Ruthless Alarm Clock Won’t Let You Snooze

I’ve never been a morning person, and I suspect I never will be. In high school I tended sleep through my alarm clock’s buzzing, so at night before bed I began to devise tortures for sleepy morning-me. I would set…

Chocolate Printer Now Available For Purchase

Although they just missed Easter, a UK company called Choc Edge is now selling the world’s only commercial chocolate printer. The idea behind the printer is similar to that of a MakerBot, but instead of plastics, the “Choc Creator Version…

Portal 2 Theme Song Played in Second Laser Etching

Last week I reported on YouTube user chjade84’s video of a laser etching the Aperture Science logo into stainless steel while also playing “Still Alive” from the Portal soundtrack. This week, YouTube user PhotoMachining has created a sequel, this time…

Amazing Robot Can Jump 30 Feet High

Boston Dynamics yesterday posted a video to their YouTube page showing off their “Sand Flea Jumping Robot. The robot appears to be a normal RC car except for one thing: it can pop itself 30 feet into the air to…

Cadbury Creme Eggs Blow Up, Catch Fire, and Shatter

The chemists over at The Periodic Table of Videos have prepared for Easter by doing a few experiments on a holiday staple: the Cabury Creme Egg. In the video, the chemists explode Cadbury Creme Eggs in a vacuum, set a…