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See the Secret Inner Workings of a Combination Lock

See the Secret Inner Workings of a Combination Lock

Have you ever wondered how the lock on your school locker works? This cool, see-through plastic version shows you the secret inner workings that keep your belongings safe from prying eyes.

Driving Down the Road in a Star Wars TIE Fighter

Driving Down the Road in a Star Wars TIE Fighter

Meet Star Wars super fan Allan Carver who built is very own TIE Fighter to cruise around in. He can actually sit inside it, awkwardly, and drive down the road like your average member of the Empire.

How Was the London Underground Built?

How Was the London Underground Built?

The London Underground was the world's first subway system and like many firsts it faced plenty of opposition. Travel back to 1863 and see what it was like for the first brave souls taking an underground train.

Building the World's Largest Ice Carousel

Building the World's Largest Ice Carousel

An ice carousel is made by cutting a circular chunk of ice into a frozen lake. If the water moves beneath it the ice rotates creating a carousel. Watch as this team of 100 attempt to make the world's largest ice carousel using chainsaws and boat motors.

Riding Movie Themed Skateboards on the Streets

Riding Movie Themed Skateboards on the Streets

Join artist Aviram Carmeli from Tel Aviv, Israel as he hits the streets in his crazy movie themed skateboards. Aviram has created boards for movies from The Lion King to Aladdin and Harry Potter.

Time Lapse of the Worlds Largest LEGO Cruise Ship Being Built

Time Lapse of the Worlds Largest LEGO Cruise Ship Being Built

Meet the team that built a world record setting LEGO ship to celebrate the launch of a new cruise ship. Made by a Hong Kong tourism company it's a replica of the 18-deck, 151,695-ton cruise ship made entirely out of plastic blocks.

Making the World Famous Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman

Making the World Famous Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman

The Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman is a classic in the furniture world with a design that has become timeless. Made from molded plywood and leather and designed in 1956 by Charles and Ray Eames the chair still holds up to day with it's seriously good looks.

The Oddball Cartoonist Who Changed Comic Books

The Oddball Cartoonist Who Changed Comic Books

Meet cartoonist Daniel Clowes and hear how he changed the face of the comic book industry all narrated by actor Woody Harrelson. From Ghost World and Eightball to Wilson, this is how Daniel made his mark in the world of cartoons and comics.

Turning Plastic Wrap Into a Knife

Turning Plastic Wrap Into a Knife

This guy clearly has an obsession with knives, from pasta and tinfoil he's now turning common kitchen plastic wrap into a knife. Watch the painstaking process of taking flimsy wrapping and coercing it into shape before sharpening it.

10 Examples of Truly Stupid Packaging

10 Examples of Truly Stupid Packaging

Some companies go above and beyond when it comes to packaging their products. Then there are these 10 prime examples of just plain stupid, terrible, and wasteful product packaging that will have you asking, why?

1. Already sliced oranges
2. Wrapped Cans of Coke
3. Individually packaged bananas
4. Individually wrapped coconuts
5. Individually wrapped jellybeans
6. Giant box to ship a tiny card
7. Individually wrapped potatoes
8. Scissors requiring scissors to open
9. Promotional chips not meassuring up
10. Questionable choice of marketing graphics
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Are These the Future of Flip Flops?

Are These the Future of Flip Flops?

Flip Flops, everyone's got a pair for when they hit the beach but this new design is here to shake things up a little. Inspired by Amazonian Indians the new design wraps around the heel and toe securing it in place.

How to Make a Fox Out of Felt

How to Make a Fox Out of Felt

Learn how to make a cute little fox out of felt by following this easy video. Watch as artist Lesley-Anne Green shows you just how simple the process is and the adorable end product.

Why is There an Alien Gargoyle in Scotland?

Why is There an Alien Gargoyle in Scotland?

If you visit the Paisley Abbey in Scotland and look up you might notice something unusual, an Alien Gargoyle. So how did the famous xenomorph from Ridley Scott's Alien end up on a building dating back to the 12th century?

Turning Tinfoil Into a Perfect Sphere

Turning Tinfoil Into a Perfect Sphere

Watch as this guy takes ordinary kitchen tinfoil, crumples it up into a ball and proceeds to hammer, sand and polish the rough, jagged edges away to create a perfect sphere.

Fun Elephant Balloon Costume Controlled by Two People

Fun Elephant Balloon Costume Controlled by Two People

Who wouldn't laugh seeing this Elephant Balloon Costume coming their way? Controlled by two people Taffy the Elephant was created by Carolynn Hayman and is only one of her brilliant designs.

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