Watch a Chunk of Lava Stone Get Grafted Onto a Carbon Fiber Bench

The making-of video for Peugeot Design Lab's latest project contains no words—it doesn't need any, since it shows every step of the process: From blasting a huge chunk of volcanic stone from its resting place to crafting a piece of carbon fiber to perfectly fit the rock's jagged profile. The resulting bench looks like… » 4/03/14 5:08pm 4/03/14 5:08pm

Video: Don't cook canned ravioli in lava unless you want it to explode

The always amazing YouTuber lavapix put an unopened can of Chef Boyardee ravioli in the path of a 2,000 degree molten lava flow. Unlike their previous Coca Cola can experiment, this one exploded throwing pasta 30 feet away. Then the lava ate all the pasta left in the can. » 2/12/14 1:59am 2/12/14 1:59am

LAVA Future Hotel Room Is Perfect for Dr. Dave Bowman

Created by LAVA architects—the people who designed the Beijing Water Cube » 11/19/08 9:15am 11/19/08 9:15am and —and the work organization branch of the Fraunhofer Institute—who brought you the MP3 standard—this Future Hotel Room belongs to a set of a Kubrick movie full of monoliths and monkeys. It's not just looks, however: The room has been designed…

USB Volcano May Be Best, Most Useless USB Gizmo Yet

The humble USB socket has provided power for some weird gizmos, but I think this might just take the biscuit: it's a USB-powered volcano. A fake one (duh!) in fact, with plastic lava beads that erupt out of the volcano in a water-filled desktop toy. Awesome—the mega-destructive and impressive power of nature reduced… » 9/30/08 10:30am 9/30/08 10:30am