Absurd Amazon Rockets deliver packages in 5 minutes [VIDEO]

I’m still chuckling about the credibility-stretching appearance of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on 60 Minutes last Sunday. While the clueless Charlie Rose looked on in astonishment, Bezos called himself “optimistic” as he exaggerated about how Amazon might soon be delivering packages with GPS-controlled drones.

Fat chance. Continue reading

PowerUp 3.0, the powered paper airplane of the future

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Until now, paper airplanes have had a serious limitation: they’re gliders rather than powered aircraft. That’s all changed with PowerUp 3.0, a tiny attachment controlled by a smartphone app, giving your paper airplane design the ability to fly as long as its battery holds out. Continue reading

Most awkward video of the year reveals phoniness of ‘fun’ photos

The perfect follow-up video to my smartphone photo madness rant of a couple of days ago suddenly appeared today, and it features people who thought a still photo was being taken — but it was actually video. It’s by far the most awkward video I’ve seen this year.

This helps prove my point that people are wasting their lives away taking pictures with their always-handy smartphones rather than actually living. Notice how these people are completely missing all the fun they’d like you to think they’re having. Continue reading

How much joy will your Halloween candy bring? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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If you’re still young enough to collect boatloads of candy on Halloween night, here’s a definitive chart that seeks to quantify just how valuable each type of Halloween candy really is.

Thanks to Benjamin R. Cohen and David Ng, who say they “got big cash” and “did fancy research,” you can take a look at this infographic and determine the “joy induction” ranking of each of the items you’ve collected. Continue reading

Cutest Halloween costume: adorable LED-illuminated stick figure comes to life

This has got to be the cutest video I’ve seen in a long time. Thanks to LED technology and the creativity of Royce Hutain, his 22-month-old daughter is wearing the most original Halloween costume of the year.

The video is made even cuter with the vocalizations of the little girl, along with the encouragement of her mother as she runs toward us — she’s an adorable illuminated stick figure, come to life. Continue reading

Humor: Spoiled brat acts like a Teabagger [VIDEO]

Thanks, College Humor, for perfectly summing up the absurd conflict going on in the U.S. Congress at the moment. Regardless of your political persuasion, you’ll laugh out loud at this portrayal of the more recalcitrant members of the Tea Party depicted as a spoiled-brat kid. Continue reading