Misc

June 12, 2009

Tiny Alien Terrorizes Pakistan - gets cooked

Well, it was only a matter of time.  They finally come to visit, and end up getting cooked on a hot brick.  Wonder if they taste like chicken?

(via Boing Boing)

May 26, 2009

Gloucestshire Cheese Rolling - The sport of champions


From the Gloucestshire Cheese Roll on May 25, 2009.  It's sort of hard to comment on this except to say that this is one of the many reasons I love the English.

May 13, 2009

iPhone-controlled R2D2

Well, it doesn't get a whole lot geekier than this. I'm going to hold out for the iPhone-controlled C3PO myself.

(via The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW))

May 10, 2009

Star Trek + Nine Inch Nails = Closer

Is this what Kirk/Spock slash fiction is like (if it were set to music)? Warning: use of the word f*ck in the song.

(via mulegirl)

May 07, 2009

Cool collection of monster toys

I've always been interested in the monster craze of the early 60s (even though it was a few years before my time) and this Flickr set is one of the most amazing collections I've ever seen of classic monster toys, models and ephemera.

View it full screen

The triangle UFO's are coming...

Triangle

Triangle UFOs take the April prize as the most popularly reported shape - with 27 cases in 15 states, according to non-scientific results from UFO Traffic Reports.

(from examiner.com)

Watch the skies and make your inter-planetary reservation ahead of time!