By strapping a turbine powered delta wing R/C plane to a catapult, these guys were able to fly a model aircraft at speeds up to 451 mph, making it nearly as fast as a full-size jet plane. We’re impressed that the pilot was able to control and land it.
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross recorded a fantastic tribute to John Carpenter’s theme from Halloween, adding their own haunting style, while preserving the synth sound that made it a classic. From the upcoming John Carpenter’s ‘Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998.
David Windestal has been entertaining us for a while with his rocket knife-powered destructive antics for a while. This time he and his pals pulled out all the stops, with a nighttime run with LEDs, sparklers, spray paints, and an enormous fireball… all to create modern art.
PMJ’s Scott Bradlee and Chloe Feoranzo perform a wonderful cover version of Foo Fighters 1997 classic My Hero. For every 1,000 plays through 10/14/17, they’ll donate $10 to the UMC Foundation, who provided Level 1 trauma care during the recent tragedy in Las Vegas.
AtmosFX makes computer animated videos you can project onto fabric over windows and doorways, display on monitors, or even project on lawns. They have clips for different occasions, including of course Halloween. You can buy them on DVDs or as digital downloads.
Aston Martin’s luxurious and powerful DB11 sports coupe gets a new convertible variant, a grand tourer that’s sure to muss up your hair as its 503 hp V8 engine kicks in. It can drop its top in 14 seconds, at speeds up to 31 mph, and is substantially lighter than the car it replaces.
The Mako Slingshot is a compact motorized wakeboard. It has a carbon fiber deck, a 100cc 2-stroke engine, and an alloy impeller. It comes with a wired throttle that lets you go at a leisurely pace or zip at up to 34mph. A full tank gets you about 40 minutes of running time.
Five teenage mutants – Magik, Wolfsbane, Cannonball, Sunspot and Mirage – try to escape from a secret facility. Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams and Stranger Things’ Charlie Heaton star in this horror take on Marvel’s New Mutants. Premieres 4/13/18. More on IGN.
Give your meal the extra kick of flavor it deserves with these delicious honeys and sauces from Brooklyn’s Bushwick Kitchen. The Threes Knees trio gets spicy honey, spicy maple, and gochujang sriracha, while the Bees Knees trio has spicy, salted, and meyer lemon honeys.
The world’s first hands-free interstate cruising system is here, and we were one of the first to test it out on a trip from Cleveland to Memphis via Chicago. We were left thoroughly impressed by this “Super Cruise” setup, and what it means for the future of highway travel as we know it.
The original Sonic the Hedgehog has one of the most catchy and memorable soundtracks in the history of gaming, thanks to composer Masato Nakamura. Now listen as 130Grit Sound Studio performs a trio of familiar tunes from the game, done wonderfully in Dick Dale/surf rock style.
A beautiful screen-printed perpetual wall calendar. It uses three rotating disks that indicate the day, month and date. It comes in black, white, red and purple; 25% of the proceeds from the latter go to Pro-Literacy Detroit. Also available from Schoolhouse.
Barnaby Dixon gave his amazing bug puppet a somewhat creepy, yet awesome upgrade – a tiny screen that lets him display his own face on the bug’s head. He wears a GoPro camera while operating the puppet to bring even more life to his already dynamic puppet creation.