We’ve seen how to make a claw machine from cardboard, but Seanscrafts’ version wasn’t exactly easy to operate with its string-based mechanism. Leave it to The Q to come up with a way to build a more refined machine that uses syringes, tubing, liquid, and popsicle sticks.
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Jennifer Brea was an avid traveler and academic. Then she was struck with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome – a mysterious disorder that is only recently being taken seriously. With no cure or even sympathy in sight, she reached out to fellow victims to raise awareness about CFS.
A boy gives a surgeon a horrifying choice: the man must sacrifice one of his family members or they will all meet a slow and painful death. From Yorgos Lanthimos (The Lobster) comes a psychological horror film that critics have dubbed deeply unsettling but exquisitely made.
Kuickwheel’s electric skateboards are incredibly affordable, but they’re not just for penny pinchers. The Serpent-C is the smallest electric skateboard at just 18″ long, while the Serpent-W is a longboard filled with safety features such as LEDs and an aluminum alloy deck.
Etsy store PlastCraft makes video game-inspired collectibles and props. Its pièce de résistance at the moment is this badass gauss rifle replica inspired by Fallout 4‘s weaponry. It’s filled with blue LEDs and has nixie tubes that indicate the battery’s charge.
MoviePass is a monthly subscription service that lets US residents watch up to one movie per day in a theater. It recently lowered its monthly fee to just $10. The problem? You have to sign up first to see if there’s a supported theater in your area. And AMC wants out of the deal.
Shuffleboard is no longer just for retirement communities, having experienced a renaissance as a hip bar favorite. We just love the look of these tables from Kush, custom crafted from reclaimed wood and metal, with abacus style scorekeepers made from nuts and washers.
Hevesh5 and 18 friends spent 7 days setting up this lengthy maze of dominoes for Zeal Credit Union’s Incredible Science Machine event, and set three US domino records along the way: largest domino field, largest domino structure, and largest overall domino project.
PCS Collectibles follows up its Akuma statue with ones of Dhalsim, the flame-spewing pacifist. Sculpted in an amazingly impossible pose, the 24.3″ statue comes in four variants: two based on his classic appearance, and two based on his looks in Street Fighter V.
The Backyard Scientist can’t be bothered to cook the meals he got from Blue Apron using normal kitchen appliances. Instead, he turns to more dangerous methods, like a powerful arc flashlight, a high-voltage transformer, a blowtorch, and delicious manganese heptoxide.
From Noah Baumbach (Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou) comes a film about fathers and sons. Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller and Dustin Hoffman star in the critically acclaimed comedy-drama hailed as “the best Netflix original film to date.” Drops 10/13/17.
The Toys Asia’s life-size statue Iron Man’s Mk. 43 armor opens up to reveal, well, sadly not enough space for a man. It still looks amazing though. It takes 46 motors and 28 seconds for the armor to open up. The statue is limited to 50 units and costs… cough… over $370,000.
This motorized replica of Luke’s iconic X-34 Landspeeder is the perfect vehicle for Star Wars kiddies. It drives at speeds up to 5 mph, and provides the illusion of hovering thanks to its blacked-out bottom. Max weight is 130 lb, so unless you’re a small adult, don’t even.
This truly 21st-century take on the electric guitar, has a built in dock for an iPhone (5 through 7 Plus) or iPod Touch (5th or 6th gen), and works with iOS apps like IK Multimedia’s Amplitube to modify and sweeten sounds through its 20-watt class D and trio of high-quality speakers.
Flying Squirrel Outfitters‘ handmade hammocks have a unique double-ended pouch. You can slide the pouch along the hammock to adjust the tension, so you can create a stiff hanging chair or a loose hammock. Available as 22oz two-person or 11oz one-person hammock.
Give your cat a different happy place every day with the Ripple Rug. It consists of a base rug and a detachable top layer peppered with holes. The top layer has Velcro strips that let you reshape it on the base rug. It’s made from recycled plastic bottles and is non-toxic.