Mech Test Tony Stark

Mech Test Tony Stark

We’re fans of the fully-suited Iron Man collectibles, but we like how this Mech Test Tony Stark figure bares it all; Robert Downey, Jr. floats 12″ tall alongside a platform and robotic arm.

Video: Bumblebee Boy

Video: Bumblebee Boy

From the same guy who brought us Iron Man vs. Bruce Lee, Bumblebee Boy turns our favorite Autobot into a breakdancin’ fool; PS: the soundtrack is “Vanished” by Crystal Castles.

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The Destroyer Statue

The Destroyer Statue

We first mistook this for an Iron Man statue, but it’s actually a villain from Marvel’s Thor universe called The Destroyer; true to form, it’s studded head to toe with rivets and spikes.

PumpkinGutter.com

PumpkinGutter.com

Stuck with a carving knife and a blank pumpkin? PumpkinGutter.com has plenty of ideas. This year’s picks include Boba Fett, Iron Man, and the Imperial Stormpumpkin. Thanks, M!

Maquette (Gameplay)

Maquette (Gameplay)

Developer Graceful Decay is working on this first-person 3D puzzle game that drops players into a beautiful and perplexing world where every environment and item is simultaneously enormous and tiny. Puzzles are solved by manipulating objects at different scales. Coming to Windows 10, PS4, and PS5.

LEGO Art Series

LEGO Art Series

LEGO takes a page from the builder community by releasing a series of pixelated portraits you can assemble yourself. The initial series will include images from Andy Warhol, Star Wars, Marvel, and The Beatles. Each set offers multiple build options for different faces. Available 9.1.20.

The Universal Golf Club

The Universal Golf Club

The main difference between all of those irons you carry around in your golf bag is the loft angle of its metal wedge. Stuff Made Here managed to engineer a single, mechanical golf club that could replace of a whole bag of irons. The club can also automatically adjust based on desired distance in the middle of the swing.

Memorium

Memorium

Filmmaker Fabrice Mathieu is best known for his creative reimaginings of classic movies. But his latest short film is a standalone work about a mysterious afterworld a man encounters after his death. We love the collaged style of the visuals, and the surrealist environments inspired by the art of Marc Giai-Miniet.

WOLAKOTA

WOLAKOTA

Filmmakers Tim Sessler and Wanbli Omani created this powerful short film that starkly contrasts the purity of Native American life with the environmental burdens of urbanization. The title pays respect to the Lakota people’s sacred way of life that incorporates peace, harmony, and respect between humans and all life.

Paper Places

Paper Places

Artist Ayumi Shibata creates incredible 3-dimensional works of art by painstakingly cutting and layering sheets of paper into cityscapes, forests, and other locales. Her works are inspired by the impact that humans have on their environments, and range in size from tiny to room-filling.

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.

The Turning Point

The Turning Point

Consistently awesome animator and illustrator Steve Cutts offers up a topsy-turvy take on the destruction of our environment and climate change, envisioning a world in which animals are destroying the place, and humans have to deal with the fallout of their actions. The Track is The Turning Point by Wantaways.

Arnold’s Iconic Characters

Arnold’s Iconic Characters

From The Terminator to Conan The Barbarian to Kindergarten Cop, Arnold Schwarzenegger has had quite the acting career. In this in-depth interview with GQ, Arnie talks us through some his many memorable roles, including portraying himself in Pumping Iron.

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LEGO Go-Kart

LEGO Go-Kart

We’ve seen several life-size vehicles built from LEGO bricks, but most of them look as costly and complicated as the real cars they’re based on. The guys at LEGO remote-control maker BuWizz built something more down to earth – a working LEGO go-kart that can hold a human rider. It’s not fast, but it’s still nifty. (Thanks Rob!)

Matereality

Matereality

Filmmaker Roman De Giuli used crisp macro photography of iron powder, magnets, pigments, and glitter to capture this visually spectacular short film, which despite its otherworldly looks was created without any CGI. Music by Son-J.

Demolition Drone Flight

Demolition Drone Flight

FPV drone fanatics Rotor Riot managed to score an amazing opportunity to fly – and then dive one of their drones right into the site of an old power plant as it was being imploded, thanks to the guys at Total Wrecking & Environmental. The resulting footage, while brief, is truly epic.

ZigZag Cowboy Knife

ZigZag Cowboy Knife

It may have been made by IronMan Forge, but the ZigZag Cowboy is definitely worthy of the god of thunder. This hunting knife features a unique lightning bolt construction, made doubly attractive by its damascus patterns. It’s on sale at Touch of Modern until 6/13/19 only.

If You Could Clone Yourself

If You Could Clone Yourself

In theory, a clone should be an exact copy. But the reality is even if we chose to create engineered copies of humans, every little variable in their environment would make them a very different person from their genetic doppelgänger. Life Noggin explains.

Hot Toys Hulkbuster Deluxe Figure

Hot Toys Hulkbuster Deluxe Figure

The extravagant 21″ tall Deluxe version of Hot Toys’ sixth-scale Hulkbuster action figure comes with new interchangeable pieces – a jackhammer left arm, a locking forearm and a battle damaged chest plate. It also comes with a Hulkbuster pod.

ReActor 360º House

ReActor 360º House

“Performance architect” Alex Schweder and artist Ward Shelley’s unique tiny home is only meant for residents with an iron stomach. The entire home not only spins in the wind, but it see-saws as its occupants move back and forth. We’re assuming the furniture is all nailed down.

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Is Height All in Our Genes?

Is Height All in Our Genes?

The short answer? No. It’s Okay to Be Smart discusses the results of several studies and trends across history about humans’ height. For now, it appears that genes largely determine height, but one’s food and environment have a significant effect as well.

Arcadia Power Clean Energy

Arcadia Power Clean Energy

Say goodbye to bad energy, and switch your home to green electricity with Arcadia Power. The company helps you find cost-effective clean energy sources like wind and solar, along with tools to help you monitor and manage your energy consumption and environmental impact.

Plastic Pollution

Plastic Pollution

Kurzgesagt looks at one of the many ways in which mankind is leaving its mark on our planet. Despite its usefulness, this man-made invention is one of the most destructive forces when it comes to the environment. But in some cases, it’s still better than other materials.

First Reformed (Trailer)

First Reformed (Trailer)

An ex-military chaplain with a tortured past is challenged further when he meets a radical environmentalist couple with a horrible secret. Ethan Hawke and Amanda Seyfried star in this drama by writer and director Paul Schrader (Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, The Canyons).

The Eagle Wannabe

The Eagle Wannabe

Le Corbeau voulant imiter l’Aigle, or The Raven Who Wished to Imitate the Eagle, is an amusing animated tale of envy set in the world of ornithology from YouTube member Fou Dubulbe. Because jealousy and irony aren’t just limited to the human world.

VIA

VIA

Artist Izzy Burton’s short film follows one man’s journey through life using a series of beautiful environments and charming character animations. Rather than focus on details, it boils down its storytelling to some of the universal experiences we all share. Making of here.

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