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  • January 8, 2014
    This is the giant aluminum sea serpent skeleton designed by artist Huang Yong Ping and installed in the Loire River where it empties into the Bay of Biscay near Nantes, France. It was not modeled after a real sea serpent. Although it looks like it may have been modeled after-... / Continue →
  • December 12, 2013
    This is a video of the proprietor of Anthill Art pouring molten aluminum down a fire ant mound to cast the shape of its tunnels to later sell on eBay. I can't imagine the ants were too thrilled about it. Apparently a lot of people weren't either, because he had to disable co... / Continue →
  • April 18, 2013
    In news that won't excite anyone and will probably make me look like an ass-hat for even posting it (I'm having a great self-esteem day), Budweiser is going to release new 'bowtie' shaped cans of its famous alcoholic water starting next month. I'm gonna buy some, save them for... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2012
    This is 'Venus', the aluminum superyacht designed by Steve Jobs over the last few years of his life. It's super, and it's a yacht. Construction was just recently finished, and the boat was christened 'Venus' during a ceremony with Jobs' family present. Admittedly, it does ki... / Continue →
  • February 24, 2012
    This is the $250 OPMOD Battle Mug, a 24-ounce beer receptacle milled out of a solid 13.5-lb block of aluminum that comes equipped with military-spec rails so you can attach all kinds of scopes and laser sights. "Yeah but why?" WHY?! To make sure you don't miss your mouth, du... / Continue →
  • April 26, 2011
    This is a video of the Nurd Rage guy (FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU!!), who hands down has one of the best voices of our generation, weakening the structural integrity of a Coke can by adding a drop of gallium to the lid, and then scratching the surface to allow the gallium to diffuse into ... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2010
    This is a Wolverine cake. I know it's kind of hard to tell because the claws are pointed directly at you and made out of aluminum foil, but that's what it is. And there's a different one after the jump with foam claws. Neither one is really the best thing I've ever seen, but... / Continue →
  • March 2, 2010
    Coca-Cola released an energy drink in the Netherlands called Burn (as in, wrap it up in Amsterdam or urinating will) that features a resealable top. But I just stocked up on Bottle Tops! The can is opened by twisting the plastic seal. While doing this the pressure inside the ... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2009
    Knight Neversmiles of the Round Beerpong Table here went and made himself a coat of chain mail armor out of pull-tabs from beer cans. Although there may have been some pop-tops in there too, that wouldn't surprise me. Anyway, he did a good job but there's just no way you can ... / Continue →
  • November 6, 2009
    Bob David went and built himself a 5,000 volt can crusher just because he could. That's what I love about people: they do things for no reason. Also, some of them smell good. But don't let 'em catch you sniffing! If you care how Bob built the thing you can watch the first t... / Continue →
  • September 24, 2009
    Conceptualized by Dzmitry Samal, these new Coca-Cola cans would be manufactured using impact extrusion and not roll off the counter should one fall over. But I've got news for you: if you knock a Coke can over you've got bigger problems than whether it's rolling. Namely, you'... / Continue →
  • December 31, 2008
    The $60 Cooper Cooler Rapid Beverage Chiller chills a beer down to 43 °F in sixty seconds. So, at the moderate drinking rate of one beer per 45 seconds, you only have 15 seconds of down time until the next beer is ready. Not too shabby. You just fill the P.O.S. with ice and... / Continue →
  • December 19, 2008
    Want to carry a little companion cube with you wherever you go? No problem, thanks to Etsy seller donsolo's $22 companion cube keychains. Made with geeky love from .100" thick reclaimed aluminum. It measures 1.25" x 1.25" (about 3cm x 3cm). The surface has a brushed finish th... / Continue →
  • November 3, 2008
    Got $110,000 burning a hole in your golden pants pocket? How about sharing the wealth with your favorite blogger? Damnit, no, not The Superficial Writer. That guy's a dick. No, not Iwatchstuff either. I was talking about yours truly, folks. Way to kick a guy in the freaki... / Continue →
  • May 21, 2008
    Sometimes an invention comes along that is so simple, awesome, and bound to change the world of canned drinking so drastically that you just have to stop and ponder, "Why didn't I think of that?" Well this isn't one of those, but it is can related. Introducing the Resealable ... / Continue →
  • March 26, 2008
    Canoflauge can covers are made out of vinyl and printed to look like soda cans. You just wrap one around a cold beer, and presto, time to drink in public. I think they could have done a little better with the names, but whatever, you'll have your hand around it anyways. The ... / Continue →
  • December 28, 2007
    Vivid Audio's new G1 Giya speakers were recently unveiled, and as you can see, they look ridiculous. They stand 5 1/2 feet tall, weigh 154 pounds each, and are capable of handling frequencies between 23Hz and 44kHz with 800-watts of power. They also come with automotive paint f... / Continue →
  • November 28, 2007
    A 33-year old construction worker was found dead in Cheongwon, Korea, apparently done in by his cell phone. He was found beside his excavator in a stone quarry by his coworkers, and doctors announced him DOA. "His cell phone was found in his shirt pocket with its battery severe... / Continue →
  • November 19, 2007
    Food company Podravka had Croatian creative agency Bruketa & Zinić cook them up a really clever way of presenting their annual report. Nested inside the boring financials, etc. is another little book of Podravka recipes. To be able to cook like Podravka you need to be a prec... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2007
    The ISIS is a tricky puzzle ball that is apparently hard as hell to solve. Each one is unique, with only one solution. If you solve it you can win prizes like cash, a massage chair, and other crap. The puzzle is a gleaming orb, handcrafted in England of a premier alloy of al... / Continue →