Entertainment

  • Screening Room: Watch New Releases at Home, Legally

    Screening Room: Watch New Releases at Home, Legally

    Going out to the movies can be kind of stressful for people who aren’t prepared for it. Movie studios have been trying to give more homebodied cinema fans a way to watch new releases at home for years, but movie theaters have always stepped in and put a stop to it. With Screening Room, it […]

  • Stangler Works Ping Pong Paddle

    Stangler Works Ping Pong Paddle

    A little over a month ago readers of this site were made aware of the Coconut Ping Pong Paddle, an unorthodox variant on the classic table tennis racket design. But if you’re interested in top-of-the-line ping pong hardware that’s a little more conventional in its design, the Stangler Works Ping Pong Paddle may be your […]

  • ‘Luke Cage’ Teaser Hidden in ‘Daredevil’ Season 2 (Video)

    ‘Luke Cage’ Teaser Hidden in ‘Daredevil’ Season 2 (Video)

    If you were binge-watching the second season of Daredevil on Netflix over the weekend, it’s still possible that even you missed a teaser for the next Marvel original series, Luke Cage, hidden as it is after the credits of the season’s last episode. But this is the internet, and now you can watch the teaser […]

  • ‘How to Steal the Mona Lisa: and Six Other World-Famous Treasures’

    ‘How to Steal the Mona Lisa: and Six Other World-Famous Treasures’

    It’s a good time for infotational books with a criminal bent.  A Burglar’s Guide to the City came out late last year, and now we have How to Steal the Mona Lisa: and Six Other World-Famous Treasures, a book that provides tongue-in-cheek info on how to pull off your own heist based on seven real-life heists. […]

  • And Vinyly: Turn Your Mortal Remains Into a Playable Record

    And Vinyly: Turn Your Mortal Remains Into a Playable Record

    What to do, what to do, what to do with your final remains after you ascend to the great record store in the sky? If that metaphor for the afterlife pleases you, consider And Vinyly (say it out loud if you don’t get it), which presses the cremated ashes of the deceased into real, playable […]

  • ‘Indiana Jones 5′ Announced, Already Has Release Date

    ‘Indiana Jones 5′ Announced, Already Has Release Date

    You knew it was going to happen eventually, but now it’s official: There’s going to be a fifth Indiana Jones movie.  And luckily for the Jones purists out there, the movie that we have to call Indiana Jones 5 for now will star none other than Harrison Ford, and not some younger interloper, under the […]

  • ‘A Burglar’s Guide to the City’ by Geoff Manaugh

    ‘A Burglar’s Guide to the City’ by Geoff Manaugh

    Architecture is usually thought of as a way of building structures, but there’s another approach to architectural thought that has a very different goal in mind: Breaking into structures in order to steal something from inside. It’s this approach that was taken by Geoff Manaugh of the architecture site BLDGBLOG for his new book A […]

  • “Crown”: Run The Jewels Releases Virtual Reality Music Video

    “Crown”: Run The Jewels Releases Virtual Reality Music Video

    It was only a matter of time before virtual reality music videos became the norm, at least for a little while, and who better to get in on the action early than Run The Jewels? Interestingly, they’ve paired up with The New York Times to do just that for their track “Crown.” Unfortunately, to see […]