NEWS

  • Opal: GE’s New Machine for Nugget Ice at Home (Video)

    Opal: GE’s New Machine for Nugget Ice at Home (Video)

    I didn’t know this until today, but apparently there’s entire subculture out there of people who are really into chewing ice (I don’t know why I’m surprised, but I am). And the Porsche, the Citizen Kane, the Abbey Road, the Enter the Wu-Tang of chewing ice is nugget ice, which is almost impossible to make […]

  • Nebia: A New Kind of Shower (Video)

    Nebia: A New Kind of Shower (Video)

    Showers have been roughly the same for, I dunno, 75 years or so at least, with few innovations in the field really taking off in the mainstream. But evidently people are craving a new kind of shower experience that doesn’t cost a fortune either upfront or in wasted water, since the Nebia has already cracked […]

  • Whiskey Island: Famous Prohibition Hideout For Sale

    Whiskey Island: Famous Prohibition Hideout For Sale

    The Prohibition era is one of the most romantic in American history, but even by that standard the story of Whiskey Island is pretty exciting. It’s a 3.1-acre island located in the southwestern end of the Thousand Islands of New York, and was used by bootleggers in the 20s and 30s as a way to […]

  • ‘The Hateful Eight’ Teaser Finally Here (Video)

    ‘The Hateful Eight’ Teaser Finally Here (Video)

    For a long time, it seemed like Quentin Tarantino‘s The Hateful Eight was never going to see the inside of a movie theater. There was that controversy involving the leaked script, followed by the more vague feeling that no movie with an ensemble this stacked could ever really exist. But now, a teaser trailer for […]

  • Icona Vulcano: World’s First Titanium Car (Video)

    Icona Vulcano: World’s First Titanium Car (Video)

    It took a lot of ingredients to produce the Icona Vulcano. For one, it was designed in Shanghai but put together in Italy, and it’s the product of the combined efforts of people like Claudio Lombardi (former Ferrari technical director) and designer Samuel Chuffart. But most impressively of all, it took a lot of titanium […]

  • Clippa Blackfin Multitool From Monkey Business Hides in Hair

    Clippa Blackfin Multitool From Monkey Business Hides in Hair

    In Jack Hill’s iconic blaxploitation masterpiece Coffy, the titular nurse/nocturnal avenger tucks a bunch of razor blades in her hair in preparation for a wild catfight – when her opponent tries to dig deep in her afro, she gets a couple handfuls of razor instead. I bring it up only because it’s what Monkey Business‘ […]

  • ‘Monopoly: Back to the Future Trilogy Edition’ (Photos)

    ‘Monopoly: Back to the Future Trilogy Edition’ (Photos)

    Much like Marty’s triumphant return to the future, Monopoly: Back to the Future Trilogy Edition was inevitable. But now that it’s here, we might as well try to enjoy it. Monopoly: Back to the Future Trilogy Edition has all the shout-outs you’d expect from a Back to the Future themed board game, starting with the […]

  • Pantone Cafe: Company Opens Color-Coordinated Eatery in Monaco (Photos)

    Pantone Cafe: Company Opens Color-Coordinated Eatery in Monaco (Photos)

    The Pantone brand is known for the Pantone Matching System, which allows companies and brands from all over the world to coordinate colors via a standardized chromatic coding system. Now, the company has taken its commitment to color coordination one step further, with the Pantone Cafe. The Pantone Cafe is located in Monaco, and the […]

  • Black+Blum Eau Good Water Bottle

    Black+Blum Eau Good Water Bottle

    Water bottles are, in many ways, bad – they encourage waste and clutter of the planet, and they’re usually made out of environmentally unfriendly plastic. That might not be a big deal on an individual level, but when humans are said to throw away around 20 billion of them every year, the cumulative effect is […]