How Far Is the Moon from Earth? [Video]

Further than you’d think, apparently. Given a basketball (to represent Earth) and a tennis ball (the Moon), most people guess within an arm’s length, which in reality is close enough to send Luna plummeting into the Pacific. Others take a few steps back, which is warmer but still close enough to put some cataclysmic stress […]

The Most Awesome Super Mario Bros. Tattoo of All Time [Picture]

Sorry geeks, I haven’t found a version with a higher resolution, but by the look of it, this could quite possibly be the most awesome-looking Super Mario Bros. Tattoo of all time! [Via]

Jury selection attorneys turn to Facebook

Every now and again you’ll hear how some idiot misused the Internet while on jury service: either tweeting away on a phone when they were meant to be paying attention to proceedings, researching the case against a judge’s orders, or even posting their opinion on the defendant’s guilt before deliberations begin. Now, though, the lawyers […]

Doctor Who + Cupcakes = WIN!

Check out those delicious-looking Doctor Who cupcakes by Nottingham, UK-based bakery Star Barkery. [Via]

Star Trek: The Animated Series Now Online (US only)

After the original Star Trek live-action series went into syndication, demand for new adventures on the Enterprise hit a fever pitch. To continue the popularity of the show, Filmation teamed up with Gene Roddenberry for an animated series featuring most of the original cast voicing their corresponding characters (the exception was Checkov, who was cut […]

Awesome Shirt for Math Geeks

[“Maths” Tee @ Threadless – $20 | Via TDW]

Amazon Deal of the Day: 65% + Off Toy Story 3 (Blu-ray or DVD)

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has Toy Story 3 in Blu-ray format for just $13.99 and on DVD for $8.99! As Andy gets ready to leave for college, Woody, Buzz, Jessie and the rest of the gang wonder if this is the end of the line. But, when a mix up […]

Playable Angry Birds Birthday Cake

Fun, delicious, and awesome. Best. Idea. Ever! It’s become a family tradition that I make increasingly ridiculous birthday cakes for my kids each year. So with my little boy Ben turning 6-years-old over the weekend, and appreciating his love of Angry Birds, I thought I’d have a shot a making him a playable Angry Birds […]

Minas Tirith – The Matchsticks Edition

Using 420,000 matchsticks, hardcore hobbyist Patrick Acton recreated this amazing reproduction of LOTR’s Minas Tirith city. The model is currently on display at the Matchstick Marvels Tourist Center in Gladbrook, IA. [Via]

Awesome Stop Motion Short: Black Widow Gone Wild [Video]

An awesome new animation by Animator and Youtube superstar Patrick Boivin. Also by Patrick Boivin: At-At Day Afternoon Boba Fett does FlashDance Iron Baby

The rise of personal robots [Video]

As a grad student, Cynthia Breazeal wondered why we were using robots on Mars, but not in our living rooms. The key, she realized: training robots to interact with people. Now she dreams up and builds robots that teach, learn — and play. Watch for amazing demo footage of a new kids’ game.