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How to Make Bacon Pixie Stix

Anything and everything can be baconified…and should be! With bacon, dextrose powder and cornstarch, you can make pixie stix suitable for a meal. Follow the instructions of Instructables member and genius canida at the link. Link -via Foodbeast P.S. Do you love bacon as much as we do? Check out our Bacon Store!

Vodka Saves Elephants’ Lives during Harsh Russian Winter

Oh, vodka! Is there anything you can’t do? Circus trainers claim two of their elephants were saved from the deadly Siberian cold by vodka. Emergency ministry spokesman Alexander Davydov said Friday that the elephants were in a trailer that caught fire Thursday outside the city of Novosibirsk, forcing trainers to take them out into the bitter cold [...]

The World’s Most Wonderfully Ridiculous Movie Computers

The concept of deus ex machina has saved many an unbelievable story, when the gods step in and do something that no mere mortal could do to advance the plot or resolve it. The modern counterpart is a real machine -the computer. Since a computer can conceivably do anything, especially in the future, writers make [...]

Louis C.K. as Lincoln

If you are anything like me, then you love Louis C.K. If you are not like me you might still like Louis C.K., but on the rare occasion that you are both not like me and you do not like Louis C.K… well then I have nothing for you at this junction. Louis was on [...]

Epic R/C Race

Growing up, I loved pretty much anything that was remote controlled. I would race cars, play this video game where you pretended to have a remote control airplane, even tried to turn my model boat into a r/c racing ship (alas, she sunk within seconds of launch). So excuse me for loving this video. Bonus points [...]

The Machine That Can Make Anything

(YouTube link) You’ve seen 3D printers, but you’ve not seen anything like this! A recently uncovered video shows a ultra-secret machine that is the prototype for Starfleet’s replicator. It can make anything! Watch it produce furniture, shoes, canned goods, fruits and vegetables, home insulation, even tampons! This will surely revolutionize the manufacturing industry. -via Kottke

Handy Workshop Tattoo

Thanks to this handy tattoo, Greg Flanagan can measure anything up to sixteen inches long. It’s a precisely calibrated ruler eight inches long, set eight inches away from the tip of his pinkie finger. Link | Photo: Greg Flanagan

Extreme Jalapeño Popper Pie

Anything worth doing is worth overdoing. Instructables member bajablue, the inventor of spaghetti in meatballs, understands this principle. This quiche consists of jalapeño poppers filled with chihuahua cheese and then baked inside a Dutch baby crust. Chorizo adds even more kick to an already spicy pie. Link

Awesome Gadgets Used by Real-Life Spies

Is there anything cooler than super-secret spy tech? Maybe, but you can bet that it’s even more super-secret than your clearance allows. These, however, are gadgets we know exist, and they’re used by people who would tell you all about it, but then they’d have to kill you. Spies gather information by watching, listening, and waiting. Eavesdropping [...]

Surreal Sculptures By Alex Chinneck

Brick chimneys are not typically thought of as flexible structures, and slicing through them isn’t anything like slicing through a piece of paper. Well, sculptor Alex Chinneck must have missed the memo on what you can and can’t do with bricks, and his whimsical sculptures blur the boundary between art and home renovation. It’s like shopping [...]