You Can Buy That Magic '100 Water Balloons in a Minute' Rig Soon

Remember that amazing invention from earlier this year that let you fill and seal 100 water balloons in just a minute—without having to tie a single knot? It started life with a ridiculously successful Kickstarter campaign, but according to the folks at Blaster Labs, its creator recently signed a deal with Zuru, the… »11/05/14 9:23am11/05/14 9:23am

A Compelling Reason To Try Putting a Water Balloon in a Barbecue Grill

What happens when you mix two backyard staples, the water balloon and the barbeque grill? Apparently a pop loud enough to convince your neighbors you're setting off anti-aircraft missiles. Now I'm not saying to try this or anything—certainly not—but I can't help imagining that I would be impressed by the summertime… »3/09/11 9:00pm3/09/11 9:00pm

Mo' Slow-Mo: Objects Breaking (or Not) for the Casio EX-F1

Our friend Robert Woodhead (of slow-mo Mentos-n-Coke fame) has kindly shared another of his Casio Exilim EX-F1 masterpieces, this time water balloons and china slowly shattering (and occasionally not shattering) to the tune of Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture. They're a mixture of 300, 600 and 1200 frame-per-second shots,… »5/11/08 9:00pm5/11/08 9:00pm