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  • April 1, 2013
    Pocketbands are rubber bracelets with a small hidden pocket on the inside for storing money, keys, and drugs. They're currently a Kickstarter campaign created by Devin Eisner but have already been funded and the bracelets will go into production this month. Granted they're no ... / Continue →
  • December 19, 2012
    In "enough is enough, Mother Nature" news, a recently discovered species of spider in Peru creates a giant likeness of itself in its web to scare off potential predators. *dropping rolled up newspaper* It's working. The dummy spider is built out of old egg sacs, the carcasse... / Continue →
  • October 16, 2012
    This is Phylllodes Imperialis, the Imperial Fruit Sucking Moth, in its caterpillar form. It has a giant skull and eyeballs on its head to scare away predators. It worked on me and I'm not even a predator. There are some much better shots after the jump courtesy of planet.ner... / Continue →
  • July 12, 2012
    These are Bum Bag Drink Coolers, koozies that look like brown paper bags but are actually made from waterproof and tear-free Tyvek. You'll be the belle of the ball under the bridge! Man, I've brown-bagged it before. I'm not proud. Or ashamed. It's just one of those things ... / Continue →
  • August 13, 2010
    Residents of Middle Road, Worcester (England) were alarmed after viewing what appeared to be a dead girl in their neighborhood on Google Street View. Only thing is, she was faking. Hoho, you little wolf-crier! You better hope you're never really lying dead on the sidewalk. ... / Continue →
  • July 21, 2010
    15-year old Nick Lee snuck tethering capabilities into a seemingly inconspicuous $0.99 flashlight app and got it approved by Apple. Unfortunately, fanboys can't keep their pie-holes shut on the internet and the app has since been pulled. WAY TO SUCK, JERKS. Handy Light, whic... / Continue →
  • February 17, 2010
    This is a MacBook sleeve that looks like a newspaper. That way you won't get robbed unless somebody is stealing old newspapers, WHICH HAPPENS. Alternatively, wrap your laptop in newsprint. The protective carrier comes in four different foreign language models and will set yo... / Continue →
  • February 13, 2010
    This is a video of a cat rubbing itself against the hand of a guitar player. It's awesome. So awesome, in fact, I've decided to learn how to play the guitar so the cat will play with me. GOD KNOWS THE DOG WON'T DO IT. *ahem* Chloe. YOU HAVE AN UNDERBITE WHY WON'T YOU LOVE ... / Continue →
  • December 14, 2009
    This is a video of a crazy-ass veined octopus (Amphioctopus marginatus) running around carrying a coconut shell so it can climb into it whenever it feels like playing hide and seek with Spongebob and the rest of the gang. The octopuses eventually use the shells as a protective... / Continue →
  • August 20, 2009
    In an experiment that shouldn't surprise anybody with half a brain that sleeps with a giant robot-burning laser under their pillow, scientists have shown that robots have the ability to evolve and lie. And this is to one another -- imagine what they'd tell a human! Also, this... / Continue →
  • July 15, 2009
    Style Your Garage covers are printed tarps made to attach to your garage door to make it appear your garage is something it's not. For example, this one makes it look like you're running a rotisserie chicken business. But the fun doesn't stop there! Hit the jump to see a bun... / Continue →
  • July 14, 2009
    So apparently cats can exploit their caretakers to get what they want through the use of a special purr. I can't say I'm surprised, that's a picture of two of my old cats there (rest in peace, guys). One minute they were purring -- and the next I was teaching them how to read... / Continue →
  • May 3, 2009
    University of Lancashire art student Sara Watson painted an old Skoda Fabia to appear invisible when looked at from just the right angle. This happens to be the right angle. If you were standing next to it it would just look like a spraypainted piece of shit. Still, good loo... / Continue →
  • April 7, 2009
    A man, Dan we'll call him, because that's his name (or is it? Allegedly it is), visited a Washington Mutual ATM to get some money. Pretty normal story so far, right? Did I mention he was wearing a dinosaur costume? He wasn't -- but you're right, that would have added a sexy ... / Continue →
  • February 25, 2009
    Thought you were safe from robotic parking meters? Think again. Apparently the clever little bastards are pretending to be broken, then, once you've limped away without feeding them, auto-correct themselves and POW, parking ticket. How is this possible? One explanation, ac... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2009
    Hackers operating around Grand Forks, North Dakota (not to be confused with Giant Spoons, South Dakota) have been issuing fake parking tickets in order to get their victims to download viruses from a website. Drivers found the following message on the yellow ticket on their wi... / Continue →
  • December 3, 2008
    Levitating water isn't actually levitating at all. In fact, the shit's just falling. Like rocks. Rocks of water. Did that just blow your mind? It only LOOKS like it's levitating due to sorcery and, quite possibly, a little witchcraft as well. Fine, strobe lights. Regardl... / Continue →
  • November 13, 2008
    David Thorne didn't have the $233.95 to pay an overdue account. So what did he do? What any other budding young genius would do, he submitted a picture of a spider he drew instead. Unfortunately, Jane Gilles, who is clearly a mega-bitch to the nth degree, wouldn't accept it.... / Continue →
  • September 5, 2008
    Orlando Payano is a Queens truck driver that doesn't like paying tolls. So what did he do? Simple, he jerry-rigged a license plate flipper. Apparently, Orlando Payano mounted his license plate on a hinged piece of metal then ran an attached cable through his cigarette ligh... / Continue →
  • July 14, 2008
    Remember last week's story about Iran Photoshopping their missile launch pictures? Well it turns out that several other individuals, inspired by the fine work by yours truly, have taken to Photoshopping their own versions of the picture. Hit the jump for several more, and if ... / Continue →