Blog Profile / The Awesomer

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Honest Black Friday Ad

“As if we wouldn’t immediately and wordlessly take your money any other day of the year.” Cracked’s cold blooded explanation might just save a brainwashed shopper or two. John Oliver, Adam Conover and Roger should co-host the apocalypse.

Loud Mini Bicycle Horn

Loud Bicycle’s latest horn is just as loud as the original Loud Horn at 125dB and also sounds like a normal car horn. But the Loud Mini is much smaller and lighter than its predecessor. It lasts up to four months per charge.

The Force Awakens: Kylo Ren Trailer

The latest TV spot for Star Wars: The Force Awakens focuses in on bad guy Kylo Ren and The Dark Side of the Force, as he mounts a huge army of stormtroopers – some with flamethrowers – and takes on our new heroes in both epic and mano-a-mano battles.

Horn Dog

“Oh hi. Can you hear this? I’m sorry, but I’m going to keep doing it.” Melissa M. Tonkin found this hilarious reminder to not leave pets inside a car. Unlike his memed brethren, this dog knows exactly what he’s doing. Turn the volume down.

Awesomer Shop Black Friday Deals

Looking for gadgets, gear, or other cool gifts for guys this holiday season? Head on over to The Awesomer Shop now and save an additional 15% off your order with promo code BLACKFRIDAY. Deal good this Friday only (11/26/15). Some restrictions apply.

Death Star Mood Light

Light up your darkest nights with the ultimate power in the universe. This 6? Death Star will bring the a little light to the Dark Side of the Force – at least until the batteries run out. Glows white or red, with a green superlaser. There’s also a giant-sized version for $200.

Phiaton BT 330 NC Headphones

Phiaton’s BT 330 NC headphones combine the best of all worlds: Bluetooth wireless connectivity, active noise cancelling that blocks 95% of ambient noise, a microphone for calls, comfortable on-ear construction, and great sound quality in a lightweight, folding package.

Fake Black Friday Deals

Jeff Wysaski aka Pleated Jeans loves to leave fake signs that look legit from afar. His newest signs for Target shoppers feature Star Wars vacuum cleaners, a falcon giveaway and more.


(PG-13: Language, Gore) A pair of bumbling burglars spend more time fussing over what masks they’ll wear than with the actual break-in itself. Jason Kupfer’s dark comedy will have you Googling how much blood is in your face.

Thing Explainer

Randall Munroe’s latest book Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words uses only the 1,000 most commonly used English words along with large drawings to create funny yet arguably educational diagrams. Samples via Wired and Nerdist.

Improbable Weapons: Part 2

Burger Fiction returns with a compilation of more ridiculous and unexpected weapons, ranging from telephones to chopsticks to toilets to paper clips… to… corn? Though the Aliens Power Loader was anything but improbable if you ask us...

SeaVees Boondocker Boot

SeaVees‘ new boot was inspired by the ones worn by the US Marine Corps back in the ’60s. It has a weathered roughout leather upper that’s been polished at the heel and toe, a comfortable leather-lined insole and a lightweight rubber outsole.

The Famous Grouse + Owl’s Brew

Scotch whisky maker The Famous Grouse partnered up with Owl’s Brew to create special teas to complement to their spirits. The Smokey Earl works beautifully with the peaty Black Grouse, while The Famous Mint Tea balances with the fruity notes of The Famous Grouse.

The Little Prince (Trailer)

Rather than simply turn Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s childhood classic into a CGI remake, this retelling is wrapped in a sort of Princess Bride / LEGO Movie sort of meta story, providing a context in which to preserve the wonderful style of the original.

Hello on Classroom Instruments

Jimmy Fallon and The Roots are joined by reigning queen of the universe Adele as she performs Hello, accompanied by the cheap instruments you’d find in a grade school music class. Honestly, she could sing anywhere, backed by anything, and we’d be blown away.

Lucifer Rising Jacket

An official replica of one of the few silly things from Kenneth Anger’s occult short film Lucifer Rising. The cheerfully occult bomber jacket is a reference to the opening of Anger’s previous short film, Scorpio Rising.

Computer Describes Real Life

Andrej Karpathy’s Neural Talk is a neural network that learns to identify the objects in photos. Kyle McDonald modified the software to run in real time, i.e. to continuously guess what it’s “seeing” from a live video feed. It’s far from perfect, but it’s still impressive.


Wish your local basketball court had nets? Keep an eye out for Blacknet, a temporary basketball net you can bring with you. Shoot it in with the ball to install, and knock it off from under the rim to remove. It fits on most US rims (18? diameter). Available soon.

Qube Smart LED Bulb

A smart, bargain priced full color RGB LED bulb. Qube can automatically turn on or off when your phone is nearby, notify you of calls and messages and save you time and money with schedules and alarms.

Blake Griffin’s 3-Point Alley-oop

Well, it’s official. Blake Griffin is an anime character. He can block your shot even if you faked him out, he can dunk from midrange and now he can make an alley-oop from the three-point line.

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