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  • September 23, 2014
    This is Montegrotto Terme, Italy's recently completed 'Y-40' (aka 'The Deep Joy', which I've actually been called before), the new world's deepest swimming pool (previously: this one). The pool's central well reaches a depth of 40-meters (~131-feet) and is used for deep-sea di... / Continue →
  • September 23, 2014
    This is the Pixel Waffle Maker, a waffle maker with a 9 x 9 pixel silicon tray that allows you to push individual pixels in and out to create custom waffle designs. Obviously, the designs you can make in a 9 x 9 tray are pretty limited, but that's not going to stop me from tryi... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2014
    This is a fly-by of J.J. Abram's Millennium Falcon for the new Star Wars movie. Apparently J.J. and Batman v Superman director Zack Snyder like poking fun at each other via Twitter (I guess that's how you get your kicks when you're a rich, successful director instead of huntin... / Continue →
  • September 18, 2014
    This is the $13 D20 Bowl Set available from ThinkGeek. Together, the two pieces form a D20 die. Separate, they form two halves of a D20 die that are fillable with chips and dip. Don't limit yourself to chips though, you could also fill them with candy like fun-size Snickers ... / Continue →
  • September 18, 2014
    These are the new line of Chia Zombies. They come in 'Lifeless Lisa', 'Creepy Holden' and 'Restless Arm' varieties and all retail for $17. Amazingly, I've never actually grown a Chia pet. Which is weird because I love plants and have a green thumb. See? "Yeah, but what's u... / Continue →
  • September 17, 2014
    This is a video of the George Mason University pep band practicing a Rage Against the Machine medley of 'Killing In The Name' and 'Bulls on Parade'. The chick in the red with the heart on the back of her shirt -- she really gets into it. I haven't been so excited about a song... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2014
    These are the $99 officially licensed shoes made to look like the Nike power-laces Marty McFly wears in Back to the Future II. Except they're not Nike, and they don't cost thousands of dollars like the ones Nike actually made and auctioned off a couple years ago. I'm half tem... / Continue →
  • September 15, 2014
    In an effort to raise awareness of the dangers of walking and texting, China has opened separate walkways for people who are using their cell phones, and people who aren't. They're meant to be ironic though, and encourage people to think before texting and knocking over somebo... / Continue →
  • September 11, 2014
    Not to be outdone by European fast food chain Quick's Darth Vader themed black-bun burger, Burger King Japan has just announced a burger with black buns, black sauce and black CHEESE. Apparently the patty contains black pepper, the buns and cheese are blackened with bamboo cha... / Continue →
  • September 11, 2014
    Note: Higher-res version HERE. This is a shot posted by director Zack Snyder of the new Batmobile from the upcoming Batman Vs. Superman movie. As you can see, it looks like one of Michael Bay's Transformers. That sucks too because I bet a friend they were going to bring back... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2014
    With the help of that weirdo that turned his dead cat into a quadrocopter, Dutch youngster Pepeijn Bruins now has a tri-copter created with the stuffed body of his beloved pet rat, Ratjetoe. Me? I would have just buried him...in an ancient Indian burial ground and brought him... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2014
    This is The Comic Book Super Drunk Hangout, a line of conceptual superhero/antihero themed beers imagined by Brazilian artist Butcher Billy. You know, I brewed my own beer once. Everyone who tried it got sick. "You did it wrong." No, we just each drank like twenty apiece. ... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2014
    Because apparently it's turning into an impromptu animal day on Geekologie, here's the opening to DuckTales recreated with real ducks. I love ducks. When I was growing up my mom used to take me and my brother to the pond to feed bread to the ducks. Then the geese would come ... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2014
    This is the Beer Briefcase available from Perpetual Kid ($45, although you could make your own out of any briefcase and some foam padding). It holds six beers. It doesn't cool them or anything, it just keeps them well protected. Although if you show up at my place with this ... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2014
    This is Pulguinha, the Steampunk Guinea Pig. He's wearing a pair of leather and brass wings courtesy of SkyPirate Creations. Nice cooling fan. So, how much time do you think animals that can't fly THINK about flying? My guess is a lot. Like, you think your dog or cat ever ... / Continue →
  • September 8, 2014
    This is a video of violinist Taylor Davis dressed as Link and performing the Legend of Zelda's Kokiri Forest theme while wandering around in the woods. You know, sometimes I think about packing up all my things and moving into the woods. Then going off the grid and writing a ... / Continue →
  • September 3, 2014
    This is the Zombie Hoodie available from ThinkGeek ($50 -- even for a XXXL!). It has a zip-up face mask complete with see-through eye holes and a breathable mouth. That way you can see where you're going and not pass out while you're chasing kids off your lawn on Halloween. ... / Continue →
  • September 3, 2014
    This is 'Should You Trust That Doctor?,' a chart developed by College Humor's Shea Strauss that shows whether or not you can rely on a particular doctor. But, despite being advertised as 'A Definitive Ranking Of Every Pop Culture Doctor Ever', Dr. House is surprisingly absent ... / Continue →
  • September 2, 2014
    This is a short video of Snoop Dogg hosting Plizzanet Earth episode 3, featuring a group of baboons tip-toeing their way across a pond. Also, this one seemed to have a lot more bleeped words than the past two episodes. Presumably because Snoop was revealing top-secret militar... / Continue →
  • September 2, 2014
    These are some renderings and a video of the new Batman: The Ride roller coaster opening at Six Flags Fiesta in Texas next year. It features two drops steeper than 90-degrees and six sections where your seat does 360-degree flips, independent of the tracks. You are going to p... / Continue →