How To Turn PVC and Hairspray Into a Force of Destruction

Wish you had a way to fire projectiles in your backyard but lack a firearm and/or the proper permit? Not a problem! With $40 in plumbing supplies and an hour of your time, you too can launch Russets with extreme prejudice. » 5/19/12 11:00am 5/19/12 11:00am

Opera's Speed Test Is Pretty Incredible, Too

Hey, remember those amazing Chrome speed tests from a few weeks back? Well, Opera's not about to be outdone. And they've got parody on their side. If only this also came with its own "making of" video. [Opera via Engadget] » 5/28/10 10:40am 5/28/10 10:40am

Potato Chip Hand Solves the Chip/Keyboard Problem the Japanese Way

The age old conundrum of how to eat chips at a keyboard without making a giant mess has finally been solved. So how do you keep your hands clean? By using another hand. A robotic hand. » 1/21/10 2:10pm 1/21/10 2:10pm

Uber Tuber: The Instant French Fries Bazooka System

For some reason, Ted Goessling and Zach Gens think that creating a French fries machine using a potato gun-a compressed-air bazooka that fires potatoes-, a wire screen, and a large pot with hot oil is a good idea. I don't agree. I think their instant French fries maker-or Uber Tube, as they call it-kicks some serious… » 11/28/08 6:00pm 11/28/08 6:00pm