Tag: diy

Nov 30, 2014

How To Make the World’s Simplest Electric Train

How To Make the World’s Simplest Electric Train

All you need is some copper wire, a few magnets a battery and voila! A simple electric train you can make at home. However the best part of this video doesn’t happen until the very end… Best URL ever! Alternatively, you can subscribe to “AmazingScience 君” here.

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Nov 24, 2014

How To Cut Rope Without Scissors or a Knife

How To Cut Rope Without Scissors or a Knife

Learn how to cut rope or string in a pinch when you don’t have any scissors or knives handy. A great life hack trick to help you in an emergency! If you enjoyed this video, you can see many more from Dave Hax on YouTube.

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Nov 20, 2014

Artist Transforms Kids Drawings Into Plush Toys

Artist Transforms Kids Drawings Into Plush Toys

Wendy Tsao brings kids drawings to life by transforming them into amazing plush toys. Wendy made her first toy (which she calls ‘softies’) back in 2007, based on a self-portrait her 4-year-old son had drawn. On her website Wendy explains: “I am an artist, and I value creativity in all walks of life, including…

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Nov 13, 2014

Guy Builds Epic Backyard BBQ Steam Engine Smoker

Guy Builds Epic Backyard BBQ Steam Engine Smoker

Steve, a retired iron worker from Illinois, built this awesome backyard BBQ steam engine smoker over the course of three years. According to his son, “the fire box is from an old farm house wood stove and the wheel rims are from cut up fence posts. He built the water tank and whistles himself…

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Nov 7, 2014

Musician Builds Hypnotic Acoustic Instrument That Sounds Like a Synthesizer

Musician Builds Hypnotic Acoustic Instrument That Sounds Like a Synthesizer

Yaybahar is an electric-free, completely acoustic instrument designed by Görkem Şen. The vibrations from the strings are transmitted via the coiled springs to the frame drums. These vibrations are turned into sound by the membranes which echo back and forth on the coiled springs. This results in a unique listening experience with hypnotizing surround…

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Nov 2, 2014

For Halloween These Guys Made a Giant Door Monster to Hand out Candy

For Halloween These Guys Made a Giant Door Monster to Hand out Candy

To spice up the candy giving experience these guys created a giant door monster to hand out candy to trick-or-treaters. They then set up a camera to capture the funny reactions to the generous candy-giving monster.

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Oct 23, 2014

Geometric 3D Paper Masks by Steve Wintercroft

Geometric 3D Paper Masks by Steve Wintercroft

Builder and designer Steve Wintercroft has created an awesome series of geometric 3D paper masks that you can build yourself. Steve says it all began a few years ago when he was invited to a Halloween party and was struggling for costume ideas: “I sat down with a pile of old cardboard, some parcel…

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