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  • May 21, 2015
    This is an Instructable created by SFHandyman detailing how to make your own gummi LEGO bricks and minifigs. It's not too complicated. Will they taste better than real LEGO bricks? No, nothing is ever better than the real thing. "You do realize you're talking about eating p... / Continue →
  • May 5, 2015
    This is a flow chart created by Mr. Dalliard that identifies movies containing time travel by the different elements that define them. What's your favorite time travel movie? Mine's Back To The Future 6. It comes out in 2031. I actually wrote a time travel movie once. I tho... / Continue →
  • May 1, 2015
    This is a video of TheBackyardScientist pouring molten aluminum into a watermelon to see what will happen. His hypothesis is that the watermelon will explode. Sadly, that hypothesis is rejected. It did make this cool casting of the seed chambers though. Now I kinda want to ... / Continue →
  • April 21, 2015
    I mean, cool, but you're still jaywalking. Proving that chimps are infinitely smarter than anyone in my neighborhood, this is some footage captured near the Kibale National Park in Uganda of a group of chimps looking both ways before crossing a highway. Most people in my neig... / Continue →
  • April 9, 2015
    Note: Larger version HERE in case you're not staring at your monitor with a magnifying glass. If you are though, next you should look at the sun. This is a map compiled by Playboy using data from AskReddit (sounds legit) showing each state's signature dish. Rocky Mountain Oy... / Continue →
  • March 25, 2015
    This is a graph created by the folks over at Dorkly ranking mad scientists based on their intelligence and madness. Apparently Rick from 'Rick And Morty' is the smartest and insanest of them all. Do you agree? Do you disagree? Do you belong on the list? You belong on the l... / Continue →
  • March 16, 2015
    This is a video of a red hot ball of nickel being placed in container of Nickelodeon GaK. What happens? SPOILER: Some squeaky fart noises, but that's about it. The GaK seems perfectly fine afterwards, leading at least one jerk on the internet (that's me) to speculate GaK is ... / Continue →
  • March 9, 2015
    Note: Larger version of this map HERE, but the rest after the jump should all be legible. These are some maps created by the folks at Thrillist (links to site with explanations for all of them) featuring what each US state and European country are best and worst at. Did you k... / Continue →
  • March 5, 2015
    First a post about a quadrocopter. Then one about a quadrocopter and a penis. And now, a full-blown pecker story. I like where this day is headed. A recent international study has revealed the average penis worldwide measures 9.16cm (3.6-inches) in length and 9.31cm (3.7-in... / Continue →
  • February 24, 2015
    This is a video from Slow Mo Lab of a firecracker exploding in the middle of a rubber band ball, filmed at 25,000 frames per second. For reference, that's 25,000 times faster than one frame per second, which is about how long the exposure took the last time I used a pinhole c... / Continue →