Giant Machete-Shooting Slingshot

I love Cory Doctorow’s droll description of this creation almost as much as I love the thing itself: This handy gentleman has built an (arguably ill-conceived, but nevertheless impressive) rifle-cum-slingshot that fires machetes, should you find yourself with the need to fire machetes. The handy gentleman in question is YouTuber... Read more »

Real Life “Up” House Lifted by Balloons

It took this crew the short span of two weeks to “fly the house” in this National Geographic project to create a real life version of the house in Pixar’s Up— lifted into the sky by balloons. “The real Up! Scientists recreate floating house from Pixar movie… and prove it... Read more »

Giant Outdoor Catan

A Burning Man project from 2007 by Matt Bell, the giant Settlers of Catan game now appears at various conventions and festivals. Action shots and construction pics in Matt’s Flickr set. Read more »