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  • Lagunitas Hi-Fi Hops: Hops and Weed Together

    Lagunitas Hi-Fi Hops: Hops and Weed Together

    Hops and weed are kind of like Mick Jagger and David Bowie — linked in one’s mind but really only worked together once. Lagunitas is seeking to improve that record with a new cannabis-infused brew called Lagunitas Hi-Fi Hops. Here’s Jeremy Marshall, The Lagunitas Brewing Company’s “Brewmonster” on how it came about: “We’ve often dreamed of hops […]

  • TRIWA: Watches Made from Recycled Illegal Guns

    TRIWA: Watches Made from Recycled Illegal Guns

    The world would be a much better and more peaceful place if every gun was replaced with a stylish timepiece, don’t you think? TRIWA is a new Swedish watch brand that’s doing its small part to make that unlikely scenario come to pass, by making watches from melted down confiscated firearms. IM Swedish Development Partner is a […]

  • ‘The Equalizer 2′ Official Trailer (Video)

    ‘The Equalizer 2′ Official Trailer (Video)

    Antoine Fuqua and Denzel Washington’s 2014 film The Equalizer, based on the dimly remembered 80s TV show of the same name, was a surprise sleeper hit, which is why there’s now a whole new crop of bad guys that are about to get Equalized. And The Equalizer 2 also represents something of a milestone for Washington’s career as […]

  • ‘Westworld: The Maze’ Interactive Amazon Alexa Game (Video)

    ‘Westworld: The Maze’ Interactive Amazon Alexa Game (Video)

    It appears that we have ourselves a genuine trend in the form of interactive audio adventures for Amazon Alexa. The last one I remember was that disappointing Pac-Man outing, but now I see we have one based on a slightly more relevant franchise: The HBO original series Westworld. It’s called Westworld: The Maze.  Westworld: The Maze uses players’ […]

  • Creator: LA Burger Joint Features a Burger-Making Robot

    Creator: LA Burger Joint Features a Burger-Making Robot

    What if when robots take over the world, it’s not by violent force a la The Terminator, but it’s by appealing to humanity’s irresistible love of quality cheeseburgers? Just a thought that occurred to me as I read up on Creator, a new LA restaurant with cheeseburgers made by caring metal hands. But please, don’t call the […]

  • ‘The Beatles’ 50th Anniversary Edition on the Way

    ‘The Beatles’ 50th Anniversary Edition on the Way

    In a recent interview with DIY, Beatle Paul McCartney confirmed what many Beatles fans had already assumed was on the way: A special, 50th anniversary edition of The Beatles, better known to the general public as “The White Album.” And good news, folks — according to Paul, it’s “really good”:  “It’s all in place. I’ve just got […]

  • Lumen Augmented Reality Projector is Essentially a Magic Flashlight (Video)

    Lumen Augmented Reality Projector is Essentially a Magic Flashlight (Video)

    We’re all familiar with the old cliche about any sufficiently advanced technology being indistinguishable from magic, but we’ve reached a point where nothing but that cliche will do in attempting to describe a new “augmented reality projector” called Lumen. Lumen essentially takes augmented reality, previously the domain of smartphone screens and VR sets, into the actual […]

  • Starbucks Cold Foam Tea Lemonades

    Starbucks Cold Foam Tea Lemonades

    It seems like these days a successful Starbucks beverage needs to be visually compelling as well as flavorful, all the better to capture those precious Instagram and Twitter hits more efficiently. Which may explain the unveiling of the new line of Starbucks Cold Foam Tea Lemonades. Starbucks Cold Foam Tea Lemonades are so named for […]

  • ‘Ozark’ Season 2 Date Announcement Trailer (Video)

    ‘Ozark’ Season 2 Date Announcement Trailer (Video)

    I’ve never seen the Netflix original series Ozark, but I recall when the trailer for it came out I made fun of it pretty bad for ripping off Breaking Bad. But it seems like Jason Bateman has been having kind of a tough time lately, so I’ll lay off the jokes for the occasion of the new Ozark season 2 date […]