VFX artist demonstrates just how big SpaceX rockets are

Because most people see SpaceX rocket launches on a small screen or from a great distance, here's a better sense of how enormous these vehicles are by adding them to real-world places. Read the rest

The day an amateur rocket climbed 23 miles in one minute

Five years ago, Derek Deville launched an amateur rocket into the stratosphere in less than a minute. It still stands as a remarkable achievement, and the onboard camera gives a dizzying sense of the speed and height. Read the rest

Rocketship salt or peppermill

This peppermill is really great. Not something I replace more than once a decade, I wanted a grinder that stood out and was fun. I've had a set of Shaker style ones, purchased in my late 20s, that just needed to go.

This Rocket is looks great. Standing at 14" tall this grinder is certainly part of the conversation. The Rocket feels well made, has adjustable coarseness and grinds pepper.

Potential buyers will be happy to know the fins appear slotted in, and unlikely to break off. They appear to be the weak link in the design. If a tip breaks, you can easily re-level the rocket with a few cuts.

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WATCH: Matchstick rockets in super slo-mo

The Slow Mo Guys did a King of Random crossover episode, launching Grant's matchstick rockets recorded on their Phantom. Read the rest