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New Jersey Summons German Shepherd for Jury Duty

Jury duty is ruff, but this is ridiculous! I bet that gave the defendant paws! He'll take a bite out of crime! We've got a million of these, guys. Read on...
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  1. Weird

    New Jersey Summons German Shepherd for Jury Duty

    Everyone has a right to a jury of pee-ers, at least in Cumberland County, where a German Shepherd named IV Griner recently received a jury summons.

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  2. Entertainment

    Jean Claude Van Damme Hated Being the Predator, Because Its “Green Screen” Suit Looked Dumb

    Did you know Jean Claude Van Damme was supposed to play the Predator? Probably not, because no one properly explained to him that the bright red rubber suit he was wearing wouldn't actually appear on film, so he quit. Thanks to this video, we now know the truth behind Van Damme's quest to finally show off his martial arts skills.

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  3. Entertainment

    Kermit and Fozzie Talk Existence and Ennui in 1979 Camera Test

    Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear, voiced by Jim Henson and Frank Oz respectively, got into some deep stuff while talking for a camera test from The Muppet Movie. Is Fozzie a real bear? Fozzie also does a comedy set for cows, and Miss Piggy pressures Kermit into buying a house they can't afford.

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  4. Entertainment

    Super Mario Bros. Theme Song Played on Wine Glasses and a Frying Pan Will Make You Feel Like You’re on a Cruise Ship

    Whatever it is you're doing, just stop for a few minutes and check out Dan Newbie playing the Super Mario Bros. theme song with a couple of pencils on 48 wine glasses filled with tap water. The frying pan percussion is also an especially nice touch.

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  5. Science

    Why Are Babies Cute? Because Science, That’s Why! Let AsapSCIENCE Explain

    Babies are cute, sure, but why are they cute? AsapSCIENCE explains the science of "Baby Schema" and why we just want to pinch those widdle cheeks. Conversely, Earth Unplugged explains the science behind why some animals are so very ugly.

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  6. Science

    Bioengineers Inject Cockroaches with DNA Nanobots, Time to Surrender to Our Insect Overlords

    It seems to be universal knowledge that if were ever invaded by aliens, cockroaches would most likely survive. Cockroaches will probably survive anything apocalyptic as proven in Fallout 3 after having to fight off those oversized nightmares. However, scientists thought it would be a swell idea to inject cockroaches with DNA nanobots.

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  7. Science

    Digital Mirror Allows People To See Their Organs

    Most of us are probably curious of what our insides look like beneath our skin. Initially, the notion of being able to see what lies underneath our flesh sounds amazing, but imagine actually standing in front of a mirror that revealed everything. We're pretty much seeing what TSA agents at the airport see when we walk through those body scans.

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  8. Science

    Scientists Announce That Artificial Mass Produced Blood Could Soon Be A Reality

    Scientists in Britain and Transylvania (seriously) have been hard at work creating mass-produced blood that can power a clumsy human body, but doesn't need to come from one. British scientist Marc Turner told the media on Monday that industrial mass production of artificial human blood could be a reality in the very near future.

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  9. Entertainment

    Wait, Why Is Amazing Spider-Man 2 Getting a Post-Credit Sequence from Days of Future Past?

    Marvel movies have trained their nerd audiences well; most of us will sit through the entire credit sequence of a film before we even think about getting up to leave the theater. Now it looks like Sony and Fox, AKA the reasons Wolverine and Spider-Man will never get to hang out with Tony Stark, are hoping to capitalize on that training.

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  10. Science

    Science Says Couples Who Sleep Close Together Are Happier, We Say Shove It, Science

    According to a study on the sleeping habits of couples, those who sleep farther than one inch away from their partner are less likely to be happy. Well, that's what the numbers show anyway, but numbers can be a bit misleading, and I'm 100% sure my fiancée is happier keeping my body's nuclear sleep temperature way on the other side of the bed.

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  11. Gaming

    Twitch Wants You to Play God and Control Another Player’s Fate in Choice Chamber

    People had a lot of fun playing Twitch Plays Pokémon, and it generated a lot of talk about whether Twitch was a viable gaming platform on top of being a hugely successful streaming service. Well, it looks like Twitch has decided that it is certainly a gaming platform, and the company is helping to fund a crowd-generated game.

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  12. Weird

    Domino’s Now Offers Pizza With Fried Chicken Instead of Dough

    Domino's just launched a new product called "Specialty Chicken," which sounds much worse than it is, and it sounds pretty bad. "Specialty Chicken" is a pizza that replaces dough with chicken then adds sauce, cheese, and other toppings. They also launched a new slogan with "Failure is an Option." It sure is, Domino's. It sure is.

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  13. Geekosystem Podcast
    Episode 26: Pretty Little Lizards
    4/15/14 @ 1:04 pm
    Is this podcast an Illuminati conspiracy?
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  14. Science

    Babies Keep Parents Sleep Deprived on Purpose So They Don’t Make Any More Babies

    Any new parent can tell you that sleeping through the night is a rare experience after babby is formed. According to Harvard biology professor David Haig, that may be on purpose. He says that babies intentionally wake parents up for overnight feedings to keep them from... making more babies.

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  15. Entertainment

    I Love My Mom But I Hate The “World’s Toughest Job” Viral Video

    By now many of us have probably seen the viral video for "The World's Toughest Job." I was afraid my frustration with the ad stemmed from being a soulless millennial, but thankfully I'm not the leader of the #World'sToughestJob backlash--plenty of others are upset and offended by American Greetings' and cardstore's shameless ad.

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  16. Entertainment

    Captain Underpants Needs More Censorship than an Erotic Adult Novel Because that Makes Total Sense

    Captain Underpants, a graphic novel intended for children, holds the #1 spot for the most challenged book for two years in a row-- beating E.L. James Fifty Shades of Grey, which ranked #4. Yup, a comic about an imagined superhero who prefers to not wear any pants is a lot more raunchy than awful descriptions of porn.

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  17. Gaming

    The Saga Is Complete With Super Smash Wars: Return of the Hero Part 2

    We can't get enough of Super Smash Wars, but this is going to have to do, because its reference-fueled brilliance has finally reached the end of the original Star Wars trilogy. Of course, it could go on and do the prequel movies, but who wants that? Actually, I do. It would be better than the real prequel movies.

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  18. Uncategorized

    Science Says Beards are Only Sexy When Not Everybody Has a Beard

    Today in "stuff you already know if you like dudes and you live in Brooklyn," a recent study seems to suggest that men with beards are only considered more attractive when they're surrounded by a bunch of their clean-shaven friends, and vice versa.  So, you know. This explains a lot about The Hobbit fandom.

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  19. Weird

    Buyer Beware: The “World’s Most Haunted Island” Is For Sale

    Who wouldn't want to have their own island in Venice? Romantic views, historic architecture, great gondola parking--living on Poveglia should be any eccentric millionaire's dream. Providing you know a good exorcist, that is.

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  20. Weird

    Missing Child Found Inside Claw Machine

    A three-year-old boy in Lincoln, Nebraska went missing yesterday. Thankfully the boy was quickly found completely unharmed -- inside a claw machine. How many quarters do you think it took to get him out?

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  21. Entertainment

    Old X-Men Meet Young X-Men in the Final Trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past

    With just over a month to go until its May 23rd release, we've got the final trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past, and it's got a whole lot of mutants, sentinels, plot, and explosions. It all looks pretty good, too, aside from Quicksilver's hairpiece. Seriously, no one thought that maybe didn't look right?

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  22. Entertainment

    Hogwarts is Real and It’s Now Offering Online Courses

    Do you miss school so much that you'd start taking totally fake classes in made-up magical subjects? God, you're such an effin' Ravenclaw. Also, put down the grad school applications for a second. We've got something better for you: namely, a website called Hogwarts is Here.

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  23. Geekolinks

    Geekolinks 4/16

    Sure, the "wet floor caution sign in the middle of a pool" joke isn't original, but it certainly never gets old. We've got that, the Eisner Award nomination list for 2014, high schools full of snakes, the physics of Captain America's shield, and more on today's Geekolinks.

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  24. Gaming

    League of Legends Bots Will Soon Play Like People

    Playing a complicated strategy/fighting game with artificial intelligence can always be a bit of a crap shoot. You don't have to worry about a fellow player leaving you out to dry, but AI is also usually fiendishly stupid. Now with a new update, LoL bots will maybe be a little dumb so when you need them to be.

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  25. Entertainment

    Honest Trailer for Wolf of F%@king Wall Street Tries to Out F%@k the Actual Movie

    Screen Junkies is back with another Honest Trailer. This time around they're pointing out all the sex, swearing, and "Martin Scorsese-isms" of Wolf of Wall Street. As ever, this Honest Trailer hilariously points out what's absurd about a movie. They're also hung up on DiCaprio not having an Oscar.

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  26. Gaming

    Metroid and Other Nintendo LEGO CUUSOO Sets Make Us Wish for an Official Partnership

    LEGO CUUSOO sets can be pretty well done, but there isn't one that is perhaps as big of a no-brainer for "this should just be something LEGO already makes" as Nintendo-themed LEGO sets. Nintendo and LEGO are giants in their markets, and those markets overlap in a big way. Why am I not playing with LEGO Samus right now?

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  27. Tech

    We Could Watch This 3D Printed Stop Motion Bear All Day And We Will

    A lot of people are worried that CGI will replace stop motion animation because it's less time-consuming and ultimately less expensive. If this little guy is any indication, however, then stop motion will never go away, because there will always be someone willing to put in a ridiculous amount of effort to make it happen.

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  28. Entertainment

    Game of Thrones Continues to Break Piracy Records

    Game of Thrones may not be the most watched show on television, but it's certainly the most pirated. It's set yet another record for being illegally downloaded online. HBO didn't seem to care much the last two times this happened, so will this time be any different?

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  29. Tech

    TL;DR Wikipedia Distills the Internet’s Vast Knowledge Into Short, Sarcastic Barbs

    There's a lot of information on the Internet, so it can be hard to know just where to turn when you want a concise explanation of any given subject. That's where TL;DR Wikipedia comes in. They take all of the "knowledge" and "facts" and reduce it to easily remembered, sarcastic flash cards.

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  30. Space

    Cassini May Have Captured an Image of Saturn’s Rings Giving Birth to a New Moon: “Peggy”

    The Cassini spacecraft has been bringing us great shots of Saturn for a while now, but this new image may shed some light on a pretty rare phenomenon: the formation of a moon. It appears that particles on the outer edges of Saturn's rings are forming together and may be showing us how Saturn got so many moons.

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  31. Weird

    Whoever Wrote This Librarian Job Listing Really Knows Their Hogwarts Staff

    If you want to become a Library Director in Boulder, Colorado you apparently need more than a Master of Library Science: you also should be like Harry Potter. Sorry, Madam Pince, your tough love continues to be unappreciated.

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