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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
(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.
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.
A fun variant on fidget toys, this stainless steel desktop plaything can sit in its own stand, where you can spin it up to speed and imagine making passengers on a tiny amusement park ride lose their lunches. The set includes both metal spheres and marbles. Video here.
Chiwetel Ejiofor stars and directs in this Netflix adaptation of William Kamkwamba’s eponymous memoir. As a teenager, William helped his family in Southeast Africa gain access to water and electricity by building a windmill out of junk parts. Premieres 3/1/19.
Nemo’s new Switchback sleeping pad offers the perfect combination of comfort and convenience. It features a dual-layer foam construction with both firm and soft layers. It also has a metal lining to keep you warm. Its accordion fold makes it easy to use and pack.
Cy Ho is a master of the harmonica. Among the tracks you’ll find on his YouTube channel is this live cover version of Lalo Shifrin’s classic theme song from Mission Impossible. Be sure to check out his performances of Billie Jean and Flight of the Bumblebee too.
Developed with the help of Fishman, Fender’s American Acoustasonic Telecaster is a modern take on the acoustic-electric guitar. It has a thin and hollow body, a curated selection of acoustic and electric voices, and a tuned sound hole. The downside? It will go for $2,000.
Square Enix presents one of the heroes of Nier: Automata in action figure form. The Bring Arts 2B comes with seven hands, four weapons, three heads, a pod, a black box, and a post self-destruct torso. There’s also a white variant based on 2B’s appearance in Soul Calibur VI.
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