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Win a 2021 Chevy Corvette C8 Z51 Convertible

This Red Mist Metallic 2021 Stingray Convertible Z51 is a beauty. The winner will also get two memberships to the Jack Daniels Club at Watkins Glen and a two-day course from the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School. Donations benefit the International Motor Racing Research Center. Readers get 25% bonus entries.

Making Donkey Kong’s Treehouse

Making Donkey Kong’s Treehouse

Ever since the SNES game Donkey Kong Country, Nintendo’s big ape has lived in a wooden house up in the trees. Inspired by a fan request, builder Studson Studio made a model of the treehouse, incorporating twigs, dirt, and rocks he found outside to add to the authenticity. The tiny bananas are a nice touch.

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Transformer Dining Table 3.0

Transformer Dining Table 3.0

This unique dining table can expand up to six times its width thanks to its pull-out rail system and modular leaves. It adjusts from 18″ to 118″ wide, accommodating 4 to 12 guests. When not in use, it doubles as a desk, and its leaves store in a matching coffee table. Need extra seating? Check out the Transformer Bench.

Making a Sword Inside a Pencil

Making a Sword Inside a Pencil

John Wick and Heath Ledger’s Joker have both proven that a pencil can be a highly effective weapon all on its own. But it’s makeITcool’s job to make things cooler, so they got to work turning a saw blade into a tiny sword that stows inside of the body of a No. 2 pencil.

K-Swiss Court Pro Startup x Chase Jarvis Creator

K-Swiss Court Pro Startup x Chase Jarvis Creator
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K-Swiss teamed up with artist Chase Jarvis to create this sweet black-on-black sneaker that incorporates a lenticular leather camouflage design. It has a Nubuck leather heel, a side zipper for speed, and a colorful blue tongue embroidered with creativity-inspiring thoughts. Available in men’s and women’s sizes.

Don’t Stop Me Now Movie Montage

Don’t Stop Me Now Movie Montage

Queen’s Don’t Stop Me Now is one of the most uplifting and energetic songs ever. Over the years, the track has found its way into various movie scenes, from superhero training montages to zombie takedowns. Editor Jovi Prava assembled a montage of scenes that included the track, with a few video game clips tossed in for fun.

TILI Fixed-Blade Knife

TILI Fixed-Blade Knife

The TILI knife relishes in its simplicity. It has no hinges, pivots, screws, or other parts that can break. This purist’s full-tang knife is from high-carbon blade steel and small enough to carry every day. It has a versatile sheepsfoot blade, and its handle comes in skeletonized metal, resin-hardened hemp, and oak wood variants.

Surviving a Shot to the Face

Surviving a Shot to the Face

Committing crimes can get you into a world of trouble. Take, for example, this man, a career criminal who got into an altercation that resulted in multiple gunshot wounds, including one straight to the face. LADbible sat down with him to hear the story of his exceedingly rough life and his road to recovery. (Thanks, Rob!)

The Secret of Kermit the Frog

The Secret of Kermit the Frog

Not only was Kermit the Frog one of the first Muppets, but he’s also their de facto leader. We know a lot about how the character came to be, but there’s one feature of Kermie that has eluded fans in terms of its origin. Puppeteer Adam Kreutinger dives deep in a quest to find the origin of the frog’s familiar eyes.

Lifepro PowerFlow Plus Adjustable Dumbbell Set

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Upgrade your daily workout routine with this space-saving dumbbell set. With the pull of a lever, each dumbbell can be adjusted in 5 lb. increments up to 25 lb. The set includes two adjustable dumbbells. Save $30 with code LIFEPRO30 at checkout in The Awesomer Shop.

Wonder Lamp

Wonder Lamp
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This playful tabletop lamp combines classical sculpture with modern art. Designer Uto Balmoral’s Wonder Lamp features a cast resin head of a Roman warrior who’s here to chew bubble gum and kick ass. And he’s not out of bubble gum, thanks to the custom-made pink LED lightbulb sticking out of his mouth.

Magnetic Flywheel Generator

Magnetic Flywheel Generator

Aerospace engineer Tom Stanton has a thing for flywheels. Here, he first shows us how to build a flywheel that spins smoothly thanks to magnetic levitation, then how that spinning action can be used to generate a small amount of electricity and capture it via copper induction coils.

Gold Porcelain Robot

Gold Porcelain Robot
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Seletti’s Gold My Robot adds a bit of wonder to any room. Designers Selab + Alessandro Zambelli created this playful decorative accessory inspired by robot toys from the 1950s and 1960s. But instead of being made out of metal, this robot is made from porcelain with a gleaming golden finish. Measures 11.8″ tall.

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Knots You Need to Know

Knots You Need to Know

Never got your Pioneering merit badge as a Boy Scout? No worries. InnerBark Outdoors shows us seven knots that are easy to learn but are very useful. Most of these knots can come in handy camping, boating, and even at home.

Art Boozel

Art Boozel
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Created for lovers of contemporary art and cocktails, Art Boozel is sure to please with more than 50 mixed drinks, each inspired by a famous artist. Drinks include the Frida Kahlo with tequila and watermelon, the Salvador Dalí with Spanish sherry and sesame, and the Yayoi Kusama, a sweet-tart mix of gin, pumpkin, lime, and ginger.

Shooting an Apple Off Your Own Head

Shooting an Apple Off Your Own Head

Shooting an apple off of someone else’s head with an arrow is a classic archery trick. But this crazy sequence is the first time we’ve ever seen someone shoot an apple off her own head. The clip comes from a 2015 episode of America’s Got Talent, and the woman behind the crossbow is Silvia Silvia.

Avarya

Avarya

A man has been trapped aboard his own spaceship for years, as his robot guardian insists that not a single planet they’ve visited is habitable. But what’s the real reason he’s not allowed to disembark? Gökalp Gönen’s short film is a thought-provoking and creative work of science fiction with a fantastic style and mood.

Jumbo Planet Puzzles

Jumbo Planet Puzzles
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Celebrate your love for our planet and our neighbors in space with these oversize puzzles from Chronicle Books. Measuring 2.5 feet in diameter, the kid-friendly 100-piece puzzles feature beautiful satellite images captured by NASA of the Earth, Mercury, Mars, and our moon.

Giza Pyramid Drone Photography

Giza Pyramid Drone Photography

Photographer Alexander Ladanivskyy worked with Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism to secure permission to fly a drone above the Great Pyramid of Giza, capturing incredible top-down views of this architectural wonder. Be sure to flip through the Instagram gallery for the zoomed-in shots of the bricks at the very top.

Field Notes Trailhead Edition

Field Notes Trailhead Edition
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Wherever your travels might take you, these Field Notes journals are great for documenting your journey. The special Summer 2021 quarterly edition is done up in a forest green linen accented with orange foil and orange staples. Each book features one of America’s “Big Three” hiking trails on its back. Sold in a 3-pack.

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Epic Zipline Rescue

Epic Zipline Rescue

Ever wondered what happens if you get stuck in the middle of zipline? This crazy video shows how to pull off a zipline rescue in style, as a girl loses momentum and one of the pros comes out to pull her back with a crazy trick maneuver.

Side Click Pen

Side Click Pen
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Tactile Turn’s sleek and substantial pen features a side click mechanism, providing satisfying feedback when deploying or retracting its pen tip. It’s available in titanium, copper, bronze, or zirconium, in 4.6″, 5.3″, and 5.8″ lengths. An optional titanium Damascus clip doubles the pen’s price but looks amazing.

LEGO Bicycle

LEGO Bicycle

LEGO builder SleepyCow came up with this awesome design for a miniature bicycle, complete with working steering, spinning pedals, a drive chain, a kickstand, and pneumatic front and rear disc brakes. The design uses 999 authentic LEGO bricks and is currently up for consideration on LEGO Ideas for a production run.

This Isn’t a 7-Eleven

This Isn’t a 7-Eleven

You might think you were looking at an ordinary 7-Eleven store, but it’s actually a miniature. artist and director Justin Poulsen created this model of the store that’s accurate down to every detail, including the motorized doors. And there’s a surprise waiting inside – a pair of custom-made 7-Eleven Nike Dunks.

Atowak Ettore Drift Watch

Atowak Ettore Drift Watch

This supercar-inspired timepiece has a wandering hour display like the ones found on much more expensive watches. It has four rotating 3-digit arms that spin into place to display the current hour. It’s built on a modified MIYOTA 9015 movement and has a jumbo 46.5mm wide stainless steel case and Super Luminova markings.

Making Edible Skateboards

Making Edible Skateboards

Every time pastry artist Amaury Guichon creates a dessert, we can’t decide whether to stare at our screen or drool on the keyboard. For this bake, he created a set of tiny edible skateboards, each with a faux wood cookie deck layered with gooey caramel, riding on chocolate wheels, and sparkly “deck tape” decoration on top.

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