This is Glas, a 1959 Oscar-winning short subject documentary by Bert Haanstra about glass making, and it is the most mesmerizing thing you'll see today.
This gorgeous glass sculpture of an Actinophryid, an ocean microorganism, is over 100 years old. It's one the few surviving scientific models of tiny, swimming creatures created by a father-son team of glassmakers.
Click to view Did you know you could make glass on a regular charcoal grill? Sure it's incredibly flamey and pretty dangerous, but according to the folks at Pop Sci, it's possible! All you need to do is add washing soda, lime or borax to white-silica beach sand and a grill overclocked to reach temperatures of 2000°F.…