I Can Has Cookie?

The problem with the little candy message hearts you see around Valentines Day is that they are tiny. And they don’t particularly taste good. And they don’t say what you really want to say. Sometimes you can’t even decipher what they are supposed to say! So …make your own! Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories baked up […]

Feature: Fire + Art = Fire Art

By Brian Boyko Contributing Writer, [GAS] Really, it doesn’t get much simpler than that – Jason Mika and David Umlas create a percussive symphony of colorful flame, burning salt-laced propane in chrome and steel statuary. The video doesn’t do justice to how loud it actually is in person, I’m sorry to say – but if […]

Britannica 2.0, you’re no Wikipedia

Encyclopaedia Britannica president Jorge Cauz announced today that new features will be rolled out on Britannica.com in what looks like an effort to get hip with the Web 2.0 crowd.  This includes the ability for users to correct articles, one of the more powerful and controversial features of Britannica’s biggest online competitor for serving up encyclopedic information: […]

Feature – Have fun storming the castle: Mongo the Trebuchet

By Brian Boyko Contributing Writer, [GAS] Mark Winkler decided, in infinite wisdom, to spend six months building a full-scale trebuchet. In the next installment of Geeks Are Sexy’s series on crazy inventions and crazy inventors, we introduce Mark’s brainchild, “Mongo, the Trebuchet.” Mongo often launches watermelons, but the 25Gs of force put on the melon […]