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    Tested Builds: LED Hypnocube, Part 4

    Soldering steel wire proves to be more challenging than either Will or Norm anticipates, and both struggle not to stay off course or burn themselves with the soldering iron. Taking bets in the comments as to whether this build will success or fail, and whose mistake screws it up! To watch and follow along with the build, sign up for a Tested Premium Membership by clicking here.

    Tested Builds: LED Hypnocube, Part 2

    Will and Norm continue working on the 4x4x4 LED Hypnocube! How many times do we say "PCB Board"? How soon before one of us burns the other with a soldering iron? To watch and follow along with the build, sign up for a Tested Premium Membership by clicking here. Post your comments and questions about the build below!

    Tested Builds: LED Hypnocube, Part 1

    It's time for another Tested Builds project! This week, Will and Norm tackle the challenge of building a 4x4x4 LED cube, based on a kit by Hypnocube. It's going to require teamwork and lots of precision soldering. Go team go! To watch and follow along with the build, sign up for a Tested Premium Membership by clicking here. Post your comments and questions about the build below!

    Premium: Full Time-Lapse of the Farnsworth Project Makeup!

    We showed you a sped up version of the Farnsworth project makeup application in our reveal video, but artist Frank Ippolito actually spent close to three hours applying the makeup to actor Chuck Lines. Here's the full six minute time-lapse video of that process, showing Chuck's amazing transformation! To watch this full video, sign up for a Tested Premium Membership by clicking here.

    Premium: Watch Frank Ippolito Sculpt the Farnsworth Project!

    For Tested Premium Members, here's an extended sculpting session with Frank Ippolito where we discuss the details of the Farnsworth sculpture while the clay is still on actor Chuck Lines' lifecast. We give Frank some feedback and learn about what references he uses to make Farnsworth look like a realistic old man. In the middle of the sculpting process, Frank also gets a visit from some of the directors who worked on Futurama to give him some feedback! To watch and follow along with the sculpt, sign up for a Tested Premium Membership by clicking here.

    Norm Drinks Soylent, Day 7

    The final day of Norm's Soylent challenge is upon us! We actually skipped a day of updates yesterday, so this final video recaps Norm's psychological state at the end of his diet week and shows you what his first real meals are after the challenge! To congratulate Norm in his new healthy living initiative, sign up for a Tested Premium Membership by clicking here.

    Norm Drinks Soylent, Day 5

    On the fifth day of the Soylent-only diet, Norm is faced with his first real temptation for real food. It's board game night at Norm's house, and everyone is feasting on delicious Chinese food while Norm drinks his chalky sludge. To support Norm in his new healthy living initiative, sign up for a Tested Premium Membership by clicking here.

    Norm Drinks Soylent, Day 4

    In today's update to the weeklong Soylent drinking challenge, Norm examines the ingredients of this wonder food and talks about how the flavor and texture of Soylent changes (and doesn't change) as you add more ingredients. Also, calorie rationing makes Norm feel like a pet. To support Norm in his new healthy living initiative, sign up for a Tested Premium Membership by clicking here.

    Norm Drinks Soylent, Day 3

    On the third day of the Soylent-only challenge, Norm conserves energy at home while mixing some new ingredients into his latest batch. Spirits remain high, but the chalkiness of the beverage may be starting to get to our intrepid dieter. To support Norm in his new healthy living initiative, sign up for a Tested Premium Membership by clicking here.

    Norm Drinks Soylent, Day 2

    For the second day of soylent drinking, Norm begins to experiment with adding flavor enhancing ingredients to his life-sustaining beverage. Soylent doesn't recommend switching to a soylent-only diet immediately, so we're still in the easing in period. Plus, a special guest appearance by a Tested family member we haven't seen in a while! To support Norm in his new healthy living initiative, sign up for a Tested Premium Membership by clicking here.

    Norm Drinks Soylent, Day 1

    Tested reader Luke sent over a week's supply of Soylent for us to test! Unfortunately, this is the old Soylent formula, which isn't representative of the current product being sold--we'll wait until we can buy the latest batch before an official review. But we can't let good Soylent go to waste, so Norm is committing to a week of living off of this future food. To support Norm in his new healthy living initiative, sign up for a Tested Premium Membership by clicking here.

    Tested Builds: LEGO Sandcrawlers, Part 12

    This is it! The grand finale! Not only to our two weeks of LEGO speed-building, but to our whole month of projects for Tested members. Thanks so much for following along, and we hope you learned something interesting about 3D printers, papercraft, quadcopters, and even LEGO. Let us know what you thought about this series and what projects you'd like to see us tackle in future months. To watch and follow along with the build, sign up for a Tested Premium Membership by clicking here.

    Tested Builds: LEGO Sandcrawlers, Part 11

    Turns out Will has a few more bags left, and there's only 45 minutes to build in this episode. If he's to win the LEGO build-off, can he finish a whole episode ahead of Norm? To watch and follow along with the build, sign up for a Tested Premium Membership by clicking here.

    Tested Builds: LEGO Sandcrawlers, Part 9

    Well that gambit failed, so it's back to speed building as we inch closer to the completed Sandcrawlers. In case you didn't know, this set isn't just a display model, it's a playset with a bunch of new mini-figs. Including one of Will's all-time favorites! To watch and follow along with the build, sign up for a Tested Premium Membership by clicking here.

    Tested Builds: LEGO Sandcrawlers, Part 8

    It's a new week for building LEGO! Not only for you guys, but also for Will and Norm, who resume construction after a much-needed break from the first day of marathon building. As the Sandcrawlers get closer to completion, Norm attempts a gambit to catch up. Cake is involved. To watch and follow along with the build, sign up for a Tested Premium Membership by clicking here.

    Tested Builds: LEGO Sandcrawlers, Part 7

    As Will leaps ahead with his build, Norm tackles the dreaded Sandcrawler dreads and struggles to stay awake. It's the last episode shot on that fateful first day of shooting, and the Arcade Fire beckon. What strategies can be employed for Norm to catch up? To watch and follow along with the build, sign up for a Tested Premium Membership by clicking here.

    Tested Builds: LEGO Sandcrawlers, Part 6

    The build has pushed past a week as we move onto day 6, and the dreaded tread assembly. The LEGO Sandcrawler is 3300 pieces, but several hundred of those are just tiny treads! And they are monotonous to assemble. To watch and follow along with the build, sign up for a Tested Premium Membership by clicking here.

    Tested Builds: LEGO Sandcrawlers, Part 5

    Spoiler: the marathon LEGO build does not get completed today. As an earlier setback comes to haunt one of our builders, another pulls ahead while energies are drained. Does Norm make it to watch the Arcade Fire? To watch and follow along with the build, sign up for a Tested Premium Membership by clicking here.