The US and South Korea's biggest live fire drill ever was pure madness

There are so many things going on in this year’s US and South Korea’s live fire exercise that it’s hard to remember what you’re seeing because each drill just keeps raising the ante over the previous one. All I know is that there were a ton of tanks, helicopters that filled the sky, planes that scorched flybys, and so… »8/28/15 1:55pm8/28/15 1:55pm

This is the cutest (and possibly smallest) 3D printed drill in the world

Lance Abernethy, a maintenance engineer from Auckland, New Zealand, 3D printed a cordless drill that measures 0.67 inches (17mm) tall, 0.27 inches (7.5mm) wide, and 0.5 inches (13mm) long and holds a 0.02 inches (0.5mm) twist drill. Not happy with that, he is already working on a smaller version. »3/19/15 9:57am3/19/15 9:57am

What Happens When You Use a Giant Construction Drill on a Car?

It's quite simple really, the car gets completely destroyed, screwed and mangled in every which way possible. The TR-150 construction drill completely eats the car alive to the point where it can no longer drill it anymore, it has to smash and pulverize it. Using construction tools for destruction is a beautiful… »6/07/13 9:00pm6/07/13 9:00pm

How An Auto Body Innovation Revolutionized the Way We Build Skyscrapers

Certainly you've assembled a piece of Ikea furniture and experienced that special kind of frustration that comes with realizing the screw holes don't line up and you have to take everything apart and put it together it again. Now imagine this problem at 750 feet in the air with massive steel girders instead of… »2/09/12 12:00pm2/09/12 12:00pm

Does This Mean Power Drills Are Allowed in Classrooms Now?

Marketed as the "world's first chuckable drill powered pencil sharpener," C.H. Hanson's $7 Pro-Sharp Finishing Pencil Carpenter sounds much more scientific than it actually is. Just attach it to where you'd normally screw in the drill bits; whack a pencil in, and zooooooooom, off you go to sharper-pencils nirvana. And… »3/21/11 2:40pm3/21/11 2:40pm

Hard Drive Crusher: How Much Would You Spend to Secure Your Data?

We all know that sensitive data left on a discarded hard drive can be a security risk, but would you be willing to drop upwards of $11,500 on a machine that ensures its destruction? EDR's Hard Disk Crusher gets down and dirty by drilling through the hard drives' spindles/rippling the platters to make data recovery… »5/01/08 2:30pm5/01/08 2:30pm

Smart Guide Drill-Aid Will Stop Your Holes Wandering (Yes, I Said HOLES)

Bongkun Shin's concept design Smart Guide keeps your drill at right-angles to the surface, meaning no more badly-placed and mis-aligned holes. It also keeps your aim right on target by collapsing smoothly as you advance the drill bit forwards. It looks like it acts as a guard to protect you from flying debris, as… »2/14/08 10:45am2/14/08 10:45am

Drill Blender: If There is a More Masculine Way to Mix a Drink, I Haven't Seen It

What better way to retain your masculinity whilst preparing some fruity, girly, mixed drink than to put it in a specially designed blender that can be attached to a standard cordless drill? Perfect for use on a boat, on a construction site, or during any other manly activity. People will surely say, "look at that dude… »1/11/08 5:30pm1/11/08 5:30pm

Porsche P'7911 Design Multihammer Power Drill - the Apostrophe is All-Important

Toasters, kettles, sunglasses, coffee makers, cellphones—now add drills to the endless list of things made by Porsche that don't have five wheels and go "Vroom!". They've gotten into bed with German tool company Metabo and have come up with an (admittedly) super-sexy drill that is made of carbon fibre and aluminum.… »6/11/07 8:17am6/11/07 8:17am