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  • Sunshine: Neighborhood Crowdbased Weather App

    Sunshine: Neighborhood Crowdbased Weather App

    Getting the weather forecast is one of the most practical things you can do with a smartphone, but there’s always been an element of middleman about it – you fire up your phone to get weather info from some weather station that might be hundreds of miles away, beaming in satellite and radar data. Sunshine […]

  • Frappula Frappuccino Arrives at Starbucks for Halloween

    Frappula Frappuccino Arrives at Starbucks for Halloween

    I can say proudly that I’ve never murdered another person and fed on his or her blood, but thanks to the latest seasonal beverage at Starbucks I can come close with a caffeinated equivalent. It’s the Frappula Frappuccino, available at your nearest Starbucks until the day after the day after Halloween. Named for the nom […]

  • SALT Non-Lethal Self-Defense Gun

    SALT Non-Lethal Self-Defense Gun

    Guns are a hot issue in the United States right now, with one segment of the population claiming that they’re necessary to defend yourself from all kinds of potential threats, from home invaders to government soldiers. But what if you could defend your home with a weapon that doesn’t kill, but instead incapacitates? It’s an […]

  • LEGO Ghostbusters Firehouse Headquarters Coming Soon

    LEGO Ghostbusters Firehouse Headquarters Coming Soon

    The LEGO universe encompasses almost as many fictional realities as The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, and is a lot more family-friendly to boot. But up to this point there’s been a notable omission in the world of LEGO – a place for the Ghostbusters to hang out in between gigs. And so we have the […]

  • Momentary Ink: Try Out a Custom Tattoo Before Committing

    Momentary Ink: Try Out a Custom Tattoo Before Committing

    The whole point of tattoos is that they are at least theoretically permanent, which is why some people are reluctant to get one in case they change their mind about what they want later. Momentary Ink won’t guarantee your tattoo tastes won’t change, but it at least gives you a chance to give your custom […]

  • 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. […]