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  • 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 13, 2015
    These are some renderings from the architects at Choi and Shine reimagining power line towers as giants. I am into this. I mean, provided my tax dollars don't have to pay for it. I just want the f***ing potholes in my neighborhood fixed. "Like the statues of Easter Island,"... / Continue →
  • September 14, 2015
    This is a video from The Slow-Mo Guys (I am just a Slow Guy) of a dude getting tased in ultra slow motion. It made me cringe a little, especially when the barbs broke his skin. I don't like things breaking my skin. It hurts. I still have a nasty scar on my head from the tim... / Continue →
  • June 1, 2015
    This is a video from the dashcam of Gautier, Mississippi police sergeant Mark Rodriguez's cruiser when lightning strikes right in front of him. It got pretty bright there for a second. No word if sergeant Rodriquez tried to apprehend the lightning after the incident. Serious... / Continue →
  • March 17, 2015
    Damn Mordor, calm down. Because Mother Nature feels the need to constantly remind us that she's in charge here and she can open the gates to hell any time she damn well pleases, this is a video of the Sakurajima volcano in Japan erupting and producing volcanic lightning (previ... / Continue →
  • August 27, 2014
    This is slow-motion video of people reacting to getting tazed with a stun-gun. None of them look too thrilled about it. I also included an extended version that shows their friends, who are actually doing the tazing. Although, based on their reactions, I'm going to go out on... / 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 →
  • December 23, 2013
    This is a video of the main theme from Pacific Rim being performed on dueling Tesla coils while an exposed-brain robotic drummer tries to suck all the lightning into its eyeballs. You ever rubbed your socks on the carpet to build up static electricity then touched a friend's e... / Continue →
  • November 5, 2013
    Note: Several dirty words but they aren't nearly loud or distinguishable enough so yell your own as you watch. So if you don't follow Geekologie on Facebook because you're too embarrassed to admit to your friends you and I are in a relationship, my hard drive crashed yesterday... / Continue →
  • July 15, 2013
    Heavily pregnant Kendra Villanueva and her boyfriend Ian Gordon were watching a Fourth of July fireworks display when CRIZZITY CRASH!, they were both struck by lightning. You know that movie 'Powder'? Well Powder's mom got struck by lightning while she was pregnant with him an... / Continue →
  • July 12, 2013
    This is a short video of a lady filming a storm out her window when ZIPPITY ZAP, a lightning bolt takes out the power line right in front of her house. Now I'm not saying this lady willed that lightning to happen, but you and I both know she did. Really, who the hell films a ... / Continue →
  • July 11, 2013
    These are a couple videos of Street Fighter's Blanka superimposed in clips of people falling to make it look like he's the one knocking them over. It's definitely worth a watch because 1. videos of people falling and hurting themselves are generally good to begin with and 2. B... / Continue →
  • May 21, 2013
    This is a shot of a tree that got all its bark zapped off in a lightning storm. Now it's just standing there all butt-ass naked. Will it survive? A quick Google search for "can a tree survive without bark?" proved inconclusive, and that's as far as my investigative reporting... / Continue →
  • May 13, 2013
    This is a video from National Geographic of a lightning strike filmed at 11,000-frames/second so 1-second of real-time footage takes 3-minutes to watch. Impressive, but you know what would have been even cooler? If they filmed it so 1-second took FIVE YEARS to watch. I don't... / Continue →
  • May 7, 2013
    Seen here celebrating not having to eat through a straw, the Stormtrooper and Ghostbuster attacked by 31-year old Adam Barnes dance outside Coast City Comics on Free Comic Book Day. The two were attacked at 2:30PM by a drunk Barnes, who stands 6'4", 300-pounds and clearly has ... / Continue →
  • May 3, 2013
    Wait -- you've got a Portal gun and it's just sitting on the shelf collecting dust? Not cool bro. Just in time for the release of Iron Man 3 *shrug*, this is a video of Caleb from Hackaday showing off the 80,000-volt Thor hammer he built out of a tesla coil and foam. It can ... / Continue →
  • May 2, 2013
    This is a video from laser lover (and possible balloon hater) Scott Stevenson popping 100 balloon with a powerful burning purple laser. You may remember the previous video from Scott where he did the same trick except the laser was green and the balloons were red. That made f... / 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 →
  • February 7, 2013
    This is a video of Dennis and Valerio from the Dutch show Proefkonijnen (Guinea Pigs -- turn the English subtitles on) getting electrodes strapped to their stomachs and electrified in waves to mimic the last two hours of contractions before childbirth. They both do a pretty go... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2013
    This is the 8.8 Million Volt Shock Mod Ninja Sword built by Youtuber GreekGadgetGuru (who has a bunch of other videos of terrifying weapons he's made like an Assassin's Creed poison dart shooter, taser gloves, ballistic knives, and an arm-mounted crossbow). It's basically two ... / Continue →