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This Transformers Short Film Is Every Kid's Imagination Come True

Video: In his latest short film called The Real Deal, Patrick Bovin uses some flawless CG to bring a five-year-old’s imagination and a set of Transformers toys to life. It’s as close as you can get to looking inside a kid’s brain while they play.


A Jet Engine-Powered Merry-Go-Round Is The Ultimate Amusement Ride

Video: You’re already accepting some level of risk when you climb aboard any amusement ride, from the Ferris Wheel to the bumper cars, and for little payoff. So if you’re going endanger yourself for some cheap thrills, why not go big aboard a merry-go-round powered by real jet engines rocketing you around in circles.


Watch A Helicopter Project A Video Onto An Enormous Banner Towed By Another Helicopter

To help promote its Video Music Awards that aired yesterday, last week MTV employed a novel approach to aerial advertising. Instead of having a plane pulling a large banner, it used a pair of helicopters to create a flying movie theatre that the Guinness Book of World Records has confirmed as the world’s largest aerial projection screen.


Mark Zuckerberg's Wife Can't Control His New Home Assistant

Mark Zuckerberg continues making news on his Italy trip, the latest being an update on the AI he’s building to help around the house. The Facebook founder revealed he’ll be ready to demo the assistant he’s been working on throughout 2016 next month. He also revealed that, “much to [her] chagrin,” his wife Priscilla cannot use the technology quite yet.


New Analysis Confirms Why The Skagit River Bridge Collapsed

In May 2013, a bridge spanning the Skagit River along Interstate 5 in Washington state catastrophically collapsed, after an oversized trailer clipped one of the bridge’s cross beams. A new analysis by engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign confirms the many factors that contributed to the collapse, and offers recommendations for how to prevent similar failures in the future.


Trying To See All The Art In All The Museums In London In One Day Looks Like A Fun Time

Video: OK, it’s probably hell if you actually try it. Alex Gorosh visited 13 museums in London, saw more than 140,000 works of art, and walked more than 35km in one day in an attempt to see all the art there is to see in London. He didn’t even see more than one per cent of the art in the city. That’s because London has 92 museums and more than 20 million works of art.


Blacksmith Makes A Kickarse Throwing Knife Out Of Braided Steel

Video: If you try hard and believe in yourself, anything can be a knife — but turning rebar into a legit-as-hell kunai is a fresh take.


How The Hell Does Kanye's Flying Stage Work?

Last night, Kanye West kicked off his Saint Pablo tour in Indianapolis with a crazy flying stage. Instead of a boring, normal, stationary stage — you know, the kind most artists jump and gyrate all over — Kanye decided to float above the audience on a suspended platform.


There's Nothing Remotely Functional About An Axe Handle Made Of Gummy Bears

Video: There’s no end to the impressive stuff handy YouTubers will make out of wood, metal and plastic. Peter Brown, however, favours unorthodox building materials.


Guy Hacks Together A Piano From Chopsticks And Other Instruments And It Sounds Great

Video: You don’t need a million dollar Steinway piano to put on a captivating musical performance. You don’t even need a real piano, as Sami Elu proves, by hacking together recycled instruments, materials you’d find at a hardware store and a bunch of unused chopsticks.


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