Opera Unite — should be “Untie”?

By Sterling “Chip” Camden Contributing Writer, [GAS] Well, paint me in a two-tone pattern of “smug” and “disappointed”.  I correctly predicted that Opera’s self-styled “reinvention of the web” would have something to do with breaking the traditional model of web client/server that we’ve all come to know and curse.  But their execution on that grand […]

Genetically Modified Turbine-Powered Rabbit

Even though Comcast has done some stupid things in the past, you have to agree that this ad promoting the company’s high-speed internet access is absolutely brilliant.

Disney Taps Kiddie Laptop Market

Not long ago I read the results of a study about litte girls and Disney Princess dolls, which pointed out the massive amount of branding involved – i.e., you can wake up in your Disney Princess sheets, brush your teeth with a Disney Princess toothbrush, eat breakfast out of your Disney Princess cereal bowl… and […]

Bathtub V: Keith Loutit Releases New Tilt-Shift Time-Lapse Masterpiece

Remember Keith Loutit, that amazing Australian photographer we featured a few times here on [GAS] for his awesome tilt-shift videos? Well friends, to our greatest joy, Keith has recently released a new clip named Bathtub V, and as usual, the video totally rocks. This one was realized with the help of Sydney’s Ports Corporation and […]

Computers still struggling with sporting schedules

As a child, like many others, I was an obsessive sports fan. But my geeky side soon surfaced and I realized I was much more interested in the statistics and logistics behind competitions. For example, while I may have struggled with algebra and chemical equations, I knew by heart the formula for how many total […]

Destroy Build Destroy Teaches Kids how to Blow Up Stuff

Destroy Build Destroy is a new TV show premiering June 20th on Cartoon Network. It features two teams of kids blowing up stuff, building new things out of the remaining parts, and then blowing them up again! And we’re not talking about small-scale explosions here… oh no! Sounds fun doesn’t it? Although I’m not sure […]

Epic Mountain Dew WOW-Themed Ad

In order to promote their new Warcraft-themed sodas, Mountain Dew released a new commercial featuring two attractive ladies fighting each other in a super-market. Oh sure, this kind of thing happens all the time at my local Ralph’s. Telegenic women prepping for a night in with their Horde or Alliance main by stocking up on […]

Wednesday Geeky Pics: A Happy and Geeky Father’s Day!

This week, we’re presenting a special edition of Wednesday Geeky Pics in honor of the upcoming Father’s Day holiday, which will be on June 21 this year. Extra geeky points go to these geek dad photographers (or their geeky sons!) for releasing these pictures to the world under a Creative Commons license. If you’re the […]

Celebrity Sat Nav product could mean an end to driving D’ohs

If you’re bored by the impersonal voices of your GPS in-car navigation system, there’s a new product for you. TomTom has released an add-on feature to its systems which will replace the default voices with that of Homer Simpson. The voice doesn’t simply read out directions, but adds extra commentary, with one example being “Take […]

Learning From the Gecko’s Tail

In the following video, biologist Robert Full demonstrate how geckos use their supersticky feet to climb up walls. But high-speed footage reveals that the gecko’s tail harbors perhaps the most surprising talents of all. [Picture source: Flickr (CC)]

Creepy Robotic Arm Features Human-Looking Hand

Unveiled at Tokyo’s International Food Machinery and Technology Exhibition, this standard FANUC M-430iA robotic arm has a real-looking human hand attached to it, helping it move sushi pieces from one cutting board to another. Is it only me, or does this thing give you the shivers as well?

Opinion: Adify Makes Bad Business Decision

Whether long- or short-term follower, you likely know by now that we wear many hats here at [Geeks are Sexy], and running this place is pretty expensive. We help many people earn a living online, and we can do that by selling advertising space on the site. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not writing […]