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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.

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.

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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.

One-String Bass Solo

One-String Bass Solo

A bass guitar normally has four, five, or six strings. Musician Davie504 shows how having multiple strings is overrated by performing an impressive solo with just a single string at the center of his bass. Now Davie wants to know if he should perform with a 2-string or 69-string bass next.

The Big Book of Maker Skills

The Big Book of Maker Skills
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This 208-page reference book is packed with tips and tricks you can use to build your DIY abilities. You’ll pick up skills like building your own metal forge, working with glass, wiring basic circuits, screenprinting, and more. It’s also got a section on organizing your workshop for efficiency.

Triangle Playing Cards

Triangle Playing Cards
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Who says playing cards need to be rectangular? Home Run Games sure doesn’t. Their unique 3-sided cards feature unusual arrangements of symbols and court images, adapted to fit into the triangular constraints. They’re printed on casino-grade linen paper and come in red, blue, or a special limited-edition.

10 Great Guitar Riffs from Radiohead

10 Great Guitar Riffs from Radiohead

Radiohead is one of our favorite bands of all time. While some of their music can be a bit esoteric, they’ve produced an equal number of sharp and memorable guitar-driven melodies. Guitarist Bloxsy claims he’s no Radiohead expert, but we think he sells himself short with this excellent medley of classic riffs.

Thirteen Lives (Trailer)

Thirteen Lives (Trailer)

Ron Howard’s Thirteen Lives recounts the story of the Thai soccer team who became trapped in a cave during a rainstorm. As the news of their situation broke, thousands of volunteers and Thai forces teamed with some of the world’s most skilled divers to pull off the daring rescue. In theaters 7.29.22 and Prime Video 8.5.22.

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Riding on Tiny Skateboards

Riding on Tiny Skateboards

Skateboarder Lance Lynn is an expert at riding on Freeskates, an unusual kind of roller skate that’s like a tiny skateboard for each foot. The have no foot straps, so he can take his feet off of them while riding to pull off some sweet tricks. More tiny Freeskating action here and here.

Restoring a Vintage Lottery Machine

Restoring a Vintage Lottery Machine

After impressing us by restoring a vintage pinball machine, Old Things Never Die is back with another project video. This time, they took an antique coin-operated lottery game that tumbled tiny balls inside a metal sphere, then dropped one behind a window at its bottom. The color of the selected ball corresponds to a prize.

Johnnie Walker High Rye

Johnnie Walker High Rye
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The High Rye expression from famed Scotch maker Johnnie Walker blends whiskies made from a 60% rye mash with barley and wheat. It offers a spicy vanilla fragrance, the flavors of apple, clove, and toffee, and a dry but slightly sweet finish. Great for sipping or mixing in fall and winter cocktails.

The Master Theorem: Elite

The Master Theorem: Elite
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Solved all of the puzzles in The Master Theorem? This Elite puzzle book is even more challenging – offering 40 incredibly difficult Theorems to solve and five training puzzles to help you warm up your big brain. The escape room-style puzzles will test even the best code breakers and critical thinkers.

What We Do in the Shadows Season 4 (Trailer)

What We Do in the Shadows Season 4 (Trailer)

In the new season of the hilarious What We Do in the Shadows, Baby Colin Robinson learns to ride a tricycle, Laszlo gets a gun, and Nandor continues his awkward quest for a new bride. Plus, Nadja and her vampire pals open up a nightclub designed to lure in unsuspecting humans. Premieres 7.12.22 on FX and Hulu.

NEMO Stargaze Recliner

NEMO Stargaze Recliner

Camping gear company NEMO Equipment created this outdoor chair for comfort and relaxation. In the seated position, it can swing back and forth, and when you lean back, it automatically reclines so you can gaze at the sky above. It weighs just over 7 pounds, sets up in less than a minute, and is stable on uneven terrain.

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