The odds seem astronomically high in this Rube Goldberg-style "trick-shot" stunt. Cree, whose YouTube page is all about Rube Goldberg machines and/or trick shots of all sorts, has set up a maze for six ping pong balls – each in its own starting lane (created by what looks like Scrabble racks) to travel through, with the hopes that at least one of the balls will end up in the plastic cup below. The thing that makes this so fun is that the balls can bounce, which might lead many (including me) to think they could end up just about anywhere in the room. But they don't – they all do bounce, in different directions even, but somehow all end up landing in the same cup.
Creezy on YouTube says he had to wait 14 hours before a squirrel finally went for the bait – nuts glued onto a domino – setting off this backyard Rube Goldberg "chain reaction machine." Creezy hid in the bushes, shooing away birds and other curious critters that were about to "trigger the machine instead," when… READ THE REST
The Swish Machine takes 70 steps and over 3 minutes from start to swish, and "the machine took a month to build and another month to successfully work." The shot was filmed in one take, with no cuts. That's dedication! Image: YouTube / Creezy READ THE REST
Former Apple and NASA engineer turned YouTube sensation Mark Rober (previously) decided to spend his quarantine birdwatching until his neighbourhood squirrels defeated his supposedly squirrel-proof birdfeeders. READ THE REST
What do dribbling coffee on your white shirt, getting caught in rush hour, and stepping in dog poop all have in common? They're some of the most annoying ways to start off your day. But none of these nightmares can even compare to the anger that bubbles up inside you upon realizing you have no… READ THE REST
Just like unexpected rain or the sudden realization that you're fresh out of milk after pouring a bowl of cereal, a case of writer's block can really ruin an otherwise perfect day. Whether you're working on a blog or drafting a catchy tagline for your business's website, writing the right words doesn't always come as… READ THE REST
The way you arrange your home's interior is incredibly important, from using the color blue to encourage a more peaceful state of mind to implementing Feng Shui that brings your life good fortune. But if you're worried about deciding on a single decorating scheme, perhaps the versatility of light can help you see things a… READ THE REST