Tag Archives: freaky

Robot Telemarketer: I’m Not A Robot

Via TIME Magazine: The phone call came from a charming woman with a bright, engaging voice to the cell phone of a TIME Washington Bureau Chief Michael Scherer. She wanted to offer a deal on health insurance, but something was fishy. When Scherer asked point blank if she was a real person, or a computer-operated robot voice, she replied enthusiastically …

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Google: We Have A Throat Tattoo

Via CNN: Google-owned Motorola Mobility has filed for a patent, published last week, for a system “that comprises an electronic skin tattoo capable of being applied to a throat region of a body.” The patent says the tattoo would communicate with smartphones, gaming devices, tablets and wearable tech like Google Glass via a Bluetooth-style connection and would include a microphone …

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Google Patents “Pay Per Gaze”

This is more than a little bit freaky. Google claims a system that can provide a reliable, low cost, and unobtrusive, eye tracking system could have a variety of useful everyday applications. In particular, it outlines a method for billing advertisers based on the number of times users look at an advert – either online or offline, via a billboard, …

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The Great Cross

The American Jesus writes: When my friend first showed me the website for The Great Cross Alliance I thought it was a parody. I mean, seriously, if someone showed you this picture and said a 3,000 ft long, nearly 2,000 ft wide, and almost 200 ft high cross was going to be built in the middle of the Nevada desert …

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Headline Of The Day

Via Raw Story: The TSA at San Francisco International Airport frisked New Yorker Jonah Falcon after noticing his “very noticeable” package as he went through security on July 9. “I said, ‘It’s my dick,’” Falcon told the Huffington Post, which claims Falcon has the “world’s largest penis.” “He gave me a pat down but made sure to go around [my …

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CDC: There Are No Actual Zombies

You may recall that last year the Centers for Disease Control released its well-received Zombie Apocalypse Report, which was actually their cheeky way of encouraging disaster preparedness. However several recent news items forced the CDC to announce today that there are no actual zombies. “CDC does not know of a virus or condition that would reanimate the dead (or one …

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Men In Film

Here’s a very Godley & Creme-ish morphing of the faces of male actors of the last 80 or so years. I was surprised that I could name almost every single one. (Via – Slog)

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Synchronized Debating

Man, this is freaky. Check out how both candidates repeated the exact same lines with the same exact cadence at all three debates.

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30 To Life For Gay Cannibal

The guy who won Mr. Gay UK in 1993 has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for killing, dismembering, and cooking his former lover. A former winner of a gay beauty contest has been sentenced to life in prison for murder. Anthony Morley, who won Mr Gay UK in 1993, will serve at least 30 years in jail. On …

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Morning View – Bees Danish

OK, so after the first couple of days of being bothered by dive-bombing bees in Berlin, I was thinking I’d come home and blog something like, “Now I know where all our bees have gone. They’re in Berlin.” Then on Sunday we were wandering around Alexanderplatz and decided to stop at a quite lovely looking bakery for something sweet. I …

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Weirdest. Ad Campaign. Ever.

Extended Stay Hotels want you to know that their hotel rooms are so clean you can safely lick any surface. (Click the room key on their home page.) In any case, as Slog notes, surely there is some freak out there masturbating to this. And yes, she licks the toilet.

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