Based on the eponymous tabletop RPG, Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden is a post-apocalyptic adventure game with a turn-based combat system inspired by XCOM. Control a trio of mutants and gather resources to survive. Drops 12/4/18 for Windows, Xbox One and PS4.
Standley’s LeanBag is the world’s first backpack that you can lean on. It has an aluminum frame that provides ample support for your back, and a rollout sitting pad to protect your butt from dirt. It’s dirt- and water-resistant and has lots of compartments to organize your belongings.
A voiceover actor is working on a commercial for a restaurant, when the producers ask him to change his voice to better suit the unhealthy nature of the food they’re serving. This sketch from College Humor’s CH2 is both hilarious and just a wee-bit offensive.
Writer/director/actor Stephen Merchant is back with an offbeat comedy-drama about a family who stumbles their way into the world of professional wrestling, and the daughter who goes on to achieve success in the ring. Based on the true story of WWE star Paige.
DIY superstar Li Zikai shows us how she makes cane sugar from scratch in another one of her beautiful and relaxing videos. She starts by gathering sugar cane, then extracting the juice out of the grass. She then boils the juice and pours the thick syrup into molds.
Loft: The Jetman Story is a documentary that features Jetman flying wing inventor Yves Rossy and his proteges Vince Reffet and Fred Fugen. The film sees them flying over the fjords of Norway and telling the story of their journey towards autonomous human flight.
Czur’s new Aura scanner can scan up to A3-size documents in just 2.5 seconds per page. It has a built-in PU leather scanning pad and a foot switch. It automatically straightens book scans and can separate pages. It supports up to 187 OCR languages. It can also be used as a lamp.
A few years back, The Slow Mo Guys gave us a gleefully messy video involving Jell-O smashed with a tennis racket. Now, the duo is back with a much improved slow-mo camera, and some much more colorful Jell-O. The video the should be titled “How Gummy Worms Are Made.”
Humiliate the Empire and rub their defeat in their faces by putting this robot vacuum to work. It’s up to 20x more powerful than other robot vacuums, and offers scheduling and floor mapping tech. Normally $699, grab one for 46% off in The Awesomer Shop.
Artist Marcello Barenghi presents a time-lapse video of him creating a photorealistic image of a fried egg using colored pencils, paints, and airbrushing. The simulated shine is so impressive that we want to grab a fork right now and poke it into our screen. Breakfast time!
This compact pocket knife is not only great for carving and slicing. Its pointed tip makes it great for prying, opening cans and even working on flat-head screws. Its handle provides excellent grip and has a jimp to prevent your index finger from slipping.
It only gets a few seconds of screen time, but the visuals in Gautier Alfirevic and Kevin ‘Teau’ Rose’s short film are too good to ignore. The film tells the story of a Civil War captain who must face his deepest fears as he nears death. Support the production’s completion here.
Techmoan looks at the history of the DataPlay, a tiny optical disc format. Launched in 2001, it could carry up to 500MB of data in a disc just a tad bigger than a dollar coin. Unfortunately, its reliance on other companies and non-rewritable nature spelled doom for the disc.
Transition sunglass lenses typically take up to a minute to change from dark to light or vice-versa. But Shutoo Gavazzi’s glasses take only less than 2 seconds to do the same, thanks to their electrochromic lenses. Unfortunately, they’re not available for prescription lenses.
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