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  • January 23, 2015
    This is a piece of metal that's been laser-etched with "micro- and nanoscale structures" by scientists at the University of Rochester to increase its hydrophobic (water-repellant) properties. The scientists believe it's a significantly better solution than chemical coatings, n... / Continue →
  • January 7, 2015
    Second thoughts: it looks like Bill is having them. This is a video demonstration of the Janicki OmniProcessor, a giant machine that can turn sewer waste (including wadded up toilet paper and actual turds) into electricity, ash, and clean drinking water. It's supposed to be a... / Continue →
  • December 29, 2014
    This is the beautifully crafted Bioshock themed aquarium built by Tim Baker Creations as part of the Super-Fan Build web series. They did an amazing job (the Big Daddy's mask has lights inside and his drill even rotates), I just wish it had even MORE decorations. Like, maybe ... / Continue →
  • September 30, 2014
    While most people would spend their time trying to move OUT of a dumpster, environmental science professor Jeff Wilson has committed to living inside one of the trash shacks for an entire year. During that time, Jeff, who also calls himself Professor Dumpster and not Captain T... / Continue →
  • September 23, 2014
    This is Montegrotto Terme, Italy's recently completed 'Y-40' (aka 'The Deep Joy', which I've actually been called before), the new world's deepest swimming pool (previously: this one). The pool's central well reaches a depth of 40-meters (~131-feet) and is used for deep-sea di... / Continue →
  • July 25, 2014
    Meet Bunch O Balloons, a system for filling up to 100 water balloons per minute invented by father of eight Josh Malone. Because when it's your job to fill water balloons for eight kids, you're gonna find a way to make that shit easier on yourself. Same goes for putting them ... / Continue →
  • July 14, 2014
    This is a series of photos showing the process that sad and single ARuFa used to turn an ordinary shower head into a beautiful girlfriend. And by beautiful I mean she looks like the girl who craws out of the TV in The Ring. Is he like...going to pleasure himself to that? Wha... / Continue →
  • June 30, 2014
    This is a point of view trip down the 17-story Verrückt slide at Kansas City's Schlitterbahn water park. It basically looks exactly how you'd expect -- like you're about to die. Also, I didn't know you rode the slide on a raft. I thought you rode it bare-assed. Well not BAR... / Continue →
  • June 30, 2014
    Cool helmet, Jacques Cousteau. This is a video demonstrating what happens when you crack an egg underwater (and deep enough for the water pressure to have an effect). I actually posted a better version of the experiment back in 2012, but maybe you weren't reading then. Hell,... / Continue →
  • March 14, 2014
    This is a pool built by Agor Engineering that has a wooden floor that can be raised and lowered hydraulically (previously: these concrete ones). You can adjust the height too, so if you just want to sit in tit-deep water and sip cocktails, you can do that. Or you can make it... / Continue →