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  • Carry On Cocktail Kits for FAA-Approved Drinking

    Carry On Cocktail Kits for FAA-Approved Drinking

    Ever since air travel security tightened up back in 2001, the scourge of everyone who likes to get drunk on airplanes (and honestly, who doesn’t?) has been the rule that you can’t bring any containers of liquid through security. Now, there’s finally a solution that doesn’t involve guzzling an entire bottle of scotch before going […]

  • The Easy Order: Order Domino’s by Touching a Button

    The Easy Order: Order Domino’s by Touching a Button

    When Amazon started releasing those Amazon Dash buttons a while back, this first question on my mind (and the minds of many others) was “when will this technology be applied towards ordering pizza?” The belated answer is “right now,” with the unveiling of The Easy Order button from Domino’s. The Easy Order earns its name […]

  • Rawstudio Chess Set: Portable, Unorthodox, and Innovative

    Rawstudio Chess Set: Portable, Unorthodox, and Innovative

    One of the things that makes chess such a brilliant and perennially popular game is that a game of chess doesn’t have to look like a game of chess – it can look like anything, provided it has the right number of squares and pieces in relation to one another. Nick Rawcliffe has taken full […]

  • OKA: Charred Wood Tumbler for Best-Tasting Whiskey

    OKA: Charred Wood Tumbler for Best-Tasting Whiskey

    True whiskey aficionados are aware of the deceptively subtle effects on flavor that their choice of drinking receptacle can have on a whiskey. One might then be tempted to try and drink the stuff directly from the cask, so as not to disrupt any of its flavor or aroma – but since that’s a recipe […]

  • The White Album Pressing No. 0000001 Up for Auction

    The White Album Pressing No. 0000001 Up for Auction

    Back in 1968, a certain Fab Foursome got copies of The Beatles, the self-titled double album that would come to be known as “The White Album,” before anyone else did. And one of those four got the first-ever printed copy (the drummer, naturally). Now, Ringo Starr is selling The White Album Pressing No. 0000001 with […]

  • FES Watch With Electronic Paper Display and Band

    FES Watch With Electronic Paper Display and Band

    The cool thing about electronic paper is that it can be shaped into anything an inventor might imagine, so the old rules about what goes where in conventional technology don’t really apply. That idea is strongly in evidence in the FES Watch, an e-paper watch finally released to the public following a crowdfunding campaign last […]

  • Poppi Concept Airline Would Make Air Travel More Bearable

    Poppi Concept Airline Would Make Air Travel More Bearable

    As holiday travel starts to ramp up, it’s more obvious now than ever that air travel, despite being fast and (relatively) convenient, is actually a hellishly uncomfortable experience. But Teague, a firm that specializes in air travel design, has come up with a concept airline that eliminates many of the hassles of air travel and […]

  • Enevu Cube: A “Go-Anywhere Personal Light”

    Enevu Cube: A “Go-Anywhere Personal Light”

    We’ve all heard the expression “you light up the room wherever you go” (and if you haven’t, uh, maybe you’re just shy?), but now you can literally light up any room or outdoor environment with the Enevu Cube, the “go-anywhere personal light.” The Enevu Cube is a small LED equipped with three different levels of […]

  • Ellum: Motion Sensing Light From Feltmark (Video)

    Ellum: Motion Sensing Light From Feltmark (Video)

    Those late-night trips to the bathroom can be more dangerous than you might expect – one misplaced item of clothing (or worse, a table or chair out of place), and you may have a Chevy Chase-worthy pratfall on your hands. Reduce the risk with Ellum, a new motion-sensing light from Feltmark. Ellum lights run on […]

  • Muhammad Ali Center Watch From Shinola

    Muhammad Ali Center Watch From Shinola

    New from Shinola is the latest entry in the brand’s Great Americans series: The Muhammad Ali Center Watch. While it’s sort of fun to imagine what Ali would make of the brand name “Shinola,” it’s otherwise a fitting tribute to the most iconic boxer of all time. The Muhammad Ali Center Watch was designed with […]