This is a video of the UK’s Royal Navy receiving a demonstration from Gravity Industries showing how their jetpacks could be used to board ocean vessels, in this case the HMS Dasher. Admittedly, not a bad use for a jetpack. Maybe not as good of a use as flying into
This is the $12 Magic Tap, a battery operated automatic drink dispenser “with a universal cap that fits most containers” so you can dispense milk or juice or anything else from a large-mouth bottle with the press of your glass against its lever. That way you don’t even have to
This is the already incredibly funded (~$700,000!) Kickstarter campaign for the STOIC standing mat, a modular standing mat “inspired by nature to stretch, strengthen and massage your feet during your workday.” Honestly, it looks like it was inspired by making me just want to sit down. Stoic has interchangeable footpads
An ultra-realistic robotic dolphin developed by Edge Innovations (who developed the animatronics for Free Willy, Anaconda, and The Abyss) aims to replace some of the 3,000 actual dolphins in captivity at marine parks and dolphin experiences. Some more info while I’m sad about my captive dolphin friends, but also a
This is the Kickstarter for the Burrito Pop, a ~$33 (retail price $50, wtf!) burrito holder with a bottom base that twists to expose more burrito from the top, like lipstick or chapstick or a deodorant applicator. It’s also designed to help keep your hands clean and burrito warm in
Last week it was just a decorated length of PVC pipe, this week: a ghostly zipline created by Matt Thompson of Thompson Woodworks to provide candy to children and beer to parents while trick-or-treating. After zipping, the basket is returned to the porch via an electric drill attached to a
Seen here looking like some poor bastard just took a pipe hit so big it killed him, this is a video of propmakers Jaimie and Jay of Wicked Makers demonstrating how to make a simple slide so you can distribute Halloween candy to trick-or-treaters while maintaining proper social distancing protocols.
This is a video from Featherheads Bird Rescue in Hobart, Tasmania of an exercise wheel crafted by Alison McNeice (NOT McNugget) to keep the chickens at the rescue enriched and entertained while they snack. Hey, whatever works. Also, did the person filming cut the video because they were laughing so