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  • Hackaball: A Programmable, Customizable iPad Hacky Sack (Video)

    Hackaball: A Programmable, Customizable iPad Hacky Sack (Video)

    Part of me thinks it’s kind of sad that not even the Hacky Sack is safe from our brave new world of iPad apps and smart technology. But then there’s another part of me that thinks the Hackaball actually looks pretty cool. Hackaball is a Hacky Sack-like ball loaded with sensors that allow it to […]

  • Weber 121020 Go-Anywhere Charcoal Grill

    Weber 121020 Go-Anywhere Charcoal Grill

    As much as it pains me to write it, summer is almost over, but you still have time to reinvigorate your own BBQ game with some much-needed equipment upgrades if you put your mind to it. And one possible way to do that is by grabbing a Weber 121020 Go-Anywhere Charcoal Grill. The Weber 121020 […]

  • ‘Vinyl': Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger’s HBO Series Gets Teaser

    ‘Vinyl': Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger’s HBO Series Gets Teaser

    It probably doesn’t require a teaser to get people to want to watch a show about the music industry in 1970s New York, when Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger are two of the names behind it. But HBO released a teaser for Vinyl anyway, and it’s now online for your viewing pleasure. Vinyl stars Bobby […]

  • Casio G-Shock Mud Master Digital Watch (Photos)

    Casio G-Shock Mud Master Digital Watch (Photos)

    When it comes to great model names, it’s hard to resist something as good as the latest digital watch from the Casio G-Shock line. It’s the Casio G-Shock Mud Master, also known as the GWG-1000, specifically engineered to resist mud as well as other conditions one might encounter in mud-heavy environments. That includes resistance to […]

  • Thermos Smart Lid Hydration Bottle

    Thermos Smart Lid Hydration Bottle

    Regular readers of this site should definitely not be surprised to learn that Thermos has announced a “smart bottle” that takes their iconic brand name into a 21st century full of iPhone apps and mobile notifications. It’s the Thermos Smart Lid Hydration Bottle, made in conjunction with EXOS. The main purpose of the Thermos Smart […]

  • Char-Broil Deluxe Digital Electric Smoker

    Char-Broil Deluxe Digital Electric Smoker

    “Electric smoking” is a concept that many barbecue enthusiasts look at with a justified suspicion. But the people at Char-Broil have developed an electric smoker that they say has all the flavor benefits of genuine smoking, but with the convenience of a digital microwave – it’s the Char-Broil Deluxe Digital Electric Smoker. The Char-Broil Deluxe […]

  • ‘FIFA ’16’ New Season Trailer (Video)

    ‘FIFA ’16’ New Season Trailer (Video)

    Next month marks the release of FIFA ’16, the eagerly awaited latest installment in the FIFA soccer video game franchise. The game brings with it a few new innovations to the franchise, not least among them the inclusion of female soccer teams in the game. Now, in advance of the game’s September release, a “New […]

  • ‘The Day The Clown Cried': Buried Film Donated to Library of Congress

    ‘The Day The Clown Cried': Buried Film Donated to Library of Congress

    One of the most (in)famous unseen movies of all time, if not the most famous, is Jerry Lewis‘ The Day The Clown Cried, a purportedly disastrous movie the comedy auteur made about a clown who lured children into the gas chambers during the Holocaust. Lewis has refused to let any public screenings of the film […]

  • FEBO: Engrave Wood With the Sun

    FEBO: Engrave Wood With the Sun

    Harnessing the power of the sun is a growing concern in recent years, thanks to new levels of environmental consciousness. But one method of solar power has been around for generations: using a magnifying glass to burn a hole in something. It’s this principle that powers FEBO, a device for wood engraving that uses nothing […]