oil

I Told You!: Robot Sabotages BP Oil Leak

Robots, uncaring how they destroy humanity just as long as they do, have resorted to sabotage in an attempt to pollute the world's oceans and kill off...
June 23, 2010

The End Is Nigh: Hello Kitty Motor Oil

Why anybody (except this person) would pay $33 for a 3-liter can of Hello Kitty motor oil is beyond me. Actually, why Hello Kitty motor oil exists...
June 22, 2010

That's It, I'm Moving: Robotic Statistics

Africa -- who's coming with me? Hit the jump for two more graphics I didn't bother looking at because I'm too busy throwing clothes in a suitcase....
December 12, 2008

Mysterious 'Elbowed' Squid Caught On Video

An underwater rover operated by Shell oil company caught some video of a rare Magnapinna (attractive metal penis) squid a mile and half down. And the squishy...
November 28, 2008

Coming Soon: The Air Car Pod

Zero Pollution Motors plans to drop the AirPod like it's hot. And soon (~2011). The compressed-air powered vehicle will cost about $20,000 (!) and run on little...
November 4, 2008

Problem Solved?: Tree Produces Diesel Fuel

The Brazilian tree Copaifera langsdorfii (aka the diesel tree or kerosene tree) produces a natural diesel fuel that requires very little filtering (one pass through a coffee...
April 2, 2008

Bedu Emergency Kits Are Barrel Shaped

Bedu Emergency Rapid Response Kits allegedly contain everything you need to survive in a crisis zone. The kit, designed by Toby McInnes, includes "a tent, storage annex,...
February 20, 2008

The Gun Washer Keeps Your Pieces Clean

The F636HT Heavy Duty Long Gun & Handgun System looks like a deep fryer for weaponry, but is actually a gun washing machine. The $7,100 unit can...
February 13, 2008