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Rat out your dormmate, earn $50
categories: Geeky

The University of Colorado administration, apparently fed up with giant 420 (pot for you squares) gatherings every year, took photographs of many of the participants and is offering $50 for their identification. And if you know the girl in the picture you should have sex with her and then turn her in. Oh yeah, you like that don’t you, you dirty girl.

Army Gangs
categories: Geeky

“In a storage yard in Taji, about 18 miles north of Baghdad, dozens of tanks were vandalized with painted gang symbols…” Yeah that’s right, street gang members are joining the U.S. army and they’re tagging tanks. Somehow I can’t think of anything more ridiculous right now.

That old pinball counting video from Sesame Street
categories: Geeky, Videos

One two three four five six seven eight nine ten… eleven TWELLLLLLLLLVE!

The Blue Ball Machine
categories: Geeky, Pics

I don’t know what this is, but it’s mesmerizing and will steal 20 minutes of your life from you if you’re not careful.

Cold Can Technology
categories: Geeky

Miller Beer is to be the first company to use Tempra Technology’s patented I.C. ‘cold can’ technology. The specially modified cans use proprietary engineering to create a temperature drop that will reduce the can’s contents by a minimum of 30° Fahrenheit in just three minutes. And then maybe next they can invent a can that makes Miller taste better. Wouldn’t that be something?

Tuttle Gets Hacked
categories: Funny, Geeky

The city manager of Tuttle Oklahoma is convinced that the creators of CentOS (a free Linux distribution) have hacked the city’s web server, and he’s taking this all the way to the top! Read along with this hilarious email conversation (if you’re a geek and like that sort of thing- I only like beauitiful models).

Inside Scientology
categories: Crazy, Geeky

All you need to know about The Church of Scientology, including fun facts such as this: Tom Cruise is an Operating Thetan, enlightened beings who are said to have total control over themselves and their environment. OTs can allegedly move inanimate objects with their minds, leave their bodies at will and telepathically communicate with, and control the behavior of, both animals and human beings.

categories: Geeky

If you’re interested in the current state of cancer treatment and you only have five minutes of free time today, this article is for you!

Here’s a sobering thought: “If everyone stopped smoking, cancer deaths could be cut by one-third…”

AT&T helps the NSA spy on you
categories: Crazy, Geeky

“AT&T provided National Security Agency eavesdroppers with full access to its customers’ phone calls, and shunted its customers’ internet traffic to data-mining equipment installed in a secret room in its San Francisco switching center…” Be afraid.

Password Recovery Speeds
categories: Geeky

How long will your password stand up? This site shows the approximate amount of time required for a computer or a cluster of computers to guess various passwords. For example, the time it takes a single Pentium 100 computer to break a 4 digit pin is ‘instantaneous’, and a supercomputer can break a 7-digit alphanumeric password in less than one hour.

categories: Geeky, Music

I remember when I was a wee-kiddo I used to spin my Led Zeppelin records backwards and try to hear the hidden satanic messages. Now, thanks to the Internet and technology I can’t even begin to understand, all we have to do is press buttons! Oh! And Britney Spears has backwards messages too!

RoboDump 1.0
categories: Funny, Geeky

RoboDump is a robot. And it poops. Forever. A horrible, never-ending bowel movement complete with straining grunts, horrific gas, splashes, and pee sounds.

Two questions regarding this one: 1) Where can I buy one? and 2) How do you nominate someone for the nobel prize?

Loose Change
categories: Crazy, Geeky, Videos

Loose Change is an 80 minute documentary exploring some well known conspiracy theories regarding the events of September 11th 2001. At the very least it is quite well done and showcases the ability of the internet to serve as a free distribution mechanism.

Vote for the Worst
categories: Geeky

Vote for the Worst organizes and encourages people to vote for the worst contestants every week on American Idol. Finally, your chance to strike back at the empire of evil that decided Clay Aiken should be rich and famous and not you.