Keyboard Optical Illusion [PIC]

[Source: XKCD]

How Memories are Made [Pic]

[Via Reddit]

YouTube offers the full 15 minutes of fame – yt15minutes

In a move which it’s understandably hyping in terms of Andy Warhol’s famous saying, Google has extended the maximum length of clips uploaded by most users to 15 minutes. Exactly why it’s doing this is somewhat unclear. Google claims it is because of the success of efforts such as the Content ID system and the […]

Etsy: The Summer Squid Report

I’ve written about octopuses in art before, but today I bring you their cousin, the squid. Squid typically have two tentacles and eight arms, which most people confuse. We often refer to all cephalopods as having tentacles, but that just isn’t the case. A tentacle is a long projection with suckers only on the end; […]

Comic Con 2010: User Submitted Pictures

Comic-Con is over, and attendees have been back to the real world for a few days. Meanwhile, we’ve had a chance to look at some of the pictures that our readers sent in, taken at the event. Here are some of our favorites! From Daniel, a stormtrooper with a new batch of hardware (and a […]

Flamethrower Vs. Fire Extinguisher: Fight!

A very cool (and very weird!) music video featuring two crazy-looking dudes firing at each other. On one side, we’ve got a guy with a flamethrower, and on the other side: a fire extinguisher. Enjoy! [Via Geekologie]

How To Become Super 101 [Pic]

[Via]

C.R.A.B. – Cybernetic Remote Autonomous Barricade

I don’t know about you, but I don’t think I’d like to see these things roam around my home town. Somehow, it reminds me of the ED-209 droid that went defective early in the first Robocop movie. Policing has been revolutionised with the introduction of the C.R.A.B. robotic sentry system, due to soon be trialled […]

Nintendo does badly at currency game

The video games industry may be looking on to see if Sony’s Move and Microsoft’s Kinect hurt sales of the Wii, but Nintendo has just lost a bunch of money for a very different reason. The company has announced a loss of $289 million in the April-June quarter. That’s 25.2 billion yen, down from 42.3 […]

How Low Can They Go? New Kindle Priced at $139

While the publishing industry, and indeed readers themselves, are still figuring out just exactly what to do with e-readers and e-books, Amazon’s certainly not flagging. Engadget, and about 200 other media outlets, reports that Amazon’s new Kindle—in WiFi only format, of course—is going to be a paltry $139, just in time for the new school […]

This is Why the Internet was Invented [Picture]

Behold: A picture of Chewbacca fighting Nazis while riding a giant squirrel. [Via Huffington Post]

Nerd Love Equation [Picture]

Thanks Matt! [Via]