A man struggles to find his place in the world after a childhood incident left him disfigured. Can he find solace with a group of other outcasts? Be sure to stick around for the ending credits of this offbeat short film by Us. The making of documentary is worth a watch too.
Design collective onformative shows off a nifty mechanical sculpture they created, which uses a series of spinning black metal tubes which allow light from an array of fluorescent bulbs to pass through. The result is a binary pixel display with an alluring soundtrack. More here.
A deeper look at the story behind the new PS4 game, as Kratos heads off on a quest through the Norse wilderness with his son Atreus, who’s about to learn his true place in the universe. The game drops on 4/20/2018, so you can smoke ’em up before you beat ’em up.
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.
A substantial and rugged duffel, with a substantial 40 liters of capacity. Its fully-padded body provides structure, but retains packing flexibility, and it has grab handles which provide multiple carrying options. Available in five colorways, including a sweet camo combo.
After building himself an airplane, Peter Sripol decided to make himself something a little less ambitious, but just as fun – a tricked-out sled that can glide across the snow thanks to an airplane propeller on the back. It’s not exactly fast, but it lets him go sledding without a hill.
The linear windows of Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic structures are the perfect subject for Marc Hagan-Guirey’s book, which comes with 14 cut-and-fold models based on buildings from the Frederick C. Robie House to Taliesin West and the Johnson Wax building.
Ever wondered what sort of intersection offers the smoothest traffic flow? Check out this oddly satisfying compilation of 4-way junctions, simulated with the Cities: Skylines mod Traffic Manager: President Edition. Too bad there’s not room for stack interchanges everywhere.
Esther Bellido’s animated short summary of Breaking Bad is more than a bit derivative of the work of 1A4 Studio, but we do have to hand it to her for summing up the core plot points for all five seasons of the series in just 77 seconds. Also, we want to play this as a side-scroller.
iZotope’s compact cylinder is perfect for solo musicians, providing a complete recording studio in a portable package. It’s got a studio quality microphone, two XLR/TS inputs, built-in effects, and can mix and position up to 8 tracks with its iOS app. More here and here.
Something we never thought about putting into our bug-out bag, but that makes perfect sense. Open Seed Vault’s pack includes appx. 15,000 seeds from 32 different heirloom varieties with high germination rates. Comes packed in a waterproof mylar bag for a 20+ year shelf life.
Photo buffs, charge your phone in style with the Power Lens Qi Charging Pad. Place your phone on the lens-shaped charger and juice up. The pad notifies you when your Qi-compatible phone is charging with a shutter click sound. Save 25% in The Awesomer Shop.
Word has it that Quentin Tarantino is really working on a Star Trek film – and we so want to see that. While we wait and see how that turns out, Nerdist went ahead and made a trailer for what they think it might be like, using footage from The Original Series.
The latest version of Diesel’s huge 57mm multi-faced analog timepiece can tell time in four time zones simultaneously, and offers chronograph functionality on its largest dial. Available in a variety of colorways, but we’d go with the black IP or the all-gold.
Did you break the tip on your pencil again? You could go for one of those fancy mechanical pencils, or you could rig up a pencil sharpener like the one Giaco Whatever hacked together – using a 1000cc two-stroke engine to spin the sharpener up to speed.
NBA player Paul George’s new signature shoe debuts with a limited-edition Sony PlayStation colorway, with a sweet galactic theme and light up PS and PG logos on the tongues. The shoe offers better grip, and does away with the lockdown strap from the PG1, improving fit.
Skier Candide Thovex is incredible on the powdery slopes, but in this collaboration with Audi, he shows off just how little snow matters to him, as he tears down rocky cliffs, dirt trails, over grass, rocks, lava stone, and just about any place he can point his tips downhill.
Gear Aid’s LED area lights offer three selectable color temperatures and 10 brightness levels. They double as a USB battery pack, and can be mounted on a tripod. Available in 60 LED/320 lumen/10,400 mAh and a super-bright 82 LED/640 lumen/20,800 mAh versions.
Cube puzzle guru Tony Fisher decided to see how the insane 17x17x17 Yuxin Huang Long puzzle is put together, so he cracked it open to reveal the thousands of pieces which go into its assembly. Now it’s a whole new kind of puzzle to try and put it back together.