Transformers Cupcakes, Penile Eels, and Other Stories We Didn't Post

So much news passes before our collective eyes every day that we couldn't possibly cover it all. Mostly because much of it isn't worth covering! But here are a some borderline tidbits we passed on, just in case.

Transformers Cupcakes, Penile Eels, and Other Stories We Didn't Post

Transformers-Themed Cupcakes: Exactly What Meets the Eye

Not a gadget. Barely food. But the puns, my god, the puns! [Topless Robot]

Transformers Cupcakes, Penile Eels, and Other Stories We Didn't Post

Eel Swims Up 56-Year Old Man's Urethra

Not a gadget. Not food. But the pain, my god, the pain! [MetroUK]

Transformers Cupcakes, Penile Eels, and Other Stories We Didn't Post

Limewire Still Gets 1.1 Million Unique Visitors/Month Despite Not Being a Website

If you've tried to visit limewire.com any time in the last forever, you've been greeted with nothing but a court order notice and hints of a cartoon. And yet! The site still pulls down more uniques than a lot of professional-type blogs. Joke's on... everybody? [GigaOm]

This Robot Is Going to Run a Triathlon Very, Very Slowly

Panasonic's adorable-ish Evolta robot is expected to swim, bike, and run its way through the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon in approximately 168 hours, which way way longer than a normal human athlete could, but still better than the certain death that many miles of consecutive exercise would mean for the rest of us. [Mashable]


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