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  • Soiled Garments Laundry Bag: The Hamper Gone to Sea

    Soiled Garments Laundry Bag: The Hamper Gone to Sea

    One thing you never see sailors in old movies doing: Scrambling around for an old dirty clothes hamper. That’s because in a fit of military efficiency, they developed the laundry bag, sturdy and perfect for hauling large amounts of dirty whites and neckerchiefs, and whatever else sailors wear. Now, a Soiled Garments Laundry Bag inspired […]

  • Van Gogh’s Bedroom Now on Airbnb (Photos)

    Van Gogh’s Bedroom Now on Airbnb (Photos)

    Vincent van Gogh is not one of the artists I would associate most strongly with a good night’s sleep. But he did paint one of the most iconic bedrooms in history — the one seen in his three versions of The Bedroom. And now, an artist has put a replica of Van Gogh’s Bedroom up […]

  • Singles Blizzard From Dairy Queen for Valentine’s Day

    Singles Blizzard From Dairy Queen for Valentine’s Day

    Valentine’s Day can be a little rough for single people, especially if you’ve ever savored the romantic joy of sharing ice cream with a special person (I’ll insert a brief pause for a wistful sigh here). But there’s really no reason–except for basic human dignity–not to enjoy a solo frozen treat this Valentine’s Day, which […]

  • ‘This Book is a Camera': A Book That’s Also a Camera (Video)

    ‘This Book is a Camera': A Book That’s Also a Camera (Video)

    Books are awesome, but they don’t really do anything, you know? Kelli Anderson has developed a book that might not be as fun to read as your copy of A Confederacy of Dunces, but it can take photos a lot better than other books can: It’s called This Book is a Camera. This Book is a […]

  • ‘Street Fighter V’ Full-Length Trailer (Video)

    ‘Street Fighter V’ Full-Length Trailer (Video)

    Fighting game franchises don’t come much more beloved than the Street Fighter series, and the eagerly awaited fifth installment now has a big, flashy, cinematic trailer to stoke that anticipation to even greater temperatures in advance of the release of Street Fighter V later this month. The trailer for Street Fighter V emphasizes both returning […]

  • ‘The History of Photography in 5 Minutes’

    ‘The History of Photography in 5 Minutes’

    Photography is an extremely rich art form with an equally rich history that stretches from the centuries before Christ to well into the future, but that didn’t stop the Cooperative of Photography from condensing it all into less time than a commercial break. The fruit of their effort is called The History of Photography in 5 […]

  • Versace Emoji App Now Available for iOS

    Versace Emoji App Now Available for iOS

    Emoji brand engagement has long been the territory of fast food chains and pizza joints, but now even luxury fashion brands like Versace are getting into the pictorial action. The brand recently unveiled the Versace Emoji app, as well as the #VersaceSharesLove capsule collection that emblazons the emojis on a line of t-shirts. And if […]

  • Starry Station: Ambient Touchscreen WiFi (Video)

    Starry Station: Ambient Touchscreen WiFi (Video)

    It’s 2016 but WiFi is still kind of a pain for most of us. Luckily, there are a few brands out there seeking to simplify the WiFi process, and make it more intuitive too – like the makers of the Starry Station, “the ambient touchscreen WiFi station.” The first thing that differentiates the Starry Station […]

  • View-Master Virtual Reality Starter Pack

    View-Master Virtual Reality Starter Pack

    Sometimes, it can be helpful to dress up a new phenomenon as something old in order to make it easier for the public to understand (kind of like how ancient Christians co-opted pagan holidays for their own ritual celebrations). That’s the principle that appears to be at work with the View-Master Virtual Reality Starter Pack. […]