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Transformers Cupcakes, Penile Eels, 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.


Transformers-Themed Cupcakes: Exactly What Meets the Eye

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


Eel Swims Up 56-Year Old Man's Urethra

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

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

If you've tried to visit 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]


Left Behind is our daily collection of chaff we didn't think was quite good enough to post on its own, and why.