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King of the Pixel

Mauri Helme created a pixel perfect 16-bit style version of the opening titles of Mike Judge’s animated classic King of the Hill, complete with an appropriate chiptune theme song. We’d buy this video game in a heartbeat.

Flio Up Laptop Workstation

A versatile and elegant folding laptop stand crafted from bamboo. It works as a flat or angled stand for elevating your computer, and doubles as a lap desk with a built-in mousing surface or as hard surface for sketching.

Five Dollar Bill Murray

Yes, we know it’s illegal to deface U.S. currency, but artist Matt “Ginozko” Anderson’s transformation of Abraham Lincoln into Bill Murray on a Fiver is too good to pass up. Seriously though, The Murricane should be on at least one of our bills, dontcha think?

OutSmart Titanium Spork

Always be prepared (to eat) with this durable lightweight camping utensil, which combines a fork, spook, and knife in one. The fork has a serrated edge, while the spoon on back has a flat tip, making it perfect for digging out melons, ice cream, or other scoopy stuff.

TIE Beagle

We’re pretty sure that Geraldine the beagle works for the Empire (or Lucasfilm’s sound effects department,) as she emits a sound that’s impressively close to that of a TIE Fighter when she’s excited. Original video here.

Logan (Trailer)

Professor X is suffering from Alzheimer’s, Wolverine’s healing powers are failing him, and the rest of the X-Men are dead. But when they discover that Mister Sinister is hunting down a young girl that was cloned from Logan’s DNA, the student and his teacher go on one last ride.

Very Lonely Cock

A hilariously weird animated short by Leonid Shmelkov, in which a rooster has nothing better to do, so decides to amuse himself by wreaking havoc on the farm. We’re not quite sure what we just watched, but we’re smiling.

Dynamic Projection Mapping

Up until now, most projection mapping has been done on fixed or predictably moving surfaces. This incredible tech from Ishikawa Watanabe Laboratory can project onto moving objects like paper or fabric, adjusting images up to 1,000 times per second.

URI Acrylic LED Bulbs

Form meets function in the URI LED bulbs. While many LED lamps have flat acrylic diffusers that mimic 3D shapes, URI embraces the shape of the classic light bulb while giving it a modern touch. Available in six designs and two sizes...

Float On: Americana Style

A folksy, bluegrassy, and wonderfully fun cover version of Modest Mouse’s Float On, performed by the perfectly named Diablo Sandwich and the Dr. Peppers at Athens, Georgia hole in the wall The Lost Mirror.

Red Dead Redemption 2 (Trailer)

The much-anticipated sequel to Rockstar’s other big open world shooter that isn’t Grand Theft Auto. The 60 second trailer is way more of a tease than anything, but will nonetheless drive millions of us to go pre-order the game for its Fall 2017 release anyhow.

Deal: Time & Oak Whiskey Elements

Enhance the flavor of any spirit with these wooden elements. Each imparts your whiskey, vodka, gin, tequila, or rum with added depth and dimension in just 1 to 4 days. Save 33% off on a set of six elements in The Awesomer Shop.

7 Things About Se7en

CineFix commemmorates the 7th 21st anniversary of David Fincher’s crime thriller with seven bits of cool trivia, including the fact that Kevin Spacey is not the one playing John Doe in the screenshot.

Nintendo Switch

Formerly known by codename “NX,” the next-gen Nintendo system combines a home console with a handheld. To play on the go, simply undock the tablet, and slide on the side controllers. Is it just us, or does it look a bit like a toaster and a slice of bread? Drops 3/2017.

Kidrobot BFFs 3 Plushies

Kidrobot and artist Travis Cain continue their BFF series with a trio of interlocking plushies. There’s the heart and sword, the toaster and bagels, and the skull and worm. They also have blindboxed miniature versions.


Trench Broom. Chicago Typewriter. Tommy Gun. The Thompson submachine gun was intended to be used in World War I, but peace time turned it into a gangster’s weapon. That is, until the second War. Ahoy sums up the fascinating tale of a weapon that’s part sinner, part saint.

Trucker’s Friend Survival Tool

You don’t have to be a truck driver to get value from this impressive tool, which combines an axe, hammer, nail puller, pry bar, spanner, and a tire chain hook in one. Has a fiberglass handle and shock-absorbing grip. It’s perfect for taking down zombies too.

How To Climb Mount Everest

Think you have the cojones to reach the 29,000+ ft summit of the world’s tallest mountain? The daunting climb, thin altitude, and sub-zero temps have claimed hundreds of lives, and Epic How To explains what gear and abilities you’ll need to do it yourself.

Seiko x Lowercase Prospex Chrono

Seiko and Lowercase’s chronograph variant of the Prospex dive watch. It has a 1-hour chronograph and a 24-hour hand. Available with a silver or gold trim and a rubber strap or a matte silver trim with a metal bracelet.

Melt the Rainbow

If you don’t have a bag of Skittles lying around the house, you’ll want to run out and buy one right now, just so you can try and replicate Dexter See’s video, which shows what happens when you car fully arrange the colorful candies in a circle then pour hot water over them.

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