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  • March 27, 2014
    This is the iStab, a 3-D printed iPhone case with a folding knife attached. That way you can accidentally Van Gogh yourself while answering a call. Or you could, I don't know, just carry a far more practical folding knife separately from your phone. That's what I do. It's n... / Continue →
  • March 11, 2014
    Seen here about to fill the back of his pants with regret, a volunteer prepares to be tazed by the CUPID hexacopter. The CUPID has an 80,000-volt taser on board with a laser sight to make sure it shoots you right in the eyeballs. Pfft, I've been hit with 80,000 volts before a... / Continue →
  • February 25, 2014
    Russians: they'll try anything. Sometimes it works out, other times they die. At least they tried though. This is a video of two Ruskies roping their car to the back of a city bus to try to get the vehicle started. The car does not get started. But they do chase behind it ... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2013
    'Send Me To Heaven' is a real Android app (Apple denied it) that measures how high you throw your phone in the air. It's like a game. A game where the equipment costs $400 and breaks every time you don't win. Basically, the best kind of game. S.M.T.H. (Send Me To Heaven) is... / Continue →
  • July 29, 2013
    Seen here with a face that clearly spells regret in every language, a man has blood drawn by Veebot, a blood-drawing robot. 'So, we're going to strap your arm down using a clamp then let this needle-wielding robot stab at you -- cool?' Wait, I, uh, I think I left my health i... / Continue →
  • May 22, 2013
    This is a short video of French bicyclist François Gissy setting a new world record by hitting 263km/h (~163mph) on a hydrogen peroxide powered rocket bike. That seems dangerous. I've probably hit 25mph on my bike before and I felt like my face was going to melt off. Then I ... / Continue →
  • April 8, 2013
    Nice vibrator, bro. This is a video of Jörg Sprave demonstrating the condom-applying slingshot he developed to collect the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's $100,000 reward for a concept that will encourage greater condom use. It's really something. You ever been hit in th... / Continue →
  • March 12, 2013
    Because wrinkles and third-degree burns are mutually exclusive, Fountain Of Youth seekers in China are heading to the spa requesting Huǒ liáo, a beauty treatment that involves setting an alcohol and magic potion-soaked rag covering your face on fire. What could go wrong? SPOI... / Continue →
  • March 5, 2013
    Remember that 8.8 Million Volt Shock Mod Ninja Sword built by Youtuber GreekGadgetGuru? Well fellow Youtuber jonathanj9969 built a similar one, and this is a video of him taking one for the team and getting blasted with the thing. First he takes a shock to the stomach, then h... / Continue →
  • November 20, 2012
    In 'terrifying if you have to work in it after it's constructed' news, China is planning on building the world's tallest building in only three months. The 220-story skyscraper, named Sky City, is being built by the same company (Broad Sustaining Building) that built this 30-s... / Continue →
  • May 9, 2012
    This is the $190,000 Flying Hovercraft from retailer-to-the-rich Hammacher Schlemmer. It hovers on both land and water, but can also fly for short distances at an altitude of 20-feet at speeds up to 70MPH. Are you thinking what I'm thinking? "Certain death?" YES. Let's go ... / Continue →
  • May 1, 2012
    Picture related: Artist's rendition. Mine. Missiles mean business, especially if you're sitting on top of one pretending it's a penis of mass destruction. And now the U.K. Ministry of Defense has notified some London apartment dwellers that they could be adding missile launc... / Continue →
  • April 25, 2012
    Parenting: you two suck pretty hard at it. Wheelblades are $248 skis for wheelchairs and strollers designed to make them easily pushable in the snow. Why you'd even want to go out in the snow if you were in a wheelchair or stroller is beyond me, but my guess is it wasn't your... / Continue →
  • December 21, 2011
    Because humans shouldn't be the only ones that get to share ultrasound pictures (your baby looks like a bean!) with their friends, somebody created a Facebook-y website for robots where they can share whatever sadness is going on in their pathetic existences. Sounds familiar! ... / Continue →
  • October 13, 2011
    Seen here showing you just how much fun it is to die of the plague, a group of skeletons do the 'thigh bone's connected to the boner bone' dance or whatever. And now scientists have successfully "rebuilt" the genetic code of the bacteria that was responsible for the deaths of ... / Continue →
  • August 25, 2011
    Police in Surrey, England have developed an iPhone app that tracks local officers so citizens feel a heightened sense of safety and security. Oooooooooor rob a bank on the other side of town. The app is totally well-intentioned. It's supposed to give residents a sense of secu... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2011
    Seen here looking like an exploding nebula or some such shit, a strain of flu prepares to have its ass whipped and lil' tentacle dealies torn off by a new flu vaccine. That's right folks, scientists at Oxford University believe a vaccine capable of combating EVERY strain of fl... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2010
    Northrup Grumman, a company best known for having two last names for a name, unveiled this machine gun wielding robot at the recent Association of the U.S. Army's Washington conference, solidifying in my mind that moving far, far away from DC was the right choice for me. The r... / Continue →
  • July 13, 2010
    Look at that picture. Can you tell which one's the humanoid robot? That was a trick question -- those are all real people. Jesus, stop being so paranoid. Two robots with surveillance, tracking, firing and voice recognition systems were integrated into a single unit, a defen... / Continue →
  • November 19, 2009
    We saw another steering wheel desk here on Geekologie quite some time ago, but I think we can all agree this is a much improved model. First of all, you can write/type at a normal angle and not the angle of the actual wheel. As a matter of fact, I'm using one now, and I've go... / Continue →