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Awesome Rainbows

G-SHOCK CasioOak Jellyfish Rainbow Custom Watch

G-SHOCK CasioOak Jellyfish Rainbow Custom Watch
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Watch shop IFLW and The Dial Artist create customized timepieces by meticulously hand-painting their dials and markers. Among their collection of bespoke G-SHOCK models is this see through “Jellyfish” analog/digital watch with rainbow markings and bezel lettering. It also comes in black or full metal.

Hypnotic Rainbow

Hypnotic Rainbow

Stressed out? Put on your headphones, press play on this video, and expand it to full screen. Project JDM created this digital music box that plays notes as its dots bounce back and forth along rainbow-colored arcs. As the hypnotic visual patterns evolve, so do the soothing sounds, traveling from ear to ear.

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Turning Paper Into a Bowl

Turning Paper Into a Bowl

This video from Jack Mack Woodturning shows how the artist turned hundreds of sheets of colored paper and resin into a unique bowl. After cutting chunks of the composite into pieces, Jack placed them in an other bowl of resin, then turned the dried shape on a lathe to create the finished piece.

Making a Rainbow Guitar from CDs and DVDs

Making a Rainbow Guitar from CDs and DVDs

Kids today probably don’t even know what a CD or DVD is, but for a while, these were the best way to deliver music, movies, and games. Maker Nick Zammeti took advantage of the mirrored, prismatic discs, attaching hundreds of the shiny shards to a resin guitar body. It took a couple of tries, but the finished design came out great.

Making Cabinets from Skateboards

Making Cabinets from Skateboards

We love the rainbow gradients on these mid-century modern cabinets built by Ben from Woby Design. He created the curve-fitting sliding doors by gluing strips of colorful skate decks to a fabric backing. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen him make unique furniture from used skate decks.

Finding Hidden Colors in Water

Finding Hidden Colors in Water

We normally think of water as being clear or maybe having a slight green or blue tint reflected from its surroundings. But Posy reveals a full rainbow of colors hiding in H20 in both steam and liquid forms when the temperature conditions and lighting are just right.

Fog Cannon Rainbow

Fog Cannon Rainbow

In Chengdu, China, they use special misting trucks to remove dust from the air. Recently, one of these trucks sprayed its fog machine into the sunshine at just the right time to create a dramatic rainbow, set against the backdrop of the 728-foot-tall Tianxi Twin Towers.

Rainbow Keycap Set

Rainbow Keycap Set
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Love rainbows? ManaTek’s colorful keycap set gives will make your keyboard look like a pack of square Skittles. The 104-key set comes in either a center-out or wave pattern and fits Cherry MX switches. They’re made from PBT for long life and wear resistance.

Rainbow Skateboard Stool

Rainbow Skateboard Stool

Woby Design shows off another unique build he made from recycled skateboard decks. By arranging the wood pieces in order of color, he was able to create a sweet rainbow design across its seat and up its legs. The build starts around the 4:30 mark in the video.

DKNG Rainbow Wheels Playing Cards

DKNG Rainbow Wheels Playing Cards
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These vibrant playing cards from DKNG Studios celebrate people of all genders and sexualities. Each card features a multi-color face and rainbow back illustration and comes packaged in a holographic foil-stamped tuck box. Sold individually or in a colorful 6-pack. $1 from each deck sold goes to the Los Angeles LGBT Center.

Rainbow Space Bullet Pen

Rainbow Space Bullet Pen
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This boldly-colored Fisher Space Pen features a smooth bullet shape and a case made from brass with a titanium nitride finish that produces an iridescent rainbow effect. Like other Space Pens, it can write at any angle, even upside-down, or in extreme temperatures.

Rainbow Paint Gun

Rainbow Paint Gun

Artist Thomas Trum is known for making paintings with unusual tools and techniques. Among the weapons in his creative arsenal is this paint gun designed for road line marking, which he uses to spray a gradient rainbow of colors as he moves it along a canvas.

NPKC Gradient Keycap Sets

NPKC Gradient Keycap Sets
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Transform your computer keyboard into a work of art with these colorful keycap sets. Available in rainbow, sunset blue, or sky blue designs, they form a smooth gradient once installed. Each of the 108 keys is made from colored plastic (not painted), and has laser-etched key legends on its side. Compatible with Cherry MX keyboards.

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EEEAAAOOO

EEEAAAOOO

We started the 2010s with Nyan Cat, and now we can kick off a new decade with another rainbow-dispersing musical kitty, courtesy of animator MyF*ckinMess, musician Patricia Taxxon, and vocalist Bert Gotrax, who only exists in digital form. Can’t get enough? Try the 10-hour loop version.

Solara

Solara

French artist Zoer transformed a junkyard full of old cars into a giant work of art. He painted each of the 144 cars a different shade, creating a rainbow of color when viewed from above. Each car also has its RGB Hex color value applied to its hood.

Making Rainbow Pasta

Making Rainbow Pasta

Cooking expert Linda Nicholson aka “Salty Seattle” shows us how she makes some of her colorful rainbow-striped pasta without using any artificial ingredients. She uses flowers, vegetables, and spices to add the color to her pasta ribbons.

Double Rainbow Skydive

Double Rainbow Skydive

(LOUD) Check out this awe-inspiring, but way-too-short video captured by skydivers over New Zealand who came across not just one, but two concentric circular rainbows as they headed towards the Earth below.

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