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Kobe’s Free Throw Bet

(PG-13: Language) In 2012, towards the end of a close game between the Nets and his Lakers, Kobe Bryant ripped Gerald Wallace a new one by casually betting half a million dollars on a potentially game-clinching free throw.

Treether Wallets

Parsec Design Studios‘ unique, wallets are crafted from thinly cut layers of exotic woods, laminated and stitched to vegetable tanned leather. If you can’t afford one of their full size wallets, consider picking up a wooden card holder for as little as $29.

Samurai Noodles: The Originator

Nissin’s slick animated commercial gives a hip hop samurai twist to its founder Momofuku Ando and how he came up with one of the greatest inventions of the 20th century: instant noodles. Captions available.

Ganker RC Combat Robots

We love BattleBots, but we don’t all have the skills and resources for that. GJS’ Ganker is a promising alternative. It’s a highly mobile and articulated robot with customizable weapons and armor and sensors to detect hits and keep score.

World’s Longest Whip Crack

Whip expert Adam Winrich broke the Guinness World Record for the longest whip crack ever recorded. He managed to send a wave down the length of a 238 foot long manila rope, resulting in a crack all the way at its end. It took almost 6 seconds to reach the tip.

Car Ride with Moretoki

YouTuber Moretoki combines carpool karaoke with lip sync battle. His celebrity guest? Himself. Watch him work, work, work it to the latest hits while his unimpressed mom drives him around. This kid should audition for Justice League’s Plastic Man.

American Beauty: The Art of Character

Lessons from the Screenplay examines Sam Mendes’ American Beauty. The movie echoes its central theme – finding one’s true self – by having all of the characters reflect its different manifestations. Then it uses dialogue to subtly flesh out these characters.

Cowarobot R1 Robotic Suitcase

TSA-approved luggage that uses sensors and a bracelet to autonomously move and follow you at up to 4.5mph. It automatically switches to manual mode when you touch its handle and uses GPS to go back to you or send you its location via an app.

HISHE: X-Men: Apocalypse

How It Should Have Ended questions both the quantity and quality of the Horsemen, the role of Magneto’s family, and how all the destruction could’ve been avoided if Apocalypse just opened up a hair salon. Stay fierce, Beast.

Toyo Ferret ATV

To promote its Open Country tires, Toyo Tires worked with Action Vehicle Engineering to create a one-off ATV. It’s based on a 1959 Ferret Scout, a British armored reconnaisance vehicle. It has a third pair of hydraulically-driven wheels to help it conquer rough terrain.

Angel Statues Action Figures

The latest addition to Figma’s Table Museum series isn’t based on a specific artwork, but we all recognize them from classical sculptures. It’s a pair of baby angels, now articulated so you can pose them however you want. Yep, it comes with a pee fountain accessory.

adidas Crazy Explosive

adidas‘ newest basketball shoe rocks the mad comfy Boost midsole, wrapped in a protective rubber cage that extends into the grippy outsole. It also has a fully knit upper and heel laces for added support.

Guillermo Del Toro’s Bleak House

Conan‘s Andy Richter dropped by Bleak House, where director Guillermo del Toro stores his ever growing collection of horror, fantasy and sci-fi memoribilia. The Cronos Criterion Blu-ray also has a video of del Toro giving a guided tour of the creepy house.

Fallon & Fassbender: Frozen Blackjack

Jimmy Fallon and Michael Fassbender play Chris Evans’ painful take on blackjack, where the loser gets ice cold water funneled into his crotch. This time they upped the stakes, and Fallon finally learned how to count.

SDCC 2016 Cosplay Music Video

Sneaky Zebra presents their latest cosplay compilation, showing off some of the amazing craftsmanship, creativity and dedication of costumed fans who attended this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Nope, we have no idea what the deal is with Ronald McThornald is either.

Lose Yourself: Jazz Piano Remix

Musician Dave Wave combines his jazz piano and sax stylings with the rap rhythms and pacing of Eminem’s 2002 classic, resulting in an unlikely, but somehow awesome marriage of two seemingly incompatible musical genres.

BLIK Dry Erase Coloring Decal

BLIK, IdeaPaint and doodle artist Jon Burgerman created a stick-on black and white decal that can be colored over and over with the included markers. The decal measures 40?x 24.5? and comes with 12 markers, 2 erasers, 2 cleaning cloths and a cleaning spray.

The Great Wall (Trailer)

Matt Damon stars in this action fantasy from director Zhang Yimou (House of Flying Daggers) which imagines that the reason for building The Great Wall of China was to keep out some sort of giant monster. Based on an original story by Max Brooks (World War Z) and Thomas Tull.

Sesame Street Summertime

Adjust the bass, and let the Alpine blast with another well executed lip-sync video from Mylo the Cat. This time, the cast of Sesame Street celebrates the warm weather with a little DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, and one of our favorite sunny day jams.

Split (Trailer)

Three girls are abducted by a man suffering from multiple personality disorder. He’s exhibited 23 different personalities, but it appears he has one more, and this one involves a change in his physical form as well. James MacAvoy stars in M. Night Shyamalan’s thriller.

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