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  1. Geekolinks

    Geekolinks 4/17

    Yup, preeeeeetty sure that cat is trying to kill you. We've also got 28 birthday traditions from around the world, Edward Snowden asking Putin some tough questions on live TV, and a Benedict Cumberbatch coloring book on this morning's Geekolinks.

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  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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