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97%VideoDec 2012

GravityLight, lighting for developing countries

(2:26) Brilliantly simple idea, light powered by gravity.

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97%VideoAug 2013

Bicycle powered tree house elevator

(0:56) From YT: "I have built a tree house that is nearly 30 feet up a tree. I got tired of climbing a ladder six and a half million times a day, so I made a bicycle powered elevator to solve this problem."

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97%VideoMar 2016

Wintergatan, a fantastic Marble Music Machine

(4:32) Marble Music Machine, built and played by Martin Molin from Swedish band Wintergatan.

96%VideoApr 2015

The Car Parking Machine (1932)

(1:16) Vertical elevator city parking solution from the thirties.

96%VideoMar 2011

Useful folding machine gun

FMG-9, a convenient torch that happens to second as a machine gun, just in case. Demonstration by Magpul Industries at SHOT Show 2008.

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96%VideoOct 2012

Numberphile - The Curta, an amazing old calculator

(6:51) The Curta is a mechanical pocket digital calculator invented by an Austrian Jew by the name of Curt Herzstark.

(3 comments)

96%VideoNov 2013

Top Secret Weapons Revealed - Skyhook

(2:59) Brilliant solution for the CIA, Air Force and Navy to extract their personnel from the ground or at sea.

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96%VideoMay 2015

Parking problem solved in 1927

(1:03) Great parking aid demonstrated in Paris in 1927, where the front wheels enable cars to turn like the hands on a clock.

95%VideoJun 2011

Walt Disney's MultiPlane Camera (1957)

(7:21) Walt Disney explains the MultiPlane Camera, designed to create 3D from 2D. Probably the most advanced tool ever made in the field of animation before the computer arrived.

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95%VideoFeb 2013

Flyboard water jet pack demo

(3:14) Want to feel what it's like to be a dolphin? The Flyboard is probably the closest you'll get.

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