The Cake that Made the Kessel Run in Less Than Twelve Parsecs [Pic]

Om nom nom nom. Oh, and yes, we’re very much aware that a parsec isn’t a unit of time, but of distance. Solo was not referring directly to his ship’s speed when he made this claim. Instead, he was referring to the shorter route he was able to travel by skirting the nearby Maw black […]

Honest Game Trailers: Diablo 3 [Video]

Yes, thanks to Diablo III, you can now spend your whole paychecks on fake stuff! [GameFront]

Large Hadron Collider For Sale!

[Via Fake Science]

Epic PHP Tattoo: Nothing risked, nothing gained, nothing lost, nothing learned [Pic]

[Source: Geeky Tattoos | Via Neatorama | Tattoo Artist: Tyson Pederson]

100 Worthwhile DOS Games of the 90s [Pic]

While surfing Reddit I found this image that depicts 100 of the best DOS games of the 90s and it makes me want acquire many of them to relive the nostalgia of my early PC gaming days. Here is the poster, but you will have to click on it to see the full res version. […]

Consider the Following: How Can We Find New Planets? (Ft. Bill Nye)

Astronomers have discovered hundreds and hundreds of exoplanets–worlds circling faraway stars. Bill shows us one of the ways they find these planets that are still too distant to be seen by even the most powerful telescopes. [planetarysociety]

Webcam: A Short Film About The Dangers of Webcam Hacking [Video]

Warning: Do not watch this at work, and while there is nothing inappropriate with the video, some scenes could attract unwanted attention if someone sees you watching this. “Webcam” is based on actual events and was shot entirely on a computer’s webcam. The filmmakers hope that it will make people think more about the technology […]

Star Wars Family Car Decals

50 stickers, 19 distinct characters. Available at for just $14.99 $11.99. Show off your family’s love of Star Wars with this set of 50 character decals, featuring 19 distinct characters from the saga. Everyone can pick the character that suits them best with plenty of decals left over for a second vehicle, a bedroom […]

Swordsicles and Chill Axes

Oh what a glorious way to ride out the coming summer sun. Have epic battles with your tongue. The potential for innuendo is too irresistible not to slurp down these beautiful tasty treats seductively, if just to make friends look sour at my sense of humour. Just me? [$19.65 on Amazon, £5.95 on] If […]

Thoughtful Guy Rap [Music Video]

Funny stuff. Reminds me a little of what Jon Lajoie does. Another AWESOME music video by RhettandLink: Rub Some Bacon on It.

TMNT Shell Backpack [Pic]

Loved the idea but not enough of a fan of the Dark Knight to enjoy the Batpack? Have an affinity for turtles with ninja skills and named after famous artists? Then the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles shell backpack is for you! [$44.50 from Hot Topic or $32.95 at Amazon]

Spray-on batteries could change device design

We’ve done a great job of producing batteries in ever decreasing sizes, but one limitation is that they still remain fixed shapes: largely cylinders with the occasional disc or rectangular block. That in turn places restrictions on the design of battery-powered devices. Now a new technique could mean flat or even curved batteries that fit […]