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Crete Table

Crete Table
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Ocean-themed tables typically have a topographical design. But Eduard Locota’s Crete Table uses different colors of epoxy glass and a marble base to create an unbelievably realistic look. Customers have the option of choosing an island as the basis for the table.

How to Measure Swimming Pool Pee

How to Measure Swimming Pool Pee

Mark Rober spoke with a couple of scientists to find out the average amount of pee in a swimming pool. The giveaway is the amount of artificial sweetener in pool water. And the unmistakable pool smell. Skip to 8:21 for the simplified formula.

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Grayl Water Purifier Bottle

Grayl Water Purifier Bottle

Grayl uses an inner press and a replaceable filter cartridge to purify up to 16oz of water in one go. It removes 99.9% of viruses and bacteria, as well as most particulates, chemicals and heavy metals. The cartridge lasts for about 300 uses or about 150L.

Grip’enGo Hydration System

Grip’enGo Hydration System

A brilliantly simple system that turns plastic bottles into water bladders. The Grip’enGo’s bottle cap adapter seals and fits on a variety of bottles, including juice and soda bottles. It makes it easy to enjoy different drinks on the go and clean the draw tube.

World’s Largest Super Soaker

World’s Largest Super Soaker

Not satisfied with having the world’s largest NERF gun, Mark Rober and his friends spent a total of 6 months making the world’s largest Super Soaker. The 7ft long gun shoots water at up to 272mph using pressurized nitrogen.

Giant Water Balloon Shower

Giant Water Balloon Shower

The Slow Mo Guys wrap up their “giant balloon June” feature with Dan being totally drenched by an overfilled water balloon as it’s popped above him lying beneath a trampoline. We’re just glad the video wasn’t titled “Man Crushed by Giant Water Balloon.”

G Active: Water Made Active

G Active: Water Made Active

Cole Paviour, James Medcraft, UNIT9, and Machine Shop teamed up to devise a fountain which “prints” 3D liquid images. Combined with camera gear from ARRI Rental and Mark Roberts Motion Control they turned the images into a stop-motion animation. BTS here.

Modpools

Modpools

Prefabricated heated swimming pools made from upcycled, watertightened shipping containers. They can be up and running within minutes and can even be relocated. An optional divider lets you turn part of the pool into a hot tub. Available in 8’x 20′ or 8’x40′ sizes.

Water Droplet Painting

Water Droplet Painting

Illustrator Adam SB shows us how the simplest of mediums – plain old H2O – can be used to create art. By dripping precise amounts of water onto a smooth surface, he creates a temporary artwork that’s sure to satisfy any obsessive need for order.

Stop-motion Ocean

Stop-motion Ocean

An up-close look at a rig built for the stop-motion film Two Balloons. The animators used an intricate network of strings and push rods to move dozens of shiny plastic layers to create the undulating waves of an ocean. The trailer for the film looks amazing.

The Biggest Tsunamis

The Biggest Tsunamis

RealLifeLore terrifies us with mind-boggling tsunamis. Imagine if the sky in that picture was a wall of water. That’s the smallest tsunami on the list. This summer, the wall is going to build itself. Nicholas Cage and Dwayne Johnson star in… Canary Islands.

Diving Between Continents

Diving Between Continents

For their wedding anniversary, Mr. and Mrs. SmarterEveryDay went to Iceland and tried drysuit diving at Silfra, Iceland. It’s the only place in the world where you can dive between two continental plates, and has incredibly clear and clean water.

The Depths of the Ocean

The Depths of the Ocean

YouTuber RealLifeLore gives us a terrifying idea of just how deep the Earth’s oceans can be by pointing out some of the human and animal milestones at various depths. Good ol’ land is the bee’s knees.

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Street Wakeboarding

Street Wakeboarding

(PG-13 Lyrics) Some guys in Russia woke up to find their streets flooded, and decided to make lemonade out of lemons by wakeboarding on the wet streets with a tow rope and a snowboard. The Die Antwoord soundtrack might turn off some, but it still looks like fun.

Self-filling Water Bottles

Self-filling Water Bottles

When you’re outdoors, you always want plenty of water. But carrying around a huge pack can be a pain. Fontus is developing water bottles that can capture condensation at a rate up to 0.8L per hour. The Airo goes anywhere, while the Ryde grabs water while you ride your bike.

LifeStraw Steel

LifeStraw Steel

An improved version of the instantaneous water filter. Aside from the bacteria filter found in the original, LifeStraw Steel also has a carbon capsule that filters organic compounds such as herbicides and pesticides. It also has a durable steel body. Skip to 1:29.

Australian Aquaman

Australian Aquaman

(PG-13: Language) Redditor Haesiraheal says he recently went fishing with his family and friends off the coast of Phillip Island. They didn’t catch a lot of fish, but they did find themselves in the middle of a marine mammal party.

Lawnmower Slip N Slide

Lawnmower Slip N Slide

Devin Supertramp and his team make a backyard water sport using a mower, plastic sheets, soapy water and a huge lawn. The entire video was filmed using the LG V10 smartphone, a wide-angle lens attachment and a Glidecam. We’re not sure why the mower needed a push.

x2 Underwater Jet Pack

x2 Underwater Jet Pack

SCP Marine Innovation is in dire need of a PR team. If we’re freaking out over a gimped hoverboard then we should all be going nuts for the x2. The wrist-mounted thrusters let you go up to 6 mph underwater for up to an hour per charge, or until your arms give out.

Patriot 3 Jetboots

Patriot 3 Jetboots

These underwater thrusters are not actually worn on the feet but are strapped to a belt. Jetboots let you travel up to three knots while keeping your hands free. They’re mainly for military use and cost about $20,000 back in 2012.

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Tarzan Boat

Tarzan Boat

A mobile water park. The Tarzan Boat has diving platforms, trampolines, nets and slides. It also has an outboard engine, life jackets and other associated equipment. Also available for rental in certain parts of the U.S.

Nebia Showerhead

Nebia Showerhead

Nebia uses atomizing nozzles that cover up to 10 times more area while using up to 70% less water than other showerheads. It could pay for itself in a year with the water and energy you save. Skip to 0:53 in the video.

World’s Longest Water Slide POV

World’s Longest Water Slide POV

Action Park employee Maria Bitko tries the water park’s nearly 2,000 foot-long slide. It will take you over a minute to reach the bottom, enough time to hypothesize where that gross brown stain came from.

Kingii Flotation Device

Kingii Flotation Device

Kingii is a reusable wrist-mounted flotation device. It uses a single-use CO2 cartridge to inflate its bag and keep people up to 275lb afloat for up to 48h. It also has a built-in compass and a whistle.

Black Hole Water Slide

Black Hole Water Slide

(Flashing lights) The Black Hole is a 255ft. water slide with lots of LEDs inside. The lights’ trippy patterns over the slide’s black tube make for an awesome trip. The Black Hole is at the Bad 1 indoor leisure pool in Bremen, Germany.

Epic Natural Waterslide

Epic Natural Waterslide

Devin Supertramp and his crew take advantage of a nearly dried up waterfall in New Zealand by turning it into a waterslide. Judging from the (heavily sponsored) behind-the-scenes video, it’s just as fun and as risky as it looks.

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