The literature promises "sick drifts and flips on the Island of Sodor" and that's exactly what you get.
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
These two guys have a tight routine manipulating black light Slinkies in unison. Hit the CC button for English subtitles. Of course, the undisputed master remains this guy: Image: YouTube / 우와한 비디오 X SBS 세상에 이런일이 READ THE REST
Holy smokes! There is a reissued Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle available and it looks awesome! GenX had a lot of cool toys that were slightly-to-moderately dangerous. Dart guns that shot darts, lawn darts, Stretch Armstrong filled with evil goo, but even better than a slip and slide was the Evel Knievel stunt cycle. Evel was… READ THE REST
When we pick up our phones to shoot a video, most of us aren't looking to craft "The Godfather." We just want something that looks reasonably decent that won't be an embarrassment when it gets posted to YouTube or social media. But while not every video needs to reach Spielbergian levels of production, you might… READ THE REST
Be honest. How many plastic lids are stashed away in your kitchen? No, seriously…how many? Go ahead and check that black hole of a cupboard down there and find out. We'll wait… Was the number up over 20? Over 30? More? Now the second question is…could you even guess at which containers actually fit half… READ THE REST
Music is hugely liberating. And whether you love rock, classical, country, rap or any other genre, there's a real sense of accomplishment when you can sit down in front of a keyboard and hammer out a note-perfect version of a favorite tune. Of course, the only way to get to that point is usually after… READ THE REST