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Polar Bad Ass Carabiner

Polar Bad Ass Carabiner
$49  Buy Link Comment

A ridiculously large carabiner-style clip cut from a single hunk of solid titanium. It measures in at 120 x 60.5 x 6mm, and weighs a hefty 64 grams. Thanks to its one-piece construction, there are fewer components to break, and it can easily handle heavy loads.

Office Supply Garage Band

Office Supply Garage Band

To celebrate their plans to quit their “terrible office job,” ThePustulioFoolio decided to create a track in Garage Band using sounds sampled from various things found around their office, from the printer, to rubberbands, to the stapler, and even the toilet.

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Nino Garden Gnome

Nino Garden Gnome
~$100  Buy Comment

Looking for a fun and modern accent for your garden or front porch? Skip the traditional garden gnome, and go with Plato Design’s Nino. This 13″ tall gnome features a brutalist, low-poly design cast into hand-worked cement. Also available in a mini 6.5″ version.

Making the Dragon Twist

Making the Dragon Twist

Mt Phillip Metal Works shows off an amazing method for turning a bar of metal into an intricate and sculptural decoration inspired by the scaly tail of a dragon. The technique was inspired by the work of fellow metalsmith Matt Harris.

Stamp Album Prints

Stamp Album Prints
~$46 ea.  Buy Comment

UK Printmakers Dorothy presents a series of posters featuring fictitious postage stamps, each inspired by a classic album. The collection currently includes Post-Punk, Post-Rock, Psychedelic, and Electronic genres. Each lithograph measures 80cm H x 60cm W.

10 Brilliant Documentaries

10 Brilliant Documentaries

Documentaries can be as strange, beautiful and horrifying as any work of fiction. CineFix presents its top 10 docs, from legends like Baraka and Hoop Dreams to lesser known classics such as Shoah, Close-Up and The Emperor’s Naked Army Marches On.

Mercedes-AMG GT R

Mercedes-AMG GT R

A drop-top variant of AMG’s powerful 2-seater. Like the coupe, it packs a 4.0L biturbo V8 with 577 hp and 516 lb-ft. of torque, along with enhanced aerodynamics to improve downforce, and lightweight components to help launch it to 60 mph in just 3.5 sec.

Writing Women’s Characters

Writing Women’s Characters

“You are infuriating. I’m not yelling. Oh, it’s perfect!” Now You See It explores the various effective ways that female characters can be written in movies, using Alien, The Silence of the Lambs, Kill Bill and Ladybird as examples.

Predator Tiki Mugs

Predator Tiki Mugs
$50-$55  Buy Comment

Mondo’s new limited edition Predator tiki mugs are two designs in one. Each 40oz mug features the face of the fearsome alien warrior on one side, and Major “Dutch” Schaefer on the other. It’s available in four glazes.

Dead Body Hijinks 2

Dead Body Hijinks 2

(PG-13: Language) After sharing the tale of a corpse used for entertainment, Sam O’Nella returns with a grislier tale of a dead body used for… personal entertainment. But not before pointing out how understandably few people know about the value of a Pope’s blood.

Blackwall Quick Release Carabiner

Blackwall Quick Release Carabiner
$10+  Pledge Comment

Awesome for Sale’s Blackwall carabiner is designed for lowering items with quarter-inch rope without having to go down and gather the harness again. Its notches let you create loops to form a harness that unravels once tension is released.

LWT: Automation

LWT: Automation

(PG-13: Language) After a brief Trump roast, John Oliver takes on the impact of automation on jobs, and how robots and AI technology could eventually leave many of us without work or income. On the flip side, robots can take on dangerous jobs and save lives.

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.

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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.

Brio True Wireless Earbuds

Brio True Wireless Earbuds
$65  Buy Comment

These compact earbuds produce crisp and clean sounds for up to 8 hours on a charge. They’re sweatproof, and come with a charging case good for up to 50 hours without plugging in. Save an extra 15% with promo code SEMIANNUAL in The Awesomer Shop.

Casually Explained: Game Genres

Casually Explained: Game Genres

“If you look at FIFA 18 and compare it to this year’s version, you can see that they completely changed the number.” From sports to RTSes to RPGs to MOBAs, Casually Explained provides a brief and not very useful overview of some of the many types of video games.

Mini Supoon Silicone Spoon

Mini Supoon Silicone Spoon
$14  Buy Link Comment

Never leave the tiniest bit of Nutella behind with Dreamfarm’s ingenious flexible spoon that’s designed to get every last bit out of the jar. It’s also perfect for peanut butter and other stuff that clings to the walls of jars or bowls. Also available as a larger serving spoon.

Bodega Bathroom

Bodega Bathroom

After watching the short film Water Closet this week, we’ve got another cautionary tale about using public bathrooms. SNL’s hilariously weird sketch is a Willy Wonka-esque tale of a young man who visits a particularly nasty toilet.

Heatworks Duo Carafe

Heatworks Duo Carafe

Instead of using metal heating parts, Heatworks’ upcoming Duo carafe passes electrical current directly through the water when you pour from the hot spout. The company claims the water is heated instantaneously and with 99% efficiency.

Gomi Bluetooth Speaker

Gomi Bluetooth Speaker
~$259+  Pledge Comment

Thin and flexible plastic bags are deemed non-recyclable in the UK. Gomi collects these bags from the beaches of Brighton, then melts and molds them into speaker cases. Each case is made from 100 plastic bags. The Bluetooth 4.0 speaker lasts up to 18h per charge.

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The Silence of the Lambs: Scene

The Silence of the Lambs: Scene

Lessons from the Screenplay points out how, ideally, a movie scene should be a story on its own. He uses the third interaction between Clarice Starling and Dr. Hannibal Lecter in The Silence of the Lambs as a shining example.

Krane AMG 500 Multi-mode Cart

Krane AMG 500 Multi-mode Cart
$299  Buy Link Comment

Krane’s AMG 500 Multi-mode cart can be used as a platform, dolly or tilt cart. You can switch between its modes in seconds. It has never-flat tires and a pair of locking casters. It has a 500lb capacity, but there are also 250lb and 750lb models.

Can You Trust Kurzgesagt?

Can You Trust Kurzgesagt?

We often feature videos from Kurzgesagt. Like many of you, we take what they say at face value. But it’s always smart to question things. Now, the channel offers insight into their research and writing process, admitting to mistakes and biases along the way.

Hydraulic Scissor Lift Shoes

Hydraulic Scissor Lift Shoes

Go go gadget feet! Mad inventor Colin Furze went to great lengths to make himself taller. He made a pair of scissor lifts, welded them to a pair of shoes then powered them with a hydraulic pump. Skip to 7:18 for the surprisingly effective result.

Logitech MX Sound 2.0 Speakers

Logitech MX Sound 2.0 Speakers
$69  Buy Link Comment

Logitech’s 2.0 speakers have looks and sound quality well above their price tag. Their Easy Switch technology conveniently lets you swap sound between a wired device and up to two devices paired via Bluetooth. They also have motion-activated touch controls.

Decicio Whiskey Glasses

Decicio Whiskey Glasses
$32+  Buy Comment

Beautifully handmade 8 oz. whiskey glasses made from smoked glass that accentuates the amber colors of whiskeys and tequilas. A smooth and wide bottom makes them feel great in the hand. Sold individually, in sets, or with a matching handblown decanter.

Microsoft Excel Bootcamp 2019

Microsoft Excel Bootcamp 2019
$39  Buy Comment

Boss around spreadsheets, charts, and charts with this 5-part course in Excel. You’ll learn to master the almighty PivotTable, handle complex analytics, and even code advanced logic using Visual Basic for Applications. Register today in The Awesomer Shop.

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.

Parachute Mattress

Parachute Mattress
$1299+  Buy Comment

Parachute’s mattress uses two layers of coils instead of foam or latex. This results in three zones of support – soft at the head and feet, firm at the middle – that remain consistent over its 10-year life. Layers of wool insulate and protect the coils.

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.

LG V50 ThinQ 5G

LG V50 ThinQ 5G

LG takes a reasonable half-step towards foldable phones with the V50 ThinQ 5G. It has a 6.4″ 1440×3120 OLED display, but it also has an optional 6.2″ 1080p OLED display attachment. You can use the second display to run two apps at once, preview photos and more.

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