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Pixels sources designs from independent artists and applies them to tons of products, anything from t-shirts to iPhone cases, to help artists reach a larger audience and get paid. Customers can shop thousands of options, all while feeling good that their dollars are going to the right place.

Feel It Still: 1986 Edition

Feel It Still: 1986 Edition

Let us kick it like it’s 1986 now with this fun and delightful cover version of the Portugal. The Man tune Feel It Still. Musician Mick Mazz gives the already sweet track an added candy coating with a heaping helping of ’80s synthesizers that make it sound like something by A-Ha.

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Heritage Racing Speedometer Clocks

Heritage Racing Speedometer Clocks

Etsy store Heritage Racing makes desk clocks that look like the speedometer or tachometer of classic cars. The clock face is a high-quality glossy print, set into a glass and wood frame. There are dozens of designs to choose from, including the BMW E46 M3, Porsche 911 Turbo, Nissan GT-R, and more.

Ants Eat a Tangerine

Ants Eat a Tangerine

It takes us about two seconds to down a slice of tangerine, but when it comes to ants, it takes an army to achieve the same result. Temponaut Timelapse captured this fascinating footage of a colony of the insects gradually demolishing the citrus fruit over a 48-hour period.

Meet Jimmy

Meet Jimmy

(PG-13) With the popularity of murder shows on TV and podcasts, it seems we have quite an obsession with serial killers. David-Jan Bronsgeest and Tim Koomen’s short film follows the tale of a woman who listens to a podcast about a demented murderer who ends up blurring the lines between fiction and reality.

Pixel Art Plexiglass Sprites

Pixel Art Plexiglass Sprites

Idaho artist Thunktronix makes playful pixel-art sculptures of characters from video games and pop culture. Each of the sprites is made from 1/4″-thick plexiglass which has been decorated with translucent colors on back. Robotron, Donkey Kong, and the Mooninites from Aqua Teen Hunger Force are among our favorites.

Wind-up Marble Machine

Wind-up Marble Machine

Most of the marble machines we’ve seen are either powered by gravity or motors. But builder Daniel de Bruin shows us how he made a mechanism that stores up energy using a spring, carrying marbles to the top of a tiny bent-wire maze using a Ferris wheel of sorts.

Boba Playing Cards

Boba Playing Cards

Following up on his Instant Noodle cards, magician Bao Hoang turns to another tasty treat as a source of inspiration: brown sugar bubble tea. The cards are decorated in soothing shades of brown and beige, decked out with tapioca pearls and playful court card illustrations incorporating the refreshing Taiwanese beverage.

Y.M.C.A.: Sad Edition

Y.M.C.A.: Sad Edition

The Village People’s 1978 hit Y.M.C.A. has long outlived its disco origins, morphing into a crowd favorite at sporting events and parties, as people make letters with their arms. While the original was happy and upbeat, Melodicka Bros.’ cover version is anything but, transforming the track into a sad and introspective ballad.

AVI-8 Spitfire Type 300 Watches

AVI-8 Spitfire Type 300 Watches

AVI-8’s automatic watches look amazing, incorporating a classic aviation dial design into a sleek stainless steel case with a matching metal strap. Their design pays tribute to the Supermarine Spitfire, a British WWII-era single-seat fighter aircraft. The watch comes in Olive Green, Midnight Chrome, and a fantastic Gunmetal Grey.

How Nordic People Do the Laundry

How Nordic People Do the Laundry

Photographer and artist Jonna Jinton lives in Northern Sweden, where frigid temperatures prevail in the winter. In this lighthearted video, she shows us what it’s like to hand wash laundry in these extreme conditions, using a frozen lake as her washing machine, and trudging through the snow to dry (or freeze) her wet clothes.

The LADA Catapult

The LADA Catapult

The guys at Russia’s Garage 54 have done some pretty insane things by hacking apart cheap cars. In this experiment, they wanted to see if they could harness the torque generated by the axle of a LADA and fling objects with a lever attached to its rear wheel. We bet it would be more fun to launch the car.

LEGO Creator Expert NASA Space Shuttle Discovery

LEGO Creator Expert NASA Space Shuttle Discovery

LEGO continues its collaboration with NASA with a detailed model of the Space Shuttle Discovery. The 2354-piece Creator Expert kit has opening payload bay doors and a robotic arm, along with a model of the Hubble Telescope which stows inside or can be displayed on its own. The finished model measures 21″ l x 13.5″ w x 8.5″ h.

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Build Your Credit and Savings with Self

Financial health can be daunting, and building credit from the ground up can seem nearly impossible. That’s where Self is making a difference for millions of people. You can open a Credit Builder account and make regular monthly payments to build your credit with three major bureaus. Get started.

Getting My Mail: The Snyder Cut

Getting My Mail: The Snyder Cut

Zack Snyder’s Justice League is finally out, and while it does improve on the theatrical version, it’s filled with long and drawn-out moments which don’t really add to the story. rikk tv pokes fun at Snyder’s style and slow pacing with this 4-minute-long clip of him checking his mailbox. Presented in its original 4:3 screen ratio.

ROKR Wooden Gramophone Kit

ROKR Wooden Gramophone Kit

Vinyl records are all the rage thanks to their warm, analog sounds. But if you’re going to go retro, why not go vintage? ROKR’s 424-piece kit gives you everything you need to build your own hand-cranked gramophone. A centrifugal governor helps maintain the record’s speed, and it can play 33s, 45s, and 78s.

Drone Flies Over an Active Volcano

Drone Flies Over an Active Volcano

On March 19, 2021, Iceland’s Fagradalsfjall volcano started erupting for the first time in over 6,000 years. Drone pilot Björn Steinbekk captured this incredible aerial footage of the searing hot lava as it flows from top of the geological marvel. We’re impressed that the drone survived the intense heat. More footage here.

Yoshi Bookworm Wallets

Yoshi Bookworm Wallets

Yoshi’s Well Read Collection includes wallets for book lovers. The handmade leather bi-folds have appliques of famous book spines on the outside, along with five credit card slots, a zippered coin pocket, and a bill compartment. They come with classics or science fiction art, as well as card holder and keyring versions.

Stop-motion Trampoline

Stop-motion Trampoline

As we’ve seen before, Kevin Parry loves his visual trickery. He’s also quite good at making stop-motion animations. In this short clip, he fools us into thinking he’s pulling off jumps and flips on a trampoline, when in fact, he’s just wriggling around on his floor. We’d be covered in dog hair if we tried the same on our hardwood floor.

Sadeck Waff: Murmuration

Sadeck Waff: Murmuration

Choreographer Sadeck Waff specializes in tutting – the art of movement through the hands, arms, and head. This jaw-dropping performance celebrates the magic around us, as a group of 64 talented tutters join their conductor in perfect synchrony, reflecting the nature of both individuality and our place in the world.

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Driven: 2021 Genesis GV80

Driven: 2021 Genesis GV80

Luxury automaker Genesis continues to knock it out of the park with their first-ever SUV. The GV80 offers a smooth ride, premium materials, the latest technology, and incredible versatility, all wrapped up in a grand and sophisticated package. We spent a week driving the V6 AWD model and enjoyed every minute of it.

John Oates + Saxsquatch: Maneater

John Oates + Saxsquatch: Maneater

Musicians John Oates and Saxsquatch teamed up to perform this totally different arrangement of the Hall & Oates classic Maneater. Our favorite sax-playing sasquatch brings a fresh new sound to the 1982 track, along with way more body hair than Daryl Hall ever had.

The Axle Workout System Bundle

Expand your fitness routine with this versatile workout system that combines a collapsible barbell with rotating wheels. Together with a set of resistance straps and standard Olympic weight plates (not included), The Axle lets you perform various lifts, core rolls, presses, and more. Save 22% in The Awesomer Shop.

Making a Japanese Tanto Sword

Making a Japanese Tanto Sword

Ilya from That Works turns to traditional Japanese blacksmithing methods to create a short sword known as a tantō. To accompany the crafting footage, he offers an in-depth lesson on the history of these weapons and their swordsmiths. The finished sword is a true work of art – and deadly sharp.

Warrior Quest Molle Utility Pouch

Warrior Quest Molle Utility Pouch

This sturdy tactical pouch is designed to carry small tools, knives, pens, and other everyday items in a compact and organized case. It’s made from 1000D Nylon and is compatible with Molle webbing. Measures 8.67″ x 7.48″ x 0.99″, and comes in several military color schemes.

How Frosted Cereal Is Made

How Frosted Cereal Is Made

Just how did those crunchy and sweet flakes of cereal made it into your bowl this morning? The UK edition of How It’s Made takes us inside a factory where they take various grains, pressure cook, flatten, toast, and sugar-coat them to make a deliciously carby start to your day.

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