Let's start this off with
's truly amazing story about the rocket car urban legend
from the man who claims to have invented it.
Did you do your homework last week? Remember that Slashdot was nominated for
a Webby in Community
so go do their little login dance and vote for us
if you think that our First Posts, Oog, Trolls and 'God Slashdot Really Sucks These Days' messages are cool. Maybe we'll even fly CowboyNeal
out to give an acceptance speech if we win ;)
Glowing Spleen sent us an optical illusion
really bugs me. I had to check if it wasn't an animated GIF.
A few for the do it yourselfers:
sent us a real mech
Ryan J. Evans
sent in the
worlds largest playable tetris
If you don't actually want to build something, but want to play anyway, try SodaPlay
and you can mess with these crazy animated 2D springy models. Its surprisingly addictive.
After all that building, you might need
Jeremy's Microbatch Ice Cream
(thanks alangmead) and its "Wired" flavor, a caffinated vanilla ice cream. Between that and the Triple Espresso flavor. Wonder what happens if you keep it in this
that detects contaminated food (sent in by Accipiter
You can't use plastic wrap to preserve human heads, but
ChunkyGoodness noted that Chet Fleming has US Patent number 4666425 for keeping them alive
sent us a hilarious
essay from Space.com
on Star War's most annoying characters
that I found extremely funny.
pointed us to
perhaps the most pressing bug
in all of Microsoft's software.
pointed us to an extremely disturbing article about Pandas on Viagra
sent in a filter based on "Being John Malkovitch." Read
in Malkovitch Mode.
And finally, we need a stupid lawsuit:
told us about a commercial that featured a cockroach scampering over the screen ... people are suing
because they keep breaking TVs trying to kill the CGI Roach!