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This Aussie Robot Can 3D Print A House Using Bricks

Video: An Australian company from WA has built a prototype bricklaying machine that can build a house four times faster than a human brickie, just as precisely and with all the necessary cutting and placement all done from a robot that lives on the back of a truck.


This Engraving Machine Sounds Like The Future

Video: What could possibly be the reason for an engraving machine to make these noises? Do spacey-sounding arpeggios make it engrave better? Does it support MIDI? If you know anything about the fine art of engraving, do please enlighten us.


When CGI Meets Ferrofluid, Things Get Weird

Video: The magnetised liquid known as ferrofluid already looks like some kind of alien substance, but a design studio in Barcelona created a short video using this strange material along with CGI to create something that resembles a Pixar film you’d watch in hell.


Gross Algae Bloom Engulfs A Lake Full Of Human Waste

The United States is in the dog days of summer, which means disgusting algae blooms are cropping up across polluted and poorly managed waterways all over the country. The latest slime-covered coastline to grab headlines? Utah Lake and it seems that actual human crap is to blame.


The US Government's Latest Fireworks Safety Video Is Horrifying As Hell

Video: Every year around July 4 (surprise, surprise) the US Consumer Product Safety Commission puts on a graphic demonstration of why you should be really careful when setting off fireworks. The video of the demo arrived late this year, but if you’re a fan of horror movies, it was still totally worth the wait.


No, A Lemon Can't Actually Start Fires And Here's Why

Earlier this year a video appeared online purportedly showing how you could turn a lemon into a simple battery and then use it to start a fire by igniting a piece of steel wool. Uh no, that’s where the science falls apart.


Seeing Friction Welding In Slow Motion Is Like Watching Stars Form

Video: Friction welding already looks out of this world. I mean, watching two pieces of metal forge together through friction as they turn bright space orange? Awesome. But seeing friction welding in slow motion? That’s when we find out how truly spectacular the process is. The little sparks flying off the metal blocks look like stars being formed.


The Second Doctor Strange Trailer Finally Shows Us Some Real Magic

Video: The first trailer for Scott Derrickson’s Doctor Strange kept things pretty small. But at Comic-Con, the second trailer has been revealed and it actually shows some of the magic the film contains — both literal and figurative — as well as the potential impact Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) could have on the Marvel Cinematic Universe.


Why Do Humpback Whales Protect Other Species From Killer Whales?

It sounds like something out of a children’s animated film: the whale and the seal, at first put off by their differences, team up and become best friends. It’s like The Fox and the Hound but maybe less depressing?


Guy Ritchie Debuts His King Arthur Movie, Emphasis On The Guy

The director of Snatch and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Guy Ritchie, has finally revealed a look at his latest movie, the period action epic King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. And it’s pretty much what you’d expect: It’s Guy Ritchie in Medieval Times.


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