Mad Science Monday: Mad Scientists Are Born When Their Garages Burn Down

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Mad Science Monday: Mad Scientists Are Born When Their Garages Burn Down
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Dude, seriously? Aren't you worried about your dog or even the plethora of flammable chemicals you're throwing sparks at? There's a fine line between kludging and wanton disregard for safety, this is definitely the latter.

~NSHA

Hey! Driving With Flip Flops is Dangerous!

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Hey! Driving With Flip Flops is Dangerous!
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Since Monday is a holiday, I decided to treat you guys with some Mad Science a few days early. I'll admit; this is one of the best creations I've seen... ever. ~NSHA

Mad Science Monday: I Think You Broke Moore's Law

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Mad Science Monday: I Think You Broke Moore's Law
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From the submitter:

Dummyload on a budget. I needed to dissapate over 100 watts of radio frequency energy into a non inductive dummyload that would be submerged into mineral oil. 94, one watt 4700 ohm resistors came out to be 50.2 ohms. Not bad! Made in USA!

Mad Science Monday: A Laptop Cooler For The Ages

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Mad Science Monday: A Laptop Cooler For The Ages
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From the Submitter: I made this contraption to keep my laptop from overheating. It cooled from 69ºC to 39ºC within ten minutes. And yes, those are 2.1 kV transformers. And yes, that's a roll of duct tape.

Let me label that for you:

1: Laptop that he just can't let go of. 2: Books that he tried to read and failed. The Silmarillion (left) and Ulysses (right). 2 - again? come on dude, you only had to count to 5: Anyway, mentioned above. 3. CPU fan stolen from parent's desktop. 4: The crowning achievement of the piece, almighty duct tape.

Mad Science Monday: Combining Your Hobbies Doesn't Always Work

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Mad Science Monday: Combining Your Hobbies Doesn't Always Work
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You couldn't leave well enough alone, could you? You had to attempt to combine the world's greatest game with a world's greatest food. You flew too close to the sun, my friend.

~NSHA