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  • 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 25, 2015
    This is the chainmail wine bottle sleeve available from ThinkGeek ($25). It keeps your wine bottle safe from sword and arrow attacks. It does not keep your wine bottle safe from being opened and drank though, which is why I'm a little bit tipsy right now. *hiccup* Hey. Hey.... / Continue →
  • August 18, 2015
    Musician Leo Moracchioli recently completed this metal cover of the Ghostbusters theme song. It's actually pretty good. I AIN'T AFRAID A NO GHOST. Jk jk, I am deathly afraid of ghosts. They are actually the only things I am afraid of. The cat's out of the bag, okay? I gue... / Continue →
  • August 13, 2015
    Meet Okilly Dokilly, a Ned Flanders themed metal band out of Phoenix, Arizona. The 'world's only Nedal band' is playing their first show in their hometown September 5th and mentioned, "most of our songs are direct Ned quotes." This sounds promising. The inspiration behind th... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2015
    This is a video of two very strong neodymium magnets crushing everyday objects, including an iPhone, a juice box, and an apple. You 100% do not want to catch your finger between those things unless you are into extreme pain and stubby fingers. Magnets: they're dangerous. The... / Continue →
  • August 3, 2015
    These are the Alien and Predator fire pits welded together by metal artist Burned By Design from old propane tanks (previously: this Lord of The Rings Witch-King version). They make the perfect fire pits for the person who already has everything. Or the person who doesn't hav... / Continue →
  • August 3, 2015
    This is a video of a red-hot ball of nickel melting a block of floral foam. For those of you who didn't take a floral design course in college with your then-girlfriend, floral foam is a block of green absorbent foam you use to make flower arrangements so the cut stems can sti... / Continue →
  • July 24, 2015
    This is a video from the Crazy Russian Hacker demonstrating what happens when you stick coins in a block of dry ice. What happens? They shiver. WHY do they shiver? BECAUSE THEY'RE COLD, WHY ELSE WOULD THEY. Just kidding, because science. Or is it magic? Allegedly it's sci... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2015
    This is a series of high carbon (very strong) steel utility knives designed by Japanese Blacksmith Toru Yamashito to resemble five different species of whales. They cost around $50 apiece and are not balanced for throwing although that will absolutely not stop me from throwing... / Continue →
  • July 10, 2015
    This is a video of a Hammel Red Giant Car Shredder eating a bunch of engine blocks (previously: a shredder eating a whole car before crunching on a bunch of engine blocks for dessert). Do you know how tough engine blocks are? You can't bend them with your hands, I can tell yo... / Continue →
  • July 7, 2015
    This are fights-only (no interviews or other filler) edits of the first three episodes of the new BattleBots show on ABC. I had already forgotten the show was coming out, so it was nice to be able to see these. Plus they're only the good parts (fights), so you don't waste any... / Continue →
  • July 6, 2015
    This is the M48 Tactical War Hammer made by United Cutlery (available HERE for $50 -- and buy me a ninja sword while you're at it). It has a hammer skull basher on one side and a skull splitting pick on the other side. What side would you rather get hit with? If I had to cho... / Continue →
  • July 6, 2015
    This is an infographic featuring lesser-known facts about Superman, made for the folks at BuyMetalOnline (related: Man Of Steel). Did you know that in an issue of Supergirl set in an alternate reality that pink kryptonite could turn Superman gay? I feel like I might have writ... / Continue →
  • June 12, 2015
    This is a video of YouTuber TAOFLEDERMAUS demonstrating what happens when you add a little Coke to molten lead. It makes weird, swirly shaped pancakes. I don't know, something to do with the Leidenfrost Effect. You know, science. What do I care, I just want to drink it all ... / Continue →
  • June 12, 2015
    This is the £10 (~$16) Millennium Falcon Multi-Tool available for pre-order from TheFowndry. It has eleven functions including screwdriver, earbuds cord wrap, bottle opener, wire stripper, five different wrenches, a ruler and a letter opener. So it's by no means the most vers... / Continue →
  • June 11, 2015
    This is the Viking ship fire pit available from Etsy seller ImagineMetalArt. It costs $400, which is a little bit (technically a lot of bit) out of my fire pit budget at the moment. The ship measures approximately 40-inches long and 16-inches wide, so basically imagine my pen... / Continue →
  • June 3, 2015
    This is a video of TheBackyardScientist pouring molten aluminum into a giant lava lamp to see what happens (previously: a watermelon). Just to see what happens is arguably the number one reason for the science experiments I see performed on Youtube. No scientific method, no c... / Continue →
  • May 19, 2015
    This is the $27 SURVCO Tactical Credit Card. It fits in your wallet and combines over 20 different multi-tool features including axe, seatbelt cutter, bottle opener, saw, wrenches, nail puller, spear and more. To work as an axe though it has to be mounted to a stick. That st... / Continue →
  • May 19, 2015
    This is a video of the folks of Man at Arms forging the Predator's dual-bladed gauntlet in real life. The blades are slightly retractable, but not super retractable like the Predator's because the Predator had access to alien technology and we do not. Still, they did a good j... / Continue →
  • May 12, 2015
    This is a video of a man carving a cube inside of a cube inside of a cube from a solid metal block, using a lathe. None of the smaller cubes can be removed from the larger ones. Apparently carving cubes inside of cubes is some sort of indicator for how good a lathe turner is ... / Continue →