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Security: Biometric Ear Scanners Coming?

Aural fetish "scientists" at the University of South Hampton claim they've developed a biometric ear scanner than can identify individuals with almost perfect accuracy. I'm skeptical, but...
October 12, 2010

How To: Cheat On A Test With A Coke Bottle

These are instructions on how to make a Coke bottle cheat sheet. Admittedly it's pretty ingenious, but I don't promote cheating. I never cheated in school. If...
April 26, 2010

Scanwiches: They're What's For Lunch

Scanwiches are cross-sectioned sandwiches that have been carefully digitized using a flatbed scanner. Each one provides a HQ picture of what to expect from a particular sandwich...
April 8, 2009

Geekologie Reader Gets Credit For Spider

Geekologie reader Dustin got partial credit (2/5 points!) for pulling the ol' picture of a spider trick on an algebra test in college. Good looking, Dustin! It's...
December 5, 2008

I Want A Mirror Background On My Monitor

This is old. And sadly hilarious. I can't believe poor Wekweti can even use a f***ing computer scanner. How turn computer monitor into mirror? [yahooanswers] Thanks Roberto,...
September 22, 2008

Ants Build Nest In Couple's Home Scanner

Some guy's wife called him to tell him she was having problems with their home printer/scanner. And, even after walking her through how to push the power...
September 2, 2008

Scary: Brain Scanner Knows What You See

Soon computers will be able to know what you're looking at simply by reading your mind. Scientists used a functional magnetic resonance imaging machine -- a real-time...
March 6, 2008