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MATCHLESS COFFEE SODA

Not to be confused with cold brew coffee, Matchless Coffee Soda is a locally roasted, flash-chilled coffee that is lightly sweetened and carbonated before canning. They don't dilute the product with seltzer, soda water, or fruit juice and its brewed in large batches for an optimal extraction rate so the coffee's base origin is fully expressed. Best served over ice with a citrus peel.

 

POPSMOKE.SUPPLY | SEVENTY2 SURVIVAL SYS

Curated by top survival experts, the Seventy2 Survival System could be the difference between life or death during an emergency. It's comprised of 35 high-quality tools and instructions designed to keep you alive during the first 72 hours after a crisis.

 

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Liquid I.V.’s Hydration Multiplier is a great-tasting, Bbreakthrough science of Cellular Transport Technology (CTT)™ to deliver hydration faster than H20

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Developed in the 1950s for the Danish and Swedish military it glides on in freezing weather and stays solid in the heat. For your soft and supple Ranger School hands.


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THE BIRTHPLACE OF BAUHAUS

Clean lines and a minimalist aesthetic are the foundations of the Bauhaus Movement. While those components are features still desired in today's architecture, the practice actually dates back to 1919 at Weimar University in Germany. The revolution was initiated by architect Walter Gropius and his design philosophies are still just as — if not more — relevant than they were 100 years ago.

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THE STRANGE GEOGRAPHY OF THE UNITED STATES

Geography seems like a pretty cut-and-dry subject — until you start breaking it down. New York City, with its cold winters, is roughly on the same latitude as Madrid, Spain, which is renowned for its good weather. RealLifeLore finds this and a lot of other strange quirks of geography in this surprising video.

 

VAPIUM SUMMIT + VAPORIZER

Built to handle adverse conditions, the Vapium Summit+ Vaporizer is the ideal implement for the outdoorsman. Its rugged high-impact polycarbonate body is the first to be IP54-rated as splash-proof. Onboard buttons allow for quick temperature adjustment, with more precise control available via an app, and a laser-welded stainless steel air path ensures a clean hit every time. Available in black, blue, or green.

STONE FEAR. MOVIE. LIONS. IPA

The first year-round offering from Stone Brewing Richmond, Fear. Movie. Lions is all about location. The beer is not only Stone's first attempt at a New England style IPA — unfiltered with loads of citrus and tropical fruit notes minus the traditional hop bite — but is named using the what3words convention that encodes geographic coordinates into three dictionary words, pinpointing the location the IPA was conceived. Available in 16oz cans exclusively throughout the East Coast this summer.

 

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OZARK | SEASON 2

The Byrdes are back. Even though Camino Del Rio is out of their hair, things aren't looking up for Marty and his family. Jason Bateman and Laura Linney return to the Ozarks when season two beings streaming August 31, 2018.

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VOLKSWAGEN PIKES PEAK RECORD RUN

Volkswagen brought their I.D. R electric race car to the 2018 Pikes Peak hill climb with one mission — to smash the previous record in the Unlimited class. And smash they did, setting a new record over 15 seconds faster than the one set in 2013 by a gas-powered turbocharged Peugeot. Watch the entire record-breaking run from a birds-eye helicopter view — even the helicopter has a hard time keeping up.

 

ASTROREALITY EARTH MODEL

Have the world in the palm of your hands with Earth. The augmented reality experience starts with a highly-detailed 3D-printed model of our planet. Once it's paired with the AstroReality app, just point your phone 's camera at the mini-Earth and you can travel around the globe exploring geological changes, wildlife, and weather patterns along the way. It's voice controlled, so simply ask any questions you have and find out how many gallons of water is in the Atlantic Ocean immediately. The data goes back through our home's entire 4.5 billion-year history, allowing you to take a walk through its complete evolution — the good and the bad.

POLYMEGA MODULAR GAMING CONSOLE

Instead of filling your living or game room with retro boxes, the Polymega Modular Gaming Console suggests a more elegant solution. The system consists of a base with a slot for CD-based systems like the PS1 and Sega CD and USB ports for add-ons, plus a series of modules that include controller ports and game slots for systems like the NES, SNES, Genesis, and TurboGrafx-16. The system uses a "hybrid" emulation solution that relies on both hardware and software and supports wireless controllers as well. All games will be output in 1080p, and pre-orders are expected to open later this summer.

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THE DEADLIEST WORLD RECORD

The current water speed record was set 40 years ago in 1978, and everyone who's attempted it since has been killed trying — making it the deadliest world record in history. Most of the record attempts have been made in boats built by the pilots themselves, with disastrous consequences. But Australian Ken Warby averaged 317 MPH in a boat he built in his backyard and is working with his son to try and beat his own record.

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DAVE MATTHEWS TINY DESK CONCERT

Dave Matthews showed up solo to get behind the NPR desk. Armed with only an acoustic guitar and his signature voice, the DMB singer kicked things off with some material from the band's new album, followed up with a few classics. Come Tomorrow is available now.

 

GRUBSTICK MASTER OUTDOOR COOKING KIT

With a modular array of stainless-steel utensils and thoughtful accessories, the Master Kit from GrubStick lives up to its name, giving you everything you need to take on a fire-roasted meal. The package includes tools for flame-broiling hamburgers, skewering veggies or sausages, and even for baking things like cinnamon rolls and bread twists in the coals of the campfire, opening the door for more variety in the world of campfire cooking. This entire kit of tools and utensils can be disassembled to stow neatly in a rugged canvas carrying bag, making sure everything stays organized and ready for your next barbecue adventure.

G-SHOCK GBA800 WATCH

It looks like your average G-Shock on the outside, but hidden within the signature shock-resistant shell is a fitness tracker. The G-Shock GBA800 Watch comes equipped with a special sensor that keeps tabs on your steps as well as a timer with up to 20 combinations. Pair it with their app and it can sync up to your phone for a breakdown of your daily activity. It'll even show exactly where and when you burned your calories. The timepiece is also water resistant up to 200 meters and comes in six fresh monotone colorways.

 

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HOW SEVEN NATION ARMY BECAME A STADIUM CHANT

The White Stripes' "Seven Nation Army" has become a stadium rock classic with the likes of Gary Glitter's "Rock and Roll Part 2" and Queen's "We Will Rock You". But the song didn't get there by way of American basketball arenas or football stadiums — it started on the football pitch in Europe. In Belgium, fans of the Brugge KV were about to play Italy's AC Milan when the song came on in a bar. It started later at the game, and the rest is history.

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I AM PAUL WALKER

To most of us, he was the face of the Face and Furious franchise. But to his friends, family, and castmates, Paul Walker was much more. Paramount Network goes behind the camera to showcase the life of legacy of the actor, father, and humanitarian for their "I Am" series. Featuring vintage recordings, movie clips, and interviews with the people that knew him best, the documentary will air August 11, 2018.

 

FIFTYTEN ADVENTURE VEHICLE SYSTEM

Instead of spending a fortune buying a custom adventure ride, transform your own truck into one with the Fiftyten Adventure Vehicle System. This DIY kit includes three pieces: a flat tray area that replaces the traditional bed and offers side storage boxes with a large drawer at the rear, a box that sits atop the tray and has T-slots for attaching furniture, kitchen modules, etc, and a pop-up rooftop tent. It's compatible with a wide range of models from companies such as Toyota, Ford, and Mercedes, and can be customized to fit your needs.

TIMMERMANS FIETSEN SCRAMBLER EBIKE

Inspired by the Scrambler motorcycle, Timmerman's latest eBike combines vintage design with modern tech. The new Scrambler is once again electric, giving riders an integrated LCD display and an engine that can be adjusted from 250 to 750 watts. The upgraded e-bike boasts a smooth and reliable Marzocchi Downhill fork, saddle suspension with an adjustable air damper for added control, and a set of Schwalbe G-One tires with an open tread design and strong outer blocks perfect for off-road use.

 

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HOW ONE FONT DOMINATED MOVIE POSTERS

When Carol Twombly created the Trajan typeface for one of the earliest versions of Photoshop, she never knew it would become one of the most used typefaces on movie posters. The rise of Photoshop for design also meant that there was a lot of homogeneity — and designer Yves Peters wanted to know why Trajan became the go-to font. Vox looks at what caught Peters eye and how he put the puzzle together.

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THE ART OF TRADITIONAL PINSETTER MECHANICS

Meet Joe Martinez. For the last 25 years, this Brooklyn-based mechanic has kept the vintage bowling alleys of the 40s and 50s ticking. These retro pinsetter machines are regularly replaced, making Martinez part of a dying breed. In this short profile, he takes you behind the lanes to showcase the traditional methods of old-school pinsetter mechanics.

 

MINI WIPEBOOK SCAN

A whiteboard at your fingertips whenever a creative problem needs to be solved. The latest Wipebook is integrated with the Wipebook Scan app and allows you to stay organized and optimize your daily workflow. Wipebook Scan lets you work things out just like you would on a whiteboard, no matter where you are, and then provides the ability to scan your work to your favorite cloud service to keep your solutions for future reference or share them with colleagues. Then you're free to wipe the work away and re-start on a fresh new canvas that you can use over and over again. 20 pages (10 graph + 10 ruled) along with a penholder and correctable marker are included.

AFTERMASTER PRO TV AUDIO REMASTERING DEVICE

Created to fix the most common problems with TV audio (such as the infamous quiet dialogue issue), the Aftermaster Pro improves the overall quality of your home audio without the need for soundbars or bulky speakers. The compact device hooks up between your TV and content source through HDMI and automatically adjusts and clarifies poor quality audio and dialogue, so you're not constantly adjusting the volume using a remote. The device also controls and balances your TV's peak special effects sound levels and provides you with a significantly better experience no matter what you're watching.

 

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RIDING THE TALLEST, FASTEST ROLLER COASTER IN EUROPE

In Poland, the tallest, fastest roller coaster on the European Continent is open to the public. The Hyperion has a 262-foot, 85 degree drop into a tunnel, a splash zone, and hits a top speed of 87 MPH. If you want to catch it, swing by the Energylandia theme park.

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THE ORIGINS OF THE CLASSIC SOCCER BALL

When you imagine a soccer ball, chances are you picture a sphere covered in black and white patches. It's called the Telstar. Although it's now synonymous with the game of soccer, it wasn't the original design. Vox details how the rise of broadcast television led to the iconic design you know today.

 

ADIDAS ZX 500 RM SHOES

A staple for runners in the 1980's and last seen in 2002, the Adidas ZX 500 is making a comeback this summer. The retro runners stay true to their roots with a recognizable silhouette and mesh and suede upper and add modern features like the lightweight EVA insert, TPU heel stabilizer, and the brand's distinctive Boost midsole. Presented in grey with a cloud white and clear orange sole.

FELIX GRAY COMPUTER EYEWEAR

It should come as no surprise that staring at screens all day can lead to eyestrain, blurry vision, and headaches. Felix Gray started to address this and created a line of eyewear that filters blue light and eliminates glare to reduce the side effects of prolonged screen time. To go along with their non-prescription and reading glasses, Felix Gray is now offering prescription glasses as well that utilize the exact same technology that helps reduce negative effects from screens. The eyewear is available in seven high-quality frame styles and ten different colors to match your style and face.

 

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THE PHYSICS OF RACING GAMES

Racing games bring the excitement of pushing cars that you'll never own around tracks and streets to the comfort and safety of your living room. While you're distracted by the flashy graphics and sounds effects, there is a lot of math going on in the background. Real Engineering went to Red Bull Ring in Austria to hang out with Ubisoft software engineers and learn how they bring a real-life level of handling to their racing games.

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ADAM SAVAGE BUILDS THE EDC 2 BAG

Adam's latest one day build is a very personal project: making a custom version of his new EDC TWO bag using the patterns he's putting out into the world. Marcos from Mafia bags stops by to guide Adam through some of the intricacies of sewing sailcloth and giving the bag a distinct look!

 

VICTORINOX SWISS ARMY CADET KNIFE

With its slim profile, simplified functions, and hard-wearing stainless steel construction, the Victorinox Swiss Army Cadet Knife is quite possibly the perfect pocket knife. Part of the Alox collection, the knife features a 2-inch large blade, can opener, 3mm and 6mm screwdriver, bottle opener, wire stripper, nail file, and key ring. Made in Switzerland.

HYRDAPAK EXPEDITION

Made using tough, durable, nylon TPU film laminate, the Expedition ensures that hydration is a priority on your next long hike or camping trip. Hydrapak's largest offering to date features a wide-mouth cap for pouring and filling, along with a keg-like dispensing tap for filling up smaller individual containers, especially given that the design allows the bag to stand on its own when full. When it's all tapped out, the bag flattens and rolls up neatly for no-hassle storage. 100% BPA & PVC free, it holds up to 270 fluid ounces and includes an external capacity gauge so you can track your hydration intake or measure contents.

 

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ROBORACE AUTONOMOUS RACE CAR

The 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed saw several new records. Volkswagen's I.D. R electric Pikes Peak car set a record at the hill climb, and both Roborace and Siemens made the first totally autonomous runs of the course — with very different vehicles. Roborace made it's historic run with a specially-designed car and watching it navigate the track is a glimpse into the future of transportation.

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THE VFX MASTERS BEHIND STRANGER THINGS

On this episode of "Notes on a Scene," Paul Graff, the VFX Supervisor, and Christina Graff, the VFX Producer of "Stranger Things," explain the special effects used in season 2. Paul and Christina discuss how they made the Duffer Brothers' ideas into reality, the five stages of the demodog Dart, the snowy particles in the Upside Down, and the Shadow Monster that Eleven fights at the climax of the season.

 

MOTIV ACTIVITY TRACKING RING

Many of us already wear a ring — and when unlike a watch, we leave it on all the time. That's why the Motiv Activity Tracking Ring sits on your finger instead of your wrist. Inside its unassuming waterproof case is a trio of sensors that let it keep tabs on your heart rate, calories burned, active minutes, sleep duration, distance, and steps, all without pinging you every time you get an email. It comes with both keychain and desk chargers, gets up to five days of battery life, and is available in rose gold or slate gray titanium.

FLEXR FOLDING PULLUP BAR

Everyone knows the value of a good chin-up or pull-up set, but many hotel gyms don't have what you need to stick to your body weight regimen. Innovating on the now-classic design of door-frame mounted bars, the Flexr Folding Pullup Bar is a surprisingly travel-friendly option. It collapses down into a bundle that can fit in your daypack or desk drawer without a second thought. The build is sturdy, with bent steel, aircraft-grade aluminum, and injection-molded plastic components, yet weighs just six pounds, so it's fine for slipping in your checked bag.

 

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THE MAGIC FORMULA FOR MILK BAR’S CAKE TRUFFLES

Milk Bar's cake truffles are a thing of beauty. The bite-sized balls of magic are a masterful mix of chewy cake, sweet white chocolate, and a crunchy topping. For those who can't visit one of the bakery's locations on the regular, founder and chef Christina Tosi demonstrates how to make her signature treat with a refreshing summer twist.

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KURT VONNEGUT’S GUIDE TO SHORT STORIES

Over his 50 year career, Kurt Vonnegut wrote numerous novels, plays, and works of non-fiction as well as several short-story collections. In this vintage sound bite, the author reveals his eight secrets to writing a killer short story.

 

VI PERSONAL TRAINER HEADPHONES

The Vi personal trainer boasts an A.I. engine that learns and adapts to you. The trainer provides workouts tailored to your goals and abilities and speaks in a warm, motivating, human voice. Vi also tracks your heart rate, pace, calories burned, and more in real-time upon request. And when the work out ends, use the Bluetooth headset to listen to your favorite music or podcasts via the Harmon Kardon sound with a battery life of up to eight hours.

UNIHERTZ ATOM SMARTPHONE

While most phones keep getting bigger, the Unihertz Atom does the opposite. Billed as the world's smallest, it's a ruggedized, water- and shock-proof device running Android Oreo. The screen is a refreshingly small 2.45 inches — the entire device is less than four inches tall and under two inches wide — yet it doesn't skimp on features. There's an octa-core CPU, a 16-megapixel camera, NFC, a fingerprint sensor, dual SIM slots, and all the other features you'd expect from a modern smartphone. Just without the window-sized display.

 

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STAR WARS: CLONE WARS

Between 2008 and 2013, Star Wars: Clone Wars showed us what happened in the massive war between Star Wars: Episode II and III. The series was abruptly canceled despite good reviews, and the plot was never truly finished. Disney is out to right that wrong with a new 12-episode season of Clone Wars. The series will be exclusive to Disney's new streaming service, which is expected to launch sometime in 2019.

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TITANS | TRAILER

DC Comics is taking Teen Titans out of the comics and into the real world — a very dark and sinister real world. The Titans have grown up and left the bright colors and hopeful storylines of series like the animated Teen Titans Go! behind. The Comic-Con trailer shows Dick Grayson as Robin, with none of mentor Batman's qualms about taking lives. Titans will be available only on DC's new streaming-only service sometime in Fall 2018.

 

MONTBLANC x BMW ACTIVITY KEY SET

The fob for the new BMW 5 Series Sedan is less of a key and more of a transmitter. At roughly 2" x 0.75", it's tiny enough to be carried in a variety of ways, and the Montblanc x BMW Activity Key Set gives you a couple. A watch-quality black cowhide leather wristband lets you keep the key on your wrist, while the metal key fob makes it easy to keep it attached to any legacy door-openers you carry around.

BIRDWELL x TODD SNYDER BOARD SHORTS

With summer just around the corner, it's time to think about a fresh pair of trunks to celebrate the imminent temperature spikes. The Birdwell x Todd Snyder Board Shorts are a good place to start. Like all Birdwell beach britches, these collab shorts are hand cut and sewn in California using a fast-drying material developed by the Birdwell family. The collection has eight different colorways, each made with enduring quality and timeless style in mind.

 

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WHAT A CONDUCTOR ACTUALLY DOES ON STAGE

In front of every orchestra, you'll find a conductor passionately waving a wand as the musicians play. They seem to be putting on a performance of their own. Almost as if they're possessed by the music causing them to produce movements that are somewhat like an interpretive dance. But what are they actually doing? Conductor James Gaffigan gives us some insight into their role and how their actions influence a performance.

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BETTER CALL SAUL | SEASON 4

AMC's Breaking Bad prequel Better Call Saul is returning for its fourth season on August 6, 2018. After Jimmy was barred from practicing law for a year, all he has to do is keep his nose clean and maintain a job and he'll be back in. Sounds easy, but for Jimmy, that's going to be a tall order. The series returns August 6, 2018.

 

ECCO EXOSTRIKE DYNEEMA EDITION BOOT

Tough enough for the trail yet sleek enough for everyday wear, the Ecco Exostrike Dyneema Edition Boot strikes an ideal balance between utility and style. Its upper is made from Dyneema Bonded leather that's five times stronger than typical hide yet lightweight, letting you attack the day without worrying about scuffs or tears. The Phorene midsole provides plenty of bounce, the molded heel cup gives it added stability, and the chunky rubber outsole handles any terrain with ease.

BAXTER POMADE MIXER KIT

If you think all pomades are the same, then you haven't tried any of the selections from the Baxter Pomade Mixer Kit. The kit includes four different pomades, with firm holds, light holds, and natural, matte, or shine finishes. Each pomade in the kit is great for travel, and allows you to find the perfect pomade cocktail to keep your hair looking fresh and clean on a daily basis.

 

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OVERLORD | TRAILER

Zombies overtake WWII in this J. J. Abrams genre-bending production. The film follows a group of U.S. paratroopers that have landed in Nazi territory. As they head deeper into enemy lines, they realize the regime has been dabbling in the supernatural to help them win the war. Starring Jovan Adepo, Jacob Anderson, Pilou Asbæk, Iain De Caestecker, John Magaro, and Wyatt Russell, Overlord is slated for release November 9, 2018.

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CASTLE ROCK

In answer to a mysterious phone call from Shawshank, Henry Deaver returns home to #CastleRock. From Stephen King and J.J. Abrams, Castle Rock now streaming. ABOUT CASTLE ROCK A psychological-horror series set in the Stephen King multiverse, Castle Rock combines the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of King's best-loved works, weaving an epic saga of darkness and light, played out on a few square miles of Maine woodland.

 

OCULUS TV

It won't have the resolution of a real screen, but Oculus TV does let you enjoy a virtual 180-inch portal anywhere you go. This new app for the Oculus Go works as a virtual streaming stick, so you can enjoy content from Netflix, Hulu, and other popular services, all displayed on the big screen in your virtual living room. More services are set to join in the near future, but don't expect it to replace your real-life set — your eyes probably wouldn't appreciate it.

TOPO DESIGNS x WOOLRICH KLETTERSACK

American outdoor brand Woolrich is known for its woolen fabrics, and it's those high-quality materials that make the Topo Designs x Woolrich Klettersack so distinctive. The Woolrich-sourced pieces are accented with rich leather, which appears on the base and lash tabs. It also has a completely lined interior, an inner sleeve that fits laptops up to 15 inches, a drawstring closure, oversized YKK zippers, and extra pockets on the top and sides. Available in a western print, black waffle or olive waffle and handmade in Colorado.

 

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BREAKING BAD WITH AARON PAUL AND BRYAN CRANSTON

Breaking Bad is officially 10 years old. To celebrate the show's anniversary, Aaron Paul is giving fans the chance to cook with him and Heisenberg in the infamous RV where Walt and Jesse started their Meth empire. Don't get too excited, unfortunately, it sounds like the only thing you'll be breaking is some eggs. But during his video shoot, Aaron finds out the old RV has a surprising new owner.

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GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS | TRAILER

The Godzilla franchise gets its latest reboot courtesy of director Michael Dougherty. A follow-up to the 2014 film, this installment finds not only the massive fire-breathing monster but a whole gang of ancient super-species as they all vie for the title of King of the Monsters. Vera Farmiga, Kyle Chandler, and Millie Bobby Brown star when the movie is released May 31, 2019.

 

MECARMY FLIO CARABINER FLASHLIGHT

Made of corrosion and scratch resistant titanium, the FL10 Carabiner Flashlight combines two vital EDC components into one. The lightweight FL10 has a large jaw and a wide swing gate that's easy to hook on to your keychain, belt loop, or bag. The carabiner also doubles as a multi-tool, with a box opener, bottle opener, micro USB charging port, and a pry bar that can be used as a flat head screwdriver. The bottom bezel is even designed to be used for self-defense should an emergency arise. The flashlight is powered by Cree XP-G2 LED with a lifespan of up to 50,000 hours and four lighting modes, strobe function, with a max beam distance of over 200 feet.

ORLEBAR BROWN 007 SWIM SHORTS

Known for providing the swim shorts in SkyFall, Orlebar Brown now have four different Bond-themed offerings available for a limited time. Each pair is designed for effortless style, and feature signature side-fasteners for adjustments and are made using 100% quick-drying polyester. Iconic 007 imagery is displayed on the shorts, from a still from Live And Let Die's memorable chase scene and the iconic beach scene in Dr. No to artwork from You Only Live Twice and an illustration from the Thunderball film poster features Sean Connery as 007 with a speargun in hand.

 

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WHY JIMI HENDRIX IS AN ALL-TIME GREAT GUITAR PLAYER

A legend, an icon, and the man that took rock to an almost mythical place in pop culture, there are few who have reached Jimi Hendrix's place in the music pantheon. He took blues, jazz, and funk and combined them in an elemental way that put the guitar at the top of the instrument ranks and changed what was possible with the combination of music and electricity. Polyphonic takes an in-depth look at Hendrix and what made him one of the most original musicians ever to take a stage.

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UNCHARTED | TRAILER

Nathan Drake is a treasure hunter, explorer, historian, and really good at getting himself in trouble. Until now, his exploits have been confined to gaming consoles. This fan film, directed by Allan Ungar and starring Nathan Fillion, takes Nathan and partner Victor "Sully" Sullivan out of the game and into real life.

 

AMERICAN PRESS COFFEE MAKER

Combining nuanced, balanced flavors with Keurig-like convenience, the American Press is an entirely new way to brew a cup of coffee. You use it by pressing down on the top, forcing your water through a patented reusable pod and up to the top, where it's ready to pour. A 100-micron steel filter ensures you won't end up with sediment in your joe, and the pressure-based brewing process leaves you with an espresso-inspired flavor profile that's less bitter than a cup of French Press. Its double-wall Tritan carafe can handle up to 14 ounces of coffee at a time.

OLD FAMILIAR COMB BOTTLE OPENER

After a long, hard day of doing manly things like Yeti hunting and combing your pomp back into place, a real man needs his comb to do double duty. The Old Familiar Comb Bottle Opener not only keeps you high-and-tight, it also helps you crack open a bottle of your favorite liquid bread. Designed by an authentic, tattooed barber and crafted completely in Buckeye country, these hardcore combs are laser cut from 12ga stainless steel, and come in two versions — a mini Mustache/ Beard Comb ($10) or the big daddy Full Size Comb ($23).

 

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THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE IMPOSSIBLE BURGER

It's called the Impossible Burger and it looks, feels, tastes and smells like ground beef, even though it's made entirely of plants. It's all thanks to science and genetically engineered yeast. WIRED explores how close it comes to the real thing and if it's 100% safe.

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DISENCHANTMENT

Misadventure awaits! Disenchantment, the new series from The Simpsons creator Matt Groening, premieres August 17. Watch Disenchantment on Netflix:

 

NANOCASE BATTERY-EXTENDING IPHONE CASE

When your phone's battery gets hot, it consumes more energy. Nanocase helps extend your battery life by keeping it cool. Inside the low-profile case is a thin layer of graphene that dissipates heat from the back of your phone, resulting in a cooler operating temperature and a battery life boost of up to 20% without the added bulk, weight, or inconvenience of a traditional battery pack. It fully supports wireless charging and is available for the iPhones 8, 8 Plus, and X.

GOOGLE PIXEL BUDS EARPHONES

The comparisons with Apple's AirPods are inevitable. They're also not entirely fair. Google Pixel Buds Earphones are wireless earbuds that offer a super-easy pairing process with their company's flagship phone — in this case, the Pixel 2 — and come with a combination charging/carrying case. But unlike the super-tiny AirPods, these are connected via a fabric cable and have unique feature reserved for their users: near real-time translation. Two Pixel Bud wearers can carry on a conversation in two different languages, with Google serving as the translator. Available in three Pixel-matching colors.

 

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TRAVIS PASTRANA HONORS EVEL KNIEVEL

Travis Pastrana honors Evel Knievel by re-creating the Caesars Palace fountain jump that almost cost Evel his life.

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SURF NEW YORK CITY

CHECK OUT BEHIND THE SCENES!

That you can surf in New Your City

 

BISON DESIGNS KOOL TOOL BELT

Who needs a tool belt when your belt is your tool? The Bison Designs Kool Tool Belt helps keep your pants up and keep you ready for anything by incorporating three wire strippers, large and small flathead screwdrivers, a Phillips head screwdriver, both standard and metric hex tools and rulers, and, of course, a bottle opener all into a single Cr-13 steel buckle. Paired with a black 44 mm ribbed webbing belt for that extra bit of manliness.

1970 TUPOLEV A-3 AEROSLEDGE N007

The Tupelov Design Bureau is known for designing all manner of Soviet Cold War aircraft — from the military Tu-95 Bear to the Tu-144, the Soviet Union's answer to the Concorde. The A-3 Aerosledge occupies a much more unique place in Soviet history: It was designed to pickup cosmonauts and pilots across the Siberian tundra. The design specs stated that it had to be able to travel over snow, ice, and water. Alexi Tupelov's answer was an aerosledge — a vehicle that utilizes ground effect to skim over the ground on a cushion of air. This A-3 was spirited out of the Soviet Union and received a complete restoration in Germany, making it one of the most interesting and functional relics of the Cold War.

 

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MADE OF METTLE

Made of Mettle is the unlikely success story of Tim Leatherman, who spent years in his garage engineering and designing the world's first pliers-based multi-tool. Persevering through skeptics and hundreds of rejections, he finally brought to market the Leatherman PST, and changed, not only his life, but the lives of countless others around the world.

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HOW SWEDEN BECAME THE LEADER IN CAR SAFETY

Between 1950 and 1970 the number of deaths on Sweden's roads more than doubled. Today though, it has one of the world's lowest rates of traffic fatalities. This is the story of how the Swedish Government started the change on 'H-Day': September 3rd 1967. Video by Tom Gibson

 

TITAN®ULTRA-COMPACT DUAL-OUTPUT LED KEYCHAIN LIGHT

Built to SureFire’s exacting standards—and created for everyone—the groundbreaking Titan is the world’s first professional-grade keychain flashlight. This ultra-compact, dual-output feat of engineering boasts a proprietary faceted reflector that shapes the light from its high-performance LED into a broad, smooth MaxVision Beam™ at both 125 and 15 lumens—astounding levels for a finger-sized light. The beam is perfectly balanced and better preserves your dark-adapted vision since it doesn’t have an intense hot spot. And its wide beam pattern was designed to fit your field of view. Because of all these factors, it better maintains your overall situational awareness, crucial for safely navigating in the dark. 

RADIATE PORTABLE CAMPFIRE

A fire is a key ingredient to any successful night of camping. The Radiate Portable Campfire makes having one as effortless as lighting a candle. Made from 100% recycled soy wax and 100% recycled paper pulp, each one burns for 3-5 hours with no smoky smell and far less soot than a traditional fire. With a shelf life of 30 years, it's also waterproof and comes in a two-pack in either original or a bug-repellent eucalyptus.

 

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HOMECOMING SEASON 1 | TRAILER

Here's the official trailer for Prime Video's upcoming mind-bending psychological thriller, Homecoming, starring Julia Roberts and directed by Sam Esmail (Creator of Mr. Robot). " Watch Homecoming 11/2 exclusively with Prime Video. Heidi Bergman (Julia Roberts) is a caseworker at Homecoming, a Geist Group facility helping soldiers transition to civilian life.

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THE LOGISTICS OF FORMULA ONE

Buy The Crew 2, available now from the Ubisoft Store for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC

 

NOCO XGRID POWER BANK

There are no power outlets in the wilderness. The Noco XGrid Power Bank provides a weekend's worth of power in an enclosure that can stand up to the elements. It has two charging ports for things like your phone, action camera, or speaker, providing up to 60 hours of additional talk time or 400 hours of audio playback. You can recharge it over Micro USB or via the dedicated solar cable input, the integrated glow light can help you get things connected after a long day on the trail, and the rubberized casing keeps it safe from bumps, drops, water, and dust.

CABLE BUILT

For his role as Cable in Deadpool 2, Josh Brolin turned to LA-based trainer Justin Lovato to help transform him into the ripped, time-traveling assassin he plays in the film. The intense workout program put the 50-year-old actor in the gym five to six days per week and is available to everyone through this 12-week program. CableBuilt is laid out in comic book form with original illustrations and includes detailed training splits with corresponding workouts, diets with comprehensive explanations, and a full supplement protocol from the trainer and former pro bodybuilder.

 

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SCI-FI QUESTIONS WITH JAMES CAMERON

Director James Cameron uses the power of Twitter to answer some common questions about the science fiction genre. James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction premieres on AMC on 4/30.

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COMMUNICATING WITH ALIENS

This week on Offworld, we look at the science fiction film Arrival and its depiction of communication with alien life! Ariel is joined by cognitive neuroscientist Dr. Teon Brooks and Dr. Douglas Vakoch, President of METI (Messaging Extraterrestial Intelligence) to discuss how we might try to decipher verbal and visual language or alien origin.

 

COWBOY ELECTRIC BICYCLE

Designed with urban commuters in mind, the Cowboy Electric Bicycle is a sleek, intelligent form of transportation. The bike features a concealed 252 WH, key-secured battery that lies in its seatpost and weighs a mere four pounds. The battery charges in under three hours and provides riders with up to 30 miles of unassisted range. You'll take advantage of that range with the bike's intelligent motor assist system that senses when on your ride you need a boost. It's lightweight at 35 pounds, and riders can connect via the iOS/Android app for live ride stats, built-in navigation, and GPS tracking.

CRKT TACTICAL KEY

Designed by former U.S. Army officer and martial arts Sensei James Williams, the CRKT Tactical Key is a stealth self-defense tool that hides in plain sight alongside your other keys. Its glass-reinforced nylon handle is designed to provide a secure grip with two fingers, while the pointed end serves as an effective weapon and doubles as a Phillips screwdriver.

 

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THE DEFINITIVE POST-MILITARY JOB SEARCH HANDBOOK

Tell us if this sounds familiar: You're contemplating leaving the service – or have already left. You're facing the prospect of building a brand-new career from scratch. And this prospect is just slightly terrifying. If so, you've come to the right place.

RESIST TO URGE TO TORRENT IN YOUR COLLEGE DORM ROOM

Ah, college. The time to explore one’s interests, one’s self-identity, and one’s crazy high-speed internet connection. While you might be tempted to use your college network for nefarious purposes, since you can now BitTorrent anything you want at much faster rates than what you might have had at your parents’ home, think about whether it’s worth it. Nothing is going to ruin your day more than getting busted for BitTorrent, your dealings on the Dark Web, or whatever other crazy thing you’re up to.

 

MAXPEDITION GEAR KEYPER

We finish our bags with a triple coat of polyurethane for water resistance and add a Final coat of dupont Teflon fabric Protector to repel the elements. Only the best components and designs are used. We Use complete YKK zippers and slides exclusively unlike our competitors who put YKK slides on generic zippers. We add Military grade Nylon webbing for straps, handles, and modular attachment points. Genuine Dura flex buckles and hardware add strength and functionality. Starting with large, unseamed panels of 1000 denier Nylon, we meticulously reinforce each stress point with composite thread. No unnecessary seams or polyester parts are used.

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TONY HAWK DOES 50 TRICKS AT 50

I never imagined being able to skate into my adult life, or that anyone would still care if I did. To celebrate, I did 50 tricks that I've created (and/or pioneered on vert). Thanks to all of you that made this dream possible. It's been an unreal ride, but I'm not done yet.

 

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THE ULTIMATE GAMING SETUP

Fortnite, PUBG, Far Cry 5? Which game would you play on this gaming PC setup?

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DEADPOOL TAKES OVER STEPHEN’S MONOLOGUE

Stephen talks about D.C. every night but, after a visit from Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds), it appears the Late Show is part of the Marvel Universe.

 

POPSMOKE.TV | EDUCATIONAL

ALL ABOUT COFFEE

As a biochemistry major and barista at Beltway Coffee in Abilene, Chandler Graf has a deep passion and appreciation for the integration of science in the art of brewing coffee.

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POV MOTORCYCLE RIDE IN THE INDIAN HIMALAYAS

In the midst of a 10,000 mile motorcycle journey, Robert Jan van der Kaaij ascended a mountain in the Indian Himalayas. Eventually running into snowy weather, he had to pack his motorcycle on the back of a truck to continue. Over the course of the 81-day solo journey, he visited 14 countries.

 
 

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BREAKING HABITS

The film is about a Californian sorority of a different kind, follows Christine Meeusen, a corporate exec-turned-cannabis-farmer who found her calling in medicinal marijuana. It tells how Meeusen, betrayed by a bigamist husband after 17 years, fled penniless with her three young children and discovered the lucrative business of cannabis farming.

 

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CAPTIVE STATE | TRAILER

From the director of RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, watch the teaser trailer for CAPTIVE STATE. In theaters March 2019. No crime. No poverty. No unemployment. The state of our union is strong.

 
 

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THE WALKING DEAD | SEASON 9

New world. New rules. The Walking Dead returns for Season 9 on Sunday, October 7 at 9/8c. Subscribe to GameSpot Universe Trailers!

 
 

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MARS | SEASON 2

The hardest thing about living on Mars... is us. Mars returns November 12 on National Geographic.

 
 

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PROJECT BLUE BOOK | FIRST LOOK TRAILER

First Look Trailer - HISTORY's new UFO drama series "Project Blue Book" starring Aidan Gillen ("Game of Thrones") and Michael Malarkey ("The Vampire Diaries"). Coming this Winter.

 
 

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BEHIND THE ICONS

Scott Storch - Still Storch (Vevo Original) There are few music careers like that of Scott Storch. The esteemed producer-songwriter made his initial mark in Philly as a key member of the Roots. A great start, but just the beginning of a wild ride.

 

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE FALLOUT | ALL STUNTS

With the sixth installment, Mission: Impossible Fallout produced by Christopher McQuarrie has some wildly intense stunts. Go behind the scenes of the incredible stunts of Mission: Impossible - Fallout starring Tom Cruise. 

 

Detonating a Nuclear Bomb in the Marianas

Did you ever wonder what happened if you detonated a nuclear bomb in the Marianas Trench? No? Let us find out together! This video was inspired by xkcd.

 

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THE PREDATOR | TRAILER

From the outer reaches of space to the backwoods of southern Georgia, the hunt comes home in Shane Black's explosive reinvention of the Predator series. Now, the universe's most lethal hunters are stronger, smarter and deadlier than ever before.

 

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HOW BLACK PANTHER CREATED AN EMPATHETIC VILLAIN

Killmonger is a great example of how an antagonist can challenge the hero not just through confrontation and violence, but by representing something that affects the hero emotionally. Produced, Written, and Edited by: Michael Tucker

 

POPSMOKE.TV | EDUCATIONAL

EVOLUTION OF GAME CONTROLLERS

Brief history of video game controller no one reads the description Music provided by Argofox: DOCTOR VOX - Paranoid Empire

 
 

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EXTINCTION | TRAILER

A father has a recurring dream of losing his family. His nightmare turns into reality when the planet is invaded by a force bent on destruction. Now, fighting for their lives, he comes to realize an unknown strength to keep them safe from harm. Starring Michael Peña, Lizzy Caplan and Mike Colter.

 
 

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NIGHTFLYERS | TRAILER

From the mind of George R.R. Martin, comes the psychological thriller, Nightflyers. Premieres this Fall on SYFY. From the mind of George R.R. Martin, Nightflyers on SYFY - Coming This Fall.

 
 

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THE FIRST | TRAILER

Any time people venture into the unknown, there is a cost. The First tells the stories of those that would venture there. Starring Sean Penn, all episodes of the Hulu Original Series The First lands September 14, only on Hulu.

 

PUBG: THE POWER OF THE GHILLIE SUIT

The power of the Ghillie Suit is remarkable. Those of you who have passed on donning the noob hunter, take a few moments to watch tacticians own the PUBG world.     

 

SEVENTY2 SURVIVAL SYSTEM

Curated by top survival experts, the Seventy2 Survival System could be the difference between life or death during an emergency. It's comprised of 35 high-quality tools


JOHN DEERE M-Gator™A1    

Whether you're taking a hill or hauling supplies, our M-Gator Military Utility Vehicles go the extra mile. From the battle-tested A1 to the high-clearance A3, we've got a lineup that's deployment ready, worksite ready and anything-you-can-throw-at-it ready.............

OPERATION FINALE | TRAILER

This thrilling true story follows the 1960 covert mission of legendary Mossad agent Peter Malkin as he infiltrates Argentina and captures Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi officer who masterminded the transportation logistics that brought millions of innocent Jews to their deaths. Now playing in Theaters.

 

F*CK, THAT'S DELICIOUS | SEASON 3

F*CK, THAT'S DELICIOUS is keeping local with Action and the fellas showing you how to dine like a real New Yorker, whether in the five boroughs or in New Jersey.This season has the crew doing everything from flower arrangements to DMT painting.

 

MOON 101

What is the moon made of, and how did it form? Learn about the moon's violent origins, how its phases shaped the earliest calendars, and how humans first explored Earth's only natural satellite half a century.