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  • March 23, 2016
    This is the 'Tree In The House' conceptual home rendered by the folks at A. Masow Architects. It consists of a four-story cylindrical glass house built around a tree. No word what happens when the tree outgrows the home, but my guess is some expensive roof repairs. Or, if yo... / Continue →
  • March 18, 2016
    This is the Bios Urn and Incube, a biodegradable urn and app-controlled plant incubator you can use to grow a tree from the ashes of a deceased loved one. Or hated one, you don't have to have liked them to grow a tree out of them, you just need their ashes. Alternatively, use... / Continue →
  • March 9, 2016
    These are a couple pictures and the police dashcam footage of a drunk woman who tried to drive her car home after hitting a 15-foot tree and getting it stuck in her car's grill. Apparently the airbags deployed after hitting the tree and everything and she still decided to try ... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2016
    This is a short video from a security camera at a school in Tyler, Texas, of a lightning bolt blowing the limbs off a tree. It reminds of the time I was driving through the woods in Darnestown, Maryland and lightning struck a tree in front of me no further than forty or fifty ... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2014
    Oh-hoh-hoh -- zat is ze second largest butt plug I have seen! A group of angry art-critic vandals successfully deflated American artist Paul McCarthy's work "Tree", which had been on display in Paris's Place Vendôme as part of an international contemporary art fair. The piece... / Continue →
  • March 24, 2014
    Sorry folks, I am dealing with something. This is The President, a 3,200-year old giant Sequoia that lives in the Sierra Nevadas (also a great beer) in California. And he's never moved -- 3,200 years in the exact same spot! Me? I'd get restless. The tree stands 247-feet ta... / Continue →
  • February 23, 2012
    The Lord of the Rings Project is a massive family tree created by Swedish student Emil Johansson to highlight all the familial connections between characters in the series. It contains over 800 characters and can even be modified to display only dwarves, hobbits, muggles, etc.... / Continue →
  • January 19, 2012
    Your fruit killed my family! This is a video of a guy kicking down a banana tree. "I could do an oak." Ha, just because your mom used to tell you that you could do anything you put your mind to? WELL SHE LIED. There's actually very little you can do, and even less you can ... / Continue →
  • December 27, 2011
    This is a Portal'd Christmas tree. It's my last Christmas related post until at LEAST November of next year. Kidding, I can't actually make that promise because what if a really badass Santa post comes along in March? You know what they say: honesty is the best policy. Pers... / Continue →
  • December 19, 2011
    This is a Christmas tree with a Cthulhu plushie on top and a bunch of tentacles stuck on branches. Because why shouldn't Christmas be more about scaring children? "Who told you that?" The Santa at the mall with the evil clown face! Just kidding, it was at a rave and he told... / Continue →
  • November 1, 2011
    This is a tree knot that looks like a ninja turtle face. Somewhere in the woods right now Shredder is trying to set a pile of pine needles on fire with a magnifying glass and Smokey the Bear is all, "AAAAAAAH, WHAT'RE YOU DOING?!" Me? I'm regretting a lot of the decisions I m... / Continue →
  • December 22, 2009
    This is a Christmas tree in China made out of a 1,000 Heineken bottles (looks like more to me, but what do I know -- I've been drinking) and some kind of armature to hold it all up. Probably not cake. But that would be great wouldn't it, beer and cake? I would dive right int... / Continue →
  • November 22, 2009
    Looking for some stylized video game controller ornaments for your Christmas tree this year? Then look no further than these laser-cut plastic joints! TA-DOW. Each set comes with 7 ornaments, including 2-dimensional cutout versions of Wii, N64, Xbox 360, Dreamcast, NES, PS... / Continue →
  • November 17, 2009
    Just look at that cute little devil wrapped up all tight in his egg! It's like he's a little present himself -- all he needs is a bow! Show your strictly platonic dino-love this holiday season with this $14 Brachiosaurus hatchling ornament from the Big Bad Toy Store. They ma... / Continue →
  • October 8, 2009
    This is a video of a tree which, unable to cope with the unruly birds and squirrels that have taken up residence in its branches, has decided to off itself with the help of a nearby power line. It's almost as painful to watch as your apartment building going up in flames becau... / Continue →
  • April 14, 2009
    Apparently some guy was huffing pinecones when he accidentally snorted a bud into his lungs, where it grew into a little tree. Please note: man was not actually snorting pinecones, I just made that up for the sake of providing you with the highest quality investigative journal... / Continue →
  • March 17, 2009
    Everybody knows gold makes for quality audio cable and connectors, but how does it fare as an actual speaker exterior? Pretty freaking ugly if you ask me. But England's Gold Acoustics seems to think there's something to it, because their GA Star line of speakers come complete... / Continue →
  • December 31, 2008
    This is a time-lapse video made by Eirik Solheim of the year 2008. As you can see, it was an eventful year. The trees started off naked, put on their sexy spring and summer dresses, then stripped down again in the fall. And I imagine there was a botanical orgy of immeasurabl... / Continue →
  • December 18, 2008
    With Jesus' surprise roller-skating party just a week away, I thought I'd spread some holiday drunkeness in the form of beer bottle Christmas trees. This first one is made from 1,050 bottles, and there's a video after the jump of a Heineken tree with over 2,000. Also, I added... / Continue →
  • September 5, 2008
    This is a video of basejumper Hans Lange vampire suiting around in Norway. Everything goes smoothly until his parachute fails to deploy properly and he ends up tumbling down the mountainside until he's stopped by a tree. He caught it all on film thanks to a helmet cam. Hans,... / Continue →