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How an Escalator Works

How an Escalator Works

If you've ever gone to the mall you've probably taken a ride on an escalator. But just how do these moving staircases work?

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Making an Overly Complicated Business Card

Making an Overly Complicated Business Card

Most business cards are tossed into desk draws and forgotten about but not this one. Watch as this guy builds this overly complicated version complete with toy fighter jet.

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Making a Guitar with Concrete For Those Who Want Real Heavy Metal

Making a Guitar with Concrete For Those Who Want Real Heavy Metal

Concrete isn't the go to choice of material for those making guitars and for good reason. But that doesn't mean there aren't people out there willing to try.

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Meet the Master Knife Maker of Oman

Meet the Master Knife Maker of Oman

Oman has a special type of knife called the khanjar. It's a curved dagger from the 16th or 17th century that is still made today by skilled knife makers like Mohammed Abdullah Ismail Al Sayegh.

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Making a Purple Vase From Wooden Dowels and Resin

Making a Purple Vase From Wooden Dowels and Resin

Wood turning is one of the more satisfying things to watch. See how this guy turns a purple resin and wood dowel block into a cool looking vase.

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Building a Golden Wasp From Nuts and Bolts

Building a Golden Wasp From Nuts and Bolts

It's amazing how creative some people are turning mundane everyday items into beautiful creations. Watch as this guy creates a beautiful golden wasp from nuts and bolts.

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Recycling Old Shoes Into New Ski Boots

Recycling Old Shoes Into New Ski Boots

Have you ever wondered what happens to old shoes? Well some of them get recycling and turning into brand new ski boots and start a whole new life on the slopes.

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How New York Stop Signs are Made

How New York Stop Signs are Made

Did you know that they are the most vandalized street signs in the world? That's why the New York City Department of Transportation builds over 100,000 of them every year.

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Making Wigs From Donor Hair

Making Wigs From Donor Hair

There are many people today who want wigs to cover their heads due to illness. Many of them get their hair from donors. This is how donor hair is made into wigs.

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Making a Knife Out of Chocolate

Making a Knife Out of Chocolate

I'm not sure how I feel about this one. On one hand I love chocolate so making a knife out of it seems cool but on the other hand I would rather just eat the chocolate.

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Making Architectural Models in China

Making Architectural Models in China

China is known for making many of the products we see in the world but did you know they also make Architectural models? Lets take a tour of a factory and see just what goes making mini models.

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Building a Mini Morning Star with Scrap

Building a Mini Morning Star with Scrap

Back in the days of hand to hand combat the Morning Star was a formidable weapon but this mini version is more just for fun.

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Making Giant Floats for Mardi Gras

Making Giant Floats for Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras is famous for it's fun festive atmosphere and it's giant floats. But just how are these incredible creations made and how long does it take?

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This is How an Oscillating Fan Works

This is How an Oscillating Fan Works

Oscillating fans are great for covering large areas with cool air on a budget. But just how do they work and what makes them tick inside?

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Making Corks for Wine Bottles

Making Corks for Wine Bottles

For the wine connoisseur out there you'll know the bottles cork contributes to the wine experience. But just how are these bottle corks made?

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