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Filed Under:Society & Culture / Men's Interest
Posts on Regator:29634
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Archived Since:April 29, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Megatron Speaks the Truth

Alexandra Trew was visiting Universal Studios Florida, when she attempted to snap a selfie with Megatron (The Decepticon, not the football player) in the background. Megatron really doesn’t like selfies and social networks.

Papers, Please on iPad

Papers, Please in perhaps its best version yet. Become a border inspector in a wartorn communist country, exerting a massive influence on many people’s lives while struggling to keep your own. Glory to Arstotzka.

Weird Al: The Mysterious Floating Orb

Nah, this isn’t a parody of a The Orb song. It’s just a simple magic trick that Weird Al Yankovic recently learned. You can pull it off too. All you need is a shirt and a trip to the kitchen.

GTA Online: Heists

The trailer for Heists, the much-awaited free update to GTA V’s online multiplayer. It consists of five different capers for four players, with each player taking on a different role. Available early 2015. More at IGN.

Star Wars Christmas Light Show

Tom BetGeorge just won Christmas. The music director built and programmed this massive Cantina-inspired setup that is synchronized to his favorite Star Wars songs. It has about 100,000 lights and can be seen from miles away.

People Are Awesome 2014

Another year, another compilation of awesome people pulling off extraordinary feats of strength, coordination, agility, mental fortitude, daring and joie de vivre. And yes, the guy who jumped off the bridge was wearing a parachute.

Derby the Dog

Warning: Feels ahead. Derby the dog was born with a genetic deformity of his front legs. This severely limited his mobility. But thanks to 3D Systems and Peace and Paws, he now can run with his curvy new 3D-printed prosthetics.

Beretta: Making of a Shotgun

A slow-motion short film featuring actual Beretta equipment and craftsmen manufacturing and assembling one of the company’s premium shotguns. It’s half Resident Evil flick and half Wes Anderson 101. More here.

ToneWoodAmp

The ToneWoodAmp is a portable effects accessory for acoustic guitars. It lets you add different effects and boost the sound without the need to plug in to an amp. You can swap effects and use MIDI instruments via its mobile app.

Oh God, It’s Mom

Brad and Dallas Woodhouse went on C-Span to talk about their documentary Woodhouse Divided. The brothers are on the extreme ends of the political spectrum, but that day they were united in their embarassment.

TorrX Ball Pump

The TorrX smart ball pump has an automatic mode. Just enter the target BAR or PSI and it will automatically inflate or deflate the ball until the target pressure is reached. It uses a standard needle and can inflate up to 15 PSI.

Unedited Footage of a Bear

(Gore) Adult Swim brings back Halloween with this amazing short film. If you thought Too Many Cooks was creepy, hug your loved ones tight, turn the lights up, put a diaper on and press play. Claridryl: not even once.

Cosmic Star Heroine (Gameplay)

An upcoming 16-bit style RPG from Zeboyd Games, featuring 11 playable characters, a unique charge-based battle system and a great soundtrack. Drops on Windows, Mac, Linux, Xbox One, PS4 & PS Vita (Crossbuy). More here.

Google: Year in Search 2014

The latest in Google’s renamed zeitgeist commercial series features Nobel Prize winners, world champions, diseases, ice buckets, viruses, viral videos and more. Find out more about this year’s most searched topics on Google.

Conan Season 4 Supercut

(NSFW) Conan caps off its strongest year yet with this wild montage of its skits, interviews, mishaps and all the weird sounds that come out of its host. Though now we feel kinda cheated that the show isn’t this crazy.

Knight of Cups (Trailer)

The latest from Terence Malick (Tree of Life, The Thin Red Line) is a star-studded parable about a man (Christian Bale) who lives a shallow life of excess and celebrity, and the real life he longs for. The plot synopsis provides no further clues.

A Really Long Wheelie

Bicyclist IggzDaLoc captured this first-person footage of an extraordinarily long wheelie he popped as he headed down a hill. Of course, with the music from Rocky playing, we were hoping he’d do a big flying jump at the end.

Animated Optical Illusions 4

YouTuber brusspup is back with another batch of nifty animated optical illusions, including ones of Superman, a T-Rex and the Creeper from Minecraft. Check the video’s description for links to the images.

Land Rover Urban Windscreen

Jaguar Land Rover’s augmented reality concept includes vehicle pillars that show what’s directly behind them, a ghost car for navigation and various heads up displays such as traffic light timers and parking locators.

Making a Pinball Machine

We recently went inside the Stern Pinball factory to see just what it takes to make a modern pinball machine. Fortunately, the day we were there, they were working on The Walking Dead, which made the visit doubly sweet.

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