Black Walnut Turntable

Not just any turntables, these are made from the cross-sections of black walnut trees by Kent Walter and his father through their Seattle-based company, Silvan Audio Workshop. Currently, they’re sending these handmade turntables to Kickstarter supporters who offer $750 pledges. More form than function, the record players feature transparent glass platters to show off the rich wood bases. Walter says: “The music that we like is unique, it’s got life, it’s distinctive. We think that the things we play it on should be the same way.” Click here to view the first image in this week’s demotivational poster gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing why you should never mess with praying mantises.