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  • July 31, 2015
    This is a video of a shiny robotic arm performing a rhythmic gymnastics ribbon routine. Is it better than a human can do? Probably. Except for all the Eastern European teams, they are like superhumans when it comes to rhythmic gymnastics. In future Olympics, humans will no ... / Continue →
  • February 24, 2014
    This is a video of the Olympic men's 500m speed skating final with Mario Kart Double Dash weapon effects added. It makes me wish every video had Mario Kart weapon effects added. One time my mom asked me clean up the video she took of my little sister's dance recital and I edi... / Continue →
  • February 19, 2014
    This is a video of everybody's favorite nature documentary host David Attenborough narrating a women's Olympic curling match. You know, David Attenborough might actually have my favorite voice of all time. It's so relaxing. Like, if he read me a bedtime story before I KNOW I... / Continue →
  • February 12, 2014
    This is a short video somebody edited together of a group of AT-ATs invading the winter Olympics and blasting the downhill mogul skiers. Well, TWO downhill mogul skiers. Were they the only rebels in the Olympics? No clue. But speaking of the Olympics, I'm going to turn them... / Continue →
  • September 11, 2013
    Hot on the heels hooves of that insane Japanese horse racing game comes this ski jumping one (actually a Japanese PSP game called Ski Jumping Pairs). From what I gathered from watching, this is how the US team participates: three teammates start down the hill simultaneously on... / Continue →
  • August 2, 2012
    Mexican gymnastics Olympian Elsa Garcia Rodriguez Blancas performed her qualifying routine for the floor exercise to a medley of of Zelda songs arranged by Lindsay Sterling (of super-animated violin playing fame). Sadly, she took 35th place overall because there are no points ... / Continue →
  • May 1, 2012
    Picture related: Artist's rendition. Mine. Missiles mean business, especially if you're sitting on top of one pretending it's a penis of mass destruction. And now the U.K. Ministry of Defense has notified some London apartment dwellers that they could be adding missile launc... / Continue →
  • September 21, 2011
    NOTE: No, I didn't paint the eyebrows and mouth on in Photoshop, the creepy little f***er actually looks like that. Aberystwyth University (which, based on the name, probably teaches witchcraft) computer science professor James Law (hey -- you're not above it, bro!) has nomina... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2010
    This is a short video of the keyboard throwing portion of the Soviet Special Olympics. Now I don't want to ruin it for you, but suffice it to say contestant number three gets disqualified. And not for doping either, although you and I both know he was on the vodkas. I don't ... / Continue →
  • May 20, 2010
    London just unveiled the new mascots (Wenlock and Mandeville) for the 2012 Summer Olympics and, I don't know if you can tell from this picture or not, but they look like complete shit. What -- no Pedobear? Two parts-Pokemon to one-part lava lamp with yellow 'Taxi' lights on t... / Continue →
  • March 2, 2010
    Now listen, Mars: I'm not saying you should fake a disability so you can compete against Pluto in the Special Olympics, but you should. You definitely should. Mars in the Olympics [lettherebeblogs] Thanks to Julie M., who deserves the gold in Geekologie Tipping (I'm just say... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2010
    A Polish newspaper wrote an article about the Winter Olympics and included this graphic, which depicts Pedobear as one of the games' mascots. Which, wow, who knew Poles could run a printing press? ...apparently what happened here is that someone Photoshopped Pedobear into a p... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2008
    Well folks, the Olympics are over. And you know what that means: no more getting drunk at the bar and watching rhythmic gymnastics. Oh, and 100,000 used condoms. Wait, what? The UNAIDS, the Beijing organizing committee BOCOG and International Olympics Committee are providin... / Continue →
  • August 21, 2008
    First LEGO, and now cards. Bryan Berg, the world record cardstacker, recreated the Beijing Olympic Village using over 140,000 playing cards. Nice, Bryan, but let's put those cardstacking skills to real use and cheat some girls at strip poker! What do you mean you don't want ... / Continue →
  • August 15, 2008
    This is the Olympic village made entirely out of LEGO. It was recently on display in Hong Kong to get everyone excited about the games and contains over 300,000 blocks and 4,500 minifigs. Hit the jump for a whole bunch more, including a damn good looking Water Cube. You know... / Continue →
  • August 13, 2008
    This is a BMW concept car designed by Transportation Design students Jai Ho Yoo and Lukas Vanek from the instituo Europeo di Design. They imagined the ZX-6 after being asked what the vehicles of 2015 would look like. Now call me crazy, but isn't 2015 just 7 years away? These... / Continue →
  • August 12, 2008
    Apparently a computer went blue screen of death during the opening ceremonies at the Olympics a few days ago. Yep, right when a flying Li Ning was about to wrap up the torch-lighting ceremony too. No idea what the screen was actually supposed to be displaying, but if I had to... / Continue →
  • July 18, 2008
    Remember the picture of the Chinese military on Segways as part of an anti-terrorism exercise? Well it turns out there's a whole bunch more of them performing various drills. And I've posted them here for your viewing pleasure. This is one of the group practicing their synch... / Continue →
  • July 3, 2008
    So your good buddy The Geekologie Writer got what is known in the medical field as "f***ed the f*** up" last night because his wife made the mistake of going out of town for the holiday weekend. He hit wing night, drank like 300 beers, and then proceeded to sing "Ring Of Fire... / Continue →
  • May 12, 2008
    From the same artist that brought us the realistic Bowser painting, comes this one of Sonic The Hedgehog. He even included a little pixelated version of what a more realisitc hedgehog would have looked like in game. The biggest challenge about this one was, that the original S... / Continue →