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  • Flippy: The Robot That Flips Burgers (Video)

    Flippy: The Robot That Flips Burgers (Video)

    “Burger flipping” is sometimes used as an offensive shorthand for menial tasks that require no skills or brainpower, but think about it—it’s actually a pretty high-level skill, which is why it’s taken so long for a robot that can flip burgers to be developed. And now, Flippy, a robot that flips burgers, has been born. […]

  • Pandora Premium: New Streaming Service Unveiled

    Pandora Premium: New Streaming Service Unveiled

    Music streaming service Pandora is pretty popular—especially in coffee shops and restaurants, I’ve found—but it doesn’t really rival services like Spotify or Tidal for people who are serious about their music listening choices. Now they’re trying to change that with the announcement of Pandora Premium, a service recently announced by the company that is designed […]

  • Medical Cannabis Olive Oil From Om Edibles

    Medical Cannabis Olive Oil From Om Edibles

    Om Edibles is a female-run collective in California that specializes in medical (medical, always medical) cannabis products for a wide variety of uses. One such product is their Medical Cannabis Olive Oil, which is characterized this way by the company’s founder, Maya Elisabeth: “The inspiration behind our olive oil was to make something that was […]

  • i.Con: The World’s First Smart Condom

    i.Con: The World’s First Smart Condom

    Film, music, and technology festival South by Southwest started in Austin, Texas today, so it’s only appropriate that today would be the day I learn of the existence of the i.Con, the first ever example of smart condom technology. And in a cynical ploy to get you to keep reading, I’ll introduce this little tidbit […]

  • Mucha Liga Tequila Bottles Look Like Luchador Masks

    Mucha Liga Tequila Bottles Look Like Luchador Masks

    Every single man, woman, and child in the world has, at one point or another, expressed a desire to drink tequila from the masked skull of an enemy. Most will never get to do this, but a bottle of Mucha Liga Tequila is a reasonable substitute, and as an ethically sourced tequila no enemies have to […]

  • “I Feel It Coming” by The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk Gets Video

    “I Feel It Coming” by The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk Gets Video

    I know I said I was going to lay off the Weeknd posts after The Great Starboy Deluge of Late 2016, but he just put out a video for “I Feel It Coming” that’s too weird for me not to give some attention to. It’s shot in a lo-fi 80s camcorder-style video, and set on […]

  • ‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’ Introductory Trailer (Video)

    ‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’ Introductory Trailer (Video)

    The Nintendo Switch is here, but it won’t really achieve its full species-being until it gets its own entry in the Mario Kart franchise. An extensive trailer for the latest installment, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, is here, and it’s packed with juicy, mouth-watering details about the game’s features. Normally, this would be the spot in the […]

  • Facebook Messenger Day: FB’s Snapchat Knock-Off Unveiled

    Facebook Messenger Day: FB’s Snapchat Knock-Off Unveiled

    You’ve known it was coming for years now: Facebook is finally aiming to cut into that sweet Snapchat action. They’re doing it with Facebook Messenger Day, a new service that allows users to share and view photos and other forms of content that disappear after 24 hours—or a “Day,” in Earthling terms. Here’s what Facebook’s […]

  • Skull Microphone: Microphones That Look Like Skulls

    Skull Microphone: Microphones That Look Like Skulls

    What will Rush Limbaugh’s microphone look like once he’s in Hell? I have no idea, but it’s the image that first popped into my mind when I saw Skull Microphone, a new line of mics from Von Erickson Laboratories that gives you the opportunity to speak into your own shiny metal Terminator-style skull, and to […]