Sure, it’s about five months early for Dia de los Muertos (aka Day of the Dead), but that’s okay. It doesn’t matter what day it is when an automaton sugar skull made out of LEGO pieces shows up in your browser.
A Galaxy Quest television series has been rumored for some time, but nothing ever came of it. That’s okay, because this Star Trek spoof series looks like it could be even better. Seth MacFarlane and Jon Favreau have stepped up to give us The Orville.
Microsoft wants to make their Cortana personal assistant a serious Alexa competitor, obviously, so they should take note of this what Jarem Archer aka untitled network has done here, with the creation of a Halo-inspired holographic Cortana appliance.
Fidget spinners are super popular right now. Maybe I’m not the right age, but I just don’t get it. I say just stop fidgeting and learn some self-control. Apparently they help relieve anxiety though, which I can understand.
Getting your finger or toe hit by a mousetrap is terrible. The pain is excruciating. Seriously, you have no idea. Now imagine diving into 1,000 mousetraps on a trampoline. That would be crazy right? Yep. Well, the internet is all about crazy and some guy did just that.
This is proof that you can make your LEGO dreams come true. Adam Woodworth, an aerospace engineer and hardware designer at Google, wanted to see how aeronautically sound a LEGO airplane design really was, so naturally he built his own to test it out, building a large RC version of it.
If you ever had a mousetrap come down on your finger or a toe, you know the excruciating pain that it causes. Now imagine a giant mousetrap that is big enough to slam down on your body and kill you dead.
Do you want the coolest DIY Wolverine claws? Then head to your freezer and eat up some popsicles stat! These Popsicle Stick Wolverine Claws are totally badass, and you can make them at home.
Sure, these are just popsicle sticks, but they are sharp enough to do some serious damage as shown in the video.They
We’ve all been there, guys. Sometimes we do stupid things because of booty. Take this little boy. He’s just riding his bike on the sidewalk in Stockholm, when a big bus with pictures of strippers in thongs on the sides catches the boy’s attention.
And you thought that LEGO bricks were painful to step on. Imagine getting shot with them. There’s a gun for that. Joerg Sprave’s latest creation is a custom elastic-powered gun that can turn LEGO bricks into nasty projectiles.
Marble machines are kind of amazing. I love what people can create with them. Check out this video demonstration of a mini golf themed marble machine being built by Ben Tardif. There’s no actual putting required, also no whiny kids, so pretty awesome.
This TrotBot was created by Ben Vagle. It is an 8-legged robot built out of LEGO Mindstorms and despite its looks, it uses a walking mechanism inspired by the gait of a galloping horse.
You can see it in action in the videos below.
Remember that episode of The Simpsons where Bart finds all of those megaphones and breaks all of the windows in Springfield? Well, Kevin Kohler, better known as The Backyard Scientist has recreated the prank. Will it explode all of Homer’s beers in the fridge?
“You’ll shoot your eye out kid!” That’s what someone should have told this kid. Northern Arizona University student and programmer Michael Reeves has built a sophisticated pizza box robot – one that uses a camera and facial recognition software to shoot a laser straight beam into your eye.
What do you do when you are a college student who wants to zip around campus, but don’t have speedy scooter? You do what these two Georgia Tech students in Atlanta did. They used their engineering skills to create the “chainsaw trike.”
Any dad will tell you that games with young children can go on and on and on and on and on. They never end at times until the little one passes out from exhaustion or you can distract them with cookies.