Category: Magic

Mar 12 2014

What the Heck Nature? Half Invisible Half Iridescent Fish Thing

This is a blue sea sapphire, possible the most confusing animal in the ocean. It’s some kind of crustacean that is both invisible and iridescent blue, somehow. I’m going to put my money on magic but the scientists who study this crazy creature have other thoughts, of course. In the case of blue sea sapphires, …

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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 04 2014

They Do Exist: Magnetic Monopoles

[notice]Warning: Science Content![/notice] When you hear the words “Magnetic Monopoles” what do you think about? I obviously have an image of those episodes of The Big Bang Theory when the guys went to the North Pole to look for magnetic monopoles to help prove string theory. No one died but some fantastic facial hair resulted. …

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Dec 09 2013

Would Wear: Technomancer Digital Hoodie

Here’s the Christmas gift of the year that you can’t have. ThinkGeek just introduced the Technomancer Digital Hoodie that they teased us with back on April Fools Day. Now it’s a real thing, the problem is it’s $120 and currently sold out. If you haven’t seen this yet, then you can just go right ahead …

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Oct 24 2013

Hallo-win: Gandalf the Fabulous

Every year there are a couple of people who just come up with the most clever or well done Halloween costumes. These costumes come about in one of two manners. Either the person spends six months crafting their costume in preparation for their one night out on the town, or in desperation they throw together …

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Oct 16 2013

Missed Their Letter To Hogwarts: Owl Smashes Into Window

It’s a sad day for one of the children of Lisa Loader, 41, of Bridport, Dorset, England; they just missed their letter to Hogwarts. How and why did they miss it? Well, the how is that they apparently have no chimney, mail slot or other openings in their home that a letter can get into. …

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Sep 25 2013

Trippy: Box, Prejection Mapping Meets Robotics

If you’re unfamiliar with what projection mapping is, then this article isn’t going to help, because I still have no idea. From what I gather reading about it and watching the video after the jump is that projection mapping is equal to magic. In fact there is a lot that I didn’t understand about this …

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Jun 05 2013

Impossible Snowflakes

KitCameo is at it again, but this time with insanely designed and intricate paper snowflakes. The themes of the flakes include Star Wars, Alice in Wonderland, and Dr. Who. Yeah, I know what you are thinking. This sicko enslaves little children to continuously make him snowflakes. Only one problem with that theory though, when I …

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May 24 2013

Gold, Chocolate, and Bacon

If there is something you should know about us as Uncanny Flats, we love bacon. In this way you can now relate to us. We are no longer out of touch with mankind. You now realize that deep down in side we are really the same people. Think of us as your loving older brothers. …

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May 23 2013

Wood You Like A Sculpture?

A small colony of wizards was found not too long ago that can make sculptures like the one above completely from wood. I will hereby forgo any and all jokes about wood so as to make this reader friendly, but just know that I have many that would be super awesome. Tom Eckert, a man …

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