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URL :http://theawesomer.com
Filed Under:Society & Culture / Men's Interest
Posts on Regator:28570
Posts / Week:100.9
Archived Since:April 29, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Angel City

Photographer Gavin Heffernan’s time-lapse film offers a frenetic look at life at night in Los Angeles. We especially love the bright lights and motion in the driving sequences, whether viewed from inside of a car or high above the roads below.

The History of Tattoos

If you have a tattoo, you’re participating in one of mankind’s oldest traditions, rich with contexts both good and bad. TED-Ed presents Addison Anderson’s abridged history of tattoos, animated by Think Blot. Learn more here.

Deus Ex Machina Pegasus

Acting on the wish of a customer who wanted a bike with “a bit of glow-in-the-dark presence”, Deus Ex Machina modded a Kawasaki W650 and gave it eye-popping red orange wheels and bright white exhaust pipes. Price upon request.

Big Eyes (Trailer)

Tim Burton’s Big Eyes tells the story of artist Margaret Keane. In the 60s, Margaret’s husband Walter claimed sole credit for her paintings and gained fame and money off of her work. She eventually proved herself in court.

Adidas x Pharrell Track Top

The classic Superstar Track Top jacket remade in nappa leather and in three colors: black, red and blue.  Part of Adidas and Pharrell Williams’ Solid capsule pack, which includes similarly-colored Stan Smith shoes.

Sunset Overdrive (Trailer 2)

(NSFW: Language) This commercial for Xbox One exclusive third-person shooter Sunset Overdrive imagines what would happen if Microsoft tried to make a live-action trailer for such a ridiculously violent and physically implausible gam...

How Will You Die?

While technically, we all die the same way, depending on where you live, what will lead to your ultimate demise can vary greatly. It’s sobering that some of life’s greatest pleasures can be so deadly in parts of the world.

Lucky Cyclist

A man casually riding his bicycle across an intersection in Lyubertsy, Russia lucked out twice in a split-second. The truck across him failed to yield to a speeding car, and he ended up in the middle of the resulting collision.

spoilers.netflix.com

Don’t have the patience to sit through an entire film to get to the dénouement? Netflix now has a site where you can watch just the spoilers from TV and movies. They’re also tracking public opinion on when a spoiler is common knowle...

Knock Knock

The animated Apple commercial music video for the jangly folk track about unrequited love Knock Knock by Brunettes Shoot Blondes was shot entirely off the screens of iPhones, iPads and Mac Books in real-time. Animations by SYT-X.

2015 Bentley Mulsanne Speed

Despite weighing more than 5,900lbs., the luxurious Mulsanne Speed can go from 0-to-60 in just 4.8 seconds, in large part due to its enormous 6.75L twin-turbo V8 that outputs 537hp and 811 lb.-ft. of torque. More on 95octane.

My Lovely Bars

Gymnast Alexander Bayturin (aka “Baityk“) shows off his incredible upper body strength, agility and the sheer joy of what he does, as he plays on a set of backyard monkey bars he uses for practice.

Barbarian Knight Beard Head

The medieval variant of the Bearded Knit Beanie is the perfect low-effort Halloween costume, turning you into a knight while keeping your head warm on cold Autumn nights. Available with brown, black or combo yarn beards.

Crazy Contortionist Tricks

A group of buskers on the streets of Orlando West, South Africa show off their amazing (and at times downright freaky) flexibility, but the true highlight of their performance is the floating hat trick.

A Woman’s Life

A time-lapse of illustrator Seok Jeong Hyeon aka Stonehouse painting portraits of a woman at various stages of her life, from birth to death. The software is Corel Painter 11. The song is Big Screen by Silent Partner.

Antimatter Explained

Need the Cliffs’ Notes for the physics lesson where they explained the difference between matter and antimatter? Minute Physics does their best to sum up this perplexing science at their usual rapid-fire pace.

CarbonLite Tools Wrench Set

CarbonLite Tools’ wrenches have a lightweight carbon fiber body and stainless steel teeth. They are as durable as steel wrenches, but all five of them weigh a total of only 6.7oz., about as much as a single steel 15mm wrench.

Circle of Abstract Ritual

Riots, paintings, stars and illusions abound in this time-lapse short film about “the idea that creation and destruction might be the same thing.” Artist Jeff Frost spent a total of two years taking and editing over 300,000 photos for the film.

?ezeta Type 506 Electric Scooter

The Type 506 has a 5kWh battery good for about 62mi and a programmable rear hub motor, but outside it retains the Czech scooter maker’s beautiful 1950s Space Age aesthetic. It will be available soon starting at about $11,600.

FrogTV

YouTuber Joe Myers shares a video that would make Memorex proud. Watch as an army of frogs are captivated by a video of worms on a smartphone, so much so that some of them try to take a bite.

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