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0.38 Second Rubik's Cube Solve : videos

Mathematics

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated chances are pretty good …

Why in the world would anyone want a wooden nail?

<b>Beck Fasteners totally nails it with the Lignoloc.</b><p>Nails are wonderful things; the invention of the cheap wire nail made them into a cheap mass …

Cummins unveils an electric big rig weeks before Tesla

Sorry, Tesla, but someone just stole the thunder from the electric big rig you were planning to unveil this fall. The engine giant Cummins has unveiled a concept semi truck, the AEOS, that runs entirely on the power of an electric motor and a 140kWh battery pack. It's roughly as powerful as a …

Tesla

The Cave

The Cave is a representation of the architects and society behind it. It is an enclosed cube that seeks to be hidden and sheltered, while showing cracks and openings to the outside world. Like mankind, the building expresses a longing to be known and loved.

2018 Indian Motorcycles: Release date, prices, specs, and features

The 2018 Indian motorcycle lineup includes 16 models, up from 12 last year. Indian bumped up the features and added new color choices to several …

The Genius Problem-Solving Method Elon Musk Learned From Aristotle

How do some entrepreneurs manage to come up with solutions for the toughest problems? They borrow this method from an ancient philosopher.<p><i>"All great Acts of Genius began with the same consideration: Do not be constrained by your present reality."</i><p><b>Leonardo Da Vinci</b><p>Obviously, I have never met …

Creativity

New Porsche 911 GT2 RS In Action (Video)

Earlier today we heard about Porsche’s most powerful 911, the Porsche 911 GT2 RS and now Porsche has released a video of the car in action.<p>In the …

Gear & Gadgets

Revolutionary flapping wind turbine mimics hummingbirds to produce clean energy

A new flapping wind turbine from Tunisia marks a revolutionary breakthrough in the field of mechanics. Until recently, scientists have been limited …

Renewable Energy

Our Tech Predictions for 2017

Every December, we take a look back at big ideas from the past twelve months that promise to gain momentum in the new year. With more than eleven …

Artificial Intelligence

My new favorite t shirt

Penny Floor Showcases Beauty and Functionality DIY Decor

To many people, a penny isn't worth the time that it takes to pick it up—but not for DIY enthusiast Tonya Tooners. After gathering and sorting a staggering 13,000 pennies ($130), she arranged them into a stunning design on a floor in her home. From afar, you wouldn’t realize they were …

DIY

New Whimsical Wheatpastes Playfully Interact with the Streets of Paris

We're big fans of artist Levalet, who papers the streets of Paris with his whimsical, wheatepaste posters. The French street artist has a knack for using the surrounding architecture to give his work a sculptural effect, fused with humor. Each piece creates a vignette that highlights the artist's …

Posters

Fisker EMotion Promises 161-MPH Top Speed, 400 Miles of Electric Range

Henrik Fisker is back, promising a cutting-edge electric sedan with more range and top speed than any competitor out there.<p>Henrik Fisker, the car-designer-turned-car-builder, has finally spilled some of the details regarding his newly-launched electric car company. Witness the all-new Fisker …

Electric Vehicles

Young Koala Joey Has Herself a Good Long Cry After a Big Bully Kicks Her Out of Her Tree

After being pushed out of her tree by a much larger koala, a young joey in Adelaide Hills, South Australia sat on the ground, had herself a good cry …

Koala

Gaza Strip students build solar-powered car to help battle fuel crisis

The Gaza Strip in Palestine is faced with diesel and electricity shortages that lead to blackouts and major transportation challenges. So engineering …

New graphene super batteries charge up in seconds and last virtually forever

With the aid of one of the strongest materials on Earth, a researcher at Australia’s Swinburne University has created a battery that charges up super …

Watch this electric race car SMASH the 0-60 mph record

As Tesla has shown us, electric cars are quite capable of embarrassing their gas-powered rivals, but a new record-breaking racer developed by a …

Electric Vehicles

Toy Photographer Captures Marvel Superhero Action Figures in Funny, Offbeat Situations

Toy photographer Hrjoe has taken a wonderful series of photos that capture Marvel superhero action figures in all sorts of funny, offbeat situations. …

Kermit the Frog & Fozzie Bear Hilariously Engage In Improvised Existential Banter In 1979 Camera Test

Kermit the Frog (Jim Henson) and Fozzie Bear (Frank Oz) hilariously engage in improvised existential banter about their greater state of being during …

The Muppets

Japan's Most Insane Porsche Tuner Built A 911 In Brooklyn And It Looks And Sounds Glorious

While other New York Auto Show people were going to lame parties, legendary tuner Akira Nakai built one of his famous RAUH-Welt BEGRIFF Porsche 911s …

Auto Shows

The design of these hangers is solving a problem we didn't know existed

Frustrated with how little space he had in his dorm room closet, Drew Cleaver was motivated to design a solution without changing the closet …

Design

Watch a Wooden House Built By Hand from Top to Bottom

They don't make 'em like this anymore.<p>Sure , it might be nice to live in a mansion, but what could possibly be homier than a modest but well-built home made out of trees you felled yourself? As nice as that may be, it's just not a feasible project for most of us. So instead, just live vicariously …

This 1937 Film Perfectly Explains the Secrets of Engine Lubrication

A vast number of the engineering challenges faced by those who develop internal-combustion engines come down to one simple factor: friction. Countless years have gone into creating surfaces, coatings, oils, and bearings that attempt to overcome this universal force.<p>And yet the most basic way in …

Watch the Entire 50-Plus-Year Evolution of the Porsche 911

The joke about Porsche never changing the design of the 911 is, at best, played out. Yes, the car has maintained a similar silhouette over the last five decades of its existence. Yes, the engine is still at the wrong end of the chassis. But underneath that steadfastly teardrop-shaped body, a whole …

Russian Artist Masterfully Sculpts Hauntingly Lifelike, Fully Articulating Dolls From Polymer Clay

Russian artist Michael Zajkov is an incredibly talented sculptor as demonstrated by his line of absolutely stunning, but eerily lifelike dolls that …

Dolls

This Virtual Reality Game Could Help Treat Lazy Eye

“People who have vision impairment are always wondering what it is they’re missing, how much their vision is kind of holding them back,” says James …

Virtual Reality

A Quick Run Through the History of the Porsche 911

This is how an icon evolves.<p>Born in 1963, the Porsche 911 has become a legend. And while it may still look similar, it's actually come a long way. Here are the changes that the 911 went through to become the car that it is today, and the trivia you need to impress your friends.

Porsche