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Blog Profile / The Awesomer


URL :http://theawesomer.com
Filed Under:Society & Culture / Men's Interest
Posts on Regator:29607
Posts / Week:100.3
Archived Since:April 29, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Insane Homebrew Rocket

This video footage from a festival in Thailand starts out slowly, but once they light the fuses on their handbuilt rocket ship, you’ll understand why this is easily one of the most awe-inspiring videos we’ve seen in a while. Mirror here.

Bunny and the Beast

Marshawn “Beast Mode” Lynch contributed to the Seattle Seahawks’ dismemberment of the Arizona Cardinals with this strawng 79-yard touchdown. But he also got a lot of help from speedy wide receiver Ricardo Lockette.

Flying Five Jumbo Jets in Formation

We’ve already seen how the Airbus A350 jumbo jet is made. Now watch in awe, as the French aircraft maker shows off the agility of their massive widebodied jetliners by flying five of them in a synchronized drill. Skip to 3:35 for the action.

Qor Performance Suiting Blazer

Formal wear that can take on nature’s worst. It’s made of Schoeller 3XDRY fabric, which is water-resistant, stain-repellent and helps you cool down as your sweat evaporates. Its front flap pockets also have zippered closures.

Horsepower

In this short, beautifully shot action film from Mind Spark Cinema, slopestyle mountain biker Brett Rheeder performs brilliant flips and tricks on a course set amongst the idyllic setting of Cherry Creek in British Columbia, Canada.

Iron Man Hulkbuster 1:6 Scale

At the Toy Soul 2014 convention, Hot Toys unveiled the prototype of its 1:6 Scale Avengers: AoU Hulkbuster.  The 24? tall toy has large light up parts and a weathered finish. Hot Toys also had a life-size statue of the suit.

The Adjustable Clampersand

Equal parts decorative and functional. Designer Tony Ruth recommends “using it to clamp verbally associated objects together into some sort of visual pun: bacon and eggs, salt and pepper, turner and hooch.”

Lifted

(NSFW: Language) Rockstar drink and Nitro Circus’ Erik Roner used 90 balloons, 50 helium tanks and a lawn chair to create a poor man’s version of the Up house. Erik went up to 8,000ft. before parachuting back down.

Star Citizen (Trailer 2)

The hype is real. The latest trailer for Star Citizen goes for the jugular with an inspirational slant and a visual showcase that will hook even casual sci-fi fans. It’s as if it hasn’t already raised enough money.

Panda Bear: Boys Latin

A woman overcomes her, uhm, anemone infection and helps others through it as well in Isaiah Saxon and Sean Hellfritsch’s artfully animated music video. Boys Latin is from the must-have album Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper.

Ducati Scrambler

Ducati welcomes a new generation of motorcycle enthusiasts with its surprise entry-level roadster. The Scrambler has an 803cc engine that produces 80hp and 50lbft torque, versatile tires and friendly handling. Available in four variants.

Haig Club Scotch Whisky

Made at Cameronbridge Distillery – the oldest grain distillery in Scotland, this single-grain scotch whisky offers up a smooth body and spicy finish reminiscent of a good Añejo tequila. Packaged in a beautiful cobalt blue bottle with a copper lid.

How an Airplane is Made

Airbus took MinutePhysics on a multi-country tour of its facilities to show how thousands of minds and millions of parts come together to design, build and test its new A350 airliner. Worth watching just to see the Beluga in action.

Darn Tough Socks

Darn Tough offers an unconditional lifetime guarantee. If at any time you become unsatisfied with your socks, return them for a new pair or your money back. If you wear them out through normal use, return them and you’ll get a new p...

Portal Trick Shots

We’ve seen plenty of basketball trick shot videos, some more plausible than others. But Corridor Digital makes no attempt to fool us into thinking their shots are physically possible – and that’s what makes this clip so much fun.

Marvel vs. DC (Trailer)

Before you have a full-on nerdgasm, this isn’t a real film, but a fan edit by MR8866 & Alex Luthor (nice name), which envisions a universe in which intellectual property rights mean nothing and all comic book characters could freely roam.

The Santa Slayer 2014

For his Christmas 2014 video, slingshot madman Joerg Sprave built a massive weapon capable of turned a Christmas tree into a deadly arrow. All we’re saying is that Santa better not fly his sleigh over Joerg’s neighborhood this year.

Short Attention Span Christmas Medley

Prairie Home Companion musical director Rich Dworsky performs a piano medley of Christmas tunes for those who just want to get it over with, cranking out numerous popular songs in just about 2 minutes flat. See if you can name them ...

The 8-bit Time Machine

Composer Giovanni Rotondo always wondered what it might sound like if 21st century video game music was made on 20th century hardware, so he’s making an album of tracks from games like Angry Birds, Destiny, and Portal as chiptunes.

A Kid’s Take on Leia’s Slave Outfit

Comedian Adam Buxton’s daughter talks about Leia’s infamous Star Wars bikini. She thinks Jabba the Hutt couldn’t have been that evil, because the outfit was cool. Her dad failed to mention that Leia was forced to wear the two piece.

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