While tires are generally meant to be disposed of once they’ve lost their tread, some kinds of industrial tires are so expensive that it’s worth giving them a second life via retreading. Pete’s Tire Barns shows how they refurbish worn out airless tires. Original video here.
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An amazing LEGO Mindstorms build from the Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Science. This wheeled machine can approach the edge of a table, and lay down a bridge that’s sturdy enough for it to cross. Oh, and when it’s done, it packs the bridge back up.
(PG-13: Language) “Just like old times.” Nate and Sully pull off a risky double heist in the name of – what else? – treasure. Nathan Fillion stars as Uncharted‘s hero in this fun short film with all the trademarks of the video game series, including Nate’s godly luck.
It costs over a billion dollars per year to run an airport. With that kind of investment, you’d think they must be making bank. And that’s exactly the case. Wendover Productions breaks down where airports get their revenues and the tactics they employ to increase them.
The 1980s gave us all sorts of pop culture we still reference to this day. But one thing it wasn’t very good at was movie trailers. Journey’s End remade the trailer for The Dark Knight in period-correct style, and it shows just how far trailers have come… for better or for worse.
“It’s every dad’s paradise, where a father of three children can finally get some peace and quiet…” John Krasinski’s intense horror was a great movie – if nothing else for it’s ability to make audiences be completely silent. Screen Junkies couldn’t resist roasting it anyhow.
Primitive Technology could soon be living in a building. He discovered a way to make a cement-like material by burning bark and leaves at a high temperature until he got white ashes. He then turned the ash into paste and fired it into a kiln, then mixed it with clay.
(PG-13: Language) We love Simone Giertz for all of the wonderfully sh*tty robots she’s given us. But not too long ago, she was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Well, the good news is that she’s on the mend from the scary procedure to remove it, and is here to share her story.
Just when we thought Kiwami Japan had run out of unusual materials to make knives from, he’s come up with another. He ironed then shaped several pairs of boxers into a sharp, functional blade. It helps that they contain synthetics. This wouldn’t work with 100% cotton.
If you’re fascinated by studying failure, then you need to subscribe to Defunctland, a channel dedicated to theme parks and attractions that didn’t work out. In this episode, they look at one of the many poorly-executed attractions which Disney born out of the 1980s and 1990s.
(PG-13: Lyrics) Who are you to wave your finger? Brass Against the Machine and Sophia Urista once again wow us with an impressive cover orchestration, this time taking on Tool’s 2006 track The Pot and giving it a powerful new infusion of rock, jazz, and vocal energy.
We already know and love Jeff Goldblum for his many classic performances and ebullient personality, but we had no idea he was also a pretty solid jazz pianist. A couple of years back, he and comedian Sarah Silverman did a little duet of the 1927 classic Me and My Shadow.
“I wanna alleviate it to the next level.” Naptime Comedy pokes fun at the stylish and serious Netflix series Chef’s Table, replacing the show’s talented cooks with a pothead, and its gourmet dishes with the kinds of junk foods that are best enjoyed shortly after 420.