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Slang Flashcards

Slang Flashcards
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Can’t keep up with today’s youth? It’s time to beef up your language skills with this informative deck of Slang Flashcards. Each of its 40 cards features a frequently-used slang word on one side, and an example of its use on the other. We recommend them a Hundo P.

The Pocket Scientist Wallet Card

The Pocket Scientist Wallet Card
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This laser-engraved stainless steel card is packed with reference information for scientists and engineers. Its front side has the periodic table of the elements, along with rulers and a protractor, while its back offers up quick access to important constants, formulae, and conversions. There’s also a version for chemistry.

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Hot Shot Firestarter Card

Hot Shot Firestarter Card
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Grim Workshop’s wallet card includes a useful array of tools to help you start a campfire. In addition to its scraper bar, its thick, high-carbon steel card can be struck against its ferrocerium bar to get sparks going. It also packs a magnesium bar to increase heat, a choice of three different blades, a file, and a saw.

Take a Compliment Cards

Take a Compliment Cards
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People are always looking for compliments and praise. When you’re at a loss for words, draw a Take a Compliment card, any card, and cross your fingers they’ll laugh at jabs like “Your attractiveness more than makes up for your personality.” Half of the 200 cards are friendly-ish. The others are fiendishly backhanded.

Pop-up Memes

Pop-up Memes

Artist PaulDeGraaf aka PaperPaul creates awesome pop-up cards based on memes. Among our favorites are Leonardo DiCaprio laughing, Disappearing Homer, and of course Shut up and take my money! Most of them aren’t available for sale, other than the Dumpster fire and an upcoming This Is Fine collab.

10 Levels of Sleight of Hand

10 Levels of Sleight of Hand

Sleight of hand is a critical skill when it comes to close-up magic and card tricks. In this video, expert magician Daniel Roy walks us through a series of progressively more impressive card control examples. We could have sworn he was shuffling those cards when he wasn’t.

King’s Card Knife

King’s Card Knife
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Ironsmith Co.’s unique titanium wallet card features a hand-ground cutting edge on one of its corners. It’s been etched with a King of Spades skeleton design on front, and intricate scrollwork pattern on its back. They also make a Joker version.

CheatKard Photography Reference Cards

CheatKard Photography Reference Cards

CheatKard expands its reference card series with a set of pocketable, waterproof cards with useful info for photographers. Facts include aperture, shutter speed, and exposure charts, tips on composition, using filters, and more. Personalized engraving is available as an option, as well as a green Kickstarter Edition.

Wallet Ninja Pro

Wallet Ninja Pro
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This “pro” version of the popular Wallet Ninja tool card crams 26 functions into a wallet-friendly EDC. Tools include a bottle opener, nail puller, metric square, protractor, ruler, hex head wrenches, and hex bolt and drill bit guides. Though it is missing a couple of features from the Wallet Ninja 2.0.

Hip Hop Tarot Cards

Hip Hop Tarot Cards
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Blue Monday Press offers this fun take on tarot cards, replacing the traditional imagery with famous rap stars. The deck includes all 22 Major Arcana cards, with illustrations of RZA, MF Doom, 2PAC, Drake, and others to help predict your fortunes.

CheatKard Electrical Engineering Reference Cards

CheatKard Electrical Engineering Reference Cards

Engineers, makers, and anyone else who works with circuits will love these pocket reference cards. The durable card set includes measurements, schematic symbols, a component value calculator, SMD footprints, laws and theories, and more. It comes in black and gold or a Kickstarter limited-edition PCB green.

Amazing Pop-up Art

Amazing Pop-up Art

Artist Peter Dahmen shows off a series of intricate paper-cut sculptures, greeting cards, and packaging designs that he’s created over the years. Some of them are one-off personal projects, while others are available as DIY tutorials on his website. Check out more of his sculptures here.

Bitter Cocktails Holiday Cards

Bitter Cocktails Holiday Cards
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Toast your friends with spirited holiday cards featuring classic Campari cocktails. Love & Victory’s set of eight cards and envelopes with greetings on the front and a cocktail recipe – Boulevardier, Negroni, Negroni Sbagliato, or Americano – on the back. Just the thing to thank weary Santa and his drink-deserving, gift-giving ilk.

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LEGO Minifigure Note Cards

LEGO Minifigure Note Cards
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Brighten someone’s day with a personal note written on one of these official LEGO note cards from Chronicle Books. Each one features a cheerful, heartwarming, or hilarious scene played out by LEGO minifigs. The boxed set includes 20 cards and envelopes, including special-occasion cards for birthdays and holidays.

Tallest Outdoor Card House

Tallest Outdoor Card House

Coolest Thing introduces us to Bryan Berg, a professional card stacker who holds several Guinness World Records for his gigantic houses of cards. Now, Berg attempts to build one of his paper skyscrapers with a twist – assembling it outdoors. Along the way, he explains a bit of his architectural technique.

How to Swear Around the World

How to Swear Around the World
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Think you know all the good swear words? This deck of cards features 100 words to help you keep up with the locals around the globe. Each card includes the English pronunciation of a nasty word or phrase, its translation, and a rating indicating just how rude it is if you say it.

Pop Culture Valentines 2017

Pop Culture Valentines 2017
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P.J. McQuade’s selection of V-Day cards continues to grow, with greetings from Jareth the Goblin King, Darth Vader, Ian Malcolm, Snape, Quint, The Hound, Yoda, Lando, True Romance, Khan, The Lord of Darkness, Gollum, Hodor, Brick Tamland, and George McFly.

Bicycle 8-Bit Playing Cards

Bicycle 8-Bit Playing Cards
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We love the primitive pixel art on these playing cards, created in homage to 1980s video game systems and computers. The face cards are particularly awesome, but this is a case where even the numbered cards keep with the theme. Available in blue or red packs.

Oddly Greeted Holiday Cards

Oddly Greeted Holiday Cards
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Illustrator Jacob Elijah of Puppy Grenade decided that typical holiday cards were just too boring, so he created his own line of dark and twisted cards that are sure to get attention when you mail them out to this Christmas. Also, you don’t talk about Reindeer Fight Club.

Charted Greetings & Salutations Card

Charted Greetings & Salutations Card
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Pop Chart Lab came up with a more efficient alternative to the Every Occasion Card. Its Charted Greetings and Salutations has preambles on its y-axis and holidays and events on its x-axis, for a total of 276 possible greeting permutations.

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The Thing from the Future

The Thing from the Future
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A card game where you think of futuristic inventions. The cards contain contexts that narrow down the scope of your invention. It’s like coming up with a crowdfunding scam, except without the part where you steal people’s money.

Story Card Trick 3

Story Card Trick 3

A slick Irishman amuses pub patrons by performing his version of the sleight of hand trick that involves matching a funny story with the sequence of playing cards he pulls from a shuffled and cut deck.

Willie Nelson’s Story Card Trick

Willie Nelson’s Story Card Trick

Willie Nelson tells his sister and bandmate Bobbie a story about a poor but slick porter using a classic card trick. The Three of Spades was like, if you’ve got the money honey, I’ve got the time.

Cards Against the Realm

Cards Against the Realm

(NSFW: Language, SPOILERS) The Inn at the Crossroads made this free expansion for Cards Against Humanity. It’s filled with references to Game of Thrones, from Podrick’s unique skills to the origin of Littlefinger’s name.

Monikers

Monikers

A card-based party game that puts different twists on the name game. Each card has a noun along with its definition. Players take turns guessing each other’s card, but the rules for giving clues change each round.

The Card Ninja

The Card Ninja

Entertainer and professional cardist Javier Jarquin shows off his card throwing skills. Watch him pull off trick shots, insert a subway ticket from long-range and more. You can see more of his tricks on his YouTube channel.

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