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This Is What A Billion Dollars Looks Like

Get a good look folks, because you're sure as hell never gonna see it in real life. One Billion Dollar is stacked on 12 standard pallets, altogether...
January 31, 2009

Little Jellyfish Cheats Death, Death Is Pissed

So apparently there's this little jellyfish creature (Turritopsis nutricula, a form of hydrozoa) that doesn't ever die. Biology is beyond me, so I'll let somebody else do...
January 5, 2009

Presidential Candidates Get Own Comics

Barack Obama and that other presidential candidate whose face looks like a gnarled tree trunk (EDIT: Wrong John -- I was thinking Kerry, this guy is actually...
August 5, 2008

I Want: Bubble Wrap Calendar Is Popsome

The Bubble Calendar is a poster-sized calendar with a bubble to pop every day. They're available in vertical and horizontal models and measure 48" x 17.5" (or...
July 9, 2008

I Want: Dangerous House Keeps You Young

The Lifespan Extending Villa is a house designed by artists Madeline Gins (!) and Arakawa. It was built in East Hampton, and cost about $2 million to...
April 17, 2008

Clock Runs Slow, Measures Time In Years

The Life Clock, by Betrand Planes, runs at 1/61,320 the speed of a regular clock. It measures time in years, with each number representing (in my case)...
March 13, 2008