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Friday Smackdown: Gravel Spritz Shrub Popper

2 weeks ago

We blew past them in a spritz of gravel and glass, popping the shrubberies like catapulted rocks into the air. We could handle the speed–oh, we could handle the speed–what…

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Cabot 1911 Pistol Is Made From a Meteorite, Is World’s Most Expensive Ever

2 weeks ago

Pennsylvania based Cabot Gun has designed and fabricated a pair of 1911 pistols made out of a 35kg (77 lb) chunk of the Gibeon meteorite. Called the “Big Bang Pistol…

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How to Make a ‘Power Drill’ From Natural Materials if You’re Ever Stuck in the Wild

2 weeks ago

With over a million views on his primitive technology-related videos, the YouTuber appropriately known only as Primitive Technology has indeed found the recipe for viral success. While primitive technology and…

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This is What Happens When You Pour Molten Copper into a Coconut

2 weeks ago

Whether it’s a cantaloupe, an anthill, or even raw steak, there’s no shortage of what’s possible for testing the effects of casting or pouring molten metal in or on natural…

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Cool Tools of Doom n’ Stuff: Week 04.16

2 weeks ago

With so many cool things coming out each week, it can be hard to wade through all the rock-awesomeness. With ‘Cool Tools’, we’ve done the hard work for you. This…

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Yobi3D Model Search Finds the Most 3D Printable File (And Anything Related)

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People have been using Google search since 1997 (in 1996 it was known as BackRub) to search for information on everything under the son and beyond. With the rise of…

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Slingshot Master Joerg Sprave Creates a Gatling Gun from Pressurized Coke Bottles

2 weeks ago

Whether he’s preparing for the zombie apocalypse with his Slingshot Zombiehammer with Skull Ejector or devising new ways to split Oreo Creme with his Oreo Separation Pump Gun, Jorg Sprave…

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An Industrial Designer Shows How to Go From Analog to Digital Sketching with iPad Pro

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If you count yourself amongst one of the early adopters of the iPad Pro, chances are you’ve also been using the device for the bulk of your digital sketching purposes,…

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Ultimate Upcycling | Forging a Knife from Fish Hooks

2 weeks ago

These days, it seems like we rarely go a week without some crazy blacksmith vying for YouTube view counts with an attention-grabbing blade design. Regardless of whether the skilled blacksmiths…

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SolidSmack Radio | Sketch Machine Pt. III

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This week’s Spotify-powered SolidSmack Radio Playlist knocks you in the pop sockets with head-boppin’ groove tuneage to help propel you through the work week in style. Whether you find yourself…