Tuesday, November 27, 2007

$700,000,000 Maeslant Storm Surge Barrier

The Maeslant Storm Surge Barrier, which first began operation in 1997, consists of "2 incredible movable gates which automatically sweep across the water, meeting in the middle of the waterway to form a temporary wall, each of the gates rotating on 680-ton steel ball joints

Top Gear: Water Filled Leyland Car Challenge

n this challenge, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May "have to fill their Leyland Cars with water and see how far they can get around the track.

Monday, November 26, 2007

Dont give up on vista

Make a Metal Detector from Household Gadgets (Macgyver Style)

That's right, all you need is a calculator, an AM radio, and some tape to make your own metal detector. Continue reading for the video tutorial.

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T-Shirt with Integrated Wi-Fi Detector Really Works

This nifty Wi-Fi detector shirt from ThinkGeek isn't just for looks, as you'll see in the video walkthrough after the break.

Fifth Gear Drives the SPF GT (Ford GT40 Replica)

Fifth Gear's Tiff Needell takes an SPF GT, a Ford GT40 replica, out for a road test

Friday, November 16, 2007

Beer bottle trick

That's right, you can actually cut a glass bottle with string, as this video shows.

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Sunday, November 4, 2007

half-life 1 and half-life 2 in 60 sec

if you've never played Half-Life or the sequel, then check out this clip, which gives you the Cliff Notes version of both parts in just 60 seconds.

Saturday, November 3, 2007

DelFly II

The DelFly II is basically a 16-gram "ornithopter [that] can fly for at least 15 minutes (at a maximum speed of 30mph) or hover in place for 8