humor

Simone Giertz Joins “Tested,” Builds Popcorn Feeding Helmet

Crappy robot maker, techno-humorist, and all-around awesome human Simone Giertz builds a popcorn helmet with Adam Savage.

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RC Garbage Bin

Take Out the Trash from Your Couch with an R/C Bin

Say goodbye to the drudgery of rolling your garbage bin out to the curb. With Colin Furze’s remote controlled “wheelie bin”, you can (safely?) pilot your vile waste to the curb from the warm comfort of home. [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUpzC1QP8z4] I love this idea, but let’s be honest, Colin’s design is more of an expensive practical joke […]

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Celebrate National Toast Day with This Funny Lampoon of Makers

Tackling the toast maker, this perfectly executed attempt lampoons the videos we see so often that seem to take themselves just a bit too seriously.

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The Sonic Horror of Adam Savage’s “Duck Bomb”

Just in time for Halloween, Adam Savage unveils his latest hellish sound weapon, a massive “duck army bomb.”

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Binder Clip Bag

Seattle designer Peter Bristol’s Clip Bag translates those ubiquitous binder clips you find in offices into a funny and useful accessory that could almost be elegant, if it weren’t so silly. It’s one of those form translations that makes me say, “Of course!” The bag is made out of wool felt and aluminum tubing.

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April Fools Contest Winners

On April Fools’ Day, we posted a couple of our own joke MAKE article teasers and a list of headlines we’d internally brainstormed. Then we asked you all to riff on these, either providing art for some of our headlines or creating your own. We promised three one-year subs to MAKE in a drawing. We […]

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(Un)Happy Birthday, Grumpy Cat

It’s internet memetic phenom Grumpy Cat’s birthday. Whatever.

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