The great thing about movies is there're just movies. They're not real. You can fall off a skyscraper or get shot 27 times and still survive. Christmas movies are no different. With some help from Jake from Vsauce3, former NASA engineer Mark Rober puts scenes from Home Alone, Elf, and A Christmas Story up again science to see how they hold up. The pair place their bets and the winner gets a major award.
Imagine a Wes Anderson video essay that isn't about Wes Anderson. Anderson's long-time Director of Photography, Robert Yeoman, is as much responsible for the unmistakable style of Anderson's films as the director himself. Robert talks about his influences and the lucky break that set him on the path to being one of the best in the business.
Inspired by the classic 90s shoes many grew up with, these 100% waterproof kicks go with anything and are ready for any type of weather. You can suit them up or dress them down, and the office-approved, comfortable sneakers are ready to be your go-to shoes for years to come. They're lightweight and breathable, and in addition to being waterproof are machine-washable, making it easy to keep them in top shape. They also have a full rubber sole, improved arch support, and pair well with denim, chinos, or shorts to help even weekdays feel like the weekend.
Presented by Vessi.
Presented by Vessi.
The instant torque provided by electric motors is exhilarating in a car, and even more so on two wheels. Propelled by a high-performance brushless motor producing up to 46 hp and 78 ft. lbs of peak torque, the Droog Moto E-Fighter is an all-electric screamer. Power is supplied by either a base modular 3.6-kilowatt-hour battery that can be swapped on the fly or a more permanent, optional 7.2 pack. Zero's 550 Amp high-efficiency controller handles distribution and enables regenerative braking, while also powering the LED head and tail lights, LED turn signals, and blue backlit digital speedometer. Each one is built to suit the buyer's needs and specs, which means the suspension setup is suited to matching their riding style, the seat height to their body dimensions, and even the tires, wheels — there's both a solid wheel and tubeless custom spoke options — and fork color can be customized. As such, the final price will be determined by the upgrades and changes the customer selects; all modifications and upgrades are available post-purchase as each bike is built in collaboration with Droog.
On the Island of Harris and Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland, over 170 freelance weavers are keeping the Harris Tweed alive. The centuries-old tradition of hand-weaving the material was originally called "big cloth" and is even protected by its own act of parliament. In this short documentary, you get to see the colorful characters that make the famous fabric and the strong heritage behind it.
Jason Padgett went to a karaoke bar a normal person — and came home a mathematical genius. In 2002, after leaving the bar, Jason was beaten on his way home. His sight was forever altered, seeing a world of patterns and relationships in mathematical terms far outside the realm of average humans.
One of the most famous actresses of all-time and an enduring sex symbol, Marilyn Monroe is still one of the most recognizable females ever. This black and white shot was captured on location at the Banff Springs Hotel in Canada during the filming of River of No Return in 1953 and catches the iconic profile of the blond bombshell. Printed to order on Fuji crystal archive paper, numbered and certified, and comes encased inside a hand-made solid wood black or white frame that's ready to hang. Limited edition of 495.
Medium / 16" x 20"
Large / 20" x 24"
Often an afterthought compared to knives and cookware, a good pair of kitchen shears is equally as useful in an active kitchen. Handcrafted in Japan's Hyogo prefecture using time-honored techniques, these Banshu Hamono Kitchen Shears certainly qualify. Beyond serving as a cutting tool, their 8-inch body also features an integrated nutcracker, a bottle opener, and, beyond the kitchen, hilt tabs that can be used to open paint cans.
With the largest and most advanced force the galaxy has ever seen, there's really no reason why the Empire shouldn't have crushed the Rebels. How It Should Have Ended not-so-subtly rewrites several key scenes in the Star Wars Special Edition to make the outcome a little less dramatic — and a lot more believable.
For over 50 years, this Italian photographer has been compiling some of the most sought-after cameras out there. Not limited to just cameras, his collection is full of photography treasures, including old manuals, books and magazines. This short film not only shows off his dreamy assortment vintage finds, but also his passion and love for the art.