Death Star Costume

A word of warning to all our single geek readers: If you ever decide to wear this costume at that next Halloween party, please note that you’ll be increasing your chances of leaving the celebration miserable and alone tenfold. This was a friendly warning from your friends at [Via HolyTaco] Advertisements


Nikon Coolpix S1000pj camera offers truly cinematic experience

Many, if not most, pocket gadgets that people invent are largely needless as they simply combine two existing tools for no particularly useful reason. But every so often somebody comes up with a “twofer” that genuinely solves a problem. Here’s a problem you may well have experienced (though you might need the marketing men to […]

Revolt of the Mouses

The war between pencils and computer mouses has finally begun… “Revolt of the Mouses” takes us to an imaginary battle field, in which computer mouses confront the all time traditional pencils, erasers and sharpeners. At the end it will all turn into a nonsensical parody about how the present technology, in the hands of advertisement, […]

The Pentatonic Scale

In the following video, Bobby McFerrin, best known for his 1988 hit song “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”, demonstrates the power of the pentatonic scale, using audience participation, at the event “Notes & Neurons: In Search of the Common Chorus”, from the 2009 World Science Festival, June 12, 2009. [Via Neatorama]

Pirate Bay driven from Dutch shores

A Dutch court has ordered three of the Pirate Bay’s founders to block traffic to and from its site to the Netherlands within 10 days or face stiff penalties. It caps a week that will have left the owners feeling a little seasick. Fredrik Neij, Peter Sunde, and Gottfrid Svartholm Warg are now responsible for […]

Cybraphon: The Emo Robot Musician

Engineered and built by Found, a Scottish musical collective, Cybraphon is a robot that performs music according to its mood. Its mood changes according to what people say about it online: When lots of people talk about him, he’s happy, and when all he hears is silence, he gets melodramatic. Check it out in the […]

District 9 – New Promo Trailer

Sony Pictures just released a new trailer for Neil Blomkamp’s upcoming sci-fi movie, District 9, which will be released in movie theaters on August 14, 2009. Enjoy!