Genius guy transforms plastic bottles into super strength plastic rope

Look, I have no idea what I'm going to do with super strength plastic rope either but oh my genius, this recycler's idea of turning plastic bottles into plastic rope is just brilliant. The video is perfect, he shows you the plastic rope, shows you what to do with it and then shows you how to make your own. I'm now… » 6/20/14 12:19am 6/20/14 12:19am

Lasso Coatrack Is Probably Supported By Cowboy Sorcery

There's always been some kind of mystique about the wild west and cowboys. And if you've ever stared in awe while they roped a cattle, wondering how they could pull off such a feat, it's no longer a mystery. It's obviously the same thing that keeps this Lasso Wardrobe frozen in time—straight up magic. » 12/18/12 2:40pm 12/18/12 2:40pm

Save Your Automobile in a Hurricane Using Sophisticated Gadgetry

The Hurricane Rope Tether—because you can never be too prepared when it comes to protecting your beater car from being washed away in a storm. This fancy DIY project is brought to you via a KTRK TV viewer in Houston during their recent brush with Hurricane Ike. File this one under smart tips for suburban disaster… » 9/15/08 2:15pm 9/15/08 2:15pm

Invisible, Near-Weightless Nanotubes Could Support Humans, Buildings,…

In what sounds like the result of the lamest Truth or Dare party ever, scientists have calculated how many nanotubes it would take to support the weight of one human. The discovery unto itself isn't that impressive-a nanotube rope that's one centimeter in diameter could do the trick. But when you realize that the rope… » 7/21/08 11:15am 7/21/08 11:15am