YouTuber yamamo2 hasn't created the world's first perpetual motion machine with this high-performance double pendulum. But he did create a hypnotic way to lose 22 minutes of your life staring at your screen.
They've been around for at least a year now, and all my research points to obscuring your brake lights as being very illegal. But I don't care. This is the closest my hatchback will ever get to being the batmobile.
Think you're looking at some gnarly surf off the coast of Hawaii? You're way off. These curled peaks — known as Kelvin-Helmholtz wave clouds — actually formed over the land-locked city of Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
For £10 a newton's cradle provides about 10 minutes worth of distraction at work. If you want piss away the whole day, you'll need to spend a bit more. Like the $125 (£80) pledge needed for this Ferrite ferrofluid toy.
The game might be a few months old now, but Portal 2 will still make for an amazing Christmas gift. And here's hands-down the most clever way to wrap it. Just keep the giftee off the internet until Christmas morning.
With Disney graphics and an easy-to-use photo editing app, the Sakar AppClix camera is squarely targeted at kids. But instead of a USB port it includes a 30-pin Apple connector, making me wonder if other camera manufacturers will follow suit.
It's safe to say the novelty of those giant animated building projections has worn off. But just before I was ready to declare the fad dead, this giant playable pinball machine comes along and makes the idea awesome again.
NASA's new VIIRS—or Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite—satellite travels in a sun-synchronous orbit. So as it photographs the planet, each photo is taken at the same time ensuring that all the images have similar lighting.
Being a cyclist in a busy city is dangerous for many reasons, but someone in Russia has at least solved the problem of limited visibility with this transforming bike that can give the rider a high or low stance.
Powered by an AMD Radeon HD 6870 graphics card, Chad Smith's five screen racing simulator looks like it provides almost the same thrills as the military's simulators, without requiring the military's budget.
It's not going to guarantee you an A+ like showing up with a working portal gun would. But you can still wow your teachers by building your own version of Portal 2's potato-powered AI, even though the kit's a fraud.
Until today I've never even considered putting a case on my iPhone. Naked and free is the way I prefer to use it. But that all changed when I gazed upon this case featuring Vans' iconic waffle sole tread.
Instead of relying on post-processing tools like Photoshop, photographer Li Wei uses tricks you're more likely to find in a magician's toolkit, including mirrors, wires, and talented acrobatic performers. All combined with the impeccable timing of his camera's shutter.
Once mankind realised that electricity could save them from severe hot wax burns, they stopped using candles in chandeliers. So what possessed artist Takeshi Miyakawa to make an entire chandelier from wax that completely melts away when lit?
Touring the world in person is expensive, time-consuming, and often dangerous. And is it really that much different to playing with Google Earth on this gigantic 48 screen display that covers 40 square metres with almost 100 million pixels?