While you could buy some cheap folding chairs, we prefer the modern design of Get Hands Dirty’s design, which has a clean, angular look, and is something that you can build for yourself if you’ve got the right tools and lumber. The wood shaving interlude was a nice touch.
The average person blinks roughly 28,800 times per day. You might not think a lot could happen during just a single blink, but that’s not the case. Melodysheep’s short film explains some of the millions and millions of events that happen in the universe in the time it takes to blink. They also made us feel really, really small.
The intricate, crystalline arrangements that comprise snowflakes showcase the true beauty of nature on a microscopic scale. Another Perspective captured some amazing macro imagery of these tiny ice formations, then played the footage backwards after they had melted.
Sharing underpinnings from the Porsche Taycan, Audi’s performance EV produces 637 hp and 612 lb-ft. of torque, launching the AWD sportback sedan from 0-to-60 in just 3.1 seconds. The RS also has a lightweight carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic roof, matrix LED headlights, 20-inch sport wheels, and an upgraded interior.
Maker of strange musical instruments Nicolas Bras shows off another unusual build – a violin of sorts that uses nails of different sizes and lengths to produce notes when bowed. An accompanying set of guitar strings creates sympathetic sounds from the nails’ resonance or can be played separately.
Are you often bored at your desk? Take a break from typing and get to fidgeting! Custom keycap designers Hammer created these playful caps which add a mini fidget spinner to a single key. They come in a variety of vibrant colors and are Cherry MX compatible. We dare you to cover your entire keyboard with these.
Morris Models makes mechanical wooden models inspired by engines. They show how crankshafts, pistons, and other parts work in sequence to generate propulsion. They come in 7-cylinder, V-Twin, lawnmower, opposed aircraft, and Wankel rotary variants. They also make a model of a repeating weapon known as a Chu-Ko-Nu.
These from Peru’s D.A.R. Proyectos are made from a unique combination of gemstones, cut to form interlocking shapes. Stones include rhodonite, celestine, serpentine, and jasper, which come together to form a colorful 1.75″ cube. Since each stone is real, every puzzle is one-of-a-kind.
We’ve seen what editor Matthew Highton can do with stock footage before. Recently, he remade the opening title sequence of The Simpsons using only off-the-shelf video, and it’s pretty spot-on. We’re amazed by how oddly-specific stock footage can be. How many people could be searching for “baby behind a steering wheel?”
Weta Workshop is at the top of their game when it comes to making practical effects for movies. Back in early 2020, Adam Savage visited with the company’s co-founder Richard Taylor and 3D artist Tor Robinson for a look at the sophisticated 3D-printing tech they’re using to make ever more realistic fake eyeballs.
Despite its compact size, this charger can provide up to 65W for fast-charging of laptops, smartphones, and other gadgets. It has two 65W USB-C ports and an 18W USB-A port, which can charge simultaneously. Its GaN chip assures optimal power management, and it works with US/EU/UK/AU outlets from 100V to 240V.
A budget-priced digital watch for travelers or those working with remote teams, the AE-3000W can simultaneously display times in three time zones. It has day/date, stopwatch, and countdown functions, along with five alarms. It’s water-resistant to 100m and has an enormous 55mm face, so looks best on a big wrist.
There’s a certain kind of fake sincerity and strained emotion that comes through in most commercial voiceovers, and voice actor Shelby Young totally nailed it in this TikTok duet she did for the Commercial Voiceover Challenge, posted by Noble Son. Also, who comes up with the awful names for prescription drugs?
NiteIze’s tiny, hanging lantern is perfect for camping or whenever you need a portable, directional light. It has a built in clip, and its head can swivel to adjust its angle. In addition to white light, it offers red, green, blue, and color-changing “Disc-O” modes. Runs for up to 10 hours per charge.
Most axe heads look pretty similar – a thick, wedge-shaped piece of metal with a sharpened edge. But The Metalist wanted to build something a little different and set to creating a functional axe that looks like a human hand. This thing can dish out a serious knifehand strike. Karate chop!
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The Revov keeps your glasses, keys, phone, watch, and other everyday essentials organized. Its rotating beech wood top tray snaps satisfyingly into place using magnets, providing quick access to the items stored in the aluminum cubby below. Plus, removable dividers allow you to customize its storage compartment.
In 2006, astronauts aboard the ISS fitted a decommissioned Russian spacesuit with a radio transmitter and jettisoned it into orbit. SuitSat-1 eventually re-entered Earth’s atmosphere and is presumed to have burned up. But Josh Tanner and Jade van der Lei’s sci-fi horror short film offers a much creepier take on the suit’s fate.
The expert car builders at SpeedKore bestowed this murdered-out 1970 Dodge Charger with more power than a Charger SRT Hellcat. It packs a 7.0L Hellephant 426 Hemi that makes 1000 hp and 950 lb-ft. of torque. Despite its retro looks, it has carbon fiber body panels, and its chassis has an integrated 14-point roll cage.
Graphic designer Sean Tejaratchi creates books densely packed with black-and-white images scrounged from vintage catalogs, advertising, and obscure books. They’re reminiscent of old clip-art books but cleverly incorporate social commentary. Can’t decide which one to get? Go for the 544-page Big Book of Unhappiness.
Photographer Joerg Daiber of Spoonfilm takes us on another eye-opening virtual vacation, this time through the hills and mountains of Romania. Along the way, you’ll visit Maramures, Bucharest, and the surprisingly idyllic region of Transylvania, along with both the fake tourist trap “Dracula’s Castle” and the real one.
W.Essentiéls, Faith Industries, and Bandai Namco celebrate 40 years of Pac-Man with a cool collection of 8-bit fashions. Among the pixelated picks are an OG Maze black shirt, colorful ghost hoodies, and a Chasing Ghosts windbreaker. The varsity jacket is our favorite but isn’t available just yet. Also, it’s “Inky,” not “Inkly” folks.
Diffused static sounds like white noise are known to improve relaxation and sleep. This analog gadget can generate a variety of tones across the brown, white, and pink noise spectrums to help dial in what works best for you. It’s powered by a USB connector, so you can plug it into your computer, or a spare charger.
Slovakian company KoolForm shows off its texturing system, which can emboss realistic textures on walls. The process starts out with a layer of concrete, rolling or stamping a pattern, then painting to bring out details. The embossing tools come in wood, brick, and stone textures.
Marvel Studios welcomes two more characters from the MCU to Disney+. The series takes place in the aftermath of Avengers: Endgame, and focuses on the very different crimefighting styles of Sam Wilson and Bucky Barnes, as they team up to face new villains, rumored to be the Flag-Smashers. Premieres 3.19.21.
You could just put M&Ms in a candy dish, or you could overengineer a solution like JBV Creative did. The machine is basically a tiny candy factory that dishes out individual candies from a storage tank onto a conveyor belt and then into a tray. Money shot at 7:56. Want your own? Grab the STL files for 3D printing here.
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