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  • Nerf Rival Zeus MXV-1200 Blaster

    Nerf Rival Zeus MXV-1200 Blaster

    I don’t know what the target market for the Nerf Rival Zeus MXV-1200 Blaster is, or whether little kids even play with Nerf guns anymore. But I do know this: I kind of want one. That’s because the MXV-1200 can fire its soft foam rounds at what Nerf claims is a top velocity of 100 […]

  • ‘The Walking Dead’ Blood Orange IPA by Terrapin

    ‘The Walking Dead’ Blood Orange IPA by Terrapin

    If you’re tired of going through all the effort and mental energy required to curate special beer pairings for different episodes of The Walking Dead, you’ll be pleased to know that there is now a themed beer officially licensed in conjunction with the show. It’s The Walking Dead Blood Orange IPA by the Terrapin Beer […]

  • ‘The LEGO Architect’ Highlights Realistic LEGO Structures

    ‘The LEGO Architect’ Highlights Realistic LEGO Structures

    Just a few days ago I wrote up the Arckit, and I characterized it as essentially being “like LEGO for grownups.” But this was actually an even more unfair generalization than I realized, since as it turns out, there’s a thriving sub-subculture of serious LEGO architecture already in place – and it’s that culture that […]

  • Cocoon Tree: “The Modern Version of a Cabin in a Tree” (Photos)

    Cocoon Tree: “The Modern Version of a Cabin in a Tree” (Photos)

    Not since Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen O’Sullivan made a domestic paradise in their African escarpment has living in a tree seemed as appealing as it does now, with the unveiling of the Cocoon Tree, purported by its makers as “the modern version of a cabin in a tree.” The spacious yet lightweight (under 150 pounds) […]

  • Candle Charger: Emergency Power for Devices (Video)

    Candle Charger: Emergency Power for Devices (Video)

    When the power goes out in your home for an extended period, it’s not unusual to light candles for reading, eating, or conversing in the dark. But there’s now a way to get something else from a candle: Energy for your mobile devices via USB, with the new Candle Charger by Team FlameStower. The Candle […]

  • Covair: Watches With Interchangeable Faces and Straps

    Covair: Watches With Interchangeable Faces and Straps

    In eras past, the only way to change up your watch game on a regular basis was to accumulate a growing collection of watches – which is fun and all, but it can get expensive. Now there’s a new watch brand that lets you exponentially increase your available watch options with a single “base,” through […]

  • ‘Following Kubrick’ Highlights Director’s Tracking Shots (Video)

    ‘Following Kubrick’ Highlights Director’s Tracking Shots (Video)

    There are a few visual signatures that director Stanley Kubrick was known for, and that even non-movie-freaks might recognize if they’ve ever watched his most popular movies like 2001: A Space Odyssey or Eyes Wide Shut. One of these is the tracking shot, which Kubrick loved particularly in long hallways with the subject located dead […]

  • SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick: Transfer Files to Flash Drive With WiFi

    SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick: Transfer Files to Flash Drive With WiFi

    The people at SanDisk have unveiled the next step in the evolution of the flash drive, a device they helped to develop in its familiar form. It’s the SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick, an upgrade over the traditional flash drive in that it can connect to your computer or mobile device wirelessly. That means backing up […]