Category Archive: Big

May 07 2014

Like a Bull in a China Shop: An Ox in a Hospital

Seen here in his natural habitat the majestic ox stands outside where it belongs. What do you think would happen if one of them got inside? Probably nothing good because oxen are basically cows, and cows are big, dumb, tasty animals. Well, an ox getting inside is exactly what happened in a hospital in Brazil …

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May 07 2014

Is that News? Godzilla is Big and Getting Bigger

If you’ve seen any of the Godzilla movies made over the years you know a couple of things for sure. Godzilla is big, like really big. Godzilla is scary and people lose their minds trying to get away from him so they don’t end up as lizard chow. Godzilla likes to knockdown tall buildings. But …

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May 07 2014

Bring the Speed: City Block-Long Slip-n-Slide

What do you do when you have an excess of hay bales, tarps, and dish soap? Make a giant slip-n-slide obviously. A steep city street was transformed into a water slide made of hay bales and tarpaulin as part of an interactive art project. Park Street in Bristol was cleared of traffic and turned into …

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Apr 16 2014

Because Japan: Giant Mech Hits the Streets of Japan

Everyday I find a new reason that living in Japan would be like living in Wonderland. The only thing stopping me from moving there is… I’m not really sure. Probably the language barrier. Maybe how many monsters they have that destroy their cities. It’s as bad as New York over there. Because of said, giant …

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Apr 10 2014

Want To Split It: Alphabet Sandwich

Nick Chipman of Dude Foods created this monstrosity of a sandwich, just for giggles. It contains ingredients starting with each letter of the alphabet. I’m told that statement only applies in the English-speaking world. Luckily that’s the world we live in so I didn’t really need to add that qualifier now did I? Check after …

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Mar 25 2014

Float that My Way: Balloon that Generates Electricity and Wi-Fi

I know this looks like it fell off the Michelin Man’s private 747 but it’s actually a balloon. This balloon surrounds a turbine so that it can float up in constant winds and generate electricity. This will be great for those out-of-the-way places with no power. Developed by Altaeros energies, the floating turbines are designed …

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Mar 06 2014

I Volunteer: NASA is Planning a Mission to Europa

Okay, so it turns out the mission is only for robots. But if my consciousness has been placed in a robot then, or even if I’m just a 51% robotic cyborg I still volunteer to fly out to Europa to look for life. NASA announced an injection of $17.5 billion from the federal government (down …

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Mar 03 2014

I’m Impressed: Realistic Finger Paintings

Finger painting is one of those things that we’ve all loved to do since we were in preschool. Unfortunately very few of us ever got good enough at it to consider pursuing finger painting as a career past kindergarten. A while back I featured one and here’s another one. This time around the paintings are …

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Feb 21 2014

Just Friendly Competition: DHL Pranks Other Delivery Companies

As both advertisement and just to be jerks, DHL decided to prank some of the other shipping companies and have them deliver giant boxes that said, “DHL IS FASTER.” To pull off the stunt DHL used thermosensitive paper to cover the boxes. So when they were loaded on the truck cold they just looked like …

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Feb 18 2014

Drive it like You Stole It: Jet Powered Semi Truck

Have you ever been driving down the freeway and had a semi fly past you at about twice the speed limit. The wind always rocks your car and any women along for the ride gasp and grab for that dashboard like they’re about to be sucked under the truck. Well, what would you think of …

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