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July 1, 2006

Transformers movie teaser trailer

A moment of silence please...

July 17, 2006

Flintsones Cigerette Commercial

How to steal a bike in NYC

July 21, 2006

Meet the Remote-Control Self

from wired.com

Meet the Remote-Control Self

KYOTO, Japan -- Hiroshi Ishiguro is a busy man. Between his two jobs, countless meetings and presentations, his demanding schedule was eating up all his time. So he built an android version of himself to pick up the slack.

Ishiguro, a senior researcher at ATR Intelligent Robotics and Communication Laboratories outside Kyoto, has created a machine in his own image -- a robot that looks and moves exactly like him. It sits on a chair and gazes around the room in a very humanlike fashion, just like its creator. In fact, the robot is an exact duplicate.

Ishiguro's silicone-and-steel doppelgänger was made from casts taken from his own body. Powered by pressurized air and small actuators, it runs on semiautonomous motion programs.

It blinks and fidgets in its seat, moving its foot up and down restlessly, its shoulders rising gently as though it were breathing. These micromovements are so convincing that it's hard to believe this is a machine -- it seems more like a man wearing a rubber mask.

July 27, 2006

Ghetto Big Mac

Pull one over on McDonald's and create your own $1 Big Mac.

from ohword.com

Ghetto Big Mac: How to remix the Dollar Menu at McDonald's

WARNING: Some McDonald's no longer have the double cheeseburger on the dollar menu but even there you will be saving at least 50% off the "standard-issue" Big Mac.

Please be aware that eating more than two Ghetto Big Macs in a sitting is affordable but not advised.

July 28, 2006

NY Jets Draft Blunders

I actually watched this video a few months ago, but I haven't been able to stop laughing for long enough to blog it.

July 29, 2006

Amazing Stop Motion Video

The most amazing part about this video to me, is that he had the patience to film this.

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