This week's winner is Hurley.
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Sunday, January 31, 2010
Friday, January 29, 2010
- How to report the news.
- For the geek that has everything USB: the 80-port USB hub.
- Wee, tiny FM radio.
- And from the same people, the retro TV that comes in red or black, with your choice of monitor: color, black and white, or sepia.
- Subway-style map of the Milky Way galaxy.
- Economists will love this Keynes vs. Hayek rap video.
- How to unload a backhoe from a truck if you don't have a ramp.
- Infographic of browser usage over the last 7 years.
- This is what I call a win-win scenario: how to replace your lost cellphone charger for free.
- Get your very own Imperial Death Star officer's cap.
- Wikipedia really does have it all, as demonstrated by this table of vampire traits.
- More Avatar fan goodness: how to look like a Navi in 10 seconds.
- Warning for crude language, but you might be surprised by 7 mind-blowing easter eggs hidden in famous works of art.
- Don't use an online translator when you're getting Latin tattoos.
- Pringle of Scotland makes sweaters, not potato chips. They made this humorous short animation about their company (read the More Info too).
- Prank goes wrong when crowd is coached to cheer for blindfolded man, but he makes the shot.
- Dutch man's small garage results in a tight fit.
- The art of making espresso.
- Bear versus cat.
- 15 cute animals that will cause you horrible harm.
- Chris has a special lady in his life that writes clever notes in his lunches.
- The 10 strangest books in the English language.
- The epic wedding invitation trailer.
- Bottlenose dolphins and their amazing hunting technique.
- It's now a meme that goes beyond the internet: no kicking penguins.
- 10 weird and strange 2010 calendars.
- Matthew Albanese's amazing models.
- The 10 weirdest dog breeds.
In this game of bird migration, you play the leader of a flock of geese (and swans) that have to navigate a harrowing obstacle-filled sky. One of the twists that keeps you flying are achievements and upgrades. See how well you can manage at Endless Migration.
Thursday, January 28, 2010
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
It's true that people with wildly different (and sometimes supposedly incompatible) backgrounds can learn to live together. But what about animals, especially those that are supposed to be mortal enemies? You might be surprised and pleased to learn that animal can transcend those roles. Check out the results at interspecies friends.
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Monday, January 25, 2010
Sunday, January 24, 2010
Friday, January 22, 2010
- Here's one for weebat: the Neverending Story van.
- The number of Crayola crayon colors doubles every 28 years. Here's Crayola's list of colors, and a cool infographic showing color progression.
- Things you probably didn't know about sports.
- 11 most painfully obvious newspaper articles ever (so far, at least).
- The kids from the original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory movie, all grown up.
- OkCupid, an online dating site that routinely shares detailed data trends, returns with a fascinating article on the 4 big myths of profile pictures.
- From the People With Too Much Time On Their Hands Department comes the Avatar battle diorama in LEGO.
- Cool concept foldable wind-powered generator.
- Now you can build your own electric car. Make anything you want on top of the Trexa electric vehicle chassis.
- Mini cupcake maker. Ready in 5 minutes!
- Tara Reid plus Playboy layout plus Sharpie fetish equals huh?
- I posted a video before of a guy's wife crying after Star Wars. It was so popular (and his wife's such a good sport) that he set up a site with videos of her crying after movies they watch: Crying Wife.
- As a gamer geek, I found video games by the numbers very interesting.
- Hierarchy of the dead.
- How to catch a huntsman spider.
- Why you should wash new clothes before you wear them.
- Music infographics at Charting the Beatles.
- The world's 10 most invasive species.
- Hong Kong CGI explains the late-night Leno/O'brien "war". And you don't even have to speak Chinese to understand it. Why don't our news networks do stuff like this?
- 10 weird superheroes you might not have heard about.
- 10 enigmas that defy explanation.
- 7 classic movie scenes that you didn't know were improv.
- Check out the result of Marvel comics artist Jack Kirby designing Shakespeare costumes.
- 10 clever kitchen repurposing tricks.
- Bohemian Rhapsody, in bluegrass.
- If you spend time on internet forums, then you'll be familiar with these internet argue techniques.
- There's really nothing more to say than upside-downy face.
- Great album of pictures from the USGS recording Hawai'i's Pu‘u ‘O‘o–Kupaianaha Eruption, 1983–1997.
Not only does this basketball game rely on eye-mouse coordination (to set up the shot) and physics (in the toss and bounces), but you play online against other people, and get to see how you stack up on each shot. I embrace my suckiness, so that didn't bother me (I found it interesting), but it may spur on your competitive side with the simply-named Basketball.
Thursday, January 21, 2010
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
Wow, where to begin.
Ok, I like comic books and superheroes. I've read a lot of comic books over the years and played superheroes in computer games. But I've never questioned characters' religious affiliations in either media.
It turns out that people meticuously determine such things. You can find this out not at one site, but two:
Religion of Comic Book Characters
Comic Book Religion
Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Monday, January 18, 2010
Sunday, January 17, 2010
Friday, January 15, 2010
- I have seen waterproof membrane keyboards before, but here's a real waterproof keyboard.
- They sure don't make local news intros like they used to!
- Maybe you've seen a couple of pictures, but here's a comprehensive look at the Harbin ice and snow sculpture festival.
- A UK-centric look at 100 things we didn't know last year.
- The 10 most awesome floors ever created.
- If you think you're good at Tetris, you should try first-person Tetris.
- One of the reasons the porn industry is in "dire straits" is because of online games, according to this article.
- You can safely sleep anywhere you want if you have this sleep suit.
- Tiffen, the company that invented the Steadicam in 1976, now has a version for the iPhone 3Gs called the Steadicam Smoothee.
- Ladies, get your geek on with these Space Invaders tights.
- Reporter breaks "unbreakable" phone.
- A cool cell phone watch.
- Now that everyone has laptops, the trend is to personalize them with skins. GelaSkins, a company that makes skins for cell phones and laptops, has a large selection, or you can design your own.
- For only $5000, you can have the coolest work/gaming station ever, the "scorpion-shaped" Emperor.
- Wow, it takes a while to load, but a supposedly comprehensive collection of every game console ever made. It's Consollection. Click 'em for details.
- Prisoners tattoo their eyeballs.
- For the stoner in your life, doobie birthday candles.
- Compilation video (many I'd already seen) of the best falls of 2009.
- Awesome Van Gogh Starry Night cake.
- 10 scary fish.
- In a case of life imitating art, here are Calvin and Hobbes snowmen in real life. '
- Some Seattleites made a shot-by-shot remake of the Perfect Strangers intro. Here's the side-by-side comparision.
- The story behind large-denomination US currency.
- A LEGO and Star Wars fan goes overboard with a Nebulon medical frigate.
- The 50 best protest signs of 2009.
- Prepare for aawwww overload with 70 cute baby animals.
A combination of physics and timing, along with upgradeable ammunition, will have you hurling projectiles from your trebuchet as you try to Crush the Castle.
Hint: Keep trying. Sometimes I'd go 20 or 30 shots and not knock everything down, then after several reloads, get it in one or two.
Thursday, January 14, 2010
Wednesday, January 13, 2010
People use duct tape for a lot of things, from actual repairs to making wallets and belts. There's a small but growing trend, however, of making actual prom formals, both tuxes and dresses, out of duct tape. And you might be surprised at how well some of them turn out. They're not all gray or silver (as I first expected). Make sure you check out the gallery at Stuck at Prom.
Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Monday, January 11, 2010
Sunday, January 10, 2010
Friday, January 08, 2010
Welcome to the first Friday activity corner of twenty-ten!
- Incredible photo of asteroid impact.
- The 370 dumbest passwords, as compiled by Twitter.
- 10 things movie theaters won't tell you.
- The 5 phases of caffeine intake.
- 100 quotes every geek should know. Give or take a few.
- Sorry, Vegans: Brussels sprouts like to live, too.
- Hide your important data with the cork USB flash drive.
- Is your little 4-port USB hub just not cutting it any more? Time to ramp it up with the Super USB 24-Port Hub.
- Here's a great video of an RC plane, with a separately-controllable camera on board, flying through fireworks.
- Looks like something I'll be buying: the iPhone universal remote attachment.
- An artist takes some classic album covers and turns them into superhero albums.
- Board games, computer games, and cupcakes (yes, cupcakes!) collide in a great project. See how many you can identify in the 100 games cupcake game.
- Adam and Eve told with internet memes: The Fall of Eve.
- The world's worst dating reality show ideas.
- Hair and tooth jewelry.
- 15 weird theme weddings.
- How to properly pronounce "2010".
- Pictures of kids wearing costumes at Growing Up Heroes.
- 10 words you need to stop misspelling. Especially relevant to my interests.
- 20 "Frankencars".
- A map of the world, but skewed so that a country's area is proportional to the number of languages it has produced.
- Personality socks for your chair legs.
- 45 weirdest college scholarships.
- Taking a theme and running with it is the whole point of Running From Camera.
- From the Coming Soon department, keep your guitar or banjo in perfect tune all the time with EverTune.
- Carry stuff in your boobs with the Cleavage Caddy.
- Top 10 places you can't go.
- 25 "big cat" pictures.
- 11 most painfully obvious newspaper articles ever.
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Thursday, January 07, 2010
Wednesday, January 06, 2010
Maybe you can't date Felicia Day's avatar, but you can learn to talk like one of the wereSmurfs from the new hit movie Avatar. These gentle blue otherworldly kittehs, the Na'vi, speak their own language. And now, thanks to the intarwebz, you can learn to speak Na'vi.
Tuesday, January 05, 2010
Monday, January 04, 2010
If you ride public transportation a lot, and not just the express ones from the suburbs, you eventually see some crazy shit. Of course, the internet is here to collect all the crazy in one place for us. Check out People of Public Transit.