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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.