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How To Fix A Flat Tire When You're Stranded In The Middle Of Nowhere

Video: If you’re going to go off-road in your car or on your motorcycle, you need to know how to fix a flat tire. You’ll often be a long ways from help and likely without mobile reception. Luckily, it’s easy to do. We just made a video showing you how.

Watch A Water Droplet Wrap Itself In A Sheet Of Plastic

Fluid dynamics is never not cool. Here we see ultra-thin sheets of polystyrene wrap themselves around shrinking water droplets.

The 12 Steps That Basically Every Hero In A Movie Goes Through

Video: It’s pretty simple even if we don’t want to acknowledge it: movies are pretty much set up all the same and a hero’s journey roughly follows a pretty universal 12-step process. Or at least that’s what Iskander Krayenbosch thinks in his animation The Hero’s Journey. He deftly utilises characters from popular movies to prove his point for each step.

How A Giant Lift Harnesses Gravity To Move Boats

You’re probably aware that normal elevators make use of counterweights, which reduce the amount of energy it takes to move people up and down skyscrapers with slightly frightening speed. But when it comes to moving hundred-ton boats, a little more precision is required.

The Trailer For The New X-Files Mini-Series Is Here

The new X-Files TV series is less than a fortnight away from its world-first debut at New York Comic Con, but we’re still a few months from its January 2016 broadcast premiere. Until then, we’ll have to make do with illegal bootlegs, or official trailers — titled The Truth Is Still Out There, this is a new, 45-second teaser for the upcoming six-part miniseries that continues the X-Files story.

10 Really Easily Optical Illusion Tricks You Can Do To Fool People

Video: Some of these optical illusions from Quirkology are totally silly but there are others that are genuinely fun to do, especially to kids and/or drunk people. It’s like explaining how to perform magic tricks or also how to exploit the weakness that is the human eyeball.

Everyone Thinks Sam Smith's New Bond Tune Is Rubbish

We’re just weeks away from the release of the latest James Bond epic Spectre, and now we know what the theme music will be. This time around the film-makers have opted to commission Sam Smith (the singer, not the beer as everyone knows that Bond drinks Martinis), and he’s come up with a track titled “Writing’s On The Wall”.

This Supercut Of People Destroying Their Phones Is Oddly Satisfying

Video: I smashed my phone last night. We’ve all done it. You miss a pocket or get a case of butterfingers and the next thing you know you texting on a piece of abstract art. The new iPhone is out though and I’ve heard it has a better screen.

An Autonomous Shuttle Is Using Public Streets For The First Time -- Here's How It Drives

This spring, a city in the Netherlands will become the first to allow fully autonomous shuttles regularly on its public roads — in the form of a small bus carting people between two towns.

Watch A Guy Use 90 Instruments To Play A Single Song

Video: How many instruments can you name off the top of your head. Fifteen? Twenty? If you just got to 25 and you’re patting yourself on the back right now, slow down: The Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix is home to over 6000.

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