The DARPA Robotics Challenge has been fascinating to watch, but one of my main concerns (as is evident in most robotics stories) is how close are we to a Terminator-esque extinction of the human race? Based on this video of robots falling over quite comically, turns out the apocalypse is not here yet.Read More
Tesco made some adjustments to their Express branch in Aberystwyth, mounting a sign in the regional Welsh language that says "Codiad am Ddim." While the sentiment is there to be accessible for all, the sign promises more than the store can deliver as it actually translates to 'Free Erection.'Read More
Every felt like your experience with Skyrim felt lacking without the presence of Thomas the Tank Engine? Well your prayers have been answered, as Pastaspace's mod turns every dragon into the cheeky little engine. It's a rather surreal experience!Read More
When checking if your flies are done up, there has never been a discrete way to do so. That is until now, as a trouser hack makes your clothing vibrate when the zip is down, allowing you to subtly check your fly...on the fly!
Do you feel cereals don't pay a worthy tribute to your favourite rap legends? Well worry no more, as freelance designer Brittany Meronek has brough this to life, combining hip hop with nutritional value.
In 1987, Steve Wilhite created the GIF (or Graphics Interchange Format). Sixteen years later, he accepted a lifetime achievement award at The Webby Awards, using a GIF for his acceptance speech to confirm, once and for all, that it's pronounced "JIF."
Sci-fi fans have long had concerns that J.J. Abrams will confuse the popular franchises of Star Trek and Star Wars. But what would that actually look like?
While you may think Jedi warriors, Sith Lords or Ewoks may not be the best audience for QVC-esque advertising, YouTuber TheGamerChick has disproved this with a rather hilarious set of infomercials.
You or someone else probably has a bad case of Hyper Involuntary Panic Stress Tension Elevation, also known as HIPSTER. Luckily, there's a scientific and rather hilarious way to cure them: Unpretentiousil.
Star Trek has always strived to boldly go where no man has gone before. Now, thanks to parody Twitter account @TrekandtheCity, it has reached the final frontier: the world of Sex and the City.Read More
Following the refusal of a petition to build a Death Star, the Dark Side have responded directly to the Obama Administration, claiming they have abandoned this project in the face of superior Galactic Imperial Power.
Multidisciplinary scientist Dr. Leigh posted a tweet using the hashtag #overlyhonestmethods on January 7th. What has followed is a hilarious series of silly, embarrassing and downright awkward confessions from researchers across the world.
Christmas was a thoroughly cheerful, festive time for the majority of us. The exception would be the people who didn't get what they want, going to Twitter to publicly exclaim their ungrateful disappointment: hating life, parents and all things Christmas.
We would say 'quit your bitching;' but they are downright hilarious, as comedian Jon Hendren’s Twitter account has been retweeting some of the best outcries. The good majority of these have been complaints around not getting an iPhone or an iPad, others didn't want Kindle Fires, some even had the audacity to moan about not getting a car!
Simple criminality encourages one to tamper with a friend's Facebook profile when left open. This recent phenomenon can be counteracted, as Martyn Kelly has drawn up a contract forbidding such acts against each other.
The semi-legal contractual agreement extends to all of the following:
Monkeyshines, gambols, rollicks, gags, deceptions, actions known in the vernacular or plebian languageas 'frape,' 'fraping' or 'frapeage', and thus extended to all devices, physical, digital & supernatural, networks platforms.
Virgin Media's electronic programme guide's profanity checker hit a glitch recently, overzealously censoring different words within the titles of TV and radio programmes.
Taking a little too much inspiration from the Unnecessary censorship videos on Youtube, subscribers experienced the glitch over the past 3-4 days, as tipped off by some of our readers, watching such fantastic programming as "Jarvis C**ker's Sunday Service" and The Bleak of the Old Shop Of Stuff, a spoof of the writing of "Charles D**kens."
So Jetpacks, for all their impressive prestige for Nazi combat and general procrastination, they haven't been seen within the wider public agenda than the tech followers (people beyond we enthusiastic readers) as applicable to other situations. But Martin wants you to know about that they're actually useful.