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  • February 8, 2016
    This is the Setae Flatware set 3-D printed in metal by the designers at Francis Bitonti Studio. After printing, the set was cast in sterling silver for a beautiful, sparkling finish. I bought a 20-piece flatware set from IKEA for $8. It looks absolutely nothing like this one... / Continue →
  • February 1, 2016
    This is the already funded Kickstarter campaign for multiple series of cast metal gaming dice from Trayser Metal Works. $14 gets you a single die of your choice cast in yellow brass, ancient bronze, white bronze or aluminum alloy. There are no discounts for buying multiple di... / 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 29, 2016
    This is Lizzy Rae performing For Today Makes A Birthday Cake, a metal song that doubles as a birthday cake recipe (previously: her shepherd's pie recipe song which I made and was pretty decent). I was so inspired I tried to write a country song about my mom's meatloaf recipe b... / 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 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 Metalcore Kitchen, a video of singer Linzey Rae and the band The Ghost Inside performing a metal song that doubles as a recipe for shepherd's pie. I love shepherd's pie. Maybe because I kinda consider myself somewhat of a shepherd. Join my flock? FYI this is a full-... / Continue →
  • January 5, 2016
    The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) has announced that elements 113, 115, 117 and 118 will be added to the periodic table, completing the seventh row of the table in what was probably the most exciting game of bingo for the scientists who discovered th... / Continue →
  • December 30, 2015
    This is a video of that guy who pours molten copper into everything he can find pouring molten copper into antifreeze. While I admire the Backyard Scientist's artistic approach to pouring molten aluminum, this guy seems to prefer doing his copper pouring all willy-nilly. 'Shi... / 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 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 →
  • 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 →