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  • Blacknet: Portable Basketball Net for Sad Net-less Courts

    Blacknet: Portable Basketball Net for Sad Net-less Courts

    If you haven’t gotten to a point in your life at which you can comfortably afford a private basketball court, you’ve probably encountered the scourge of net-less basketball courts in your city. It’s a niche problem, to be sure, but one that is creatively and effectively addressed with Blacknet. Blacknet is a kind of portable […]

  • ‘Thriller': Iconic Michael Jackson Album Free on Google Play

    ‘Thriller': Iconic Michael Jackson Album Free on Google Play

    Here’s an intriguing 2015 business model for you: Take an album that literally everyone already owns, and offer it in a new format for free. Google Play is doing just that until November 27th, and the ubiquitous record in question is Michael Jackson‘s Thriller. Until November 27th, you can add Thriller (Google Play Exclusive Version…whatever […]

  • ‘Thunderball': Original Poster Artwork Goes Up for Auction

    ‘Thunderball': Original Poster Artwork Goes Up for Auction

    Even people who hate James Bond movies have to admit that the posters are pretty cool – and this is triply true of the posters from the 60s, when posters were objectively better than they are now. So it’s pretty cool that some of Frank McCarthy’s original poster art for the 1965 Bond adventure Thunderball […]

  • Oreo Churros: Coming to a Grocery Store Near You

    Oreo Churros: Coming to a Grocery Store Near You

    Hurtling recklessly towards the inevitable future in which every food item has been combined with every other food item, Nabisco is introducing Oreo Churros to North America, in not just one but two different variations – full 10-inch, and bite-sized. This isn’t the first time Oreo Churros have been seen, with limited editions having reared […]

  • Skull Zippo Lighter From Nati Amor

    Skull Zippo Lighter From Nati Amor

    If you’re looking for a way to light cigarettes that would make you look right at home in Scorpio Rising, Tel Aviv jeweler Nati Amor has just the thing. It’s the Skull Zippo Lighter, which places a 3-D death’s head symbol right in the middle of America’s favorite lighter. The Skull Zippo Lighter is in […]

  • ’11/22/63′: JFK Time-Travel Thriller Gets Teaser (Video)

    ’11/22/63′: JFK Time-Travel Thriller Gets Teaser (Video)

    This Sunday is the 22nd of November, a date made infamous by the assassination of JFK in 1963. Ever since then, people have wondered what would happen if they could go back in time, to A: See who really committed the crime, and B: Stop it from happening. That’s the corker of a premise behind […]

  • Sparky Fire Starter Works in Windy or Damp Surroundings

    Sparky Fire Starter Works in Windy or Damp Surroundings

    Fires are wishy-washy things, that can go from starting accidentally when conditions are dry and hot to barely being able to exist at all when it’s damp or windy. Now, inventor Bobby Davis has come up with a way to start fires even in the aforementioned damp and windy conditions, and it’s called Sparky. Calling […]

  • Centerfold Snowboards From Burton and ‘Playboy’

    Centerfold Snowboards From Burton and ‘Playboy’

    If you’ve ever wanted to, uh, snowboard on a beautiful almost-naked woman, snowboarding brand Burton and Playboy have just the item for you – Centerfold Snowboards, featuring bowdlerized Playboy centerfolds in snowboard deck form. Tattoo artist Chris Nunez was brought in to add some tasteful graphics to the images in order to make sure you […]

  • Spirit of Boston Whiskies Made From Sam Adams Beer

    Spirit of Boston Whiskies Made From Sam Adams Beer

    If you like beer, and you like whiskey, the people at Boston Harbor Distillery have come up with a few products that combine the two as well as the two should ever be combined. They’re called Spirit of Boston Whiskies, each one made from a different Sam Adams beer. There’s New World Tripel, Thirteenth Hour […]