If Iron Man Wore a Watch It Would Look Exactly Like This

HYT Watches has made a name for itself in the horological world with timepieces that use fluids pumped through bellows and tubes to display the time. And while its new Skull watch is just a fun variation on its older HYT H1 and H2, superheroes and super-villains alike will no doubt be clambering to strap one to their… » 1/30/15 12:40pm 1/30/15 12:40pm

This is Hitler's skull

You're looking at an x-ray of Hitler's skull, now up for auction starting at $100. It was part of a 47-page 1945 classified report issued by the US Military Intelligence Service Center that "contained highly-detailed data obtained from Adolf Hitler's six chief physicians." » 2/19/14 4:05am 2/19/14 4:05am

Infections Fight To The Death Inside This 3D-Printed Chimpanzee Skull

A research team at the University of Texas, led by chemists Jodi Connell, Marvin Whiteley, and Jason Shear, has 3D-printed this microscopic chimpanzee skull, which later served as an unsettling proof-of-concept for printing "microscopic houses" to trap bacteria, forming "tiny zoos for the study of infections." » 10/07/13 7:13pm 10/07/13 7:13pm

The TSA Found Human Skull Fragments Inside a Clay Pot

This is unsettling. The TSA found something wonkier and more gruesome than your usual box cutter or vibrator or even loaded gun this week: they found an actual human skull. Yeah. At Fort Lauderdale Airport, TSA screeners discovered that the remains of a human skull and its teeth were hidden inside clay pots. The skull… » 4/26/13 11:00pm 4/26/13 11:00pm

Dude Has 75 Percent of His Skull Replaced By 3D-Printed Replica

A man has had the first ever 3D-printed skull-replacement fitted, swapping out a whole 75 per cent of the bone in his head for a man-made replacement. » 3/08/13 5:49am 3/08/13 5:49am

American Heads Are Getting Larger

America is a nation of fat-heads. But hey, don't shoot the messenger; we're just passing on the news from a recent study, which suggests that the heads of white Americans are growing in volume, year-on-year. » 5/30/12 7:20pm 5/30/12 7:20pm

Why Woodpeckers Don't Get Brain Damage From Pecking All Day

If a human tried chopping wood with his head, he'd lose at least one eye and sustain permanent brain damage. But woodpeckers do it all the live long day and sustain zero headular damage. How do they do it? » 4/10/12 1:00am 4/10/12 1:00am

This Guy Didn't Know He Shot Himself in the Head with a Nail Gun

Dante Autullo is a tough guy. He's also, according to his wife, a very accident prone guy. So when he accidentally hit his head with a nail gun and only saw a scratch, he didn't think anything of it... EVEN THOUGH HE HAD A FREAKING NAIL LODGED IN HIS BRAIN. » 1/22/12 11:00am 1/22/12 11:00am

The Hunt to Find Mona Lisa's Skull

A team of researchers in Italy are on the hunt to find the real Mona Lisa. That lawn mower looking machine they're holding is actually a geo-radar device that will scan the ground to locate the skull of the mysterious woman with an even more mysterious smile. » 4/27/11 10:40pm 4/27/11 10:40pm

Ice Age People Used Human Skulls As Cups

Bones recently excavated at a cave in Southwestern England show that some 14,700 years ago, people used human skulls as cups. The people of the Ice Age even had the decency to clean the skulls of any soft tissue and use stone tools to shape the skulls to be more cup-like. Resourceful, I guess. [PLoS One via Wired] » 2/17/11 9:40am 2/17/11 9:40am

To the Moon, Then the Skull

Space imagery traditionally celebrates a sense of wonder and thrill of the unknown. But the 'Houston, We Have a Problem' t-shirt chooses a shocking, cryptic aesthetic. $25 (or less with discount code 'TAKE40'), if that's your thing. [PublicDomain via boingboing] » 4/19/10 7:00pm 4/19/10 7:00pm

Metal Skull Table Lamp Is Beyond Creepy

Well, this is the most terrifying table lamp I've ever seen. Why anybody would want to stare at this thing every time they sit on the couch is beyond me. » 2/25/09 4:00pm 2/25/09 4:00pm

Intricate Steampunk Mouse Might Have Gone A Bit Far With the Whole…

Daniel Pon needed to make a steampunk mouse to accompany his tricked-out keyboard and monitor, so he got to work, and perhaps a little carried away. The end result is impressive. And kind of nauseating. » 12/09/08 6:52am 12/09/08 6:52am

MP3-Playing, Photo Frame Skull Belt Buckle is Gothic Gadget Wrongness

Sadly this doesn't have "I am become death, the bringer of MP3s" inscribed upon it—it'd chime nicely with the ohmygod tackiness of the Digital Skull Belt Buckle. It's in fact so terrible it's wonderful: A metal belt-buckle in the shape of a skull with interchangeable modules in a cutout in the forehead. One's a cheesy… » 11/17/08 5:52am 11/17/08 5:52am

Solid Alliance Goes Goth, Crams 2GB RAM into Skull Ring

A skull ring with 2GB of RAM squeezed inside. Scary. What else is there to say? It'll go nicely with your skull-and-bones motif keyboard and mouse » 10/21/08 5:20am 10/21/08 5:20am... but probably won't cheer you up on a dreary winter's morn. Particularly when you find out one will set you back $145. [ via ]

Papercraft Skull with Moving Jaw, Just in Time for Halloween

This Papercraft skull has a tab on the back that you can pull and make it talk, scaring the children, and maybe even your pets. Download the PDF, and you can make one for yourself, just in time for the big day. After the jump, we have a very special hat you can wear for your Halloween festivities. » 10/25/07 12:50pm 10/25/07 12:50pm

Skull MP3 Player is Classy, Scary

Halloween may only last for a day (not counting November 1 cleanup efforts), but with the MP4 Skull Buckle with Line In Control player, goths can experience their favorite day of the year all year long. Not only is this thing shaped like a skull, it's got an FM tuner, MP3/WMA audio support, MTV/DMV/AMV video support,… » 10/08/07 3:00pm 10/08/07 3:00pm

Skull PCB Bracelet Brings Back High School Memories

A Livejournal user with the lovely moniker "vomitsaw" has crafted some equally lovely skull bracelets from copper printed circuit boards, which are etched by hand and sport AV plug fasteners. Apparently there's been enough interest in these very '80s ornaments to lure the goth/geek (geek/goth?) craftsman into the … » 9/17/07 8:54am 9/17/07 8:54am

Heady SkullCam: Evil Eye Keeps You In Line

The Chinese manufacturer of this skull-shaped webcam must've gotten its dates mixed up, this being more of a Halloween item than anything else, but what better way to conjure up a menacing mood for a dreaded WebCam meeting than using this SkullCam? » 11/28/06 4:30pm 11/28/06 4:30pm