Tagged: geek

How Shazam works

Shazam app can identify music, movies, advertising, and television shows, based on a short sample played and using the microphone on the device. The company was founded in 1999 by Barton and Inghelbrecht, who were students...

Eye of the Tiger on a dot matrix printer

Survivor‘s “Eye of the Tiger” was certified platinum in August 1982 by the RIAA, signifying sales of 2 million vinyl copies. The song had sold over 4.1 million in digital downloads in the United...

Galaxy of Adventures

The first six Galaxy of Adventures shorts (which use original dialogue and sound effects to help transform Star Wars films into kid-friendly animated shorts) are now available on the brand-new Star Wars Kids YouTube channel. [Via: gizmodo.com]

How a CPU works

While the complexity, size, construction and general form of CPUs have changed enormously since 1950, the basic design and function has not changed much at all. Almost all common CPUs today can be very...

11,000 marbles run machine

This Marble Run “Marble Tsunami” has 4 tipping containers holding totally more than 11000 marbles. In this Jelle’s Marble Runs‘ video you’ll see the 10000 marbles and the 1000 marbles container will tipping together causing more...

Secrets of the Lego factory

Here’s a behind the scenes tour of the LEGO factory in Billund, Denmark – where we make almost five million bricks an hour!

Free energy devices

ElectroBOOM is building a few Free Energy devices and explain how they and science behind them work.

Making a supersonic Nerf gun

I did a thing made a supersonic nerf gun that also shoots tampons. How to put your engineer studies into practice…

Black Lotus

Magic: The Gathering is a card-collection game of course, so it makes sense some of its cards would be, well, collector’s items. One just fetched more than 74.879 Euros in an eBay sale. As noticed by Kotaku, the...