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  • 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 →