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

Warning: viewing these baby animals in cute outfits may kill you

Brace yourself for a level of cuteness that could have lasting effects. Zoo Portraits by Barcelona-based Yago Partal include interesting information about each species. That cute otter could grow to 99 pounds, the heaviest of the weasel family. Read the rest

This Australian slip 'n slide gets crazier every year

Paul Borrud not only made one of my favorite surfing videos of all time, but he also has an annual water slide on Australia Day. This year's event looked like tons of fun, but they should look into a longer collection pool for 2017. Read the rest

Skimboarding while pulled by a horse

Even if you don't ride horses or skimboard, this gorgeous location makes this amazing feat worth watching. Read the rest

Poop emoji cookie cutter

Francesca4me has created arguably the best Poop Emoji Cookie Cutters on the market, and they come in four different sizes. They include depressions for the eyes and mouth that can be filled with white icing, and the thin lines they cut halfway into the cookie give them the most accurate-looking result. Read the rest

Watch an object levitating atop another levitating object

YouTuber Latheman666 takes maglev to the next level by adding nine neodymium magnet cubes to a levitating magnet and then floating a pyrolytic graphite disc about 1mm above the neodymium. Hypnotic! Read the rest

Jumping into a pool of 25 million water beads

Mark Rober teamed up with The Backyard Scientist to see what happens when you fill a pool with 25 million water balls then try to jump in. Read the rest

How to light-paint a skeleton

A phone, pen light, or LED is all you need to make this nifty long-exposure skeleton light drawing. Darren Pearson shows you how. Read the rest

Playground designers' whimsical whales, krakens and dragons

MONSTRUM founders Ole Barslund Nielsen and Christian Jensen create imaginative story-based playgrounds in their native Denmark and around the world. A few examples below: Read the rest

The overwhelming glee of a woman enjoying her new Chewbacca mask

Candace Payne, your joy is infectious.

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Trigger Windows Solitaire victory animations with a single click

Here is a startlingly compelling implementation of the classic Windows Solitaire victory animation: simply click and win! The creator is Richard Cabello, who has perhaps played enough Windows Solitaire for one lifetime. Read the rest

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