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Turkish Airlines: The Journey

Turkish Airlines: The Journey

Director Ridley Scott returns to his roots of commercial directing with this short film he made for Turkish Airlines, in which a mysterious woman follows illustrated clues to tail another in what ends up being a beautiful travel promotion for Istanbul.

Still Alive: Swing Cover

Still Alive: Swing Cover

If you ask us, Jonathan Coulton’s Still Alive is one of the greatest video game songs of all time. Now sit back, relax, and enjoy this vibrant and jazzy version of the track, performed by The 8-Bit Big Band, with singer Benny Benack III doing his best Frank Sinatra.

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Star Wars Size Comparison

Star Wars Size Comparison

As we’ve learned before, Alvaro Gracia Montoya of MetaBallStudios loves to compare the sizes of things. This time out, he shows us the vast differences in size of everything from a lightsaber to Yoda, to Starkiller Base, to Yavin Prime… and everything in between.

Spotlight on Warwick Davis

Spotlight on Warwick Davis

Brandon Hardesty, creator of the excellent No Small Parts returns with a new series title Supporting Actor Spotlights, and goes in depth on the career of Warwick Davis, a talented actor whose larger than life personality is the perfect compliment to his tiny stature.

SteelSeries Stratus Duo Controller

SteelSeries Stratus Duo Controller
$60  Buy Link Comment

SteelSeries’ Stratus Duo is a multi-platform wireless controller. It can connect to Android devices as well as standalone virtual reality headsets via Bluetooth. It also connects to Windows PCs via 2.4 Ghz wireless and a USB dongle. It lasts up to 20h per charge.

Metal Ring of Fire

Metal Ring of Fire

It Burns Burns Burns! Leo Moracchioli lights his studio on fire with his rendition of the Johnny Cash classic Ring of Fire. While he adds his typical growls and grunts, he preserves the song’s mariachi-inspired brass sounds.

LEGO Ride of Blades

LEGO Ride of Blades

Take a trip on latest LEGO thrill ride from builder Shadow Elenter. Comprised of close calls with spinning saw blades, collapsing walls, and swinging swords, the ride plays out more like a level from God of War than an amusement park ride.

Every Breath You Take: Funk Cover

Every Breath You Take: Funk Cover

Funkmasters Scary Pockets take The Police track Every Breath You Take and give it a fresh coat of paint with this wonderful rendition of the 1983 hit, led off by the soulful vocals of Sarah Dugas, and paying tribute to the syncopated reggae beats of the original.

Bubbly Blaster

Bubbly Blaster
$100  Buy Link Comment

Liven up parties and turn champagne into ammo with the Bubbly Blaster. It’s a spray head that fits onto any champagne bottle, letting you spray the bubbly up to 30ft. It also doubles as a stopper. It comes in a variety of colors.

Useful Charts

Useful Charts
$25  Buy Comment

Matt Baker’s Useful Charts are 24″x 36″ prints that provide a great overview of a variety of historical and educational topics, including world history, ancient and fictional family trees and evolution. You can learn more about the topics on Baker’s YouTube channel.

Pix-It-Up

Pix-It-Up
~$70+  Pledge Link Comment

Pix-It-Up is a reusable magnetic puzzle that lets you create pixelated monochrome portraits out of a digital photo. Use the Pix-It-Up website to pixelate a photo and generate instructions. Then arrange the magnetic pieces over the steel frame to mimic the pixelated photo.

Dark Souls III Bonfire Statue

Dark Souls III Bonfire Statue
$100  Buy Comment

Gecco does Dark Souls III‘s checkpoint justice with this highly detailed sixth-scale statue. Measuring over 8″ tall, the statue has an LED inside the flame sculpt that lights up when the sword is inserted into the earth.

The Staircase Treadmill

The Staircase Treadmill

Inventor and maker of crazy stuff Colin Furze decided to build himself one of the most torturous pieces of home fitness equipment ever – a treadmill that runs up the staircase. Our knees hurt just watching this one. Coming downstairs looks like fun though.

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Polaris RZR XP Turbo S Velocity

Polaris RZR XP Turbo S Velocity
$25K+  Buy Link Comment

Rocking race-ready aluminum Walker Evans Velocity shocks, strengthened axles, and other reinforcements, the latest Polaris RZR is ready to dominate every kind of terrain with its 72″ stance, 32″ ITP Coyote tires, and powerful 168 hp engine. Comes in 2-seat and 4-seat models.

Hong Kong Rooftop Run

Hong Kong Rooftop Run

A group of parkour daredevils from the Storror Team do their best Mirror’s Edge impression as they run and jump from rooftop to rooftop, overlooking the busy urban streets of Hong Kong many stories below, as they pretend to be chased by a non-existent security force.

Jeep JL Wrangler: 10 Things We Love

Jeep JL Wrangler: 10 Things We Love

We’ve spent quite a bit of time on- and off-road with the latest Jeep Wrangler, and it’s the best one yet, offering easier removal of body parts, better on-road handling, tons of modern tech, and still as capable as ever. Read on for some of our favorite aspects of the new Wrangler.

Apollo 11 (Trailer)

Apollo 11 (Trailer)

July 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. To commemorate this event, CNN Films made a documentary about the first successful manned mission to the Moon. The criticallyacclaimed film is made almost entirely of never before seen 70mm footage.

Singularity Simulated Black Hole

Singularity Simulated Black Hole
$38-$51  Pledge Comment

How much more black could this be? and the answer is none. None more black. This desktop curiosity is made using a carbon nanotube array to absorb 99.% of visible light, so when you look into it up close, it’s the darkest void you’ve ever seen. Available in 2.5cm and 4cm sizes.

Making a Cardboard Street Sweeper

Making a Cardboard Street Sweeper

Using cardboard for its shell, and popsicle sticks and R/C car parts for its drivetrain, V. Idea created a miniature utility truck with spinning brushes that sweep up lightweight objects from the sidewalk in front of it. Hot glue is a wonderful thing, isn’t it?

Replicade Tempest Cabinet

Replicade Tempest Cabinet
$120  Buy Link Comment

New Wave Toys adds to its collection of tiny, working arcade machines, with this 12″ tall (sixth-scale) replica of the Atari classic Tempest. Its wood cabinet is accurate to every detail, with a screen optimized for vector-style graphics, and a rotary control with swappable caps.

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Daldøs & Hnefatafl Board Game

Daldøs & Hnefatafl Board Game
$79  Buy Comment

Based on two traditional board games from Scandinavia, this set is as much of a tabletop work of art as it is fun to play. It’s played with unique 4-sided dice, and its playing pieces are stored on a miniature Viking ship. Made from laser-engraved plywood and beech wood.

DoggieLawn

DoggieLawn
$26-$34  Buy Link Comment

If you can’t regularly take your dog out for a walk, cleaning up after their waste can be a major hassle. DoggieLawn solves that problem by sending you a plot with real grass. You can subscribe to have fresh grass sent weekly, twice a month, or once a month.

The Hole in the Ground (Trailer)

The Hole in the Ground (Trailer)

A mother and her young son move to the country to escape her past. Once they settle in, strange and disturbing things start happening, and she starts to believe her son has been replaced by an evil double after a massive sinkhole opens in the forest.

Thunderstruck: Flute Edition

Thunderstruck: Flute Edition

The idea of an AC/DC tune being played on flute seems like an unnatural fit, but in the able hands and lips of musician Miquelmar, it works perfectly – with the help of a loop box to amp up his rhythm section. His Bohemian Rhapsody cover is worth a listen too.

Dragon Ball: Project Z (Teaser)

Dragon Ball: Project Z (Teaser)

Bandai Namco is following up its hit Dragon Ball fighting game with an action RPG based on the legendary anime. Currently under the temporary name “Project Z,” it looks like the game will follow at least the first few acts of Dragon Ball Z, up until Frieza.

The Wandering Earth (Trailer)

The Wandering Earth (Trailer)

Based on a short story by Cixin Liu, the big budget Chinese sci-fi film The Wandering Earth sees the Sun dying. Humans build massive engines to fly the entire planet to another star. But disaster strikes when the engines shut down, and collision with Jupiter is imminent.

World’s Fastest FPV

World’s Fastest FPV

YouTuber Omegoolibird shows off what is said to be the fastest first-person view RC plane. The customized Vasamodel Fusion can hit speeds up to 265 mph thanks to its 2650 KV electric motor, which can spin at speeds up to 35,000 RPM. It sounds like an angry swarm of bees.

Harmony Collection Playing Cards

Harmony Collection Playing Cards
$15 ea.  Buy Comment

A series of four unique decks designed by award winning artist Mauro Martins, featuring modern and lighthearted imagery of sea, land, air, and space. For each deck sold, seller Art of Play will plant a tree.

Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men (Trailer)

Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men (Trailer)

(PG-13: Language) “Somewhere in the middle of all that s**t was the hope that one of us was gonna make it.” Showtime’s Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men is a four-part documentary series about the rise and the legacy of rap’s one true supergroup. Premieres Spring 2019.

We Will Pop, Funk, Rock & Soul You

We Will Pop, Funk, Rock & Soul You

Musical mashup maker Bill McClintock presents his latest masterpiece, combining Queen’s We Will Rock You, Sly Fox’s Let’s Go All the Way, The Temptations’ Shakey Ground, Metallica’s Sad But True, and The Jackson 5’s ABC into a single party anthem.

Rick and Morty Icon Lights

Rick and Morty Icon Lights
$16 ea.  Buy Comment

Rick, Morty, and Mr. Meeseeks are here to add a splash of light to any space. These officially-licensed collectibles are perfect for lighting up your garage workshop where you mess with the fabric of space and time. Each one measures appx. 4″ tall and runs on 2 AA batteries.

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