You had me at Oreo Slingshot Shotgun

Slingshot video channel produces an Oreo cookie gun; not so good at separating, though

Ever since the folks at Oreo produced a commercial video discussing machines that separate the cookie part from the cream filling, other creators via YouTube have been inventing their own contraptions.

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Including one of my favorite YouTube channels, Joerg Sprave and his Slingshot Channel. This week, Sprave presents his own contraption, the "Oreo Separation Pump Gun". Granted, it doesn't separate the cookie from the cream in the way that others do, but it looks like a lot more fun in the attempt:

Here's another Oreo machine - HERB, the robotic butler:

Here's a CNN report, courtesy of Jeanne Moos, one of my favorite TV reporters:

Keith Shaw rounds up the best in geek video in his ITworld.tv blog. Follow Keith on Twitter at @shawkeith. For the latest IT news, analysis and how-tos, follow ITworld on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

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