The Black Keys: Lonely Boy

The Black Keys: Lonely Boy

The Black Keys new album El Camino drops December 6, 2011; until then, enjoy this taste of what’s to come with this video for their first single. It’s three minutes of sunshine on a gloomy day.

Picnik Backpack

Picnik Backpack

You’ve got The Football for a crazy night out with your friends, but for some quiet time with your loved one you might be better off with this bag instead. Dishes, cutlery and blanket included.

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Penn & Teller: Cups & Balls Trick

Penn & Teller: Cups & Balls Trick

Penn & Teller perform their take on the cups & balls sleight of hand. They then break several rules of magic by repeating the trick and explaining how it’s done. We still don’t get it though.

Steam Postcards

Steam Postcards

Iain Andrews’ game screenshots aren’t filled with action, gore or humor. Instead, he focuses on the environment and scenery that many of us barely notice as we pass through them while playing.

CoD MW3

CoD MW3

Here’s the launch trailer for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, for those on the other side of the Battlefield. Or the presumably rare breed who has the time and desire to play both games.

CSI: Legoland

CSI: Legoland

A murder has been committed in Legoland, and no one knows who did it. You know what that means: the CSI are on the case. A parody filled with sunglasses jokes by YouTuber pixelspersecond.

Polar Ice Cube Trays

Polar Ice Cube Trays

Designer Atsuhiro Hayashi’s ice cubes float polar bears and penguins on mini glaciers in your drinks, while their gradual melting reminds us of the impact of global warming on the polar icecaps.

FPS Simulator: Making Of

FPS Simulator: Making Of

The Gadget Show explains the technology behind their $650,000 Battlefield 3 Ultimate FPS simulator, from the projector dome to the paintball guns. Skip to 9:20 if you can’t wait to see it in action.

Android Dreams

Android Dreams

Photographer Samuel Cockedey’s title pays tribute to Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, with a time-lapse of Tokyo, set to the sounds of Blade Runner, the film Phillip K. Dick’s book inspired.

Jamie Oliver Packaging

Jamie Oliver Packaging

We love the eclectic collection of fonts and simple yet playful style that Pearlfisher has used to completely revamp the packaging for Jamie Oliver’s in store food and houseware lines.

Intermission Impossible Tee

Intermission Impossible Tee

Let’s all go to the lobby and have ourselves a… stealthy covert operation? People might spit their popcorn out when they see you wearing this fun tee from Leon Ryan over at Threadless.

Nissan Juke-R

Nissan Juke-R

Packing guts from Nissan’s powerhouse GT-R, this mutant Juke has an insane 480-hp, twin-turbo 3.8L V6, AWD and styling that screams “NOT MOM’S SUV.” Project videos here, and build photos here.

Light Paintings

Light Paintings

We dig the squiggly lines in these light paintings, made with photographic techniques by Brian Matthew Hart; this series was conceived, arranged and drawn in collaboration with Dena Pickering.

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Why Daylight Savings Time?

Why Daylight Savings Time?

If you’ve ever wondered why we fiddle with our clocks twice a year, Springing forward and Falling backward, C.G.P. Grey explains it all, but just enough to leave us asking “why, again?”

Kobo Vox

Kobo Vox

A 7″ tablet running Android 2.3. It has a browser, runs apps and plays media, but it’s still very much an eReader. Users can participate in social reading – a book club supercharged by the Web.

Blizzard DOTA (Trailer)

Blizzard DOTA (Trailer)

What started as an unofficial WarCraft III mod now gets an official Blizzard game, bringing with it star power: characters from Blizzard’s various games. Diablo vs. Deathwing. Make it happen Blizzard.

Gerber Apocalypse Survival

Gerber Apocalypse Survival

The Apocalypse Survival Series are short-range bladed weapons that have appeared on the TV series Walking Dead. Meanwhile you can practice using them on the growing weeds on your lawn.

Tony Hawk’s Pro Freerunner

Tony Hawk’s Pro Freerunner

A freerunning video made to look like the early Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater games, from the character selection screen to the trick combos and special moves to the background songs.

The Divided Brain

The Divided Brain

An animated version of Iain McGilchrist’s lecture on the brain – how the popular left- and right- brain dichotomy is misinformed and why he thinks the US is living in a left-brained society today.

Pythagasaurus

Pythagasaurus

Animation and math geeks will love this clip from Peter Peake, featuring the smartest dinosaur we’ve ever met. With his trig and long-division skills, we’re surprised he couldn’t avoid extinction.

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Boyz II Men Ringtones

Boyz II Men Ringtones

They may not on top of the charts anymore, but the boyz of Boyz II Men still have voices that can melt the underpants off of the most icy women. Where can we get an mp3 of that Mom ringtone?

True Origins of Pizza

True Origins of Pizza

The higher-ups at Mr. Pizza Korea Co. do a good job of distancing themselves from the strong accusations made in this mockumentary about the disputed origins of our favorite type of pie.

Conan: Old Man Batman

Conan: Old Man Batman

Like most fictional characters, the Caped Crusader is in a vampiric state, still in his prime despite being created 72 years ago. But that’s not what Conan saw in his copy of Batman: Arkham City.

Man Pulls 100 Tons (Sorta)

Man Pulls 100 Tons (Sorta)

Through focus, sheer strength (and grunting), Syrian strongman Adnan Ismail al-Awad pulls a 2.5 ton train up an incline, which he says makes it feel like 100 tons. Our backs hurt just watching.

Wooden Neckties

Wooden Neckties

Wood Thumb finally gives us another option when it comes to decorative things to drape around our necks. Lightweight and flexible, each tie is made from a unique piece of reclaimed wood.

Tank Dog

Tank Dog

Get in the spirit of the season and take 25 seconds to enjoy this creative canine costume, made from cardboard and paper clips (for the tracks). It may only be chihuahua-size, but it’s mighty.

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