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Screenholder Shower Curtain

The Screenholder is a transparent shower curtain that has vertical and horizontal pockets for smartphones and tablets. It’s also conductive, so you can still interact with your mobile devices while they’re safely inside the waterproof curtain.

Deal: Disconnect VPN

Block tracking requests from your device while keeping your data safe and saving bandwidth with a Lifetime Premium Subscription to Disconnect. The VPN service not only masks your location, but encrypts your data, and improves access to geo-restricted content.

Best Keychain Flashlights

If there’s one thing that belongs on every keychain, it’s a flashlight. Everyday Carry selected 10 great little pocket light sources you’d be happy to have with you the next time you’re fumbling around in the dark looking for the right key or the keyhole.

Land of Confloption

The men of steel, the men of power are losing control by the hour… The mighty Floppotron takes on one the ’80s biggest hits, Genesis’ sociopolitical commentary wrapped in a pop song, Land of Confusion. It’s perhaps even more relevant today than it was 30 years ago.

Fahrenheit 451 (Teaser)

“A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.” Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon star in this HBO movie adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s classic novel about a bleak future in which so-called “firemen” burn books to control the minds of the people. Drops May 2018.

Venom Fan Trailer

“We hear your breath.” The teaser for the upcoming Venom movie left a lot of folks hanging. YouTuber BillyCrammer tried to fill in the gaps using footage from various films and series, wisely incorporating Tom Holland’s Spider-Man in his edit.

Making a Wooden 8-Ball

Frank Howarth knows a thing or two about making spheres, so we couldn’t help but be transfixed as we watched him turn an ordinary block of walnut wood into a beautifully-smooth replica of an 8-ball. The round clamp he built for holding it on the CNC table is ingenious.

Hot Toys Erik Killmonger Action Figure

“Is this your king?!” Hot Toys presents the villain from Marvel’s latest hit movie, Black Panther. The Erik Killmonger action figure is dressed in the Golden Jaguar suit. It stands over 12? tall and comes with four pairs of hands, an extra unmasked head, a sword and a spear.

Big Daddy Kane: Tiny Desk Concert

“So just swing or fling a gathering, try to cling, ’cause It’s a Big Daddy thing.” The Juice Crew’s Big Daddy Kane showed NPR Music that swag is immortal with pared down renditions of Smooth Operator, Ain’t No Half Steppin’ and Raw. Long Live the Kane!

Nomad Backpack & Hammock

The Nomad is a 20L backpack with a built-in hammock. It uses an intuitive system of straps and Velcro patches to guide you in unfolding and folding the hammock back with the rest of the bag. It’s made of Cordura 1000 nylon and nylon mesh.

Planet Vienna

Photographer Joerg Daiber of LittleBigWorld takes us on an unusual tour of Vienna, Austria, capturing a spherical projection of the city that makes its buildings and citizens look like a level straight out of Super Mario Galaxy.

Canon Speedlite 470EX-AI Flash

Canon’s new Speedlite 470EX-AI camera flash has a fully automatic bounce function. Point it at your subject and its mechanism will automatically position and maintain the optimal angle for flash bounce. It also has a semi-automatic mode.

Delay without Effects

During most of his concerts, musician Rob Scallon performs Rain, a tune that relies heavily on a delay effect pedal. But he recently decided to see if he could replicate the sound through a combination of room acoustics and enlisting the help of two other guitar players.

Huawei MateBook X Pro

Huawei’s MateBook X Pro has a nearly bezel-less 3000×2000 13.9? touchscreen, made possible thanks to its webcam’s placement. The camera is hidden in a false button in the middle of the row of function keys. It can also be configured with the NVIDIA MX150 GPU.

Why Good Stories Are Good

(PG-13: Language) “Because this is our condition – balancing between animals and gods.” Exurb1a presents his theory about the key to making a good story (particularly a movie). It’s a mix of feelings, pictures, and ideas.

Reggie Watts Does Radiohead

A bit from a 2012 Central Park performance by Reggie Watts in which he replicated the esoteric and offbeat sounds of Thom Yorke and the gang from Radiohead. It’s so spot-on that some are calling it a “cover” rather than a “parody.” Download or stream the track here.

Marvel Origins Compendium Poster

Pop Chart Lab worked with Marvel to stuff 36 character origin stories into one 24?x 36? poster. The wordless comic book style summaries tell the origins of classics such as Captain America to newcomers such as Spider-Gwen.

Deep Learning Music Video

Experimental band Hardcore Anal Hydrogen created a trippy and vibrant music video for their thrash metal track Jean-Pierre, created with the help of artificial intelligence tools like Deep Dream, Neutral Style Transfer, and DeepFlow. Read more about the project here.

Samsung Galaxy S9 & S9+

The S9 and S9+ have a camera that can switch between f/1.5 for low light or f/2.4 for daylight, and can capture 960fps slow-mo video. The S9+ also gets the Note 8’s second wide angle camera. They still have the borderless display, headphone jack and microSD slot.

Deal: AirBolt Smart Travel Lock

Keep your items safe from opportunists when traveling with this modern luggage lock. The AirBold secures your bags via your smartphone so you don’t have to bother when yet another key or combination. Save 31% off the regular price in The Awesomer Shop.

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