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Jimmy Page’s ’59 Telecaster

Jimmy Page’s ’59 Telecaster

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page was once bequeathed a 1959 Fender Telecaster guitar. With a little help from Page himself, the animators at Nexus Studios share the mystical story of this illustrious and iconic instrument. Fender sells a replica of the psychedelic dragon guitar here.

Anker Roav Bolt

Anker Roav Bolt
$50  Buy Comment

Anker’s Roav Bolt is a compact charger that plugs into your car’s 12v adapter. It can also be used to interact with your smartphone via Google Assistant. Connect your phone via its 3.5mm input or Bluetooth for hands-free calling, music control and navigation.

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DIY Paper Shredder

DIY Paper Shredder

You can pick up a cheap paper shredder for about 20 bucks, but what fun is that when you can build your own? The Q shows off a homebrew shredder that does the trick using sharpened metal discs. It’s missing the safety mechanisms that production shredders offer, so DIY at your own risk.

Hobbs & Shaw (Trailer)

Hobbs & Shaw (Trailer)

This trailer for the Fast & Furious spinoff Hobbs & Shaw seems to be an abridged version of the movie, but who cares. It’s got mind-blowing vehicle stunts and action sequences. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham and Idris Elba. Premieres Summer 2019.

Why Cities Exist

Why Cities Exist

Despite the crowds, costs, crime, and other drawbacks of big cities, people flock together in densely packed areas, leaving vast areas of the world undeveloped. Wendover Productions looks at the reasons that over 50% of the global population occupies just 1% of the land.

Genesis Mint Concept

Genesis Mint Concept

Genesis’ Mint is an electric car made for the city. Despite its compact size, it offers a spacious and luxurious interior for two people. Its storage area is accessed via unique scissor doors, and inside it has has a central touchscreen console mounted on its steering wheel.

How Stackable Potato Chips are Made

How Stackable Potato Chips are Made

Love you some Pringles? Just remember that next time you chow down on one of those neatly-stacked, perfect potato chips, you’re actually eating a delicious pressed, formed, and precision-cut mush of potato flakes. They’re like the Chicken McNuggets of chips.

Leatherman Piranha 2

Leatherman Piranha 2
$15  Buy Comment

A stainless steel pocket tool which won’t get you stopped by the TSA. It packs a scraper, bottle opener, 1/4″ hex driver, medium-size screwdriver, open wrench (English), box wrench (Metric), and a box opener. Plus, it really does look like an angry little fish with teeth.

Camel Finds Water

Camel Finds Water

Trevor Gordon found an abandoned tiny fishing boat in a field, and reconstructed it in the hopes of using it to find surfing spots. Ian Durkin and his crew chronicled the rebirth of the Camel in an endearing short film that is a sweet tribute to both making and surfing.

Moleskine Backpack Silver Edition

Moleskine Backpack Silver Edition
$199  Buy Comment

Moleskine’s Silver Edition backpack was inspired by the packs that come with astronauts’ spacesuits. The exterior and interior are made from a textured and luminous silver plastic that creases with age. Limited to 300 units.

adidas Futurecraft Loop

adidas Futurecraft Loop

The Futurecraft Loop is a prototype running shoe with an upper, outsole and laces made entirely out of recyclable TPU. Paired with adidas‘ Boost midsole, the Futurecraft Loop is also made to be durable and comfortable. Its second generation is slated for general release.

Upgrading Cheap Speakers

Upgrading Cheap Speakers

There are lots of really cheap speakers out there, and most of them sound like garbage. YouTuber Jisaku kōbō shows us how a pair of $3 speakers can sound much, much better when placed into a pair of proper wooden enclosures. Of course, skilled labor is the real cost here.

Everlane ReNew All-Weather Jacket

Everlane ReNew All-Weather Jacket
$88  Buy Comment

Everlane’s affordable and versatile All-Weather Jacket is windproof, water-resistant and has a relaxed fit. Like the rest of Everlane’s ReNew collection, its fabric is made entirely from recycled plastic water bottles. It comes in black, navy or olive.

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SOG Cash Card Knife

SOG Cash Card Knife
$30  Buy Link Comment

SOG’s compact liner-lock folding knife doubles as a money clip. It features a sturdy, stainless steel handle with perforations to reduce weight, and a 2.75″ straight blade that’s great for everyday cutting tasks.

Lawyer Breaks Down Courtroom Scenes

Lawyer Breaks Down Courtroom Scenes

“You’re out of order!” Wired asked attorney Lucy Lang to take a look at various courtroom scenes from movies and TV shows, and judge how accurate they are. She also busts a few myths about actual proceedings, including gavel banging, and speaking to the jury.

30 for 30: The Karate Kid

30 for 30: The Karate Kid

“He was the best around. Nothing’s ever gonna keep him down.” To promote its second season, the YouTube Premium series Cobra Kai enlisted the help of ESPN and created this high quality parody of the sports networks’ 30 for 30 series for a recap of The Karate Kid.

Game of Thrones Collector’s Blu-ray

Game of Thrones Collector’s Blu-ray
$330  Buy Comment

Game of Thrones’ final season just started, but you can already pre-order this limited edition Blu-ray set that bundles all of the series’ seasons in one package. However, The Complete Collector’s Set appears to have 1080p copies, not 4K.

Lil Dicky: Earth

Lil Dicky: Earth

(PG-13: Language) After an unpleasant encounter with some street urchins, musician Lil Dicky visits a magical animated world where he celebrates all the good things our planet has to offer. The celebrity-packed clip is actually for a good cause – saving our planet.

Vacuum Tube Flash Drive

Vacuum Tube Flash Drive
$55+  Buy Comment

Slavatech makes USB flash drives that are encased in authentic vacuum tubes. Each one has an LED that lights up when the drive is plugged in. They come in 8GB to 128GB capacities. Touch of Modern has them on sale as of this writing.

Best Field Watches 2019

Best Field Watches 2019

With clean, easy-to-read dials, grosgrain fabric straps, and pragmatic military styling, everyone should have a field watch in their timekeeping arsenal. Drop by Everyday Carry and check out their top 10 picks for 2019. Our fave is the old-school Timex MK1 reissue.

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iFreezer Go20 Refrigerator

iFreezer Go20 Refrigerator
$399+  Pledge Link Comment

Iceco’s iFreezer Go20 is a portable refrigerator that plugs into a vehicle’s 12v port. It can keep items as cold as -18ºC. It also has a removable divider, and dual-zone temperature control, so you can freeze and cool different items at once.

KeySmart Flex: 2-Pack

KeySmart Flex: 2-Pack
$15/2pk.  Buy Comment

Get your keys under control with KeySmart’s Flex key organizer. Neatly stack your keys between its two polycarbonate layers, held in place with stainless steel bolts. Each one holds up to 8 keys. Save 25% in The Awesomer Shop.

X-Men: Dark Phoenix (Trailer 3)

X-Men: Dark Phoenix (Trailer 3)

We’re not sure why 20th Century Fox didn’t just start with this trailer for X-Men: Dark Phoenix. It has everything you need to know about the film – how Jean Grey got the Phoenix Force, why she’s losing control and why she’s going up against her friends. Premieres 6/6/19.

Nite Ize Taglit LED Marker

Nite Ize Taglit LED Marker
$10  Buy Comment

Improve your visibility and personal safety at night with these weather-resistant LED tags which clip onto clothes, bags, and shoes using magnets. Each one has four bright LEDs which can light up in solid or flashing modes, and runs for up to 70 hours between battery changes.

One Stroke Dragon

One Stroke Dragon

Artist Keisuke Teshima demonstrates his technique for painting beautiful and dramatic images of dragons using sumi-e brushes. What really makes them special is how he uses a large brush loaded with multiple shades to create their bodies with a single stroke.

GrowlerWerks Pressurized Growler

GrowlerWerks Pressurized Growler
$199-$229  Buy Comment

Keep up to 128 oz. of your favorite craft beer fresh and carbonated for up to 2 weeks with GrowlerWerks’ uKeg 128. The vacuum-insulated steel container has a built-in tap, a variable pressure regulation cap, and keeps charged with CO2 cartridges. Also available in copper.

Capcom Home Arcade

Capcom Home Arcade
~$260  Buy Link Comment

The retro console craze continues. The Capcom Home Arcade is a plug-and-play console shaped like the company’s logo. It’s has real Sanwa arcade controls, and comes loaded with 16 true arcade games, including Darkstalkers, Street Fighter II, and Alien vs. Predator.

Kudu Grill

Kudu Grill
$449  Buy Link Comment

The Kudu grill has a cantilevered design that lets you cook and heat food directly or indirectly over an open fire. It comes with a grate and a cast iron pan. When you’re not cooking, you can use the base as a fire pit.

Child’s Play (Trailer)

Child’s Play (Trailer)

(Gore) The reboot of the classic horror movie Child’s Play casts Chucky as Buddi, a doll that can control home automated devices, and then some. Starring Aubrey Plaza, Brian Tyree Henry and Mark Hamill as the voice of Chucky. Premieres 6/21/19.

Shaolin Kung Fu Training

Shaolin Kung Fu Training

BBC Earth captured this awe-inspiring footage of thousands of young athletes practicing Shaolin Kung Fu. While most of the shots here appear to have been captured by drone, they say their formations can also be seen on satellite imagery. From the series Earth from Space.

2020 Nissan GT-R Nismo

2020 Nissan GT-R Nismo

The latest and greatest iteration of Godzilla still packs a 600hp twin-turbo V6, but has trimmed out weight thanks to an ample serving of carbon fiber for its front and rear bumpers, front fenders, hood, roof, side sill covers, trunk and rear spoiler. It also packs aero and grip improvements.

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