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When The Slingshot Guy Is Inspired By The Hydraulic Press Guy

We love the destruction video channels: hydraulic presses, waterjets, and slingshots. Now, Joerg Sprave, the guy behind the Slingshot Channels has come up with his own version of a press.

This Game Has Kids Knocking Down Schools With A Wrecking Ball

There are more than a few childhood rhymes that involve the destruction of a school; it’s a fantasy that most kids have every time recess comes to an end. So, naturally, someone has made a game that lets kids take a miniature wrecking ball to a school they just built.

Tough As Nails Nokia Cell Phone Fights Valiantly Against Red Hot Nickel Ball

There are few materials in the world stronger or more resilient or tougher than that indestructible Nokia cell phone that everyone had at one point in their life. You could run it over with a tank or drop it off the Empire State building or chuck it across a parking lot into a burning building and it would still work. What can destroy it though? The red hot nickel ball.

Seeing Two Magnets Try Destroying Things Is A Lot Of Fun

Video: Magnets are one of the few things that make life more interesting. Just feeling its attraction to each other or seeing it connect together is always fun. Don’t trust me? Watch these two super strong neodymium magnets try and destroy things like an apple, a juice box, an iPhone and more and try not to enjoy yourself.

Why A Volcanic Eruption In Chile Is Turning Brazil's Sky Purple

This is what a sunset in Rio de Janeiro looks like right now, and it’s all thanks to that volcano erupting in Chile last week. Calbuco spewed 210 million cubic metres of ash into the atmosphere, turning nearby regions into a “grey desert” and altering weather thousands of miles away.

Videos: The Ridiculous Destruction Of The Apple Watch

When a new gadget thing comes out that make people fetish after and drop hundreds of dollar bills on and caress in their hands like a puppy, the internet responds by destroying said gadget thing in the most ridiculous way possible. It’s destruction shock porn and silly and overdone now but smashing dreams is never not fun to watch.

Apocalyptic Yellowstone Supervolcano Now 5.5 Times Larger

You know about the potentially world-ending supervolcano hiding under Yellowstone, right? Well, scientists just discovered a second magma chamber containing an additional 46,000 cubic kilometres of molten rock. Did we mention it’s “overdue” for eruption?

Monster Machines: The R&D Machines That Push Your Smartphone 'Til It Breaks

Ever wondered what machinery smartphone firms use to test out those shiny handsets they keep shifting by the truckload? I have. Well, they spend a full six months of the phone’s now-year-long pre-release life just checking if they’re fit for purpose, so that’s got to be some pretty interesting, exhaustive probing and pummelling.

Watch This Madman Fix The iPhone 6's Biggest Design Flaw With A Grinder

The industrial design of the iPhone 6 is close to flawless… except for one flaw so weird, so major, that it’s maddening: The fact that the camera protrudes from the body of the phone, meaning it never lies completely flat and gets caught on all kinds of stuff. The perfectionists at PeripateticPandas have a solution, and it involves industrial machinery.

8 Videos Of New iPhones Getting Dropped, Soaked And Torture-Tested

You knew it was coming. Videos of people torturing the newest rash of iPhones are starting to emerge online, including one by SquareTrade, which shows the new iPhones being tortured in every way imaginable. So how did Apple’s latest crop hold up? Surprisingly well, with a few caveats.

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