Why Machines That Bend Are Better

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Compliant mechanisms have lots of advantages over traditional devices. SimpliSafe is awesome security. It's really effective, easy to use, and the price is great.

The Problem With Concrete

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This video is in partnership with Bill and Melinda Gates.

Build Tree House In Wild To Avoid Wildlife

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Today We Build a Tree House In the Wild to Avoid Wildlife.

Primitive Technology: Stone Yam planters

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Primitive Technology: Stone Yam planters - Creating Stone planters for Yams from scratch.

Primitive Technology: Pit and chimney furnace

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While I’m working on other projects I’ll put up this video of an experimental furnace I built that operates by natural draft and uses charcoal as a fuel.

Will Your Country Be The First To Sink?

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Sea levels are rising, but what does that mean for where you live? What does that mean for the world?

How to Build a Dyson Sphere

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If humans want to expand into space, it will take us incredible amounts of energy. How do we do that?

Build An Underground Home

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Build a shelter using ancient traditional building techniques.

How rollercoasters affect your body - Brian D. Avery

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In 1895, crowds flooded Coney Island to see America’s first-ever looping coaster: the Flip Flap Railway. But its thrilling flip caused cases of severe whiplash, neck injury and even ejections.

What if cracks in concrete could fix themselves?

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Concrete is the most widely used construction material in the world. It can be found in swathes of city pavements, bridges that span vast rivers and the tallest skyscrapers on earth.

Build Hut in Stone Fish Pond

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Today I built a new hut in the fish pond.

Primitive Tool : Build Swing

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Today I built a swing, 200 x 180 cm.

Finding Groundwater

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I have been searching for groundwater in my old village for the last three months. Unfortunately, my old Village was destroyed by a flood, now we are trying to find groundwater in my new village.

Build Hobbit house

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Today I Build a Hobbit house and I am planning to grow grass on the roof.

Primitive Technology: Wood shed and Native bee honey

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It has been raining here quite a bit in what should normally be the dry season. The wattle and daub hut is standing up well despite this (see video).

See How Termites Inspired a Building That Can Cool Itself

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How do you cool a building without air conditioning?

Primitive Technology: Blower and charcoal

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I made a blower and some charcoal at the new area in order to create higher temperatures in for advancing my material technology.

Primitive Technology: Round hut

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I built a round hut using palm thatch and mud walls to replace the damaged A-frame hut built a few months ago.

Primitive Technology: Wattle and Daub Hut

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I built this hut in the bush using naturally occurring materials and primitive tools.

Primitive Technology: A-frame hut

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I built an A frame hut as a large work space for projects. First I made a celt hatchet to cut timber for the hut.

Woman Quits Expensive Rents To Live In A Van

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A 31-year-old woman has turned her back on expensive rents and property prices - by living full time in a van. With an interior measuring just 13ft 2in long, 5ft 8in wide and 6ft 2in high, Eileah Ohning's home is her Freightliner Sprinter High Top van. The photographic producer from Columbus, Ohio, has lived in her compact four-wheel home since May 2017. Complete with a memory foam mattress, storage compartments, a desk and a camping stove, she even has plans to add in a shower, toilet and fridge. Eileah parks her van close enough to her workplace that she never needs to worry about the morning commute and showers at her local gym.