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Emoji Kitchen Emoji Combiner

Emoji Kitchen Emoji Combiner

Emoji Supply’s Emoji Kitchen lets you cook up new emojis by combining two existing emoji into one. Want a monkey eating a hot dog? Sure! An angry guy with a monocle? No problem! Not every permutation is available, but there are lots to choose from. The combinations are also available in the Android keyboard Gboard.

To Catch an Alligator

To Catch an Alligator

Living in Florida, you might occasionally see an alligator in your neighborhood. While relocating these dangerous reptiles is best left to the professionals, this one resident had the cojones to snatch this gator up with a garbage can. He then wheeled it over to a nearby swamp to go about its business. Video by Roy Bonilla.

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Testing a Stair-Climbing Wheelchair

Testing a Stair-Climbing Wheelchair

Cambry from JerryRigEverything uses a wheelchair to get around, but obstacles like staircases can certainly get in the way. So she and her husband Zack reached out to Scewo to test out their amazing motorized wheelchair, which not only can climb stairs but can go off-road, and lift its passenger to a standing height.

Satellite Shoots a Selfie

Satellite Shoots a Selfie

Engineers from Nano Avionics mounted a GoPro camera on the exterior of one of their MP42 micro-satellites. The action cam captures a peaceful 4K selfie from space as it settled into its orbit above Earth. They used the satellite’s control system to keep it focused on the Great Barrier Reef below.

NERF LMTD Destiny Gjallarhorn

NERF LMTD Destiny Gjallarhorn
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NERF and Bungie have truly delivered with this 4-foot-long blaster inspired by the Gjallarhorn rocket launcher in Destiny 2. The limited-edition toy will be available to players who unlock it in the Bungie 30th Anniversary Pack by 7.7.22 at 9am PT, with pre-orders starting at 10am. Any remaining units will be available after 7.21.22.

Banquet Hall in a Truck

Banquet Hall in a Truck

Most wedding banquet halls are either permanent structures or set up under a tent. But this unique vehicle from Chinese event company Hanchuan Ximen Bridge Liangming Etiquette Co., Ltd. packs an entire mobile reception hall and dining room into the back of a tractor-trailer rig.

Flying Manta Ray Drone

Flying Manta Ray Drone

Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a manta ray?!? Robotics company Festo turned up at a convention with this unique and amazing metallic drone that moves through the air like it’s swimming underwater. It can be seen flying alongside a pair of chrome dolphins in this video.

Fog Cannon Rainbow

Fog Cannon Rainbow

In Chengdu, China, they use special misting trucks to remove dust from the air. Recently, one of these trucks sprayed its fog machine into the sunshine at just the right time to create a dramatic rainbow, set against the backdrop of the 728-foot-tall Tianxi Twin Towers.

360º Dump Truck

360º Dump Truck

The Prinoth Panther T14R is a unique dump truck that rides on tank treads and can spin its bed around 360º. Its design allows it to load and unload its contents in opposite directions without having to make a U-turn.

Turning a Shipwreck into a Yacht

Turning a Shipwreck into a Yacht

Yachts can cost millions of dollars. If your pockets aren’t deep enough for that, you could do what Mr HỒ Thánh Chế did, and build your own mini yacht from stuff found in a marine scrapyard. Among the components he rebuilt are a barnacle-covered engine and a fiberglass boat with what looks like a shark bite in its hull.

Insane Makeup Illusions

Insane Makeup Illusions

Esther Aular aka NEKI is an incredibly talented makeup artist, specializing in optical illusions. She creates her alter-egos with a mix of face paint and prosthetics. See if you can guess where her real eyes are hiding on each of the faces in this compilation video, and check out more of her surreal creations on TikTok.

A Giant Fire Red Millipede

A Giant Fire Red Millipede

We now present the most satisfying 46 seconds of video you’ll see today. Wildlife photographer David Weiller captured this close-up footage of a giant fire red millipede marching its 160-or-so feet across a branch in Madagascar’s Marojejy National Park. Crank up the volume for immersive forest sounds.

Leave No Wake

Leave No Wake

The wake that motorized boats leave behind can disrupt smaller craft as well as the marine ecosystem. This extremely efficient Candela hydrofoil electric boat leaves only the smallest wake as it cruises through the water. The boat floats above the water, minimizing drag and surface contact, and maximizing battery life.

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Wall Mural Printer

Wall Mural Printer

Normally, if you want a mural on your wall, you need to paint it. But the guys at Russia’s Cool Print SPB have a computer-controlled rig that does all the hard work. The machine rides on rails and then moves along the wall like a gigantic inkjet printer, outputting large-scale, full-color images. Longer tracks = wider images.

Monster LEGO Technic Tank

Monster LEGO Technic Tank

This impressive LEGO Technic vehicle uses 16 Mindstorms EV3 controllers and 48 motors to drive its tank-like treads along the ground. Its builder, Eric Steenstra says it can tow over 220 pounds, so he likes to use it to pull people in their wheelchairs.

Shimmering Bee Hive

Shimmering Bee Hive

Nature can be pretty amazing. Take, for example, how this hive of honeybees discourages predators like wasps from attacking. Multiple layers of bees form a protective shield on the outside of their honeycomb and move in synchronized patterns that make the whole hive look like it’s one big creature.

Assled Wearable Sled

Assled Wearable Sled

With all the snow this winter, it’s a great time for sledding. Don’t have a sled? Snowfeet’s Assled comes to the rescue by strapping a sled to your body. The foldable, aerodynamic snow sled lets you cruise downhill sitting, on your back, stomach, or knees, while you control stopping and turning with your heels.

Touch Toys Transformers Videos

Touch Toys Transformers Videos

The Color.R Touch-Toys YouTube channel is packed with wonderfully satisfying videos of Transformers and other transforming toys changing shapes. We can’t decide which video is our favorite, but the Medicus First Aid ambulance and the WWII Hot Rod are pretty awesome.

Speech-to-Text Real-Time Display

Speech-to-Text Real-Time Display

Wearing a mask is one of the most important things we can do during the pandemic. But we never really thought about how that might impact those who rely on lip reading. Programmer Kevin Lewis came up with a solution that uses Deepgram AI to transcribe speech in real-time and display it on a wearable screen.

200% Mecha Shark Lords Rescue Set

200% Mecha Shark Lords Rescue Set
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What could be better than a giant mechanical robot shark with laser cannon for arms and rockets for toes? A mech shark who also can save you in an emergency. This awesome 12″ vinyl toy comes from Merry Go Round and Momoco Studio. Naturally, it includes a tiny shark mech pilot.

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LEGO Firewood Factory

LEGO Firewood Factory

LEGO Technic machine expert The Brick Wall created an amazing working sawmill that turns long logs into individual pieces of firewood. The wood is delivered on the back of a LEGO truck, then the factory cuts the wood into smaller logs, then splits them into quarters, ready for lighting.

Dismantling Your Own Scaffolding

Dismantling Your Own Scaffolding

Working high up at a construction site seems scary enough on its own, but the idea of disassembling the scaffolding you’re hanging from seems even sketchier. At least the two daring workers in this video had safety lines connecting them to the metal ladder they were hanging from, but it’s still a nope from us.

The Ultimate LEGO Room

The Ultimate LEGO Room

We’ve built our share of LEGO models over the years, but we’re nowhere nearly as obsessed with the bricks as Jordan aka Bricksie is. In this video, he shows off his collection, which includes a massive LEGO city in the center of the room, surrounded by hundreds of LEGO cars, spaceships, and sculptures filling his bookshelves.

Homemade Disneyland Star Tours

Homemade Disneyland Star Tours

Long before Disney owned Star Wars, their theme parks dabbled in sci-fi action with Star Tours, a 1987 attraction that simulated a flight to Endor. So after his daughter requested a Disneyland-themed birthday party, the World’s Greatest Dad built her a low-budget replica of the motion sim using original video and audio from the ride.

Painting Colors with Lasers

Painting Colors with Lasers

Scientists from Russia’s ITMO University have developed a technique that uses lasers to create different colors on a sheet of metal. The laser is used to create oxide layers on a sheet of titanium, producing a variety of colors. The method can even be used to change or erase images multiple times. Read more in Optica.

Ferrofluid Display Bluetooth Speaker

Ferrofluid Display Bluetooth Speaker

Ferrofluid is a special kind of liquid that’s attracted to magnetic poles. DAKD Jung shows off an awesome custom-built speaker that takes advantage of this property to propel and direct ferrofluid to the beat of the music. A second video shows off how it works. It’s basically the Lava Lamp 2.0… and we want one.

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