“How does it feel, to be your own deceiver? Signals raised, then lost to the aether.” People hide from an omnipresent light before succumbing to it in the music video for Son Lux’s Dangerous, from their awesome post-truth protest EP Remedy.
Vollebak’s waterproof jacket glows in the dark for up to 12h with as little as 2h of exposure to sunlight and other sources of light. Unlike most treatments, the jacket’s glow-in-the-dark compound won’t wear off. It’s also stretchable, packable and weighs just over 8oz.
Gymkhana driver Ken Block teamed up with Pennzoil Synthetics to head to the scorching desert of Swing Arm City, Utah, pushing his 600 hp Ford Fiesta ST RX43 to the limit in 102° heat, and leaving a massive trail of dirt in his wake. His hill drifts and airtime are amazing.
The latest version of the pocket-sized electronic guitar tuner. Unlike its predecessor, Roadie 2 doesn’t need its app to tune your guitar (and other stringed instruments). It also vibrates to let you know when it’s done. The app provides extra features like custom tunings.
Prima Games’ follow up to its NES book. Playing with Super Power is a nostalgic guide book. Not only does it contain tips for SNES games, it also has a history of Nintendo’s console and its classics, as well as associated art and music. Also available as an online book.
An extremely durable writing instrument, made from CNC machined T6061 aircraft-grade aluminum. We love look of the grooved body, which provides an ergonomic grip. It takes a Parker-style ball point cartridge, and its cap has an O-ring seal to keep out the elements.
While you think you might eventually get to ground level in Julius Horsthuis‘ short film, it isn’t going to happen. Instead we’re taken on an endless descent into a virtual city created with fractals textured with maps of a city. An entry in Ryuichi Sakamoto’s async film contest.
BioCarbon Engineering is developing a semi-automated large scale reforestation system. It uses aerial drones to map and analyze land, plant seeds in a biodegradable pod, and monitor the plants’ growth. The planting drones can dispense up to 100,000 seeds per day.
Shonin’s Streamcam is a flat palm-sized wearable camera. It records up to 720p video for up to 2.5h per charge. It can store video to a microSD card, stream it online, or do both at the same time. It can also store and encrypt video to Shonin’s cloud service.
Did you know that plastic bottles are blown like glass? Us neither. Here’s a look at a fascinating machine which takes small plastic tubes, heats them up, and then blows them into a mold to make water bottles. The same basic process is even used for big 5-gallon bottles.
A waterproof portable light that’s designed to fire light straight down while leaving room for your hands underneath. Its foldable legs automatically snap open when you take it out of its carrying case. It has three brightness settings and lasts up to 50h per charge.
Retrobright is a homebrew solution for restoring yellowed ABS plastic, which is usually what the cases of old computers and other gadgets were made of. The 8-Bit Guy tried out variants of the solution for science. TL;DW? Go with salon developer cream, water, and sunlight.
Offering up to 555 hp, 32″ wheels, 20″ of suspension travel, and 14.5″ of ground clearance, this all-electric open-air 4×4 is ready to be the Tesla of UTVs. It does 0-to-60 in 3.9s, its motor and gearbox are waterproof, and it can go up to 200 miles on a charge.
Amazing looking frame-lock folding knives with precision-machined designs carved into their handles. Each knife is made with an integral frame cut from a solid bar of titanium, and a 3.75″ blade cut from M390 hardened stainless steel. Available for a limited time on Massdrop.
(PG-13) Cut asked a translator and several hearing impaired folks to show how cuss words and phrases are done in American Sign Language. The good news is that they’re fairly obvious. The bad news is that they’re done so fast you’ll be burned before you know it.