NEWS

  • Dislike Button Coming Soon From Facebook

    Dislike Button Coming Soon From Facebook

    It’s a common enough phenomenon on social media – someone posts about the death of their close relative or pet, or a natural disaster resulting in the deaths of thousands of people, and right underneath it you see a pretty disturbing figure: “48 people like this.” We all know it doesn’t literally mean that. Rather, […]

  • ‘The Scratch & Sniff Guide To Becoming A Whiskey Know-It-All’

    ‘The Scratch & Sniff Guide To Becoming A Whiskey Know-It-All’

    Scholarly pursuits (like becoming a “know-it-all” in any subject) aren’t generally associated with scratch & sniff, but as we all know it’s 2015 and the old media schema just don’t apply anymore. And so we have The Scratch & Sniff Guide To Becoming A Whiskey Know-It-All, a new whiskey guide from Richard Betts, Crystal English […]

  • EverBlock: Large-Scale Plastic Building Bricks (Photos)

    EverBlock: Large-Scale Plastic Building Bricks (Photos)

    I suppose it had to happen eventually. Someone had the idea to take the main principle behind LEGO and develop it on a much larger scale, so modular plastic building bricks can be used to build almost anything, instead of just small-scale replicas of almost anything. It’s called EverBlock. With EverBlock, you can assemble, chairs, […]

  • ‘Hardcore': First-Person POV Scifi Film Gets Trailer (Video)

    ‘Hardcore': First-Person POV Scifi Film Gets Trailer (Video)

    Remember that scene in Robocop where we see the scientists working on Robocop from his perspective? Apparently someone saw this and decided to make an entire movie like that, and now we have a trailer for Hardcore, an upcoming film that’s shot entirely from the visual perspective of an amnesiac superpowered cyborg with an apparent […]

  • Il Morso Coffee Bars: Caffeinated Bite-Sized Chocolate and More

    Il Morso Coffee Bars: Caffeinated Bite-Sized Chocolate and More

    Most of us in North America don’t really have a fine appreciation for the experience of enjoying a shot of traditional espresso the way they do in Italy or other parts of Europe. But we do generally understand how to eat bite-sized pieces of chocolate and other similar treats, and now we can experience the […]

  • Work Hard Anywhere App Finds the Nearest Inviting WiFi Workspace

    Work Hard Anywhere App Finds the Nearest Inviting WiFi Workspace

    The economy has been heading for years towards a more freelance, work-from-home orientation for many workers, and a lot of them can often be seen roaming the countryside in search of a Starbucks so they can work away from their filthy apartments for a couple of hours. Now, perhaps, they (oh, who am I kidding, […]

  • Master Pan: Make an Entire Meal in One Pan

    Master Pan: Make an Entire Meal in One Pan

    Imagine that you make an entire meal in a single pan, and when people ask you what you’re eating, you just reply, “don’t worry, it’s all part of the Master Pan.” This scenario and more can come true thanks to a new product with that name being available for sale. The Master Pan is made […]

  • Nova Minimal Fountain Pen: Just a Pen, No Frills

    Nova Minimal Fountain Pen: Just a Pen, No Frills

    Most of the time if a pen gets featured in these pages it’s because it boasts some unusual technological gimmick, but maybe you’re frustrated with pens that tell the time or filter contaminants out of craft beers or whatever, so for you there’s the Nova Minimal Fountain Pen. True to its descriptive name, the Nova […]

  • Absinthe Flavored Ground Coffee From World Market

    Absinthe Flavored Ground Coffee From World Market

    I’ve never had absinthe, but as far as I know the appeal of the beverage isn’t really connected to its flavor, as much as its legendary psychoactive effects. Nevertheless, someone made an absinthe-flavored coffee – more precisely World Market has whipped up what they call Absinthe Flavored Ground Coffee. Infused with the flavors of fennel, […]