Tag Archives: death

Red Ring O’ Lantern

There are few things scarier than a politician on Halloween, except for the red ring of death. Alan Penner of Goleta, California carved a ton of tech-inspired pumpkins for his front porch. A Ubuntu pumpkin and various emoticon carvings decorate his lawn, with the red ring of death being the most frightening of all. With all the new games coming ...

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High-Tech Japanese Graves Make Mourning Your Loved Ones Easy!

Burial plot prices are skyrocketing in Japanese cities, so one company built a facility that uses RFID technology to help store the dead. At Nichiryoku, mourners visit a “prayer area” where they swipe RFID cards to have the cremated remains of their loved one are lifted up from an underground storage vault. CScout Japan has some excellent videos of the ...

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The Camera You Can Roll Under Any Skirt

This might look like a miniature Death Star but, in actuality, it’s a top secret spy cam. The DVR CamBall is the first ever digital video camera and MP3 player that’s as small as a ping-pong ball and able to record at 320240 or 640480 resolutions. What better way to sneak a camera into top-secret facilities than to roll it ...

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Worst Rollercoaster Related Death, Ever (Sorta)

Take a peek at this video of Rollercoaster Tycoon 3. Who doesn’t love messing with an amusement park’s rides to make massacres occur at will? In Tycoon 2, I used to build the free fall rides real short, but make it launch at high speeds. It was a death trap ride I named “Suicide Machine“. This video shows a roller ...

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The Coolest LEGO Set Yet

This new LEGO Star Wars toy is the Castle Grayskull of all LEGOs. Fuck Fort Legorado, this LEGO Death Star is twice as much money ($400) and twice as cool. It comes with 25 Star Wars characters LEGO-style, including the “TK-421! Why aren’t you at your post?” Stormtrooper clad Han and Luke. It even has the trash compactor monster that ...

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Battling Bots: Move It Slow Motion For Me

Fighting with DIY robots isn’t anything new. I mean come on, it’s on cable television. However, tearing apart a fax machine with a robot while filming in slow motion is news to me. Peep the video to see robots tearing each other to pieces as well as helpless office appliances and even golf balls getting caught in the crossfire. Watching ...

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94-year-old Mother Runs Over Son With ATV

Your eyes do not deceive you, dear readers. Some jackass actually let his 94-year-old mother (meaning she was born in 1914, mind you) ride an ATV around on his property. Eventually, she ran his ass over. From the article: Smith was working with his mother, Mary Smith, around 12:30 p.m. at the property about 6 miles north of Howell, police ...

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Mouse For The Archaeologist

The Skeleton Mouse might be designed a little on the morbid side. Hell, who are we kidding, it’s a mouse made to look like a decomposed corpse. Archaeologists and grave diggers alike will have a fun time with this one. The species known as mousicus bonicus was thought to be long since extinct, but you can have a piece of ...

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