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  • October 30, 2015
    This is a video of a group of ants moshing their teensy little hearts out. Or at least that's what it looks like. Does anybody actually know what's going on here? I found several other videos on Youtube of the same thing. Did they just fight and kill some other ants or some... / Continue →
  • October 13, 2015
    These are some renderings from the architects at Choi and Shine reimagining power line towers as giants. I am into this. I mean, provided my tax dollars don't have to pay for it. I just want the f***ing potholes in my neighborhood fixed. "Like the statues of Easter Island,"... / Continue →
  • October 12, 2015
    Because some people don't like their metal heavy, Boeing has created the lightest metal structure known to date. It's 99.99% air and consists of a lattice of hollow metal polymer tubes. No word how much it costs to manufacture, buy my guess is way too much to make it practica... / Continue →
  • October 7, 2015
    These are a bunch of scenes from SpongeBob edited together to make it look like he's singing Ozzy Osbourne's vocals from Black Sabbath's 'War Pigs'. Youtuber Chip's World really nailed it on the editing. I just spent the last two hours trying to edit footage from my last birt... / Continue →
  • September 22, 2015
    This is the five-foot Barad-dûr fire pit created by ImagineMetalArt. It's for sale on Etsy for $690 if you're interested. I like the dragon flying around the bottom, I thought that was a nice touch. Still, you know what the first thing I think is everytime I see something li... / Continue →
  • September 18, 2015
    This is limited edition black can Metallica Budweiser. Only 91,000 cans were produced and they're only available in the Quebec area. Anybody here live in Quebec? Cool. Anybody here live in Quebec and want to mail me a case of beer? Awesome, I'll take a case of Unibroue's L... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2015
    This is a video of The Backyard Scientist finding out what sort of shapes will be formed by pouring molten aluminum in different melons (honeydew and cantaloupe -- he previously did watermelon HERE). The honeydew makes a hand grenade shape. That's cool. You know, I think I'm... / 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 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 →