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URL :http://theawesomer.com
Filed Under:Society & Culture / Men's Interest
Posts on Regator:29179
Posts / Week:100.3
Archived Since:April 29, 2009

Blog Post Archive

The Hobbit: The Last Goodbye

The music video for the ending credits song for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies looks back at the two Lord of the Rings trilogies, including scenes from their filming. Actor Phil Boyd (Pippin) performed and co-wrote the so...

GTA V Traffic Jam

(NSFW: Language) There’s a good reason you never leave your video game unpaused while you leave the room. You might miss something like when YouTuber Naswas stepped away to fetch a snack while playing GTA V on his PS4.

Tales of Auto Elasticity

Illustrator and digital artist Chris LaBrooy made these amazing 3D graphics of trucks that look realistic… except they’re elongated and intertwined. He also made a similar series but with cars. Check out his gallery on his website.

Tool Pen

This handy gadget combines a writing instrument with a stylus, philips and flathead screwdrivers, level, 3-scale ruler and an eraser all in one. Available in yellow, black or silver; ballpoint or rollerball variants.

2014 Parallel Park World Record

Han Yue broke his own Guinness world record for tightest parallel parking. This time he was able to fit a Mini into a space only 8cm (3.15?) longer than the car. In other news, a man wore a race suit just to park his car.

Mercury Crew Neck

A classy everyday sweater with a high-tech secret up its sleeves, Ministry of Supply’s Mercury Crew Neck is made from merino wool, moisture wicking fiber, and phase change materials to help regulate your body temperature.

Old Spice: Dad Song

Old Spice follows up on its totally wacked out Mom Song with a tune by FotC’s Bret McKenzie about a little boy growing up to be a man because he used scented body sprays. Dad seems a lot happier that Junior has grown up than Mom doe...

How to Cut a Rope without a Blade

Ever needed to cut a piece of rope or string, but didn’t have an scissors or a knife on hand? Lifehacker DaveHax shows a brilliantly simple technique that lets you cut through stringy stuff – with itself.

Slow & Low

Inspired by 19th c. recipe, Slow & Low starts out with 13-year-old rye whiskey, then introduces orange peel, raw honey and horehound, resulting in a perfectly balanced, slightly sweet cocktail with a wondrous fragrance. Just pour and enjoy.

62 Last Name Meanings

Mental Floss explains the origins of some last names. Many are hilariously direct. Your last name is Hill? Then your ancestors lived on a hill. Then there are the sons. Makes you wonder why there are no sonsons. And sonsonsons. And…

Telltale’s Game of Thrones (Teaser)

“Iron from ice.” In this point-and-click Game of Thrones adventure, you’ll get to play as five members of House Forrester and interact with the series’ characters, many of them voiced by their respective actors in the TV show.

World’s Fastest Backhoe

Unless you need to move quickly between construction sites, we can see no practical reason to build a backhoe that can drive 73mph. But that didn’t stop JCB from proving it could be done, with pro driver Matthew Lucas at its control...

Quirky PowerShell

Invented by Peter Goncalves and the Quirky community, the PowerShell is a power strip that doubles as a lamp. It has six LEDs, three outlets, a thick and durable 8ft. power cord and a built-in handle.

How to Draw Your Hand in 3D

DIY site Handimania shows off a fun and simple way to take the outline of your hand and turn it into a simulated 3-dimensional image. We suppose this would work with your foot too if you can bend over to reach it.

Secret Cinema BTTF Screening

Secret Cinema turned part of London into Hill Valley for its time-traveling Back to the Future screening. The screening itself was accompanied by live action scene reenactments. The show will be coming to Los Angeles in 2015.

Conan & Jordan Go Coffee Tasting

“Im picking up strong hints of coffee.” Conan O’Brien takes his associate producer and snotty robot Jordan Schlansky to a popular coffee shop chain to sample coffee. Conan ended up horrifying the staff and Jordan got rekt.

JWC III: Love Drinks

If Belle & Sebastian make sad bastard music, John Wesley Coleman III makes drunk bastard music. Love Drinks is from the self-proclaimed trash poet’s new EP The Love That You Own. His mixtape is worth crying along to as well.

SNL: Back Home Ballers

The ladies of Saturday Night Live rap about one of their favorite holiday pastimes – visiting their parents and livin’ large under Mom and Dad’s roof once again. Really, what is it with Moms and their obsession with putting out bowls full of things?

Ball to the Face

“His face is like a brick wall! A brick wall that feels pain and cries a lot.” A hilariously painful comedy sketch from Studio C in which a soccer goalkeeper manages to stop each and every penalty shot kicked his way… with his face.

Sony ?7 II

The newest version of Sony’s 24.3MP full-frame mirrorless camera adds 5-axis optical image stabilization for both still images and video. The ?7 II also has up to 30% faster autofocus than the ?7. Hits Japan & Europe 1/2015. U.S. TB...

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