“It’s an artisan driving experience.” Simone Giertz now lives in San Francisco, so she went full hipster and bought a Comuta-Car. An electric car from the early ’80s, it’s barely 8 ft long, has a 6 hp motor, a duckbill battery compartment and an ABS plastic body.
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp might just be Nintendo’s most faithful mobile game port yet. Available for both iOS and Android, it retains much of the spirit and gameplay of its 3DS counterparts. Make friends, collect items and upgrade your house, albeit at a smaller scale.
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.
NPR Music introduces us to a talent we weren’t acquainted with before, but now that we’ve heard Benjamin Booker’s raspy, soulful voice, we want every single one of his songs. He’s joined by vocalist Saundra Williams, whose gospel sound is a perfect complement.
Sergio Jauregui makes detailed miniatures of buildings and other urban objects out of particle board and discarded electronics. Amazingly, he’s been doing this only for a few months, picking up the basics by studying theatrical set design. He’s also open to commissions.
Computer vision algorithms keep getting better and better at recognizing objects, people, and locations. In this demonstration video from Deep Python, using the Faster R-CNN framework, we get to see how good machine learning has become at identifying stuff.
Travel comfortably with Genius Pack’s Aerial carry-on spinner. It weighs just 6.2 lbs, and is equipped with 360-degree wheel spinners. This maximum size carry-on also comes with separate laundry and other compartments. Get yours today for 29% off in The Awesomer Shop.
If you thought the LED flashlight you bought was bright, wait til you get a load of this thing. Matt of DIY Perks recently got their hands on a $500, 500-watt LED module from YUJILEDs, unboxed it, then connected it to a power source to show off just how intense its beam is.
Like putting our pants on one leg at a time, we’re used to doing the same with our beer bottles. But if you’ve got guests over, you can pop open six bottles at once with this clever bottle opener design from Dim Sum Club, currently being funded over on Indiegogo.
Hello Gotham, my old friend… How It Should Have Ended takes a break from fixing movie endings to bring us a little song – a parody of the 1964 classic The Sound of Silence, with Batman taking on vocal duties. If Batman is Simon, then Robin must be Garfunkel, right?
A super handy EDC survival tool, the Firebiner can clip onto a belt loop or bag, and provides a spark wheel for starting fires, a safety blade for cutting cord or line, a flat blade screwdriver, and that all-important bottle opener. Available in multicolor, black, blue, or silver.