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Category: Videos

Sculpted BB-8/Hulkbuster Mashup Figure: The Sithbuster

Sculpted BB-8/Hulkbuster Mashup Figure: The Sithbuster
Let’s face it, with Disney owning both properties now, Star Wars and Marvel are practically begging for a crossover. And to give us an idea of what that probably wouldn’t look like, artist Adam of the YouTube channel North of the Border sculpted this 1:12 scale BB-8/Hulkbuster armor mashup.

A $310,000 Fully Autonomous Robotic Massage Machine

A $310,000 Fully Autonomous Robotic Massage Machine
Do you have a knot in your back? Do you trust a robot to massage it out without snapping your neck in the process? If you do, you’re in luck, thanks to Massage Robotics’ MR-01, a $310,000 fully autonomous massage robot with two 6-axis collaborative robotic arms that operate using cloud artificial intelligence.

LEGO Mega Factory Builds a Log Cabin Out of Cucumbers

LEGO Mega Factory Builds a Log Cabin Out of Cucumbers
Move over, gingerbread houses, because this LEGO Mega Factory built by YouTuber The Brick Wall is capable of constructing an entire log cabin out of cucumbers, which will henceforth be known as a cuke cabin. The massive LEGO factory took 83 days of planning and construction, and consists of 23,000+ pieces, 21 motors, and 7 controllers, and has a footprint of 64″x 44″ x 22″.

The Santasizer: 11 Synchronized Synthesized Dancing Santas

The Santasizer: 11 Synchronized Synthesized Dancing Santas
Crafted by musical mad scientist Sam Battle of Youtube channel Look Mum No Computer, the Santasizer isn’t an antibacterial hand gel to help keep the coronavirus at bay, but eleven dancing Santa toys from the 90’s connected to a synthesizer that reacts to the input being played through them.

Artist Crafts a Chicken Leg Knife: Cock-A-Doodle-Dagger

Artist Crafts a Chicken Leg Knife: Cock-A-Doodle-Dagger
Proving that art isn’t dead, it’s just gotten extremely esoteric, Berlin, Germany-based artist and inventor Uri Tuchman crafted a beautiful wood and metal dagger inspired by the shape of a chicken leg. Now you can carve your chicken with a chicken!

Gunpowder Powered Nutcracker Cracks Even The Stubbornest Nuts

Gunpowder Powered Nutcracker Cracks Even The Stubbornest Nuts
Cracking nuts while sipping cocktails and making small talk with relatives: it’s a timeless holiday tradition. But what about those stubborn nuts that refuse to crack so easily – what about them? I’m looking at you, macadamias!

These Bird-Like Robotic Legs Can Perch And Grasp Things With Its Feet

These Bird-Like Robotic Legs Can Perch And Grasp Things With Its Feet
Inspired by the legs and feet of a peregrine falcon, engineers at Stanford University’s Cutkosky Lab have developed a set of SNAG (“stereotyped nature-inspired aerial grasper”) robotic legs that can perch on different sized branches and grasp objects in a manner similar to the bird of prey.

The Dronut X1: A Donut Inspired Drone

The Dronut X1: A Donut Inspired Drone
I was just thinking the other day somebody should combine a donut and a drone, and apparently Boston-based Cleo Robotics was already on the case, developing the $9,800 Dronut X1 – the world’s first bi-rotor ducted drone that can operate in much tighter spaces than traditional drones.

Woodworker’s Incredible Glowing One Ring Lamp Definitely Rules Them All

Woodworker’s Incredible Glowing One Ring Lamp Definitely Rules Them All
I’ve always wished I was better at woodworking but I can’t even make a livable birdhouse out of those easy-to-assemble kits. French woodworker Olivier Gomis is basically the opposite though, woodturning and crafting this absolutely incredible Lord of the Rings glowing One Ring lamp from maple and maple veneer over the course of 53 hours.

A Piano BBQ Grill: The Perfect Instrument for a Cookout

A Piano BBQ Grill: The Perfect Instrument for a Cookout
Genius: you know it when you see it. And I saw this motorized piano BBQ grill crafted by YouTuber Handy Geng, and I knew instantly he was ahead of his time. Did he travel back from the future to showcase this marvel of modern music and grilling technology?

Modder Builds a Furby Synthesizer Module and It’s as Disturbing as You Might Imagine

Modder Builds a Furby Synthesizer Module and It’s as Disturbing as You Might Imagine
Look Mum No Computer (aka Sam Battle) clearly has some sort of strange obsession with making musical Furbys. You may recall his previously posted electronic organ created using 44 singing Furbys. I think we can all agree that is entirely too many Furbys in the same place at the same time.

Modder Packs Playable Doom Game Into Pregnancy Test

Modder Packs Playable Doom Game Into Pregnancy Test
For those of you unaware, there’s an ongoing challenge in the computing and gaming community to get Doom to run on less and less sophisticated hardware, pushing the limits of what was ever thought possible. In the near future, someone will hack an abacus to run the game.

Baby Yoda Bounty Hunter Figure: The Force Is Strong with This One

Baby Yoda Bounty Hunter Figure: The Force Is Strong with This One
Inspired by the Beskar armor worn by Boba Fett and other Mandalorians, artist Sean Viloria created this custom 1/2-scale ‘Grogu Fett’ figure decked out in bounty hunter gear, clearly ready to bring a target in warm, or cold.

Animatronic Alien Xenomorph Rocks out on Guitar

Animatronic Alien Xenomorph Rocks out on Guitar
Xenomorphs: they’re just misunderstood aliens that want to rock out, not kill. Case in point: this small animatronic xenomorph built by Danny Huynh that jams out on guitar. Free Bird! Admittedly, I would still have a hard time feeling comfortable being a groupie.

Robotic Tractor Kills Weeds with Lasers

Robotic Tractor Kills Weeds with Lasers
Sure Old MacDonald had a farm, but did he have an Autonomous Weeder robot from Carbon Robotics? I think not. E-I-E-I-O indeed! The Autonomous Weeder, designed to kill weeds without harming the soil or water, scans the ground with its 12-camera array, identifies weeds via onboard AI, then kills them with high-powered carbon dioxide lasers.

Pastry Artist Creates Edible Desk Lamp: Luxo, Edible

Pastry Artist Creates Edible Desk Lamp: Luxo, Edible
Presumably envisioned in a eureka moment complete with a lightbulb going off over his head, incredibly talented pastry chef and chocolatier Amaury Guichon constructed a realistic desk lamp entirely out of edible ingredients. At first, I couldn’t believe my eyes.