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Endgame Power Gauntlet

Endgame Power Gauntlet
$100  Buy Comment

Save the universe with Hasbro Legends Series‘ wearable replica of the power gauntlet that Tony Stark built in Avengers: Endgame. The 19.5″ long gauntlet has articulated fingers that can be locked into a fist for display, and six infinity stones with pulsating lighting effects.

Photoreal Minecraft

Photoreal Minecraft

The block-building game Minecraft is known for its incredibly rudimentary object textures. But game modder hodiltoN decided the game was due for an upgrade, and created a series of realistic textures for the game, which look especially nice when lit with using the SEUS PTGI shaders.

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Full-face Snorkeling Mask

Full-face Snorkeling Mask
$40  Buy Comment

Get the best possible view of sea creatures and scenery with this full-face snorkeling mask. It offers a wide 180-degree field of vision, resists fogging, and allows for easy breathing through both mouth and nose. It also has a GoPro-compatible mount. Save 59% in The Awesomer Shop.

How to Make a Mirror

How to Make a Mirror

While most mirrors today are made in big factories, UK ornamental glass artist David Smith shows us how to do it the old school way. It’s done by taking a clean sheet of glass, pouring silver nitrite on one side, then carefully moving it to evenly coat its surface.

DoBox Mini Wireless Hub

DoBox Mini Wireless Hub
$99+  Pledge Comment

The affordable version of Fruitlock’s wireless hub for iOS devices. It connects to your iPhone or iPad via local network. You can transfer or copy files to its internal storage, a USB device or a microSD card. You can also play videos on an HDMI display, play music on speakers and more.

Tabletop Spectrum Analyzer

Tabletop Spectrum Analyzer

Spectrum analyzers are a nifty way to visualize music. But maker Platinum Kit decided the displays that come with graphic equalizers were too small, so he built a jumbo version with colorful LEDs placed behind acrylic blocks. He reversed the lows and highs, but it’s still super cool.

Drymile Waterproof Sock Shoes

Drymile Waterproof Sock Shoes
$79+  Pledge Comment

Drymile shoes provide a sock-like feel and weight, thanks to their knit upper. But they’re also very practical, thanks to water-repellent and anti-microbial yarns. Their rubber sole also allows for the shoes to be folded and packed when not in use.

Making a Giant Cardboard Gun

Making a Giant Cardboard Gun

YouTuber GaffeGuy built himself a massive revolver out of cardboard. The finished papercraft weapon measures in at about 10 feet in length. He claims it can actually fire, but he saved showing that off for the last couple of seconds of the video.

Pencil Sharpener Desk Caddy

Pencil Sharpener Desk Caddy
$15-$25  Buy Comment

Kids today probably have no idea what a pencil even is, but for those of us who cut our teeth on Number 2 writing instruments will appreciate this fun desk caddy that looks like a giant sharpener. Made from real wood and stainless steel, and available in single or double sizes.

The Mountain (Trailer)

The Mountain (Trailer)

Nope, this isn’t a Gregor Clegane/Game of Thrones spin-off. Instead, The Mountain is an unusual indie film starring Jeff Goldblum as a renowned lobotomist who finds himself on a tour to try and promote the benefits of the waning procedure, and the relationships that develop along the way.

EST 18-in-1 Shovel

EST 18-in-1 Shovel

EST Gear’s shovel weighs just 2.5 lb, but it also works as 17 other tools. That includes an axe, a saw, a wrench, a screwdriver, a knife and a fire starter. It’s made of high quality carbon steel and aluminum alloy, and comes with a lifetime warranty.

Garfield Gameboy’d

Garfield Gameboy’d

If Garfield the lasagna-loving cat starred in a survival horror on the Game Boy Advance, it might look something like this bit of insanity. This pixel art short film by animator Lumpy Touch is some serious nightmare fuel, so you might not want to watch it right before bedtime.

Topsy Turvy

Topsy Turvy
$60-$120  Buy Link Comment

The man we know as Vsauce Michael of the channel formerly known as DONG is shows off a nifty plaything. Designed by Pacific Puzzle Works, this oversize top conceals a smaller top inside that automagically spins when you spin the larger top. Available as a kit or fully-assembled.

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Björk: Tabula Rasa

Björk: Tabula Rasa

Directed by experimental artist Tobias Gremmler, music video for Björk’s latest track transforms the enigmatic Icelandic vocalist into weird and wonderful flora and fauna that look like they were birthed on strange alien planet.

Bull3t Micro Flashlight

Bull3t Micro Flashlight
$20+  Pledge Comment

The third version of Slughaus’ micro flashlight. The Bull3t is five times brighter than its predecessor, providing 100 lumens of power in a teensy package. It’s also now available in a polished titanium case. It’s still waterproof, fireproof and crush-resistant.

Anime-Style Gundam Model Painting

Anime-Style Gundam Model Painting

Seo Gyeong-deok channels his lifelong love for anime by painting Gundam models and other figures in a vibrant two-dimensional cartoon style. Thestory met with Seo to learn more about his craft. He also accepts commissions. You can see more of his work on his Instagram page. Turn captions on.

Final Fantasy VII Remake (Teaser 2)

Final Fantasy VII Remake (Teaser 2)

After four long years, it’s finally here. Another teaser, that is. Seriously though, the Final Fantasy VII Remake is looking very good. This new clip gives us a peek at the revamped battle system, as well as the gorgeous designs for Cloud, Aerith and Barret.

The Farewell (Trailer)

The Farewell (Trailer)

In this comedy drama film, a beloved grandmother is terminally ill, but the family’s other elders don’t want her to know. They use a relative’s wedding as an excuse to reunite and be with her one last time. But one of the granddaughters rebels at the ruse. Stars rapper Awkwafina. Premieres 7/12/19.

Cardboard Iron Man Helmet

Cardboard Iron Man Helmet

Like many other makers, SKM loves to build things from cardboard. This time, he used what appears to be an off-the-shelf template to create a model of Iron Man’s iconic helmet, though this one is guaranteed to offer absolutely no level of protection to its wearer.

Carbon Fiber Key Bottle Opener

Carbon Fiber Key Bottle Opener
$17  Buy Comment

Pop your bottles quickly and easily with this keychain tool made from about 20 layers of real carbon fiber. That means it’s extremely durable, while supremely lightweight at just 5 grams.

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If Zootopia Was an Anime

If Zootopia Was an Anime

(PG-13) Mike Inel pokes fun at both Disney and anime style, re-animating the classic scene from Zootopia with the animal naturalist club with slightly more humanoid forms. Side-by-side comparison here.

Fantom 10 Slimline Wallet

Fantom 10 Slimline Wallet
$49  Buy Comment

Ansix Designs’ slim and sturdy wallet holds up to 10 cards easily, sandwiching them under stylish and durable carbon fiber. Cards fan out for one-handed access, but won’t fall out while you select one to pay with. Save 37% in The Awesomer Shop.

Darth Vader Speaker Bust

Darth Vader Speaker Bust

Camino Audio’s upcoming Star Wars Bluetooth speaker is a life-size bust of Darth Vader, complete with his chest computer and a clenched fist. Inside are two 2″ tweeters, two 2.75″ full-range drivers, and one 4″ woofer. It also has four 2.1A USB charging ports at the back.

Realistic CGI Fashion Models

Realistic CGI Fashion Models

Next top model? How about an army of free and tireless ones? A Japanese company called DataGrid claims it has created a way to automatically generate whole body models of people who don’t exist. These virtual models can be given a variety of poses and clothing.

Touchtype iPad Pro Case

Touchtype iPad Pro Case
$59+  Pledge Comment

The Touchtype is a case for 2018 iPad Pros that also lets you take the Apple Magic Keyboard with you. The case lets you hide or detach the Magic Keyboard, orient the iPad in portrait mode, and it has room for the new Apple Pencil.

Cardistry on Fire

Cardistry on Fire

Photographer Darren Dyk teamed up with card wizard Sean O to create a cardistry video like none we’ve ever seen before. Everything you see here was captured using real fire, and Sean’s hands were coated with dish soap and butane while performing. Don’t try this at home.

Deskape Desk Organizers

Deskape Desk Organizers

Constella’s Deskape is a collection of minimally-styled aluminum desk organizers. There’s a cable organizer, a pen organizer, a card stand, and a paperweight tray. They come in gray, silver, black or gold. Kickstarter buyers can buy individual pieces or the full set.

DKNG Black Wheel Playing Cards

DKNG Black Wheel Playing Cards
$13  Buy Comment

DKNG Studios‘ elegant, yet modern playing cards feature custom-illustrated face cards, gold accented two-tone suit colors, bicycle backs, a sweet embossed black box, and lots of subtle skull images worked in here and there.

Colored Pencil Ukulele

Colored Pencil Ukulele

After watching Nick Zammeti make a gigantic pencil out of colored pencils, we figured he was out of pencils. But Nick is back to wow us with another build – a working ukulele made from the same stuff. We were wondering how he was gonna hollow out the body. Now we get it.

The Witcher Geralt Ronin Statue

The Witcher Geralt Ronin Statue
~$250  Buy Link Comment

Beloved game developer CD Projekt Red just launched a merchandise store. Its flagship offering is this limited edition 12″ tall Geralt Ronin Figure. The statue depicts the hero of the Witcher series as a samurai. It’s made from polystone, comes with two heads, and is hand-painted.

The World’s Fastest Elevators

The World’s Fastest Elevators

The Shanghai Tower is “only” the world’s second tallest building. But it has other bragging rights. It has the world’s fastest elevators – three of them, in fact – capable of going 40mph, enough to go from the first to the 121st floor in just 55 seconds.

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