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  • April 17, 2014
    This is a picture and video of Highway N329 in Holland. 500-meters of the highway's exterior lines have been painted with glow-in-dark paint, a corroboration between artist Daan Roosegaarde and Dutch civil engineers. Heck yeah, now paint me some glow-in-the-dark lanes to the ... / Continue →
  • April 16, 2014
    Doctors at the University of Edinburgh have just received the go-ahead to use lab-grown blood in transfusions for three patients with blood disorders starting in 2016. If successful, artificial lab-made blood could be replacing donor blood in transfusions as soon as 2035. *co... / Continue →
  • April 15, 2014
    This is a video from heavy equipment manufacturer Caterpillar featuring five excavators playing the world's largest game of Jenga with 27 blocks, each weighing 600 pounds. Cool, but a traditional game of Jenga is played with 54 blocks. This is only half a set. I expected mor... / Continue →
  • April 14, 2014
    This is the Game of Thrones inspired 3-eyed crow created by Allis Markham, a taxidermist for the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, and owner of Preytaxidermy, who also teaches classes on the subject. Apparently it's illegal in the US to sell or trade dead crows (because t... / Continue →
  • April 14, 2014
    My God I bet those are some furry boobs. This is a series of famous animated characters (mostly Disney and Miyazaki) who have had their genders swapped by artist Sakimi Chan. You probably have a really confused boner right now, and that's okay. These is nothing wrong with ge... / Continue →
  • April 14, 2014
    At the recent New York International Auto Show, Land Rover displayed this concept for an invisible hood that allows you to view the ground beneath your engine. That way you can actually see what you're running over WHILE YOU'RE RUNNING OVER IT. The future, ladies and gentleme... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2014
    This is Bilbo's Bath and Shire Gel. Shire, get it? If you don't you might be having a stroke. The ironic thing about this is that Hobbits rarely bathe. They all smell like a shit in the sun on the hottest day of summer. Fact: Gandalf actually faked his death with the Balro... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2014
    This is 'The Dark Side Of The Covers', a series by Flickr user Harvezt imagining what the opposite side of an album cover might look like. Sort of like, a shot taken from the OTHER SIDE of the subject. Does that make sense? I suck at explaining things. Just go look at all t... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2014
    This is the $7,000 replica of Han Solo frozen in carbonite being sold by Sideshow Collectibles. The only thing I've ever collected from a sideshow? A handful of the bearded lady's beard. Frozen Han will be available for preorder starting April 10th, and they even offer payme... / Continue →
  • April 8, 2014
    This is a series of iconic (some less than others) album covers superimposed over the actual locations they were shot at in Google Street View. I have not visited any of those places. Of course, I'm still saving up for my album cover tour of the world. So far I've got a gran... / Continue →
  • April 7, 2014
    To celebrate the one-year anniversary of its inception, North Korea has announced the name and logo for its space agency. It's called NADA (National Aerospace Development Administration), and this is the logo. For those of you who didn't take three years of Spanish in high sc... / Continue →
  • April 7, 2014
    This is a brief video of Tetris being played on the 29-story Cira Centre building in Philadelphia. The game was orchestrated by Drexel University game-design professor Frank Lee and game designer Henk Rogers and played using hundreds of LEDs embedded in the building's windows.... / Continue →
  • April 7, 2014
    This is a series of Game of Thrones LEGO minifigs. Except they're called 'Dragon Sword Fighter Force', because nobody likes getting sued. Laid? Yes -- people love that. Especially when their partner does all the work so they can just lay back and relax. That's primo. $55 ... / Continue →
  • April 7, 2014
    This is the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle themed soda box display at some grocery store somewhere. You know, sometimes I wish I'd pursued a career in soda box displays. People would travel from all over the state to see my latest creations, just like in Charlotte's Web. "That'... / Continue →
  • April 4, 2014
    So, can I drink that as-is or do I need to wait? "You need to wait." Woopsie. *wiping mustache* Bone Dusters Paleo Ale is a soon-to-be-released beer from Lost Rhino Brewing Company of Ashburn, Virginia, that's brewed with a new yeast subspecies swabbed from an ancient fossil... / Continue →
  • April 4, 2014
    This is a huge series (there's almost 30 more after the jump) of superhero, television, movie and video game inspired workouts designed by fitness blogger Neila Rey. There's something for everyone, she's got Game of Thrones, Avengers, Minecraft, Assassin's Creed, Aquaman, Wolv... / Continue →
  • April 4, 2014
    This is a series of geeky condom package designs by Australian artist Kode Abdo. Personally, I think condom packaging should contain inspirational messages like, "You can do this!", "Congratulations!", "I can't believe this is happening!", "High-five!" and "Think of spaghetti ... / Continue →
  • April 3, 2014
    Thanks to the well preserved specimen found last summer, Russian scientists now claim they have enough viable woolly mammoth DNA to clone one of the beasts. Obviously, I will be the first person to ride it. And probably the last. Watch us jump this volcano! "The data we are... / Continue →
  • April 2, 2014
    This is DeviantARTist leafeon-ex's dog cosplaying in the Umbreon costume she made her. Man, I would love for a wild one of those to appear. As long as it didn't try to bite me. If it tried to bite me I'm not sure what I'd do, but I suspect it would involve getting bitten. S... / Continue →
  • March 31, 2014
    This is a short video of the Gainesville (Florida) based WCJB-20 sports news team reenacting highlights from the NCAA 'Elite Eight' tournament game between Dayton and Florida since they didn't have the rights to play the actual footage. It might have actually been better than ... / Continue →