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A Gyroscopic Self-Leveling Pool Table On A Cruise Ship

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video of a gyroscopic self-leveling pool table aboard the Royal Caribbean's Radiance Of The Seas cruise ship during rough weather while returning from a trip to New Zealand in 2011. So yes, it's almost as old as my work computer,...Show More Summary

Oh Wow: The 2017 European Yo-Yo Champion's Winning Routine

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

Note: Just watch the video, no screepcap is going to do justice to whatever the hell I just watched. This is a very impressive video of Evan Nagao's yo-yo routine that just won the 2017 European Yo-Yo Championship in Bratislava, Slovakia. Show More Summary

Hushme, A Bane-Style Mouth Cover That Masks Your Speech

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a promotional video for the Hushme, a ridiculous looking piece of technology that muffles and masks your voice while you're on the phone so your coworkers can't hear you talk about how much you hate all your coworkers. Me? I let them know loud and proud. Show More Summary

Life In A Nutshell: Angry Ram Versus Tetherball

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a worthwhile video of Rambro The Angry Ram meeting a tetherball set up by Marty Todd in the middle of the 100 acre New Zealand forest that Marty owns and where Rambro and his ladyfriend Ewenice and son Dodge ram live now because Rambro is a menace to society and used to ram everything he could including cars, motorcycles, bikes and people. Show More Summary

Two Dueling Robot Pincers Simultaneously Controlled By Left And Right Side Brain Waves

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video demonstration of Split Brain Robotics, a terrifying interactive art project created by artist Kal Spelletich. Apparently one killer robot pincer is controlled by the brain waves of a participant's right side of the brain, and the other the left. Show More Summary

Flippy, A Burger Flipping Robot That Can Identify Different Ingredients On Grill, Cook To Perfection

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video introduction to Miso Robotics' Flippy, a burger-flipping robot that can identify burger patties and other ingredients on a grill (ie chicken, buns, burgers with cheese on top) and flip and cook them all accordingly. International burger chain CaliBurger plans to roll Flippys out in all their restaurants over the next few years. Show More Summary

What Did You Think Was Gonna Happen?: Train Covers Waiting Passengers With Wave Of Snow

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

In you should have seen that coming news, this is a slow-motion video of an Amtrak train completely blanketing waiting passengers with a wave of snow in the aftermath of Winter Storm Stella. Several people move out of the way, but most just stood there obliviously filming with their smartphones, waiting to get pummeled. Show More Summary

Nailed It: Man Sends Tech Help Old Hard Drive To Transfer To A New Laptop

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

These are several shots from an unknown computer repair person who was sent what a person believed was their old desktop computer's hard drive, hoping its contents could be transferred to a new laptop. Obviously, that's not a hard drive,...Show More Summary

Everybody Has To Die Somehow: Speeding Down A Drainage Ditch In A Tandem Kayak

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video of thrillseekers and GoPro athletes (that's a thing?) Benny Marr and Rush Sturges (with a name like Rush you have to be into extreme sports) speeding down a drainage ditch at Lions Bay in British Columbia, Canada in a tandem kayak. Show More Summary

Rock Band: A Little Electro-Mechanical Band That Makes Music With Rocks

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video demonstration of inventor Neil Mendoza's Rock Band, a little electro-mechanical band that makes music using rocks in various ways. In this case, they perform The Beatles' 'Here Comes The Sun'. Do rocks actually care if its sunny out though? My guess is not -- it's not like they need the sun to grow big and strong or anything. Show More Summary

What The Hell Are Those?: $95 Mom Jeans With Clear Knee Panels

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Because the world is rapidly approaching its use-or-freeze-by date, these are the Clear Knee Mom Jeans manufactured by Top Shelf and available from Nordstrom. Their "Slick plastic panels bare your knees for a futuristic feel in tapered...Show More Summary

So, We've Come To This: Designer Fire Extinguishers

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

Because rich people have to actively search for new things to spend money on, this is the line of designer fire extinguishers released by Safe-T. They cost between $100 and $200 and come in all sorts of designs like wine bottle, ketchup bottle, cigar wrapper, tomato soup can, strawberry jam, and camouflage. Show More Summary

Goldfish With Buoyancy Issue Gets Floating Wheelchair

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

These are a couple pictures of the goldfish wheelchair constructed by aquarium store employee Derek after a customer came in with a goldfish suffering from swim bladder disease, which makes it difficult for a fish to maintain proper buoyancy (previously: video of a similar fish wheelchair from 2013). Show More Summary

It Never Stood A Chance: Pumping 20,000 Volts Into A Watermelon

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video of inevitable medical bill GoFundMe recipient Backyard Scientist and his friends pumping a watermelon full of 20,000 volts in a split second. They also try to cook a steak using the same method, which just gets a hole blown right through the middle. Show More Summary

Sure, Why Not?: LEGO Block Compatible Adhesive Tape

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is the Indiegogo campaign for Nimuno Loops, ten-foot adhesive tape rolls that are compatible with LEGO blocks, making virtually any surface a baseplate for building. They cost around $5/roll and have already surpassed their $8,000 crowdfunding goal by more than $500,000. Show More Summary

Cool Turntable-Animated Business Cards

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is an example of the animated business cards made by Drew Tetz (I draw tets all the time!). Unfortunately, in order to see the animation the business cards have to be played on a turntable under bright light and viewed through the...Show More Summary

All The Rage: Japanese Pancake Baths

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

Because who hasn't dreamed of being a pancake drowning in syrup, for a limited time you can take a Morinaga Hot Cake Bath at the Hakone Kowakien Yunessun resort in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. The baths are made to celebrate the 60thShow More Summary

Man Hacks Amazon's Alexa Into A Talking Skull Head

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video demonstration of Yorick (named after the talking skull in Shakespeare's Hamlet), an animatronic talking skull that 'aspiring roboticist' Mike McGurrin hacked to act as the face of Amazon Echo's Alexa. It's pretty cool,...Show More Summary

A MIDI Picture File That Tells A Story, Adds Suspense

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a MIDI file in the form of a scrolling picture that tells a story, and provides background music for that story. I'm not entirely sure what the story is, but I think it's about a girl who wanders into a cave and then sees a bunch of bats and a dragon. Show More Summary

Dropping A Neodymium Magnet Through A Copper Pipe

last weekHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video of a man repeatedly dropping neodymium magnets through a thick copper pipe and watching them slooooowly fall through (previously: a similar experiment). Magnets: they're amazing. And as someone in the Youtube comments...Show More Summary

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