The Fishstick is a small multitool with ergonomic ribs. Its main function is a wedge/pry bar, but it also has a bottle opener, a 1/4″ bit driver/wrench, and a ruler. It’s made from a single billet of metal or alloy – aluminum, brass, titanium, steel and more.
DONG host Michael recently visited Sydney, Australia and noticed a strange optical illusion – the famed Sydney Opera House looks like it gets larger the further back you stand from a window looking out at it. Apparently, it’s related to the size and position of an object’s frame.
German auto shop Memminger specializes in restoring classic Volkswagen Beetles. But they’re making 20 units of a unique droptop based on the beloved bug. The Roadster 2.7 has a custom bodywork and chassis, and has a 210hp 2.7L air-cooled boxer engine and 18″ wheels.
These ingenious, ignitable sticks combine a match and kindling in one. Each stick lights up like a match, then burns for up to 10 minutes to help you start campfires, fire pits, fireplaces, and get charcoal grills going without lighter fluid. Packed 40 per box.
This commercial for one of Nissin’s instant noodle dishes starts out innocently enough, but then the little chicken presents an offering to the devil, and things get very intense, very quickly. Language is no barrier to enjoying this one. Explanation here (in Japanese).
In theory, energy consumed by a black hole is trapped forever. But it turns out it might be possible to harness the rotational energy of a spinning black hole to do everything from powering civilization to creating the biggest explosive device ever. Kurzgesagt explains.
Key organizing expert Keyport has come up with a set of modular pocket tools that work on their own but can also be stacked together. There’s an 11-in-1 module, a knife, a flashlight and a mobile device cable. They can also be attached to the Slide 3.0 and the KeyPivot.
Bad guys super-powered and otherwise hit the arena in ArtSpear Entertainment’s latest crossover animation. Can Agent Smith outrace Enchantress in converting everyone? Is Thanos overpowered? Will Darth Vader approve of Kylo Ren? All that and more in this silly short film.
The roboticists at Garner Holt Productions show off their proudest achievement to date. “Alfred Jingle Machina” is an animatronic head that can move more smoothly than any before it, replicating human expressions better than ever. Maybe Westworld isn’t that far off after all.
The Stompump is a compact tire inflator that’s powered by your leg. It comes with a frame dock that lets you stow it on your bike’s water bottle holder. It has a built-in air filter, a small storage compartment and a chuck that works with Presta and Schrader valves.
(PG-13: Language) If you can believe it, YouTube has only been around since 2005. Lots of things have changed with the service since then, and Casually Explained is here to casually explain the history of Google’s video juggernaut, and what its changes have meant for creators.
David Bornstein’s darkly comic short film tells the story of a piñata, as told from its own perspective. The concept of an inanimate object’s existential dread was already done to the Nth degree in Sausage Party, but Bornstein conveys the same with far greater restraint.
Clive Owen stars in this sci-fi thriller about a future in which our lives are are live-streamed to the authorities, violating all privacy, but providing detectives with a great crimesolving tool – at least until someone starts to mess with the data. Coming soon to Netflix.
LoreCraft creates intricate sculptures, and his latest build is as good as any we’ve seen. We were glued to our video player for all 9 minutes as he turned a blob of clay and sticks into a detailed replica of our favorite arboreal hero. Bonus points for the Marvel-inspired titles.