TechEBlog says: "Tim converted his garage into a full-functional one-lane bowling alley (Brunswick A-2 pinsetter), complete with black lights for the 'cosmic' effect."
Maker John Malecki built a two-legged chair sturdy enough to hold his nearly 300-pound full weight. He was inspired by the blue chair at this end of this optical illusion furniture clip, although that chair uses a different stabilizing method. Image: YouTube / John Malecki READ THE REST
These nifty gizmos use a set of gears to uncoil and recoil. Alex Fox shows how to make one with wood. They can also be 3D printed. Below is the inspiration. Oskar's video mentions the Thinkfun Tail Spin, but that model is currently unavailable on many outlets following a lot of poor reviews. Image: YouTube… READ THE REST
Mere humans can never harness the sea, but the Hacksmith had fun making Aquaman's trident with a few tweaks. While his generates impressive 800 psi water pressure, its capacity is limited, and the gold required would have cost over 2.2 million dollars. Next best thing, though. We need an Aquaman powerwasher attachment to make those… READ THE REST
Unless you're an essential worker, there's a good chance your work from home, stay at home lifestyle will be continuing, at least through the winter months. That's more than a little depressing, but it doesn't have to mean you've just given up. Instead of just surfing the web or watching TV, maybe you can even… READ THE REST
Shopify got started by a trio of Canadians back in 2004 when they got frustrated trying to sell snowboarding equipment online. More than 15 years later, Shopify is one of the biggest names in e-commerce, the engine behind nearly 1 million different digital storefronts that have generated nearly $1 billion in sales worldwide. Shopify's power… READ THE REST
Back in the early 1800's, Russian physicist Emil Lenz noted an interesting phenomenon. When he dropped a magnet through a pipe, the magnet's magnetic field created counter-rotating currents in the copper or aluminum pipe. To the naked eye, that dropped magnetic ball falls a whole lot slower when it's inside the pipe than outside. It… READ THE REST