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  • February 24, 2015
    This is a video of the 7-to-12-year old members of the Louisville Leopard Percussionists performing a Led Zepplin medley (Kashmir, The Ocean, and Immigrant Song) on marimbas, xylophones, vibraphones, drums, timbales, congas, bongos and piano. It sounds beautiful. Like watchin... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2015
    Whiskey Bullets ($45) are pieces of milled stainless steel in the shape of bullets that you put in the freezer, then add to your favorite sipping drink to chill it without dilution. There's nothing really special about them compared to the other carved rock and metal drink chi... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2015
    This is the Little Mermaid pipe blown by Baton Rouge glass artist nicko0. It looks like Flounder serves as the bowl with a glass-on-glass connection in the back of Ariel's head. You ever smoked with a mermaid before? I have. We got all kinds of high. Then she almost died a... / Continue →
  • February 4, 2015
    These are a couple videos of a homemade R/C Millennium Falcon quadrocopter. It is most impressive, especially the LED light effects in the back -- that was a nice touch. Plus if you squint your eyes and shake your head a little while you watch the videos you can almost convin... / Continue →
  • January 27, 2015
    These are the Meteorite shoes created by Studio Swine for Microsoft (presumably for an ad, but possibly because Bill Gates has a meteor fetish). They 3-D scanned real meteorites from the Museum of Natural History, then used a milling machine to carve the shoes' outers from alu... / Continue →
  • December 30, 2014
    This is a video from Thailand of a giant circular rocket taking to the skies as part of a rocket festival. For scale, you can see a couple people to the lower left of the rocket. My God I wish I could have been a part of that festival. You think the rocket's powerful enough ... / Continue →
  • December 23, 2014
    This is an image of the 17th century ship that's being projected on two intersecting curtains of water (to make it appear more 3-D) in an Amsterdam canal. The installation was created by Romanian architecture studio visualSKIN and will be on display until January 18th as part... / Continue →
  • December 10, 2014
    These are the beautifully crafted soaps made by Etsy seller RockHoundSoap. Each $5.25 - $7 soap is designed to look like a specific type of geode or crystal. You know, my sophomore year in college I thought about switching my major from BIT (business information technology) t... / Continue →
  • December 5, 2014
    This is a custom yellow gold and diamond octopus tentacle ring designed and crafted by jeweler Jason of Beverly Hills. Pretty cool, right? I've never been much of one to wear jewelry, but I would definitely make an exception for this. Or one of those split-heart BFF necklace... / Continue →
  • November 28, 2014
    Did you see the Star Wars teaser trailer? If not, GO WATCH THAT. I want one of those soccer ball droids. This is a short video of several clever Japanese flip books. They use cut-outs and secret compartments to add to the effect. Honestly, I wouldn't mind finding a couple ... / Continue →
  • November 19, 2014
    This is a short video animation by Youtuber Flashcode imagining if Minecraft were rendered more lifelike. The results are, well, more lifelike. You know, I actually invented Minecraft more than a decade ago but instead of building with cubes it was all short, fat penises. It... / Continue →
  • November 4, 2014
    This is the Back to the Future Hoverboard edition of Zboard's electric skateboard. The boards have pressure-sensitive pads above the wheels, so you press the forward pad to go forward, and the rear one to stop. They reach a top speed of 17MPH (not bad!) with a range of 5-10 m... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2014
    This is a video from America's Funniest Videos of a little girl demonstrating her new Flutterbye Flying Fairy toy. Apparently she got a fire-element fairy though, because it heads straight for the fireplace. I've never heard of Flutterbye Flying Fairies before, but I just wat... / Continue →
  • October 27, 2014
    This is the latest Mayan style painting created by Etsy seller RetroNerdStudios. I also included shots of her Zelda and Metroid style Mayan paintings after the jump, all of which are available as prints HERE. The prints have gotten a lot of attention recently after the artist... / Continue →
  • October 23, 2014
    This is 'I've Fallen And I Can't Get Up', an animation created by Dave Fothergill testing a new crowd dynamics feature that causes characters to flail and struggle after getting knocked down. I don't know about you, but if the Giant Spinning Metal Bar Of Death were a ride at a... / Continue →
  • October 17, 2014
    These are the $13 3-D tyrannosaurus rex and octopus coffee mugs designed and sold by ThinkGeek. The t-rex holds 17-ounces, the octopus 15-ounces, and both make the perfect mugs to differentiate yourself from the rest of your coworkers. "Nice mug, GW." NO SHIT IT IS, PHIL, I'... / Continue →
  • October 16, 2014
    This is a video of a group of French drone hobbyists racing quadrocopters (and other variants) through the woods with the help of on-board cameras and video goggles. It looks like fun. Especially if those copters were outfitted with POWERFUL LASER WEAPONS capable of F***ING S... / Continue →
  • October 16, 2014
    Tony Dighera of Cinagro Farms in Ventura County, California, has spent the last four years developing the perfect mold to grow these Frankenstein's monster faced pumpkins in. This year was his first successful commercial harvest, producing 5,500 molded pumpkins, which he sold ... / Continue →
  • October 15, 2014
    This is the Indiana Jones and The Temple Of Doom rope cat bridge made and sold by Etsy shop CatastrophiCreations. It's supposed to resemble the rope bridge where Mola Ram meets his own doom at the end of the movie. Prices start at $150 and go up depending on how long you want... / Continue →
  • October 10, 2014
    This is the giant carved oak scorpion chair designed and built by Russian artist Vyacheslav Pakhomov. You can buy one for around $5,400. Don't have $5,400 to spend on a giant wooden scorpion chair? WELCOME TO THE CLUB. We meet behind the grocery store and go dumpster diving... / Continue →