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PhantomX Hexapod

(YouTube link) The PhantomX robot has been around for a while. This demo shows its activities running Phoenix code, and features children who are not nearly as afraid of this creepy crawly thing as they should be. Now imagine this machine covered in battle armor with guns mounted above and below. Then imagine it covered in [...]

Shell Cottage from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

In the real world, Shell Cottage was a temporary film set erected in the sand dunes of Freshwater West in Pembrokeshire, Wales. In another world, it was something special. Described in the book as a “lonely and beautiful place”, Shell Cottage was the home of Bill Weasley and Fleur Delacour and served as a safe house [...]

Alice’s Bucket List

When British teenager Alice Pyne found she had terminal cancer, she made a “bucket list” of things she wanted to do before she died. That was four years ago. One year ago, she started a blog and posted her list, but acknowledged that “some are possible, some will remain a dream.”    She quickly became something [...]

Arizona Penguins to be Left Homeless

The historic Eastman Gin in Phoenix, Arizona, is going to be dismantled. The town council has allocated $70,000 for the demolition of the 84-year-old gin. Town officials say the cotton gin, which operated until 2005, is structurally unsound and filled with roosting penguins. They’re concerned that the town will be liable if someone is hurt inside. It’s [...]

Courtroom Suicide?

Moments after being convicted for arson of his Phoenix, Arizona, mansion, an ex-Wall Street trader collapsed and later died. Looking back at the video clip, authorities are now wondering if that was actually a [...]

When The Muppets and X-Men Collide

Miss Piggy actually makes a pretty decent Phoenix, after all, she certainly is fiery and powerful, but Beaker as Mageito, that one I’m not so sure about. What do you guys think of Ken Haeser’s casting decisions? Link Via io9

The Best Geeky Yo Mama Jokes Ever

(Video Link) Yo mama’s so fat that she’s bigger than both the outside and the inside of the TARDIS. And don’t get me started on yo mama’s looks. Geeks at the Alabama Phoenix Festival recited ten great and terrible yo mama jokes. They saved the best one for end. -via The Mary Sue Previously: Nerdy Yo Mama Jokes

The 12 Times NHL Goalies Scored Goals Themselves

ADAM HUNGER/Reuters/Landov New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur, who has helped lead his team to the Stanley Cup Finals, is part of an exclusive club. Brodeur is one of 10 goalies who has scored a goal in an NHL game and one of two goalies who has scored twice. Here’s the complete list. 1. Billy Smith, 1979 Smith, [...]

School Forfeited Baseball Game Rather Than Playing A Girl

Mesa Prep second baseman Paige Sultzbach, image: Facebook There’s no crying in baseball, and now we learn that there’s also no playing against girls in baseball. At least, that’s what happened in Arizona last [...]