Is your kid good at spelling? Throw ’em a curve ball with P Is for Pterodactyl: The Worst Alphabet Book Ever, an A to Z guide to a few of the many quirks of the English language, with its silent consonants and other rule-breaking pronunciations. (Thanks Nathan!)
The best way to enjoy the great outdoors with your sweetie or bestie, Kelty’s folding love seat has a sturdy steel frame, a pair of insulated drink holders in its adjustable armrests, and ventilated mesh seating and padding to keep your butts and backs comfy. Holds up to 500 lb.
Instead of having room for a bed, Taxa’s Woolly Bear Trailer utilizes most of its space for storage. This also help cuts its weight down to just 990lb. It has room for a rooftop tent, 15″ steel wheels shod in all-terrain tires, and rugged torsion axle suspension.
The 2005 cult classic alien invasion game Destroy All Humans! is coming back. The cinematic teaser trailer shows nothing resembling gameplay, but is entertaining all on its own thanks to its heaping helping of Rammstein. Coming to Xbox One, PS4, and PC in 2020.
With Ronald D. Moore at the helm, it looks like Apple scored a big win for its Apple TV+ streaming service. For All Mankind is a sci-fi drama series set in an alternate reality where the Soviets beat the United States to the first manned moon mission, continuing the two countries’ space race.
Our latest look at Nintendo Switch’s mega RPG Pokémon Sword and Shield is a doozy. The game will feature open-world areas where wild pokémon are visible, raids for up to four players, and a three-turn move called Dynamax that turns your critters into giants. The game drops 11/15/19.
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope came out in May, 1977. A few months later, ABC aired this gem, a one-hour behind-the-scenes special which went inside the production, with hosts C-3PO and R2-D2. It’s a wonderful watch for any fan of the franchise, and serves as a great time capsule of pre-CGI visual effects.
Magnet fanatic Magnetic Games got their hands on 64 oversize 26mm (~1.02″) neodymium spheres. These giant-sized balls are much harder to work with (and more dangerous) than their smaller brethren, but they do look like fun. They’re not cheap, but you can buy some here.
Two of the cooler bobbleheads we’ve come across are these Foco 8″ figures based on the ridiculous faces that Adam and Barbara Maitland put on to scare off the new residents of their home after they realize that they are no longer among the living in Tim Burton’s 1988 classic Beetlejuice.
Every time we’ve picked up one of those 3D printing pens, we’ve ended up with a glob of hot mess. But 3D Sanago has proven time and again that you can really make some incredible art with the things. His latest creation? An intricate model of a bicycle with working pedals and wheels that spin. Turn captions on.
Flying Dog Brewery teamed up with famed artist Ralph Steadman to produce this sweet limited-edition deck featuring 18 classic works in a style sure to be familiar to any fan of his good friend Hunter S. Thompson, who helped bring his surreal, splattered imagery to the forefront.
Google’s bundle for gamers who’d like to be the first to join its Stadia video game streaming service. The Founder’s Edition comes with a limited edition controller, 3 months of service, a friend pass, and first access to Destiny 2, including the game’s upcoming expansion, Shadowkeep.
Bandai has released an impressive Soul of Chogokin action figure of the super robot from Armored Fleet Dairugger XV, aka the Vehicle Voltron. All 15 vehicles are here, and snap together to form an 11″ tall mech. It comes with a ton of weapons and four pairs of hands.
Check out the hook while my robotic DJ revolves it. It’s been a while since we heard from bd594 and his band of misfit computer parts. This time, they’re joined by a DECtalk speech synthesizer to provide a Stephen Hawking-esque take on Vanilla Ice’s vocals.
(PG-13: Language) “It’ll be a long day of fixing, make something else your mission, boy why this sh*t so hard to do?” Bon Iver collaborated with Jenn Wasner, Moses Sumney, Elsa Jensen, The National’s Bryce Dessner and the Brooklyn Youth Chorus for this gospel-inspired ballad.
Brad Pitt stars as an astronaut who pursued his career because he idolized his father, who left on a mission to Neptune to discover extraterrestrial life and has not come back. Now the son is tasked to search for his father, but not for a peaceful reunion. Premieres 9/20/19.
Musician Clemens Wenners‘ YouTube channel is loaded up with impressive cover versions of tracks from the 1970s and 1980s, accompanied by perfectly selected analog synthesizers and other period-accurate instruments. Tracks include The Bee Gees Nights on Broadway, The Cars’ Drive, and Phil Collins’ In the Air Tonight.
Author Devon Fredericksen presents a comprehensive guide to spending time in the great outdoors. This 304-page hardcover book is packed with useful tips, techniques, and illustrated advice for camping safely and successfully – from choosing your gear, to packing, to setting up and enjoying your campsite.
Gravel’s Layover travel blanket is packed with features to help travelers get some rest. It’s made of insulated and waterproof nylon to keep you warm. It has leg pouches and insulated foot pouches, a kangaroo pocket, and an envelope pocket. It packs down to a mere 5″x 7″.
Netflix’s documentary is about a wildly popular Brazilian TV show host. Wallace Souza claimed he started an anti-crime show to help people. He would go on to parlay his show’s popularity to become a politician. But investigations allege that he was more criminal than savior.