Ingenuity: Driver Creates Manual Windshield Wiper System
This is a video from Tagum City, Davao del Norte, Philippines, of a driver who MacGyver’d himself a manual windshield wiper system after the existing system’s motor went out. Pretty clever, but why not have the passenger operate the wipers so you don’t have to yank the rope and drive
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Hey Boo Boo!: Bear Startles Unaware Man When It Takes A Bite Of His Shoe
This is a video captured by a hiker on Mount Rainer in Washington of a bear that approached an unaware man laying half in and half out of his tent when the bear takes a liking to the man’s shoes and allegedly tries to take a bite out of one,
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Close Calls: Bow Fisherman Ricochets Arrow Back At Head
This is a short video of a Michigan bow fisherman almost catching a dead himself when an arrow ricochets off a log in the water and makes a beeline for his head. In his own words while I replay the video to see if you can hear the fish cheering:
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Tow Truck Crane Lifts Illegally Parked Car
This is a video from nearby the beach in Poole, Dorset, UK, where a Mercedes is being crane lifted from its illegal parking spot by a tow truck. In the videographer’s own words while I go make sure the empty parking ticket envelope I put on my windshield is still
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Giant 3-D Printer Printing A 39-Inch Tall Castle Model
This is a timelapse video from Argentinian 3-D printer manufacturer Trideo using their ~$40,000 Big-T industrial 3-D printer to create a 1 meter (~39-inch) tall castle model. The Big-T (not to be confused with Big-D, a personal nickname I’ve been fruitlessly trying to make stick for years) can print objects
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The Sounds Of Boxing Matches With No Audience
This is a video from BT Sport Boxing of a series of bouts that took place with no audience due to COVID-19, so you can actually hear the sounds of the fights. Specifically the punches landing, the coaches yelling instructions, and everything the ref says. Like silence on a Saturday
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Sing Us A Sausage, You’re The Piano Man: Guy Makes Piano Out Of Sausages
Because Germans sure love their sausages, this is a short video of German Youtuber patricks world demonstrating his electric circuit based ‘Bockworst Piano’. Simple enough. So, you think he ate all those sausages afterward? I’d hate to know they all went to waste. Regardless, I think we can all agree–
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Mmmmm!: A Crocheted Triple Cheeseburger With All The Fixings
This is the crocheted triple patty cheeseburger crafted by yarn shop Olives and Bananas in Thunder Bay, Ontario, as a collaboration with local burger joint Beefcake’s Burger Factory. As you can see, it’s got everything you need to stack a mile-high cheeseburger “with mayo, lettuce, onions, pickles, a triple stack
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