Blog Profile / The Awesomer

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Archived Since:April 29, 2009

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Ballpark Diamonds

9?x 9? relief sculptures of Major League Baseball stadiums laser cut from oak veneer. For now only Wrigley Field, Dodger Stadium, Fenway Park, AT&T Park, Busch Stadium and Kauffman Stadium are available; the rest will be made after the product launches.

Duck Army

If you think the sound one squeaky toy makes is annoying, watch and listen to what happens when a whole lot of them rise up after being squeezed by some mischief maker. And yes, this should be the new THX Intro.

Wire Cutters

A mining robot runs into its counterpart from a rival company. Will they work together to make their jobs easier? Or will they behave like their human masters? Find out in Jack Anderson’s neat short film.

YouTube Comment Cartoon

(PG-13 Language) CollegeHumor asked YouTube commenters to make a story one line at a time. The result is a surprisingly semi-coherent tale about a man named Fistwolf – er, John Cena, and his historic marriage.

Reddit in the 1980s

After educating us on several other popular websites and apps, Squirrel Monkey’s VHS-quality series demonstrates Reddit in all its ’80s glory. We wonder what The Awesomer would have been like back then. Also, never open a file called “REDDIT.EXE”

Late Registration Sample Infographic

WhoSampled and The Grammys celebrate the 10th anniversary of Kanye West’s sublime second album Late Registration by creating an interactive infographic, featuring links to the many songs that Yeezy sampled on the record and more.

Skinning a Watermelon

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to pull off Mark Rober’s silly party trick, in which he shows us how to remove the outer skin of a watermelon without damaging the insides. On second thought, it does take a rocket scientist.

Guild Wars 2 Is Free

The MMORPG Guild Wars 2 not only has no monthly subscription; the base game is now completely free. Free accounts have only minor restrictions, and the only purchase available is the upcoming Heart of Thorns expansion.

Key & Peele: Bagels

(PG-13 Language) An employee who’s eager to impress receives one simple order while handling the food for a meeting: only sales associates can have bagels. What could go wrong?

Slinger Mason Jar Shot Glasses

Let’s say three (only three) glowing things about this set of five Slinger mason jar shot glasses. Ready? Go: 1) they’re a practical addition to your barware collection 2) chicks dig the charm, complete with lids; and, 3) the price is beyond right. Enough said? Yup.

Once in a Blue Moon

Nature photographer Luke Taylor made this time-lapse video of last July’s second full moon from his hometown of Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia. He shot this about 3 miles away from the lighthouse in the video. Music by Jessica Roemischer.

Meze 99Classics Headphones

Meze 99Classics feature the most beautiful wooden ear cups we’ve ever seen on a pair of headphones. The self-adjusting headband is designed for comfort and versatility, and powerful 40mm Neodymium Mylar drivers offer powerful and clean sound.

Aaron’s Animals: Pet Peeves

Visual effects artist Aaron Benitez lives with his pet cat Prince Michael. Here he shares some of the challenges of having a feline for a roommate. Michael’s mostly the same as a human roommate. Down to his eyeballs.

Meryl: The Lifetime Biopic

Take two and a half minutes now (like, right now) to see how brilliant Christina Applegate is in her finest performance – playing Meryl Streep in her biopic, with all the wicked irreverence Funny or Die can muster. It’s a stunning tour de force.

Halo 5: Guardians Opening Cinematic

New protagonist Spartan Locke and his teammates hit the ground running in the opening cinematic of Halo 5: Guardians. This reminded us of Avengers: Age of Ultron‘s opening battle.

Deal: In-Car Air Purifier

Save 77% off the MSRP and get rid of unwanted smells in your car with this pocket-sized ionic air purifier. Just plug it into your car’s 12VDC lighter outlet and away go odors. Quickly removes allergens, and even cigarette and cigar aromas.

Marvel’s Civil War: A Summary

(SPOILERS) There are many concise recaps of the Civil War comics online, but if you want to be entertained as well Comicstorian’s summary is a great watch. Comics Explained has more details (and also the, uh, comics themselves).

Aviator Heritage Edition Playing Cards

Inspired by the classic playing cards which commemorated Lindbergh’s transatlantic flight, Dan & Dave’s very special edition pays to Howard Hughes and his aeronautical achievements. The back of each card features Hughes’ H-1 Racer soaring above the globe.

This Much Will Kill You

Did you know that you can die from drinking 6 liters of water? ASAP Science talks about the lethal doses of everyday substances as well as other dangerous limits in its latest episode. TL;DW: don’t ever bite or eat cherry pits.

ZAGG Pocket Keyboard

ZAGG’s diminutive Bluetooth keyboard is small enough to fold up and put in your pocket, while providing a tactile QWERTY keyboard for any smartphone. The built-in stand lets you compose lengthy documents at the ideal angle.

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