PopSci’s John Carnett is a god amongst DIY men: he’s created a jet turbine ATV, called “The Whirl;” it gets 150,000 RPM with a 1300¬âˆžF exhaust and speeds of up to 60 mph.
Definitely fraternal twins, Dom Perignon’s Twin Set packs an Oenothâˆš®que 1995 and Vintage 1995; the former is smoky and peaty, while the latter features golden honey notes.
We’re diving into extreme geek territory here, but DM of the Rings is a webcomic that takes Tolkien’s verbosity and mixes it with the smartass ruminations of several tabletop gamers.
Perfect for world dictators and Michael Bay, SwordDemon.com is an arsenal of novelty weaponry; choose from Barbarian Skull Clubs, Dragon Claws, and Ninja Death Spike Blowguns.
Inspired by Nike, Carl Erik Rinsch’s Exploit Yourself is 3D short film that blends Mirror’s Edge with Terminator; one thing’s for sure: we are SO screwed if the robots learn to Parkour.
Part of a three-shoe Transformers x Nike collab, these Megatron Zoom Fight Clubs not only get the colorway and styling right, but score major points for old-school Hasbro packaging.
The next tablet won’t just be for cubicle-dwellers: this E-Ink Coach Playboard is an outdoor-friendly electronic clipboard that’ll display templates for basketball, football and more.
It’s every 80s kid’s dream come true: the Heli Mission SWAT Truck is like Airwolf and Knight Rider all in one, with a truck which opens up to reveal a flyable RC helicopter on a platform.
Surprisingly tame in design for Alienware, the TactX Headset is a pair no-nonsense gaming cans with closed ear cups, retractable mic, and 3 ft cord with generous 7 ft extension.
We’re ashamed to say we didn’t get this video the first time around; it’s a safety video from the folks at Air New Zealand, but let’s just say those Kiwis are very “cheeky” monkeys.
Conway’s Game of Life is older than we’ve been alive, but gets a fresh dusting of spores with Mushroom Life; the different mushroom stages of life make this just as addictive.
Another short animation from the students at SupInfocom, Sigg Jones is a short, urban-style animation that’s just begging for product placement, with magic sneakers and energy drinks.
A surefire way to communicate you’re a gung-ho worker and a straight shooter, Yves Saint Laurent’s Bullet Cufflinks is made from a brass metal bullet with silver tone finish.
Mercedes claims their cars are built like tanks, but this video of an armored 2010 Mercedes E-Class Guard more or less proves it: it absorbs bullets and even grenades with aplomb.
Elecom’s Wall Socket USB Hub is a “hey, that’s spiffy” idea–at least until you get your real-life electrical plugs mixed up, leading to results that are both eye-catching and eye-singeing.
Neill Cameron’s A-Z of Awesomeness isn’t false advertising: it’s a purely awesome adventure in alliteration, with a new geeky drawing every day for each letter of the alphabet.
Kontrast’s Highway Tunnel is one of those t-shirts that gets better the closer you look; it’s a starry field overlaid with a fantastic geometric lattice and a Pink Floyd-esque triangle.
The Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 finally makes the jump from AWD to RWD; it’ll likely pack a 5.2L V10 good for 550hp, a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 0-100km of 3.9s.
This latest Turmoil trailer for Darksiders reveals more of the plot; with tales of fallen angels/demons and unholy alliances, it’s feeling a bit like another hellish franchise: Spawn.
Now that’s product packaging: Armand de Brignac’s Brut Gold champagne is gold-plated with stamped pewter labels–the bubbly inside is also good, scoring an A on DrinkHacker.
Two of geekdom’s greatest loves unite in Michael Hickox’s Lego Arcade, a stop motion video using Lego pieces to recreate classic arcade games and set to the original sound effects.
Designed by Piero Lissoni, the Alessi Barbicu is both functional and portable; able to use gas or charcoal, it can be configured as a low-slung pit or regular trolley-style BBQ grill.
Directed by Wiland Pinsdorf, Samparkour shows Sao Paulo from a Parkour viewpoint; it’s shot in HD with a 35 mm lens adapter and follows Zico Correa across rooftops. Thanks, Nate!
With a built-in rechargeable battery (good for 8 hours) and Bluetooth, these E-blue Speakers add to the iPhone’s own speakers with a titanium dome driver; they measure 2.5″x2.5″x4.7″.
Here’s one thing they do better than transistors: this Vacuum Tube Chess Set should send engineers into a frenzy; they actually plug into the board and light up to show their type.
There are boots, and then there are BOOTS: celebrating its 125th anniversary, these Lucchese matador boots are made from alligator with hand-tooled details and grimini linings.
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