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  • December 11, 2014
    These are two videos showcasing numerous designs of perpetual motion machines throughout history. They were all fascinating to watch, particularly the ones in the second video (featuring more modern machines). Unfortunately, perpetual motion machines are impossible to develop... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2014
    This is a video of hundreds of Chuck E. Cheese ball pit balls perpetually falling down an escalator. They ride up, and, after failing to exit the escalator like a frightened child at the top, start bouncing back down. Plus cause a least a few people to use the stairs instead.... / Continue →
  • March 23, 2012
    Seen here looking suspiciously like a toilet plunger with no stick, a robotic jellyfish developed by Virginia Tech (not again!) and the University of Texas at Dallas plots its next stinging of an unsuspecting beach goer. "Hey GW -- if you get stung I'd pee on it for you." I k... / Continue →
  • July 19, 2010
    Brother (the printer/sewing machine company, not my brother Frank), has developed vibration-powered batteries that promise to stay charged simply by shaking them. Shake Weight battery chargers? I think so! Called the Vibration-powered Generating Battery (maybe in the future ... / Continue →
  • February 25, 2010
    The Ouroborus Domino Machine was created by Karl Lautman and knocks over and picks up dominoes all by itself -- with magic! It's really therapeutic to see. Like watching two children beat each other in the head with plastic bats. But with less cheering and betting. Ouroboru... / Continue →