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DIY Potato Can Gun

DIY Potato Can Gun

Given the fact that this weapon uses an electric spark and exploding butane gas to fire a large spherical projectile, American Hacker is very quick to point out that you should NOT try this at home. We agree, but it sure is fun to hear the sound of this thing in action.

Who Invented Metal?

Who Invented Metal?

From Black Sabbath to Metallica to Mastodon, there are lots of different sub-genres of heavy metal music. But where did it all start from? Polyphonic sets out on a mission to identify when rock and roll splintered off to give birth to an edgier and angrier sound.

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3A Toys Bumblebee Action Figure

3A Toys Bumblebee Action Figure

3A Toys is releasing a Bumblebee action figure based on his appearance in his solo movie. The figure stands 8″ tall and has 55 points of articulation. It has an extra masked head, three pairs of swappable hands and an extra right arm with a blaster. Drops 12/1/18 for $165.

Sword Campfire Roaster

Sword Campfire Roaster
$25  Buy Comment

Duel with your friends while you roast up some tasty treats with RoastyzToastyz whimsical stainless steel tools that look like swords. Each one includes a marshmallow tip, with hot dog and tart roasting tips sold separately. A lightsaber hilt is also available.

The REALLY Smart Home

The REALLY Smart Home

There are plenty of gadgets out there that automate electronics in your home or office. But David Neevel devised a roomful of truly practical smart home gizmos, which can open and close doors, feed him candy, toss him a beer, and even treat his hangover.

The 10 Levels of Jazz Guitar

The 10 Levels of Jazz Guitar

Not to be outdone by bass player Davie504, guitarist Mattias Krantz presents a compilation of acoustic jazz styles performed masterfully as he advances level by level through an arrangement of George Gershwin’s 1935 classic Summertime.

Making Gourmet Instant Ramen

Making Gourmet Instant Ramen

Claire Saffitz is back in the Bon Appétit test kitchen to replicate a classic junk food item. This time she turns her attention to something more savory than sweet, with the college dorm room staple of choice – those bricks of curly instant ramen noodles.

Metal Tubthumping

Metal Tubthumping

YouTube’s resident metalnerd Leo Moracchioli takes on one-hit wonder Chumbawamba’s 1997 track Tubthumping, a song about getting drunk and in bar fights that will infect your ear by simply hearing “I get knocked down, but I get up again, you’re never gonna keep me down…”

Yahill Roll-up Camping Table

Yahill Roll-up Camping Table
$34  Buy Comment

Whether you’re camping out, watching an outdoor concert, or tailgating, you could use a table for food, drinks, and other items. This easy-to-carry table features a sturdy 6-part aluminum surface under its fabric cover and sets up in seconds.

The Soniverse Technique

The Soniverse Technique

Domino master Hevesh5 and a couple of her pals show off a nifty domino stacking technique which results a super cool visual and auditory effect when they fall – almost like the dominoes are falling in reverse. View the tutorial video on the trick here.

I Am the Night (Trailer)

I Am the Night (Trailer)

From Wonder Woman and Monster director Patty Jenkins comes a TNT mini series inspired by the infamous Black Dahlia murder. Chris Pine stars as a ruined hack reporter following the trail of a young girl who was given away at birth. Premieres 1/28/19.

Pyro Fire Shooting Pen

Pyro Fire Shooting Pen
$80  Buy Link Comment

Ellusionist took the technology from its wrist-mounted flash gun and incorporated it into a marker pen. The Pyro Fire Shooter Pen looks like a Sharpie and actually writes, but press its covert button for 3 seconds, and it will ignite and shoot flash paper over 10 ft.

Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures (Trailer)

Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures (Trailer)

Disney is releasing a series of animated shorts on YouTube that will retell stories from the Star Wars movies. If you’re worried about the voice acting, fear not: Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures will use dialogue and sounds from the original films. Premieres 11/30/18.

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Making a Miniature Aquarium

Making a Miniature Aquarium

YouTuber HMS2 is known for creating impressively accurate miniature versions of real-world objects. This build is a spot-on, Lilliputian replica of an aquarium complete with gravel, rocks, plant life, and a weensy little school of fish floating in its simulated water.

Evangelion on Netflix (Trailer)

Evangelion on Netflix (Trailer)

Netflix just added a legend to its growing library of anime. Originally released in 1995, Neon Genesis Evangelion is a bizarre, complex and beautiful series about psychic teenagers piloting bio-mechs to combat giant monsters. Premieres Spring 2019.

Woodsum Pinhole Camera Kit

Woodsum Pinhole Camera Kit
$49+  Pledge Comment

This fun DIY kit gives you everything you need to assemble a working pinhole camera from pieces of laser-cut wood. After you put together your camera, it captures low-fidelity analog photos on 35mm film. It’s offered in three different colors of wood.

LEGO Christmas Gift Box

LEGO Christmas Gift Box
$39  Buy Comment

What better gift to give a LEGO fan than an official and limited edition LEGO gift box? This collectible set was originally given away to customers who purchased sets at LEGO stores. It contains a living room with two minifigs, a fireplace, a chair, and a toy train.

The Grand Tour Season 3 (Trailer)

The Grand Tour Season 3 (Trailer)

James plays a bagpipe, Hammond is trapped on a rickety bridge, and Clarkson – or maybe all three of them – destroys a helicopter in the silly yet thrilling trailer for The Grand Tour‘s third season. Premieres 1/18/19.

Ultraman (Trailer)

Ultraman (Trailer)

The Ultraman manga that started in 2011 is a sequel to the classic Ultraman TV show. Now it’s getting a CGI series on Netflix. In the new story, a boy inherits the power of Ultraman from his father, who was the original hero. Premieres 4/1/19.

11,000 Marble Run

11,000 Marble Run

Jelle’s Marble Runs shares a hypnotic look at a lengthy marble machine that sends 11,000 marbles cascading through ramps, tracks, teeter-totters, courses dotted with nails, and culminating with a tray that releases a flood of 10,000 marbles at once.

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Crispy Corner Brownie Pan

Crispy Corner Brownie Pan
$19  Buy Comment

We’ve featured a baking pan that lets you make brownies that all have crispy edges. But Bakelicious’ Crispy Corner not only does that, it also makes uniformly-sized brownies, each with four crispy edges and a fudgy center. It’s made of carbon steel and has a non-stick coating.

One:12 Collective Green Lantern Figure

One:12 Collective Green Lantern Figure
$80  Buy Comment

Mezco Toyz’s latest One:12 Collective action figure features John Stewart as the Green Lantern. It comes with two heads, 11 interchangeable hands, a light-up Power Battery and an Energy Ball effect.

Aura Premium

Aura Premium
$80/lifetime  Buy Comment

Do you deal with stress and anxiety on a regular basis? Aura’s mindfulness app adjusts to your specific needs, offering up daily meditation exercises to help you focus and decrease stress. Take an extra 40% off in The Awesomer Shop with code CMSAVE40 (thru 11/30/18).

Honest Flasks

Honest Flasks
$20  Buy Comment

Swag Brewery’s flasks explain what’s really inside of them, with labels like “Tears of My Enemy,” “Holy Water,” and of course “Definitely Not a Flask Full of Booze.” Each one is made of food-grade stainless steel, and makes a great stocking stuffer for boozehounds.

MonkeyCycle

MonkeyCycle
$199-$299  Buy Comment

The MonkeyCycle looks like a great way for young children to learn to ride a bicycle. It grows with them from ages 9 months to 6 years, and can be easily reassembled into up to 8 different configurations, including a stroller, quad, trikes, bikes, and more.

LEGO Micro Cities

LEGO Micro Cities
$17  Buy Comment

Expert LEGO designer and builder Jeff Friesen presents an amazing book for LEGO fanatics, architecture fanatics, and anyone who enjoys building things. It includes plans for building 50 different models as part of 8 fantastic LEGO micro cities. Drops 10/30/18.

Flying 9 R/C Planes at Once

Flying 9 R/C Planes at Once

R/C flyer Ran D. St. Clair was wondering what might happen if you attached multiple remote-controlled airplanes together at the wings and attempted to fly them at once. This crazy build features nine conjoined planes which miraculously manage to take flight.

LEGO and Fakes vs Hydraulic Press

LEGO and Fakes vs Hydraulic Press

The guys from the Hydraulic Press Channel decided to take authentic LEGO bricks and put them up against some cheap knockoffs to see how they hold up to the weight of their press. We won’t spoil the results, but suffice it to say you won’t be crushing them under your feet.

The Lion King Compared

The Lion King Compared

It looks like the live-action/CGI remake of The Lion King will attempt to be faithful to the animated original. To see just how much the two have in common, motion designer Sowick created this side-by-side comparison of the teaser with footage from the 1994 film.

Toppling 600,000 Dominoes

Toppling 600,000 Dominoes

The guys at Sinners Domino Entertainment weren’t just going to rest on their laurels of knocking down a half-million dominoes. To celebrate their 10 year anniversary, they went 100,000 better, with an epic display that lasts nearly 11 minutes from start to finish.

DIY Cardboard Hot Wheels Loop

DIY Cardboard Hot Wheels Loop

While you can certainly just go buy a Hot Wheels set, Mini Gear thinks its more fun to build your own track from scratch. He proves yet again that with cardboard, popsicle sticks, hot glue, and rubber bands, you can make just about anything with enough time and effort.

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