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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘machines’

Bill Gates Makes Jimmy Fallon Drink Poop Water (His Words!)

You know the scene from The Princess Bride where Westley and Vizzini try to outsmart each other as to who’s going to drink the poisoned wine? Yeah, you know the one. Remember how it went down? Well, Bill Gates basically pulled a Westley on The Tonight Show and tricked Jimmy Fallon into drinking poop water (THEY WERE BOTH POISONED, AHA!). …

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Bill Gates Samples from Machine That Turns Poop to Water, Electricity

“I watched the piles of feces go up the conveyer belt and drop into a large bin. They made their way through the machine, getting boiled and treated. A few minutes later I took a long taste of the end result: a glass of delicious drinking water.” That’s the word from Bill Gates, who you’re about to see drink a …

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Another Day, Another Cool Oreo Separator

Remember earlier this week when that awesome physicist with that awesome mustache built that incredibly complicated machine to separate the Oreo cookie from the Oreo creme? Because he hated the creme? Well, these two guys did the same thing, in a different (and cooler) way. And at least one of them is sensible enough to appreciate the creme. [Oreo]

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Guy Builds Cool Oreo Separator. Twist? It’s to Get Rid of the Creme Altogether

I get that you built a super-complicated machine to separate the Oreo cookies from the Oreo creme. Seriously, I get it. It’s so you can harvest all the creme and make one mega creme-filled cookie, right? No? It’s because you hate the creme? What the hell? [Oreo]

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Meet Popinator, the Popcorn Launching Machine You Didn’t Know You Needed (But Totally Do)

Although throwing popcorn in the air and catching it in my mouth has always been an integral part of my popcorn-eating experience, I never thought that I needed a device that launches it at me with the sound of my voice. But now that it exists, well, I gotta have it. Say hello to the Popinator, the world’s first “fully …

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This Is Probably the Most Amazing K’NEX Machine You’ve Ever Seen

So, what have you done with the last eight months of your life? Whatever it is, it’s unlikely that it’s more impressive than what this guy’s done, in terms of sheer dedication. Anyone who’s ever built any working machine or spent their childhood playing with K’Nex will be filled with utter delight after watching this video, which showcases one of …

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This LEGO Wheelchair Can Transport A 200-Lb Guy

I’m sure you’re well-versed in the amazing things that can be built using everyone’s favorite childhood (and adulthood, for that matter) toy, LEGO. So, it’s probably not surprising to hear that someone has managed to make another awesome machine using just a couple different sets of LEGOs and a few multi-directional wheels. There are plenty of unfortunate reasons why a …

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