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  • ‘Sorayama': Artist’s Trademark “Sexy Robots” Become Celebrities

    ‘Sorayama': Artist’s Trademark “Sexy Robots” Become Celebrities

    If you’re not familiar with the name Hajime Sorayama, here’s a quick primer: He’s an artist who specializes in “Sexy Robots” (he’s the guy who did the cover of that one Aerosmith album, just as a for-instance). And now, a new exhibition entitled simply Sorayama is coming to the Jacob Lewis Gallery in New York […]

  • Shift: The Drone You Control With Your Thumb (Video)

    Shift: The Drone You Control With Your Thumb (Video)

    Drones are fun and all, but sometimes it seems like you need to be some kind of a technological wizard to use one. Shift is a new kind of drone designed to be controlled with just one hand—even more precisely, just your thumb.  And it’s so easy to use that it’s purported to be the […]

  • Felix Gray Computer Glasses Combat Laptop-Eye

    Felix Gray Computer Glasses Combat Laptop-Eye

    Laptop-eye, a term I just invented, includes eyestrain, headaches, insomnia, impaired vision, dry eyes, and any other ocular ailments brought on by too much time spent staring at a computer screen. The condition was long thought to be incurable, but a new eyewear brand has glasses that are specifically engineered to combat these all-too-common ailments: […]

  • Wicked Lasers Flashtorch Mini: Strong Enough to Light Fires

    Wicked Lasers Flashtorch Mini: Strong Enough to Light Fires

    As the song goes, “someone like you should not be allowed to start any fires.” That was in reference to an individual person, but it could also be applied to flashlights, particularly the Wicked Lasers Flashtorch Mini, which burns brightly and powerfully enough to start fires, whether it should be allowed to or not—and in a […]

  • lttl: “The World’s Best Insulated Travel Mug”

    lttl: “The World’s Best Insulated Travel Mug”

    A good travel mug has its advantages: Sturdy, maintains temperature, free refills at 7-11, etc. But you can’t really sip out of it the way you can a traditional mug or cup, unless you have lttl, billed by its makers as “the world’s best insulated travel mug.” lttl works thanks to its innovative stopper, which […]

  • Henty CoPilot: Wrinkle-Free Travel Storage for Your Clothes

    Henty CoPilot: Wrinkle-Free Travel Storage for Your Clothes

    Travel season is nearly upon us, and with it will come another deluge of rumpled, wrinkly clothes, ensuring that none but the most charming Lotharios will ever get laid between Thanksgiving and Christmas. But what if it didn’t have to be that way? The Henty CoPilot offers a solution, engineered to provide wrinkle-free storage for […]

  • Man-Sized Godzilla Figure From Bandai Costs $43,000

    Man-Sized Godzilla Figure From Bandai Costs $43,000

    There are some disreputable publications out there who may describe the new six-foot Godzilla figure from Bandai as “life-sized,” even though as we all know Godzilla stands much, much higher than a mere six feet. But since a truly life-sized Godzilla figure would be too terrifying to contemplate, we should be happy that we only […]

  • The Ultimate Candy Bar From Cool Material

    The Ultimate Candy Bar From Cool Material

    At this very moment, I can stick my head out of my window and see disturbingly elaborate Halloween decorations in front of one of the apartments next to mine, so the best holiday of the year must be just around the corner. And the folks at Cool Material have whipped up The Ultimate Candy Bar […]

  • “Mean Tweets – President Obama Edition #2″ (Video)

    “Mean Tweets – President Obama Edition #2″ (Video)

    More than a year and a half ago, President Barack Obama made his “Mean Tweets” debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Now, he’s back for “Mean Tweets – President Obama Edition #2,” which should be a treat for everyone who’s enjoying Obama’s final months in office and his attendant carefree attitude. The lede in most publications […]