Magnetic Buckyballs In a Blender Create One Terrifying Light Show

It didn't take long for those "Will it Blend?" videos to get long in the tooth. You can only watch so many smartphones being torn to shreds before the novelty wears off. But to celebrate the birth of his 40th grandkid, Tom Dickson tosses a mountain of magnetic Buckyballs into the blades and the results are as… » 1/26/15 1:40pm 1/26/15 1:40pm

What Happens When You Blend a Blendtec?

I know you all asked yourself that question at one point or another. This is why you shouldn't try to answer it, Large Hadron Collider be damned. [VirtualShackles] » 11/15/10 2:40pm 11/15/10 2:40pm

You Can Blend A Lot of Things in a Blendtec, But Not Keys

While the Blendtec blender can blend all manner of topical gadgets, it looks like it's met its match in a pair of keys. Will it blend a pair of keys? Uh...no. [@ahphotovideo via Lansing Noise via The Daily What] » 9/01/10 6:00am 9/01/10 6:00am

When Memes Collide: A Will It Blend Teardown

So what happens when two marketing execs from the undisputed leaders in elaborate, roundabout publicity stunts get shitfaced, together, the night before ad pitches are due? Nobody knows for sure, but I bet it would look something like this. » 10/13/09 12:44pm 10/13/09 12:44pm

9 Nauseating "Will It Blend" Food Recipes

The folks at Will It Blend were kind enough to contribute some of their favorite food-related videos for our Taste Test this week. However, these are the kind of recipes you will probably taste going down and coming up. » 8/24/09 4:00pm 8/24/09 4:00pm

Olympus Discovers Will It Blend, Uses It to Sell Cameras

Have you guys heard of this "Will It Blend?" thing? Apparently it's all the rage on the internet! That's why the cutting-edge minds at Olympus jumped on this new fad to make a viral video of their own. » 6/22/09 11:50am 6/22/09 11:50am

Blenders Used For Art, Not Science

The opening question in any serious empirical research is "Will it blend?" But here's a German artist who felt that her art should begin with a slightly different question: "How will it blend?" » 4/23/09 10:00pm 4/23/09 10:00pm

"Will It Blend?" iPhone App: The Christmas Present Nobody Wanted

YouTube superstar Tom Dickson gained massive fame when he turned an iPhone into dust, mocking all of us who don't have one. Now, he brings his videos to the App Store, with a twist! » 12/27/08 7:30pm 12/27/08 7:30pm

Lighters Will Blend, But Also Ultimately Pwn "Will It Blend" Blender

Will lighters blend? Yes, they will. And the explosive results, filmed in slo-mo, have finally warmed me up to this otherwise inscrutable internet meme. Good thing we didn't try this at the Giz Gallery! [Kotaro269] » 12/18/08 4:30am 12/18/08 4:30am

FYI: Blending a Charged iPhone Causes Explosions

On Saturday at the Gizmodo Gallery, we blended a fully-functioning iPhone with a Blendtec, sacrificing it to the gods of copy and paste. What we learned was that if you blend an iPhone with its battery inside, it explodes. Whoops! » 12/08/08 5:40pm 12/08/08 5:40pm

Today at Giz Gallery: Live Gadget Blending at 3PM

It's Saturday. The hung over day after our Giz Gallery reader meetup, which went on late into the night with some Pizza and Xbox on the 103 inch TV with Giz Alum Benny Goldman doing his best Biggie Smalls karaoke. (Uh, if anyone got photos of any of last night's debauchery, could you email them to me? I forgot to take… » 12/06/08 11:22am 12/06/08 11:22am

At Gizmodo Gallery: A Live "Will It Blend?" Demo

The Gizmodo Gallery, which starts this week in NYC, is going to have voodoo. See, Blendtec, the guys responsible for those catchy videos of gadgets being destroyed aren't just giving us one to give away as a door prize, but they're setting us up with a demo model we can use to pulp our own gadgets with. » 12/01/08 9:49pm 12/01/08 9:49pm

Yes, We Are Painfully Aware That Your Blenders Will Easily Pulp an…

The original iPhone with its metal back couldn't survive the Blender's assault, so what chance does this iPhone 3G's plastic spine have? Zero. Then again, has anything ever failed to blend properly? I'd say these guys need a new shtick but we keep linking and you keep clicking so I guess I'm not actually as… » 7/12/08 6:02am 7/12/08 6:02am

Will The Wiimote Blend? (SPOILER ALERT: Yes.)

We're almost afraid to post this "Will It Blend" Wiimote edition video, as it's sure to reignite the wildfire of giggling commenters who scan every post to be the first to drop that trademark line. Maybe, due to the comment publishing lag, we'll even see two Will It Blends in a row, the ultimate Will It Blend faux… » 5/07/08 8:25am 5/07/08 8:25am

Blender With Built-In Tachometer: How Fast Does It Blend?

We present the latest evolution in "Will It Blend?" technology: A 900-watt, 20,000-RPM blender with a built-in tachometer. Although I've been quite happy with my run-of-the-mill Cuisinart, I have slight gadget lust for the brushed steel-y, $134 L'Equip RPM blender and a pulsing desire to see how many RPMs it takes to… » 1/02/08 5:20pm 1/02/08 5:20pm

Blending Guitar Hero (Tom Goes Nuts)

We know how much you love the Will it blend? series, so here is the latest installment. This edition sees our crazy buddy get a Guitar Hero controller into the blender, but not before going completely ape shit at the device, prepping it for the proper blending treatment. Well, we know the question that is currently… » 11/26/07 1:30am 11/26/07 1:30am

iPhone vs. Blender Ends in Grisly Tangle of Metal and Plastic


It seems like just yesterday we showed you the Transformers meeting their maker in the Blendtec blender, and now it's the iPhone's turn. Behold, fanboys and haters alike: The iPhone is not immortal. Just don't breathe its dust when it's all over. [Blendtec YouTube Channel]
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Will It Return? Blended Camcorder, Completely Destroyed, Taken to Best…


What happens if you take a camcorder and completely destroy it in a blender, then try to return its blended-up remains to Best Buy? Well, there is a 14-day return policy, isn't there? In a spinoff of its "Will It Blend?" series that promotes Blendtec blenders, one of the show's brave souls attempted just that. Would… » 4/13/07 12:50pm 4/13/07 12:50pm

Boeing 747 Makes Mincemeat Out of a Couple of Cars



Next time you decide to take a little joyride behind a Boeing 747 with its engines at full throttle cranking out 58,000 lb. of thrust each, think of this video from the Brit car series Top Gear. Forget how small electronics fare in a blender. We want to see how large machinery stands up to a 747! » 4/11/07 8:31am 4/11/07 8:31am