Creative Design Geniuses
Revolutionary Russian Wooden Church Built to Last
Take a look at the incredible Churches of Kizhi Island in Russia. They were built using traditional techniques requiring no nails, just pure woodworking skills to make everything fit together.
Could These Shoes Break Marathon Records?
The sub 2 hour marathon is one of the last remaining hurdles in the athletic world after the sub 10 second sprint and 4 minute miles were slashed years ago. Could these new shoes from Nike be the secret to breaking 2 hours and setting a new world record?
The Beauty of Japanese Carpentry
Take a look at this beautiful and ingenious Japanese sunrise dovetail joint. The overall effect is just incredible but takes precision and time to perfect.
Making it Rain Fake Cash
When it comes to money in movies the vast majority is fake. And of that fake money the vast majority comes from one man, Rich "RJ" Rappaport. If you're planning on making a TV show, movie or rap video then RJ is the man to talk to.
Saving the Past's Creations for the Future
Meet Antiquarian Horologist Brittany Nicole Cox who specializes in keeping old machines ticking over. Brittany focuses on clock work driven mechanics that mimic real life like birds and humans.
Bad Design is Dangerous
We all heard about the infamous Oscar mix up earlier in the year but could it have been avoided if they used better design? Take a look at how bad typography lead to an embarrassing moment and could even have altered the course of US history.
Turning Creative Calligraphy Into Emography
Emography is a new art form created by master calligrapher Huh Hwe-Tae who took inspiration from nature. The art form combines Korean calligraphy with emotion to tell stories.
Beautiful Hand Painted Ski Maps
Meet artist Jim Niehues, he's the man behind those ski maps hanging on the walls of ski resorts. 30 years and 200 maps later Jim takes pride in hand painting every one of his creations down to the tiniest tree.
Creating a Knife with Beer and Bacon
Watch as this craftsman makes a knife from scratch using the usual iron and the not so usual beer and bacon. Naturally he had to name it the "'Murica" knife.
Incredible Origami Designs by a Physicist
Meet former NASA physicist Robert Lang who left science to pursue origami. Besides being a genius in the science world with 46 patents he is also respected in the world of origami for his amazing creations.
Underwater Sculptures as Coral Reefs
This sculptures were designed in such a way as to allow marine life to occupy their crevices and form an artificial coral reef. The sculptures were also made of materials that encourage coral growth.
Incredible Massive Street Art
See how street artist Kiptoe creates his massive murals. Kiptoe started out doing graffiti and small murals but found his passion for massive murals and has never looked back.
Crazy New Self Folding Paper
This new paper from MIT is the first of it's kind that can fold itself up. Not only that buy you can design various shapes via computer that it will follow while folding.
The Secret Stories of Snowshoes
Snowshoes are common place in those parts of the world covered in snow but did you know they also tell a story. Meet snowshoe collector Bill Mackowski who has over 200 pairs and the stories that come with them.
Surviving a Tsunami with a New Design
How would you survive a Tsunami? After the massive tsunami that hit Japan in 2011 Chris Robinson came up with an idea to that very question and he's been working at it ever since.