Friday, February 8, 2013

Need to "go" out in the great outdoors? well the Strap and Crap may be just what you need

If you`ve been out hiking, fishing, camping or just generally out in the wilderness for any great length of time you just might get the urge to "go". But where? No restrooms around thats for sure? And pardon the pun but it can be a pain in the you know where. Well here`s Strap and Crap to the rescue now you can enjoy some "relief" as much as you can enjoy the great outdoors.

Watch Back To The Future in 60 seconds

This is pretty cool to watch, Back To The Future (first one) as an animated short speed run. The first one was a classic and clocked in at 116 mins, but you `ll get all the goodness here in 60 seconds. Thanks the 1A4 Studios for this mini classic in its own rite.

This condensed version of the 1985 hit movie travels MUCH faster than 88 miles per hour.

yup, it sure does travel much faster than the original 1985 move! very fun to watch, recommended

Thursday, February 7, 2013

A pancake making Rube Goldberg machine

Let`s face it Rube Goldberg machines are awesome. Not only are they fun to look at but they represent real engineering challenges. This is the pancake-omatic, it took around 200 hours to make and add another 100 hours for testing the thing. What does it do you ask? Well make pancakes of course!

Rumour: John Noble of Fringe will be the villain in Star Wars Episode VII

Chalk this one up as rumour, John Noble of Fringe fame will allegedly be cast as the primary villain in the as of yet untitled upcoming Star Wars Episode VII movie.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Artist`s flexible paper sculptures stretch and expand like an accordian

Li Hongbo demonstrating, how his paper sculptures work. from Dominik Mersch Gallery on Vimeo.

This is Beijing artist Li Hongbo, and by the looks of it his medium is paper. Not only is this sculpture beautiful when viewed as a static display it hides a secret, it`s also flexible. It can stretched and moved distorting the head completely, quite amazing work actually.

This is what a solar flare sounds like

You`ve probably seen footage of solar flares but ever wonder what one sounds like? Well you can`t actually hear them but you can listen to their effects on radio waves here on Earth.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

For the lazy: micro robotic smartphone and tablet screen cleaner

You know you`re lazy when you can`t even clean the screen of your smartphone or tablet. Well Tomy has the solution for you, this is the Tomy Auto Bee S and yes it will happily clean your device`s screen without any complaints.

Monday, February 4, 2013

Disabled goldfish gets her own little life preserver to lead a normal life

Poor little gal. This goldfish can`t really swim around so her owner built her a little harness to maintain buoyancy. Hey, she looks happy and apparently very loveable and tame too.

New Lone Ranger Super Bowl trailer

Yup It seams to be trailer day, yet another Super Bowl extended trailer headed your way. This time we have the new Lone Ranger trailer that aired during last night`s Super Bowl. Got to say Johny Depp looks pretty awesome as Tonto in this, he`s definitely got the potential to steal the whole show.

Star Trek Into Darkness Super Bowl trailer

This is last night`s Star Trek Into Darkness Super Bowl offering. Lots of destruction of and some burning Federation ships, nothing really given away but fun to watch.

Iron Man 3 Super Bowl extended trailer

This is the good one, the extended Iron Man 3 Super Bowl trailer in HD. Watch as Tony Stark does his snarky thing.

Sunday, February 3, 2013

The Flying Fortress: A DIY LEGO drone

Two LEGO builders Tyler Westmoreland and Chris Shepard have built a drone using nothing but LEGO Mindstorms parts and balloons.

Watch Stardust, a short about Voyager 1 outliving the Sun

This one is pretty cool. What if the Voyager 1 spacecraft kept going, it could theoretically outlive our Sun and the species that built it. Well Postpanic productions asks that question: