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  • July 26, 2013
    The Norwegian town of Rjukan sits in a deep valley that receives no direct sunlight for 82 days of the year. So what did the town do? Pack up their bags, burn the village to ashes, and move somewhere else? NOPE. Installed three 300-foot mirrors to aim a single beam of light... / Continue →
  • March 17, 2011
    Seen here looking suspiciously like some sort of Pagan sun talisman, a shock-wave generator may prove to be the future of engines, pushing traditional internal-combustion joints to the wayside. Ooooooor being all bullshit. Oooooor having its patent rights bought up by engine ... / Continue →
  • June 14, 2010
    This is a shot of a Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet returning from a trip through space and time. Sure you could argue those are just vapor trails, but you'd sound like an idiot and nobody will ever take you seriously again. Not that we do now anyways. Just sayin', remember th... / Continue →
  • February 10, 2010
    Ghost Lamps from designer Tim Baute look like they're hovering. Plus, unlike most shit you see that's cool, they're actually available for sale ($250 for a small, $275 for a large) and go perfect with a Ghost Table. Just don't ask me how the illusion works. But if I had to g... / Continue →
  • April 16, 2009
    This is a viral ad for Samsung's new I8910 camera phone. I found the guy in the video annoying but I would do his girlfriend. Twice. Once with the lights on. OUR CHALLENGE: GUESS HOW WE DID THIS. This clip was shot on an I8910 HD phone, a new camera phone just released by S... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2009
    Let's face it, we all want to live in treehouses. Unfortunately, I purchased all the remaining trees on earth, so it looks like you suckers are out of luck. Hey, there's always telephone poles. Also, I will be selling acorns for $1,000 a pop. Anyway, this is a treehouse hot... / Continue →