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  • February 29, 2012
    This is the conceptual AIRE mask. The idea is that you just strap it to your face and charge your iPhone simply by breathing. The Hannibal Lector look is just an added bonus! No word if breathing heavy like a f***ing creeper makes it charge any faster. The AIRE mask is a co... / Continue →
  • June 10, 2010
    This is an Australian wind farm that, when viewed from above, looks suspiciously like a bunch of USB cables. What's up with that?! Now I'm not saying this proves my conspiracy theory about the Australian government being infiltrated by aliens so they can use the continent as ... / Continue →
  • June 1, 2010
    Note: Video is after the jump because Dyson isn't paying me anything. What did the balloon say to the Dyson fan? Blow me. Get it? Me neither. This is a balloon obstacle course made entirely out of Dyson's new bladeless fans. Dyson engineers were asked to show how induceme... / Continue →
  • November 19, 2009
    Looking for the latest and least greatest in iPhone apps? Check out the $1 "Blower" app. It sucks blows sucks and blows is f***ing stupid. Thanks to the new "Blower" app, iPhone owners will now be able to blow out candles with their handset. Just "switch on your app, turn th... / Continue →
  • November 16, 2009
    Two extreme sporters used particularly gusty winds today to fulfill their live's dreams: to jump Worthing Pier in West Sussex, England, on kite-boards. It's time to dream bigger, brahs! Jake Scrace, 25, and Lewis Crathern, 24, had been planning Monday morning's jump for three... / Continue →
  • July 7, 2009
    In a no-holds barred, knock out, drag out cage track fight, we've got the much anticipated Train vs. Tornado matchup! In the red corner, weighing in at a couple trees, a really confused cow and a bunch of rain, THE TOOOOOORNADO! And in the blue corner, weighing in at more ton... / Continue →
  • June 20, 2009
    As most of you probably know, the original Bumblebee was a Volkswagen Beetle. And as very few of you probably know, I still have the original toy around here somewhere because I'm gangster. Tom Rhodes likes Transformers. So, naturally, he built an 18-foot-tall, 1,200-pound ... / Continue →
  • June 12, 2009
    This is a video of some stormchasers in Goshen county, Wyoming driving into a tornado (the good stuff starts around 2:20). I've got to admit, it's a pretty ballsy move -- but I've done it on foot. And yes, I was transported to Oz. Don't believe me? Then where'd I get these... / Continue →
  • January 18, 2009
    The alien apocalypse is upon us! Those other-worldly asslovers have already started sabotaging our power systems, starting with most crippling -- yes, the wind turbines. The facts: The turbine suffered a catastrophic failure at night around the same time many locals reported... / Continue →
  • August 11, 2008
    The telemegaphone is a combination telephone and megaphone, hence the clever name. Telemegaphone Dale stands seven meters tall on top of the Bergskletten mountain overlooking the idyllic Dalsfjord in Western Norway. When you dial the Telemegaphone's phone number the sound of... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2008
    A rotating skyscraper is slated to be built in, wait for it -- Dubai! The structure, designed by Italian architect David Fisher, has floors that can each rotate independently of one another. Allegedly the building will be powered entirely by wind and solar energy via outer sol... / Continue →
  • March 6, 2008
    The Anti-Smog Innovation Center is a conceptual building that was designed to reside on the Canal de L'Ourcq in Paris. It "would sport 2,700 solar panels as well as a titanium dioxide coating that would react with UV rays to break down smog." In addition, "a 148-foot-tall Win... / Continue →