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  • May 3, 2016
    This is Harry Potter fan Meredith McCardle and her living room wall. She used a projector to trace the words from the first page of Sorcerer's Stone on it, then painted it all in over the course of three weeks. It looks good. She even painted the electrical wall plate. That... / Continue →
  • April 15, 2016
    This is the wireless Death Star levitating speaker created by hellosy and available on Amazon. Apparently they're supposed to cost $400 but they're on sale now for $220. Zero Bothans died to bring us this information, but I did just murder a Hot Pocket. A full charge gets ab... / Continue →
  • April 5, 2016
    This is a wire sculpture created to promote new seasons of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney and Detective Conan. From one angle it looks like Conan Edogawa, but when viewed from 90-degrees to the right it looks like Phoenix Wright. When viewed from above it just looks like a wire... / Continue →
  • April 1, 2016
    This is a video of Aladdin (previously) and Princess Jasmine riding an electric flying carpet around San Fransisco, presumably on their honeymoon. Those lovebirds! You know where I went on my honeymoon? Nowhere, you think somebody would marry this? I can barely take care of... / Continue →
  • January 12, 2016
    This is a video of the Physics Girl demonstrating all the pretty patterns you can make with some ferrofluid and glow stick juice. She explains some of the physics of what's happening to the ferrofluid and glow sticks while she's experimenting with them. TRUE STORY: I ate a gl... / Continue →
  • January 5, 2016
    This is a short video of a raccoon wetting a piece of cotton candy before eating it. It never gets to eat it though because the cotton candy dissolves instantly. And that is why you never try to dunk your cotton candy. If you get a piece of cotton candy you jam it in your pi... / Continue →
  • December 10, 2015
    This is the $30 Spellbook Billfold/clutch designed and sold by ThinkGeek. It has 'Spellbook' clearly printed on the outside so people don't think it's your wallet and try to steal it. Although, there's probably more than one evil sorcerer who would prefer to get their hands o... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2015
    This is a short video of a young female orangutan responding to a disappearing nut magic trick. She LOSES IT. She thinks that is the greatest trick in the world. And it might be, I've watched the video four times already and I've been trying to locate this magician to see if... / Continue →
  • December 8, 2015
    The Technomancer 2.0 Digital Wizard Hoodie is a $120 hoodie available from ThinkGeek (previously an April Fools' joke that they made real). The hoodie has accelerometers in the sleeves programmed to read nine different spell-casting arm movements, each one of which produces a u... / Continue →
  • December 4, 2015
    This is a video of magician Rahat Hussein tricking people at a burger stand to think he's using the Force to make signs rattle, stools fall over, and slide a bottle of ketchup to himself. It's kind of amazing how some people actually fall for stuff like this. Obviously, he's ... / Continue →
  • December 4, 2015
    This is a video of magician Rahat Hussein tricking people at a burger stand to think he's using the Force to make signs rattle, stools fall over, and slide a bottle of ketchup to himself. It's kind of amazing how some people actually fall for stuff like this. Obviously, he's ... / Continue →
  • December 4, 2015
    This is a video from 2010 demonstrating why magnetic metal objects aren't allowed around MRI machines. The machine in this video has a four tesla magnet that was about to be decommissioned, so they decided to do some experiments first. The picture above is of the machine tryi... / Continue →
  • November 2, 2015
    This is a video of Aladdin riding a magic carpet through the streets of New York City. Just kidding, this is a video of Jesse Wellens from Youtube channel PrankvsPrank dressed as Aladdin and riding an electric skateboard made to look like a magic carpet through the streets of ... / Continue →
  • October 14, 2015
    This is a video from Youtuber Sufficiently Advanced of him building a magnetic Thor's Hammer that only he can pick up by deactivating the electromagnet using a fingerprint scanner (although one smartass at the very end does manage to rotate the whole thing off a manhole cover a... / Continue →
  • September 29, 2015
    This is a series of Harry Potter inspired shot recipes created by the folks at Graphic Nerdity. The inventors admit that some of them taste bad. I'm guessing the one with Sambuca and hot sauce is one of those. There is no reason to make bad tasting shots unless it's the birt... / Continue →
  • September 21, 2015
    This is the Unicorn Tear Gin Liqueur available from Firebox. It costs $62 a bottle and comes with real pieces of silver inside. Think Goldschläger, but with today's underage drinkers in mind. Gin though? I feel like gin is more of an adult's drink. I only drink gin when I ... / Continue →
  • September 18, 2015
    This is a video demonstration of Lafarge Tarmac's Topmix permeable concrete drinking up 4,000 liters of water poured onto it. That is impressive. The concrete in my apartment building's parking lot? It could drink 4,000 liters too, but only beer and liquor. It has a drinkin... / Continue →
  • September 1, 2015
    This is Ferrolic, a clock/visual display capable of showing the time, text, or morphing shapes by using magnets to manipulate drops of ferro-fluid. It is mesmerizing to watch and I want one very badly but they only made 24 of them and they all cost a fortune but the company hi... / Continue →
  • August 27, 2015
    This is a live-action battle between Princess Peach and Princess Zelda. Who wins? SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER: The one who you'd expect to win. "Zelda?" Of course Zelda, was there ever any question? If you would have bet on Peach you have zero business ever going to Vegas, not... / Continue →
  • August 4, 2015
    This is a short video tutorial showing you how to turn your smartphone (sorry, no dumb phones or pagers) into a holographic projector. All you really need are a couple pieces of plastic (you can even cut up a CD case!) and an app (like this one for iPhones and Androids) or a v... / Continue →