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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
(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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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