This is a clip from WIRED’s ‘A World of Difference’ of Korey Kiepert, engineer and owner of wooden roller coaster design firm The Gravity Group comparing and contrasting the eight main types of roller coasters, how they operate, and what decisions lead to building one style of coaster instead of
This is a video demonstration of MIT’s ‘LaserFactory’, a laser cutter that’s been modified into an fabrication platform capable of producing functional devices. In this video, it cuts the pieces necessary to build a drone, then pours silver into the circuit traces, attaches its electronic components, solders the silver in
This is a video of engineer and Youtuber The Q building and demonstrating a sitting on air illusion, which involves constructing a leg brace that can double as a chair after being slid into a hidden bracket on the floor. Even knowing how it’s done it’s a cool illusion to
Because there can only be one Bob Vila, this is a short video of an alleged newly built bookcase rapidly disassembling itself into a perfect pile of particle boards. I assume the video was set up but the way it crumbles is perfect and the guy who’s filming it has
This is a short video from Vung Tau, Vietnam of a tiny sand bubbler crab quickly constructing a sand igloo before the tide comes in. The tiny crab will remain in its little temporary home with a bubble of air and continue to dig sand from beneath it and plaster
When I was 14 I could barely stick two LEGO bricks together without gluing my head to the table. Well, it appears Twitter user Laura33697398’s son may have slightly surpassed my ability at the same age and created this entire Manhattan build. Impressive. I mean near as impressive as impressive
Dropping November 27th for $550, this 9,036-piece recreation of the Roman Colosseum is officially LEGO’s largest set to date. For reference, the two previous largest sets were the 7,541-piece Ultimate Collector Series Star Wars Millennium Falcon released in 2017 for $800, and 5,923-piece Taj Mahal released in 2007 for $300.
This is a video of Youtuber Once Upon A Workbench building a playhouse for his children that’s a tiny version of the house you can buy in Hateno Village in The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild. He did a fantastic job, not just with the house, but with