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Look! It’s moving. The drawings are alive!
categories: Geeky, Videos

This is a lot like Line Rider, but academic and unavailable to the general populace. If I had this though, I would spend days jumping rudimentary cars over things! Imagine if they had a teaching tool like this when you were in school.

Stereotypes
categories: Art, Geeky, Pics

Remember those mix-and-match animal cards from when you were a kid? You know, where you could put an elephant’s head on a giraffe’s body? This is just the same, but with people. Who can come up with the weirdest face?

UPDATE: Now with 3 different versions!

Flickr Color Selectr
categories: Geeky, Pics

This application allows you to view Flickr photos that are predominantly made up of the color of your choosing. Perhaps not that interesting in and of itself, but almost every photo I’ve seen through this has been gorgeous.

It’s a motorcycle… It’s a car… It’s Superman!
categories: Geeky, Videos

The Carver is a motorcycle-car hybrid which can lean in to turns and, from the looks of this video, is a blast to drive. If you have money to burn and want to buy one, check out the Carver website.

Japanese Crows are Smart
categories: Geeky, Videos

In yet another shameless affront to Western Civilization, the Japanese have gone and genetically engineered crows that are smarter than us. Actually, not to split hairs but I should really change that to ‘smarter than you’. No bird is smarter than this webmaster.

Our bad, Terri
categories: Geeky

It has been discovered that a common insomnia medication known by the commercial name Ambien, can wake up people who are in a persistent vegetative state. They regain conciousness and can communicate. Areas of the brain that were thought to be dead become active once again, and 60% of patients given the drug have shown improvement. Don’t pull the plug.

Why oh why did he swallow the fly?
categories: Geeky

Although this will only keep you entertained for about a minute, it is terribly clever and just the sort of thing I enjoy. Now if I could just find my cursor.

Happy Labor Day
categories: Geeky

I know that this site is your only reliable source of information, so today we are going to enlighten you as to why on the first Monday of every September we celebrate a ‘labor’ day, and do it by engaging in absolutely no labor whatsoever. Sort of like Christmas with no presents. Happy Labor Day!

121 T-Shirts Worn at Once
categories: Geeky, Pics

My record for the most t-shirts worn at once has fallen, and these guys beat me by 119 shirts. I hear the largest shirts they used were 8XXL which means some people are really really fat.

Why pedal when you can use the bicycle escalator?
categories: Geeky, Videos

The Norwegian city of Trondheim is home to a very neat, but rather useless piece of cycling infrastructure. Oh sure, some might argue that it is useful, but those people are just lazy… or fat.

Stronger than a speeding truck?
categories: Geeky, Videos

Perhaps you’ve seen retractable security bollards outside of your local U.S. Embassy, and wondered how effective they would actually be against a speeding truck. Luckily for you, the answer to that question makes for good television.

workFRIENDLY
categories: Geeky

Surfing the web at work leaves you open to the unfortunate possibility of your surpervisor walking by and witnessing you not working. The good folks over at Work Friendly have come up with a solution though! From their page you can look at your favorite web site from a browser window that looks amazingly like an open Microsoft Word document.

I am posting this from inside your house
categories: Geeky, Videos

This video demonstrates how easy it is to defeat most cylinder locks, and consequently how easy it is to break in to most houses, without leaving any trace as to the method of entry. So now you know where I’ve been getting all of those pies.

Goggles – the Googlemaps Flight Sim
categories: Geeky

Sorry folks, no more posts today. I’m too busy flying missions over London, Paris, and Tokyo in my hellfire-missile-equipped lime green RAF BE2c biplane. There are terrorists everywhere, and I am the only man that can bring them to justice*.

*blow them up