The Basic Secrets Behind Popular Circus Acts

While we don't recommend running into your backyard and trying to recreate silly circus routines on your own, it's still fascinating to know the general methods behind the tricks. So here are the basic "secrets" behind some popular circus acts. » 11/30/10 6:40pm 11/30/10 6:40pm

Lighters Will Blend, But Also Ultimately Pwn "Will It Blend" Blender

Will lighters blend? Yes, they will. And the explosive results, filmed in slo-mo, have finally warmed me up to this otherwise inscrutable internet meme. Good thing we didn't try this at the Giz Gallery! [Kotaro269] » 12/18/08 4:30am 12/18/08 4:30am

How to Make a DIY USB Fan

If you're both cheap and enjoy losing your eye thanks to a flying CD shard, take a look at this home-made USB Cooler. All you have to do is take an old CD, cut it up like a fan, melt it down so you can twist the shards, stick a cork in the middle, hook up a few wires to a little motor, hook that up to a USB port, and… » 2/29/08 1:50pm 2/29/08 1:50pm

Best Car Gadget Ever

Here's an oldie but goodie: A couple of hell-raising drug runners had what they thought was a failsafe way to eject drugs if they got stopped by the cops. They got a 3-foot-tall hobby rocket, put their cache of methamphetamine inside its body, and then wired up its rocket engine to the car's cigarette lighter for easy… » 6/19/07 12:51pm 6/19/07 12:51pm