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WoodBoy Custom Game Boy Arcade Machine

WoodBoy Custom Game Boy Arcade Machine

While we’re seeing handheld gaming PCs becoming a thing, console modder Didsomebodysayretro went the opposite way. He made the WoodBoy, an arcade machine powered by the original Game Boy hardware. Yep, it plays games from cartridges. It’s probably the kindest reminder that those of us from the Pokémon generation are now adults with aging eyes.

Sonos Ace Noise-Cancelling Wireless Headphones

Sonos Ace Noise-Cancelling Wireless Headphones
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These over-ear noise-canceling headphones were clearly inspired by Apple’s AirPods Max, but they have enough going on their own to warrant a look. The Sonos Ace has a dedicated button that lets you quickly swap the audio from a Sonos soundbar to the headphones. It can also use the soundbar to analyze your room and mimic a surround sound system.

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Unzoomed Web Game

Unzoomed Web Game

If GeoGuessr is too hard for you, check out BenjaminTD’s Unzoomed. It’s a free, quick, and, most of all, forgiving location guessing game. You start off with a zoomed-in top-down view of a city. Each time you make an incorrect guess, the map zooms out to (hopefully) give you more clues. We’d probably do better with maps from video games.

Duke Cannon’s Shampoo Pucks

Duke Cannon’s Shampoo Pucks
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Skip the bottle, and keep your hair clean with Duke Cannon’s tough-lathering shampoo pucks. Each one offers up to 175 washes, with naturally-derived fragrances, and scalp-stimulating ingredients like mint and eucalyptus, argan oil for conditioning, and oat kernel protein for strength. In Field Mint, Gold Rush Fever, and Barrel Char.

Making a Keyboard Out of Concrete

Making a Keyboard Out of Concrete

Evan and Katelyn Heling have made some unusual keyboards and computers, so we’re not surprised by their latest build. This time, they spent nearly 100 hours fabricating a keyboard out of concrete. While the body of the keyboard wasn’t too difficult to cast, molding durable, thin-walled keycaps from concrete took a lot of time and experimentation.

Gerber Armbar Scout Multitool

Gerber Armbar Scout Multitool
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This pocket tool from Gerber packs seven useful functions. At its heart is a plain-edge blade with a frame lock mechanism, but it also packs spring-loaded scissors, a bottle opener, a serrated saw blade, a package opener, and a pry bar. It also has a small hammer head for pushing in brads or other small nails. Choose from Burnt Orange, Onyx, or Green.

NEBO Transcend 1500 Headlamp

NEBO Transcend 1500 Headlamp
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Guide your way through the darkness with this even brighter version of the NEBO Transcend headlamp. This model tops out at 1500 lumens and has four brightness modes plus a strobe. Its body is made from aluminum and has a magnetic base for mounting on metal. It’s also IPX7 waterproof and impact-resistant.

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Elephant Rifle vs. Ballistic Gel in Slow Motion

Elephant Rifle vs. Ballistic Gel in Slow Motion

The Slow Mo Guys were joined by Scott from Kentucky Ballistics to test how destructive a .577 Tyrannosaur rifle cartridge is by firing it at close range into thick blocks of ballistic gel. It’s amazing (and terrifying) to see how the bullets deform the gel and the destructive forces at work. No wonder they say these things can stop an elephant.

Globe-Spinning Automaton

Globe-Spinning Automaton

If you’ve seen BattleBots, you’ve probably seen the robot that spins the giant nut. Inventor Hknssn created a similar machine, but it looks way cooler and doesn’t use electricity. Fingerbirgit is a kinetic sculpture driven by a hand crank or a weight. The 1170-piece artwork uses a series of cam tracks to manipulate the globe balanced on its fingertips.

Africa: All Bass Cover

Africa: All Bass Cover

We’ve heard a zillion and one covers of Toto’s 1982 hit Africa, but we couldn’t resist posting this buzzworthy arrangement by musician Charles Berthoud. To create the looped and layered track, he performed various parts of the song using different acoustic bass-playing techniques, from thumping on its body to rapid-fire strumming to fingerstyle plucking.

Making Meditation Music

Making Meditation Music

You know that soothing, ambient music they play when you’re getting a massage? Musician Daniel “RootFlute” Hansen’s performance shows how meditative music like that gets made. His self-made instruments include custom flutes, a shell harp, a clarinet made from antlers, a mammoth tusk, and ten Tibetan bells he plays with foot pedals.

Grenade Pill Cache

Grenade Pill Cache
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This grenade-shaped aluminum container from edcfans is made for carrying pills, spare cash, matches, or other small items you need to keep dry. Its screw-top lid has a rubber O-ring to seal out moisture and air, and it holds items up to 1.73″ tall x 0.75″ wide. They also make a version that looks like a tiny bomb.

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Robot Performs Microsurgery on a Corn Kernel

Robot Performs Microsurgery on a Corn Kernel

Sony shows off a prototype of its incredible Microsurgery Assistance Robot by performing surgery on a single kernel of corn. Its tiny robotic arms are controlled remotely by a surgeon, replicating their movements at 1/2 to 1/10 scale using the robot’s precision motors. The surgeon can observe the microscopic procedure via a stereoscopic OLED viewer.

Sony HT-AX7 Portable Theater Audio System

Sony HT-AX7 Portable Theater Audio System

This battery-powered sound system from Sony provides immersive audio wherever you want it. It includes a base station with multiple drivers and a pair of wireless satellite speakers for surround sound. 360 Spatial Sound Mapping tech envelops you with sound while playing movies, games, or music. The one downside is that it only connects via Bluetooth.

Festo BionicBee Robot

Festo BionicBee Robot

Festo specializes in robots that utilize biomimicry, or otherwise machines that move like their animal counterparts. Their BionicBee is an ultralight flying robot that takes inspiration from bees and can fly in a swarm indoors or out. It flies by flapping its wings, which can pitch and roll. Where was this bee drone when Corridor made this video?

2025 Kia EV3

2025 Kia EV3

If the Kia Soul and EV9 had a baby, it would be the new EV3. This 169″ long electric crossover has a boxy and playful look and offers a quick-charging 58.3kWh or 81.4kWh battery. Inside, it has an uncluttered look with a multi-screen 30″ display, a slide-out console table, and seats and surfaces made from sustainable materials. Watch the premiere video here.

Biodegradable Drinking Straw Factory

Biodegradable Drinking Straw Factory

The Earth’s oceans are filled with harmful plastics. So, if you’re going to use a straw, make it biodegradable or reusable. All Process of World takes us inside a Korean factory to show us how they crank out millions of these eco-friendly straws every day by heating and extruding a biodegradable polymer. It’s basically one really long straw until they chop it up.

Mossy Oak Mini Folding Knife

Mossy Oak Mini Folding Knife
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Despite its bargain price, Mossy Oak’s pocket knife is handsome, versatile, and durable. It features a stainless steel drop-point blade, along with a built-in bottle opener, glass breaker, and pocket clip. Its stonewashed finish and wooden handle scales give it a great look too.

Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F (Trailer)

Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F (Trailer)

A trailer for a new Beetlejuice and a new Beverly Hills Cop movie on the same day? It must be the 1980s again! We’re hoping Eddie Murphy and his co-stars can capture more of what made the first movie so great. Look for a blend of comedy and action as Axel F returns to the West Coast to save his daughter with the help of a new partner and some old friends.

Beetlejuice Beetlejuice (Trailer)

Beetlejuice Beetlejuice (Trailer)

We’ve seen Beetlejuice about 167 times, and it keeps getting funnier every time we see it! The long-awaited sequel to Tim Burton’s macabre masterpiece re-releases Michael Keaton’s evil genie from his model. Winona Ryder and Catherine O’Hara are back and joined by Justin Theroux, Monica Bellucci, Jenna Ortega, Arthur Conti, and Willem Dafoe.

Delray SE Wood + Carbon Fiber Sunglasses

Delray SE Wood + Carbon Fiber Sunglasses
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Tommy Owens makes these classically shaped sunglasses with a modern twist. Their outer layers are made from natural hardwood with a layer of durable carbon fiber sandwiched in the center. For added flair, they have a Vans-inspired checkerboard pattern on the ends of their temples. Available in zebrawood or ebony.

Driven: 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV RST First Edition

Driven: 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV RST First Edition

While it shares a name with Chevy’s most popular pickup, the Silverado EV is a totally different vehicle. Riding on GM’s Ultium electric platform, the top-of-the-line RST First Edition is one of the most versatile trucks we’ve ever driven. It offers exceptional driving range, carries larger items than most pickups, and can even power your home in an emergency.

Making a Pigeon Gear Clock

Making a Pigeon Gear Clock

Artist Uri Tuchman had a wacky idea – to make a metal gear with teeth shaped like little pigeons. After cutting dozens of tiny birds using a pantograph for tracing, he cut a matching gear and assembled them with a pendulum and other parts to create an analog “clock” mechanism. It doesn’t accurately tell time, but it’s a cool piece of kinetic art.

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