What do you think happened when Bill Gates challenged the greatest chess player in the world to a match? He was embarrassingly defeated. Magnus Carlsen, 22, beat the founder of Microsoft in just over one minute of playing. Watch Carlsen's eyes as he continually stares at the chess board as though he has every move figured out almost before Gates even makes it.
Luca Iaconi-Stewart has dropped out of college to work on this beauty. That's how committed he is to the extreme detail of this Boeing 777 jet. He's been working on the 1:60 model made entirely out of manila folders for the past five years and expects to be finished with it in early 2014. When we say detailed, we really mean it! The model has working landing gear and even the opening doors are meticulously accurate to the original aircraft.
A company out of Germany called Goldtatze (Golden Paw) builds elaborate walkways, perches, and scratching posts for your cat out of natural materials like wood and rope. The company also does custom installations so that your home can be filled with bridges and walkways so that your cat can truly feel like the master of its domain.