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  • SoilCam: Special Camera Shows What’s Done in the Dirt (Video)

    SoilCam: Special Camera Shows What’s Done in the Dirt (Video)

    Dirt: What’s it hiding? Inventor Josh Williams has come up with a way to find out for sure, by photographing all the crazy photosynthetic processes that happen while we’re busy not literally watching grass grow. It’s called SoilCam, and the images it’s been able to capture are surprisingly compelling. SoilCam is a homemade rig controlled via Raspberry Pi […]

  • RZA and Atari Announce Album Inspired by Classic Video Games

    RZA and Atari Announce Album Inspired by Classic Video Games

    A recently-announced collaborative project reveals that the legendary RZA will be releasing an album that has a different reference point from his usual landscape of gangster movies, kung-fu dubs, and 70s soul tracks: Classic video games. According to a new report, RZA and Atari are teaming up for “an album chock-full of original tracks inspired by the sounds […]

  • J.S. BURGERS CAFE Unveils Special ‘Ghostbusters’ Menu

    J.S. BURGERS CAFE Unveils Special ‘Ghostbusters’ Menu

    For decades, the be-all end-all of edible Ghostbusters merchandise was the infamous “Ecto-Cooler” Hi-C. But now a burger joint in Japan affiliated with retailer Journal Standard has unveiled an entire menu full of items that make Ecto-Cooler look like the cheap cash-in it may arguably be. It’s the new Ghostbusters menu from J.S. BURGERS CAFE. J.S. BURGERS CAFE’s Ghostbusters menu includes such delicacies […]

  • Spoiled.io: Spoil ‘Game of Thrones’ via Anonymous Texts to Your Enemies

    Spoiled.io: Spoil ‘Game of Thrones’ via Anonymous Texts to Your Enemies

    By my estimation, approximately 35% of the population is severely susceptible to spoilers of TV shows, getting extremely angry if a plot development is revealed before they get to watch the episode in question. And approximately 98% of those people watch Game of Thrones. So if one of these unlucky people has managed to make you […]

  • Venque 3D Slim Wallet: Carry Coins Without the Bulge

    Venque 3D Slim Wallet: Carry Coins Without the Bulge

    Everything has its price, which is a bit of wisdom that remains true even in the world of premium slim wallets. Normally, if you want to slim down the amount of space a wallet will take up in your pocket, you have to sacrifice a place to keep your change. But the people at Venque […]

  • Vinylize.it Lets You Turn Soundcloud Files Into Vinyl Records

    Vinylize.it Lets You Turn Soundcloud Files Into Vinyl Records

    One of the most important sites on the internet for lovers of independent music is SoundCloud, where artists can upload their work online and get it heard whether they have an audience of millions or dozens. Vinylize.it is a new service that lets both artists and fans get their favorite SoundCloud tracks in a format […]

  • The Clearport: Airport-Inspired Retailer Opens in New Jersey (Photos)

    The Clearport: Airport-Inspired Retailer Opens in New Jersey (Photos)

    You walk into the terminal and look up at the monitors to check on the latest arrivals and departures. You proceed past a seating area equipped with USB charging ports and through a TSA body scanner before … picking up some clothes and purchasing them at the counter!? That’s right, if you’re at The Clearport, a […]

  • Nirvana: Two Unreleased Songs From the Band Surface Online (Audio)

    Nirvana: Two Unreleased Songs From the Band Surface Online (Audio)

    I don’t know anything about the culture of studio session tape trading, but I would imagine that you spend a lot of money on tapes hoping to find a snippet or two of something good—which would make a find by a recent eBay auction winner even luckier than previously thought, since they were able to […]

  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ale From New Belgium x Ben & Jerry’s

    Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ale From New Belgium x Ben & Jerry’s

    If you remember last year’s Salted Caramel Brownie Brown Ale collaborating between New Belgium and Ben & Jerry’s, you might be wondering if these two brands have anything else in store. They do! It’s a Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ale, the perfect beer to pair with a pint of Ben & Jerry’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough ice […]