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  • ‘Burger Lab: The Art and Science of the Perfect Burger’

    ‘Burger Lab: The Art and Science of the Perfect Burger’

    These virtual pages are full of tributes to the art of the cheeseburger. But that’s only one half of the purview advocated by a new book from New Zealand chef Daniel Wilson, entitled Burger Lab: The Art and Science of the Perfect Burger. Burger Lab covers the basics of the world’s greatest culinary innovation, but […]

  • Colette Fidget Spinners, Some Inspired by Marvel

    Colette Fidget Spinners, Some Inspired by Marvel

    I’m a little bit too old to be fully aware of the whole fidget spinner trend, but a new line of fidget spinners from an unexpected place has definitely succeeded in catching my eye. Parisian retailer Colette has a whole bunch of fidget spinners available at their online store, and some of the Colette fidget […]

  • Fuze Card: “Your Whole Wallet in One Card” (Video)

    Fuze Card: “Your Whole Wallet in One Card” (Video)

    Everyone who’s ever had to fumble through their wallet for a lost card while an increasingly impatient line of fellow customers grumbling behind them has dreamed of having a single card that contains all their financial resources in one. Fuze Card is able to do just that, with space for up to 30 cards of […]

  • Stan: The Car-Parking Robot from Stanley-Robotics (Video)

    Stan: The Car-Parking Robot from Stanley-Robotics (Video)

    I can’t imagine Sid from Seinfeld would approve of it, but robotics firm Stanley-Robotics has developed a robot that can actually park cars. It’s called Stan, currently operational at the Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport. And presumably, the technology will be available in other parts of the world in the near future. I know the idea […]

  • “Kevin Spacey and Gordon Ramsay Have a Swear Off” (Video)

    “Kevin Spacey and Gordon Ramsay Have a Swear Off” (Video)

    Gordon Ramsay is one of the people who consistently elevates profanity to its true stature as one of the great art forms. And in one short video made to promote his upcoming series The F Word, it’s his abilities as a user of colorful language rather than a creator of colorful casseroles that are put […]

  • Sweet Heat: Skittles and Starburst Introduce Spicy Candies

    Sweet Heat: Skittles and Starburst Introduce Spicy Candies

    As I write this I’m on speakerphone with my attorney, because it appears that Mars, Inc. has stolen my college nickname for a new line of spicy Starburst and Skittles candies. They’re called Sweet Heat, and they won’t be on grocery store shelves until December – which means there’s still time for me to get […]

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Official Trailer (Video)

    ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Official Trailer (Video)

    The wait for Game of Thrones season 7 is almost over, and to help tide you over until the premiere date in July HBO has now released a new trailer for the season, promising the giant, bloody, climactic, and dragon-filled battle the series has been leading up to since it began. All your favorite characters […]