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  • March 27, 2015
    This is the series of four 'On The Rocks' glasses available from UncommonGoods ($48 for the set). Each 13oz glass is wrapped with a photorealistic closeup of a different kind of stone taken by photographer Barry Rosenthal. If dropped, they will still shatter though, because t... / Continue →
  • April 26, 2013
    In promising unemployment news, the ancient ruins of Stonehenge are seeking their first general manager. Job responsibilities presumably include sleeping in late, making sure nothing has fallen over, and leaving work early. What is Stonehenge anyways? I always imagined they'... / Continue →
  • July 11, 2012
    This is Skippy. Skippy is a robot that skips stones in a pond in Sun Valley, Idaho. And, if you wait your turn on Skippy's website, you can even control him and make him skip a rock yourself! I'm not sure where exactly this unending stone supply is coming from, but I suspect ... / Continue →
  • May 20, 2010
    I know, I thought it was just a stone pickle too. But oh no -- it's a sex toy. My butt: you're not welcome in it. Scientists believe they have found the world's oldest sex toy after piecing together more than a dozen fragments to create a 30,000 year old ice age penis. A s... / Continue →
  • July 7, 2009
    Similar in concept to these voodoo talismans, LifeGems are precious stones made out of the ashes/hair of your deceased loved ones. They range in price from $2,700 to $20,000 (minus setting) depending on the size and color of stone you want and [do not insert joke about having ... / Continue →
  • May 26, 2009
    Christopher Locke makes modern fossils using gadgets of yesteryear and concrete. Then he sells them to make a profit because he's smart and doesn't want to hold a real job. I'm with you, Chris. The modern Fossils are made from actual archaic technology that was once cutting-... / Continue →
  • April 27, 2009
    A stone lifting robot attacked a factory worker in Sweden, nearly killing him. Are you surprised? You shouldn't be. At least not if you've been reading Geekologie (The Blog of Truth) long enough. Per Google translation: When the man went into the building he thought that h... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2009
    If you're anything like me, you probably saved yourself a couple grand by going with a piece of windshield glass instead of an actual diamond in your fiance's engagement ring. Just kidding, I'm not really engaged. But I would consider safety glass as a diamond alternative dep... / Continue →
  • April 4, 2009
    Baconhenge is what the ancients ate for breakfast before battling the shit out of each other with rocks and tree branches. Also, sacrificing virgins to the potato gods and dancing around with gourds on their junk (trust me, I mistakenly sat in on an anthropology class when I w... / Continue →
  • December 1, 2008
    Remember the meteor that PEW PEWed over Canada last week? Well a bunch of the fragments have finally been located by scientists. So what I'm going to do is grab one of the guys, beat the whereabouts of said fragments out of him, liberate the stones, and then sell those mothers... / Continue →