I can’t imagine what that liquid feces must have smelled like as it contacted the piping-hot metal of the burning car, and there’s something about the languid, low-pressure, chunky brown stream of that fetid broth that just makes this even worse. … [Read more...] about Burning BMW Extinguished With Gushing Liquid Shit
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The effect is known as fluidization, and it will happen with almost any fine powder or granular material when you introduce a constant flow of air from underneath. As the air makes it way towards the surface and through the particles, it gets in-between each granule and reduces the friction that normally makes sand behave more like a solid. The resulting mixture moves and flows like water, even allowing certain objects to float or sink. … [Read more...] about Watch Sand Magically Flow Like a Liquid When Pumped Full of Air
The New York Times has a great little short about ants, specifically their ability to both flow like a liquid and become a solid ball. It's kind of gross but also pretty awesome in how twisted the duality is. Look at it above. On the left, it's a thick, syrupy liquid. On the right, it's a tight rubber ball. … [Read more...] about Ants can incredibly flow like liquid or bunch together into a solid
Do it right is a section where we explore common activities that we all think we're doing correctly, but might not be. And if you know someone who insists that they're doing something right, feel free to pass this along to show them what the experts say. Do you want to know if you're doing something right? Email us at [email protected] and we'll find out … [Read more...] about Are You Throwing Out Milk Too Early?
All the shit that lands on the cutting room floor, all that garbage footage, that’s the footage that has to make up video 3. Tell the story using that garbage footage. And that was a big hurdle for us. All we wanted to do was show a slick shot of me being pulled behind a car, with Celeste behind the wheel and I’m on a skateboard, and we’re racing through Times Square waving an American flag. But we had to bite our cheeks and be like no no no, how do we get people excited for that without showing them what we’ve got. … [Read more...] about How Casey Neistat Shot an Amazing Car Commercial With Zero Planning