4 REASONS SOLAR ROADWAYS ARE FUCKING STUPID

The idea of solar roadways has been around for a while, and I haven't said anything about it because I thought it was self-evident how stupid it was. I was wrong. The Indiegogo page raised $2.2 million and recently, prototypes have been built, to much applause from the environmentally-minded. So now, instead of just being a... Continue Reading →

KICKSTARTER, MEET SCIENCE.

UPDATE: I came back in this morning and elaborated.  I was being pretty lazy with explaining the math when I wrote this, but I've expanded it a bit. This is where I find a thing on Kickstarter that someone is raising money for, then I point out that it won't work, then hundreds and thousands... Continue Reading →

THE TRANSPARENT TOASTER

A little over 18 months ago, this baffling object popped up on Memebase, well known for contributing nothing of value to the Internet ever. The caption that they gave for this is "How is this not on shelves?! Toast-making would be epic." Let's ignore the crushing sadness that fills my heart at the idea that... Continue Reading →

HERE IS A STUPID IDEA THAT IS STUPID

Hey there!  You know how, each morning, you have a cup of hot coffee and then mess around on your phone, reading Facebook updates or whatever?And you know how, every time you do that, you wish that your phone was simultaneously being charged and that your coffee was getting cold faster?No?  What's that?  You're saying... Continue Reading →

FOR PARENTS WHO DON’T LIKE THEIR CHILDREN

There is a thing called a Taga.  Apparently, it's the ultimate bike-stroller combo. I wasn't aware that bike-stroller combos were a thing, so being the "ultimate" one doesn't seem like much of an accomplishment, but fine. Now, you may have looked at that headline and had a vague sense of foreboding.  A feeling of dread,... Continue Reading →

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