We all know that inhaling helium can make your voice higher, and many of you know that sulfur hexafluoride can make it sound deeper. But Cody’s Lab is here to demonstrate what happens when you breathe in perfluorobutane, a non-toxic gas that’s almost twice as dense as the sulfur hexafluoride.
Got an aspiring little off-roader in your house? Your kid will be the coolest in the neighborhood with this awesome bed that looks ready to hit the trails. The twin-sized bed has a Jeep-inspired design and features a steel roll cage with grab bars and chunky off-road tires. Its angled headboard is padded for safety.
This portable cooker works differently from other propane grills. Rather than open grates, the Firedisc has a smooth surface that can cook just about anything you’d make in a pan or a griddle, from eggs to pancakes to meats, and you can even use it as a fryer. Its curved edges keep food warm, while its center cooks nice and hot.
B&B Project presents an enchanting cover version of The Eagles’ hit Hotel California, played on a Ukrainian instrument known as a bandura, accompanied by a button accordion. The sound reminds of of strolling the streets of Paris. We also highly recommend their cover of The Weeknd’s Blinding Lights.
Nitecore’s compact camping lantern offers plenty of smooth and bright light. Its nine high CRI LEDs produce up to 280 lumens and can be set to illuminate only from its sides, top, or in all directions. Load it up with a pair of powerful 21700 batteries, and it can quick-charge your phone or other gadgets.
Improve your chances of survival in the wild with Tacray’s high-quality titanium whistle. With a hard enough blow, it can crank out up to a 120-decibel sound, getting your emergency alert out far and wide. Comes in oxidized purple/blue or plain titanium finishes.
Based on the beloved graphic novel by Jeff Lemire, Sweet Tooth follows the story of a boy mysteriously born as a hybrid human/deer, and who must rise to the challenges of a world ravaged by a pandemic after being raised in isolation by his father. Coming to Netflix 6.4.2021.
The Lift is a wall-mountable garage storage system that can be loaded up with items while at ground level, then rises to the ceiling to get them out of the way. It works with standard 2″ hitch-mounted racks or with Lift’s own cargo racks and safely lifts up to 200 pounds.
We love us some nice crispy French fries. Mental Floss host Justin Dodd digs into the origins of this fast food staple, its varieties, and why it’s become one of the most popular side dishes on earth. Along the way, you’ll enjoy a snack of potato chips and Tater Tots.
A fantastic Japanese import for fans of monster movies, this oversize 96-page coloring book is loaded with Yuji Kaida’s line art illustrations of classic monsters and creatures, including Godzilla, Gamera, Ultraman, and more. The book also includes small color images of the original paintings for reference.
Athlete and inline skating master Danny Beer shows off a pair of Them Skates 909 pro skates, and puts them through their paces. He makes it look easy as he glides along rails, and ramps, jumps over stairs, and rolls over other obstacles. The track is Playboy by Lloyd Banks.
The music from the first couple of Sonic the Hedgehog games is some of the best in the history of video games. Among our favorites is the music from the Chemical Plant Zone, which drummer gotobejake made even better by adding a live rhythm track. We also enjoyed Jake’s take on Duck Tales.
We love arcade machines. We even have a custom-built one here at Awesomer HQ. But they’re not exactly the kind of thing you’d put right in the middle of your living room. Maker Alexandre Chappel shows us how he designed and built a 2-player arcade machine that hides inside of a sleek wood cabinet that hangs on the wall.
Unless you’re a superhuman athlete, most of us here on Earth can only jump up about 18 inches. But if you went to Venus, you could jump twice as high. Bright Side takes a look at the gravitational forces on the moon and other planets for a look at how they would affect our ability to jump – assuming we could survive the conditions.
Nitecore’s tactical pen features a bidirectional bolt-action mechanism. Flip it one way to expose the writing tip, and the other direction to reveal a self-defense / glass breaker tool. Its body is made from CNC-machined aluminum alloy in a black finish, while its tool tip is made from tungsten steel.
This tiny camera has a telescopic lens that lets it capture sharp images of subjects up to 3200 feet away. It works with a smartphone app to help focus on your target and reduce the impact of shaking. Its lens is the equivalent of a 673mm F4.2 on an SLR. It can be equipped with WiFi and a remote pan/tilt head.
We can think of few better characters to make tiki mugs of than the residents of Bikini Bottom. Created by designer Joe Allard and sculpted by Ramirez Studios for Mondo, the series includes a squared-off 32oz. SpongeBob, a 25oz. Patrick Star, and a 30oz. version of Squidward’s Moai house.
Most of the water slides we’ve ridden on are done in under 30 seconds, but it takes more than 4 minutes to complete a ride on this 3654-foot-long slide. Two passengers share an inner tube down the record-breaking water slide at Malaysia’s Sim Leisure Escape.
This bargain-priced Android tablet offers a 10.1″ screen with 1080p resolution display, a long-lasting 6,000 mAh battery, and a speedy Cortex A53 quad-core processor. It has 13mp rear and 5mp front cameras, stereo speakers, and GPS support. Save 21% in The Awesomer Shop.
Omni Hoverboards is working on a flying machine that allows pilots to take to the skies while standing atop a drone. In this clip, you’ll get a look at one such flying machine they showed during a Japanese TV show that imagines what sort of technology Doraemon might bring back from the future.
Building upon their great single-player handheld, Evercade is back with a 4-player home game console with dual cartridge slots. It plays over 280 licensed titles that come on multi-game cartridges, and runs them smoothly thanks to a quad-core processor and 1080p HD resolution. Pre-orders start 5.28.2021 for 11.2021 delivery.
This 100-lumen LED lamp is the perfect ambient light source for your tent or other outdoor space. It can be placed on a table or hung from a tent or branch thanks to a built-in hanger that doubles as a kickstand. It offers two main brightness settings, plus a warmly glowing nightlight mode.
A guitar typically has six strings. Even if you break one, you still have five to make music with. A follower of guitarist Ichika Nito wanted to know if he could play a song with just a single string, so he obliged. Can you imagine what he could do with a two-string guitar?