You probably didn't grow up playing Nerf blasters, though you've got to admit, you would have loved to. The foam made darts, balls, and arrows are powered by just compressed air. The Engineer Guy is here to explain the science behind the Nerf Blaster.
Movies don't help much to contribute to what little knowledge we know about space. Here are some of the ten lies we've been told about it. One of it: you won't freeze if left unprotected in the vacuum of space.
NASA imagined what humanity in space would look like back in the 1970s and it looks a lot like what we see in film today. Each of these concepts are approximately the size of a Californian beach town, and are self-contained habitats with artificial gravity, artificial weather, and are imagined in three types of colony: toroidal (donut shaped), sphere, and cylinder.
Simone Giertz invented a breakfast machine made of a uArm robot that pours cereal and milk into a bowl and feeds the user with a spoon. At least, that's what it was intended to do. Check out the video below:
Kickstarter became a serious business back when it launched. The crowd funding site has a lot of success stories, but it somehow feels like it has a lot of scams and crappy ideas that never actually become real after that. JelloApocalypse explains everything you need to know about Kickstarter in this animation:
Are we wired to cheat? Is it in our human DNA to move on from one significant other to another? According to science, humans fall into the category of monogamous mammals, but it just so happens that cheating is a fairly common human behavior too. Check out the video below:
You don't need to go out anymore to find love these days. You just need an app for that. This short film uses that idea to show what our society has become, and how we might just be operating on the subject of companionship from now on.
We've seen disgruntled workers from delivery companies toss and throw your packages like they mean nothing. So why can't we get a robot to do the work for us instead? After all, they won't be frustrated at all. This transwheel robotic unicycle delivery drone concept is too cool and needs to happen. Stat!
You'll find yourself with at least a handful of light bulbs in your lifetime. And while most of us just throw it away or recycle them, you can actually repurpose them for something else. Here are some 5 things you can do with light bulbs:
How are baseball bats made? And how would you go about it if you were to make it on your own from scratch? Watch the video as the craftsman in it uses maple and walnut wood. The process is quite interesting actually!
Bikes get stolen all the time. So three Chilean creatives decided to put their heads together and make one that can't be stolen at all. Their project on Indiegogo in March raised a total of $80,078. Now they're shipping them!