“Thagomizer,” the term for the arrangement of spikes on the tails of dinosaurs like stegosaurus, was adopted from a Gary Larson “Far Side” cartoon! Check it out.
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“Great tits cope well with warming” (not what you might think it’s about)
Check out Think Geek — possibly the most astounding collection of cool/useless/WTF? gadgets I’ve seen in quite some time. I’m especially intrigued by the wi-fi status display t-shirt.
Have you ever noticed that sometimes the Google Ad Word matches that come up on sites can be just bit… inappropriate? Or rather that sometimes they’re just too appropriate? Google Ad Words are those ad links that show up on a page (usually over on the right) that use page content to generate a set […]
Who wouldn’t want the Cruzin Cooler motorized ice chest?’ Yes, that’s right — a cooler with a built-in scooter. 24+ can capacity, gas or electric, up to 30 miles range on the electric version, disc brakes, trailer hitch (to tow the “Coolagon” wagon cooler for expanded capacity, of course), speeds of up to 14 mph […]
In a flyer over the weekend, I spotted what must be one of the most useless kitchen gadgets ever: an electric martini mixer. Seriously. It looks like someone watched one of the big paint can mixers in a hardware store and thought “hmmm… there must be a way I can sell this to consumers.” You […]
I’ve been able to resist spending hours on YouTube — until now. This might be the gateway. Check out Hero Envy. HERO ENVY #17 – The Energon Agenda: AstrotrainspottingAdd to My Profile | More Videos Yes, true geek TV.