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  • Elysium Chair is Designed to Make You Feel Weightless

    Elysium Chair is Designed to Make You Feel Weightless

    Even in the coming age of space tourism, it’s probably not a good idea to get too hung up on experiencing the sensation of weightlessness. But there’s a new chair that is designed to help you simulate that sensation in your own home, and it costs (a little bit) less than a trip to space. […]

  • Black Doritos: Another Japanese Delicacy

    Black Doritos: Another Japanese Delicacy

    Last night at the debate, I watched Donald Trump repeatedly state that other countries like Japan are leading the United States in practically every field imaginable. He did not mention unnaturally black foodstuffs specifically, but from where I sit it seems clear that there is a real black food gap between the United States and […]

  • Mark II Everlasting Mechanical Pencil

    Mark II Everlasting Mechanical Pencil

    Mechanical pencils are considered a basic upgrade over the standard pencil by many, but they can still break down over time, particularly when they’re made out of cheap plastic as they so often are. Enter Nicholas Hemingway, who brought new life to the mechanical pencil game with the Mark I, and is now back with […]

  • AP40 Retro Controller Pays Tribute to Apple’s 40th Anniversary

    AP40 Retro Controller Pays Tribute to Apple’s 40th Anniversary

    The worlds of retro gaming and Apple computers intersect with a new retro-style video game controller that makes a clear visual tribute to the early days of the Apple brand. It’s the AP40 from 8bitdo, a Bluetooth controller that’s compatible with Macs, PCs, and iOS or Android mobile devices, but that’s not the only thing […]

  • “100 Greatest TV Shows of All Time” According to ‘Rolling Stone’

    “100 Greatest TV Shows of All Time” According to ‘Rolling Stone’

    We all know that modern culture, particularly on the internet, is dominated by lists. But the reason for this is very simple, and not particularly insidious: Lists are irresistible. The latest example is the “100 Greatest TV Shows of All Time,” according to those prolific list-makers at Rolling Stone magazine. Television has been around for […]

  • Presidential Burger Election Being Held by J.S. BURGERS CAFE

    Presidential Burger Election Being Held by J.S. BURGERS CAFE

    Tonight, the world will watch Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in their first presidential debate together. By all accounts, there’s going to be a lot of shouting, a lot of lying, and a lot of punditry about who won and who lost. But perhaps it would be a better idea to focus on a far […]

  • Snapchat Spectacles: Sunglasses That Record Snapchat Videos

    Snapchat Spectacles: Sunglasses That Record Snapchat Videos

    If you see a teen or two walking around your neighborhood wearing huge, cartoon-like sunglasses, don’t be alarmed: They’re just Snapchat Spectacles. Spectacles are Snapchat’s first entry into the hardware game, and they represent a new chapter in the saga of wearable tech. Snapchat Spectacles sync up with Snapchat, recording 10 seconds of video with […]

  • Bitoy ‘Narcos’ Toys: A Desk-Sized Pablo Escobar (Video)

    Bitoy ‘Narcos’ Toys: A Desk-Sized Pablo Escobar (Video)

    If you’re a fan of the Netflix original series Narcos, it’s possible that you’ve found yourself at your desk reenacting your favorite scenes or imagining new ones, all staring infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar. But now, you’ll soon be able to stop subbing your pen or phone for Pablo, since a new line of Bitoy […]

  • Bump: A Phone Charger, and a Phone Battery

    Bump: A Phone Charger, and a Phone Battery

    By this time it would be redundant to go into detail on how dissatisfied most people are with their smartphone battery performance—the fact that there are myriad products out there to help you overcome your battery gap is illustration enough. But one of the more novel is Bump, a new device that’s both a phone […]