Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros.

Game & Watch: Super Mario Bros.

Nintendo reminisces about its past with a new handheld based on the design of its classic Game & Watch series. Rather than the old black and white screen, this one has a full-color display, and includes Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels, a Mario version of Ball, and also works as a digital clock. Drops 11.13.2020.

Why People Fall for Misinformation

Why People Fall for Misinformation

It seems that distorted information and falsehoods are more common than the truth these days. But why is it that humans fall for such misleading information? TED-Ed speaker Joseph Isaac looks at one specific case where something treated as fact has been widely believed, despite the facts saying otherwise.

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Jeep Grand Wagoneer Concept

Jeep Grand Wagoneer Concept

Jeep sets its sights on the luxury market with a boxy and stately new three-row SUV. In concept form, it packs air suspension, a plug-in hybrid drivetrain, and a luxe interior decked out in leather, metal, and wood. Its dash is loaded with screens, there’s a McIntosh audio system, and a huge panoramic glass roof overhead.

Building a Record Player Cabinet

Building a Record Player Cabinet

We love how builder Laura Kampf is creates objects that are both thoughtful in their function and design. Her latest project is a curved wooden cabinet with a turntable and amplifier shelf, plenty of cubbies for storing records, and spaces for speakers that tuck neatly behind grille cloth.

La Petite Tiny House Airbnb

La Petite Tiny House Airbnb

Considering a visit to Austin, Texas? Take a short 45-minute South trip to the charming village of Wimberley for a stay at this wonderful tiny house from hosts Jennifer and Gregory. The house has a lofted bedroom with views of the woods, modern conveniences, and an idyllic outdoor space that includes a hot tub and a shower.

Feeding Flamingos

Feeding Flamingos

Among the various residents of the San Diego Zoo are a number of delightfully pink flamingos. For fun, the zoo shared footage of the lanky birds as they poke their heads beneath the water in search of food. The flamingos have filtering plates in their mouths which sort out tasty morsels like tiny shrimp and other small critters.

Summer Ski Pond Skimming

Summer Ski Pond Skimming

If you’ve got the right climate conditions, summer skiing can be a fun way to spend the day. During a run at Norway’s FONNA Glacier Ski Resort, skier Benjamin Forthun pulled off an awesome straight-line skim across a pond, then ended it with a serious flourish. Here’s some POV footage of a more recent run.

Coolado Electric Air Pump

This compact and portable air pump makes quick work of inflating air mattresses and swimming pool floats, and doubles as a fan-powered bellows for starting BBQ fires faster. It charges via a standard USB cable and includes three nozzles for a variety of applications. Save 22% in The Awesomer Shop.

No Time to Die (Trailer 2)

No Time to Die (Trailer 2)

Daniel Craig’s final turn as 007 has been delayed until November 2020, but from the look of the intense action and stunt sequences in the latest trailer, it’ll be worth the wait. We also get a closer look at Rami Malek’s pockmarked face as the villainous Safin.

Building a Laser Baby

Building a Laser Baby

(PG-13: Language, Gore) Let’s face it. Michael Reeves has built some weird stuff. Now, thanks to a sponsorship from Amazon series The Boys, he got to build a laser-eyed baby just like the one that Billy Butcher wields in the show. Though he struggles a little to meet the demands of Amazon’s marketing department.

Aromaology Men’s Gift Set

Aromaology Men’s Gift Set

Aromaology makes a variety of great smelling products. If you’re looking for a great gift for a guy, try their 3-piece gift set, which includes a body/bath/hair massage oil, body butter, and a soy candle. Scents include mahogany/teakwood, rustic wood, lavender/vanilla, and more. They also make an envigorating eucalyptus scent.

Forging King’s Spirit Spear

Forging King’s Spirit Spear

Inspired by The Seven Deadly Sins manga and Netflix show, Matt and Ilya of That Works created a real-world replica of King’s imposing Spirit Spear Chastiefol. If you love blacksmithing videos, this one is well worth a watch, as it’s packed with satisfying footage of power hammering, punching, grinding, and brazing.

Cybermat Wireless Charging Mat

Cybermat Wireless Charging Mat

This desktop pad packs an impressive 15 charging coils, so you can wirelessly juice up six gadgets at the same time. Its center section doubles as a space for your computer keyboard when not being used to charge devices. Its base structure is made from a single piece of aluminum and measures 35.4″ w x 13.4″ d x 0.36″ thick.

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Triple NERF Rival Nemesis

Triple NERF Rival Nemesis

NERF modder Coop772 combined three Rival Nemesis blasters into a tripod-mountable turret that’s perfect for the old spray-and-pray tactic. Thanks to a custom hopper on top, the triple gun can rapidly load up to 1200 rounds with minimal user intervention.

Making Typewriter Art

Making Typewriter Art

British artist James Cook specializes in what is basically a primitive version of ASCII art. Rather than digitizing an image and using a computer to print images, he types them out one key at a time using vintage manual typewriters.

Hennessey Mammoth 6×6

Hennessey Mammoth 6×6

Because the 702 horsepower Ram 1500 TRX isn’t enough, Hennessey Performance Engineering has taken the pickup and bestowed it with an extra set of wheels, and a tuned 7.0-liter Hellephant engine that makes more than 1200 hp. Hennessey will build just three of the $500,000 trucks, which go on sale 9.4.2020 at noon CST.

How Do Potholes Work?

How Do Potholes Work?

Potholed roads can be a major annoyance, or in severe cases, they can cause vehicle damage or accidents. Why is it that with all of the advancements in materials science, we still get roads with giant divots? Grady Hillhouse of Practical Engineering explains the uphill battle faced by transportation departments around the globe.

Contour Rollerball Pen

Contour Rollerball Pen

Pens are usually made from metal or plastic, but 22STUDIO’s unique model has an outer case made from cast concrete. Its name reflects its deeply contoured edges, which provide a nice tactile feeling and grip. Available in two shades of gray and white.

Staple Dog

Staple Dog

Brooklyn artist James Haggerty creates images using staples as his medium. After wowing us with his Star Wars series, he made an incredible portrait of their family dog, Doxie. The finished piece is made from 75,738 staples in a variety of colors. We love how he arranged the staples to create the hair texture.

Speed Cockpit Racing Chair

Speed Cockpit Racing Chair

Developed with professional race car drivers, this modular seating system is designed for serious racing sim fanatics. It features an angled, adjustable seat in nylon or leather, and sturdy metal stands that a steering wheel and pedals can be securely mounted to. Add-ons include a desktop, gear shift mount, and TV mount.

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Taxi Driver: The Sitcom

Taxi Driver: The Sitcom

The Martin Scorsese classic Taxi Driver and the TV series Taxi have at least a few things in common: a New York City setting, an ensemble of quirky characters, and… taxi cabs. So it made perfect sense to video editor kingkida to combine the two, giving Robert De Niro a starring role on a 1970s ABC sitcom.

Translucent Text Porcelain

Translucent Text Porcelain

Ceramic artist Stepanka Summer creates unique porcelain tumblers and mugs embossed with lettering that allows light to show through. The creamy white tumblers come with numbers, Xs and Os, or Love lettering, while the mugs simply send a message of love.

Eye of the Tiger Ruined

Eye of the Tiger Ruined

There I Ruined It upholds its sworn duty to destroy songs with yet another unwanted reworking of a classic track. This time, they took Survivor’s victorious rock anthem from Rocky III and turned it into a really bad 1950’s doo-wop song. Hit play at your own risk.

ZeroDark 3-Piece Light Set

Get a great deal on ZeroDark’s set of LED lights for all of your outdoor adventures. The trio includes a bright flashlight with six modes and a side flood light, a collapsible lantern, and a head-mounted light perfect for late night hikes. Save 66% off the MSRP in The Awesomer Shop.

Circulatory Systems

Circulatory Systems

Filmmaker Yiannis Biliris and Visual Suspect offer a trippy new perspective on the world. By digitally manipulating footage of automotive traffic into complex repeating patterns, they visualize “the arteries and veins” of an imagined mega-metropolis.

8BitDo Arcade Stick

8BitDo Arcade Stick

Game accessory maker 8BitDo’s stick is the perfect controller for all of your favorite arcade games. Sporting a retro Nintendo-inspired look, it works via Bluetooth, 2.4Ghz and wired connections and encourages modders to swap components. Ideal for both PC and Nintendo Switch gaming. Pre-order now for its 10.20.2020 release.

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