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  • Galaxy S5 Crystal Edition by Swarovski (Video)

    Galaxy S5 Crystal Edition by Swarovski (Video)

    The baffling trend of covering smartphones in very expensive crystals continues with the new limited edition Galaxy S5 from Swarovski. It’s part of the brand’s ongoing Crystal Collection for Samsung, and it decks out a new Galaxy S5 in a whole bunch of very shiny (and very pricy) Swarovski crystals. The Swarovski Crystal Collection edition […]

  • 9 Real-Life Robots That Are Remarkably Advanced

    9 Real-Life Robots That Are Remarkably Advanced

    Robots have been a part of our industrialized society for decades now, helping to build cars, clean carpets, and more. But the really impressive stuff in the field of robotics is only starting, with the dream of completely humanoid machines coming closer and closer to reality. And so, here are nine robots that exist in […]

  • OnePlus One Smartphone

    OnePlus One Smartphone

    Smartphone brands tend to be pretty sharply divided between the best and the rest, but one lesser known Chinese brand known as One is coming out with a rock solid piece of hardware that might take a little bit of spotlight away from Apple and Samsung. It’s called the OnePlus One, and underneath the hood […]

  • Glowdeck: A Cord-Free Charging Station

    Glowdeck: A Cord-Free Charging Station

    It’s possible that in the not too distant future we’ll look back at all those cords we used to have to deal with and wonder how we ever did it. Helping to usher in that exciting cordless future is Glowdeck, a charging station, music player, and notification platform that works without any unsightly cords. Glowdeck […]

  • R2-D2 USB Car Charger

    R2-D2 USB Car Charger

    One thing you never see in the Star Wars movies is Luke or Han taking a few minutes to park in front of R2-D2 and charge their smartphones. Seems weird to me, since you know R2-D2 has loads of power underneath his dome, but anyway – now you can do what Luke and company never […]

  • 9 Things You Should Know About Aereo

    9 Things You Should Know About Aereo

    If you live in one of several parts of the United States, it’s possible that you’ve been seeing Facebook ads for a TV streaming service called Aereo recently. It’s also possible you’ve heard about it on the news, since the company’s controversial business model is currently before the United States Supreme Court. But whatever things […]

  • 9 Best Novelty Sleeping Bags

    9 Best Novelty Sleeping Bags

    Camping season is here, but unless you want to sleep in an boring old sleeping bad like some loser, it’s probably time to consider buying a more exciting sleeping bag for your camping needs. Luckily, there’s a whole cottage industry out there of novelty sleeping bags that will make up for any unpleasant sleepover memories […]

  • 9 Coolest Bar Hopping Apps

    9 Coolest Bar Hopping Apps

    The art of bar hopping has changed considerably over the last decade or so. Back in the pre-smartphone days, all you needed for a night bar hopping was plenty of cash and possibly a sick day in the morning. Now, you have all kinds of mobile apps to simplify and enhance the process. Here are […]

  • Amar Stewart Paints Rappers as 17th Century Portraits (Pics)

    Amar Stewart Paints Rappers as 17th Century Portraits (Pics)

      The great painters of the 17th century might have had their good points, but they never had Jay Z or Tupac sitting in front of them as subjects. Artist Amar Stewart has rectified that historical wrong with a new series of paintings featuring famous rappers as they might have been painted back in the […]