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  • ‘LEGO Outside LEGOLAND’ by Domenico Franco (Pics)

    ‘LEGO Outside LEGOLAND’ by Domenico Franco (Pics)

    Photographer Domenico Franco has taken to the streets of Rome to answer one question and one question only: “What if actual objects in our lives were made of LEGO, but giant-sized?” And this investigation resulted in LEGO Outside LEGOLAND, a new photo series from the artist that answers that question visually. LEGO Outside LEGOLAND is mostly […]

  • Matrix PowerWatch: A Smartwatch Powered by Your Own Body Heat (Video)

    Matrix PowerWatch: A Smartwatch Powered by Your Own Body Heat (Video)

    A common feature of smartwatches is step-counters and other functions in the service of fitness tracking. But even if your body is kept in perfect working order thanks to encouragement from your watch, your watch isn’t going to get much in return from this bargain—unless you (in the near future, that is) have a Matrix PowerWatch. The […]

  • Sweety con Nutella: Nutella Sandwich Now at Italian McDonald’s

    Sweety con Nutella: Nutella Sandwich Now at Italian McDonald’s

    In times of absolute desperation, it’s possible that you have either smeared a bunch of Nutella between two hamburger buns and called it a sandwich, or at least considered it. But McDonald’s Italy has taken that Shaggy Rogers-esque snack and turned it into viral spun gold, in the form of the Sweety con Nutella. The […]

  • ‘Live by Night': Ben Affleck Gangster Drama Gets Final Trailer (Video)

    ‘Live by Night': Ben Affleck Gangster Drama Gets Final Trailer (Video)

    Another Ben Affleck/Dennis Lehane collaboration is in the works as Affleck adapts and stars in Lehane’s novel Live by Night. Now, the so-called “final trailer” for the film has been released in advance of its release date next year. Live by Night is a crime drama about Affleck’s Joe Coughlin, a Boston police captain’s son […]

  • ‘Depart': A Coffee Table Book About Travel and Photography

    ‘Depart': A Coffee Table Book About Travel and Photography

    There’s no easier way to travel through the world than through photography, and a new coffee table book from MENDO is all about the intersection of those two worlds. It’s called, simply, Depart. Depart features work from three different photographers, handpicked by MENDO, to document some of their favorite travel destinations in the world. Visuals […]

  • Solartab C: “The World’s Quickest Solar Charger”

    Solartab C: “The World’s Quickest Solar Charger”

    Solar energy: It may be on the verge of losing all its government funding, but that doesn’t mean you can’t invest in it a little yourself. And with Solartab C, you don’t even have to sacrifice charging speed for the power of the sun, since it’s billed as “the world’s quickest solar charger.” Solartab C […]

  • Nixon ‘Star Wars’ 2016 Watch Collection

    Nixon ‘Star Wars’ 2016 Watch Collection

    There’s a new Star Wars movie coming out next month, and if you’re planning on checking your watch during that time you could do worse than a timepiece from the new Nixon Star Wars, with design elements and visual allusions to the Star Wars sage in general and The Force Awakens in particular. The Nixon Star Wars […]

  • Snapbots: Yellow Snapchat Spectacle Vending Machines (Video)

    Snapbots: Yellow Snapchat Spectacle Vending Machines (Video)

    If you see a new, yellow vending machine-like device in your hometown, do not approach in search of snacks or soda. That’s because it’s probably one of the Snapbots, a new whimsical vending machine from Snapchat that also happens to be the only way you can buy Snapchat Spectacles (for the moment). Snapbots are mobile, and […]