The Honda Civic Type R is the latest in the growing number of life-size LEGO car models. Honda Australia commissioned the project, which took over 1300 hours to make and has over 320,000 pieces. It has lots of functioning lights. More on Carscoops.
We’ve often wondered if the big payoff for Game of Thrones would be that it’s actually one of the worlds in Westworld, and Jon Snow is a host. GillesKontrol must have wondered the same thing, and imagines the opening title sequence to what could be HBO’s ultimate spin-off.
Chadwick Boseman stars as a detective who specializes in finding cop killers. When a robbery in Manhattan results in the death of eight officers, he asks for all bridges in the City to be shut down for the night. But things take an even more nefarious turn as the clock ticks.
Want to fold some awesome paper airplanes? Learn from the best. John Collins aka “The Paper Airplane Guy” got together with WIRED to show off some of his stunt flyers, and how to fold your own. Be sure to check out the second video for more detailed folding instructions.
Using not much more than cardboard, ball bearings, popsicle sticks, and glue, V. Idea created a working model of a manual transmission. While its not likely to drive a Corvette, its offers seven forward gears, and one reverse gear, just like the current generation of Chevy’s sports car.
A droolworthy tool for any musician’s arsenal, Headrush’s looper pedal on steroids features a 7″ touchscreen UI, an onboard mixer and effects, and up to 9 hours of internal recording time. It offers numerous inputs and outputs, and comes pre-loaded with 300 percussion loops.
Martin Molin is known for his amazing music-making marble machine. He’s been working on an even more complicated machine for years, and has been documenting the build. This conveyor belt assembly is one of the more enthralling parts he’s completed so far.
Created by Chicago’s Mechanical Design Labs, the RODA is a beautiful and hypnotic desktop object. Spin the brass wheel up to speed with its ripcord, and set it on the aluminum stand, or hold it in your hands and balance it on your fingertip. Bearings allow it to be spun on its vertical axis too.
Car hacker Master Milo decided to take an old Ford Ka and give it new life as a thrill ride. By slicing it up, adding a roll cage, and setting it into a set of round tracks, he transformed the subcompact car into a dizzying ride for two. Check out Milo’s original video here.
Good Smile Company’s Nendoroid action figure of Doctor Strange from Avengers: Infinity War. It comes with a lot of parts and accessories for a ton of posing options. You get three faces, multiple hands including the many arm effect, magic circles and more.
Vanishing Inc.’s morbid cards are inspired by the wild west and the demise of Wild Bill Hickok, who was gunned down during a poker game. Each of its cards has a bullet hole straight through its middle, and the infamous “Dead Man’s Hand” is splattered with red ink to symbolize blood.
The perfect addition to any toolbox or workbench, this bottle opener has a screwdriver style handle so you can store it amongst your tools, then pop open a cold one after a long day working on projects. Features a cushioned handle and a durable stainless steel blade.
You can pick up a cheap paper shredder for about 20 bucks, but what fun is that when you can build your own? The Q shows off a homebrew shredder that does the trick using sharpened metal discs. It’s missing the safety mechanisms that production shredders offer, so DIY at your own risk.
We’re not sure why 20th Century Fox didn’t just start with this trailer for X-Men: Dark Phoenix. It has everything you need to know about the film – how Jean Grey got the Phoenix Force, why she’s losing control and why she’s going up against her friends. Premieres 6/6/19.
One of the more impressive LEGO Great Ball Contraptions we’ve seen turned up at Japan Brickfest 2018. Among its contributors was Akiyuky, whose modules wowed the crowd with all manner of hypnotically moving parts, while his LEGO Technic railway shuttled balls alongside.
The Fender Custom Shop created three stunning guitars in tribute to Game of Thrones. There’s a House Stark Telecaster, a House Lannister Jaguar, and a House Targaryen Stratocaster, each with incredible hand-cut details, and extravagant materials. Prices range from $25K to $35K.
(PG-13: Language/Gore) From the warped minds behind Preacher comes a new Amazon Prime series which envisions a world in which superheroes abuse their superpowers instead of use them for good, while our protagonists “The Boys” do their best to expose and take down the super-evildoers. Drops 7/26/19.
Guitarist Luca Stricagnoli is back to wow us with yet another incredible fingerstyle performance, this time, taking on the incredibly dynamic Muse track Supermassive Black Hole, and extracting way more sound out of single guitar than should be physically possible.