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Archived Since:April 29, 2009

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Songs You Don’t Know the Names of

You’ve probably heard most of these pieces of classical music at some point in your life, but had no idea what they were called. Pianist Vinheteiro takes this opportunity to educate us, while at the same time showing off his impressive ivory tickling skills.

The Art of Sushi

“I want my sushi to create a moment for my customers, to say “Wow!” as they put it in their mouth.” BuzzFeed Tasty filmed Daisuke Nakazawa as he made samples of some of his sushi. Like his mentor Jiro Ono, Chef Nakazawa makes it look effortless.

Tuxedo Live

Tuxedo – the side project of hip-hop producer Jake One and soul artist Mayer Hawthorne – dropped by NPR Music to ooze out pure funk and disco. They played Do It from their debut album, and 2nd Time Around and July from Tuxedo II.

Star Wars AT-ACT Walker Bookends

Transport your books to the tropical planet Scariff with Gentle Giant’s awesome pair of AT-ACT Walker polystone bookends. The walker measures 9.5? x 5? x 12? when both halves are together. Each pair is hand-painted and individually numbered.

Japan’s Bonkers Anti-Idol Groups

This Exists talks about the rise of Japanese anti-idol groups such as Babymetal. While still manufactured and pigeonholed, these groups stray from the sweet and sterile facade of traditional pop idols by adding anything risqué and seeing if it sticks: metal, blood, Trump…

Bloqbag Modular Backpack

A modular bag consisting of a base pack with magnetic locks and five types of swappable pouches. The base pack comes in two sizes, has laptop sleeves and is expandable. The bag’s strap is removable and adjustable, so you can carry the bag in a variety of ways.

Neymar Goes Sneaker Shopping

“I’m choosing a whole bunch.” FC Barcelona star Neymar went with Complex to Flight Club to talk about meeting Jordan, hanging out with Odell Beckham Jr., and more. Then at 7:00 into the video, he goes Kill Bill with his credit card. That futbol money.

Editors Keys Shortcut Keyboards

Editors Keys makes Mac and Windows keyboards that are premarked with shortcuts for content creation and editing applications such as Final Cut, Photoshop and Ableton Live. They also have keyboard covers for MacBook and Surface Pro systems.

Robot Chicken x The Walking Dead

(PG-13: Language) Robot Chicken showed up at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con packing a trailer for their upcoming special episode, which roasts The Walking Dead, complete with a horny unicorn, a Terminus dance number, and of course, Chris Hardwick talking about it all.

LEGO My Old Basement Kit

LEGO master Chris “PowerPig” McVeigh makes lots of awesome custom kits, but our favorite is this one, which includes a classic gaming console, a boxy old TV set, and lots of tiny accessories. If you prefer work to play, check out his sweet My Old Desktop kits.

How to Make Acrylic Cell Paintings

Miabella Mojica and Dream Spirit Studios provide a fast and easy tutorial on how to make abstract and colorful paintings by swirling together acrylic paints, pouring medium, and silicon oil, then finishing them with a blow torch to create an organic, cellular effect.

Forging a Knife from Drill Shavings

Bladesmith Green Beetle has been collecting spiral shavings left over from the production of damascus steel blades, and decided to see if he could create a knife by melting down the excess bits with some powdered steel. We always enjoy the warm glow of molten metal.

Champion Reversible Hooded Jacket

Unionmade has this dope reversible Champion jacket on sale. It has a polyamide color-block design on one side and a polyester checkerboard logo design on the other side. Both sides have side pockets, and the color-blocked side has a chest pocket.

Art of the Poster 1880-1918

The late 19th century saw an exponential leap in poster making, thanks in no small part to cheap mass-produced lithography equipment. Minneapolis College of Art and Design shares some prime examples from the “Golden Age of the Poste...

WOkit 2.0 Carabiner Multi-tool

The WOHO WOkit 2.0 is a lightweight carabiner that incorporates practically all of the tools you’ll need to tweak your bicycle, and then some. It has hex, Torx, flat screwdriver and Philips screwdriver bits, a chain rivet extractor, nine wrench sockets and a bottle opener.

Deal: 60X Monocular Lens

Perfect for viewing just about anything from a distance, this long-range monocular can zoom from 40x to 60x. It comes with a handy flexible tripod, as well as a mount to attach it to your smartphone for long zoom photos.

Best Boots for Commuters

Boots are almost certainly the most useful footwear. They protect your feet and ankles from dirt, mud, and water, and can provide the traction and support you need for varied terrain. If you’re looking for boots you can wear on a daily basis, check out Everyday Carry’s picks.

GamerGram Metallic Prints

Etsy store GamerGram makes metallic prints that are so shiny you have to see how the light hits them to fully appreciate their beauty. Right now they’re focused on video game art and geeky fan-submitted artwork, but they’re looking for artists to diversify their prints.

Micro But Many Micro Machines Museum

Tim Smith of ustwo Auto and his friends are making a slick online museum for his Micro Machines collection. He currently has 1,172 Micro Machines cars, but so far he’s uploaded pictures and details of “only” 107 of them. He’s also looking for donors and sellers.

Motoism Honda GL500-JPN Motorcycle

German bike shop Motoism is turning 16 Honda GL500 Silver Wings into street trackers. The Honda GL500-JPN is equipped with a tweaked 50hp engine and radiator. It also has Tokico CBR600RR disc brakes, Öhlins rear monoshock, and custom exhaust, lights and rear seat.

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