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Most Claps in a Minute

Most Claps in a Minute

Give this man a round of applause for his ability to clap at an insane rate of speed. Dalton Meyer recently set the Guinness World Record for the most claps performed in one minute, handily beating the prior record with 1140 claps. That’s 19 claps per second – our ears can’t hear that fast, so we just have to believe the bean counters.

Fisher Cerakote Space Pens

Fisher Cerakote Space Pens
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Fisher Space Pens are known for their longevity and ability to write in tough conditions. Fisher teamed up with NIC Industries to create Cerakote versions of their Bullet and Cap-O-Matic Space Pens. This ceramic coating protects against grime while improving grip. They come in matte black, tungsten, and Black Cherry.

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The Orion Car: Pro Unlimited UTV

The Orion Car: Pro Unlimited UTV

Mad Media’s Blade Runner and Road Warrior-inspired cinematic product film envisions a dystopian future where people flee cities and set up camps. The tribes put down their weapons and battle it out in their UTVs to win resources. At the heart of the film is an awesome custom-built UTV known as The Orion Car.

Fabio Wibmer: Video Game

Fabio Wibmer: Video Game

Cyclist Fabio Wibmer combines his love for riding with video games in this amazing action film. After an accident sidelined Wibmer from riding, he respawned in the Côte d’Azur for this thrill-filled video shot like a third-person sandbox game. The filmmakers deserve equal credit for the exceptional camerawork.

Chrome Mini Kadet Sling Bag

Chrome Mini Kadet Sling Bag
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This compact version of Chrome’s Kadet sling bag is great for everyday carry. It keeps your wallet, keys, pocket tools, and other essentials accessible and safe in its water-resistant main compartment. Its adjustable shoulder strap is made from high-quality webbing and has a stainless steel slider with a bottle opener.

Gravity Illusion Photo Tips

Gravity Illusion Photo Tips

Thus far, humans haven’t figured out how to control gravity. But it’s easy to achieve the illusion that we can manipulate its forces through the magic of photography. COOPH shares a handful of simple tricks which use rotation and props to help sell the illusion.

Compact Precision Screwdriver Set

Compact Precision Screwdriver Set
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This versatile mini tool kit packs dozens of precision bits inside of its tubular case. Its steel bits are held in using magnets, and its aluminum-handled screwdriver handle stows in the center of the case. Driver bits include Phillips, flathead, hex, Torx, tri-point, triangle, pentalobe, spanner, and square.

Making Pepsiman Out of Pepsi Cans

Making Pepsiman Out of Pepsi Cans

Despite its outrageous product placement, Pepsiman was a shockingly fun PlayStation game. Its protagonist was a metal superhero who had to run through towns gathering up cans of its sponsor’s soft drink to save the day. Minimaus Crafts created his own model of Pepsiman using skinny Pepsi cans as his medium.

Soap Distillery Holiday Scents

Soap Distillery Holiday Scents
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Small batch soap company Soap Distillery puts us in a wintry mood with their collection of holiday-themed scents. With yummy aromas like Peppermint Hot Cocoa, Hot Toddy, and Glögg, you might be tempted to bite into one instead of using them to wash up. We don’t recommend that. They also make an egg nog lip balm.

Playing Pool at 400 MPH

Playing Pool at 400 MPH

The most powerful pool breaks rarely exceed 30 mph. At least, that’s the case with human players. But The Slow Mo Guys tend to do things with a bit more impact. So they got their hands on a special canon that’s exactly the right size to launch a pool ball. Once they dialed in their aim, they recorded the carnage at 80,000 FPS.

Indian Motorcycle’s 2023 Models

Indian Motorcycle’s 2023 Models

So many choices. That’s what Indian Motorcycle is throwing at bikers with its largest ever model year lineup. From Scout to Pursuit to an all-new Challenger Elite, the American maker has a 2023 model for any rider, plus limited editions, a slew of lineup enhancements, and the introduction of the FTR Sport.

Two-Faced Pencils

Two-Faced Pencils

Award-winning artist Tuesday Bassen is a creative powerhouse, known for her sassy ‘zines, prints, accessories, and ethically made, size-inclusive clothing. She brings twice the attitude to her Two-Faced Pencils set of 10 pencils with graphite lead on one end and red on the other. The foil-stamped barrels come in five designs.

House of a Thousand Knots

House of a Thousand Knots

This fascinating video from the Institute of Nomadic Architecture takes us to a Kenyan village, where the women come together to build a shelter for the community. These domed structures are made by twisting and knotting found materials like tree trunks, palm fronds, dry grasses, vines, and other organic fibers.

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Ram Trucks x Chris Stapleton Traveller

Ram Trucks x Chris Stapleton Traveller

Ram Trucks teamed up with musician Chris Stapleton to create one of the best-looking pickups we’ve seen. Based on the 2500 Heavy Duty, the Traveller features two-tone paint inspired by the 1979 Ram Palomino. It rides on 18″ turbo fin wheels, a custom Ram hood ornament, and 1980s-style badges. It’s even better on the inside.

True Utility Dual Cutter Tool

True Utility Dual Cutter Tool
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This pocket tool combines a 2.625″ Tanto blade with spring-loaded scissors. The scissors are more useful than those on other pocket tools thanks to their larger size, along with their micro-serrated edge. The knife features a fine-edge sandblasted blade, a liner lock, and deploys with one hand from its anodized aluminum handle.

Skull Planter Set

Skull Planter Set
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Give your cacti or other small houseplants a special place on your shelf in these spooky resin skull planters. The trio is based on the classic Three Wise Monkeys image, also known as “see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil.” Though if you had a cactus instead of a brain, you wouldn’t have to worry about any of those things.

AquaSonic Black Toothbrush Kit

Keep your choppers gleaming white with this sleek black electric toothbrush. It vibrates 40,000 times per minute, cleaning teeth and stimulating gums in the process. Includes a travel case and 8 brush heads. Save 71% off the original price in The Awesomer Shop.

The Final Send

The Final Send

Vet-owned Black Rifle Coffee Company celebrates Veteran’s Day with a stunt driving film starring sports icon Travis Pastrana and elite rally car and off-road racer “Texas” Dave Carapetyan. “The Final Send” shows ‘em shredding the streets of a small Texas town, Dukes of Hazzard-style in customized Hoonigan vehicles.

Smallrig Folding Tool Set

Smallrig Folding Tool Set
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This easily pocketable tool from SmallRig packs in seven of the most useful drivers for photographer’s gear like tripods and other rigging equipment. It’s got Allen wrenches, slotted and Phillips drivers, and a Torx T25 driver, along with threaded holes on its body for storing screws. Made from aluminum alloy and stainless steel.

Playing Progressively Larger Flutes

Playing Progressively Larger Flutes

A typical flute measures 26 inches long, but there are various smaller and larger versions. In this video from Chinese TV, musician Zhang Qihui plays a series of wind instruments, starting with a tiny one that fits in her hand, working her way up to a massive instrument that needs two people to cover its holes while she blows.

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Making Shiny Steel Spheres

Making Shiny Steel Spheres

Scott from Wonder World was fascinated by a video that showed how large metal spheres are made using explosive hydroforming. Here, he dives deeper into the process, along with other methods used for making spheres from steel, such as the shiny art pieces made by Shenzhen Maoping Sculpture Arts.

Nitecore TM12K Flashlight

Nitecore TM12K Flashlight
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This flashlight from Nitecore has a 12,000-lumen turbo mode. Its six CREE XHP50 LEDs produce a crisp white light, while a high-discharge 4800 mAH battery delivers power for up to 200 hours in ultralow mode and 2.25 hours at 1000 lumens. Its rectangular die-cast case has finger recesses for a firm grip, even when wearing gloves.

Decapsulating an Integrated Circuit

Decapsulating an Integrated Circuit

Integrated circuits are incredible examples of miniaturization. And while the chip shown in this video doesn’t represent the kind of complexity and density found in modern processors, it still provides a fascinating look at the interior of a circuit, as its silicon is removed layer by layer with a powerful fiber laser.

Chums Surfshorts Wallet

Chums Surfshorts Wallet
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Chums’ compact wallet is made from water-resistant nylon and provides just enough space to carry your cards and cash. It has a zippered main compartment, a see-through window for your ID, and a built-in loop for a keychain. It comes in fun designs ranging from simple color blocking to tropical scenes and tie-dye.

Popcorn on Church Organ and Drums

Popcorn on Church Organ and Drums

You might not remember the band Hot Butter, but you’ve probably heard their tune Popcorn at some point. The 1969 instrumental track was one of the earliest examples of synth-pop. Elias Niemelä and Suvi Buckman of Drumorg replaced the original’s Moog synthesizer with a church organ and upgraded the drum kit.

Making the World’s Smallest Sculptures

Making the World’s Smallest Sculptures

Dr. Willard Wigan MBE has an attention to detail most of us only dream of. He’s known for his infinitesimally small sculptures, which he carves using tiny tools under the lens of a microscope. WIRED’s Obsessed sat down with Willard to learn about his technique and the challenges of working at such a small scale.

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