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The Yellow Pages: Rocket Powered Knife Vs Phonebook

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video of a 200/km (~125MPH) rocket knife attempting to cut a phonebook in half (previously: the same experiment vs a quadrocopter). Is it successful? Yes -- it is very successful. Me? I am not very successful at all, especially with the ladies. Show More Summary

Till Death Do Us Part: Man Shoots Wife To Prove Their New Bulletproof Clothing Line Works

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

Seen here after he presumably drew the long straw, this is a video of Miguel Cabbalero shooting his wife during a demonstration of their latest bulletproof clothing fashion line. Personally, if I were his wife I would have suggested that I shoot him instead, but that's just me and my self preservation instinct is strong. Show More Summary

Oh You Know, Just Two Robots Debating The Future Of Humanity

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is an eighteen minute video of two robotic heads and torsos debating the future of humanity. I'd be lying if I told you I watched the whole thing (it's eighteen minutes long and I have the attention span of a moth), but I'm pretty sure I got the gist of the debate. Show More Summary

I Am Into This: Magnetic Levitating Lamp That Looks Like A Hot Air Balloon

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is the Kickstarter campaign for Float, a magnetic levitating table or desk lamp that looks like a little hot air balloon. The early bird price for the lamp starts at $170 and goes up from there depending on when you commit to purchasing one (provided they meet their funding goal). Show More Summary

Freaky Deaky: Slow-Motion, Close-Up Video Of Hummingbirds Drinking

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

Proving that aliens are everywhere, this is a video produced by National Geographic of hummingbirds drinking, shaking and flying in slow motion. Who knew hummingbirds has split tongues like that? They must have crossbred with snakes thousands of years ago. Show More Summary

Imagine Dragons' 'Believer' Performed By Computer Hardware Orchestra

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video of Pawe? Zadro?niak's Floppotron computer hardware orchestra performing Imagine Dragons' 'Believer'. Unlike previous videos, this one also includes some non-electronic percussion, including breaking a vase on the floor, drumming on a toilet lid, and smashing what appears to be an already dead bug with a Nike sandal. Show More Summary

WTF Are Those?!: Selfie Fingernails With Hair

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

These are the selfie fingernails (complete with hair) created by Korean 'visual illusion artist' Dain Yoon. As one concerned commenter asked, "How do you clean those after making meatballs...." Valid question, but I'm going to go out on a limb here and assume these aren't meatball making fingernails. Show More Summary

Mad Skills: Parking Lot Painter Free-Hands Handicapped Sign Perfectly

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a short video of a parking lot painter free-handing a handicapped parking sign with the grace and precision of something with lots of grace and precision (a synchronized swimmer? A fine German automobile?). Although, admittedly,...Show More Summary

Lifelike Hand Candle Bleeds As It Burns, Revealing Skeleton Hand Underneath

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is the Bleeding Hand Candle made and sold by Etsy shop CreepyCandles. As it burns, red wax "blood" drips down the fingers, revealing a metal skeleton hand underneath. Unfortunately, the hands only come in right-handed models and...Show More Summary

Two Pairs Of Bodiless Robotic Legs Take A Tour Of The Agility Robotics Facility

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video of two pairs of 'Cassie' robotic legs taking a tour of the Agility Robotics facility in Albany, Oregon where they were born. Where I was born? In the same hospital by the same doctor as my dad. That's West Virginia for you. Show More Summary

Pillows With Cleverly Hidden Passive Aggressive Messages

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

These are the Pearl Reveal Cushions designed and sold by Pardeep S. She came up with the idea after a neighbor kept stopping by uninvited and overstaying her welcome, which was zero seconds to begin with. Each pillow is covered in sequins...Show More Summary

Driver Launches Out Of Ditch, Takes Out Traffic Light

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video from Ottawa, Canada of a 54-year old driver swerving all over the road before driving into a ditch and launching his vehicle into a traffic light pole Dukes Of Hazzard style. He escaped with minor injuries and was charged with careless driving. Show More Summary

Japan Installs Karaoke Machines On Ferris Wheel

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

Because Japan is always the frontrunner in the entertainment race, the Big-O ferris wheel at the Japanese entertainment complex Tokyo Dome City now has karaoke machines installed in eight of its 40 gondolas. A ride costs around $7.50,...Show More Summary

Guy Goes To See IT In Theater, Scary Clown Already There

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

These are several shots of the scary clown that went to see the remake of Stephen King's IT at the same time that Twitter user HG_Hohbes did. As you can see, he looks like the perfect excuse to go see a different film instead. The Emoji Movie? Count me in. Show More Summary

Seagull Steals Bag Of Chips From Store, Makes A Run For It

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video of a seagull casually stealing a bag of low-hanging Sunchips from a Greggs bakery and making a run for the door. It seems to even understand how the automatic doors work. Impressive. Of course if I were that seagull I...Show More Summary

WTF Was That?: Video Footage Stabilized To Nipple Of Shirtless Skier

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

Because this is the internet and the internet doesn't know what is right or wrong, here's a video of a shirtless skier with the video stabilized so that his nipple is always perfectly in the middle of the frame. It was kind of hypnotic to watch and I'm not convinced my mind is highly susceptible to influence now. Show More Summary

Holy Smokes: Watching A High-Speed Laser Engraver Do Its Thing

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

These are two videos demonstrating the incredible speed that laser engravers can produce images. The first video is a giraffe pattern, the second is a comic book panel. Both were very impressive, although I wish somebody would have stuck their hand under there while it was working. Show More Summary

Clever: Origami Crane Fried Wontons

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

These are the origami crane fried wontons folded and cooked by Japanese college student and Twitter user key_daisuki's father. They're made the same way as traditional origami cranes, just out of wonton wrappers and fried afterwards....Show More Summary

Yeah You Did: DOOM Running On A Phone, Running On Unreal Engine 4

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video demonstration of a playable DOOM game running on "a custom Emscripten port of DOSBox, running on a custom WebKit component (allows for input and sound - kinda), running on a phone, running on Unreal Engine 4." I'm not entirely sure what all that means, but I think I'm impressed. Show More Summary

Don't Tell My Mom: Ruby, A Newly Recognized 4th Category Of Chocolate

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

80 years after the acceptance of white chocolate (my least favorite) as the third official category of chocolate (following dark and milk), the Barry Callebaut Group, the "foremost authority on the subject of chocolate in Zurich" has announced a fourth official category of chocolate: ruby. Show More Summary

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