Performance gaming accessory maker Finalmouse is teasing a visually stunning keyboard. The Centerpiece has a screen behind its see-through keys, and can display interactive skins which change with each keypress. It has custom Gateron mechanical switches and an on-board CPU/GPU. Drops in early 2023 for $349.
Most rubber band guns require manual reloading between shots. But Nagy Big designed a 3D-printed toy gun that can fire multiple rubber bands in sequence thanks to its spring-loaded mechanism and multi-band clip. If you want one for yourself, you can download the STL files on Printables.
This fascinating piece of industrial equipment from WAFIOS takes thick steel wire and turns it into the kind of heavy-duty coil springs you might see wrapped around a shock absorber. It uses a series of rollers to feed the wire and computer-controlled bending wheels to ensure the precise shape and size of the coil.
After embarrassing numerous porch pirates, engineer Mark Rober is back with the final and most ambitious iteration of his electromechanical glitter bomb. Version 5.0 is packed with autonomous glitter drones and even more fart spray to ruin any criminal’s day. He also built a stripped-down version for car break-ins.
When you first click play on this video, you’re gonna get Rickrolled. But let it keep going and you’ll be treated to 49 more memorable songs that have become Internet staples, all played with an energetic rock edge by TheDooo on his electric guitar. How many can you name without looking?
When it comes to barbecue, we like large meat. But maker W&M Levsha went and built a teensy oven that cooks the tiniest portions of food ever. They used a laser cutter to create the metal structure and skewers, then milled its handles out of a block of wood. We can’t help but think of playing foosball with the chicken, though.
Modern cars are made from thousands of parts, precisely engineered to fit together and carry us safely down the road. Commissioned by Nissan China in 2012, Dutch artist Paul Veroude took a car’s 3,421 individual parts and suspended them from the ceiling relative to the locations where they are normally assembled.
Attaching three sets of hedge trimmers to the motor from an angle grinder seems like a recipe for disaster. But that didn’t stop YouTuber Turnah81 from trying the idea. Frustrated by the inability of electric hedge trimmers to cut through larger leaves, he built this nightmarish power tool that makes the most terrifying sound.
With the help of Unreal Engine 5, Design by FEO created this realistic version of Rick’s garage and basement laboratory from Rick and Morty. The workshop is packed with fun easter eggs and sci-fi references. There’s something that feels so right that Rick’s voiceover was created by an AI-powered neural network.
Neil Young’s Harvest is one of the greatest albums ever recorded. Among its tracks is Old Man, a song about a man who achieves success at a much younger age than usual. Like Young, Beck had his first big hit at age 23, so the song is a perfect fit for the multitalented alt-rock musician.
Musician Will Wilde is an incredibly talented harmonica player. He’s especially adept at interpreting vocal and guitar solos from rock songs, including this jam from Pink Floyd’s The Great Gig in the Sky. His harmonica solos from Led Zeppelin’s Stairway to Heaven and Guns N’ Roses Sweet Child o’ Mine are equally compelling.
It makes perfect sense that you can mill round objects by turning them on a spindle. But this video from the Titans of CNC shows us how it’s possible to use computer-controlled machines to mill sharply-defined polygonal objects on a spinning machine by synchronizing the spindle and the milling tool.
We can’t think of a practical use for a vise you can fit between your fingertips, but that doesn’t make this tiny vise any less impressive. W&M Levsha created the micro tool by milling shapes from a small block of metal, drilling holes for its mechanism, then fitting it together with a teensy threaded rod and handle to make it work.
Animator, LEGO and Batman fan Idan Kotzen created this fantastic animated short celebrating some of the various Batmobiles over the years. The stop-motion and clever use of lighting give the cars a great sense of movement, as LEGO Batman gives chase to the evildoers of Gotham.
From liftoff to splashdown, NASA’s Artemis I mission took 25.5 days. This video from the European Space Agency condenses the picture-perfect journey of the Space Launch System and Orion moonship down to just 60 seconds through the magic of editing and time-lapse footage.
Superman has always been seen as one of the more powerful superheroes. But there are others with similar superpowers – some good, some evil. Mighty Raccoon! imagines what might happen if Supes found himself face-to-face and fist-to-fist with One-Punch Man’s Saitama, The Boys’ Homelander, and Invincible’s Omni-Man.
The cast of the comedy game show Game Changer was challenged to improvise an entire musical and came up with this bit of comedic genius – a hilarious opening song about a really weird town on the eastern seaboard. Watch the full episode on Dropout or stream the entire soundtrack.
We have a thing for multi-purpose furniture. HomeMadeModern shows off a design for a contemporary piece of furniture that functions as a small couch and a desk. It has a smaller footprint than two standalone pieces, and it just looks cool. It also has built-in side tables. Best of all, it can be built with basic power tools.
Woodworker Bourbon Moth asked his pal Rainfall Projects if he could help him build a custom staircase for his new workshop. He came up with a tubular steel structure with wooden steps that can fold flat against the wall when not in use. That giant plywood jig he created was genius. It could use a handrail, though.
Marvel characters like Living Lightning, Electro, and Thor have the ability to control electricity. But only one of those guys is an Avenger, so we’re imagining that the tesla coils in Franzoli Electronics latest video are basically rounded versions of Mjölnir shooting their lightning bolts at Captain America’s Vibranium shield.
Traditional ropes are made by winding hemp or other strong plant fibers. NightHawkInLight got his hands on an industrial machine he found on AliExpress that can take fibers like tall grass and braids them together to create rope. It required a bit of fine-tuning to make it work properly, but it did its job in the end.
Many of today’s popular toys are pretty different from those sold in the 1960s and 1970s. But in this video from Rhetty for History, you’ll see for as many things have changed, classics like NERF, Hot Wheels, and LEGO are still selling well today. And then there’s the Pet Rock.
There have been lots of complaints about Chris Pratt using his own voice in The Super Mario Bros. Movie. But what if another actor or character had gotten the part and stuck with their own voice? Impressionist Brock Baker imagines just that, with everyone from Nick Offerman to Patrick Warburton to Gilbert Gottfried.
We’ve been spellbound by the many unconventional LEGO structures posted on the Brick Bending channel. For this creation, they linked together 3696 1×2 plates with 72 2×2 plates to create a spherical rhombicuboctahedron. You’d never know where this build was going if we didn’t tell you first.
Musician Seb Skelly is known for his original brass arrangements of popular songs. In all the years we’ve been following him, this is the first time we’ve heard him take on a David Bowie track. So put on your red shoes and dance the blues to his excellent cover of Bowie’s 1983 hit track Let’s Dance.