Fake Google SIMs, Real Weird Bikes, and Other Stories We Didn't Post

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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.

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Illustration for article titled Fake Google SIMs, Real Weird Bikes, and Other Stories We Didnt Post

Light Painting in a Can

Light painting is a terrific photographic trick, one that just got cooler-looking with an aerosal-can shaped container with an interchangeable LED in place of a nozzle. It's just an art project, though, and actually manages to be less practical than just holding up an LED in your hand, right? Right. [PetaPixel]

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Illustration for article titled Fake Google SIMs, Real Weird Bikes, and Other Stories We Didnt Post

Fake Google SIM Card Is a Google Card Sim

You can tell that this alleged Google SIM card is fake for two reasons. 1) It doesn't make any sense. 2) It's not accompanied by a twee ad campaign. Okay, okay, three reasons: the people who made it up admitted to making it up.

Illustration for article titled Fake Google SIMs, Real Weird Bikes, and Other Stories We Didnt Post

I Want to Ride My (Weird) Bicycle, I Want to Ride My (Weird) Bike

Guests at a W Hotel in London will be able to ride this steel strip-wheeled novelty bike all around the city until late October. I can't decide if I'm more jealous that I don't get to ride it myself or that I don't get to laugh at the people trying to navigate it around Piccadilly Circus. [Fast Company]

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I´m sure the spring steel will take care of absorbing any shocks induced by the pavement, but... where are the brakes? And, as the previous commenter noted, steel doesn´t exactly do very well in the traction dept., so if you do get as far as Picadilly Circus, it´s probably there where you´ll be convinced that traction and brakes are essential to a pleasurable bike ride in London, or any other place.

p.s. Te twee tweedehands tweewieler´s tweede dag kostte twee mensen twee euries om twee uur twee kilometer te rijden. Ah.. I love the word =)

p.s. 2 look it up in giggle translations and you´ll find it a perfect sentence.