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A couple years ago I found a vintage Estwing Leather Sportsman’s Axe at an antique store. It’s been a handy addition to the camp box ever since.

Today I found this video showing how they’re made (and they don’t look like they’ve changed much in the intervening years). The process is pretty neat to see.


Here’s a great Motor Trend video, reporting from the Unimog Museum in Gaggenau, Germany. They delve into the history of the Mercedes-Benz truck line as well as explain how the trucks actually work. Later they motor a huge Unimog around the proving ground out back.

It’s well worth a watch.

I’ve been taking planes a lot lately and got to wondering how they’re built. Well, here’s how they do it. This time lapse video shows the assembly of an Airbus A380.

Do you ever wonder how exactly a differential works? We all have a rough idea, but for a well-explained breakdown of the concepts, check out this instructional film from the 1930s. I think you’ll be hard-pressed to find a clearer explanation. Read the rest of this entry »