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  • January 23, 2014
    This is a before-and-after shot of the mysterious rock that appeared in front of the Mars Rover Opportunity after taking pictures of the same spot twelve days apart. So many questions! Where did it come from? Okay that's actually the only question I can think of. There are ... / Continue →
  • July 17, 2013
    This is a timelapse video of Peter from Slovak Handmade Lab etching a Carl Sagan portrait into a piece of black granite. Carl Sagan not your thing? There's also one of him doing Heath Ledger's Joker. They're both really impressive. So impressive I've decided I want Peter to... / Continue →
  • August 27, 2012
    This is a rock remix of the Song of Time and the Song of Storms from Ocarina of Time as performed by TheHumanTim in his basement. Me? I perform in the attic. Just kidding, but sometimes I do drag chains around up there at night to scare my parents. OooooooOOOOoooOOOo, raise... / Continue →
  • June 7, 2012
    This is a video of TheHumanTim performing a rock version of the theme from LaVar Burton's Reading Rainbow. Not gonna lie, it could have used some Geekologie Writer vocals. *clearing throat* ♫ Butterfly in the sky I can go twice as high Take a look It's in a book A Reading R... / Continue →
  • May 9, 2012
    This is a video of Avengers fan TheHumanTim performing a one-man rock version of the Avengers movie theme, with a little tribute to the animated series and Iron Man thrown in for good measure. I've actually been listening to it all day, which might explain why I've been so ful... / Continue →
  • March 15, 2012
    NASA released this CG reconstruction of the (currently believed) history of the moon to celebrate 1,000 days of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter circling the satellite. It was pretty interesting to watch, but definitely could have used more aliens (I counted, there were zero).... / Continue →
  • September 20, 2011
    Two men's skeletons, originally buried around 700AD, were uncovered that had big-ass rocks jammed in their mouths, a practice that was later reserved for vampires. But, since vampire folklore wasn't prevalent in the area until the 1500's, archaeologists now believe it was a zo... / Continue →
  • June 30, 2010
    This is a little chart showing what the same rock would look like rendered in twenty different video games. For reference, pedra normal means normal rock in Portuguese and isn't the name of a video game. Or if it is, the most boring game ever. Move over, Super Watch Grass Gr... / Continue →
  • May 20, 2010
    I know, I thought it was just a stone pickle too. But oh no -- it's a sex toy. My butt: you're not welcome in it. Scientists believe they have found the world's oldest sex toy after piecing together more than a dozen fragments to create a 30,000 year old ice age penis. A s... / Continue →
  • August 13, 2009
    Les Paul, famed musician and inventor, has passed away. Les Paul, who invented the solid-body electric guitar later wielded by a legion of rock 'n' roll greats, died Thursday of complications from pneumonia. He was 94. With Mary Ford, his wife from 1949 to 1962, he earned 36... / Continue →
  • June 12, 2009
    Allegedly Gerrit Blank, 14, of Essen, Germany, got hit by a pea-sized meteorite on his way to school. A red hot, pea-sized piece of rock then hit his hand before bouncing off and causing a foot wide crater in the ground. The teenager survived the strike, the chances of which... / Continue →