If you’ve got enough money in the bank, you can always buy and build the LEGO Star Wars Ultimate Collectors Series Millennium Falcon for yourself. Or you could just watch LEGO My LEGOs do it for you in this fun stop-motion video that makes it look like the 7,541-piece model assembled itself using The Force… or possibly midi-chlorians.
A.H. Hirsch Reserve 16-Year-Old has been called “the best American bourbon ever produced.” So where does a great distiller go from there? Back to fundamentals, with selected whiskey expressions like The Horizon Straight Bourbon Whiskey, a balanced 92-proof blend of two straight bourbons, perfect neat or on the rocks.
Jamie Foxx, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Dominique Fishback star in this Netflix action movie about an addictive and dangerous new pill that turns up on the streets of New Orleans and is capable of bestowing those who take it with a random superpower – for five minutes at a time. Drops 8.14.20.
Nitecore upgrades its TIP keychain flashlight with a second OSRAM P8 LED, pushing it to a max 700 lumens of output, and an illumination distance up to 100 yards. It still weighs less than an ounce, and offers up to 50 hours of run time per charge on its lower settings. Available in black or grey.
Playing a regular game of Jenga gets pretty challenging after you’ve got a few dozen bricks in your tower. Tai Star Valianti managed to build an inverted pyramid out of a whopping 485 of the wood blocks, precariously balanced onto a single vertical block, and breaking his own Guinness World Record.
From host Bear Grylls and Mark Burnett, creator of Survivor, this competition show tests participants’ physical, mental, and emotional fortitude. The trailer sends us to Fiji, as 66 teams descend on the island nation for a punishing 11-day expedition from the ocean through the rainforests. Premieres 8.14.20 on Amazon Prime Video.
Working in collaboration with Wallpaper* Re-Made project, men’s apparel brand Vollebak comments on electronic waste with a unique timepiece. The colorful Garbage Watch is made from recycled components taken from old circuit boards. Vollebak is accepting waiting list requests for its 2021 release now.
Upgrade your everyday carry and keep your pocket organized with this complete Keyport Pivot set. Not only does it hold your keys, but this bundle includes the pocket knife blade, mini flashlight, MOCA 10-in-1 multiport, Keyport ID, and an S-Biner. Save 24% in The Awesomer Shop.
Nursing homes have been on a lonely lockdown for months. Robert Speker, activities coordinator for the UK’s Sydmar Lodge care home, decided to entertain residents by recreating famous LP covers with their photos. All funds from their GoFundMe campaign benefit Alzheimers Society, Age UK, and Dementia Friends.
Whether you’re just pranking your friends by dropping it into their swimming pool, or you want to scare off waterfowl, Flytec’s remote-controlled crocodile head should do the trick. Basically, it’s just a toy boat that looks like a gator, but it looks pretty convincing to us. Now somebody needs a full-size boat that looks like this.
Lots of us have been putting off getting a haircut during the pandemic. But Shane Wighton of Stuff Made Here finally decided to bite the bullet. Rather than risking a visit to the barber, he built a scissor-wielding robot to snip his locks for him. It seems like a dangerous idea, and the resulting haircut is right on par with a Flowbee.
Fans of Nathan Pyle’s Strange Planet will want to add Sweet Existence to their game library. The card game asks players to form connections with other beings while experience life and acquire delicious sweet disks (aka chocolate chip cookies). Just don’t perish, or your game will be over. Drops 9.1.2020.
Filmmaker Robert Findlay transports us to a dystopian underground world where a network of robots and vending machines work together to deliver products and services, and tells the tale of two men who attempt to abuse the system. The sound design by Andrew Findlay really helps to build dramatic tension.
This smartly-designed wearable conceals a fabric face mask inside of the brim of a baseball cap, keeping personal protection at the ready for when you need it, and hiding it away when not in use. The face mask pulls around your chin to keep it in place, and is removable for hand-washing.
Video technician Denis Shiryaev of Neural Love took some early 20th century film footage from Tokyo, Japan, and processed it to increase its resolution and frame rate, repair damage, and add colorization. The result is sort of a living postcard of the time and place. The ambient sounds were previously added by Guy Jones.
Razer takes its popular Huntsman gaming keyboard, and shrinks it down to a compact 60% form factor. It has super-fast optical switches in either clicky or sound-dampened versions, programmable RGB backlighting, side-printed secondary functions, and an aluminum case in either black or white.
Take a surprisingly quiet and soothing journey inside of FCA’s Toledo Assembly Complex, where Jeep manufactures its Gladiator pickup trucks. Watch as an army of Kuka robots do the welding and body construction, complemented by a team of skilled humans who do much of the detail work to assemble the finished vehicle.
Nervous System is known for their unique, mathematically-generated designs. After making a seashell puzzle out of sea creatures, they made a cat puzzle out of cats. The vibrant, 224-piece wooden puzzle features 43 tiny cats hidden within its otherwise abstract pieces. Also available as a 114-piece version with larger cats.
Thrill ride builders are always trying to up their roller coaster design game. The guys from Coaster Studios went for a spin on a prototype of Axis, a unique ride being developed by S&S Worldwide that can tumble its riders above or below the track as they zoom along its twisty track.
Take a wild fly-along as pro driver Vaughn Gittin Jr. shows off his freestyle drift skills, while pilot Mr Steele gives chase with his high speed drone, not having any idea what Vaughn might do next. It really does look like something out of a video game. Watch the raw FPV footage here.
Sporting sleek, concept car looks, the all-electric Ariya kicks off a new direction for Nissan. The crossover offers up to 389hp in its e-4ORCE AWD version, and up to 300 miles of range with its 90kWh battery. Its interior is modern and minimal, and offers tech like ProPILOT Assist 2.0, which enables hands-free highway driving.
After building a LEGO Technic-powered machine that cranks out yummy tapas, The Brick Wall an even more whimsical assembly line. This machine not only produces toy cars, but makes them out of carrots and cucumbers so you can eat them after you play with your food.
Improve your golf swing in the comfort of your own office or living room. The PhiGolf system uses a special swing sensor works with your clubs or the included swing stick to track your every move. When used with the WGT Golf app mirrored from your smartphone to your TV, you can even see where the ball went.
Leatherman’s Style PS multitool combines eight functions in a single keychain- and pocket-friendly package. Packing flat and phillips screwdrivers, spring-action pliers, wire cutters, scissors, tweezers and a nail file, but no knife, it’s TSA-compliant too. Available in black or red.
Coming off of big budget music videos and commercials, it’s no wonder Michael Bay’s movies have always been so over the top. Watch as Sean Connery, Nic Cage, Ed Harris, and a bunch of great character actors chew the prison scenery in one of the director’s first features, the camp classic action flick, The Rock.
Love the rugged looks of the new Ford Bronco, but want something a little more compact? Sharing a platform with the Escape, the Bronco Sport comes with standard 4WD, an off-road capable independent suspension, and is powered by a 1.5L, 181hp turbo 3-cylinder or 2.0L, 245hp turbo 4-cylinder engine.
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