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  • ‘World’s Fastest Commercial’ by Nike Stars Kobe Bryant and David Blaine (Video)

    ‘World’s Fastest Commercial’ by Nike Stars Kobe Bryant and David Blaine (Video)

    Nike has everybody who feels overwhelmed by today’s advertising saturation covered with help from Kobe Bryant and David Blaine. It’s the World’s Fastest Commercial, a new spot that shows Kobe baffling David Blaine with his unorthodox yet effective magic skills. True to its name, Nike’s World’s Fastest Commercial might not be the shortest advertisement of […]

  • Sleadd Taurus Zip Line Kit by Zip Line Gear

    Sleadd Taurus Zip Line Kit by Zip Line Gear

    Hey, zip lining! Everybody can get on board with such a universally exciting activity, and now there’s a way for people to set up their own zip lines with minimal hassle. It’s the Sleadd Taurus Zip Line Kit, and it purports to fit everything you need for a zip line into one box. The Sleadd […]

  • Aston Martin AM37 Powerboat (Photos)

    Aston Martin AM37 Powerboat (Photos)

    If you can judge a powerboat purely by its pedigree, then one that results from the combined efforts of Aston Martin, Quintessence, and Mulder Design (a firm responsible for designing the impossible boats piloted by Commander James Bond in some of the 007 movies) is worth paying attention to. That’s the case with the Aston […]

  • ‘Opera': See More Than 40 Opera Houses in One Volume

    ‘Opera': See More Than 40 Opera Houses in One Volume

    In 2015, opera can probably be classified as a dying art, at least until Kanye records a record sampling lots of it. But even if you’re not a scholar or casual fan of the art form, you can still appreciate those mega-palaces in which it is practiced.  That’s the subject of Opera, a new photography […]

  • Try Lets You Try on Clothes Before Buying Them Online

    Try Lets You Try on Clothes Before Buying Them Online

    Shopping for clothes online is fast, easy, convenient, and often cheaper than buying in person. But there’s one huge disadvantage to the practice – you can’t try on the clothes before you buy them. But even that seemingly insurmountable discrepancy is getting covered thanks to a new service called Try. Try gives users a browser […]

  • ‘Casa Brutale': A House Built Right Into the Side of a Cliff

    ‘Casa Brutale': A House Built Right Into the Side of a Cliff

    The people at architecture firm Open Platform Architecture have released plans for a very cool project they’ve named Casa Brutale. The house will be built directly into a huge cliff overlooking the Aegean Sea between Greece and Turkey, with only the house’s rooftop, glass-bottomed swimming pool visible from the ground. According to the plans, sunlight […]

  • TOC Vertical Record Player by Roy Harpaz (Video)

    TOC Vertical Record Player by Roy Harpaz (Video)

    Apparently vertical record players are so hot right now. It was just a couple weeks ago that I was writing up the Floating Turntable, and now here I am writing up another example of the form, this one from designer Roy Harpaz. It’s called TOC, and it has a lot to offer besides its novel […]

  • MAGKEY: Magnetic Key Holders Silence Your Keys

    MAGKEY: Magnetic Key Holders Silence Your Keys

    There’s nothing more embarrassing than showing up in a room and finding out everyone there heard you coming from a mile away, thanks to your keys jingling and jangling as you walked. This doesn’t have to happen to you anymore, and not just because you bought a pair of pants with tighter pockets – but […]

  • Monti-Birra Beer Glass Enhances Effervescence

    Monti-Birra Beer Glass Enhances Effervescence

    Any beer enthusiast will tell you that in a good beer, flavor and effervescence go hand in hand – and beer just tastes better from a clear glass that shows off its natural color and gleam. But there’s another component to a good beer glass that can enhance a beer’s effervescent properties even further – […]

  • Bare Light: Transparent Glass Light Sockets

    Bare Light: Transparent Glass Light Sockets

    Some people just enjoy being able to see inside the stuff in their house, whether there are any moving parts to look at or not. The next time you’re visiting somebody like that, I wouldn’t be the least bit surprised if you saw a bunch of bulbs attached to Bare Light sockets illuminating everything in […]