Aquaman is now the highest grossing film in the DC Universe. A large piece of its success is thanks to the insane amount of special effects that went into creating the visuals. In this behind-the-scenes footage, fans get to see just how the underwater world came to life.
With the release of standalone VR headsets like the Oculus Go, virtual reality is now mobile. Holoride aims to add tactile sensory experiences to VR — something that dovetails nicely with wireless headsets — by adding AR and VR to your car ride. Using GPS data, Holoride merges the scenery around you with augmented or virtual worlds, making the commuting a whole new experience.
You already know StockX is the place for limited edition sneakers and streetwear, but they also offer a wide selection of quality timepieces. Their open marketplace has everything from the most sought after Rolex Submariner and Omega Speedmaster, to more accessible options like the Casio G-Shock. After you find the perfect watch, buyers can place bids using real-time data provided alongside the product. There's no reason to stress about quality because once you've made a purchase, StockX will authenticate and verify the condition before shipping it out.
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Born in Hawaii, the OluKai ʻAlapa Li Sneaker embodies the island lifestyle. The shoes feature breathable mesh uppers with waterproof leather details. Paired with a wet-grip outsole and an easy-off drop-in heel, they're basically made for long days at the beach. If surfing isn't on your itinerary, their lightweight, moisture-wicking footbed supports any activity. Just like all of their shoes, each pair is hand-crafted and a portion of the proceeds will go to support the Ama OluKai Foundation.
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Netflix's Black Mirror: Bandersnatch is a legitimate attempt at interactive television — something that has been tried before, but with less-than-stellar results. Following the story of a young programmer who tries to adapt a fantasy novel into a video game, the show has something along the lines of eight endings. Not just a technical challenge, writing a compelling story is hard enough without finding multiple ways to end it. Go behind the scenes as the crew talks about what it took to bring the Bandersnatch to the screen for what might be a landmark moment in TV.
A scene after the end of the credits in Avengers: Infinity War set the stage for the latest addition to the MCU — Captain Marvel. The film follows Carol Danvers' return to Earth with her superpowers after joining the Spaceforce, which means this won't be an origin story. Carol seems to have forgotten much of her life before joining the Spaceforce, with flashbacks to her time as a child, basic training, and flying in the Air Force. The trailer also shows a young Nick Fury, a lot less cynical than when we initially met him in Iron Man. Starring Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson, Captain Marvel comes to theaters March 8, 2019.
There's nothing quite as rewarding as a sip of your favorite spirit after a long day in the outdoors, and High Camp Flasks make it easy to enjoy that beverage. Both the 375mL Halflight and 750mL Firelight flasks are vacuum-insulated and integrate magnetic, double-wall tumblers into their cylindrical design, ensuring you've always got a cup on hand wherever you may be. Each tumbler magnetically attaches to the flask as its lid so you won't misplace it and leave it behind. The larger Firelight flask has two integrated cups so you can share your vice with a friend, while the smaller Halflight has one cup for partaking on your own while on the go. Each is made from stainless steel and has an electropolished interior that won't retain or impart any flavors to your drinks. Being released for retail exclusively with Uncrate, the 375mL Halflight is only $69 before it goes to full price later this year.
Halflight: 375mL / One Integrated Stainless Cup
Firelight: 750mL / Two Integrated Stainless Cups
For those that grew up in late '70s and '80s, the graphic designs of NASA are some of the most memorable of the period, appearing on everything from hats to the Space Shuttle. This reprinting of the NASA Graphics Standards Manual celebrates this outstanding identity system, which was used from 1975 to 1992. Recreated for public use for the first time from the personal copies of the original designers, Richard Danne and Bruce Blackburn, it covers the logo, placement, color schemes, and other design standards that helped capture the imagination of a generation and make the American space agency a lasting, iconic part of our legacy of exploration. Included are scans of Danne's personal copy of the original manual, a forward from Danne, an essay by Christopher Bonanos, reproductions of the original NASA 35mm slide presentation, and scans of the 'Managers Guide', a follow up booklet distributed by NASA. Each copy is individually wrapped in a foil static shield, adding even more nostalgic rocket-age flair to this iconic design reference.
220 pages / 129 Image Plates / 9.5" x 11.5" / Hardcover
Building a guitar was once the province of skilled luthiers, selecting wood for their tonal properties and shaping each piece by hand to create an instrument. Then came Leo Fender, who brought guitar making into the modern age by taking a page from the automotive industry and simplifying the process — and cementing the guitar as the most popular instrument in the world. Fender's production techniques also brought guitar building to the masses and unleashed a massive amount of creativity to the form. This guitar by Burls Art is made of 1200 colored pencils set in epoxy resin and one of the most creative guitars we've ever seen.
Duncan Vizla is settling into retirement. He has a nice cabin in the woods. He keeps to himself. He's having a great time — maybe. But Vizla's career isn't as far behind him as he'd like. As the best assassin on the planet, Vizla is worth more to his former employer dead than alive — and they're sending an army of young killers to collect. Mads Mikkelsen stars as Duncan Vizla, aka The Black Kaiser, in this adaptation of Victor Sanos' webcomic and graphic novels by the same name. Polar starts streaming on Netflix January 25, 2019.