Listen to the First-Ever Recording of a Musical Performance from 134…

This is the oldest recording of an American voice and the first-ever recording of a musical performance. Recorded by a Thomas Edison-invented phonograph in 1878, the audio recording (which lasts 78 seconds) is pretty much "as far back as we can go" in terms of the history of recorded sound. » 10/25/12 10:00pm 10/25/12 10:00pm

Here's an Office Prank Anyone Can Do Cheaply and In No Time

Just grab a few rolls of Reynolds and turn any cubicle into the Lunar Module. Extra bonus: Protection against radio-frequency snooping. Extra extra bonus: Everywhere is a good place to place your sandwich. [Stuff I Stole From the Internet] » 7/25/11 10:40am 7/25/11 10:40am

Important Tin Foil Hat Testing, For Crazies

First of all, it's not a tin foil hat. It's a tin foil safety tuque. Second of all, it's finally been scientifically proven that it guards your brain from a wireless modem's signals. The jury's still out on mind control. » 5/11/10 10:00pm 5/11/10 10:00pm

Tin Foil Sanctuary Shields Crazy From Pesky World Built Upon Logic

When a clearly sane man couldn't convince his wife to line their home in tinfoil, he moved his most prized possessions into the garage. » 3/03/10 6:40pm 3/03/10 6:40pm

Counter-Surveillance Device: Every Bunker Should Have One

I'm writing this from under the sofa. Because they're watching me, you know. The Feds. They are - I can feel it in my toenails, which haven't stopped tingling all day. And until I finish knitting my tinfoil bikini and matching peek-a-boo balaclava, I'm not leaving my hiding place. It might be different if I had $350,… » 3/05/07 7:05am 3/05/07 7:05am