Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Looking for a Christmas present for the geek who has everything? How about this - a detailed 1:18 scale model of the Delorean from the Back to the Future movies, which is also a 500GB hard drive?

The $250 cars-shaped hard drive features gull wing doors an opening bonnet and even a replica of the reactor needed for time travel. It simply plugs into your PC's USB socket and you can utilise the Seagate storage hidden within.

Dave Hersch of US company Flash Rods says: "After four years of engineering, it's finally out and worth the wait. This is one of the coolest hard drive cars we have ever made. It would be hard to have more fun than this rolling around your desk top."

Picture: Flash Rods / Rex Features

Monday, November 29, 2010

Macaque stabiliser

Parenting skills!

Friday, November 26, 2010

Outgrown his car

These mini sport cars are the ultimate present for tiny Jenson Buttons and Lewis Hamiltons this Christmas. London-based Pocket Classics are selling pint-sized Porches, junior Jags and mini-Mercs for £10,000, and the first UK cars will be available to buy just in time for Christmas.

Picture: HOTSPOT MEDIA

A Pink Barbie bug

A pink katydid is seen in this photograph by Carol Freeman. Its unusual colour is the result of a genetic mutation known as erythrism, similar to the recessive gene that afflicts albino animals

Picture: CAROL FREEMAN / CATERS NEWS

Is it Pegasus, or a Unicorn

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Peek-a-boo! Look through closed doors!

You probably don't spend much time thinking about door knobs, or how they could be improved.

Maybe you should! This glass globe lets you catch a glimpse of what's going on in the room you're about to enter.

In the place where great design meets voyeurism is Hideyuki Nakayama’s “A Room in the Glass Globe.”

The hazy image of what lies in the room beyond is a bit nightmarish for those who value privacy, but a great addition to an already naked household and definitely a step up in the world for the often-overlooked and under-appreciated doorknob

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

The Cat and the Alligator

Monday, November 22, 2010

Atheist Barbie

Monday, November 15, 2010

Star Wars condoms

Protect your “lightsaber” from unplanned pregnancies, STDs, and unruly wookiees with the help of a Darth Vader-themed condom.

Remember, Jedis, the Force won’t protect you from a one-night stand with a gold-digging alien after a booze-infused happy hour at the Mos Eisley Cantina.

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Oops! Where's the Start button!

Sidewinder missile release practice goes wrong

Before and after Photoshop

Before and after Photoshop

Before and after Photoshop
Before and after Photoshop

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Do not Deface this Sign

Lock-up your doughnuts!

This is the Doughnut To-Go, a lockable, colourful plastic case to protect your doughnut - there is even a handle to make carrying it around easy. The £7.50 Doughnut-To-Go is available online
This is the Doughnut To-Go, a lockable, colourful plastic case to protect your doughnut - there is even a handle to make carrying it around easy.

The £7.50 Doughnut-To-Go is available online. We imagine Homer Simpson must have several of them for his packed lunch

Picture: REX FEATURES

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Godzilla music video!



Godzilla music video

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Robotic X-Factor contestant wins the day



Japanese roboticists recently showed off a female android singing and dancing along with a troupe of human performers.

Video of the entertaining and surprisingly realistic demonstration received millions of views on the Internet.

How did they do it?

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Cat cartoon

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

20 awesome billboards

Most of the time, billboard ads are an annoyance, filling the side of the roads with cheap design and poor concepts. However, the billboards in this posts are not your ordinary billboard. These are funny, creative and/or well-thought ads that really stand-out.

1. IKEA billboard

2. Floralp butter

3. Miele vacuum cleaner

4. Adidas

5. IBM’s color sensitive interactive billboards

6. Strong tape billboard

7. Panasonic hair nose trimmer

8. Guinness

9. Law and order

10. McDonalds

11. Lego giant billboard

12. The back seat’s no safer

13. Bic billboard

14. Dieting ad

15. Barstools billboard

16. Unfinished projects

17. Another McDonalds billboard

18. The Economist

19. Gilette

20. Chevy in charge

Monday, November 1, 2010

Maths Teacher does Hallowe'en

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Biola University professor Matt Weathers makes math more fun than writing “Hello Boobs” on a calculator with his annual tricky treats-filled Halloween presentation.

Sign spotting at Sanity Rally

An estimated 40 million people (10,000 really) descended on Washington D.C. Saturday afternoon to rally for sanity with Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert.

The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear attracted sign-wielding Americans (and a handful of lost Canadians) from around the country in what was likely a big boost for the poster board and Sharpie industries (score one point for economic stimulation!).

The signs varied from the serious to the silly to the downright confusing and probably written while drunk.