Yo-yo tricks are already a miracle of physics. But Ben Conde specializes in a type of yo-yo with an unattached string, and does things that defy all logic. But there’s one sneaky feature that makes these contraptions work.
Some digital projectors can produce 281 trillion shades of color. That’s approximately 40 thousands colors for each and every person on Earth. What makes them work is theoretically simple, but the technological feat requires extreme precision in practice.
Lead is a relatively soft metal, and the fact that it deforms on impact is what makes lead bullets so deadly. It expands inside whatever it hits causing more damage to the surrounding area. But there are metals much softer than lead, and their effects on contact are even more pronounced—so naturally someone made them…
Jean Yves Blondeau’s ski suit conjures up a lot of images. It’s sort of like a Transformer. Or The Stig for winter sports. But mostly I’m concerned about if the person wearing it is able to stop.
What’s more nerve-racking for a drummer: the prospect of falling onto a bunch of metal spears, or ruining a very expensive drum set?
NASA’s new series of bullet-shaped “X-planes” are the first step towards trying to resurrect the dream of supersonic air travel.
When you have a childish mind, amazing After Effects skills, and too much spare time, you end up making videos like this one: An insane nerf battle with realistic special effects, actors overacting, and ketchup. Gallons of ketchup.
Remember that crazy backwards Mute Math video? Well, you don't need a huge production budget and guyliner to pull off those sweet effects, just the patience to learn how to lip-sync a song backwards and a video camera. Witness this video for the equally painful song "Destiny's Calling" by Melody Club. Totally…