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  • February 12, 2016
    This is a video tutorial created by Yolanda Gampp of How To Cake It detailing how to make your own realistic human heart cake (previously: her realistic brain cake). You know, because maybe you've been wanting to make your own realistic human heart cake but didn't know where t... / Continue →
  • February 8, 2016
    These are two videos of the recently invented sport of droneboarding, which involves being pulled by a giant quadrocopter while on a snowboard. Personally, I have no interest in this sport until the drones are powerful enough to lift me off the ground. I want to FLY. Just li... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2016
    This is the Dalek fire pit built by Owen James of UK based automotive and motorcycle customizers Maven Industries. It has a wood burning tray in the bottom to exterminate logs. You ever spent a whole afternoon splitting logs for a fire before? I have. My uncle told me it bu... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2016
    This is a video of young yo-yo master Hajime Miura performing at the 2015 World Yo-Yo Contest. He does things with two yo-yos I didn't even think were possible. How this performance didn't end in a giant knot is beyond me. I had a yo-yo in middle school but my mom confiscate... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2016
    This is Jurassic Parkour, a video of a dude in a t-rex costume performing a bunch of jumps and flips and other parkour stunts, brought to us by the same folks as the t-rex ninja warrior video. Who knew t-rexes were so agile? No wonder they were such fearsome predators. Still... / Continue →
  • January 26, 2016
    This is a stop-motion video of Super Mario Bros level 1-1 recreated using a spinning cake. People are so creative. There's a guy that rides the same bus as me in the morning that makes little model spaceships out of crushed soda cans and duct tape. I asked him if they were b... / Continue →
  • January 26, 2016
    These are two videos of competitors in the 2016 Wind Games air dancing inside an indoor skydiving tube. The moves they pull off are impressive to say the least. You really just have to watch it to appreciate it (seriously, they're worth a watch -- and be sure to check out the... / Continue →
  • January 25, 2016
    This is the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer edited in the style of the opening to an anime series. I think it's good, although I haven't actually seen a lot of anime because my parents are convinced all anime is tentacle-related hentai p0rn. I did manage to watch all of ... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2016
    A group of mathematicians at the University of Central Missouri have discovered the new largest prime number known to man, a number so large it has 22,338,618 digits. That is a big-ass number. It can be expressed as 2^74,207,281 − 1, and is some five million digits longer tha... / Continue →
  • January 19, 2016
    This is the 22 x 22 Rubik's Cube made entirely from 3-D printed parts (2,691 of them, you can print your own at Thingiverse HERE) by the folks at Coren Puzzle. Each face of the cube has 484 individual squares (technically some of them are rectangles), for a total of 4.3 x 10^1... / Continue →
  • January 19, 2016
    This is a video of molten aluminum addict The Backyard Scientist cooking a steak with his favorite liquid metal. That's the great thing about aluminum -- unlike heavy metals, you can eat a fair amount of it before anything really bad starts to happen. FUN FACT: Until last yea... / Continue →
  • January 12, 2016
    "This job stinks" -- the guy holding the candles, according to the book of dad jokes I just found in a bathroom stall. Because when it comes to setting world records, if at first you don't succeed, give up and try something nobody else is doing (particularly something butt rel... / Continue →
  • January 4, 2016
    This is a shot of James Myrick's Rebel Alliance beard. Pretty sweet, right? Are you thinking what I'm thinking? "Does it involve licking that beard?" Yes it does. Also, I am having a personal day today so I don't know how long I'll be around but I will definitely be back t... / Continue →
  • December 29, 2015
    Because Keep Portland Weird, this is a video of the Unipiper dressed as Kylo Ren, balancing on top of a headless BB-8 (what did you do to him?!) while playing Europe's 'The Final Countdown' on flaming bagpipes in the rain. Did you forget this was the internet? As proud as you... / Continue →
  • December 28, 2015
    This is a video of Youtuber and molten copper lover Tito4re pouring his favorite liquid metal into a hole in the top of a coconut. What happens? SPOILER: Not a piña colada. The coconut is so well insulated that the copper boils all the coconut water in there and starts cooki... / Continue →
  • December 17, 2015
    This is a video from the Backyard Scientist demonstrating the shapes made when you pour molten aluminum into an aquarium full of water polymer beads. You know, in case you were considering pouring molten aluminum into an aquarium full of water polymer beads but didn't want to ... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2015
    This is a video of Indian musician Nirvana B. setting a Record Setter world record for fastest guitar solo by performing Rimsky-Korsakov's 'Flight Of The Bumblebee' at 1,600 beats per minute. For reference, the fastest heart-rate ever recorded for a hummingbird is 1,260 beats ... / Continue →
  • December 4, 2015
    Note: Ful-res version of the chart right HERE. Woops, I actually meant HERE. This is the LEGO piece color chart created by Jeremy Moody. My girlfriend is moody. "WHAT?" I said you are my rock. "You can sleep in your car tonight." But you know what it does to my back! ... / Continue →
  • December 2, 2015
    PROTIP: Turn your volume down. Apparently the wind rushing past a boomerang doesn't sound like a top 40 hit. This is a video from boomerang maker Victor Poulin of a tri-wing boomerang that he attached a video camera to. The footage was actually pretty interesting to watch.... / Continue →
  • December 1, 2015
    This is a video of Nerf gun lover Out Of Darts (he REALLY loves Nerf guns, and it shows) debuting his custom Zeus ball-shooting rifle, which he modified to hold 108 balls instead of the standard twelve. He uses a blower mounted on the back of the rifle to keep the balls moving... / Continue →