(PG-13: Language) A darkly comic crime thriller in the vein of Fargo, Shimmer Lake tells the story of a small town sheriff who must track down a group of bank robbers, including his own brother. From the writer of 22 Jump Street the next Cloverfield film. Hits Netflix 6/9/17.
You don’t have to speak a lick of Norwegian to enjoy this video from Norway’s central bank to celebrate new currency which bears the image of one of the nation’s most important natural resources – the cod. The spot was inspired by a classic 1980 video by the same guys.
One of the more useful credit card tools we’ve seen. MRF Multitools‘ sturdy stainless steel card packs 31 tools, including hex and Shimano wrenches, a screwdriver, rulers, protractor, a knife, wire cutter, scraper, a solar time clock, bottle and can openers among other things.
We can’t imagine how much time it took, but Mikhail Kramer replicated all of the major scenes from T2 using Grand Theft Auto V and a number of custom models. It’s been condensed to just an hour, but it’s still incredible. If nothing else, watch the canal chase sequence.
Shelby’s latest truck starts out as a Ford F-150, but is made oh-so-special with the addition of a 5.0-liter supercharged V8, packing 750 horsepower, plus sporty ground effects, 22″ chrome wheels, and of course, racing stripes, because they make everything faster.
A truly unique way to hang a chandelier from your ceiling – Young & Battaglia’s pendant lamp features a miniature brass chandelier that hangs inside of a handblown black glass shade. Each teensy candle features an LED lamp at its tip. Measures appx. 8.25″ h x 6″ dia.
We knew that drones could go fast, but not this fast. Here’s some grainy first-person footage from flyer Patrick Gaborik’s incredibly fast miniquadcopter, which has been tracked at speeds up to 145 mph. The noise the motors make sound like it’s going to rip itself apart.
Peter shows off his fancy Stark Industries suit, beats up the Avengers, stares at his phone, and eats a churro in the latest trailer for Spidey’s big return. We’re just hoping that Marvel hasn’t decided that one-liners are more important than plot and character development.
We can’t believe it’s not butter! Unlike the guys at your state fair, chef Devwrat Anand Jategaonkar and his team used margarine as their clay. Their record-breaking sculpture of the Trimurti of Elephanta weighed over 3300 lb and measured more than 8 feet wide by 6 feet high.
(Spoilers) Screen Junkies reminds us that not every superhero needs to be bombastic, consequence-free, CGI eye-candy, and instead a solid story, compelling characters, and a little gravitas properly applied can produce a great film, superheroes or not. And Deadpool agrees.
One of the cooler LEGO Technic kits out there is the Porsche 911 GT3 RS. It’s simply stunning. But that didn’t stop the guys from c’t Magazine from taking theirs and smashing it into a wall, with the help of the German automotive safety group ADAC and their crash test facility.
Over the years, people have used colorful pigments which promised health benefits, beauty, or artistic merit, but ended up being killers. J. V. Maranto explores some of the nastiest colors in this TED-Ed short. Yes, people used to cover themselves with lead paint.