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Campbell’s Chicken Noodle Soup Can Safe

Campbell’s Chicken Noodle Soup Can Safe
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There are two things we know about Campbell’s chicken noodle soup: It’s great when you’re sick, and Andy Warhol turned it into an iconic piece of pop art. Now this soup can keeps your valuables safe. Big Mouth┬ásells this decoy version of the red-and-white-labeled can with a removable bottom for hiding cash, jewelry, and other small items.

Recycled Soda Can Costumes

Recycled Soda Can Costumes

Aluminum cans are highly recyclable, with their metal finding its way into everything from cars to appliances to more cans. But after watching this short video, we realize they can also be recycled into costumes. These two were spotted wearing outfits fabricated from recycled cans. Not only do they look cool, they sound fantastic too.

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Falcona Wild Golf Cooler Bag

Falcona Wild Golf Cooler Bag
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This slimline cooler bag lets you carry a six-pack of beer with you when you hit the links. It’s skinny enough to fit inside the outer pouch of many golf bags or can be carried solo by its handle or shoulder strap. Its interior is insulated, and it includes two ice packs to ensure drinks stay cool for all 18 holes.

Making a Mini Washing Machine from Coke Cans

Making a Mini Washing Machine from Coke Cans

From the “just because it can be done doesn’t mean it should be done” file comes this fully-functional washing machine that’s not even big enough to hold a single sock. But this is the internet, and Inventus thought he’d show off by building a tiny appliance using Coca-Cola cans, straws, popsicle sticks, and a USB-powered motor.

Yeti Rambler Colster Can Insulator

Yeti Rambler Colster Can Insulator
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Keep your drink cool and your hand comfortable with Yeti’s Rambler Colster can koozie. It’s made from kitchen-grade stainless steel with a double-wall vacuum insulating layer, and is totally dishwasher safe. It’s available in a variety of colors in 12oz., 12oz. slim, and 16 oz. tallboy sizes.

Spacesuit Can Koozie

Spacesuit Can Koozie
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Puffin Drinkwear makes all kinds of fun insulated sleeves for drink cans, and this is our new favorite koozie. It looks like a tiny spacesuit, shielding your drink from heat, your hand from the cold, and preparing it for re-entry into your throat. It even has a tiny backpack you can use to stash a snack inside of.

Butane Fuel Can Factory

Butane Fuel Can Factory

We love watching videos of factories making things we take for granted. Process X takes us inside the Nitinen factory in Japan that makes 17 million cans of butane fuel each year. The assembly line ballet starts with printed metal blanks which they bend and assemble into cans, then attach lids, valves, and eventually fill with gas.

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Aluminum Can Carrier + Lunch Box

Aluminum Can Carrier + Lunch Box
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Carry your beer or other canned drinks in style with this cool metal box from QnA Design. It’s handmade from aluminum sheets, riveted to form a hinged box. It has a built-in handle and holds up to six 12oz. cans. It also works as a lunch box when you’re not carrying beer. They also sell a premium model with a wooden handle.

An Avalanche of Soda Cans

An Avalanche of Soda Cans

Aluminum is one of the most readily recyclable materials used in consumer goods. In this brief video from recycling crusader Soda Can Steve, he shows what it looks like when a truck dumps 400,000 aluminum cans at the recycling center. Steve’s TikTok channel is filled with satisfying videos of the recycling process.

Making Pepsiman Out of Pepsi Cans

Making Pepsiman Out of Pepsi Cans

Despite its outrageous product placement, Pepsiman was a shockingly fun PlayStation game. Its protagonist was a metal superhero who had to run through towns gathering up cans of its sponsor’s soft drink to save the day. Minimaus Crafts created his own model of Pepsiman using skinny Pepsi cans as his medium.

Soda Can Batmobile

Soda Can Batmobile

Minimaus Crafts is an expert at making sculptures from soda cans. Watch as he takes 15 cans, some popsicle sticks, straws, and a few other household items to make a miniature replica of the Batmobile from Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman. His soda can Back to the Future DeLorean is pretty impressive too.

2-Can Cooler Stack

2-Can Cooler Stack
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This insulated tube from GSI Outdoors holds two standard 12 oz. drink cans and keeps them cool for up to 18 hours without ice. It’s made from durable stainless steel with a screw-top lid and a carrying handle. Available in blue, red, yellow, or green.

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Igloo x Star Wars Can Tumblers

Igloo x Star Wars Can Tumblers
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Celebrate your love for classic Star Wars with these travel tumblers from Igloo. Each one is decked out in retro graphics printed on a tall 16 oz. can. Double-wall stainless steel construction keep drinks cold or hot, and they have spill-proof lids. Igloo also makes some sweet Star Wars coolers.

Motor City Oil Can Candles

Motor City Oil Can Candles
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Motor City Candle Co.’s tins look like vintage motor oil cans, but the only oil inside is a blend of essentials oils to scent vegan-friendly soy wax. The masculine fragrances – such as leather (Detroit Muscle); cedar, sandalwood, and patchouli (Tiger); and amber and moss (Victory) – can pimp any man cave. Handmade in Detroit.

How Aluminum Cans Are Made

How Aluminum Cans Are Made

Aluminum is one of the world’s most recyclable materials. It can be melted down over and over again without degrading. So it’s no wonder soda, and beer cans are made from the metal. In this older clip from How Its Made, they visited a factory that stamps and shapes aluminum into cans millions of times a day.

Five Drinks Canned Cocktails

Five Drinks Canned Cocktails
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Five Drinks Co makes bar-quality cocktails, then packages them in aluminum cans for a quick and easy drink fix. They feature mixologist-developed recipes and incorporate high-quality spirits and natural ingredients. With 9% to 11% ABV, they also pack much more punch than today’s popular spiked seltzers.

Filling a Pringles Can with Cans

Filling a Pringles Can with Cans

If you crushed them down flat, just how many aluminum soda cans could you fit inside of a Pringles can? Well, the Hydraulic Press Channel is here to answer another question that nobody was asking, and used a special cylindrical tool to smush down as many cans as possible. It took them more than 2 hours to crush them all.

How Many Cans Do We Use?

How Many Cans Do We Use?

Do you know how many aluminum cans are used every year? MetaBallStudios created a visual representation to put things into perspective, so they stacked up 200 Billion virtual cans alongside some other objects for comparison. At least aluminum is sustainable. Now think about the 182.5 Billion plastic straws we can’t recycle.

Nested Spray Can Organizers

Nested Spray Can Organizers
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Keep all your desktop bits and bobs organized with these cylindrical steel canisters from Japan’s Puebco. Inspired by spray paint cans, each one has a removable cap, and they can be nested inside of each other when not in use. A great addition to any artist’s studio or craftsperson’s workshop.

Soda Can Race Car

Soda Can Race Car

Most of the builds we’ve seen from The Q are small enough to carry, but the serial maker’s latest construction is substantially larger. It took over 400 hours to put together this 1.5:1 scale model of a Formula 1 race car, made entirely from soda cans and glue set onto a PVC chassis.

DIY Coke Can Dart Gun

DIY Coke Can Dart Gun

The Q shows off one of his cooler builds in recent memory – a soda can that conceals a pop-up dart gun. He uses homebrew hydraulics to raise its lid and to fire its rolled-up paper projectile, and it mounts to his wrist using a couple of rubber bands.

Intricate Can Cars

Intricate Can Cars

Sandy’s CanCars takes the art of aluminum can sculpture to a whole new level. His intricate cars are handmade from dozens of cans, along with balsa and custom metal parts. The models sell for thousands, Sandy sells DIY plans for just $10.

Coke Sharing Can

Coke Sharing Can

Companies love to suggest ridiculous serving sizes, and now Coca-Cola has figured out a way to truly get two servings out of a single can, with these custom-fabricated cans which can be split in two and shared.

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