It’s not often you come across a real-life mad scientist. They’re usually just over-the-top antagonists in comic books, but Colin Furze is the real thing. He has a penchant for building things that often blow up—on purpose—like this impossibly dangerous-looking thermite cannon.
Burning food on a stove top sucks. Burning thermite on a stove top? It totally epic because flames shoot up ridiculously high and burn ridiculously bright and is just totally ridiculous in general. I mean, it burns right through the saucepan, makes a hole through the stove top and then fire drips right into the oven.
The strongest material on Earth, fictional substances included, is a hockey puck. It’s true. After surviving against the red hot nickel ball and going toe to toe with liquid nitrogen, it totally edges out adamantium and whatever T-1000 was made out of. Here’s another battle that it holds up admirably to: thermite,…
Ahh, there's nothing like watching an $750 electronic device roasting in a orgiastic chemical fireball in the name of... Science? Capitalism? Boredom? Take your pick, but here's the latest from the crazy people at Rated RR, whose previous iPhone torture videos can be found below.
The callers to C-SPAN's long-running morning show Washington Journal are as beautiful, and diverse, and perfect as America itself. In a long overdue bit of fan service, the Journal put on Richard Gage the leader of Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth. The callers loved it—loved it. You will too.
When a laptop or a phone blows up it's usually because of some dangerous exploding battery. But what if you want to make a laptop self destruct and blow up on its own? You'll have to make something that Q from James Bond would invent, basically. The genius Caleb Kraft did just that.
Sometimes a fire is too dangerous for the fire department. Whether it's the risk of an explosion, work on a surface that could collapse, or the presence of hazardous chemicals, a firefighter is always vulnerable. Now, when conditions pose too great a risk for a human, we can enlist a tank. A robot tank. The Howe and…
An expensive Les Paul Guitar. An expensive Strat-style guitar. An expensive refrigerator. Let's all take two minutes out of our day and ogle as they're destroyed by fire and explosion, in super slo-mo. It's beautiful. It's cathartic. It's Wednesday.