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  • March 6, 2015
    Note: Worthwhile full-res versions of both memorials HERE and HERE. MMORPG Star Trek Online has payed tribute to the late Leonard Nimoy with two new in-game status, one on Vulcan, and the other on New Romulus. Obviously, I will take a pilgrimage to both locations this weekend... / Continue →
  • February 27, 2015
    Leonard Nimoy, best known for his portrayal of Spock in the Star Trek series, died this morning at his home in Los Angeles at the age of 83. Not only a Vulcan, Nimoy was also an accomplished director, thespian, photographer and poet. Obviously, he lived long and prospered. *... / Continue →
  • February 20, 2015
    To honor their friend and local hero, members of the community of Río Piedras, Puerto Rico dressed deceased boxer Renato García up as the Green Lantern and propped him up in a standing position at his wake. Personally, I want to be posed mid-cartwheel at my wake. He was alway... / Continue →
  • October 30, 2014
    Because tomorrow is Halloween, here's a prank video featuring a flying radio controlled Grim Reaper terrifying the shit out of people. Honestly, I can't believe people were actually that scared. If it's your time, it's your time -- you can't escape death. I would have just t... / Continue →
  • February 14, 2013
    Wow, you folks are on THE WRONG DAMN SIDE OF THE FENCE. Remember when Filipino villagers captured that massive saltwater crocodile back in 2011? Then they named it Lolong and it went on display at an animal park in Bunawan, where the animal was captured? Well now the 21-foot... / Continue →
  • February 14, 2013
    Hell yeah, Mexican Coke! I'm gonna get one of you with lunch. 31-year old New Zealander Natasha Harris died in 2010, and this week the coroner released his report, citing Natasha's two gallon/day Coca-Cola habit as a contributing factor to her death. Wait -- TWO GALLONS A DA... / Continue →
  • September 6, 2012
    DARPA's new and improved cheetah robot is officially faster than even the fastest human, making running for your life futile unless you just want to die hot and sweaty. The world record for the 100 meter dash was set in 2009 by sprinter Usain Bolt, who averaged 23.35 mph dur... / Continue →
  • August 28, 2012
    A man believed to be drunk and dressed in a Ghillie camouflage suit to look like Bigfoot or a forest monster was struck by two cars while OOGA BOOGA-ing on the side of a dark Montana highway Sunday night and killed. I'M TRYING REALLY HARD TO FEEL BAD. [State Trooper Jim] Schn... / Continue →
  • April 19, 2012
    Burger King in Japan is currently running a promotion where you can add 15 strips of bacon to a burger for an extra ¥100 (~$1.25). So what did some reporter do? Went ALL IN and ordered 1,050 extra slices, creating this $90 monstrosity. In related news, I assume you could get... / Continue →
  • November 16, 2011
    I posted about turning a loved one's ashes (or anyone you want to dig up and burn, really) into a diamond back in 2009, so this isn't really a new concept. But death diamonds can cost up to $20K, where as dead body beads will only set you back $870, making them the obvious cho... / Continue →