This wouldn’t be the first time we’ve heard Black Sabbath’s music turned into jazz. But Jazz Sabbath created an entire album of Ozzy and company’s metal reworked into a concert-worthy jazz performance. Seriously, this is some really great music, so consider making a purchase from their Bandcamp page.
While his eyes always gave us the creeps, Thomas the Tank Engine is a pretty charming character. But in the hands of Adam from North of the Border, he’s is anything but pleasant. To turn Thomas evil, Adam sculpted a clay version of the anthropomorphic train with a blood red body, pointy teeth, and spider legs.
Musician Leo Moracchioli takes a detour from the beach with this scream-filled cover version of the Dick Dale and the Del-Tones surf rock classic Misirlou. The song that Pulp Fiction made famous (for the second time) sounds especially great when played with anger as Leo does.
Bonsai trees are typically living plants that require an immense amount of care and precision pruning. These talented artists show us how they make bonsais that require no watering – using thousands of strands of stiff metal wire to create their intricate designs. We wonder how long the process takes to do in real time.
This versatile pocket tool combines eight useful functions. Made from black-coated stainless steel, it packs two deployable blades: a tanto knife, and a multitool with a pry bar, screwdriver, nail puller, box cutter, can opener, and a serrated scraper edge. On the back end, you’ll find a clip for keys or attaching to a belt loop.
This unique wine rack from artists Jeremiah and Kassy Reynolds makes a great centerpiece. Each is handmade in Arkansas using reclaimed oak staves from authentic Napa Valley wine barrels. Its curved form and cross-bars keep bottles from rolling off, and it can hold up to six bottles when stacked in a pyramid.
Just Perfect set up a fun competition in which flaming matchsticks race toward a finish line. We’re not sure if the chemicals in different color match heads affect how quickly they burn or if other variables like the patterns and wood cause the lines to burn at different rates. Can you guess which color will win?
This compact saw measures just 6.3″ long when folded, making it a great addition to any outdoor gear kit. Its flat, pull-saw blade is great for cutting through branches and firewood and for making quick cuts through lumber or PVC pipe. Its double-sided serrated blade is made from high-quality SK5 steel for long life.
Rapidly spinning objects can result in some cool, Spirograph-like patterns. LEGO mechanical builder Yoshihito Isogawa shows how different arrangements of LEGO Technic gears create different geometric patterns when spun in front of a camera’s lens. It would be interesting to see some larger and more complicated designs.
Multimedia artist Kelly Heaton makes these unique synthesizer circuits in the shape of birds. Not only do they look like our fine feathered friends, but the sounds they make are reminiscent of birdsong. Check out Kelly’s Instagram for more of her wonderful electronic projects.
Spigen’s carabiner-style clip allows for fast and easy access to your keys from your belt loop or backpack. It’s made from zinc alloy and stainless steel with a durable nylon connecting strap. Like all good everyday carry accessories, it has a built-in bottle opener too.
CustomBigCartel makes wooden sofa tables that look like giant sneaker boxes. Their lids open up to reveal a large, illuminated storage area that’s perfect for holding shoes but also works for other items. They all come with Nike or Air Jordan logos and are available in 6-pair and 12-pair sizes.
Miguel Ortega and Tran Ma’s animated short is one of the most artful things we’ve seen rendered in Unreal Engine 5, and its production design and storytelling are top-notch. It chronicles two sisters, and the evil one of them unleashes when jealousy takes over. Their behind-the-scenes series delves deep into the filmmaking process.
Filmmaker Scott Portingale and composer Gorkem Sen created this engrossing short film using macro and time-lapse photography to explore how fluids move, and chemicals react and change states. Each of its vignettes feels like a journey to a strange new world. Gorkem’s yaybahar perfectly complements the footage.
DisagrEE makes these cool stainless steel keychains for car enthusiasts. Each one is cut in the shape of the head gasket from an engine. They have keychains based on sports cars from BMW, Subaru, VW, Audi, Mazda, and more, along with beefier designs inspired by big diesel engines from trucks.
Keep your MacBook safe and protected with this elegant laptop sleeve from Mujjo. It’s made from waterproof vegan leather and features a magnetic closure and an expandable side pocket. It’s also got an elastic phone pocket and a spot on the back for your passport or a small notebook. Available in 14″ and 16″ sizes.
Need help relaxing your mind? This video from the Monterey Bay Aquarium is sure to soothe any tensions. It features 12 straight hours of colorful Pacific fishes, soft corals, and anemones from the aquarium’s Splash Zone. It also brings back memories of the old After Dark screensaver.
AI image generation technology continues to improve – though it’s still not great at dealing with things like text and logos. While the results of ThomasDotCodes’ breakfast cereal experiment are questionable, we enjoyed watching the weird stuff styleGAN2 came up with when trained with 700 images of cereal boxes.
After teasing us with a concept car, Lamborghini is producing its rally-capable Huracán Sterrato. The AWD supercar is powered by a 601 hp V10 engine and has had its suspension lifted by 1.73 inches to increase ground clearance. It rolls on all-terrain tires and has badass body cladding and fog lights. Just 1499 will be produced.
The Process K channel shares videos of industry at work in factories around Korea. In this clip, you’ll see how thick steel bars are stretched and pulled while hot to create skinny lengths of rebar used for reinforcing concrete. Let’s face it, can you ever get enough footage of molten hot steel?
Looking for an awesome gift for a backyard BBQ master? Market Center makes great leather aprons with plenty of holsters for grilling tools, along with a pouch to hold a bottle of beer. They’re available in two-tone combos of light brown, dark brown, or black and can be personalized with text or graphics of your choice.
Shake it like a Polaroid picture and plunge into certain death with this unexpected mashup of Outkast’s Hey Ya! and Iron Maiden’s The Trooper. Remixer Bronze is Bored put together this great edit, and deserves way more subscribers with other gems like Head by the Hole, and The Fresh Prince of Slip Knot.
This minimal bottle opener from Aerocrafted deserves a spot on every keychain. It measures just 2.25″ long and weighs less than half an ounce but provides sufficient leverage to easily pop open bottle caps. It’s made from machined grade 5 titanium, so it’s strong enough to be used as a pry tool as well.
The Q has a love for Formula 1 racing. But we’re guessing from his past projects that he can’t afford to own a real F1 race car. He does however have a single F1 wheel and tire, so he got to work building a custom electric skateboard that rolls on it. It works much like the Onewheel, though it’s a bit trickier to straddle.
It sounds like the title of a Tenacious D movie, but the first trailer for the fifth Indiana Jones movie looks pretty awesome. With director James Mangold at the helm (Logan, 3:10 to Yuma), expect incredible action and great storytelling. The main story unfolds in 1969, along with some de-aged flashback scenes. In theaters 6.30.23.