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Awwww: 4-Month Old Born Near-Blind Baby Sees Mom For First Time With Help Of Special Infant Glasses

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a short video of 4-month old Leopold Wilbur Reppond seeing his mom for the first time thanks to special infant glasses made by Miraflex. Leopold was born with oculocutaneous albinism, which severely impairs his vision, and he relied on touch and sound to identify his mother and father before the glasses. Show More Summary

Sounds Appropriate: Bowie, Texas Builds World's Largest Bowie Knife

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is the world's largest Bowie knife, recently constructed by the town of Bowie, Texas to honor Colonel David James Bowie, who died during the Battle Of The Alamo, and for whom the town was named. No word if it's big enough for Crocodile Dundee to consider a real knife. he knife is 20 feet long and has has wood handle made from a local tree. Show More Summary

Eight Punch Combo!: Video Of Two Octopuses Fighting

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video of two octopuses fighting over what I can only assume is the most comfortable place to sit in the ocean off the coast of Asu Island in Indonesia. I love how it seems that the one octopus has scared the other one off but in reality it's just creeping around super creeper-like getting ready to mount a counter-offensive. Show More Summary

Photographer Almost Gets Hit By Plane Trying To Take The Perfect Photo

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a 360-pannable video (below, this is just a screenshot so stop clicking on it nothing's gonna happen) of photographer Mekki Jaidi almost getting his head taken off by a prop plane landing in Saint-Barth. He said the front tire actually brushed his shutter button-pushing finger. Show More Summary

Simplistic Chart Of How Long Different Animals Live

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a retro chart from Compton's Encyclopedia detailing the average lifespans of a bunch of different animals. I had no idea that carp and swans and gooses and rhinos lived so long. Or earthworms! Can they really live almost ten years? That's gonna make it extra sad every time I see one dried up on the sidewalk. Show More Summary

Perspective: If The World Were Just 100 People

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video imagining if the world were just 100 people. Basically they just turned percentages into numbers of people because that's easier for a lot of us bad mathers to visualize. It certainly helped me. Did you know if the world...Show More Summary

Above And Beyond: One Man's Epic Journey To Rescue A Stray Dog In Skyrim

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a story told by gamer and author Patrick Lenton via Twitter of his epic journey to rescue a stray dog in Skyrim. It was no simple feat. In order to adopt a dog in Skyrim, you have to have a proper homestead and already adopted...Show More Summary

Amazing Headis (Table Tennis Played With A Rubber Ball And Your Head) Plays From The 2016 Masters

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video of the top ten plays from the 2016 Headis Masters. I didn't know Headis was a real thing until this morning. Headis "uses a table very similar to that of table tennis, but with the players striking a 7-inch rubber ball with their head. Show More Summary

Player Discovers New Secret To Mike Tyson's Punch-Out After 29 Years

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video created by Redditor midwesternhousewives highlighting a nodding bearded man in the first row behind the boxing ring, a previously unknown visual clue for when to punch Piston Honda or Bald Bull the second time you face...Show More Summary

Nose And Ear Hair Trimmer That Looks Like A Raygun

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is Fred and Friends' $20 Atomic Trimmer, a nose and ear hair trimmer that looks like a raygun. It doesn't function like a raygun though, it functions like a traditional nose and ear hair trimmer. That's a shame, because I bet if you melted your nose hairs out they wouldn't grow back. Show More Summary

Somebody's Been Watching Bob Ross: Jumpy The Dog Paints A Landscape

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video of Jumpy the Border Collie/Blue Heeler mix painting a landscape with the help of his trainer (previously: Jumpy painting his own name). I want to buy that painting. I want to buy it and frame it and hang it up on the wall in the foyer and tell everybody I painted it because it's way better than I could do in a million years. Show More Summary

New Hasbro Transformer Toy Transforms Into A Tablet

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is the new Soundwave Transformer toy being released by Hasbro and Xiaomi (~$26). The original Soundwave transformed into a microcasette recorder which makes sense because his name was Soundwave. This version transforms into a nonfunctional Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 tablet computer. Show More Summary

Nope: Snowboarder Unknowingly Films Herself Being Chased By Bear

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a potentially fake video of snowboarder Kelly Murphy filming herself snowboarding in Japan while singing Rihanna's 'Work' and unknowingly being chased by a bear. That is scary. I've only been chased by a bear once in my life, and let me tell you -- once was enough. Show More Summary

Unreal: Video Of SpaceX's First Successful Booster Landing On Floating Barge

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a short video of SpaceX successfully landing the first stage of one of its Falcon 9 rockets on a droneship floating in the Pacific Ocean. It's so spectacular it doesn't even look real. The idea is that landing and refurbishing the boosters will cut down on costs significantly, because building new boosters is expensive. Show More Summary

The Golden Girls As Sailor Moon & Sailor Scouts

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a piece of digital art created by artist Abraham Perez imagining the Golden Girls as the Sailor Scouts. Makes sense, doesn't it? "Not at all." Nope, not one bit. Yet here we are. Wait, where are we? This looks like a truckstop restroom. Hold on -- are we...are we looking for love? Thanks to Jessica S, who fancies herself a Rose. Me? I am Sophia all the way.

Exploding Balloons Filled With Non-Newtonian Fluid

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video of the Backyard Scientist and Mark Rober exploding a bunch of testicle looking hanging balloons filled with non-Newtonian fluid (a fluid that exhibits solid-like properties when stress is applied) in slow motion, and comparing the results to balloons filled with water. Show More Summary

Skateboarding Mom Does Kickflip While Pushing Stroller

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a super short video of skateboarder and new mother Maria Oberloher performing a kickflip while pushing her child in a stroller. Some people will probably complain about it. Probably that she's already wearing a wrist brace and...Show More Summary

Beer On The Go: The ManCan Portable Keg System

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

Because beer is best when shared with your bear friends in the woods, this is the ManCan portable keg system (starting at $195). You just pour your beers in, seal it up, and the thing keeps your beers fresh and carbonated (using a tiny CO2 canister) until you're ready to guzzle them. Show More Summary

News Reporters' Amazing Commentary During Car Chase

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

Yesterday there was an hour long car chase in Los Angeles after two guys stole a Ford Mustang, and this is a video of the Phoenix-based Fox 10 News anchors providing what can only be described as the opposite of expert commentary during the chase. Show More Summary

HallÄ!: Sweden Launches National Phone Number You Can Call To Talk To A Random Swede

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekologie

The country of Sweden has launched a national phone number that anybody in the world can call to talk to a random Swede (or at least one that's agreed to participate in the program and downloaded a special app to receive calls). I'mShow More Summary

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