge from a 12 Gauge Shotgun loaded with 00 Buck... / Continue →