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Supermarket Skate

Supermarket Skate

Skateboarders Thaynan Costa, Josef Skott, Adilson Pedro, and Madars Apse head to the aisles of a grocery store for a wild ride between the well-stocked shelves. Filmed by Dani Galli, Chris Ray, and Will Hodgett using GoPro cameras. We can’t help but think of the music video for Radiohead’s Fake Plastic Trees.

The Mighty LEGO Bowser

The Mighty LEGO Bowser

This official LEGO version of big bad Bowser has your princess in another castle. The 12.5″ tall, 2807-piece model features brand new LEGO parts for his spikes and has articulated hands and fingers, a head and neck that move, and a fireball launcher in his mouth. It also interacts with LEGO’s Mario, Luigi, and Peach digital figures.

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Thor’s Hammer Toolbox Upgraded

Thor’s Hammer Toolbox Upgraded

There’s already a Mjolnir toolbox but it’s made from plastic and filled with junky tools. To celebrate the release of Thor: Love and Thunder, Jonathan at ShadowFoam built a much better version. He made the toolbox from a pair of metal cases, filled it with foam liners and quality tools and a sawed-off sledgehammer for its handle.

Light & Magic (Trailer)

Light & Magic (Trailer)

This six-part documentary series tells the history of Industrial Light & Magic. It features interviews with famous filmmakers and the people behind George Lucas’ esteemed visual effects studio, and explores how they created some of the most memorable movie scenes of all time. Arrives on Disney+ 7.27.22.

Kit Car Drift Master

Kit Car Drift Master

Paul Blair is an expert at precision driving. In this video from a few years back, he showed off his skills behind the wheel of a 1600cc Vauxhall-powered MK Striker kit car. This particular event is known as “Autotest,” which combines elements of autocross and gymkhana, along with drifting around obstacles in reverse.

SCHiM: Gameplay Trailer

SCHiM: Gameplay Trailer

This unique indie game from Extra Nice challenges players to move through an isometric 3D environment by moving and jumping only in the shadows. It combines elements of platformers and puzzle games with a unique line-art aesthetic. Coming to PC, Mac, Linux, Playstation, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox.

Reservation Dogs Season 2 (Trailer)

Reservation Dogs Season 2 (Trailer)

If you didn’t watch season one of Reservation Dogs, head over to Hulu, and watch it today. Sterlin Harjo and Taika Waititi’s comedy about indigenous people coming of age in America is hilarious, bittersweet, powerful, and unique. The new season looks to uphold those standards and premieres on 8.3.2022.

Amsterdam (Trailer)

Amsterdam (Trailer)

Director David O. Russell (American Hustle, Silver Linings Playbook) helms an all-star cast in this comedy-drama about a trio of friends who witness a murder and must avoid persecution for the crime. Along the way, they unravel the twisted true story behind the killing. In theaters 11.2022.

Slang Flashcards

Slang Flashcards
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Can’t keep up with today’s youth? It’s time to beef up your language skills with this informative deck of Slang Flashcards. Each of its 40 cards features a frequently-used slang word on one side, and an example of its use on the other. We recommend them a Hundo P.

Paragliding the Swiss Alps

Paragliding the Swiss Alps

The first time we went tandem paragliding, we jumped off of a cliff at Torrey Pines and landed on a nude beach filled with wrinkled old men. Jordan Wade had quite a different experience, as he took off from the Alps and captured awe-inspiring footage of the snow-capped mountains, grassy hills, and a historic Swiss village.

High West Double Rye

High West Double Rye
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Utah is better known for banning booze than for making it, so David Perkins combined his passions for biochemistry, bourbon, and the American West to open Utah’s first distillery since the 1870s. Whiskies are king at High West, including Double Rye which blends two distinct ryes: a playful 2-year-old and a sweet 16.

Seven Nation Army @Glastonbury 2022

Seven Nation Army @Glastonbury 2022

During the 2022 Glastonbury Festival, Jack White performed one of his biggest hits, and blew the roof off of the place – despite it being an outdoor event. The White Stripes’ 2003 classic Seven Nation Army sounds as killer as ever, and is the ultimate crowd-pleaser.

Firekorf Portable Fire Pit/Grill

Firekorf Portable Fire Pit/Grill
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This portable, lightweight fire pit folds up small for travel and sets up quickly. Its mesh basket ensures great airflow, and optional attachments convert it into a grill or spit roaster too. Both its fire basket and legs are made from durable, heat-resistant 304 stainless steel. Comes with a roll-up storage bag too.

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Popsicle Stick Chakram

Popsicle Stick Chakram

A chakram is a throwing weapon that first appeared in the 5th-century BCE in India. The original weapons were simply a sharpened circle, but video game versions have evolved to add deadly spikes around their circumference. In this video, DIYer The S shows off an awesome retractable-spike chakram made from popsicle sticks.

Jack Daniel’s 2022 Coy Hill High Proof Whiskey

Jack Daniel’s 2022 Coy Hill High Proof Whiskey

Jack Daniel’s is offering up its 2022 Small Batch Special Release, a potent spirit that deserves small and measured sips. Blended from 55 over-proof barrels of last year’s single-barrel Coy Hill, the whiskey offers 76.6% ABV and a 153.2 proof. Available only at the White Rabbit Bottle Shop and select stores across Tennessee.

Running up That Hill A Cappella

Running up That Hill A Cappella

Thanks to its prominent placement in the storyline of Stranger Things 4, the Kate Bush song Running up That Hill (A Deal with God) is enjoying a major comeback. Korean group Maytree unleashed their vocal talents with this a cappella version that had us feeling those emotions from the Dear Billy episode all over again.

Sheena Is a Punk Rocker on Ukulele

Sheena Is a Punk Rocker on Ukulele

The Ramones most definitely were not old-fashioned. But that doesn’t mean we can’t get an old-fashioned version of one of their songs. Musician Thomas Benjamin Wild Esq. and his voluminous beard are here to entertain us with a splendid ukulele cover of 1977 track Sheena Is a Punk Rocker.

Thor’s Hammer Meat Tenderizer

Thor’s Hammer Meat Tenderizer
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Pound meat into submission with Seven20’s officially-licensed Mjolnir meat tenderizer. This pint-sized version of Thor’s hammer has a stainless steel head with tenderizers on both sides and a silicone handle. Are you worthy of its power? Buy one (and a couple of steaks) and find out.

Popsicle Stick Kalimba

Popsicle Stick Kalimba

The kalimba is a small musical instrument that’s played by thumping your fingers on its springy metal keys. But the same idea can be DIYed using a bunch of popsicle sticks, screwed in place at varying lengths along a board. Mr. Mash shows off his homemade instrument, along with an abridged version of his how-to video.

Woodford Reserve x Williams Sonoma Spire Cocktail Mixer

Woodford Reserve x Williams Sonoma Spire Cocktail Mixer
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We love summertime Bourbon Sours and Old Fashioneds, so it’s no surprise that we’re in-Spire-d by the sweet-and-sour Spire cocktail created by Woodward Reserve Bourbon Whiskey. It’s a cinch when made with William Sonoma’s Spire mixer, a blend of tart cranberry and lemon juice, sweetened with simple syrup.

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OK Computer: Lo-Fi Vocal Edition

OK Computer: Lo-Fi Vocal Edition

With its strange textures and haunting lyrics and vocals, Radiohead’s OK Computer is a classic. But you’ve never heard it like this. Shonkywonkydonkey re-recorded the entire album with nary a musical instrument, replicating every sound with his voice. It quickly escalates from silly to awesome.

Metal AirTag Carabiner

Metal AirTag Carabiner

Apple’s AirTags help keep track of your possessions. Give this useful gadget a proper home on your keychain or bag with one of Saegusa’s metal carabiner clips. They’re made in Japan from a single piece of stainless steel, brass, or Duralumin aluminum alloy – the latter coming in a black, green, or navy anodized finish.

An Hour of Bardcore Eminem

An Hour of Bardcore Eminem

Eminem achieved most of his popularity in the early 21st century. But what if he started making hits back in medieval times? Beedle The Bardcore has the answer with this hour-long, 13th-century performance of Slim Shady’s greatest hits including Lose Yourself, Without Me, Stan, Smack That, and Ass Like That.

NERF LMTD Destiny Gjallarhorn

NERF LMTD Destiny Gjallarhorn
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NERF and Bungie have truly delivered with this 4-foot-long blaster inspired by the Gjallarhorn rocket launcher in Destiny 2. The limited-edition toy will be available to players who unlock it in the Bungie 30th Anniversary Pack by 7.7.22 at 9am PT, with pre-orders starting at 10am. Any remaining units will be available after 7.21.22.

I Have This Friend

I Have This Friend
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The party game I Have This Friend is a great way to get to know people. It plays out much like “Never Have I Ever,” except with players picking cards from a deck of awkward or embarrassing situations, then asking everyone at the table to fess up when it applies to them. Mix with booze for added laughs.

Cocktail Courier Surf Kit

Cocktail Courier Surf Kit
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Surf’s up! Bottom’s up! Cocktail Courier dives into summer with a Surf Kit to make it easy to pack beach/lake/pool essentials. Inside are handpicked goodies from SoCal small businesses including YeahBah natural sunscreen, an Urban Beach House towel, margarita mix by Collins & Coupe, and a bottle of 100% agave Volcán Blanco.

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