This is a video from a Korean foundry where giant hex nuts are made (imagine the Erector Set you could build with those things!), detailing the process in which steel rods are transformed into some of the biggest nuts I’ve ever seen. The North Atlantic right whale excluded of course,
This is Jazz Sabbath, a delightful album by Avant Garden (available for purchase as an actual LP, CD, or cassette on Bandcamp here) reimagining Black Sabbath songs as jazz bangers. It really is good stuff. I enjoy both jazz and Black Sabbath, so it was a real treat for my
Note: Keep your volume in check, death metal. Also, the demonic AI visuals (generated from the original video) are definitely going to give me nightmares, so maybe not watch it either. This is a death metal cover of Rebecca Black’s 2011 banger ‘Friday’ performed by Danny Dodge. Personally, I love
These are a couple Instagram videos of Flare Fabrications using a powerful burning laser to clean the grime off of a penny and dime, leaving a Mike Tyson style face tattoo on George Washing in the process, and cool guy shades on Roosevelt. Now I want one of those lasers.
In Metal Gear Solid news, this is a video from the fun-loving Finnish couple of Beyond The Press at a factory to see how a 10-ton bevel gear is machined. How are they machined? Very slowly, and it takes about two weeks to finish one gear. For reference, if I
This is some footage from an aluminum extrusion line where an overpressure event causes a catastrophic and fiery failure, opening a portal to a demon dimension in the process. I….I think I’ve visited that dimension before. Not a good time. Thankfully (and amazingly), nobody was injured in the incident, which
This is a video of a piece of steel being formed into a giant glowing coil at a steel mill. Obviously, your first reaction was, “My God I want to play with that Slinky.” And you totally should. Go ahead — pick it up. Speaking of picking things up, I
This is a video of guitarist Andre Antunes (previously: adding heavy metal to a hog calling competition — also, great last name for a musician) providing a little heavy metal accompaniment to Gordon Ramsey absolutely laying into people on Hell’s Kitchen. That, uh, that seems like a really abusive work