Musician Jamie Dupuis turns in a great cover version of the Rolling Stones’ Paint It Black, performing the 1966 rock classic on his carbon fiber Emerald harp guitar, which produces a wonderfully layered sound that combines both lead guitar and bass sustain sounds in one.
Evan Snider walks us through the process of crafting a completely handmade chainmaille shirt, painstakingly assembled from thousands of copper rings, individually opened, then linked over the course of 66 hours. The finished shirt weighs in at about 25 pounds.
We’d be happy to carry our lunch to the office in this smart lunchbox, which keeps foods neatly arranged into serving compartments. Plus, its stainless steel construction resists odors and is non-toxic. Includes a soft carry bag, two lidded containers, and a set of fun magnets for kids.
In a just barely Halloween-themed episode, musical expert 12tone walks us through the complexities of distortion, and what it is about such sounds that make them more creepy and off-putting than others – sort of like the way he draws from right to left across the page.
There are lots of different schools of thought on how playing video games can both positively and negatively affect our brains and bodies. WIRED spent some time trying to separate myth and opinion from hard science and data in this fascinating report on the subject.
Keep matches, food, electronics, and other small gear dry wherever your adventures take you with this sturdy plastic box. It has a triple latch and O-ring seal to keep water out, a compass in its lid, and holes for a padlock or paracord. Measures 9.75″ x 7.75″ x 4.75″.
To celebrate the Halloween season, maker and tinkerer William Osman and his pals decided to see if they could transform a pumpkin into a working hovercraft. They used a vacuum cleaner as its primary source of flotation, and a couple of small drone motors to steer it.
Teenage Engineering’s OP-Z combines a synth and sequencer in a minimal device. It can record 8 audio tracks and 8 control tracks at once, and has a 2-octave keyboard, speaker, microphone, headphone jack, and USB-C/MIDI ports built in. It also works wirelessly with iOS.
Are you over your job? Remind yourself of your general state of corporate ennui with these all-black pencils, each embossed with a phrase that echoes your true feelings about having to work when you could be outside having fun. Sold in a set of five nihilistic designs.
Triumph’s 2019 Scrambler XC and XE models have a 1200cc Bonneville engine that produces up to 88hp and 81lbft of torque, and has been tweaked to make that scrambler tune. The XE has longer travel suspension, optimized ABS and Traction control and six riding modes.
Celebrate Halloween with this funky and upbeat mashup from Pomplamoose and guest vocalist Tessa Violet, seamlessly melding bits of Thriller, Ghostbusters, and Monster Mash, along with the slightly less holiday-appropriate theme from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and Poker Face.
This compact computer has an 8″ 1920×1200 touchscreen. It’s powered by a 1.1Ghz Intel Silver CPU and has 8GB RAM and 128GB or 256GB of SSD storage. It has USB type-A, USB-C, HDMI and 3.5mm ports, and runs on Windows 10 or Ubuntu. An optional stylus is available.
(PG-13: Language) Actor Christian Bale is known for his almost insane level of dedication to his roles, especially his ability to lose and gain insane amounts of weight for some roles. In this sketch from Dogfood, Bale insists on messing with his diet, regardless of the part.
We recently saw how a table saw could be pushed outside of its comfort zone by using one to create wood spindles. Now, woodworker French River Springs shows us how he was able to make a turned wood bowl using a table saw, a drill, and a custom jig. The fun starts at 8:21.
(PG-13: Language) “I think this is why the terrorists hate us.” Radio, TV, and podcast legend Adam Carolla rants about stupid radio PSAs, contractor red flags, fancy comfort food, being envious of LeBron James’ barbershop show on HBO and more while eating hot wings.
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