The comic strip Peanuts often delves into existentialism. But what happens when you take away the punchline, which is in the final panel? You're left with the despair that is 3eanuts.
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Monday, March 28, 2011
Sunday, March 27, 2011
Friday, March 25, 2011
- Baby elephants enjoy a kiddie pool.
- Every car needs a Cthulhu suction cup plush.
- Seven over-the-top Bollywood action scenes. (Well, 6; one's been pulled already.)
- Do you have an iPhone? Do you like those once-a-day-picture movies of people? Then make your own with Everyday.
- Iron Man 2 Tony Stark racing jacket.
- Forget where you parked? Never lose your car again with the GPS "backtrack" homing keychain.
- Where do old NYC subway cars go? The ocean, where they can make artificial reefs.
- Movie titles as math equations.
- Just what you need to carry beer on your bicycle: the 6-pack frame cinch.
- 10 priceless Yahoo Questions (and answers).
- Time-lapse montage of aurora borealis from Norway.
- Nuclear fission chain reaction demonstrated with ping pong balls.
- Russian soldiers create "controlled" avalanche by firing artillery.
- If you're a gamer, you know about cheevos. Here's a long but very well-written article titled, Achievement Design 101.
- A display of early computer 8-bit system fonts.
- The good, the bad, and the awful of video games.
- Baby pygmy goat stampede.
- The AP stylebook has spoken: it's now just "email" (no hyphen). YOU'RE WELCOME.
- Scientists have figured out why whale sharks congregate off the Yucatan peninsula every summer.
- Using IMDB and Google Maps to provide 100 years of movie locations.
- Movie titles in movies.
- 25 years of Oprah screaming celebrity names.
- Every bone Steven Seagal has ever broken (other people's, in his movies).
- D-cell battery salt and pepper shakers.
- Weird jobs: wild elephant vasectomies.
- The 55 best Simpsons headlines.
- Alarmed email from my dad contained a link to a sensational local news story where smartphone pictures reveal everything about you. (While it's true, leave it to the media to make it sound like the worst thing ever.)
- A chart for every spelling of Gaddafi's name.
- A guide to comedians in commercials.
- I'm sorry, MacGyver...
- Get a date, guaranteed.
- For the Winnie the Pooh and Star Wars fan, it's Wookie the Chew.
- How awesome are these toast playing cards?
- At first glance, it's an ornate neo-rococo-style mirror. But once you see the sublety, it's the best Batman mirror evar.
- The motherf*cking manifesto for programming, motherf*ckers!
- The new okay truck meme.
- Business cards for fictional companies.
- A movie about a detective that fights crime in an unusual way: The Rug Cop.
- The Muppets are back with Classical Chicken.
- My Drunk Kitchen.
- The steep downhill curve in this bike race is pure carnage. (Check the angle of the spectators.)
- 17 weird examples of Star Wars merchandise.
- Chart of referring to oneself as "doctor" versus probability of crap: appeals to authority.
- Captain Crunch plus Captain Morgan equals Captain Awesome (and also a grownup's cereal I'd eat).
- Beer wars. I love the subtitle.
- How "tsunami" became an English word.
- Of all the Rebecca Black "Friday" parodies, one of the best so far is the bad lip-reading version called Gang Fight.
- The idea behind Safety Maps is pretty cool, and also topical, but looking at the recent maps, I can tell the internet is having some fun with it.
- Science: How to fake it.
- The top 10 civilizations that mysteriously disappeared.
You know chess. It's an old, boring, thinking man's game, right? WRONG. This chess is more like a first-person shooter, where the fastest player dominates the board. Move as quickly as you can to capture your opponent's pieces in Chess Without Turns.
(Tip: Use a knight to quickly run rampant over the board. Click the pic to see me obliterating a hapless player.)
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Monday, March 21, 2011
Sunday, March 20, 2011
Friday, March 18, 2011
- Real men don't use salad tongs, they use salad TOOLS.
- Spring is coming, and thoughts turn to gardening. And what geek's yard wouldn't be complete without the Jawa lawn ornament?
- What Dr. Seuss books were really about.
- Precisely defining the world's emoticons.
- Chatroulette love song is really well-done.
- The cyclotrope.
- Top Secret's backwards scene, forwards.
- 8 humiliating Japanese ads starring Oscar nominees.
- 16 ways to use your wrist now that watches are obsolete.
- Interactive map of where Americans are moving.
- Top 10 dinosaurs that aren't what they were.
- Universal wrapping paper.
- If you're not frustrated enough, try the Sudoku Rubic's Cube.
- The world's biggest holes.
- I had a Basset hound once, and it was the happiest dog I've ever known. So I'm happy to link to this hilarious photos of Basset hounds running on the beach and 50 photos of Basset hounds running. You're welcome.
- Have you heard the latest it's-so-horrible-it's-amazing music video, Rebecca Black's Friday? It's an internet craze. According to Slate, it's "just the tip of a horrible iceberg called Ark Music Factory". Related: An awesome, in-depth review explaining why the song/video is a work of unparalleled genius. Related: Rebecca Black interviewed for GMA.
- Kid picked on by a (smaller!) bully fights back.
- The hipster trap.
- The car bathtub.
- What goes up, must come down. Space junk.
- Star Trek theme played on a musical saw.
- Romance novel covers in real life.
- Radiation in Japan? Dear news media.
- Simon Pegg and Nick Frost set out to recreate Star Wars.
- An open letter to Jon Bon Jovi.
- Disinfect/purify on the go with the UV-C Pocket PUrifier.
- Envisioning the near future of technology.
- She don't like Firefly, so she's gone, gone, gone.
- Snake bites model's breast, dies of silicone poisoning.
- Mathematicians invent a new way to pour stout.
- The Japanese Fukushima Daiichi power plant problem is explained in this subtitled video about Nuclear Boy.
- British girl makes a giant Kit Kat "Chunky" bar.
- The world in 2000 as predicted in 1910.
- Mommy blowing her nose is scary.
- If Super Mario Bros was an FPS. (Watch the real game in the upper left to compare.)
- The real employment problem? Too many metaworkers.
- How to knit a giganto-blanket.
- Wrist tattoo to-do list: palm pilot.
- Infographic depicting a century of meat consumption.
- 18 horrifying movie dystopias.
- Worst automatic garage door opener installation ever. It's funny because it's local!
- Want an awesome six-pack? Then get The AB Hancer.
- Zombie infographic.
- Comparing every version of Internet Explorer from 1.0 to 9.
Bejeweled meets Dungeons and Dragons. In this game, you match tiles to heal your heroes. Larger matches unlock special abilities and warriors to help in the fight. Between rounds, you buy/sell items and equip your heroes. It's frantic tile-matching (while missing out on most of the action) to save your city walls in King's Guard.
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Monday, March 14, 2011
At first glance, this seems to be a fringe site wtih limited appeal. Bollards? Really? But if you've been to London, you know these things are everywhere, and come in all shapes and sizes. Scrolling down the page, you're quickly mesmerized by the diversity (and the snappy photography) of Bollards of London.
Sunday, March 13, 2011
Friday, March 11, 2011
- Get two-and-a-half kicks with this limited edition Tiger Blood.
- And yes, he can make fun of himself, as shown in Charlie Sheen's Winning Recipes.
- A guide to In-n-Out Burger's secret menu options.
- The fonts used in logos of popular brands.
- 28 Van Gogh paintings visualized as pie charts showing the five most common colors in each as a percentage. (Clickpic to enlarge.)
- 7 terrible life lessons learned from The Neverending Story.
- Make your own pixel trash can.
- Feline anatomy.
- British Olympic water athletes have a naked promo photo shoot.
- So how big was that monster prominence (from last week's list)?
- If you've got more money than sense (or God) and want to drive a Ferrari at your desk, then you need this Ferrari F430 Scuderia leather/carbon fiber chair.
- Take individual images from the the Cassini Saturn probe, stitch them together in a smooth animation, and get an idea what it's like to fly by Saturn.
- From Japan, the country that seems to create a device for fixing every body part, comes the motorized nose lifter.
- How smoke detectors work.
- Ok, I think I've seen all of these on Passive-Aggressive Notes, but it's still a good collection of 40 hilarious office notes. (And for those of you that work in offices, I hear you nodding along with these notes.)
- 9 work-from-home demotivational posters.
- The strange power of the placebo effect.
- What happens when you live in Alaska and the salmon start to spawn? Something like an aerie of eagles.
- A horse named "ARRRRRR".
- Apples and oranges.
- How to make Peepshi (Peeps sushi). Peeps plus Rice Krispies treat, yum!
- How to make popcorn cake.
- Too many scary movies, plus a scary little girl in a hotel hallway, plus a hidden camera, equals great reactions from unwitting people.
- 54 vintage cereals we loved and lost.
- What you would have made, had you bought Apple stock instead of Apple products.
- The 10 weirdest uses for a smartphone.
- Don't just display pictures of your vacation, tell a story with the comic book picture frame.
- Take the hassle out of locating your luggage on the carousel with the wireless luggage finder.
- Facebook addicts will be getting this Social Network Access Keyboard (SNAK).
- A Finnish company develops "eco-burial" process that involves freeze-drying the body in liquid nitrogen, which makes it brittle enough to shatter into dust with sound waves, and then bury in a cornstarch coffin. For reals.
- Infographic: the science behind traffic jams.
- A "hotspot" video of tweets per second on New Year's Eve 2010.
- The Microsoft Xbox Kinect is the fastest-selling consumer device ever, according to Guinness World Records. Yes, that includes Apple products such as the iPhone.
- The Element portable grill. Click the little right arrow to see just how portable. Note: Make sure it's cool before slinging over your shoulder, unless you want rump roast.
- The top ten geek girls from television.
- Some Photoshop imaginings of what villains do in their spare time.
- Interesting international color idioms.
- Inception in 60 seconds with ingenious paper cut-out Victorian style.
- Facebook is AOLing the internet — and that sucks.
- An awkward history of our space transmissions.
- Report on communications technology use shows devices are making it harder for us to fall asleep.
- Women who post lots of pictures of themselves on Facebook are attention seekers.
- Decorated gas tanks of Japan.
- Herbie and Jabby: puppy love.
- What's in Spock's scanner? (Warning: NSFW)
- 20 fortune cookies that don't make any sense.
- A "map" of the history of science fiction.
- Open your bloodwine with a Klingon corkscrew.
- Spaceports across America.
- Twitter in 1935 London: The Notificator.
- Animated adventure of the smartest dog in the world.
Wednesday, March 09, 2011
Monday, March 07, 2011
Research is conducted all the time, often on obscure or (what some people might consider) questionable areas. What many of us don't know, because we don't read them, is that some of the research findings' text can be snipped out, with unintended hilarious results. See for yourself at Out Of Context Science.
Sunday, March 06, 2011
Friday, March 04, 2011
- Baby thinks ripping paper is hilarious.
- Bread: the color code of freshness.
- Trailer for the new Thundercats reboot.
- Speaking of trailers, The Chronicles of Rick Roll.
- The Last Breakfast.
- Space shuttle launch viewed from an airplane.
- Remember, what has been seen cannot be unseen. Gaming's most horrifying sex scenes.
- Was Arrested Development a remake of SOAP?
- An update is available for your computer.
- It'll make sense when you read it: 10 days the movies died.
- Totally insane urban favela BMX course.
- Helmet-cammed skier missteps and falls down rocky cliff. (He's ok.)
- The periodic table of Nickelodeon.
- A message to Detroit from Robocop.
- A new Simon's cat video: Sticky Tape.
- What would you do if you had 5 minutes to live? Find out in Tick Tock.
- Scott Bain uses miniature items (including people figures) and actual beetles to make interesting micromachina.
- The tree of life.
- Australian brewery develops the first beer you can drink in space.
- It was bound to happen: all Charlie Sheen parody sites in one location.
- Hello Kitty collector's edition Yahtzee.
- "Connected" to the computer by a USB transmitter, and powered by magnetic induction, Fujitsu's new 22" LCD monitor is completely wireless.
- US servicemen's odds of dying in battle.
- Jelly belly at 1280 frames per second.
- The Battleship drinking game.
- This chart shows when TV series were produced, and the line shows the time in which they are set. It's TV shows out of their time.
- Milk ad speculates what would happen if cats had thumbs.
- The Tron Lebowski.
- 150 movie lines and catchphrases (10:50).
- The world's most typical person.
- Retro slushie maker.
- Nano-sized wireless-N router.
- The perfect gift for your parents with all their old-school music: LP- and cassette-to-CD recorder.
- This could quite possibly be the most awesome thing ever. Cross-country skiing takes on a whole new meaning with skis and a jetpack.
- Now THIS is a solar flare.
- I don't know what it is, but the game Mitoza sure is interesting.
- Holy geek alert, Batman! Installing every version of Windows from 1 to 7.
- Frank Herbert would be proud. Goodnight Moon tribute called Goodnight Dune.
- Advertising action figures.
- 10 things you may not have known about Dr. Seuss and his books. I've been pronouncing his "name" wrong!
- Death Star infographic.
- The evolution of coins.
- Geek crime scene tape.
- New Panasonic camera Photoshops you a more attractive face.
- LEGO cover art.
- Fast-talking bloke explains Euler's Identity in 5 minutes. (Especially for you, DK.)
- Incredible snapshots of chimney demolitions.
- Annie Leibovitz Disney portraits.
- Worldwide passenger cars, per capita. Hover over the countries for specific numbers.
- Fail compilation.