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Barf from Spaceballs at the New York Comic Con 2012

Our pal from CoolThings went to the New York Comic Con 2012 and came back over 90 photos of cosplayers strutting their stuff – they’re all in this one post: Link – Thanks Sunny! I [...]

Sunny Sings the Addams Family

(YouTube link) Sunny looks like Pikachu, but he’s a yellow cockatiel. Here he shows off his musical talents with the theme from the TV show The Addams Family. -via Buzzfeed

Is This The Geekiest Wedding Ever?

What do you get when you combine Star Wars, zombies, Reservoir Dogs and It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia? You get the awesome photos from Deyanna and Dustin’s geektastically amazing wedding. If the pictures aren’t enough to sell you on this wedding, consider this: the maid of honor and best man did a reading from Calvin [...]

Jabba the Hutt LEGO

Our pal Sunny from CoolThings went to the Toy Fair 2012 in New York and snapped this photo of a very cool Star Wars LEGO set featuring Jabba the Hutt. That must be one big brick! Link [...]

5 Questions: How Do You Like Your Eggs?

Scrambled? Sunny side up? Today’s 5 Questions quiz asks: How Do You Like Your Eggs?

Human Hamster Wheel Powers a Text Message Printer

What do you get when you invite a bunch of hackers for a few days of creating fun things? How about a human-sized hamster wheel that powers a text message printer? The cool creation by 1.21 Jigawatts (presumably a Back to the Future fan) from Minneapolis, MN, won first prize of the 2011 Red Bull Creation [...]

A Brief History of Canned Laughter

Before television came along, comedy was largely a social thing. If you were seeing comedy live on stage or in a movie, you were likely seeing it with other people. And you had to listen to them all laugh. The guy two rows behind you with the forced belly laugh he uses for jokes he [...]

Steve Spangler’s Soda Geyser Car

Steve Spangler has produced several toys based on the Coke/Mentos reaction, such as the Mentos Geyser Tube and the Soda Geyser Depth Charge Kit. The newest, the Soda Geyser Car, was introduced at Toy Fair 2011, which is still going on in New York City. Cool Things has two videos of the car in action, [...]

How & Why Do Leaves Change Color?

Despite their astonishing record of losses when dealing with lumberjacks and beavers, trees are pretty tough customers. Their trunks, branches, roots and twigs are all more than capable of enduring a winter’s worth of freezing temperatures, snow, sleet and hail. Their leaves, though? Eh, not so tough. The broad, thin leaves of a broadleaf tree [...]