On a Wednesday episode of The Late Show, J.J. Abrams announced to host Stephen Colbert and the audience that he has a finished script in hand for Star Wars: Episode IX and that they will begin filming at the end of July.
The Brick Wall built a functioning harvesting machine out of LEGO Technic pieces and a CLAAS XERION 5000 TRAC VC tractor. They were able to control the machine from their tablet using SBrick Plus. My Mom asked me to pick up vegetables and fruits in the backyard. I think Lego can do it for me….
Amazon software development engineer Ryan Calme built an incredibly complex custom puzzle box for his father and posted a video run-through of how its numerous layers of mechanisms work. All of Calme’s design files, software, and documentation are available to download from GitHub. via reddit
“Spinning Levers” is a vintage educational film, produced by Jam Handy back in 1936 for Chevrolet, that explains how vehicles with manual transmissions work. The transmission in the modern motorcar — the mechanism that makes it possible to have three forward speeds and a reverse — is a series of levers, levers that spin. via…
Filmmakers Blake Faucette and Matthew Sumner of Distractotron and Beat Down Boogie created a new cosplay video featuring the stunning costumes seen at Katsucon 2018. Their full collection of photos are available to view on Facebook. submitted via Laughing Squid Tips
Comedian Jeff Wysaski of Obvious Plant visited a local grocery store and left custom boxes of funny new Girl Scout cookie flavors for everyone to enjoy. A post shared by Obvious Plant (@obviousplant) on Feb 21, 2018 at 9:56am PST images via Obvious Plant
The War Starts at Midnight Podcast took the official trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story and re-cut it to the adrenaline pumping Beastie Boys song “Sabotage.” via reddit
On an episode of Ellen, host Ellen DeGeneres had Microsoft founder Bill Gates hilariously attempt to guess the prices of everyday grocery store items within a dollar. Bill admitted beforehand that he hadn’t been to a grocery store in a long, long time.