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HUNT4.0 Flashlight + Pocket Tool

HUNT4.0 Flashlight + Pocket Tool

Septem Studio’s keychain-sized titanium gadget combines a flashlight, a refillable lighter, and a pry tool in one. The flashlight has a CREE LED and runs for 1.5 hours on high brightness or 7 hours on low. Its versatile pry tool can open paint cans, cut packing tape, split pills, turn flathead screws, open bottles, and more.

Super Violin Bros.

Super Violin Bros.

This isn’t the first time we’ve heard the Super Mario Bros. theme performed on violin, but musician Teppei Okada’s version adds all the appropriate sound effects to a few different levels of the classic Nintendo platformer. He’s done the same for F-ZERO and Super Mario Kart among others.

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Hostess Cupcakes Knit Pom Beanie

Hostess Cupcakes Knit Pom Beanie
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Celebrate your love for chocolate cupcakes with this playful knit beanie from Hostess. Its made from 100% acrylic yarn decorated with the snack maker’s iconic vanilla squiggle icing. Sweeten the look with a matching Cupcakes Knit Scarf.

Origami Christmas Tree

Origami Christmas Tree

The American Museum of Natural History and OrigamiUSA celebrate the holidays with a truly unique Christmas tree. The 13-foot tree has been decorated with over 1,000 handcrafted origami models inspired by gems, minerals, sharks, whales, and dinosaurs on exhibit throughout the museum. Photos by D. Finnin / AMNH.

World’s Tallest Buildings Compared

World’s Tallest Buildings Compared

In 1971, the 1,250 foot-tall Empire State Building was the tallest building on Earth. Today, the Burj Khalifa, is more than twice that height, at 2,717 feet. MetaBallStudios offers up a visual comparison of the tallest skyscrapers along with some planned and conceptual future projects which could tower over the Burj.

Pac-Man: Birth of an Icon

Pac-Man: Birth of an Icon
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A comprehensive history of one of video gaming’s greatest icons, Pac-Man. This 340-page hardcover book is packed with concept designs, archival imagery, and stories from the game’s designers, developers, and marketers. The Collector’s Edition includes a slipcase, a Pac-Man Fever record, and an arcade token.

Drill Team Razzle-Dazzle

Drill Team Razzle-Dazzle

As part of a promotional event, members of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard strutted their stuff in New York’s Times Square. Among their routines was this impressively choreographed sequence in which a sergeant marches through a line of soldiers spinning and tossing bayonet-tipped rifles.

NYTSTND Quad Tray Charging Station

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This handsome charging station from NYTSTND can juice up to four devices at the same time. Its base is made from Amish-sourced wood, while its surface conceals a five-coil Qi wireless charger. It also includes a USB-C connector, a stand for charging a tablet, and a tray for your wallet, watch, and keys.

Late Cyber Monday EDC Deals 2021

Late Cyber Monday EDC Deals 2021

Black Friday and Cyber Monday might be over, but the deals are still going. Our friends at Everyday Carry have an up-to-date list of great bargains on gifts for gear hounds. Whether you’re looking for tools, knives, bags, wallets, watches, flashlights, or bags, they’ve got you covered.

VamPLIERS Screw Removal Pliers

VamPLIERS Screw Removal Pliers
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If you’ve ever faced off against a rusted, stripped, or damaged screw, you know how much of a pain they can be to remove. These uniquely serrated pliers bite into the outer edge of challenging screws and extract them with a few turns. For even more gripping power, check out the VamPLIERS Brute model.

VAULT V2+ RCT Watch

VAULT V2+ RCT Watch

Swiss watchmaker VAULT expands its collection of artful automatic watches. The V2+ RCT features a 5-part chassis Fatcarbon’s Dark-Matter carbon composite, a layered 3D display with Super-LumiNova numerals, a titanium hour disc, an 18k gold-plated minute hand, and a salmon skin and ostrich leather strap.

Grenade Water Bottle

Grenade Water Bottle
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This grenade-shaped water bottle is most definitely not TSA-approved. It features a collapsible silicone resin body that can expand to hold up to 18 oz. of liquid, along with a leakproof, lockable nozzle cover for sipping. It comes in grey, red, and four camouflage patterns.

Evolve: Drone FPV Freestyle Flight

Evolve: Drone FPV Freestyle Flight

Drone pilot Captain Vanover takes us on a thrilling acrobatic flight through the woods of Oregon with the Portland FPV crew. Be aware, though – the tumbles, rolls, and spins through the trees might make you dizzy. Watch in 4K if you can.

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V8 Little Red Wagon

V8 Little Red Wagon

This custom-built vehicle is a giant-sized replica of Radio Flyer’s iconic little red wagon. It packs a 350 cubic-inch V8 engine, an automatic transmission, working lights, turn signals, gauges, 4-wheel disc brakes, and seats 12. It goes up for auction at Mecum’s Kansas City 2021 auction, which runs from 12.2 to 12.4.2021.

Inside the Mind of LEGO Master Builder

Inside the Mind of LEGO Master Builder

WIRED introduces us to LEGO Master Model Builder PJ Catalano. Since 2013, he’s has been building incredible LEGO structures at LEGOLAND California. In this episode of Obsessed, PJ talks about the basics of LEGO construction, how to make letters with bricks, and how his creations come to life. Also, we need those LEGO pliers.

Tetris Waffle Iron

Tetris Waffle Iron
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Get your brick on every morning with some delicious Tetrimino-shaped waffles. This official Tetris waffle maker cranks out seven interlocking puzzle pieces, encouraging you to play with your food at the breakfast table. Earn bonus points for adding food coloring to the individual waffles.

Animation vs. Arcade Games

Animation vs. Arcade Games

Alan Becker revisits his Animation vs. series yet again. This time, his stick figure characters attempt to play classic arcade games on a MAME cabinet. As they fight over the joystick, things go off the rails and they crawl inside the machine in an attempt to debug the system.

BMW Concept XM

BMW Concept XM

If you can get past the massive grille, the Concept XM looks pretty damned awesome on paper. This plug-in hybrid crossover combines a V8 with electric motors, producing 750 hp and 737 lb-ft. of torque. Its angular, origami design language offers a glimpse into the future of BMW styling. A production version is due by late 2022.

Real Skifi: Winter Wonderland

Real Skifi: Winter Wonderland

Skiers Verneri Hannula, Ilkka Hannula, and Juho Kilkki headed to Finland’s Havumäki Ranch, where they found heaps of fluffy powder and shushed through acres of snow-capped evergreens. Real Skifi’s short film is equal parts ski film and dreamy winter postcard. Filmed by Janne Korpela and Anton Geier. Edited by Juho Kilkki.

Dune Bad Lip Reading

Dune Bad Lip Reading

With terminology like Bene Gesserit, Gom Jabbar, and Kwisatz Haderach, the dialogue in Dune already sounds a bit like gibberish. But that didn’t stop Bad Lip Reading from putting their comedic spin on Denis Villeneuve’s Dune. Be sure to check out the full music video for Heaven Drips.

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Gerber Doubledown Folding Machete

Gerber Doubledown Folding Machete

Gerber’s versatile outdoor cutting tool folds up to less than half its size for easy carrying. It can cut, chop, and split wood, and has a quad locking system to ensure that its blade is firmly in place. It comes in green or black with a stainless blade, or black with a black blade. Measures 6.75″ closed, 15.1″ open.

Twisted Christmas Tree

Twisted Christmas Tree

Looking for a unique idea for a Christmas tree? Woodworker TyeMadeIt shows off a tree he made by cutting 288 wooden stakes to different lengths then stacked them on a pole and twisted them. Since making the one shown in the video, he’s been commissioned to make custom ones for clients. Build video here.

LEGO x ROOM Wood Accessories

LEGO x ROOM Wood Accessories

LEGO teamed up with ROOM Copenhagen to create a collection of wooden home accessories inspired by LEGO bricks. The series includes stackable drawers, picture frames, book racks, and wall hangers. Each piece is made from FSC-certified oak wood. Keep an eye on ROOM’s Amazon page for these to go on sale.

Banjo on Bass

Banjo on Bass

A banjo has a distinctive twang often played at a speedy tempo. Musician Charles Berthoud shows how a simliar playing style can be applied to a slap bass, giving bluegrass musicians a backup instrument in case they break a string on their banjo.

Hunter OTF Knife

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Axis Blades’ tactical knife has a quick-deploying out-the-front design. It’s got a 3.9″ drop point blade with a serrated edge and a glass breaker on the back of its handle for emergencies. Save an additional 20% with code CMSAVE20 through 11.30.21 in The Awesomer Shop. Check your local laws before purchasing.

Marshall Emberton Speaker

Marshall Emberton Speaker
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Marshall’s compact Bluetooth speaker is small, but mighty. Its acoustics are designed to produce crisp and enveloping 360º sound, while its battery offers up to 20 hours per charge. It’s IPX7-rated for water resistance, and at just 2.68″ x 6.30″ x 2.99″, it’s compact enough to toss in your bag for everyday use.

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