What If You Shot A Gun In Space?

Some questions keep us wondering and puzzled for years. Questions like: what is the meaning of life, why is the Earth spinning, and what would happen if your shot a gun in space? Imagine yourself floating somewhere far away in space, alone in the vacuum…

What If Megalodon Sharks Didn’t Go Extinct?

2,600,000 years ago, megalodons terrorized the seas and oceans, and they were believed to be the largest sharks to ever live on Earth. They were also the largest predators in vertebrate history. What if this enormous marine carnivore had never become extinct? It isn’t a…

Awesome Animated LEGO Sculpture!

The best custom LEGO sculpture we saw at this year’s Bricks by the Bay was this animated MOC called “Treasure of the Snake Queen”. Essentially a Disney dark ride made in mini-fig scale, this towering build depicts a band of adventurers as they embark on…

Adam Savage Paints an Astromech for Magic Wheelchair!

Adam takes part in one of the team builds for this year’s Star Wars-themed Magic Wheelchair project, painting up a scaled R2-D2 dome that’ll go on a Jedi starfighter. Follow along as Adam goes through the process of masking and painting this Carbon 3D-printed part,…

Impressive LEGO Dystopian Monorail City!

One of our favorite LEGO builds from this year’s Bricks by the Bay convention was this massive dystopian cityscape connected by a working monorail system (with six trains!). The mother and son team of Pamela and Austen show us the details of their build, which…

Weeping Willow Bonsai Update, The Bonsai Zone, Aug 2018

It’s been 2 years since my last Weeping Willow bonsai update! The trees have grown well, so it’s time to do some trimming. I also take a road trip to visit a wonderful old willow tree in the park. Here is the complete playlist for…

What If Dinosaurs Were Still Alive Today?

About 66 million years ago an asteroid the size of Mount Everest traveling at 45,000 miles per hour hit what is now the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. We can’t change the past, but still: what if that asteroid had missed? What would the Earth look…

Weta Workshop’s Costumes at Comic-Con 2018!

We visit Weta Workshop’s booth at this year’s Comic-Con to take a look at some of the specialty film costumes they’ve worked on recently, including a suits from Pacific Rim: Uprising and Thor: Ragnarok. One costume that absolutely floored us was a full-body robot suit…

Adam Savage’s One Day Builds: The First Spacesuit!

Adam Savage is obsessed with spacesuits, and his latest costume build for this year’s Comic-Con incognito walk is a replica of the very first spacesuit made for famed aviator Wiley Post in 1935. Adam’s also excited to experiment with Worbla in this build for the…

Minifigure-Scale LEGO Saturn V Rocket!

At this year’s Bricks by the Bay LEGO convention, we meet builder Jack Carleson, who designed and assembled a massive 10-ft tall LEGO Saturn V rocket, launchpad, and tower that’s mini-figure scale! We chat with Jack about how he built this amazing sculpture and why…