Home Alone has entered the cultural lexicon as a holiday classic, but the same can't be said for the franchise of games spawned by the movie. Angry video game nerd James Rolfe already cost himself a few brain cells reviewing both of the NES games, but a chance knock on the door reveals an unexpected guest — with every Home Alone game on a variety of systems, from the Gameboy to the 2006 Europe-only Playstation 2 version.
Ready Player One was a box office hit in 2018, with director Steven Spielberg taking Ernest Cline's 2011 novel of future nostalgia to the big screen. The visual effects-heavy film used the latest in computer animation to completely recreate the cast as avatars in a living virtual reality world, along with futuristic cityscapes and scenes from classic movies. Industrial Light and Magic takes you behind the scenes to see how Ready Player One's digital world was created.
You don't need to be a magician to appreciate the trick Hard Graft's Ta-Da Wallet has hiding up its sleeve. Pull back the herringbone elastic closure and it folds open, presenting all seven credit/ID/business cards, ready for access. It also has an exterior pocket for folded banknotes and is made in Italy from vegetable-tanned leather.
Width: 3.93" / Height: 2.95" / Depth: 0.39"
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Spider-Man has long history on the screen. From the 1967 animated series to blockbuster big-screen films, the character has been successful on both the page and the screen. Comic superfan Kevin Smith sat down with WIRED to go over all of Spider-Man's history of appearances onscreen from the late 70s to the present.
Benedict Cumberbatch transforms into Dominic Cummings for HBO's retelling of Brexit. Based on the actual events, the film follows the leader of the Vote Leave campaign and the efforts used to push the United Kingdom to withdraw from the European Union. It premieres January 19, 2019.
There's cold and then there's extreme cold. For the latter, you'll need the Ewool Pro Heated Vest. It features a full coverage heating element that runs through the back, front, and collar, wrapping the entire upper body in warmth. Just hit the power button and feel the temperature start to rise in just three seconds. The vest's thin, lightweight design creates a snug fit for layering under jackets or sweaters while the built-in battery stays charged for up to eight hours, keeping you shredding the slopes for longer. Designed in Canada, this vest was built to thrive in the harshest winter weather.
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Seen on the face of Matt Damon in his role of Carroll Shelby in Ford vs. Ferrari, Entourage of 7's Beacon 1020 sunglasses are a screen-worthy addition to your style arsenal. Not to be confused by imitators or knock-offs, the real sunglasses made by Entourage of 7 sport two dice showing the total number of 7 at each temple hinge. They're also worn by Michael Douglas in The Kominsky Method, an example of their timeless versatility. An Uncrate Exclusive, they're handmade in Japan of translucent Zyl acetate made from cotton and supported by titanium hinges with double rivets. Each arrives with a leather case that folds flat for easy storage.
Size: 51-23-145 mm
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No longer the sole province of huge government organizations or private defense companies, getting into space is being revolutionized by private companies. SpaceX is leading the charge with their reusable rockets, but in a sign of how far technology can filter down, Joe Barnard is building his own — albeit on a smaller scale. While Joe hasn't successfully landed a rocket yet, he's getting closer every day, along with learning a lot in the process.
Shanghai is known for is modern towers but if you look below its skyline, there's a wealth of Art Deco treasures. Defined by its geometric forms and gold accents, the architectural style rose to fame in the 1930s and was the epitome of glamor and luxury. Take a tour of two of the city's most notorious Art Deco buildings, the Grand Theatre and the Paramount.