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  • Heavy Eyes Memento Mori Life-Sized Leather Skulls

    Heavy Eyes Memento Mori Life-Sized Leather Skulls

    Memento mori is Latin for “remember that you must die,” and in the art world a memento mori is usually a skull that is meant to serve as a friendly reminder of that same lesson. The latest entry in this ironically long-lived art form is the Heavy Eyes Memento Mori life-sized leather skull. Each Heavy […]

  • ‘Pete’s Dragon’ Reboot Gets Official Teaser (Video)

    ‘Pete’s Dragon’ Reboot Gets Official Teaser (Video)

    Pete’s Dragon is one of the few live-action Disney films that actually had a shelf life beyond its original theatrical release, and now that shelf life is being extended indefinitely with a new remake — a remake which now has a brand new official teaser trailer from Disney. The teaser for Pete’s Dragon focuses mostly […]

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Playing Cards

    ‘Game of Thrones’ Playing Cards

    If I’m not mistaken, the “game of thrones” referred to in the HBO original series Game of Thrones isn’t a literal game — at least not one that you can survive losing. But now, an Etsy shop by the name of Jokerandthethief is selling Game of Thrones Playing Cards, designed around characters from the show, […]

  • Hauck Nerf Battle Racer: Travel Down Foam Fury Road

    Hauck Nerf Battle Racer: Travel Down Foam Fury Road

    The escalation of Nerf firepower has been one of the most inspirational phenomena of the 21st century, but it took another company to create the ultimate Nerf combat vehicle.  That company is Hauck, who have unveiled the Hauck Nerf Battle Racer to a world that needs it. The Hauck Nerf Battle Racer is a pedal-powered, four-wheeled […]

  • Beer Hot Tub Developed by Starkenberger Brewery (Video)

    Beer Hot Tub Developed by Starkenberger Brewery (Video)

    When I was a kid I used to imagine living in a Scrooge McDuck mansion with a swimming pool filled with gold coins, but with some additional pools also filled with stuff like snow, sand, plastic balls (like at McDonald’s), etc. What I didn’t imagine was a pool full of beer, but the people at […]

  • Triton 6600/2 Submarine Costs $5.5 Million

    Triton 6600/2 Submarine Costs $5.5 Million

    I’m going to be totally honest. I don’t really know how much a consumer-grade submarine normally costs. But I do know that the Triton 6600/2 can travel deeper than any other personal sub can, purportedly up to more than a mile underneath the surface of the water. Which, in theory at least, makes it worth […]

  • CAT S60: First Thermal Camera Smartphone in the World

    CAT S60: First Thermal Camera Smartphone in the World

    We’ve got smartphones that work underwater, smartphones that bend, smartphones that don’t break, and God knows what else, but strangely enough we don’t have a smartphone with a built-in thermal camera. We didn’t, anyway, before the unveiling of the CAT S60. The CAT S60 is the construction company’s entry into the smartphone game, equipped with […]

  • Schwinge HYSWAS Tetrahedron Super Yacht (Pics)

    Schwinge HYSWAS Tetrahedron Super Yacht (Pics)

    I’ve written about a fair number of yachts for this site, real ones and just concepts. So I’m coming from a position of quasi-authority when I say that the Schwinge HYSWAS Tetrahedron Super Yacht is the coolest one I’ve ever seen. The “HYSWAS” in Schwinge HYSWAS Tetrahedron Super Yacht refers to Hydrofoil Small Waterplane Area […]

  • ReFlex Bendable Smartphone Concept From Human Media Lab (Video)

    ReFlex Bendable Smartphone Concept From Human Media Lab (Video)

    Look, there’s really no point in comparing smartphones and paper, but if you were to do such a thing, one huge point in paper’s favor is its extreme flexibility. Now Queens U’s Human Media Lab has unveiled a concept that should really make paper start to sweat — the ReFlex bendable smartphone. Flexible displays have been demonstrated […]

  • Byredo Travel Knife: Knife Around in Opulence

    Byredo Travel Knife: Knife Around in Opulence

    Ben Gorham’s Byredo company previously specialized in things like perfume or scented candles, but the brand has released a new travel collection that places a much higher premium on functionality and usefulness, and one of the highlights is the Byredo Travel Knife. The Byredo Travel Knife is different from a typical folding knife in ways […]