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  • Roam: Short-Term Apartments for World Travel

    Roam: Short-Term Apartments for World Travel

    If you’ve got some frequent flier miles banked, or if you’re just looking for a change of scenery that a traditional hotel stay can’t provide, there’s a new startup that’s targeted directly at you. It’s called Roam, and it provides travelers with (relatively) affordable short-term apartment stays in various hot spots throughout the world. A […]

  • ‘Kingspray': Virtual Reality Graffiti Simulator (Video)

    ‘Kingspray': Virtual Reality Graffiti Simulator (Video)

    If you want to enjoy the thrill of graffiti without the hassle of making a noticeable impact on your community or striking a blow against oppressive advertising, there’s now a virtual reality “graffiti simulator” that lets you do just that. It’s called Kingspray (as in “king spray,” not “kings pray,” or at least that’s what […]

  • Christoph Niemann’s Augmented-Reality Covers for ‘The New Yorker’ (Video)

    Christoph Niemann’s Augmented-Reality Covers for ‘The New Yorker’ (Video)

    This week’s cover of The New Yorker, for those in the new, isn’t just a regular cover. It’s one of Christoph Niemann’s augmented-reality covers—on both the front and back of the magazine—which can bring viewers on “a new kind of joy ride,” according to the magazine. Basically, Christoph Niemann’s augmented-reality covers work like this: You […]

  • Leather Keychain Ruler From Cool Material

    Leather Keychain Ruler From Cool Material

    Hey, when was the last time you measured anything? Unless you’re a carpenter or a middle school student (or the holder of probably dozens of vocations I don’t have time to enumerate here), it was probably a while ago, and if so it was in no small part due to the fact that you just […]

  • Timberleaf Trailers: “Quality at Every Turn”

    Timberleaf Trailers: “Quality at Every Turn”

    If you dream of living the nomad life, but don’t want to tie yourself to a traditional camping vehicle, Timberleaf Trailers are a possible alternative thanks to their relatively lightweight construction and efficient use of space. Timberleaf Trailers weigh less than 1,200 pounds, which means you don’t need a huge SUV or truck to take […]

  • The Bruery Share This Coffee Stout

    The Bruery Share This Coffee Stout

    If you’re looking for a way to give back to your community while enjoying the fail-safe pastime of drinking beer, the folks at The Bruery have introduced a new series that’s seemingly tailored for you. The first in that series is The Bruery Share This Coffee Stout, which, like future installments to come, highlights a […]

  • SOAK Outdoor Wood-Fired Soaking Hot Tub

    SOAK Outdoor Wood-Fired Soaking Hot Tub

    Did you know that millions of pounds of coal are burned each year in order to provide hot baths to weary bathers? I have no idea if that’s true, but I do know that the SOAK Outdoor Wood-Fired Soaking Hot Tub is a much more energy-efficient solution to the problem of sitting in hot water […]

  • 360-Degree Tornado Video Released Online (Video)

    360-Degree Tornado Video Released Online (Video)

    Most 360-degree videos are the product of some brand trying to get in on the latest trend, and are thus art-directed and controlled in the usual manner. Barring that, they’re capturing sporting events, which are also more or less under the filmmaker’s control, at least from a televisual standpoint. But a recent 360-degree tornado video […]

  • Velomacchi Speedway Gloves: Glove Up!

    Velomacchi Speedway Gloves: Glove Up!

    When was the last time you gloved up? Even if it was fairly recently, it’s likely that the gloves you used in this hallowed process were cheap, shoddy, or purely functional affairs. The people at Volemacchi have come up with a new blend of classic racing glove styling and 21st-century craftsmanship in the form of […]