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  • Custom Converse Start From Scratch Shoes Now Available

    Custom Converse Start From Scratch Shoes Now Available

    Converse getting bought by Nike might have led to a downturn in the quality and durability of Converse sneakers, but now there’s a tangible upside to the sale as well, as seen in the Custom Converse Start From Scratch collection now available for purchase and customization from the Nike online store. The Custom Converse Start From […]

  • EcoFire: “Powerful Outdoor Cooking and Portable Fireplace”

    EcoFire: “Powerful Outdoor Cooking and Portable Fireplace”

    If you’re looking for a way to cook food outdoors this summer, but aren’t satisfied with the lack of fuel efficiency and environmental friendliness in typical outdoor stoves, there’s a camp stove now raising funds on Kickstarter that may deserve your support. It’s EcoFire, a stove that offers “powerful outdoor cooking” along with a portable […]

  • ‘Iron Man Every Suit Ever’ Web Series Debuted by Marvel (Video)

    ‘Iron Man Every Suit Ever’ Web Series Debuted by Marvel (Video)

    The internet, and in particular YouTube, is chock full of explanatory videos on the ins and outs of the Marvel Universe. But now, Marvel itself is getting in on some of that sweet short video action, with a web series awkwardly titled Iron Man Every Suit Ever, the first part of which recently made its […]

  • Wonky Mr. Potato Head: Limited Edition Toy Made to Fight Food Waste

    Wonky Mr. Potato Head: Limited Edition Toy Made to Fight Food Waste

    Mr. Potato Head has been the de facto spokesperson for eating your vegetables for generations now, even though some would classify potatoes as a starch. Now, Hasbro has joined forces with FareShare, a UK anti-hunger charity organization to create a limited edition Wonky Mr. Potato Head toy, in order to celebrate the sometimes-wasted misshapen vegetables […]

  • YInMn Blue: Newly Discovered Shade of Blue Made Commercially Available

    YInMn Blue: Newly Discovered Shade of Blue Made Commercially Available

    Many of science‘s greatest discoveries have been accidental in nature—take the one stumbled upon by Mas Subramanian in 2009, when he was working on a series of experiments toward developing new materials for use in electronic equipment. He and his team of scientists accidentally created a new shade of blue—one that doesn’t fade in oil […]

  • Gamevice: Play Smartphone Games With an Actual Controller

    Gamevice: Play Smartphone Games With an Actual Controller

    Smartphone games are great and all, but they’re missing a crucial tactile element that the video games of our youths and today have in their favor. But with Gamevice, you can equip your smartphone with all the buttons, d-pads, joysticks, and so on that you could ever want, and use them to play the games […]

  • ‘A Brief History of Video Game Controllers’ (Video)

    ‘A Brief History of Video Game Controllers’ (Video)

    If you were to take a video gamer from 1983, pluck him from his comfortable sofa and drop him onto a comparable sofa in 2016, he may have a hard time wrapping his mind around what video game controllers are like today. It’s that evolution that is the subject of A Brief History of Video Game […]

  • IJustCame.org: Porn Site Allows for Charitable Emissions

    IJustCame.org: Porn Site Allows for Charitable Emissions

    It’s probably not unusual for visitors to the internet‘s fine variety of pornographic websites to wonder at a certain point (presumably I don’t have to tell you which point I’m talking about) what they’re doing with their lives. With IJustCame.org, a new porno site developed by two students, every click of the “I Just Came” […]