There are over 150 steps in making a bamboo fishing rod which involve nearly 60 hours of work to actually complete. That’s a lot of work. You can sneak a peak at how it gets done—the carving, the burning, the shaving, the glueing—in the video below by Michael Herman. Show More Summary
You might be a DJ and you don’t even know it. But if you’re also a Pizza Hut fan, you might soon discover your hidden mixing talents. The company launched a brand new pizza packaging, one that’s smarter than everything else that’s out there. Show More Summary
It’s obvious to anyone with eyeballs that there ain’t no damn stars in the city, while there are about a gazillion and one out in the countryside. But what do the various gradations of light pollution actually look like? Sriram Murali pointed his camera to the night sky to show you the progression of light pollution and when it starts screwing us from seeing stars. Read more...
Speed cubing champion Anthony Brooks is used to racing the clock when he’s solving a Rubik’s Cube puzzle, but since we’re in the middle of the 2016 Olympics, he decided to challenge the world’s fastest man, running the 100 meters, to a head-to-head race. Read more...
3D printers can make lots of cool things, but lightsabers might be the coolest. If you need proof, I submit Tested’s video as evidence. Read more...
Jumping out of a plane and soaring like an eagle while wearing a wingsuit isn’t for the faint of heart. But trying to hit a stationary target atop a mountain while flying at 120 miles per hour requires a whole other level of bravery, and maybe a dash of crazy? Whatever it takes, Miles Daisher makes it look like it’s a stunt he’s tried a thousand times before. Read more...
The hottest phablet in town is about to launch in several countries, and it really is Samsung’s best phone. The Galaxy Note 7 is better than its predecessor in every way – read our full review – and it’s one phone to consider this fall if you want a big display on your smartphone. Show More Summary
I don’t find myself thinking about the structure of a movie as often as I should. But after seeing this video from CineFix explain the different structures used in movies, I probably will. There’s a lot of information to unpack and a...Show More Summary
At this point, you might be forgiven for thinking that Tesla's Model S has run out of things to race against. Over the past few months, we've seen a Tesla race a Boeing 737 down a runway, a Model S take on a motorcycle (it wasn't even...Show More Summary
Disney last week revealed a brand new trailer for Rogue One, it’s first Star Wars spin-off movie. The action-packed clip also brought us definitive proof that Darth Vader is back in this Star Wars episode. But for some reason, Disney...Show More Summary
For a brief period in the 1940’s it might have been possible for a young enamored soul to hand his hopeful a romantic mix-spool of wire. This was right before the magnetic tape recorder and its derivatives came into full swing and dominated the industry thoroughly until the advent of the compact disk and under a hundred kilogram hard disk drives. Show More Summary
Samsung's new Galaxy Note 7 is a phenomenal smartphone and Apple's next-generation iPhone 7 is shaping up to be an exciting upgrade as well. Companies are making huge strides in the virtual reality space right now, and we're seeing very early versions of autonomous driving software reach the public. Show More Summary
Come October, we’ll finally find out the answer to one burning Walking Dead question: who did Negan kill at the end of season 6? But until then, we get to watch new footage from the upcoming season, and can’t help but wonder whether AMC is trolling its fans once again. Show More Summary
Even in this age of wearable technology, the actual fabric in our t-shirts and clothes may still be the most high-tech product we wear. From the genetically engineered cotton seed, though an autonomous machine world, this product is manufactured in one of the world’s largest automation bubbles. Show More Summary
Every time a kid sends a Hot Wheels car hurdling down a twisty track, in the back of their mind they’re imagining what it would be like to be at the wheel of that tiny vehicle. With a GoPro Hero4 Session strapped to the roof, this video,...Show More Summary
Guns are used to blow the locks off doors in movies and TV so often we don’t stop to think if what we’re seeing is possible. (For the record, the answer is: sometimes.) But what does it take for a lock to be totally bulletproof? Read more...
While nothing is official until Apple makes it so, there’s little doubt in most industry watchers’ minds that we know practically everything there is to know about the upcoming iPhone 7 Plus. It’s going to look eerily similar to the iPhone 6 Plus and 6s Plus, but with a few minor design tweaks. Show More Summary
For the longest time, iPhone fans looking to try out the brand new iOS version well ahead of its official release could do so by installing the betas that preceded the final iOS version. However, many people relied on certain tricksShow More Summary
With most popular TV shows currently on summer hiatus, HBO's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver continues to roll out incredibly funny and thought-provoking episodes week after week. Last night, John Oliver was back in action and focused...Show More Summary
Most circuit boards any maker could need for their projects can be acquired online at modest cost, but what if you need something specific? [Giorgos Lazaridis] of pcbheaven.com has designed his own etching bath complete with a heater...Show More Summary