Woo-hoo! This is the 50,000th post since we launched The Awesomer over 9 years ago. Since then, we’ve brought you thousands of awesome gifts, gadgets, cars, movies, games, fashions, videos, and much more, and couldn’t have done it without you, our readers. So cheers to you!
This futuristic looking timepiece features real carbon fiber components, and a sculpted display that looks like turbine fan blades. Time is indicated via animated LED tubes, which operate in two different display modes. Available with red, blue, or green LEDs.
Keep your space toasty this holiday season with Old Spice’s very special video yule log, which features over 3500 explosions, Terry Crews bringing the heat, a shout-out to moms, and the OTHER Old Spice guy. Take it mobile and watch the full vid to find every holiday Easter egg.
Converse made the original Chuck Taylor ready for winter. The Hiker variant combines the 1970’s form with boot details, such as a water-resistant canvas upper with synthetic coating, fleece lining and a thick and rugged tread. Available in olive, navy and black.
One of our favorite musical finds of the last few years has to be Kawehi, with her wonderful sense of rhythm, buttery-smooth voice, and joie de vivre, the one-woman band is a real star. Here, she performs two tracks from another great artist, Björk – Joga and Army of Me.
A first look at a sweet new LEGO set based on Mack’s workhorse trucks. The kit (#42078) includes includes all the parts needed to make two entirely different trucks – a Mack Anthem tractor-trailer and a Mack LR garbage truck. The set will go for about $150 when it drops in 2018.
Now You See It argues that awful movies entertain us beyond their obliviousness. He points out that the elements found in the Sharknados and The Rooms of the world – unrealistic acting, cheesy dialogue, outdated effects – are also used in good films.
A timepiece inspired by motorcycle legend Burt Munro and his record run across Bonneville Salt Flats on an Indian Scout Streamliner. It features Munro’s lucky number “35”, a red calfskin strap, a sandblasted dial inspired by the salt flats, and the Indian Motorcycle logo on back.
A brief demonstration of a rare piece of office equipment c. 1953. The Keaton Music Typewriter made it relatively easy to create sheet music much in the same way you’d type a letter. If you made a mistake, however, you’d have to wait until 1956 for correction fluid to be invented.