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Weaponry mods almost always result in something particularly nasty looking, but when one tinkerer decided to create a Taser Sword he may have hit the sweet spot of dangerous and beautiful.
Making a rocket engine isn't that hard: you can do it at home with some Diet Coke and Mentos. It's getting the rocket to go where you want it to that's the tricky part. Private spaceflight companies are in the same boat, so they've asked the guys who came up with the guidance computer for the Apollo program for help.
While we watch hours of video with people and animals doing just about anything on camera, the amateur filmmaker behind the lens often goes forgotten. YouTube wants to change that with the announcement a global competition looking for the best 15-minute video storyteller. The prizes? A chance to work with Ridley Scott to bring the story to life on the big screen, with $500,000 thrown in for good measure.
Delta Airlines thought that it would be kinda cool to drill out a bunch of holes in a box, stuff it full of video cameras, and send it on a flight from Atlanta to New York after hitting all the record buttons. You know what? We think it's pretty interesting, too.
Don't have a steady hand for shooting video? No problem. YouTube's latest acquisition of Green Parrot Pictures' software might one day easily stabilize and restore your poorly shot footage.
The Enterprise-D, Jean-Luc Picard's trusty starship in Star Trek: The Next Generation , is one hulking vessel. It's over 2,100 feet long and 1,500 feet wide, making it far larger than today's biggest Earthly vehicles. Now, one man wants to recreate it — digitally.
Okay readers, now it's time to sit back and become viewers. Indulge yourself in the excitement of watching a Sony PlayStation 3 slam into an HDTV at 50 mph, shot in super slo-mo. No, we're not being paid to show...
This Christmas Cannon sure would save Santa — and everyone else — a lot of time. Imagine if ol' Saint Nick just loaded it up onto his sleigh and sped by, firing Christmas cheer in all directions. Or how...
For a robot — and even for a human — the MechRC has some seriously impressive moves. It can perform pretty much any motion you can program, including head-stands and backward tumbles, and it really maintains its balance well...