Archive for the 'Bizarre' Category

Fun things learned from Wikipedia

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

“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.

Misleading headline from BBC

Friday, May 9th, 2008

“Great tits cope well with warming” (not what you might think it’s about)

So many things I want…

Monday, March 17th, 2008

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.

Joy of Google

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

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 […]

Useless but fun!

Friday, January 11th, 2008

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 […]

Most pointless appliance ever

Monday, November 26th, 2007

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 […]

YouTube Gateway

Friday, October 19th, 2007

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.