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  • February 26, 2016
    This is the MacBook selfie stick, a two-handed selfie stick for MacBooks created by artists Moises, John Yuyi and Tom Galle. They aren't actually selling the device, but rather created it as a social commentary on our "obsession with self and vanity," because that's completely... / Continue →
  • October 14, 2015
    This is a series of photographs taken by Eric Pickersgill in which the subjects all appear to be holding cell phones and tablets, but aren't. It's supposed to be a social commentary about how isolated handheld technology has made us. Or...something. You know how bad I am at ... / Continue →
  • August 9, 2013
    This is 'All In One', an extravagant 12-course meal in a can created by designer Christopher Godfrey to make some sort of statement about contemporary culture and the use of gimmicks to sell products. Dammit, why's it have to make some sort of social commentary, why can't it ... / Continue →
  • May 14, 2013
    This is the giant floating assault rifle artist Michael Murphy made by suspending black ping pong balls from the ceiling (it's actually like twenty feet deep -- more shots after the jump). SURPRISE, it's supposed to carry a powerful social message. And apparently not one abou... / Continue →
  • April 28, 2011
    In what can only be viewed as a blatant act of terrorism, Superman is renouncing his U.S. citizenship, citing "America's obesity problem he's tired of being construed as an instrument of US policy." You know what? Fine -- but you better change your color scheme BECAUSE THESE ... / Continue →
  • October 14, 2009
    After yesterday's Plasticdragon, loyal Geekologie Reader Ashley wrote to inform me that he and his art group recently created a similar figure. Except, instead of a dragon, it's a dead-ass body! This is a piece we did at Uni early this year and I just saw your feature artic... / Continue →