Category Archive: Contest

Feb 28 2014

Looks Like a Party: Lockheed Martin Duct-Taping Engineers to the Walls

What happens when you put a bunch of bored engineers in a room with a couple rolls of duct tape? With any other group you’d probably come up with several new hazing rituals, but with engineers they turned it into their favorite thing, a bridge building contest. Ok, so they didn’t really build bridges, these …

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Feb 26 2014

Didn’t See that Coming: Crystal Ball Starts House Fire

What is the last thing you want to hear while you try to take an afternoon nap. For me it’s a smoke detector. I get to nap rarely enough that when I finally do lie down I think I would rather burn to death than have a smoke detector go off and wake me up. …

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Feb 13 2014

Nice Work: Useless Door in Minecraft Only Opens at the End of the Universe

We’ve all seen videos of incredibly ambitious people building outrageous things in Minecraft. Thinks like the USS Enterprise, the entirety of the Game of Thrones world, and now this. It’s a door that will only open up at the end of the universe. Yes, it may look like a door, but it’s actually a clock …

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Feb 10 2014

Oh Internet: Lays Asks for Chip Flavor Suggestions the Internet Responds as Expected

Remember last year when Lays did their promotion for people to choose a new flavor. In the end Cheesy Garlic Bread beat out Sriracha and Chicken & Waffles to our great dismay. Well this year they’re at it again. As you might expect, when you pose a question to the internet to have people name …

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Jan 24 2014

Didn’t Watch it All: All the NES Start Screens Back to Back

Think back to the last time you played on an NES. Wasn’t that a great day? Birds were singing, the sun was shining, there was a light breeze blowing from the east, and you didn’t even have to go outside to deal with any of that. You were playing the NES. And you were happy. …

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Jan 17 2014

Sign Me Up: Naked Sledding World Championship

Slated for February 15th in the town of Braunlage, Germany the Naked Sledding World Championships are going to compete with the Olympics. Please say this is going to be televised, I’ll happily take a day out of watching that awful non-sport of ice dancing to watch this. Held on a bi-annual basis, the Naked Sledding …

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Dec 26 2013

Best Use for Broccoli: Food Art

What do you do with food that is inedible? Things like broccoli and cucumbers. You use them for art obviously. While some people think you should be eating these trash items we know better. If God would have wanted us to eat them he wouldn’t have made them taste like poison. Now that we’ve grown …

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Dec 06 2013

Will You be Attending? Loo of the Year Awards

It’s that time of year again. The Loo of the Year Awards are coming. For those of us in America you probably call it a bathroom. Unless you are talking to your devil of an 8th grade English teacher who tells you it’s not a bathroom because “you can’t bathe there.” Nope, can’t call it …

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Nov 26 2013

Almost Too Pretty to Eat: Steampunk Cake

I said almost. No cake is truly too pretty to eat. Rock Cakes based in the UK created this beautiful steampunk cake based on Brian Kesinger’s comic book character Molly McGuinness. This cake has everything I like, steampunk and cake. Really what more is there? This masterpiece was created for the Cake International NEC 2013. …

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Oct 31 2013

Hallo-Win: Halloween 2013

Because today is Halloween and I can’t be bothered to write anymore. Here’s a bunch of costume ideas to add to the list of Hallowinners. No I’m not in these pictures. not that my costume isn’t epic, the pictures just didn’t do it justice. I think the problem is that the photographer couldn’t stand far …

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