Butt-Crack Detector: Plumbers Are So Hot These Days

Instructables posted a guide to creating a plumbers'-crack detector, using a LilyPad Arduino » 10/25/08 9:00am 10/25/08 9:00am controller, a vibrating motor, and a photoresistor to measure how much light is beaming into your crack. When the photoresistor comes uncovered, the motor starts to vibrate, letting you know that your "coin slot" is exposed and…

7 Prisoners Have Surgery To Remove Cellphones Stuck "Up There"

37 prisoners in a Pakistan jail were caught hiding cellphones » 9/02/08 1:43pm 9/02/08 1:43pm inside their bodies—presumably their rectums. And for 30 of said prisoners, life continued as normal once the phones were removed. But for an unlucky 7, those stuffing themselves with smartphones, nature couldn't take its course. So they underwent…

Criminal Voyeur Hides Cellphone Up Butt To Escape From Cops

BoingBoing found this story of a cellphone camera voyeur trying to snap pics of a naked gal at a tanning salon before someone called the cops on him. This wouldn't be interesting at all except for the fact that when the cops came, the guy kept denying that he did anything until the cops searched him twice and found a… » 6/24/08 9:50pm 6/24/08 9:50pm

Butt Butt Water Butt Is Buttugly Rain Tank for Treehugging Buttburglars

The Butt Butt, a rain-collecting 56-gallon water tank with a tap up its crack brings to us all the wrong (tubgirl) images, which makes it even worse than the alien sex doll, the mechanical singing urinal, and Spongebob's butt thermometer, although perhaps not as wrong as the Jesuswitch. "Buyer" Camilla Kaylee gives it… » 4/15/08 1:10pm 4/15/08 1:10pm

DIY Laser Security System Will Entrap Any Burglar Except Catherine…

What do you do when you have a few transistors, some capacitors, a lot of mirrors, a bunch of HandiTak and one laser? If you are McGyver, probably a intercontinental ballistic missile interceptor. If you are Kipkay, you'll do a laser-based home alarm system similar to the one used in Entrapment, the movie. And if this… » 3/03/08 7:40pm 3/03/08 7:40pm

Holiday Office Party Tip: Don't Break The Copy Machine With Your Ass

Ho, ho, it's lock-step corporate fun and binge drinking time again. Gizmodo wants you to enjoy your company's annual excuse to watch your colleagues make asses of themselves responsibly. Our advice this year? Don't sit on the copy machine. At least if you are in the UK, where 32 percent of Canon technicians say they… » 11/25/05 1:30pm 11/25/05 1:30pm