HDE 55x Zoom Compact Monocular Keeps Your Eye on the Prize

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One of life’s simple truths: you can see more with one eye open than with two eyes closed. And when that one eye is enhanced with the power of an HDE 55x Zoom Compact Monocular, then you can see a whole lot …continue reading

Lily Allen Responds to the URL Badmen Among Us

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When trolls try to bring you down on the Internet, you can feed into their negativity like a sucker, or you can get back at them through the power of music. Lily Allen took the latter approach, and I think it’s the better approach. What …continue reading

A Wide and Personal LG 34UM95 Review

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This is a sponsored post written on behalf of LG, but all opinions expressed are 100% my own. If you’d like to know more about specs and features of the LG 34UM95, I talked about them over here!

For the longest time, I’ve …continue reading

Star Theater Pro Turns Your Ceiling into the Night Sky

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If you live in a brightly lit city or a place that’s cloudy all the time, you may not realize the heavenly splendor of an unobstructed night sky that hangs right above your head. But you don’t have to move out to the boondocks to …continue reading

The Game of Thrones Bunch?

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The Wil Wheaton Project promises us some pretty twisted laughs ahead if this Game of Thrones/Brady Bunch opening title mashup is any indication…

I can’t wait to see how they kill off Cousin Oliver.

[From The Game of …continue reading

LG 34UM95: World’s First 34-inch 21:9 UltraWide QHD Monitor

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This is a sponsored post written on behalf of LG, but all opinions expressed are 100% my own. If you’d like a more personal review of the LG 34UM95, I did one over here!

Multiple monitors might be one way to display visual …continue reading

How to Win at Recording Video

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Oh, Internet! We like to have fun with you. Jon Prosser and Brian Shoop from Front Page Tech and I have been making these OMG videos for our patrons; here’s how you can win at recording video… in a reverse psychology …continue reading

How to Get Started with Doctor Who

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Hello World, I’m Chris Pirillo — and this is another TGIF, filled with Tips, Guidance, Information, and Facts!

Today’s Topic? How to get started with Doctor Who.

A lot of people have been lucky enough to grow …continue reading

30th Anniversary of Ghostbusters Infographic Saves Monday

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For the 30th anniversary of Ghostbusters, Mike Seiders of SDRS Creative crafted a beautiful infographic of interesting tidbits about not just the first movie, but Ghostbusters II, as well. RIP, Harold Ramis.

I was having a lousier than usual Monday until I saw this. Bustin’ …continue reading

Bad Lip Reading Makes American Idol Weirder Than The Gong Show

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About the only way I’ll tolerate a televised talent contest is when it’s a Bad Lip Reading televised talent contest. (Or The Gong Show, but let’s focus on what we do have instead of pining for what we don’t.)

“You don’t really want a …continue reading

Transformers Season One DVD Set Beats Bay Any Day

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Before Bjork ever sang about cars being asleep inside mountains, Transformers Season One began airing and set a course that has ultimately led to this weekend’s blockbuster release of Extinction. Regardless of your opinion of the Transformers movies (I happen to believe that Michael Bay …continue reading

Beer Bottle Music: Michael Jackson’s Billie Jean

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For most of us, it’s what’s inside of beer bottles that tends to coax the music out. How else could karaoke have become such a phenomenon among otherwise shy coworkers and moping barflies when happy hour’s had its way? Anyway, the Bottle Boys from Denmark …continue reading

Star Wars Theme as Interpreted by a Swedish Street Musician

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Anders Flanderz is a Swedish one-man band who does no disservice to the epic theme from Star Wars by bringing it to the streets of Stockholm on accordion, xylophone, horns, and various percussive implements.

His multitasking is impressive… most impressive.

[From Swedish Street …continue reading

Gummy Night Light is Wireless and Colorized

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This Gummy Night Light is wireless and colorized and a shining beacon in the darkness for those of us who are either afraid of the dark or afraid to trip over things in the dark. To anyone who has to get up …continue reading

Simulating Summer Week with Great Realism

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Now that Memorial Day has heralded in the unofficial beginning of summer, let’s call this… Summer Week? Will you be going outside a lot more (not something that I’d ever recommend), or would you rather spend it indoors playing a Realistic Summer Sports …continue reading

Pondering Science in the Game of Thrones Universe

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Most of us are big fans of Game of Thrones here at LockerGnome. We’re also fans of science. So when the PBS-produced YouTube series It’s Okay To Be Smart decided to explain some of the anomalies of the Game of Thrones universe with science, well, …continue reading

Battlestar Galactica: The Complete Series 71% off – TODAY ONLY!

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If you’re a fan of the Battlestar Galactica reboot and you’ve been saying that you’ll “get around to” getting the complete series on DVD “one of these days,” I’m here to tell you that the wait is over. Today is the day!

Why the urgency? …continue reading

Doctor Who: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Daleks

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You just knew there had to be an entry for Daleks in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Andrew Orton’s Channel gives us the skinny:

“Daleks are powered by static electricity and hate…”

[From Doctor Who: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Daleks (The …continue reading

David Lynch’s Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi

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Most of us have a strong opinion about whether David Lynch’s version of Dune is a barely watchable piece of sandworm dung or a visionary masterwork. (For the record, I like it, but I agree that it’s not for everyone.) But what …continue reading

Nintendo Marriage Equality is Virtually Eventual

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If you haven’t caught Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Sundays at 11 p.m.) on HBO, I highly recommend it. Even if you don’t have HBO, you can catch a lot of great clips on YouTube the day after the show on which they appeared …continue reading

Bad Lip Readings of the Twilight Saga

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Sparkling vampires are certainly an appropriate way to wrap up Glow Week — especially if they know where to find that assassin pig you’ve been looking for. It only seems like nonsense until you allow the Bad Lip Reading people to explain.

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Voldemort’s Final Horcrux Discovered in Unlikely Place

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The PistolShrimps discover the awful secret about why their trusty relic of a Nokia 3310 is so resilient.

“It’s indestructible! I’ve smashed it, like, a million times. Never breaks!”

[From Voldemort's Final Horcrux by PistolShrimps]

Glowing Blue Ride on Red Tide by the Seaside

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Red tides — sometimes-toxic algal blooms of overabundant phytoplankton along coasts — can be detrimental to the health of everything from fish to manatees to sea lions to humans. But there’s no denying that the resulting bioluminescence is a captivating consolation prize — as seen …continue reading

You Win or You Restart in Video Game of Thrones

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Grabbing our attention for the second time today, NicksplosionFX is on fire! Here’s how he imagines the intro to Game of Thrones would look if it were set in the Super Mario World. As he says:

Mario always pays his debts… …continue reading

NES: Once You Press Start, You Can’t Look Away

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NicksplosionFX gives us a look at every NES (that’s Nintendo Entertainment System for you youngsters) start screen (in alphabetical order, no less!) and it takes about as long as your average art house flick — just a popcorn break under three hours. I …continue reading

Don’t Shy Away! Dancing Bats Only Want to Delight You

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Like spiders and snakes, bats seem to get a bad reputation from a portion of the populace for being somehow “creepy.” Maybe it’s because old-school vampires like Count Dracula could take on the form of a bat and flit about the night sky in search …continue reading

Honest Trailers Take on Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones

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Who do you think would win a fight between Darth Saruman and a Jedi Dickhead? Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones came out more than 10 years ago. We should be able to laugh about it now, right? The Screen Junkies give …continue reading

How to Make Glowing Water

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Water that glows in blacklight can be a visually impressive party favor, decoration, or — as YouTube commenter SNAKY put it — “this is great for water-cooling the gaming PCs and putting ultra violet lights inside!”

In this short video, …continue reading

Disney’s Frozen as a Horror Movie

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It’s fun to imagine how our favorite movies might look if they were directed in genres drastically different from the originals. Like The Shining as a romantic comedy. Or Mary Poppins as a supernatural thriller. Or The Muppets as …continue reading

Real-Life TRON: Legacy Light Cycle Kicks off Glow Week

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You may remember that Parker Brothers Choppers brought the visually stunning Light Cycle from TRON: Legacy into the real world and had a contest to give it away back in 2010. But if you don’t remember, here’s a reminder.

We figured this …continue reading