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The Really Big Guide to Secret Menu Items
categories: Geeky

The next time you walk into a Jamba Juice, I want you to stride right up to that counter, stare the puny juice maker in the eye, slam your hand down on the table and demand a Fruity Pebbles smoothie! Then as an encore, go to In-N-Out Burger and get some fries, animal style!

Insurance Institute Crash Test Videos

Consumer Reports has made videos of crash tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety available on its web site, so now you can check out how your car will perform in an accident. It’s like looking in to a crystal ball and seeing the grisly way in which you’ll be horribly injured. My head’s going to go through a window!

Milkscanner
categories: Geeky, Videos

So you want to digitize an object but can’t afford a 3D scanner? Well thanks to Milkscanner, all you need is a webcam, Lego (for some reason) and milk! Cerealnotincluded.

Photosynth
categories: Geeky

Using photos of oft-snapped subjects scraped from around the Web, Photosynth creates breathtaking multidimensional spaces with zoom and navigation features that outstrip all expectation. Check out the video, and if you’re interested, more information and a downloadable demo are available here.

Babelize
categories: Geeky

Not with the difference R-with the consideration to this episode of the warning the radio, of which in small bar the James has the relative book, that he is still translates to the interior for or Japanese and then for the interior with English, the characteristics this application you, English text in felt two between diverse decree of five languages translate. Which is the result of the extremity?

Cordyceps Fungus

The Cordyceps fungus treats its insect hosts not unlike the Xenomorphs treat their hosts in the Alien films. Cordyceps however, at least has the decency to kill its host before bursting forth from its body.

Happy Memorial Day!
categories: Geeky

Have you ever wondered what the Memorial Day Holiday is? Or what that handsome fellow with the moustachio has to do with it? Or maybe why despite multiple arrests that I still leave the house with no pants on? Then click this link and all your questions will be answered! Well, most of them anyways.

And here I am using my legs like a sucker!
categories: Geeky, Videos

If I ever lose the use of my legs in a freak accident involving a massive mechanized farming implement, I want a wheelchair just like this one.

Family Guy vs. Street Fighter
categories: Geeky, Videos

M.U.G.E.N is a 2D fighting game engine apparently made of magic and powered by dreams. How else can one explain this video of Peter Griffin fighting Sakura?

If Spider-Man had a car…

I bet it would be a lot faster than this thing, but I’m sure the concept would be the same.

Donation Alarm Clock
categories: Crazy, Geeky

The SnÅ«zNLÅ«z alarm clock utilizes a rather ingenious method to wake you up in the morning – the fear of separating you from your hard earned money by giving it to an organization that you hate! Every time you hit the snooze button, a donation will be made from your bank account to the hated organization of your choosing.

The Cadbury Easter Creme Egg Conspiracy

I hope that despite corporate America’s attempt to swindle us out of the joy of Easter, that you have all had a great holiday weekend none the less. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, watch this video and see what those Cadbury bastards have done to our Easter Creme Eggs. Way to make baby Jesus cry Cadbury!

Whooooooooooosh

Over in France they’ve succeeded in getting a train to travel as fast as a modern airliner, while the speed of our trains over here in North America suggests we’ve regressed from powering them with coal, to powering them with excrement. Yes, the fireman stokes the engine by shovelling in cow manure.

How Police Interrogation Works
categories: Geeky

It’s not that I think a vast majority of you guys are one drink away from a lifetime in the clink and I want to help you avoid it. (I don’t.) It’s more that every time I watch The First 48, someone ends up incriminating themselves. So read, learn and stay out of jail. And remember, the best thing to do to avoid a police interrogation is to ask for a lawyer… or you know, not kill people and eat their organs.