You’ve probably heard of the trivia that on average, people accidentally swallow eight spiders per year. LEMMiNO even points out that it’s in hundreds of articles and books. Watch him go to great lengths to find its origin, and the shocking potential truth about it.
Alienware’s new desktop replacement gaming laptop. The beastly Area-51m can be maxed out with desktop-class Core i9 CPU and NVIDIA RTX 2080 Max-Q GPU… for now. That’s because you can swap out its CPU and GPU, as well as its RAM and battery. Drops 1/29/19 for $2549+.
Toy robot maker Sphero’s latest gadget isn’t a robot at all. Specdrums are wireless, finger-worn sensors that let you create rhythms and music by tapping on any surface. They play different sounds depending on the color of the surface or object. Sold in 1 ring or 2 ring sets.
(PG-13: Language) From the minds of Amy Poehler, Natasha Lyonne, and Leslye Headland comes a Netflix series about a woman who keeps experiencing the same night over and over again, resulting in her death every time. So she sets about trying to last longer and longer.
YouTuber Lignum walks us through the steps it took to build this impressive bent wood lounge chair that looks like it came straight out of an expensive designer furniture collection. Despite its delicate looks, it has no problem holding the weight of a 220 lb adult.
A brief demonstration of a rare piece of office equipment c. 1953. The Keaton Music Typewriter made it relatively easy to create sheet music much in the same way you’d type a letter. If you made a mistake, however, you’d have to wait until 1956 for correction fluid to be invented.
Razer’s svelte new 27″ gaming monitor has a wide stand, but it’s not just for show – though it does have an RGB LED strip. The stand has CNC-milled slots at the back for cable management, and the display itself tilts up to 90º for easy access to the ports underneath.
Car hacker Master Milo decided to take an old Ford Ka and give it new life as a thrill ride. By slicing it up, adding a roll cage, and setting it into a set of round tracks, he transformed the subcompact car into a dizzying ride for two. Check out Milo’s original video here.
Among the many countless TVs, smartphones, and accessories at CES 2019, Japan’s mui turned up with something different. Their smarthome interface appears to be a simple piece of wood, but it conceals LEDs and a touch panel to display useful information and control devices.
Everybody’s rockin! Get up! Everybody’s gonna move their feet! Remix artist DJ Cummerbund brings us another unlikely pairing: KISS and The B-52s, two groups at their peak of popularity around the same time, but each with something very different to bring to the table.
Smartphone cameras are pretty great these days, but their built in lenses are often their greatest limitation. The RevolCam gives you wide-angle, macro, and fisheye lenses in one, along with a detachable light and a selfie mirror. Save 50% in The Awesomer Shop.
The idea of a car that can walk might seem ludicrous at first, but Hyundai’s unique concept shows how its omnidirectional wheeled legs could be used to help it maneuver in extreme terrain, such as rubble and rocks, potentially improving rescue efforts in a disaster.
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