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  • Tovala: “The Smart Oven That Makes Home Cooking Easy”

    Tovala: “The Smart Oven That Makes Home Cooking Easy”

    The name “Tovala” makes me think of a 1930s crime-fighting magician, but it’s actually the name of a new smart oven that purports to make home cooking easier than ever, in conjunction with its proprietary food subscription service that basically eliminates human error from your kitchen process. Tovala does that by way of chef-prepared meals […]

  • DreamRide: Follow Cyclist Mike Hopkins Across The Country (Video)

    DreamRide: Follow Cyclist Mike Hopkins Across The Country (Video)

    Even if you’re a hardcore bicycle enthusiast, the realities of our physical world mean that you have to put your bike in a car or something to see all the different terrain the United States of America has to offer. Not so in dreams, though, or in the short film DreamRide, staring cyclist Mike Hopkins. […]

  • Google Chrome Music Lab is Bad News for Productivity

    Google Chrome Music Lab is Bad News for Productivity

    Music is a surprisingly complex subject, should you choose to study it thoroughly. And unless your job involves that kind of study, the new Google Chrome Music Lab is probably going to serve as an addictive distraction from whatever it is you’re supposed to be doing with your time. Ostensibly designed for the purpose of […]

  • Field Skillet: “Lighter, Smoother Cast Iron”

    Field Skillet: “Lighter, Smoother Cast Iron”

    Cast iron is a good and sturdy material for things like pots and pans that need to endure a lot of physical distress over the course of their service. But its durability and versatility come with a drawback: Its weight. Now, the people at Field Company have developed a process by which a cast iron […]

  • ‘Creed’ Trailer Mix Reimagines Film as 90s VHS Movie (Video)

    ‘Creed’ Trailer Mix Reimagines Film as 90s VHS Movie (Video)

    It’s amazing what a little digital video effects and some well-selected music and voice over can do to change the feel of a movie. That’s the message behind Mashable‘s “Trailer Mix” series, the latest of which is a Creed Trailer Mix that makes last year’s popular favorite into a 1990s direct-to-video also-ran. The Creed Trailer […]

  • PF-Bugatti 390 Concept Watch From Parmigiani Fleurier

    PF-Bugatti 390 Concept Watch From Parmigiani Fleurier

    Bugatti fans have more than just the successor to the famous Bugatti Veyron to look forward to, since Bugatti has collaborated with watch brand Parmigiani Fleurier on a pretty cool concept watch in honor of the unveiling of the Chiron. It’s the PF-Bugatti 390 Concept Watch. The PF-Bugatti 390 Concept Watch is touted as “the representative […]

  • ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Trailer: Meet Your New Spider-Man (Video)

    ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Trailer: Meet Your New Spider-Man (Video)

    Out of respect for my readership I neglected to do an article on yesterday’s “trailer teaser” for Captain America: Civil War. But now that the actual trailer has hit the internet I feel compelled to share it. That’s mostly because of the appearance of a certain masked web-slinger, finally escaping from the cinematic limbo he […]

  • Panta Rei Light Cube: “Everything Flows”

    Panta Rei Light Cube: “Everything Flows”

    I wouldn’t imagine that most lamps have a strong philosophical foundation, but then again the Panta Rei Light Cube isn’t most lamps. Designers Luis H. Vicencio, Fabrizio Guarrasi and Mattia Antonetti were inspired by the ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus, when they came up with the Light Cube, which is pretty impressive all on […]

  • Skyslide: Proposed Glass Slide 1,000 Feet in the Air

    Skyslide: Proposed Glass Slide 1,000 Feet in the Air

    Slides are generally thought of as being benign, innocuous amusement for very young children, but every once in a while a project comes around that blows apart your preconceived notions about a certain form. Enter the Skyslide, part of OUE Skyspace LA, which will have the highest open-air observation deck in the state of California when […]

  • Lookout: Monitor Your Devices for Unwanted Activity

    Lookout: Monitor Your Devices for Unwanted Activity

    There are all kinds of things that could happen to your smartphone or other mobile devices, and given the way we live these days, that means there are all kinds of things that could happen to YOU. The Lookout app helps you recognize when some of those things are happening, and to shut them down […]