Watch 1000 Mousetraps Set Off in 4 Seconds on Trampoline

Watch 1000 Mousetraps Set Off in 4 Seconds on a Trampoline

Cinematographers Gavin Free and Dan Gruchey are originally from the UK and have a passion for filming bizarre endeavors with their $125,000 slow motion camera in 4k. For this video, they decided to take their slow-mo to the next level by putting 1000 mousetraps on a trampoline and having Dan jump onto the trampoline to set them off. Watch here: …

More »

Posted in Cool Stuff | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Watch 1000 Mousetraps Set Off in 4 Seconds on a Trampoline
How KUKA and Its Robot Arm Could Dramatically Change Surgery of the Future

How KUKA and Its Robot Arm Could Dramatically Change Surgery of the Future

Hip replacement surgery is hard – especially for the surgeon. Implanting an artificial hip is one of the most challenging steps of an operation. It requires a great deal of force and precision in an area that is often difficult for the surgeon to see, thus making the operation difficult to learn. Yet, the number of hip replacement surgeries performed …

More »

Posted in Cool Stuff, News | Comments Off on How KUKA and Its Robot Arm Could Dramatically Change Surgery of the Future
High School Girls' Dream of Solar Tents for the Homeless Became a Reality

High School Girls’ Dream of Solar Tents for the Homeless Became a Reality

Twelve girls from San Fernando Valley, California, saw the homeless population in their city growing daily and felt a strong connection because that could be them if their parents were to miss one bill. They didn’t want to sit back and watch people from their hometown sleeping under church doors, or underpasses. They felt the need to give the homeless …

More »

Posted in Cool Stuff | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on High School Girls’ Dream of Solar Tents for the Homeless Became a Reality
Engineering the World’s Largest Family Tree: The 13-Million-Person Family

Engineering the World’s Largest Family Tree: The 13-Million-Person Family

Who are we, and where did we come from? These are just two questions each of us has when tracing our family tree back in time. Scientists from the New York Genome Center have taken their ancestral questions one step further. They created a massive family tree of 13 million people. The enormous dataset is officially the world’s largest scientifically …

More »

Posted in Cool Stuff, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Engineering the World’s Largest Family Tree: The 13-Million-Person Family
This 3D Printed House Was Built in Just 24 Hours, and We Want to Live in It

This 3D Printed House Was Built in Just 24 Hours, and We Want to Live in It

What if you could build a house in just 24 hours? Actually, you don’t have to. This 3D printing machine can do that for you. 3D printing has inspired some remarkable designs over the last decade. From engineers to fashion designers, anyone has used 3D printing to bring their ideas to life, meanwhile saving time and money. Innovators are also harnessing …

More »

Posted in Cool Stuff | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on This 3D Printed House Was Built in Just 24 Hours, and We Want to Live in It
This Man-Made Lightsaber Re-Creates Epic Jedi Stunt from Star Wars Episode I

This Man-Made Lightsaber Re-Creates Epic Jedi Stunt from Star Wars Episode I

 Star Wars fan, raise your hand if you’ve ever pretended to use a lightsaber. (If you’re not raising your hand, we don’t believe you.) Star Wars’ recently released the trailer for their much-anticipated movie about Han Solo’s backstory. While Solo is a fan-favorite, he only briefly (and clumsily) donned a lightsaber during his adventures with Luke. That has us …

More »

Posted in Cool Stuff | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on This Man-Made Lightsaber Re-Creates Epic Jedi Stunt from Star Wars Episode I

Grown-Up Hot Wheels Track Goes Out the Window and Through the Garden

This ultimate Hot Wheels track makes all of us want to pull out our old Hot Wheels collection and start building. At 141 feet, the track starts from inside the apartment building, curves out the window, and speeds through the garden at an average speed of 3.8 miles per hour. The car takes 25 seconds to finish the track, but …

More »

Posted in Cool Stuff | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Grown-Up Hot Wheels Track Goes Out the Window and Through the Garden