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Casey Neistat – Human Flying Drone

Posted on December 23rd, 2016 by Hitstun

I finally dig my way out of backlogs and fake news and find a ten foot monster drone carrying a snowboarding filmmaker. Doesn’t that make it a helicopter instead? Casey Neistat, best known for crashing his bike, puts his life in the hands of the world’s largest homemade drone as it tows him all over […]

Crappy Design

Posted on October 6th, 2016 by Hitstun

/r/CrappyDesign is a blindingly colorful Subreddit that collects unfortunate design mistakes from all over the world. They’re the Engrish.com of half-baked engineering. Good old TwistedSifter recently did what I do with artists and made a post of the best/worst of the bunch. 25 Examples of Crappy Design Source: TwistedSifter via RSS feed, video of a […]

Keiichi Matsuda – Hyper-Reality

Posted on May 31st, 2016 by Hitstun

Oh no, is this how augmented reality will end up? Graphic designer Keiichi Matsuda imagines Medellin, Colombia with a glitchy layer of graphics, apps, and ads covering it from top to bottom. These things are fine on my phone because they go away when I put my phone away. With augmented reality, there’s no escape. […]

Flyboard Air Test 1

Posted on April 14th, 2016 by Hitstun

Now this is a hoverboard! Zapata Racing makes those water jetpacks for your feet, and now they’re cranking up the power and making a Flyboard that flies through open air. The Flyboard Air can apparently fly for 10 minutes at up to 93 mph and 10,000 feet. If even half of this is real, I […]

Wintergatan – Marble Machine

Posted on March 4th, 2016 by Hitstun

TwistedSifter just keeps finding awesome stuff I want to share. If you like my posts, you ought to subscribe to TwistedSifter too. How else would I have found out about Swedish electronic folk band Wintergatan and their one-man band contraption? 2000 marbles play a catchy loop on the machine’s built-in vibraphone, bass guitar, and drum […]