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  • July 22, 2014
    This is the mech warrior playhouse built by Alabama dad and NASA scientist Jim Martin for his children. The playhouse is based off the Mad Cat, a mech from the analog (read: paper-and-pencil based) role-playing game MechWarrior. Could you imagine growing up with a mech warrio... / Continue →
  • July 15, 2014
    This is a time lapse video created by Laurin Döpfner by sanding down different objects (including a piece of wood, wall plug, analog camera, walnut and animal skull) 0.5mm at a time, and taking a picture after each run. The results are mesmerizing. You really just have to wat... / Continue →
  • June 11, 2014
    This is the wooden sculpture carefully carved and assembled by Japanese artist Ohtake Ryousuke to move like an actual lobster. If that showed up my plate at Red Lobster I would definitely try to butter it and poke its eye-stalk with my fork until my mom threatens one more time... / Continue →
  • May 6, 2014
    Note: Solid F-bomb at 0:19. Crank up the volume! This is a short video of a guy cutting down a massive tree limb when the Ent it belongs to decides enough is enough and wacks him off his ladder. Dude survived the fall fine though, so you don't have to feel bad about having j... / Continue →
  • April 30, 2014
    This is the Bibliochaise from Nobody & Co. It's a chair that can hold up to 300 books or even more nudey magazines. You have to email them for the price though which means it's gonna be ungodly expensive. Anybody here a carpenter? "I am." YES -- please tell me your name is... / Continue →
  • April 24, 2014
    This is the CATable, a collaboration between designer Ruan Hao and Lycs Architecture. It functions as a desk for humans AND a playground for cats. That's cool, right? You know, sometimes I wish I was cat-size so I could play under my sofa. Plus jump really high. I've alway... / Continue →
  • April 15, 2014
    This is a video from heavy equipment manufacturer Caterpillar featuring five excavators playing the world's largest game of Jenga with 27 blocks, each weighing 600 pounds. Cool, but a traditional game of Jenga is played with 54 blocks. This is only half a set. I expected mor... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2014
    This is a video of a Brazilian boy who built himself a little model excavator using plastic syringe hydraulics. Most impressive. I'd pretend I could have made something like that growing up, but I'd be lying. The only thing I was making at his age were messes in my pants. "... / Continue →
  • April 10, 2014
    These are Wine-O-Saurs, handcrafted wooden wine bottle holders that look like dinosaurs. They come in Stegosaurus, Parasaur and Dimetrodon species and are the brainchild of Pete Betcher, who sells them in his Etsy store TheBackPackShoppe for $40 apiece (along with Triforce and... / Continue →
  • March 24, 2014
    Sorry folks, I am dealing with something. This is The President, a 3,200-year old giant Sequoia that lives in the Sierra Nevadas (also a great beer) in California. And he's never moved -- 3,200 years in the exact same spot! Me? I'd get restless. The tree stands 247-feet ta... / Continue →