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Google is suspending Map Maker, the service that allows anyone to contribute to Google Maps, following a prank submission that showed the Android mascot urinating on an Apple logo. When the mapping mischief was first discovered, most of us had a good chuckle and wondered who was responsible. Inevit...

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If you're the type of man that enjoys dry feet and pants, you'd better think twice before emptying your bladder in Hamburg, Germany. Pee against a wall in the city's historic red light district and there's a good chance that your stream will come back to bite you thanks to a coat of nano-paint....

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As a new parent, there are some issues that I can't see with the naked eye. Things like dehydration and bacterial infections can go unnoticed in little tykes, but there's a group of engineering students that's are looking to help. A team from University of California, Riverside developed The Diape...

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Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven days. Remember when we told you last week that we live in a strange world? Well, we had no idea what we were talking about. Seriously, things are about to get a whole lot weirder. High school is certain...

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If you've been anxiously anticipating an update on the current state of pee-based bathroom gaming technology, urine luck! In the above news brief, Next Media Animation and its eclectic, somewhat terrifying and consistently hilarious 3D side show takes a look at gaming technology designed to mak...

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Do you have to relieve yourself? Is your robot low on batteries? Your previously problematic world could soon be harmonized in one magical step. The Bristol Robotics Lab has been feeding funny trash to its Microbial Fuel Cells for quite some time -- rotten fruit, decomposed-in-sludge fly juice, gra...

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While leaving the bathroom after Activision's press conference, we heard the following from an unknown blogger: "Yeah, I was liveblogging the whole time, and 10 minutes into it -- like everyone else probably -- I had to go pee. Like, really badly, but everyone told me not to stop and just to pee my...

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Do you get pissed off when companies try to pass off piss-poor ports as original Wii games?. Well, urine luck! Activision's new "Wee 1st" program is designed to guide a stream of attention to games where the Wii has gone No. 1 in the developer's mind. Games like Little League World Series 2008, Rap...

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It's the stuff great urban legends are made of: A drunk University of Wyoming student supposedly knocked himself out and earned a trip to the hospital after urinating on a still-plugged-in PS2 at an off-campus party. The story got pushed by Fark on Monday and is slowly making its way into the mainst...

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One thing we like to do here at Joystiq is bring you some of the more offbeat information that concerns the culture of games, gamers, and the people who make them, so file this under the rubric of "offbeat" (careful not to transpose those syllables, because getting them right is important...

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