Tiny, 8-bit console designed for hackability and homebrew game development

Pocket CHIP is a tiny, $50, ARM-based pocket games console with a full keyboard and a Bluetooth interface. Read the rest

Sex doll mistaken as angel by Indonesian villagers

After a solar eclipse last month, a fisher in Indonesia's Banggai island region found a female figure floating in the sea. He brought the figure to his remote village where some believed it to be a bidadari, a kind of angel.

Police noticed images of the figure on social media along with reports that the fisher spotted the angel "stranded and crying." The police investigated and quickly determined that the angel was in fact a sex doll. According to the BBC, the police confiscated the doll. What a shame.

"They have no internet, they don't know what a sex toy is," the police chief said.

(BBC)

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A particularly good tall-truck-hits-overhead-sign video

Ah, to know that the driver is oblivious to his or her impending doom. This video, said to be of an unfortunate trucker in Saudi Arabia, is almost as good as the legendary truck-scalping bridge of Durham.

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The perils of group blogging in one gif

Say, I'll bet our readers will love this wonderful thing! I'll just spend 20 minutes meticulously creating this gif. Sure hope no one else saw this wonderful thing yet. ::rechecks scheduled posts:: Read the rest