It's one thing to balance four different-sized glass bottles on top of another. It's another to balance them inside of a moving wooden frame which is then spun around. Watch as balancing artist Rocky Byun of South Korea impressively accomplishes the latter.
Imagine a real-life jetpack that propels you forward instead of up. Now imagine roller skating with that jetpack. Imagine no more! Happy Mutant extraordinaire Ian Charnas has made that jetpack, tests it out and then recruits some skating pros to really take it for a ride. I'll be honest, I was worried for all of… READ THE REST
Greywood Arts is a wonderful artist residency and workshop in Killeagh Village, County Cork, Ireland. Like many places in both the hospitality and arts industries, they've been at a standstill during the pandemic, using the time as best they can to continue renovating and modernizing the historic Georgian property they call home. But now, another… READ THE REST
There's no question that artist and engineer Ian Charnas makes cool stuff. But, he's really outdone himself this time. How? Well, he's made a real-life invisibility shield (previously), a nod to the invisibility cloak from Harry Potter. His "Invisa-Shield" is all an illusion, of course, getting its magic primarily from a large lenticular sheet. Want… READ THE REST
From tablets and laptops to desktop computers, you can always feel confident you're getting a quality piece of tech if there's an Apple name on it. Unfortunately, that level of security comes with a price tag as the Cupertino titan invariably creates top-notch products and charges a premium price for that level of performance. But… READ THE REST
We've all finally acknowledged that coffee isn't just a mug of flavored water you swig in the morning to perk up your day, right? The brewological arts have elevated in recent years. Sure, you can buy a can of coffee crystals or grab a latte at Starbucks, but that's just maintenance. For true lovers of… READ THE REST
If you're going to learn electronics, you might as well learn it in service to something fun. And if you're going to learn to DJ, you might as well learn something practical along with it. Because let's face it — you probably aren't the one-in-a-million performer who becomes Deadmau5 or Marshmello or somebody else in… READ THE REST