Derby #288 (Mad Science): Honorable Mention

by Jason Toon

For some reason, our Mad Science Derby produced a lot of really, REALLY nerdy designs. Who could've seen that coming? Observe our favorites among the also-rans now...

Outatime

Outatime

by fishbiscuit5

Bring your own Van Halen tapes.

 
Teraman

Teraman

by harzack

Come and have a go if you think you're hard-drive enough.

 
Dihydrogen Monoxide Control Labs

Dihydrogen Monoxide Control Labs

by lyonscc

Do you know how much DHMO is in virtually everything you drink? GET THE FACTS!

 
Cell phone

Cell phone

by harantula

These phones get smaller and smaller every year.

 
Who's laughing now?

Who's laughing now?

by omarfeliciano

I think I saw something like this in a video booth in Tokyo.

 
Pluto's Revenge

Pluto's Revenge

by wirdou

This is what my funk-thrash band was called back in high school, only with a Z. Pluto'z Revenge RIPS!

 
Not a Mad Scientist

Not a Mad Scientist

by odysseyroc

Nobody ever submits any Malibu Country-themed t-shirts.

 
Choose Your Own Misadventure

Choose Your Own Misadventure

by geekfactor12

Do psychotropic drugs in the water supply count as "mass hypnosis"?

 
Lightning Lessons

Lightning Lessons

by FlyingMouse365

Oh, I'm so sure Thor has size-shifting powers now in addition to his abilities as the God of Th- I'm sorry. I'm sorry. What is happening to me?

 
Escape Gravity!

Escape Gravity!

by kevlar51

Is there even such a thing as "gravity" - or are our own negative psychic patterns holding us down?

 

As always, you can see the losers of tomorrow in the current Derby. Keep at it, runners-up. Galileo didn't catch on his first time around either.