Boeing has found a very low-tech method for testing a high-tech service: it’s used 20,000 pounds of potatoes to test Wi-Fi signals on planes. The bizarre sounding technique was necessary because the company wants to improve its Wi-Fi to make signal strength more consistent throughout a plane without it interfering with on-board electrical systems. Boeing […]
If you identify as a Steampunk, this Victorian-inspired handset is a must-have addition to keep your cosplay “period accurate”! It’s only $19.99 on ThinkGeek and plugs into any phone that has a headphone jack! It’s literally that simple!
A cool stop motion tribute to the 1992 intro of the X-Men Cartoon by Videographer Kyle Roberts. Today we launched a new Stop Motion! With the 20th anniversary of the early 90’s X-Men cartoon, we had to recreate the intro with action figures! We tried to stay as true to the original as possible, but […]
A joyous party of orcs is merrily desecrating Fangorn Forest…and Treebeard isn’t too happy about it. Also, Gollum is lurking somewhere in this video, can you find him? [BrotherhoodWorkshop]
The cast and director of The Hobbit try to name all the dwarves as quickly as possible – can you beat them? [Empiremagazine]
Unlock your brain’s potential using these amazing, scientifically tested tips! With New Year’s Resolutions around the corner, this should help with some follow-through. [ASAPScience]
Warning: Video contains strong language. This video features the first few minutes of BioShock Infinite where you assume the role of Booker DeWitt as he begins to unravel the mystery that lies behind the floating city of Columbia… [Pre-Order BioShock Infinite (Release Date: March 26, 2013)]
I haven’t watched Baseball since my Local Team, the Montreal Expos, have left the province back in 2004, but if the game looked anything like what we see in the video, it wouldn’t take much for me to start being interested in the sport again. [Marc Dominic Rienzo]
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For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has some fantastic deals on a series of books, all including free one-day shipping, that should please geeks of all tastes. And if you’re unsure about what to get for your loved ones for the holidays, an Amazon gift card will probably do the trick! [Geektastic […]
[GAS] reader Rachel just sent me a picture of her brother in law’s Dalek Chrismas tree, and while I’ve already posted one a few days ago, I had to inlude this one on the site as well since it comes from one of you guys! Thanks Rachel!
An excerpt of a guy speaking Venusian on Patrick Moore’s (4 March 1923 – 9 December 2012) programme, One Pair Of Eyes, in 1969. [kevgater | Via The Presurfer]