Woodworker Andy Phillip recently completed a project that anyone can do with enough time, patience, and access to a lathe. By crumpling up, hammering, sanding, and polishing an entire roll of aluminum foil, he shows us how to make a beautifully shiny metal sphere.
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“Yeah, I know a guy. He’s the best smuggler around.” The best look we’ve had so far at the Han Solo spin-off movie, which despite a major directorial change mid-shoot appears to be on the right track in the capable hands of Ron Howard. The Millennium Falcon looks so clean.
Our friends at Michelin recently sent us to the famed Sebring International Raceway to experience the 12 Hours of Sebring – America’s greatest endurance race. Rather than bore you with words, here’s a little taste of what we saw and heard on the track and in the pits.
Musician Andy Rehfeldt loves to turn metal songs into jazz tunes. His latest makeover? Transforming Metallica’s magnum opus Master of Puppets into something even dear old Mom and Dad would enjoy. Though at 5:00, we thought it was gonna segway into Get Lucky.
The Nintendo Switch is a pretty nifty gaming system all on its own, but there are a couple of ways in which it could be improved. LEGO builder vmln8r shows off a few accessories they built to enhance the system. The controller rail is a 3D printed part you can download here.
Sideshow Collectibles shows off the work that went into what is likely the most impressively-detailed scale replica of the queen from Aliens ever made. Designed with the help of Legacy Effects, this incredible sculpture will look great alongside your $1000 Alien King.
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.
(PG-13: Language, Gore) Logan Marshall-Green stars in this low-budget action flick about a man who gets upgraded with an brainstem implant that turns him into a deadly killer, hellbent on revenge against the criminals who murdered his wife and turned him into a quadriplegic.
Musician John Tracey presents a medley of some theme songs from classic kids TV shows from the 1980s and 1990s, performed with a smooth fingerstyle vibe on his acoustic guitar. We can still never get enough of those DuckTales and Inspector Gadget themes.
Great Big Story presents a short interview and documentary about Nolan Bushnell, the man who not only gave birth to the video game industry, as founder of Atari, but who also founded numerous other companies, including Pizza Time Theater, home to Chuck E. Cheese.
After a brief public beta, Epic Games’ cartoonish battle royale game is now available for select iOS devices. Fortnite Mobile is still the 100-player free for all mode that’s become so popular, with added conveniences such as auto-aim. An Android port is coming soon.
Those are not moons. If you can’t figure out how to get wide like Kylo Ren, Heather Curfman’s got your back, er chest. She came up with this pin called Ben Swolo, which is totally a film accurate replica. It’s sold out as of this writing, but she also has it as a sticker.
(PG-13: Language) Seth Rogen’s Hilarity for Charity is an upcoming Netflix special that combines music, sketches and stand up comedy to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s disease. It stars John Mulaney, Post Malone, Tiffany Haddish and more. Premieres 4/6/18.
An emotive orchestration of Soundgarden’s 1994 hit track performed by Break of Reality, with three cellos providing the melody and harmonies, and a djembe on the rhythm track. While no string instrument can replace Chris Cornell’s vocals, we still got the feels.