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  • TIE-X: Audi Designer Improves Upon Darth Vader’s TIE Fighter

    TIE-X: Audi Designer Improves Upon Darth Vader’s TIE Fighter

    Darth Vader‘s TIE Fighter is just one of those classic designs that seemingly can’t be improved upon. But Jason Battersby, whose day job is as a exterior automotive designer for Audi, didn’t let that stop him from giving it the old college try, and the result is the TIE-X, a new and improved TIE Fighter […]

  • Under: An Underwater Restaurant Concept by Snøhetta (Pics)

    Under: An Underwater Restaurant Concept by Snøhetta (Pics)

    If scientists are correct and ocean levels continue to rise, a lot of us are going to need to get used to the idea of dining underwater. Luckily, Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta has come up with a concept that will allow a few lucky customers to do so in style – that is, if the […]

  • Chocoladilla: Taco Bell Tests Kit Kat Quesadilla

    Chocoladilla: Taco Bell Tests Kit Kat Quesadilla

    As the ancient sacred prophecy foretold, Taco Bell has finally achieved the intersection of its quesadillas with Kit Kat candy bars for the fast food chain’s latest concoction/monstrosity, dubbed the Chocoladilla. If you are now being cursed with visions of melted chocolate and melted cheese coagulating into some toxic glop and battling inside your stomach […]

  • ‘Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998′ by John Carpenter (Audio)

    ‘Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998′ by John Carpenter (Audio)

    One of the few pleasures of living in the early-to-mid 21st century is bearing personal witness to the unlikely career transformation of John Carpenter from genre film director to rock star. He released both Lost Themes and Lost Themes II over the past few years, and went on the road to play not just tracks […]

  • The Void Rug: A Rug That Looks like a Big, Round Hole in Your Floor

    The Void Rug: A Rug That Looks like a Big, Round Hole in Your Floor

    Remember the “Portable Holes” in Who Framed Roger Rabbit and a million other assorted cartoons? No, they aren’t real, and they’re never going to be as long as the laws of physics remained unchanged. But Scottish product designer Scott Jarvie has come up with a pretty cool riff on the idea, simply called The Void […]

  • “Bullying Jr.”: Burger King Releases Anti-Bullying Ad (Video)

    “Bullying Jr.”: Burger King Releases Anti-Bullying Ad (Video)

    Burger King seems to spend most of its advertising budget cultivating an ironic, humorous persona for itself, both on social media and in its promotional campaigns through other channels. But its most recent effort takes a superficially humorous but basically serious approach to a very real problem: Bullying. “Bullying Jr.,” to be exact. “Bullying Jr.” […]

  • Dancing Hot Dog Costume from Snapchat

    Dancing Hot Dog Costume from Snapchat

    It feels like it was approximately 14 years ago, but actually the Snapchat Dancing Hot Dog character came into our lives a matter of months ago, to the delight and bewilderment of people all over the world. A Halloween costume celebrating this modern-day deity is a no-brainer, and sure enough we now have a Dancing […]