palate cleanser

Palate Cleanser – this is magnificent!

by Skip September 17, 2017

I love watching these Rube Goldberg machine setups in action.  However, there is SO much going on, you have to hit the gear (lower right corner of the video) and slow the video down.  Even at 75% speed, there’s an awful lot going on. (H/T: Sploid)

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Palate Cleanser – FIRE PUNCHES!

by Skip July 31, 2017

Now this is cool – Martial Arts, Arduino, and butane.  Can life get much better? Heh! (H/T: Sploid)

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Palate Cleanser: THAT is some scary driving!

by Skip July 21, 2017

“When a huge set wave nearly trapped the safety boat in the impact zone at Jeffreys Bay, they skillfully skirted disaster by ripping their way across the big green wall. #WSL #jbay” This boat just “drifted” across that wave face! (H/T: LIKECOOL)  

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Palate Cleanser – it’s the end of the week

by Skip July 14, 2017

Enjoy! “By mixing nothing more than paints, oil, and soap, the artists [Thomas Blanchard and Oilhack]manage to create colorful miniature universes full of strange, tiny alien worlds.“ (H/T: Sploid)

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Palate Cleanser – just had to put this up

by Skip July 2, 2017

(H/T: Linkiest)

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Palate Cleanser – takes “shoot and move” to another level

by Skip June 19, 2017

But do I need a tricked out “race” gun to play? (H/T: Bearing Arms)

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Palate Cleanser – everyday trick shots

by Skip May 26, 2017

There is no doubt, they are slick: (H/T: Dude Perfect via Like Cool)

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Palate Cleanser – Baseball player or gymnast?

by Skip April 27, 2017

(H/T: Linkest)

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Palate Cleanser: Ski-jumping tires. Why not?

by Skip April 22, 2017

Caution – no tires were hurt in the filming of this exercise.  Nor has any attempt been made to translate it from its native Japanese.  Who cares – what commentary is needed about tires going down a hill? I did gaffaw at the last tire as it left the ramp…. (H/T: RedState)

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Palate Cleanser – Trick Shot Drones!

by Skip April 13, 2017

Actually, I wanted to call this “Dude Perfect Drone Style” as that who this group of guys remind me of.  It is kinda cool to watch – bowling drones and more! (H/T: Like Cool)

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Palate Cleanser – and who can deny that this is life?

by Skip April 3, 2017

“You might have paid more attention to cell division in biology class had you seen this timelapse video from filmmaker Francis Chee (below). It shows the cell division of an egg from Rana temporaria (the common frog) in such astonishing detail that it looks like a digital effect. Starting with just four cells, it divides […]

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Palate Cleanser – how fast can a Bumper Car go? SCARY fast!

by Skip April 1, 2017

“It’s finished and it’s FAST….so fast its the worlds fastest as approved by Guinness World Records This 600cc monster is the work of hours of shed time working out how to squeeze a sports bike and so wheels into a dodgem shell without making a death trap, but surprisingly in a straight line it’s actually […]

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Palate Cleanser: who doesn’t like a big BANG to end the week?

by Skip March 31, 2017

“What happens when a 200-ton boulder slides onto the road, completely blocking traffic? Well, absent Paul Bunyan, you have to blow that up, just to show Nature who’s boss. Which is precisely what the Oregon Department of Transportation did yesterday near the small town of Glide. The Oregonian posted video footage of the explosion on […]

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Palate Cleanser – what would YOU do for fun with 20,000 joules?

by Skip March 13, 2017

(H/T: Sploid)

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Jettiness – snow, skier….and Jetpack!

by Skip March 1, 2017

I used to put up a lot more of these kinds of video – jets attached to things other than on planes.  This one took me be surprise when I saw it but here it is! “…Flisar frantically straps into his handy jetpack and relies on its 88 lb (40 kg) of thrust to send […]

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Palate Cleanser: Bull riding Finnish tree harvester style

by Skip February 27, 2017

(H/T: Sploid)

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Palate Cleanser, or Should I say Hand Cleanser? – How Soap Works

by Steve MacDonald February 24, 2017

We all use it, or at least most of us, but how does soap actually work?

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Christmas Palate Cleanser: the making of a glass Christmas ornament

by Skip December 24, 2016

“Season’s Greetings from The Corning Museum of Glass! Watch as Museum Gaffer Eric Goldschmidt creates a blown, mirrored and glittered ornament using an authentic Lauscha ornament mold. For many years, it was holiday tradition to decorate one’s home with fruits and nuts. But when a glassblower in the small German mountain town of Lauscha could […]

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Palate Cleanser – Just flipping out

by Skip November 25, 2016

By the Dude Perfect guys – they’re all just flipping out! (H/T: LikeCool)

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Halloween Palate Cleanser – ya gotta get rid those pumpkins somehow, right?

by Skip October 31, 2016

Broom optional.  (H/T: VA Viper)

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Palate cleanser: Drone’s eye view

by Ellen Kolb October 27, 2016

h/t Aleteia: flying in the heart of a French Neo-Byzantine church, for two non-political minutes. Enjoy.

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Palate Cleanser – “…and they all fall down!”

by Skip September 14, 2016

(H/T: CNSNews)

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Palate Cleanser: “and he huffed and he puffed and he blew the…”

by Skip September 6, 2016

Dunno if it’s “hot” but certainly enough quantity to rival all of the chuckleheads running for office, right? (H/T: LIKECOOL)

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Palate Cleanser: Its a freakin’ laser! And does something useful!

by Skip August 30, 2016

I’ve had to clean rusty stuff before.  Heck, I have stuff that still has to be cleaned. I want one. (H/T: Sploid)

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Palate Cleanser: who wins – fire or cold?

by Skip August 5, 2016

It’s the weekend and outside is more like the former than the latter. (H/T: LIKECOOL)

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Palate Cleanser – card handling slowed down

by Skip May 20, 2016

I agree with Sploid – much more appreciation when the action is slowed down.

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Palate Cleanser: US Marine Corps Silent Drill Team

by Skip May 2, 2016

(H/T: Maggie’s Farm)

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Palate Cleanser: Blowing up a bridge

by Skip April 4, 2016

Yeah, a “semi-commercial” for GoPro cameras but hey, it’s a lot closer to the actual action than we normally see when stuff gets blown up intentionally. Cool slomo, though….  (H/T: LikeCool)

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Palate Cleanser: “Dammit”

by Skip March 30, 2016

Heh!  It IS a nice looking fence, though… (H/T: RightWingNews)

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Palate Cleanser: Mach 6 Electro-mag rail gun ready for sea trials?

by Skip March 22, 2016

“An electromagnetic rail gun, called the Blitzer rail gun, has been tested firing bullets at Mach 6 – six times the speed of sound. Designed by San Diego based General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems, the Blitzer rail gun uses electromagnets to send its projectiles hurtling off at thousands of miles per hour. Rail guns use electricity […]

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