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  • Shu Takada: Check out the World Yo-Yo Champion (Video)

    Shu Takada: Check out the World Yo-Yo Champion (Video)

    Hey, it’s late Friday afternoon, which means it’s time for every working person to go as close to autopilot as they can without creating a catastrophe. That includes me, which is why I’m directing your attention to one Shu Takada, who recently took home the gold Duncan in the 2017 World Yo-Yo Championship. Shu Takada […]

  • ‘The Punisher’ from Marvel and Netflix Gets First Teaser (Video)

    ‘The Punisher’ from Marvel and Netflix Gets First Teaser (Video)

    As a general optimist I have to acknowledge the possibility that Frank Castle‘s peak of popularity might be ahead of him – but as a realist I also have the right to acknowledge that in all likelihood that peak was sometime in the early to mid 90s, whenever his skull logo t-shirts hit the mainstream. […]

  • Helmut Lang Trash Bags Cost $500

    Helmut Lang Trash Bags Cost $500

    It sounds like a piece from the early 2000s Derelicte fashion campaign, but with the advantage of actually being real: Helmut Lang Trash Bags let you store and haul your garbage in the height of deluxe style, with price tags ranging between $450 and $495 to match. Helmut Lang Trash Bags come in miniature and […]

  • ‘Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite’ Full Story Trailer (Video)

    ‘Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite’ Full Story Trailer (Video)

    A few months back we saw the first teaser for Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite, and I vaguely recall some confusion regarding the actual storyline of the game, which pits characters from the Marvel and Capcom fictional universes/intellectual property holdings against each other and a shared common threat: Ultron Sigma. Now we have a Marvel vs. […]

  • Nebula Mars Portable Cinema: The World is Your Movie Theater

    Nebula Mars Portable Cinema: The World is Your Movie Theater

    Here comes Mr. Cinema Man, that reliable harbinger of autumn, with his magical cinema briefcase that brings joy to children and children at heart all over the world. This isn’t an excerpt from a lost Ray Bradbury novel – it’s one possible application for the Nebula Mars Portable Cinema from JBL. JBL’s Nebula Mars Portable […]

  • 100 Essential Films Scratch-Off Chart from Pop Chart Labs

    100 Essential Films Scratch-Off Chart from Pop Chart Labs

    Nothing sparks a love of cinema like a good checklist. The people at Pop Chart Labs recognize this, and they have created a chart that goes one better than a simple checklist: The 100 Essential Films Scratch-Off Chart. As you can probably guess from the name, marking one’s progress on the Pop Chart Labs 100 […]

  • ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ International Trailer Features Dr. Strange (Video)

    ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ International Trailer Features Dr. Strange (Video)

    Marvel superheroes have been hanging out with each other since the early 60s, and on the big screen since 2012, but it’s still kind of cool to see it happen. That’s even when it’s a character like Benedict Cumberbatch’s Dr. Strange who appears to dispense some mystical wisdom to Thor in the new Thor: Ragnarok […]

  • Naked Egg Taco from Taco Bell Has a Fried Egg Shell

    Naked Egg Taco from Taco Bell Has a Fried Egg Shell

    Philosophers have long pondered which came first, the chicken or the egg. It’s a question that will probably never be answered conclusively, but we do know which came first in the form of a weird mutant Taco Bell taco shell – that would be the chicken in the Naked Chicken Chalupa, which is now being […]

  • ‘Brand Knight': Illustrator Turns Brands Into Action Figures (Pics)

    ‘Brand Knight': Illustrator Turns Brands Into Action Figures (Pics)

    It’s been a while since I wrote up one of those illustration projects where somebody turns famous brands into something else – it’s kind of a played out idea by this point, but Dexter Maurer has breathed new life into the concept with Brand Knight, a series of illustrations that reimagine various brands as the […]