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MIT Open Courseware...why even attend college

Free Ivy League Education: Access Over 2,000 Classes From MIT For Nothing | Begs The Question “Why Even Attend College?”

by CHIRPon August 4, 2016
This is a repost from our friends over at Futurism and was written by the founder of CHIRP. ‘Over the past 15 years, MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) has been recording and compiling lectures/course material from over 2,200 of their courses and have made it all available for free on their Open Course Ware website. Is […]
This Guy Decided Youtube Was Taking Too Long, So He Made His Own Award

YouTube Was Taking Too Long To Send This Guy His Award, So He Made One Himself

by CHIRPon May 14, 2016
If you run a youtube channel and hit a milestone such as a million subscribers, youtube sends you a nice plaque to congratulate you on your success. In the case of 100k, they send a “silver” plaque. While not actually made out of pure silver, they are still beautiful and a great way to display your […]

This Guy Just Constructed A Working Hover Bike

by CHIRPon April 29, 2016
YouTube inventor Colin Furze is used to making insane things, but this might top them all. In this series of videos, Colin decided to attempt to build a hover bike…and he succeeded! While not a perfect cruising hover bike, this contraption does legitimately hover while carrying him forward at decent speed, and it looks wicked […]
Delicious and Healthy Smoothie Bowl Is A Must Make

You Need This Smoothie Bowl In Your Life

by CHIRPon April 25, 2016
Looking for something fresh, healthy, sweet and delicious? Aren’t we all. We’ll here’s something to add to your quiver of quick and tasty breakfast options. This would be a great late night snack as well. Just blend up a bunch of berries, banana, yogurt, almond milk, peanut butter and pour it into a snazzy looking […]

You'd Never Have Guessed Ink Making Is Such And Art

Watching The Making of Printer Ink Is Truly Incredible — You Never Knew It Was Such An Art

by CHIRPon April 19, 2016
Watching the process of making everyday things is oddly satisfying. Sparking the hit show ‘How It’s Made‘, it’s always incredible to discover the unique manufacturing processes that lead to items and objects we use every day. Here’s a video showing how printer ink is made. I’m not sure what it is, but large amounts of […]

Great DIY No Machine Ice Cream Recipe

Delicious DIY Ice Cream Recipe With No Machine

by CHIRPon April 17, 2016
We all love ice cream! But what’s even better than store bought ice cream? Home made ice cream. The satisfaction of working and creating a delicious home made frozen treat is hard to beat! Even better than that is saving money and not having to buy an ice cream maker! This DIY recipe leaves the […]
Driving This Giant Windmill Rotor Is Amazing

This Is The Definition of An Oversized Load…

by CHIRPon April 6, 2016
I’m sure you’ve seen and “oversized load” banner of a truck before. Maybe it was carrying a single wide down the highway to be delivered to Sunnyvale Trailer Park. Or maybe it had a big piece of machinery on it…Childs play really. I can almost guarantee it didn’t have one of these babies! This truck […]

Chainsaw Drone!!

This Is When Drones Get Scary…

by CHIRPon April 4, 2016
It’s all fun and games until a drone with a chainsaw shows up…Seriously though, these Finnish guys just attached one to a drone. They’ve hung a gas powered chainsaw underneath an octocopter. THIS is when drones get scary. Even just watching the ‘Killer Drone’ smash through lifeless snowmen had me freaking out little. Although it’s bad ass, something […]
This Molten Copper In A Coconut Is Amazing

Pouring Molten Copper Into The Center of A Coconut Is Surprisingly Awesome

by CHIRPon April 4, 2016
At first we though this guy was just going to pour molten copper on top of a coconut…which we weren’t too excited about as it would have mostly just bounced/rolled off. Then we saw him pull out the drill and knew things were about to get interesting. This youtube cuts a perfect hole in the […]

This Homemade Thermite Launcher Is The Coolest Thing Ever

Watching This Guy Destroy Stuff With A Homemade Thermite Cannon Is Amazing

by CHIRPon April 4, 2016
This guy just built a Thermite Cannon…Incase you don’t know what thermite is, it’s a “mixture of finely powdered aluminum and iron oxide that produces a very high temperature on combustion, used in welding and for incendiary bombs.” It literally looks like something out of a science fiction movie! The way it ignites before shooting […]