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  • December 29, 2015
    This is a very short video of Jumpy the Border Collie mix signing his own name in blue paint. He doesn't really know how to sign his name though, he just knows how to follow the stick his owner is holding. Although that's still impressive. Maybe if he practices enough he'll ... / Continue →
  • September 4, 2015
    Because a lot of the people having kids are the ones who shouldn't be redneck yokels, there has been a significant increase in the number of children born in the US being named after guns. Obviously, I am going to name my firstborn Laser Blaster Pew Pew, especially if it's a g... / Continue →
  • June 18, 2015
    This is a newly described species of flapjack octopus that scientists find so precious that they're trying to name it 'Opisthoteuthis Adorabilis' and not Clyde like the orange Pac-Man ghost. Did I tell you I had a dream the other night that my girlfriend had an octopus tentacl... / Continue →
  • February 24, 2015
    A Colombian artist who previously changed her name to Ladyzunga Cyborg has successfully rechanged her name to ABCDEFG HIJKLMN OPQRST UVWXYZ, with A - N serving as her first name, and O - Z as her last. Of course she still prefers to go by Ladyzunga, because why change your nam... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2014
    To celebrate the end of the MESSENGER (MErcury Surface Space ENvironment GEochemistry and Ranging) mission as the orbiter runs out of fuel and crashes into Mercury's surface in March, scientists have decided to give us, the idiots of the internet, the opportunity to name some o... / Continue →
  • December 11, 2014
    Because this is the world we live in, Norwegian underwear manufacturer Comfyballs was denied a US trademark for their product (obtaining a European trademark was no problem because they're not so prudish over there) because, "The mark does not create a double entendre or other ... / Continue →
  • November 7, 2014
    So Star Wars Episode VII finally got an official title ('The Force Awakens'). Not happy with it? Then you can use this website developed by The Verge to create your own realistic looking title screen and, who knows, maybe send it to a couple Facebook friends and convince them... / Continue →
  • October 9, 2014
    You have until October 31st to sign up at NASA's Send Your Name To Mars site and have your name included on the Orion test flight in December, as well as future missions beyond Earth's orbit, including at least one to Mars. Unfortunately, our names won't be spelled out in diam... / Continue →
  • September 24, 2014
    This is a supercut of Batman's parents getting killed in nine different versions of his origin story. It was pretty sad. You think Bruce Wayne's parents called him Brucie when he was a baby? Bruce just doesn't sound like much of a baby's name. Bruce sounds like the kind of ... / Continue →
  • September 5, 2014
    In news that shouldn't surprise anybody who's familiar with Florida, a woman whose parents seriously named her Cherries Waffles Tennis was arrested in Miami after trying to use a fraudulent credit card to buy, among other things, a $400 spear gun. Thankfully, she and her accom... / Continue →
  • February 14, 2014
    This is a Google Maps view of Geldrop (links to actual Google Map), a Netherlands town with streets named after characters from J.R.R. Tolkien's books. WHY does it have streets named after J.R.R. Tolkien characters? No clue. Plus it's Friday afternoon on Valentine's Day so I... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2013
    A man named Batman Bin Suparman was recently jailed in Singapore after stealing his brother's ATM card to withdraw money, breaking into a business and stealing more money, and using heroin. Superheroes: they're not what they used to be. Or -- OR -- was Batman really under the ... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2013
    This is a Pokemon themed rap (despite not being a rap song at all) created by the folks over at CollegeHumor featuring the names of all 718 pocket monsters. They don't actually incorporate the names of the Pokemon into the lyrics though, they just sing a couple lines then ratt... / Continue →
  • October 28, 2013
    Oh yeah? Well my baby's name is going to have numbers AND special characters in it, so there. These are two animated GIFs (one boy's and one girl's) created by Jezebel showing the most popular names to give a little bundle of mistake joy born in the United States in the pas... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2013
    This is a series of Disney movie covers reimagined by the folks at TheFW with more accurate titles. They're pretty decent, but feel free to make up different ones or titles for cartoons they didn't include. Stuff like, 'Bambi: Thanks, Now I'm an Orphan' and 'Alice Takes Two O... / Continue →
  • July 3, 2012
    This is a series of licensed Star Wars apparel by Tokyo/Paris based Comme des Garçon. Please, just look at this shirt for a moment and take it all in. Who would wear that? SPOILER: Not even your dad. And it's $350. That's $350 to look like a f***ing idiot. Granted a lot o... / Continue →
  • October 17, 2011
    Because who would've guessed naming a group of giant radio telescopes the 'very large array' wouldn't inspire awe and wonder in our nation's youth and make them give a damn about space, the National Science Foundation is holding a contest to rename the Astronomical Alienfinder.... / Continue →
  • September 27, 2011
    But I wasn't! Multi-Touchâ„¢ For the second time, Apple was denied a trademark for the term 'multi-touch' by the US Patent and Trademark Office after the Appeal Board upheld the original rejection. God, move on bro -- she doesn't want you! For trademarks, "the greater the d... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2011
    Yesterday when I first saw this I was Black Pillow. Now I'm Pasty-Skin Grape Nut Flakes. Really hoping the supervillains still take me seriously. Previously: Your zombie apocalypse weapon. What Is Your Superhero Name? [buzzfeed]... / Continue →
  • August 3, 2011
    Geekologie Reader Daniel Knox-Hewson, 23, and his broski Kelvin Borbidge, 22, recently changed their names. But not to Daggerteeth Dragonslayer and Gryphondick Castlecrasher like normal people, oh no, this superduo went all out. Daniel is now Emperor Spiderman Gandalf Wolveri... / Continue →