Short film on Barney Smith’s Toilet Seat Art Museum

San Antonio, Texas has what is probably the world's largest collection of toilet seat art under one roof: Barney Smith’s Toilet Seat Art Museum. Take a couple of minutes to enjoy Wes Plate's profile of a charming old guy's lifelong hobby. Read the rest

54 adorable holiday Yule Log animations, each by a different artist

Watching a real yule log burn is cool and everything, but Yule Log 2016 has outdone all previous years with 54 fantastical animations on a yule log theme.

All proceeds go to Camp Interactive, a kids' coding camp.

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This LEGO Addams Family Mansion needs to happen

LEGO is reviewing this nifty Addams Family mansion as a possible box set. It even has Morticia on her rattan chair with a black fan. Read the rest

Make labels like it is 1978

Want to label things like Mom and Dad did?

I needed a label gun, but I hate the printer-in-your-hands models. What I needed was an old-style click-wheel embossing label maker!

KA-Click! KA-Click!

I remember spending hours as kid making labels with my dad's click wheel embosser! A hard plastic tape runs through a mini-printing press, and you simply squeeze to emboss letters on to it. This click wheel is simple to mash, I remember my parents one as taking Herculean effort.

The tape comes in all sorts of great colors too!

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Google Maps Streetview Player animates any entered trip

Created by developer Brian Folts, this nifty program "will take in either a starting point and end point, or a provided file of a route and provide a playthrough of the Google Streetview images that are available." Read the rest

Ghostbusters Ecto-1 Wheelchair Costume

Ryan Scott Miller outdid himself with this terrific wheelchair costume that Jeremy will be sporting this Halloween: "This year we put it to a vote and our friends choose the Ghostbusters Ecto-1!" Well-played, sir! Read the rest

Pixel art that responds to viewer manipulation

German designer Marcus Blättermann created this nifty series of scalable pixel illustrations based on Greek mythology (Tantalos shown here). Drag your cursor around at his site to alter the image. Read the rest

GoPro modded on a Hot Wheels chassis

5MadMovieMakers revealed how they make their cool POV videos of Hot Wheels cars flying down tracks: a GoPro Hero affixed to Pharadox Hot Wheels Chassis. Read the rest

How to make origami dragonclaw gauntlets

Jeremy Shafer shows how to make flexible finger rings that look like reptilian claws by allowing joint movement. He also shows a handy way to maximize the number of squares you can make out of standard printer paper. Read the rest

Tiny Kitchen wins a Streamy Award

They are by no means the first in the tiny food video genre, but Tiny Kitchen has certainly upped the production values enough to earn a 2016 Streamy Award for fun vids like these Tiny S'mores. Read the rest

You probably need a mermaid tail blanket this fall

Now that fall is here, wouldn't it be nice to keep your legs warm while pretending you are a siren of the sea? The good folks at YARNutopia share how to make your own mermaid tail blanket, including a PDF of the pattern. Read the rest

Happy anniversary to the coolest Let's Play grandma on YouTube!

One year ago, grandmother Shirley Curry started posting impossibly charming Let's Play videos while playing Skyrim to connect with her grandkids. They are delightful to watch and listen to. Read the rest

Fun game lets you explore tiny emoji dungeons

Update: This post previously left out some important info about the creator Noah Swartz (@SwartzCr) and the Twitter bot (@TinyDungeons) that creates the playable dungeons hosted by Andrew.

I make tiny dungeons meant to look like something out of Nethack - created by @swartzcr - Play my tweets at [this link]

Be sure to follow Noah and TinyDungeons for more fun!

Tiny Dungeon Player hosted by Andrew Faraday (aka @MarmiteJunction) lets you explore emoji-filled dungeons. Eat pizza for health, pick up money, and find the keys while avoiding devils, gators, ants, and other nasties.

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Klutz LEGO Chain Reactions Kit for $10

This chain reaction kit is on sale at Amazon for just $10 right now. It has parts and instructions to build a bunch of different Rube Goldbergian machines.

Design and build 10 amazing moving machines - teach your bricks new tricks. Comes with 80 page instructions, 33 LEGO pieces, instructions for 10 modules, 6 plastic balls, string, paper ramps and other components.

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HOWTO make incredibly resilient DIY liquid glass putty

If you enjoyed our previous post on Liquid Glass Putty, a fun and amazing material with all kinds of interesting uses, you'll love this update.

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Gorgeous triple spiral of 15K dominoes comes tumbling down

Professional domino artist Hevesh5 does a lot of great domino builds, but this colorful triple spiral is both beautiful and relaxing to watch. Read the rest

Dolly Parton sings a song live at both 45 and 78 record speeds

On her 1976 variety show, Dolly Parton sang "Do I Ever Cross Your Mind," then performed it again as if it went from a 45 rpm record to a 78. Read the rest

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