They might have a strange name, but these little things are a must for any workshop. Each of these sturdy pucks provides a stable, non-slip rubber pad that protects and steadies work while you’re sanding, routing, staining, or painting, and raises it for access to edges.
(Gore) Kaptainkristian highlights what David Fincher so deftly hides: the director’s extensive use of CGI and other digital effects in his films. From the Winklevoss twins to digitally perfected hair, Fincher stealthily bends reality in service of the story.
Another slick multitool wallet card from the folks behind the MRF credit card multitool. This anodized aluminum tool is focused on creative uses, functioning as a compass, protractor, t-square, ruler, sketch tool, smartphone stand, headphone cord wrap, and a bottle opener.
While we love “Weird Al” Yankovic for his silly novelty songs, he’s got other talents too. Here, he pays a tribute to the late George Harrison with a fantastic performance of What Is Life during George Fest. Randumbify did a great editing together various cellphone vids.
The Action Lab shows off a cool property of polyethylene glycol, a chemical with a crazy high molecular weight. As a result, they stick together in very long chains, so once he pours out a little bit of the liquid, the rest follows on its own, much like metal beads do.
Animator Marty Cooper aka Hombre McSteez’s latest clip features another motley crew of silly cartoon characters interacting with real world objects, from a barfing washing machine to a tiny moose we wish would take care of cleaning the goo from inside our microwave too.
Turns out you can hug fire. Adidas’ loose and wooly sweater isn’t for everyone, but if you can pull it off, people won’t be able to stop touching you. Or at least wiping their hands on you. It only comes in chocolate brown because it’s already perfect that way.
(PG-13: Language) The year is 1982. Pro cycling has become “a hornet’s nest of moral depravity.” Andy Samberg leads a who’s who of celebrities in HBO’s mockumentary about the sport’s doping controversy. Also starring Maya Rudolph, John Cena, Will Forte, and uhm…
BMW is set to bring back its 8 Series coupe in 2018, and is showing off a stunning, curvaceous concept which offers a glimpse at what to expect. While it nods to the classic 850CSi, it’s a 21st century Bimmer on every other level. We look forward to finding out its full specs.
Besides Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett, one thing that’s been consistent in Gorillaz’ ever-changing 16+ year run is the use of samples. Kirima Nagi put together this video which catalogs some of the many sound bites which have made their way into the group’s tracks.
(PG-13: Language) A man shows up claiming to be a time traveler and demanding that you perform a series of tasks. Do you go along with his requests, or risk world annihilation? Corridor’s latest video was aptly described by a commenter as “Basically Rick and Morty.”
Action movie stars like Gal Gadot spend months training and building their fitness to perform in fight scenes. But Conan O’Brien figures he can do it much quicker with the help of Gal’s personal trainer. One thing’s for sure – Conan can deflect CGI bullets like a boss.
Like to sing in the shower? Let this shower speaker provide the backing track to your vocals. It’s waterproof and has a 3-watt amp built in for plentiful volume, and Bluetooth 4.0 ensures a clear connection while your phone sits at a safe distance away from the wet stuff.
Jaguar’s sport sedan gets a major dose of power, with a 5.0L supercharged V8 making 592 hp, with increased airflow to feed that hungry engine, lots of aero upgrades, and more goodies that we don’t know about yet. Just 300 will be made, and full specs drop on 6/28/17.
Wisecrack is back with another deep-dive into the Rick and Morty multiverse. This time they break down the classic episode The Ricks Must Be Crazy, and how Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland’s use of good story structure makes each episode as satisfying as possible.
From iconic museums to a bed and breakfast shaped like a dog, Mental Floss trivia master John Green welcomes us to the salon to school us on some truly strange and wonderful structures worth visiting around the globe. Also, we just love to say the word “googie.”
One of Google’s lesser known products is this 55″ 4K digital whiteboard, designed to make brainstorming ideas across the globe easier, faster, and more fun. The Verge went hands on with this cool new collaboration tool. The initial software seems imperfect, but it’s still slick.