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This Too Shall March

This Too Shall March

OK Go performs a fun arrangement of their 2010 hit This Too Shall Pass, on drums, accordion, xylophone, and accompanied by a full marching band. While the video lacks the complexity if the original Rube Goldberg edition, it’s every bit as entertaining.

Rage 2 (Gameplay)

Rage 2 (Gameplay)
$60  Buy Link Comment

A 9+ min gameplay video for the first-person shooter Rage 2. The video showcases some of the game’s quirky and powerful weapons, as well as tools, movement and platforming abilities. You also get a look at the game’s seamless open world. The game drops 5/14/19.

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BeachBox

BeachBox
$160+  Pledge Comment

The BeachBox is a modular container that acts as a portable shower, a storage box, or both. You can fit up to four of its insulated and hand-pumped 2gal water containers in the box. It also has dry and wet storage dividers and a non-slip changing lid.

Linky Foldable Electric Skateboard

Linky Foldable Electric Skateboard
$999+  Buy Link Comment

We’ve seen a foldable longboard. Here’s its electric counterpart. The Linky skateboard can be folded in half and locked in place within seconds. It has a range of over 9 mi and a top speed of almost 19 mph. It fully charges in just 30 min. Also on Amazon.

Piano Ga-Ga

Piano Ga-Ga

Musician Francesco Parrino performs a stripped-down, but energetic piano cover version of Queen’s synth-heavy stadium anthem Radio Ga-Ga that will make you want to sing along and clap your hands by the end.

Plinko Bottle Opener

Plinko Bottle Opener
$65+  Buy Comment

This fun wall-mounted bottle opener from Leroy Woodworks doesn’t just catch your bottle caps, it sends them down a Pachinko/Plinko-style pegboard so you can bet on where they’ll land. Set up shot glasses, and turn it into a drinking game. Available with custom artwork.

Hellboy (Trailer 2)

Hellboy (Trailer 2)

(PG_13: Language, Gore) The red band trailer for the Hellboy reboot wows with glimpses of its fantastic monsters and other visual effects, while still leaning on the movie’s comedic side. We hope the rest of it has better jokes. The film premieres 4/12/19.

Take on Me Classroom Cover

Take on Me Classroom Cover

Weezer dropped by The Tonight Show and performed their remake of the A-Ha classic Take on Me along with Jimmy Fallon and the Roots. The low-fi instrumentation included multiple kazoos, tambourines, spoons, a melodica, and a toy piano.

Trials Rising

Trials Rising
$40  Buy Link Comment

The hilarious and challenging motorcycle platforming series returns to its old glory in Trials Rising. The game features a new Tandem Bike mode where two players control one bike. It’s available on PC and consoles, with the latter launching with two expansion packs.

Squeezers Playing Cards

Squeezers Playing Cards
$15  Buy Comment

These juicy looking cards come packed in a box that looks like a container of orange juice, with a fresh-squeezed design for their backs, jokers, Aces, and subtly customized court cards. Perfect for magic tricks, cardistry, or a game of poker on the kitchen table.

Rumpl Ground Cover Throw

Rumpl Ground Cover Throw
$89  Buy Comment

Rumpl’s 50″ x 70″ puffy throw blanket is a must for camping, picnicking, outdoor concerts, or any other time you want to lie on the ground or other dirty surface. It features a 100% waterproof bottom, and water-repellent top, and packs into itself for easy carrying.

PowerUp FPV

PowerUp FPV
$79  Buy Comment

PowerUp FPV turns paper airplanes into drones. It can stream footage from its 640×480 camera to a mobile device up to 300ft. away, so you can see what it sees. It flies up to 20mph and lasts 10min on its hot swappable battery. Save over 40% in The Awesomer Shop.

Nendoroid Iron Man Mk. 50

Nendoroid Iron Man Mk. 50
~$70  Buy Comment

The Nendoroid Iron Man Mk. 50 action figure is based on Tony Stark’s nanotech suit from Avengers: Infinity War. It comes with a ton of accessories, including wing parts and a reactor effect part. It also has an alternate unmasked head.

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Dark Phoenix (Trailer 2)

Dark Phoenix (Trailer 2)

The second trailer for the X-Men film Dark Phoenix shows the overwhelming power of Jean Grey when imbued with the Phoenix Force. Her teammates try to stop her, but it seems they have no chance. We hope the film offers imaginative ways to show off her power.

Bajaboard Pantera

Bajaboard Pantera

The supercar of skateboards. Bajaboard made the Pantera simply to find out how much power they can cram into an electric skateboard. It tops out at a ridiculously fast 45mph – a terrifying proposition that even the guys who made it don’t want to push its limits.

Video Killed the Piano Star

Video Killed the Piano Star

Ireland-based musician Luke T Duffy shares a wonderful piano cover of the seminal MTV classic, the Buggles’ 1979 hit Video Killed the Radio Star. Be sure to check out some of Luke’s original compositions on Soundcloud.

Artifox Vertical Bike Rack

Artifox Vertical Bike Rack
$199  Buy Link Comment

Artifox’s Vertical Bike Rack is an elegant way to store and display your bicycle inside your home. It has a self-leveling mount that is hidden with a magnetic attachment and requires only three screws to install. It comes in white oak or walnut.

Rewordable

Rewordable
$13  Buy Link Comment

This fun and challenging card game asks players to make words by combining fragments, earning points for each letter used. Players can add to and steal words from others, and bonus points by completing challenges. For 2 to 8 players, ages 8 and up.

Back to the Accordion

Back to the Accordion

A fun performance of Alan Silvestri’s theme, by Les covers de Persiflette. This version of the movie clearly takes place in an alternative timeline where Doc and Marty land their DeLorean on a Parisian Boulevard in the 1930s. We imagine Doc Brown wears a beret.

Pokémon Sword & Shield

Pokémon Sword & Shield
$60  Buy Link Comment

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield are the next mainline Pokémon games. Made exclusively for the Nintendo Switch, the games will feature an all-new region, new Pokémon, and beautiful cartoon-style 3D graphics. Both games will drop late 2019.

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Star Wars: Always

Star Wars: Always

Actor and Star Wars nerd Topher Grace and his pal Jeff Yorkes chopped up bits and pieces of all 10 Star Wars films into a single epic mega-trailer, following the full saga of Luke, Leia, Han, Anakin, Kylo, and Rey.

Finding Steve McQueen (Trailer)

Finding Steve McQueen (Trailer)

Travis Fimmel and Forest Whitaker star in a comedy heist film set in the early 1970s. It’s a fictionalized account of the United California Bank burglary, in which a group of thieves stole millions of dollars from Richard Nixon’s illegal campaign fund. Premieres 3/15/19.

Man Who Killed Don Quixote (Trailer)

Man Who Killed Don Quixote (Trailer)

In Terry Gilliam’s long awaited adaptation of Don Quixote, Adam Driver stars as an advertising executive who made a film about the Spanish character. He finds out years later that the lead actor (Jonathan Pryce) has gone insane and thinks he’s actually Don Quixote.

Evolution of Film Music

Evolution of Film Music

Violinist Rob Landes looks back the history of film scores, performing 60 themes from 1938’s Snow White, all they way up through 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War, while dressed up in a series of silly costumes. It’s interesting how the newer themes aren’t nearly as memorable.

The Kid (Trailer)

The Kid (Trailer)

(Gore) A boy on the run from his gangster uncle (Chris Pratt) runs into the infamous outlaw Billy the Kid (Dane DeHaan) and the sheriff who captured Billy (Ethan Hawke). He must decide whether to be like the criminal or a man of the law to save his sister.

LEGO Creator Ford Mustang Set

LEGO Creator Ford Mustang Set
$150  Buy Link Comment

LEGO worked with Ford to create this detailed replica set of a 1960s Ford Mustang. You can clearly see its big block V8, nitrous oxide tank, air scoop and 5-spoke rims. The set can be customized with the included supercharger, spoilers, exhaust pipes and license plates.

Pirates vs. Thrones

Pirates vs. Thrones

Musicians Eshan Denipitiya and David Loke present a simply wonderful piano and violin medley that bounces seamlessly back and forth between the theme music from Game of Thrones and Pirates of the Caribbean. Now there’s a crossover series we’d like to see.

Solid Snake SD Statue

Solid Snake SD Statue
$100  Buy Comment

First 4 Figures presents a 8″ tall chibi statue of Solid Snake as he appeared in the original Metal Gear Solid. It comes with a light-up base and interchangeable eyes. It also comes in a translucent green variant and a neon green variant.

Mantis All-in-One Hammock Tent

Mantis All-in-One Hammock Tent
$189+  Pledge Comment

Kammok’s Mantis is a hammock that weighs just over 2lb yet comes with an insect net and a rainfly. You can set it up in under a minute. The insect net and rainfly can be removed to pack even lighter or customize your setup.

Shotskis

Shotskis
$20/4-pack  Buy Comment

Celebrate the end of a day on the slopes with a drink from these stainless shot glasses. They’re designed to temporarily attach to flat surfaces, so you can rig them up on a ski or snowboard for group shots. From the makers of the WhiSki Poles.

The Greatest Album Never Made

The Greatest Album Never Made

After the release of the archetypal rock opera Tommy, The Who’s Pete Townshend had a vision to create an even more ambitious concept album and movie. But his plans for “Lifehouse” imploded. Polyphonic digs into the story behind the album that never was.

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