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Orphan Barrel Rhetoric 23 Whiskey

Tennessee whiskey distiller Orphan Barrel continues to progressively age its Rhetoric series, and the 23rd year seems to be a good one. Rhetoric 23 is a bit sweeter than the 22 year, with heaps of dried fruit, vanilla, oak, spice, chocolate, and a potent 90.6 proof.


The MultiCinch is a reusable, washable and elastic alternative to cable ties, cords and ropes. It has large and small holes along its length – use the former for a loose knot and the latter for a permanent lock. Available in three sizes.

Killer Queen: Organ Cover

Following up on his hit performance of Bohemian Rhapsody on a 100+ year old fairground organ, YouTuber Alexey Rom is back with another Queen tune played on an instrument that predates the band by seven decades. They’re taking requests now.

Forging the Pirate’s Cutlass

In one of Man at Arms: Reforged‘s coolest episodes yet, they made three vastly different cutlasses, each made by a different craftsman. Matt’s blade looks lovely as expected, but John and Bill’s hilts are as flashy as they come.

CineFix’s Best Shots of All Time

CineFix’s two–part episode about the perspective and staging in film is one of its most educational and well-curated lists. Watch them break down the different kinds of single and group shots, what they can convey, and their prime examples.

Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels DLC

The surprise expansion for the Xbox One and Windows exclusive Forza Horizon 3 adds a whimsical island fillled with life-size Hot Wheels tracks. Loop and jump with 10 crazy Hot Wheels cars, make your own Hot Wheels tracks and more.

Microcar Mania

We spent the day with the fine folks from Nashville’s Lane Motor Museum checking out some of the weird, wonderful, and downright goofy microcars which they’ll be showing off in their new exhibit Microcar Mania, opening on 5/25/17. Check out more on 95octane.

Fools Paradise Bane & Joker Figures

Fools’ Paradise has an ongoing series of comic book character action figures that come with a kiddie ride version of their vehicles. Their latest batch features Bane with his stolen camo Tumbler Batmobile and a glow-in-the-dark Joker in his parody Batsuit.

DIY Cortana Holographic AI Assistant

Web developer unt1tled made his own virtual assistant based on Windows’ Cortana. What makes it stand out is that he built an accompanying holographic image by reflecting a custom-made 3D animation from a monitor to three panes of gl...

Puddles: I (Who Have Nothing)

While we were looking for something entirely different, we stumbled onto this incredible cover version of the Tom Jones classic I (Who Have Nothing) as performed by the always incredible Puddles the Clown, captured in studio by Paste Magazine.

The Gifted (Trailer)

Set in the Marvel universe – specifically a world with the X-Men on it – Bryan Singer’s The Gifted is an upcoming FOX TV show about a lawyer who specializes in putting mutants away, only to discover that his teenage children are mutants themselves.

Coachella – Woodstock In My Mind

“And what about all their wishes, wrapped up like garland roses ’round their little heads? I said a prayer for a third time.” Lana Del Rey juxtaposes Coachella’s social-climbing vibe with Woodstock’s hippie spirit in her latest sing...

Reebok Club C 85 Pastels

Go full ’90s with Reebok’s trendy re-release of its classic walking shoe. The Club C 85 Pastel has a suede upper in mint green, violet or pink with matching laces and tongue over an off-white outsole. High tops too please!

Insanely Fast Nürburgring Lap

If there was ever any question that electric vehicles could be faster than gas-powered ones, let this video be a lesson to you. Ride along as the NIO EP9, a 1342 hp electric hypercar laps the Nürburgring in 6:45:90 – the fastest time ever recorded in a production car.

The Future of Supersonic Flight

Real Engineering looks at the economic and physical challenges of supersonic flight, and how Boom, a high tech startup hoping to bring back these faster-than-sound planes as a method of rapid, luxury transcontinental flight.

Best Pilots’ Watches

Designed for legibility and accuracy, flieger or pilot watches are one of the most dependable ways to tell time. Everyday Carry rounded up the best pilot-style watches that are great whether or not you spend time in a cockpit. We want that Steinhart Nav B-Uhr Flieger.

Nathan Barnatt: Neutral

Longtime friend of The Awesomer, the multitalented Nathan Barnatt is working on this short about a bounty hunter and a prisoner who end up stranded in the desert, and must find a middle ground to get out of their predicament. Show your support with a pledge on Kickstarter.

DIY Flamethrower Skateboard

Instructables contributor Mikeasaurus shows off his ridiculously dangerous looking creation, a skateboard which leaves a fiery trail in its wake. It drips out a small amount of fuel triggered by a foot-controlled switch, and ignites it with an electric sparker. Full build log here.

Windows Story Remix

The successor to Windows Movie Maker. Story Remix analyzes the location, subject and more about your photos and videos so you can create a short film with just a few clicks. It also has lots of easily customizable audio and visual effects. Coming to Windows 10 this fall.

Nite Ize DoohicKey

A super handy multitool that takes up not much more space than a key. It packs three sizes of wrench, ruler, and a bottle opener. The TSA-friendly box cutter isn’t razor sharp, but can get through packing tape. Available in stainless or black finishes.

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