This Is My Home

This Is My Home

Departure Arrival Films came upon what seemed to be an antique shop, only to find out that it was actually one man’s home, and that the trinkets inside are not his greatest treasures.

If It Were My Home

If It Were My Home

If It Were My Home is a website that compares the living conditions of two countries based on data from the CIA, the WHO and the UN. It’s far from perfect – it reduces citizens into statistical averages and its definition of good healthcare is flawed, but it’s still educational.

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hhgregg #MyHomeCourt Giveaway

hhgregg #MyHomeCourt Giveaway

To celebrate college hoops season, our friends at hhgregg and LG are giving away over $25,000 in great LG tech. Enter now through 4/6 for your chance to win big, then enter The Awesomer’s bonus giveaway to win a $250 hhgregg gift card.

Laws Broken: Home Alone

Laws Broken: Home Alone

We already think that Kevin McAllister’s deadly booby traps in Home Alone should have been enough to land him in juvy, but as LegalEagle points out, Kevin’s battery charges are only the tip of the law-breaking iceberg in the holiday classic.

MyMedic Solo First Aid Kit

MyMedic Solo First Aid Kit

MyMedic’s Solo is a single-person first aid kit. It contains items that will let you take care of 99% of the most common injuries at home, at work and outdoors. It comes in a waterproof case and comes with a paracord.

Homemade Hydraulic Hulkbuster

Homemade Hydraulic Hulkbuster

Inventor and builder Colin Furze teamed up with eBay for a crazy challenge – to construct a working replica of Tony Stark’s Hulkbuster armor using only components purchased from the auction site. Not only did Colin succeed, he excelled. Build videos here and here.

CRKT Homefront Tactical Knife

CRKT Homefront Tactical Knife

Inspired by classic WWII army folders, this Ken Onion-designed knife features “Field Strip” technology, which allows for easy disassembly and cleaning without tools, while still maintaining rigidity. Has a 3.5″ steel drop-point blade, and a 6061 aluminum handle.

My Arcade Super Gamepad

My Arcade Super Gamepad

My Arcade’s Super Gamepad is a wireless controller for the NES Classic and SNES Classic. Aside from having four shoulder buttons and a Home button, it also has a programmable and LED-backlit Turbo button. It can also be used to play Virtual Console titles on the Wii and Wii U.

My Life as a Zucchini (Trailer)

My Life as a Zucchini (Trailer)

An award-winning stop-motion animated film about a boy with an unusual name, and his journey to fit in at a foster home after the loss of his mother. The French/Swiss film been redubbed in English with voices by Will Forte, Nick Offerman, Ellen Page and Amy Sedaris.

Home Alone with Blood

Home Alone with Blood

We already learned how the slapstick comedy in Home Alone would have spelled the end for Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern’s bumbling burglars, so Bit Massive made a few scenes more realistic by adding blood and gore. Seriously, this looks like a Coen Brothers movie now.

Myth-Testing Christmas Movies

Myth-Testing Christmas Movies

Engineer Mark Rober teamed up with Jake from Vsauce3 to take on some classic scenes from Christmas movies to see if they’d hold up in the real world. Check out Jake’s Home Alone video here. The paint bucket test alone is worth the price of admission.

Famous Homes with Amazing Features

Famous Homes with Amazing Features

Mental Floss gives us a quick tour of the cribs of the powerful, rich and famous and the unique amenities therein, such as the Playboy Mansion’s redwood forest, the Winchester House’s secret passages and William Hearst’s telephone-filled estate.

Not Going Home

Not Going Home

The best use of the selfie stick goes to Stephen and Sammy. The couple’s edit of their 31-day round-the-world trip is so wonderful, the pop duo Great Good Fine OK used it as the official video for their song Not Going Home.

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When Mama Isn’t Home

When Mama Isn’t Home

When the cat’s away, the mice will play. This father and son play a short, but replay-worthy cover of Timmy Trumpet & Savage’s Freaks – on trombone and oven door. The kid’s expression is priceless. YouTube mirror here.

MyWing Coffee Table Concept

MyWing Coffee Table Concept

A proof of concept for a flexible coffee table that can transform into small laptop desks. Made by Carlo Ratti Assocati and Cassina, this table is part of a series of furniture built using modern technology and with modern users in mind.

Homeless Veteran Time-Lapse

Homeless Veteran Time-Lapse

Jim Wolf is a U.S. Army Veteran who fell on hard times, struggling with alcoholism and homelessness. In this video, he goes through a physical makeover which we can only hope is the start of a larger transformation of his life.

Gone Home

Gone Home

A critically-acclaimed first-person mystery game about secrets and relationships. Gone Home puts you in the shoes of a woman who arrives at her family’s new home after a year abroad, only to find that their house is deserted.

This Is My Court

This Is My Court

An ode to the United States’ streetball culture and the locals who treat their concrete courts and chain link fences as home. Directed by TWiN and narrated by the awesome Michael Kenneth Williams.

Homer Buddha

Homer Buddha

A funny good luck charm from Kid Robot and The Simpsons. Homer Buddha is a 7″ vinyl figurine with a movable head and a tummy that you won’t be able to resist touching. Drops 9/6/12 for $50.

My Apartment’s Very Clean…

My Apartment’s Very Clean…

The music video for My Apartment’s Very Clean Without You, a funny breakup song by comedy folk duo Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci aka Garfunkel and Oates. Animation by Deanna Rooney.

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Howard’s Home Snack Soaps

Howard’s Home Snack Soaps

Etsy seller Howard’s Home makes unbelievably realistic soaps made to look and smell like various pastries and other snacks, including doughnuts, cinnamon buns, popcorn and gummy worms.

My Drunk Kitchen: Gingerbread

My Drunk Kitchen: Gingerbread

Hannah Hart dips into the egg nog (and rum) to fix us all a delicious gingerbread house. If we were gingerbread men, we’re thinking we wouldn’t want her to architect our homestead.

Homemade Death Ray?

Homemade Death Ray?

Yeah, we thought the Mythbusters proved a solar death ray was impossible, but Eric Jacqmain claims his 5,800 mirror-tile-covered satellite dish has the “Power of 5,000 suns.” Um, you be the judge.

I Want to Sell My House

I Want to Sell My House

(NSFW: language) Anyone out there wondering whether or not to sell their home right now will likely make up their minds after watching this awfully amusing animated video. (Thanks Craig!)

Western Digital My Book Live

Western Digital My Book Live

A dead simple home network and storage solution, the My Book Live has a built-in media server and backup software. Stream to any network-connected Mac or PC, DLNA device and even iOS devices.

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