Category: Europe

May 28 2014

New Record: World Largest LEGO Tower is 114 Feet Tall

Going on about 9 months ago now we got word there was a new leaders in the world of tallest LEGO towers. Well, their reign has officially ended. That is to say, there’s a new leader in the field of world’s tallest LEGO tower. Construction of the 114-foot (36-metre) Lego tower began on Wednesday with …

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May 20 2014

Gross: Violin Strung with Human Hair

What do you do when your hair has grown long enough for you to become an embarrassment to both your family and your community? You let someone attach you to a musical instrument and use your hair as their strings.Obviously. Tadas Maksimovas came up with the idea of using his own long hair as strings …

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May 19 2014

Bad News: Russia Blocks NASA’s Access to the ISS

Due to US reactions to the recent unpleasantness in the Ukraine, Russia has blocked NASA‘s access to the International Space Station and most of the rest of space. Not that they’re standing on the porch with shotguns or anything yelling at anyone who sets foot on the lawn, instead Russia has closed the bay doors …

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Apr 24 2014

That’s what you get: Old Guy gets hit by Train Only Loses a Shoe

When you’re hobbling down the road of life and you come to a railroad crossing with the guard arms down how many ducks are in the winter? HA, that totally turned into a religious question. A 77-year-old guy in Rájec-Jestřebí, Czech Republic decided that “while the guard arms are down” is an okay time to …

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Apr 21 2014

The Sky is Falling: Russia Gets Another Meteor

Russia is the land of snow and dash cams. Int he same way that India is the land of mystery and Minnesota is the land of many lakes. Because f the plenitude of these dash cams we sometimes get amazing videos of people crashing their cars or meteors lighting up the sky. This is the …

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Apr 16 2014

Do Not Want: Teen Falls into a Coma After a “Friend” Squeezes his Nuts

Boys will be boys right? Wrong. It is never okay to touch another man’s junk, unless you are a licensed practicing physician and you are checking for a hernia. Now, turn your head and cough. The 17-year-old, who is from Artane in Dublin, suffered cardiac arrest while joking around with other youths. He passed out …

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Apr 11 2014

Want: Personal Jet Engines for Extreme Sports

The future is here, or maybe it’s still coming, I’m not really clear on that. Dreamscience is currently working on the development of personal jet engines for use in extreme sports. We’re going to have to find a new term for them now. I suggest we break them into two classes. Unassisted Extreme Sports and …

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Apr 07 2014

Of Course They Do: Polish Priest Says LEGO Minifigs Destroy Children’s Souls

I know, I’ve been MIA for a few days. I needed a vacation, I got a 12 hour car drive to visit the in-laws. Not sure what to call that. But I survived so that means you get to deal with it and listen to me some more. Did you hear about this? Father Slawomir …

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Apr 01 2014

Want: MB&F Starfleet Machine

A while back I wrote about an amazing MB&F Music Machine. Well they’re at it again, this time they’ve got a desk clock they’re calling Starfleet Machine because it draws inspiration from Star Trek Deep Space Nine. The clock lays horizontal, rather than being wall-mounted. It can rest on either end of its external structure …

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Mar 28 2014

Feeling Left Out Again: First Cybernetic Olympics to be Held in 2016

I’ve got dreams man,  dream of one day competing in the Olympics. The problem there is I’m not one of those people, like my brother, with any sort of natural athletic talent. The only sports I am any good at still haven’t been accepted as Olympic sports and it’s likely if they were I’d learn …

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