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  • College Town Maps Drinkware From TheUncommonGreen

    College Town Maps Drinkware From TheUncommonGreen

    There’s nothing quite like the charm and allure of the college town. And if you moved away from the one closest to your heart after graduation, and can’t quite find the wherewithal to move back and become a townie, perhaps a piece of College Town Maps Drinkware from TheUncommonGreen can be a kind of adequate […]

  • Tom Ford Black Orchid Cologne

    Tom Ford Black Orchid Cologne

    I don’t know what a black orchid smells like, nor would I even be able to pick out an orchid in a greenhouse, let alone a black one. But perhaps I’m just not in the target demographic for Tom Ford Black Orchid, the new fragrance from the iconic fashion designer. Tom Ford Black Orchid combines […]

  • Discommon Goods Bottle Opener

    Discommon Goods Bottle Opener

    We appear to be living in some kind of a golden age for bottle openers, and the latest is a product from Discommon Goods that they evidently have enough faith in to call simply “The Bottle Opener.” And in their defense, the Discommon Goods Bottle Opener is pretty darn cool as far as bottle openers […]

  • IIKONE Brewer: The Most Nightmarish Coffee Maker Available Soon

    IIKONE Brewer: The Most Nightmarish Coffee Maker Available Soon

    If your dream is to start your day every morning with a cup of coffee from something out of a Guillermo del Toro movie, there’s now a coffee maker for you. It’s the IIKONE Brewer, a creepy spider-like contraption that’s as much of an art piece and conversation starter as it is a coffee machine. […]

  • Birdi: A Smart Air Monitor for the Home (Video)

    Birdi: A Smart Air Monitor for the Home (Video)

    If you’re lucky enough to live in a place that isn’t choked with smog or other forms of air pollution, you probably don’t have to think about the quality of the air you breathe. But is that such a smart decision? If you think about the sheer quantity of air you’re sucking into your lungs […]

  • Darth Vader Oven Mitt From ThinkGeek

    Darth Vader Oven Mitt From ThinkGeek

    Look, either you can visualize yourself using the Darth Vader Oven Mitt or you can’t. I get paid the same whether you buy one or not, so frankly I don’t care – but honestly, as oven mitts go, it seems to be pretty cool. And as Star Wars tie-in products go, it’s probably more functional […]

  • ‘The Beatles: A 5 Minute Drum Chronology’ (Video)

    ‘The Beatles: A 5 Minute Drum Chronology’ (Video)

    Drummer Kye Smith had a mission: To give his online audience a career-spanning overview of The Beatles‘ studio albums, using only his drums. And so we have The Beatles: A 5 Minute Drum Chronology, in which he does just that. Smith starts out with The Beatles‘ early singles and goes from there to all of […]

  • Lumen: Flashlight Activated by Your Body Heat

    Lumen: Flashlight Activated by Your Body Heat

    Remember in The Matrix when the machines use human beings as batteries to power themselves? It turns out that technology is now here in the real world, albeit in a much more benign, small-scale version. It’s Lumen, a small-yet powerful flashlight that’s powered and activated by the heat your body naturally produces. All you do […]

  • Edge Dominoes: A Different Kind of Domino

    Edge Dominoes: A Different Kind of Domino

    Dominoes have been more or less the same for as long as I’ve been alive, and probably a good deal longer than that, with the only innovation being different materials and different colors, but with the basic design remaining intact. Now, the people at Fire Road have come up with an ingenious new approach to […]