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Dreamworld: Man Hydroforms Steel Safety Suit, Stands In Middle Of Fireworks Display

last weekOdd : Geekologie

This is a video of Colin Furze (of homemade Pyro flamethrowers, Wolverine claws and Magneto boots fame) hydroforming himself a steel safety suit then using it to stand in the middle of a fireworks display. Basically exactly what I wish I did all day instead of working. Show More Summary

Bad Ideas: Some Theaters In China Allow Moviegoers To Text Messages On Screen

last weekOdd : Geekologie

Some theaters in China are experimenting with "bullet screens," a service that allows moviegoers to text messages on screen while the movie is playing. You know, because I care what the person next to me is thinking. God willing, they'll at least have their phones on dim and silent. Show More Summary

Robot Draws Its Creator's Picture Using His Blood As Ink

last weekOdd : Geekologie

In things that shouldn't exist news, this is 'Ghost In The Machine,' a robot programmed by artist Ted Lawson to draw a life-size picture of himself using his own blood as ink. Obviously, there are a million things wrong with this. I'm surprised it didn't bleed him dry (which he probably deserved). Show More Summary

Throw The Book At Him!: High Schooler Arrested For Writing Story About Shooting Dinosaur

last weekOdd : Geekologie

Seen here with a hornet's nest on his head, 16-year old Alex Stone of Summerville, South Carolina, was arrested at school after writing a short story about killing his neighbor's pet dinosaur. A really short story. Like, it was two lines. Show More Summary

Two Fish Are Battling Each Other In Street Fighter II

last weekOdd : Geekologie

First the live Twitch stream of a beta fish playing Pokemon, and now two fish in the same tank battling each other in Street Fighter II. There's definitely a lot more action happening on this channel. You think the fish actually know...Show More Summary

Inconceivable!: Princess Bride Recut Into Horror Preview

last weekOdd : Geekologie

This is a video of the Princess Bride re-cut by Youtuber Philip Raupach into the preview for a horror movie. He did a great job, and I happen to know someone who's gonna be sleeping with their lights on tonight. And that's my littleShow More Summary

Cooooool: Mexican Graveyard Becomes Projection Mapped Day Of The Dead Cartoon After Dark

last weekOdd : Geekologie

This is a video from the Panteón de Dolores, a 590-acre cemetery in Mexico (the country's largest) with some 700,000 graves. That is a lot of graves. In my backyard? Just a single guinea pig grave. But beyond the fence? An ancient Indian burial ground. Show More Summary

Weapons Everywhere: Hiding Guns In Plain Sight

last weekOdd : Geekologie

Because nobody needs their friends accidentally shooting each other because you left your gun out on the kitchen counter, Tactical Walls builds inconspicuous gun safes so you can hide your weapons in plain sight, where they're readily available. Show More Summary

Uh-Oh: Solar Energy Plant Setting Birds On Fire In Midair

last weekOdd : Geekologie

A BrightSource solar energy farm in the Mojave Desert of California is under fire pats myself on the back after it's been discovered that thousands of birds have been set aflame from the farm's 300,000 focused mirrors. Wow, I feel like that's poor planning. Show More Summary

Damn Mother Nature, Calm Down: Massive Grouper Eats 4-Foot Shark In One Bite

last weekOdd : Geekologie

This is a pretty poor quality video (I dunno, maybe next time get somebody else to hold the camera if you've got the fishing rod) of a Goliath grouper (which can grow to 10-feet and 790-pounds) eating a 4-foot black-tip shark in a single bite. Show More Summary

Makeup Artist Turns Her Lips Into Cartoon Characters

last weekOdd : Geekologie

These are 23 examples of makeup artist Laura Jenkinson turning her own lips into different cartoon characters (plus Cookie Monster). Some of them were really weird to look at. Like, I had to keep reminding myself I was staring at lips. Show More Summary

500HP Electric Sportscar With Shelby Chassis Does 0 - 60MPH in 3.4 Seconds, Available Next Year

last weekOdd : Geekologie

This is the Renovo Coupe, a 500HP electric sports car with a Shelby American chassis (based on the 1964 - 65 Shelby Daytona Coupe) and 1,000 ft-pounds of torque that can rocket you from 0 - 60MPH in 3.4 seconds. For reference, it takes...Show More Summary

Miniature People Diving Between Your Breasts Necklaces

last weekOdd : Geekologie

This is a series of necklaces created by Japanese artist Takayuki Fukusawa featuring miniature people that appear to be diving/jumping/repelling between the wearer's breasts. Obviously, a pretty clever idea. Now -- are you thinking what...Show More Summary

9.4-Million Calorie Bathroom Set Made Out Of Chocolate

last weekOdd : Geekologie

Because who hasn't dreamed of dropping off some of their own fudge bars in a melting chocolate crapper, UK chocolatiers Choccywoccydoodah and teamed up to make a toilet, bidet, sink and bathtub entirely out of Belgian chocolate. Show More Summary

Truth In Advertising: Booze Bottles With Realistic Names

last weekOdd : Geekologie

This is a small series of booze bottles piss-poorly Photoshopped to offer more truth in advertising. For the record, I would still drink all of them, regardless of the consequences. As a matter of fact, just last night I drank four pints...Show More Summary

Ninja: Motorcyclist Crashes Into Back Of Moving Car, Flips, Lands Standing On Roof Of Car

last weekOdd : Geekologie

This is some (presumably Russian) dashcam footage of exactly what the title says: a speeding motorcyclist crashing into the back of a car and managing to land on his feet on the roof of the vehicle. Now I know I called him a ninja in the title, but in reality ninjas don't crash their fing motorcycles into the backs of cars. Show More Summary

Guy Imitates Friend's Cell Phone Notification Sounds, He Falls For It, Gets Pissed

last weekOdd : Geekologie

PROTIP: Unmute the volume in the lower right corner for the full effect. Or don't for zero effect. This is a Vine video of some guy imitating his video game playing friend's cell phone notification sounds (including just vibrate!) to get him to check his phone. Show More Summary

Pierce Brosnan And Jimmy Fallon Play Goldeneye On N64

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This is a video of Pierce Brosnan and Jimmy Fallon playing Goldeneye on Nintendo 64. They're both horrible. I could easily take them both, even if they played as Oddjob and I set my health bonus to -10 (any shot fatal). You know how many hours I logged in high school playing Goldeneye? Enough to have to repeat the 11th grade. Show More Summary

Good To Know: Scented Duck Brand Duct Tape Exists

last weekOdd : Geekologie

Because what good is duct tape if it can't mask the smell of the weed you're sending an out-of-state friend, Duck brand is now selling scented duct tape. Although, honestly, they may have already been selling it for awhile, I'm not even going to pretend I'm on the cutting edge of new tape products. Show More Summary

A US Map Of The Relative Value Of $100, By State

last weekOdd : Geekologie

This is a US map showing the relative value of $100 by state. Money buys significantly less in California, Hawaii, DC, Maryland, New York and New Jersey. Money goes the furthest in Mississippi, which, coincidentally, is also the fattest state. Show More Summary

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