Write On Icing Pencil

Write On Icing Pencil

Do you suck at decorating cakes? This oversize pencil makes it easy to write words and drizzle icing on pastries and plates. Simply fill it like a syringe, then gently squeeze the pencil to draw fine lines on cakes, cookies, cupcakes, and more.

Smells Like Latin Spirit

Smells Like Latin Spirit

The 1991 Nirvana track Smells Like Teen Spirit is considered to be a classic by many. But we didn’t know it was this classic. The Miracle Aligner posted a cover of the breakout grunge hit with its lyrics translated into Latin. If you think that’s strange, try their ancient Norse cover of Led Zeppelin’s Immigrant Song.

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G-SHOCK GravityMaster GRB200

G-SHOCK GravityMaster GRB200

This extra-tough G-SHOCK watch is ready for just about anything. The GRB200 has a weather-resistant Carbon Core structure and is packed with useful functions including a thermometer, altimeter, barometer, digital compass, and a step counter. The large buttons on the side are designed to be usable even with gloves on.

Trackmania Music Sync

Trackmania Music Sync

DoodleChaos is a master at synchronizing music with motion. In their latest clip they spent over 60 hours building a custom course in the racing game Trackmania, and matched it perfectly to the smooth electro-dance grooves of the track Bones by Clarx.

The Hovercraft Bar

The Hovercraft Bar

Like most countries, you need a license in the UK to sell liquor in a bar, restaurant, or other location. But there’s a loophole in their law that seems to permit unlicensed sales aboard vehicles in transit. So Tom Scott and Matt Grey set up a working bar aboard a small hovercraft to deliver drinks to patrons in the countryside.

Win a 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 and a Shelby F-150 Truck

Win a 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 and a Shelby F-150 Truck

Fill your garage with two amazing vehicles. This giveaway includes both a limited-run Ford Mustang GT500, and a Shelby F-150 pickup, both rocking supercharged V8 engines. The duo is valued at over $200,000. One lucky entrant will win both while helping to support charities. Plus, Awesomer readers get 50% bonus entries.

Joshua Tree Bubble Hotels

Joshua Tree Bubble Hotels

Aiming for an April 2021 opening, Bubble Hotels will offer guests unspoiled views of the California desert. Rooms will have a private sleep unit, a deck, hot tub, lounge area, and a bathroom with an outdoor shower. The bubble-shaped bedroom has heat and AC and a Queen-sized bed. Just 15 min. from Joshua Tree National Park.

Opera Mayer

Opera Mayer

When the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile turned up in Memphis, Tennessee, members of Opera Memphis decided to pay tribute to the iconic hot dog on wheels by singing a grand operatic rendition of the brand’s familiar jingle. That’s tenor Dane Suarez and baritone Jake Stamatis, conducted by Michael Sakir.

Bugatti Bolide

Bugatti Bolide

Bugatti set their engineers and designers loose to create the most extreme track car concept. The result is this quad-turbo W16 lightweight monster that makes 1824 hp and weighs 2733 lb. Its top speed is “well above” 310 mph. In simulations, it does 0 to 124 mph in just 4.36 sec., 0 to 186 in 7.37 sec., and hits top speed in 33.62 sec.

Tenacious D: Time Warp

Tenacious D: Time Warp

In case you haven’t done your part and voted here in the U.S. yet, Jack and Kyle of Tenacious D are here with a little Rock-y the Vote reminder. Jack Black absolutely nails the lead vocals on this Rocky Horror Picture Show tune, which features cameos from George Takei, Eric Andre, John Waters, Susan Sarandon, and more.

ExoTac Nanostriker XL Firestarter

ExoTac Nanostriker XL Firestarter

This palm-sized, waterproof tool uses a ferrocerium rod and striker tool to produce plentiful sparks and get your fire started in seconds. CNC-machined from 6061 anodized aluminum, its 1/4″ rod will last up to 3000 strikes. Available in gunmetal and black finishes.

FlipNetik Kinetic Desk Toy

Collective Carry’s polished kinetic toy flips, spins, and slides, giving your idle hands something to do while sitting at your desk on endless Zoom calls. Made from aerospace-grade zinc alloy, it comes in black, silver, and gold finishes in both hexagon and square designs. Save 23% in The Awesomer Shop.

Origami Simulator

Origami Simulator

Amanda Ghassaei created this wonderful this online plaything which lets you create virtual origami constructions and view them in 3D. You can choose how flat or folded the virtual paper is, and select from a variety of models to tinker with. You can also import SVG or FOLD files, and export both the 3D models and folding patterns.

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Eryx PC1 Titanium Pen

Eryx PC1 Titanium Pen

This CNC-machined titanium pen comes from Canadian metal goods maker FocusWorks. Its design combines a sleek technical style with an organic-looking “dragonskin” textured grip. Its accompanying clicky cap attaches securely without screw threads or o-rings. It takes a standard Schmidt Easyflo 9000 cartridge.

Making a Literal Steel Guitar

Making a Literal Steel Guitar

There’s a musical instrument called a steel guitar, but it’s named for its metal slide, and not the material it’s made from. But metalsmith Paul Pinto decided to actually make a guitar out of the weighty metal. Watch as he cuts, welds, forges, and grinds a steel plate into a beautiful chrome-plated instrument. Now how does it sound?

Building a Smart YouTube Studio

Building a Smart YouTube Studio

With the help of Amazon Alexa and various smart home tech, Josh of MAKE. ART. NOW. built a studio packed with automation. The space incorporates smart power strips, smart light bulbs, and a security system that can all be remotely controlled. Using Alexa to turn off noisy appliances while recording is a really smart idea.

Pocket Operator Capcom Series

Pocket Operator Capcom Series

Hadouken! Teenage Engineering has teamed up with Capcom to create two pocket-sized sound makers, the PO-133 Street Fighter, and the PO-128 Mega Man. The Street Fighter model is a micro sampler with a built-in mic, while the Mega Man version is an 8-bit synthesizer. Both include sounds based on the games.

Ultra-Realistic GTA V

Ultra-Realistic GTA V

It’s going to be a while before we get a new Grand Theft Auto game with next-gen graphics. In the meantime, modders have turned to applying graphical upgrades to GTA V, like this incredible photorealistic footage of the 2013 sandbox shooter posted by OreoShaman. Check out some nighttime driving footage here.

Worx 20V Leafjet Cordless Leaf Blower

Worx 20V Leafjet Cordless Leaf Blower

This small but powerful leaf blower has a 20V, 4.0Ah battery pack for longer runtimes than other cordless models. Its turbine fan can push out air at speeds up to 125 mph, and a variable air control nozzle lets you choose between high-volume or high-speed air. Includes a standard Worx Power Share battery and charger.

Wonders of the World Wide Web Halloween Special (1988)

Wonders of the World Wide Web Halloween Special (1988)

Retro software experts Squirrel Monkey look back a series of fictitious programs from the late 1980s that were designed to help people talk to the dead and predict the future. Early PC software was apparently way creepier than we remember it. And yes, we know the World Wide Web didn’t actually start until 1989.

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Back to the Future Hover Board Doormat

Back to the Future Hover Board Doormat

This officially-licensed Back to the Future II doormat is perfect for wiping dirt off the soles of your Nike self-lacing sneakers. While it’s missing the Mattel logo found on the movie version, its color scheme is spot-on with vibrant hues of pink, red, yellow, and green. Made from scrubby coconut fiber with a non-slip PVC base.

How to Do Japanese Square Lashing

How to Do Japanese Square Lashing

When you’re out in the woods and need to assemble a sturdy shelter, knowing how to connect sticks in a cross shape can be really useful. Mark the Braider shows off one of the more clean and elegant ways of joining perpendicular poles, using a Japanese square lashing technique.

Sandwich Feeding Machine

Sandwich Feeding Machine

Sometimes you don’t have the time to get up and go to the kitchen to fix a sandwich. Joseph’s Machines solved that problem by building a series of silly Rube Goldberg machines to assemble and deliver a peanut butter and jelly sandwich right to his mouth. We love how he worked his dog into the jelly machine.

2021 Jaguar E-PACE

2021 Jaguar E-PACE

Jaguar’s compact SUV gets tweaks to its grille and LED headlights with slick double J-blade running lights. Inside, there’s a new 11.4″ curved glass touchscreen, a streamlined center console with a new shifter, and an optional digital rearview mirror. Available in 246 hp and 296 hp mild-hybrid variants with 2.0L turbo engines.

Honest The Mandalorian Trailer

Honest The Mandalorian Trailer

The Mandalorian is returning to Disney+ on 10.30.2020, so it only makes sense that Screen Junkies would seize upon the chance to make an Honest Trailer for the hit series. Despite being such an excellent show, they still found plenty of reasons to poke fun at its characters and storylines.

StatGear SuperVizor XT

StatGear SuperVizor XT

StatGear’s smartly-designed stainless steel tool belongs in every vehicle. It includes two essential safety functions – a seatbelt cutter, and a carbide glassbreaker tip. It also comes with a visor-mounted carrying case for quick access in an emergency. Sold in a pack of two, so you can keep one on each visor or in two cars.

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