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  • ’12 Hungry Yelpers': Yelp Reviewers Get Food Network TV Show

    ’12 Hungry Yelpers': Yelp Reviewers Get Food Network TV Show

    If you’ve spent any time in the last several years looking up local restaurants on the internet, you’re very familiar with the power of a well-placed Yelp review. Now, those intrepid amateur food critics are going to get an even bigger profile courtesy of the Food Network, which just greenlit a reality series called 12 […]

  • Automatic Music Censorship Tech Patented by Apple

    Automatic Music Censorship Tech Patented by Apple

    “Censorship” is generally not a very appealing word, but there’s still plenty of money to be made on the process, especially as technology advances to the point where it becomes automatic. Apple has reportedly patented just such an automatic music censorship technology that we may begin to see rolled out in the near future. Apple’s […]

  • DC Originals Tech Collection From Casetify and Colette

    DC Originals Tech Collection From Casetify and Colette

    Just as it sometimes takes a lot of superheroes to conquer a specifically dangerous threat to humanity, it’s taken a lot of cooperative entities to create this DC Originals Tech Collection. DC Comics and its corporate overlord Warner Bros., for one, but also Casetify and Colette have all teamed up to bring us this capsule collection […]

  • OMATA One Analog GPS Speedometer

    OMATA One Analog GPS Speedometer

    There’s no shortage of devices for tracking speed (and distance, and calories burned, and texts received, and Facebook alerts, and on and on and on) while you bike, but most of them contribute to the overall culture of information overload that can be detrimental to exercise. OMATA ONE is a bike speedometer that only focuses on […]

  • THINO: “Faster, Safer, Easier” Charging for Your Devices

    THINO: “Faster, Safer, Easier” Charging for Your Devices

    When you find yourself low on battery life in one of your crucial mobile devices, it’s not always convenient to hook it up to a standard wall charger for various reasons. There are lots of alternatives out there, one of which is THINO, which promises mobile charging on the go that’s faster, safer, and easier […]

  • ‘Show Posters: The Art and Practice of Making Gig Posters’

    ‘Show Posters: The Art and Practice of Making Gig Posters’

    Fewer and fewer people are buying albums these days, so a 21st century band that wants to make a visual impression has to do so beyond the boundaries of traditional album art. One way to do that is through the gig poster, the art of which is the subject of Show Posters: The Art and […]

  • Belcampo Beef Blunts: Sometimes a Cigar is Just Meat

    Belcampo Beef Blunts: Sometimes a Cigar is Just Meat

    Imagine that you’re a hardcore carnivore who abhors smoking and who’s celebrating the birth of your first child. What can you pass out in lieu of the traditional cigars? There may not seem to be a clear answer, at least not until you discover the existence of Belcampo Beef Blunts. Belcampo Beef Blunts aren’t just […]

  • Oasis Eco Resort Unveiled by Baharash Architecture (Video)

    Oasis Eco Resort Unveiled by Baharash Architecture (Video)

    Deep in the desert in the United Arab Emirates, the location for what will perhaps be the most environmentally efficient luxury resort of all time has been selected by the Eco Resort Group. There, the Oasis Eco Resort from Baharash Architecture will be erected around a natural groundwater spring. Now, the Oasis Eco Resort has […]

  • Michael Jordan’s 1992 Dream Team Sneakers Up for Auction

    Michael Jordan’s 1992 Dream Team Sneakers Up for Auction

    Michael Jordan is a god in two universes, but here we have an item that concerns the overlap between both of them: Basketball and sneakers. To be specific, Michael Jordan’s 1992 Dream Team sneakers, worn during much of Jordan’s on-the-court action during the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, are going up for auction later this month. […]

  • Porsche 911 Office Chair: The Porsche of Office Chairs

    Porsche 911 Office Chair: The Porsche of Office Chairs

    If you thought the only way you could enjoy the sensation of sitting in the seat of a Porsche 911 Carrera GTS was to get behind the wheel of one, good news: There’s another, (slightly) less expensive option, in the form of the Porsche 911 Office Chair. The Porsche 911 Office Chair is made from […]