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  • Hover Camera: “Capture New Perspectives” (Video)

    Hover Camera: “Capture New Perspectives” (Video)

    I don’t know if there are any X-O Manowar fans out there reading this, but if there are you might remember Mr. Manowar’s shoulder-mounted camera, which he could detach and send off to fly around on its own, feeding images back to his helmet. Now, something resembling this technology is becoming available, presumably without the […]

  • Altimeter Table Clock From Cool Material

    Altimeter Table Clock From Cool Material

    If you’re looking to add a dose of World War II era aviation to your everyday routine (and really, why wouldn’t you?), the Cool Material Shop has an item just for you. It’s the Altimeter Table Clock, but unlike the authentic altimeters they’re crafted from, these pieces tell time, not altitude. The Altimeter Table Clock comes […]

  • Svalbard Global Seed Vault: A Fail-Safe Seed Storage Facility

    Svalbard Global Seed Vault: A Fail-Safe Seed Storage Facility

    We must be living in Watchmen times lately, since fear of a great, potentially planet-altering disaster appears to be in the air. One recent example is the Immortus, the solar-powered car engineered for a post-gasoline apocalyptic landscape.  And now we have the much more practical (if for no other reason than it’s not a consumer […]

  • 118″ Cigar Club Denim Sofa From Curations Limited

    118″ Cigar Club Denim Sofa From Curations Limited

    Denim is obviously mostly known as a fabric for jeans and occasionally other clothing, but if you’ve ever wanted to take a nap on it you might have to do a little shopping. If you’ve got the money to afford it, though the 118″ Cigar Club Denim Sofa from Curations Limited might be the premature […]

  • ‘Sydney Opera House 360° Experience’ (Video)

    ‘Sydney Opera House 360° Experience’ (Video)

    If a trip to Sydney, Australia isn’t in the cards for you in the near future, you can now do the next best thing for at least one iconic Australian landmark – the Sydney Opera House. It’s watching the new Sydney Opera House 360° Experience, which gives you a ten-minute tour of one of the […]

  • ‘Postcards From Google Earth’ by Clement Valla (Pics)

    ‘Postcards From Google Earth’ by Clement Valla (Pics)

    There are times when the world captured by Google Earth looks more like a surreal landscape than the planet as we know it. These are the times captured and celebrated by artist Clement Valla for a project called Postcards From Google Earth. Postcards From Google Earth is an exhibit intended to be seen in art […]

  • “Boycott Beyoncé” T-Shirts Being Sold … by Beyoncé

    “Boycott Beyoncé” T-Shirts Being Sold … by Beyoncé

    It’s a byproduct of Beyoncé‘s life and work that there are a lot of people who hate her, many of them for reasons that are not exactly above-board. But all of them have reason to apply some aloe to a serious burn now that Beyoncé herself is selling a line of officially licensed “Boycott Beyoncé” t-shirts. […]

  • Dyson Supersonic Hairdryer

    Dyson Supersonic Hairdryer

    Dyson has been getting some bad press lately thanks to the revelation that their line of high-tech hand driers in bathrooms are like bacterial dirty bombs, spraying all kinds of nasty microbes and germs all over the place whenever they’re used. Luckily they still have a few products that aren’t being used as unintentional biological […]