The kiddies' motor wheel would be outlawed in this day and age
The Kiddies' Motor Wheel! features footage of a child riding a motorized contraption, sold for toddlers. The contraption itself is incredibly cool looking, but it would definitely not fly in this day and age. It looks like it could easily topple over. This was 1927 though, s...
YouTube favorite "HEYYEYAAEYAAAEYAEYAA" updated with 2021 animation
Watching He-Man sing and dance to 4 Non Blondes' "Hey What's Up" is what YouTube is all about....
So, who's down for the second Season of The Witcther?
Apparently, between my day job and writing a novel, I have managed to live in a cave, far from the realm of fandom and the geeky stuff that I love. Netflix is set to drop the second season of The Witcher on December 17th. As I generally steer clear of YouTube unless I'm look...
J. Kenji L\xc3\xb3pez-Alt shows how to cook perfect boiled eggs
I'm a fan of Kenji's Cooking Show on YouTube because he shows you how to make delicious food and he explains the science and chemistry of cooking while he does it. In his latest video he shows how to cook boiled eggs to minimize the chances of having the shells stick to the ...
Animation of "an unscientific point of view on the beginning and evolution of life … and how it could probably end"
BIG BANG BIG BOOM is an animation by the artist BLU. This video uses a combination of animation and real-life footage in a unique way. A cityscape comes to life as graffiti art moves around and interacts with the environment, and parts of buildings and streets become animate...
Want to ride a penny-farthing? You'll need a top hat!
This may be peak hipster, but damn if I don't love it.As I was selling off two of my older bicycles, having realized I will never need a mountain bike or a long distance road bike again, and was amazed by the speed with which folks responded to the mountain bike listing, I s...

Watch: The upsetting life cycle of a Xenomorph set to the "Up" theme
via r/videosEveryone loves a good chestburster. Enjoy watching the miracle of life thanks to Bag ingi on YouTube....
Here's a confounding topological curiosity
This topological magic trick was so controversial that the YouTube comments were turned off. As you can see in the short video, a figure-8 shaped object made from clay has a stick going through one of the loops. Is it possible to make the stick go through both loops without ...
How to use the four most common types of welding
I don't know anything about welding, but having a pal around who can tack a couple of pieces of metal together is always handy. A few weeks ago a couple of pieces of metal that were screwed together, inside my pizza oven, fell apart. Looking at the problem, I can see that we...
Watch this large fish escape from a bucket and flop its way to freedom
My question is this: how did the fish know there was a drain on the corner?Image: YouTube...
Why does your pee take the shape that it does?
I wrote about Medieval poop earlier in the week, so I guess the YouTube algorithms figured I'd be interested in why pee often comes out of us in these helical patterns. They were right!Image: Screengrab...
Kitchen knife made from lump of bismuth
Here is the most impractical and beautiful entry so far in the YouTube genre of taking a lump of random old metal and turning it into a kitchen knife. Bismuth (melting point 271.4C) is melted into a block, sawed into the desired knife shape, carefully re-dipped to coat it in...
I use this little Bluetooth amp to play music and podcasts in the living room
I bought the Nobsound G3 2 Channel Bluetooth 5.0 Power Amplifierin 2019 and attached a couple of speakers to it. Now anyone in the family can play music, audiobooks, YouTube audio, and podcasts from their phone. It's tiny so you can hide in under furniture if you want it out...

Daft Punk splits
Electronic music duo Daft Punk is calling it quits after 28 years. The split is revealed in a YouTube video titled "Epilogue", depicting our helmeted heroes walking together in the desert. One's pace flags and he falls behind. When the other returns to check on him, an endin...
Building and playing a violin made of nails
What in blue blazes is a nail violin? Just what it sounds like. An instrument made of tuned nails that you can bow. Bonus: It doubles as a sort of kalimba. Image: YouTube...
Comparing the sizes of fictional buildings from books, movies, TV, and video games
MetalBallStudios, a YouTube channel that does 3D-rendered, animated size comparisons, has a new video comparing the sizes of buildings and other structures found in science fiction and fantasy media.Image: YouTube...