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Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction

The amazingly talented pilots and aerial athletes of the Red Bull Air Force headed to the dusty desert of Moab, Utah, where they strung together a series of amazing stunts as a gorgeous and powerful Audi RS 7 sped by below. Go behind the scenes here.

High-Speed Milling Machine

High-Speed Milling Machine

A mesmerizing look at the dexterity and speed of a GROB-WERKE CNC milling machine, as it sculpts a solid block of metal into a precision part. The way it moves the object to meet the cutting blade is like a robotic ballet. More here.

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Branded Dreams

Branded Dreams

Studio Smack envisions a future in which advertising goes beyond billboards, banner ads, and product placement, and brands devise a technology to invade our dreams with not so subtle promotions for their products. For some reason, we’re craving a can of Coke now.

Glass Steam Engine

Glass Steam Engine

Get a look at the inner workings of a steam engine with this impressive model built entirely from glass, by master glassblower Michal Zahradník. A couple of the engines have been made, then auctioned off on eBay. Keep an eye out here for future auctions.

The Tunnel Zipper Truck

The Tunnel Zipper Truck

Lock Block Ltd. built this custom truck which allows them to build free-standing tunnels by using the roller-covered, arched rear of the truck as a temporary support as their brick structures are set into place. We recommend changing your playback speed to 2x.

Giant LEGO AT-AT Time-Lapse

Giant LEGO AT-AT Time-Lapse

The largest official LEGO AT-AT kit you can buy measures has about 1,100 pieces. Peter “Cavegod” Brookdale’s design uses over 6,000 bricks and is enormous. Charlie Goldberg of BrickVault acquired all the parts to replicate the giant walker, and recorded the build process.

LEGO Vending Machines

LEGO Vending Machines

LEGO fanatics Astonishing Studios have made not one or two, but a whole houseful of fun and functional vending machines built from LEGO bricks and Mindstorms mechanisms. Whether McNuggets, Reese’s, Doritos, or Cheerios, are your thing, they’ve got you covered.

Roman Candle Minigun

Roman Candle Minigun

By taping together a bunch of roman candles to a PVC handle, a couple of guys from Wisconsin created a weapon that is both spectacular and dangerous for those nearby. It’s even more fun to watch played backwards.

Ice Drumming

Ice Drumming

Back in 2012, percussion group ЭТНОБИТ (Ethnobeat) transformed the sheets of ice on Siberia’s frozen Lake Baikal into a wondrous natural musical instrument. The recording engineer for this clip deserves just as much praise as the musicians.

Inception Coffee Table

Inception Coffee Table

Designer Stelios Mousarris created this awe-inspiring coffee table of a city that bends over itself after seeing the movie Inception. It was built using wood, steel and 3D printing. Our biggest concern: The price? Nah. Keeping it free of dust bunnies.

Maingear Alpha 34

Maingear Alpha 34

The Alpha 34 is the pinnacle of all-in-one gaming PCs, rocking the latest Intel CPUs with 4 to 18 cores, NVIDIA 980Ti, Titan X or AMD Radeon R9 390X desktop graphics cards, 32GB of DDR4 RAM; and Samsung pro-grade SSDs. And, oh yeah, a 34″, 3840×1440 curved display.

Derby the Dog 2.0

Derby the Dog 2.0

Not that long ago, we met Derby, a dog who generously received a pair of 3D-printed prosthetics to improve his mobility. Thanks to the fine folks at 3D Systems, Derby’s legs recently received a major upgrade, which help him walk in a more natural, upright position.

VertiGo Robot

VertiGo Robot

Developed by Disney Research and ETH Zurich, this ingenius robot can change from riding on the ground to driving sideways up walls like a boss. It uses rotating propellers to transition from ground to wall modes, then provide the thrust to hold it to the wall.

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The Carrot Machine

The Carrot Machine

Gone are the days when farmers need workers to individually pluck vegetables from the earth, instead relying on marvels of engineering, like the Dewulf GKIIISE carrot harvester, a machine that can yank carrots from the ground, and remove their leafy green tops automatically.

Extreme Terrain Lawnmower

Extreme Terrain Lawnmower

Ever wondered how to mow grass on the side of steep hills? This crazy contraption is a motorized push mower that can handle the most challenging of terrain, thanks to its huge studded wheels. Though it looks like it crushes grass, more than mows it.

Paper Cup Anime Theater

Paper Cup Anime Theater

Inspired by anime One-Punch Man, artist Shinrashinge created a wonderful hand-animated interpretation, which plays out on a series of three stacked paper coffee cups, using illustrations and cutouts to acheive the effect.

Extending a Cruise Ship

Extending a Cruise Ship

People put additions onto their houses all the time, but we never thought you could expand a cruise ship to add more space. Check out this fascinating time-lapse clip of a cruise ship as it was cut in twain, and stretched at the Blohm+Voss Shipyards back in 2008.

Molten Aluminum vs. Water Balls

Molten Aluminum vs. Water Balls

The Backyard Scientist has made a habit of pouring molten aluminum into things to see how it will interact with them. This time, he pours the hot metal into an aquarium filled with thousands of water-absorbent polymer beads. The resulting sculptures are totally awesome.

Star Wars Shadow Art

Star Wars Shadow Art

In tribute to the release of The Force Awakens, pop artist Red Hong Yi created a series of sculptures which look like disjointed, almost random objects, but when illuminated at just the right angle, they cast shadows of iconic images from the Star Wars universe.

Collapsing Magnets in Slow-Mo

Collapsing Magnets in Slow-Mo

Beyond Slow Motion picked up a stack of colorful Magination magnets, then captured how dropping a single one into the mix causes them all to pull together toward each other. By adding some water and colored powder to the mix, the effect is even more impressive.

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Sliced Chocolate

Sliced Chocolate

Japan is home to all kinds of weird and wonderful foodstuffs. The latest of which are these pre-packaged slices of chocolate, which you can use much like a slice of American cheese. They’re sold in packs of 60 slices from Japanese confectioner Bourbon for about $27.

Dude Perfect: R/C Edition

Dude Perfect: R/C Edition

Dude Perfect show that they’re more than just trick shots, as they put a variety of awesome R/C cars and trucks from Traxxas to the test, including a tricky obstacle course, crazy roof jumps, and highlighted by an amazing hydroplaning run and a ridiculous long jump.

Manila Folder A380

Manila Folder A380

Last time we checked in with artist Luca Iaconi-Stewart, he was building an intricate paper model of a Boeing 777 out of manila folders. Here, he applies his same incredible knife and tweezer skills to craft a replica of a Singapore Airlines Airbus A380.

Joby S2 Personal VTOL Aircraft

Joby S2 Personal VTOL Aircraft

Joby Aviation’s two-seat fixed-wing flyer has 12 propellers to help it take off and land like a helicopter, but can stow eight of them and flip the other four to turn it into a conventional airplane while cruising. It uses electric motors to fly at speeds up to 200 mph.

The 90,000 Lumen Flashlight

The 90,000 Lumen Flashlight

YouTuber rctestflight has created what is possibly the brightest portable light ever made, by combining 10 100-watt LED panels into a blindingly bright source of illumination that can turn the darkest of nights into day.

Luma Dice

Luma Dice

Perhaps the coolest looking dice ever made, these aluminum cubes have built in LED lighting behind the pips. A motion sensor activates the lights only when you pick them up to roll. Their maker can’t guarantee perfect balance, but they’re still awesome. (Thanks Joseph!)

Super Science Friends! Episode 1

Super Science Friends! Episode 1

Brett Jubinville and Tinman Creative Studio have posted the first episode of their animated series which envisions a world in which our greatest scientific minds possess superpowers, and must help save the world from evil. It’s proof that Kickstarter can lead to great things.

The Octopus Typewriter

The Octopus Typewriter

Artist Courtney Brown envisions a fantastic typewriter that can type for itself, courtesy of its eight tentacles. Titled “Self Organization,” the sculpture was made from a 1938 Underwood and intricately shaped bronze, and took top prize at the 2015 California Sculpture SLAM.

Starforce Pi Mini Arcade Machine

Starforce Pi Mini Arcade Machine

This portable arcade machine can emulate classic games and play new homebrew titles on its 4.2″ display, mounted behind a magnifier for a vintage arcade look. Has an arcade joystick and buttons, stereo speakers, HDMI out, and a rechargeable battery pack. More on Technabob.

Han Solo Blaster Flask

Han Solo Blaster Flask

Han drank first. Or at least that’s the story we’re sticking to. This awesome drink flask was created by If Industries, who sells cool arcade belt buckles on their Etsy shop. Sadly, due to licensing concerns, you can’t buy one. At least not yet.

Caravana Car Vending Machine

Caravana Car Vending Machine

Just opened in Nashville, Tenneseee, the Carvana vending machine allows car buyers to complete their car purchases online, then deposit a giant coin into a slot to receive their vehicle from a mechanized parking garage. It’s a silly idea, but also awesome.

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