Hyperkin RetroN Jr.

Hyperkin RetroN Jr.

Retro game system maker Hyperkin took what was once an April Fools Day gag and turned it into an actual product. This little cube can play classic Nintendo Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance cartridges on your television. It has HDMI (720p) and composite video outputs, and comes with an SNES-style controller.

Skull of Skulls Sculpture

Skull of Skulls Sculpture

Looking for something creepy to put up on your bookshelf? This 5″ tall cast plaster skull that’s made up of dozens of smaller skulls and bones is sure to fit the bill. Each one is handmade from extra hard casting powder and reinforced with Herculite. It’s also available unpainted, and there’s a cheaper resin version on Amazon.

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Onewheel Coolerwheel

Onewheel Coolerwheel

Electric skateboard maker Onewheel hacked a Yeti cooler on top of of one of their self-balancing boards, letting its rider carry around chilled drinks without dragging around a separate cooler. They built this one-off prototype on a whim, but we kind of dig the idea.

SOG Flash II EDC Knife

SOG Flash II EDC Knife

SOG’s everyday folding knife has a quick-opening spring-assist technology, along with a safety lock for your pocket. It comes with a textured glass-reinforced nylon ergonomic handle, and is available with a serrated or straight 3.5″ drop-point or tanto style blade.

Samsung Bot Chef

Samsung Bot Chef

Among the rows of giant televisions and folding computers at CES 2020, Samsung turned up with something we’ve been dreaming of since we were kids – a robotic assistant for your kitchen. The lightweight robot arms attach to the bottom of cabinets, and can download recipes to help with meal prep and assembly.

Tiny Skate Loop

Tiny Skate Loop

This wouldn’t be the first time we’ve seen a skateboarder do a 360º loop de loop, but we’ve never seen it done on a loop nearly this tight. Boarder Simon Isaksson pulled off the daunting task after a seemingly endless stream of failed attempts.

Heavy Cover Titanium Spork

Heavy Cover Titanium Spork

Rather than combining the fork and spoon into a single, less than ideal utensil, Heavy Cover’s lightweight titanium tool gives you both a spoon and a fork. It also packs a bottle opener, and a 5 small box wrenched in its middle.

Portal 2 as a Rhythm Game

Portal 2 as a Rhythm Game

Portal 2 is one of the most entertaining puzzle games of all time. While we can only hope that someday Valve will return to the franchise, gamer Doodle Chaos reminds us just how fun it was with this run through a custom edited level, perfectly timed to match the accompanying music. The bit with the personality cores is so great.

GoFish Underwater Fishing Camera

This wireless camera sits on your fishing line and not only gives you insights about what’s down there, but can capture some cool video footage of undersea life too. It shoots up to 1080p/60 resolution, has a nightvision green light, and works at depths up to 500 ft. Save 10% in The Awesomer Shop with code GoFish10.

Dremel Versa Tip Soldering Torch

Dremel Versa Tip Soldering Torch

Hobby tool maker Dremel’s soldering iron is powered by butane, so it can work without electricity. It also features interchangeable tips so it can be used for cutting, shrinking, wood burning, cleaning, and other tasks that require heat all in one portable tool.

Rare Substance Probabilities

Rare Substance Probabilities

Ever wonder what the chances were of stumbling upon naturally-occurring gold or platinum? Reigarw Comparisons returns with another infographic video to explore the probabilities of finding a randomly occurring atom of substances on Earth, from the wildly prolific oxygen, to the incredibly rare Element 118.

PartyGrill Indoor Grill

PartyGrill Indoor Grill

The PartyGrill is a compact tabletop grill that’s designed for communal cooking. In addition to its grill surface, it has eight individual melting pans for cheese or sauces, and comes with eight heat resistant spatulas. Available for a limited time from Touch of Modern.

Pie Geometry

Pie Geometry

When we call Seattle Lauren Ko a “pastry artist,” we really mean it. Not only does she make delicious pies and tarts, she creates them with fastidiously-arranged geometric patterns that look so good that we wouldn’t want to dare slice them up.

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Making a Wood Brick Floor

Making a Wood Brick Floor

There was a time when floors made out of wooden bricks were commonplace. In this serene DIY clip from Mr. Chickadee, he takes us through the process of building such a floor for a blacksmith shop by pouring and smoothing dirt, cutting wood logs into bricks, hammering them each into place, then finishing them with fire.

Ramen Notes

Ramen Notes

Back in the day, we lived off of instant noodles. After all, they’re dirt cheap, fill you up, and they actually taste pretty good. Now that we’re “adults,” we prefer fresh-made ramen, but we still dig Fred’s silly sticky note pad which looks like a brick of the dorm room mealtime favorite.

Multiverse

Multiverse

Director Hiroshi Kondo’s short film has a simple premise – watching the flow of traffic on the streets of Taiwan, where an endless stream of mopeds carry riders every day. But through the use of editing, time-lapse, and other techniques, he created a true visual masterpiece.

STKR Mobile Task Light

STKR Mobile Task Light

Featuring a similar design to their excellent TRiLIGHT ceiling light, STKR Concepts’ Mobile Task Light is a super-bright, 1200-lumen rechargeable LED light which offers a 180º pivoting head, as well as flood and focus lens modes. It’s rechargeable, has multiple hanging locations, and a standard tripod mount.

Every Tarantino Movie Honest Trailer

Every Tarantino Movie Honest Trailer

From jaw-dropping violence, to quoteworthy dialogue, to endless homages and pop culture references, Quentin Tarantino’s films are both a blast and uncomfortable to watch. Screen Junkies tosses barbs at QT’s cinematic universe and numerous obsessions, while still appreciating the greatness of his work.

Vizio Elevate Sound Bar

Vizio Elevate Sound Bar

Vizio’s top-of-the-line 5.1.4 audio system for 2020 packs 18 drivers. The P514a features rotating speakers which automatically angle upwards when watching Dolby Atmos and DTS:X content. It’s also got built-in Chromecast and DTS Virtual:X support. It comes with two surround speakers and a wireless 8-inch subwoofer.

The 8-Wheeled Fiat

The 8-Wheeled Fiat

The guys are Russian auto-hacking channel Garage 54 have made some pretty insane stuff. After putting together their own version of the Tesla Cybertruck, they managed to convert a janky old Fiat Uno 70-S into a crazy mutant with six wheels spinning in back. Ironically, it’s still just front-wheel drive.

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OtterBox Venture Coolers

OtterBox Venture Coolers

From the guys known for making insanely durable cases, OtterBox coolers are drop-tested, can hold ice for 2 weeks, and are certified bear-resistant, though we’re not sure how they test that. Available in 25, 45, and 65 quart capacities, and offer a variety of add-ons.

Making Easy Songs Hard

Making Easy Songs Hard

Thanks to their simple melodies, songs like Twinkle Twinkle Little Star and Heart and Soul are some of the first tunes that musicians learn. But Samurai Guitarist decided to take these basic songs and make them far more difficult, embellishing them with complicated chord progressions, and messing with their time signatures.

The Blank Page

The Blank Page

The consistently amazing animator Jake Fried is back with another incredible work, meticulously hand-illustrated using ink and Wite-Out on paper. The images in “The Blank Page” take us on a wild journey through the artist’s mind, and the wonder of creative possibilities.

Tom and Jerry Mini Sculptures

Tom and Jerry Mini Sculptures

Custom toy maker Taku Inoue has a thing for classic cartoons. Among his works are a series of sculptures inspired by moments of hilarity from Tom and Jerry’s slapstick antics. Some of our favorites are Tom stuffed into a water glass, and the always classic Jerry turning into a wedge of cheese after gulping down the whole thing.

The Mandalorian Vintage Comics

The Mandalorian Vintage Comics

Illustrator dvglzv loves to create imaginary comic book covers based on pop culture. He recently put together an brilliant series of vintage-style Marvel covers for each of The Mandalorian’s eight initial episodes. We’d love to see full comic books done this in this style.

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