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  • ThothX Tower: Elevator (Almost) to Space Patented by Thoth Technology

    ThothX Tower: Elevator (Almost) to Space Patented by Thoth Technology

    I’ve been reading about various theoretical “space elevators” for years, always wondering if maybe one of them could become a reality. Of course, just because one’s been patented, in no way does that mean it will ever actually be built, but it’s still pretty cool to find out that Thoth Technology has developed their own […]

  • ‘NEAT: The Story of Bourbon’ Gets Trailer (Video)

    ‘NEAT: The Story of Bourbon’ Gets Trailer (Video)

    The world of Kentucky bourbon is a fascinating one, at least to the select few bourbon enthusiasts out there. And there are apparently enough of those to warrant at least one feature-length documentary on the subject, called NEAT: The Story of Bourbon, a trailer for which has recently hit the internet. NEAT: The Story of […]

  • Mondrian Pepsi Can by Andrea Salamino: “World is not just Red” (Pics)

    Mondrian Pepsi Can by Andrea Salamino: “World is not just Red” (Pics)

    Italian designer Andrea Salamino was evidently fed up with the monotony and repetition that characterizes the vast majority of advertising, marketing, and branding, and instead of just complaining or sighing angrily, he decided to create the Pepsi can he wanted to see in the world – and whipped up the Mondrian Pepsi can to demonstrate […]

  • Touchjet Wave: Turn Your TV Into a Touchscreen

    Touchjet Wave: Turn Your TV Into a Touchscreen

    A new era of fingerprint smudges is upon us thanks to the Touchjet Wave. It’s a small gadget you can hook up to the top of almost any TV screen to turn it into a touchscreen – and since it’s compatible with a bunch of popular apps, it’s a great way to beef up what […]

  • Alcoho-Lock From Koowho: “Don’t Drink and Ride” (Video)

    Alcoho-Lock From Koowho: “Don’t Drink and Ride” (Video)

    By this time, everyone in the world should be aware of the dangers associated with getting behind the wheel of a car while drunk. Less publicized are the very similar dangers that can befall those who try to ride a bicycle while drunk – dangers that Koowho’s Alcoho-Lock is designed to prevent. The Alcoho-Lock is […]

  • Surf N’ Shack Burger Coming to New England Shake Shacks

    Surf N’ Shack Burger Coming to New England Shake Shacks

    I’ve got some good news and bad news. The good news is that Shake Shack has unveiled their latest masterpiece, a cheeseburger answer to surf ‘n’ turf called the Surf N’ Shack, with real buttered lobster on top of the usual beef. Now for the bad news: It’s only going to be available in Boston […]

  • Omega Seamaster 300: James Bond’s Latest Limited Edition Watch

    Omega Seamaster 300: James Bond’s Latest Limited Edition Watch

    The new generation of James Bond films, starting with the Pierce Brosnan stuff but really kicking into high gear in the Daniel Craig years, have become product placement juggernauts. A small slice of that pie has to do with the watch 007 wears on his wrist, irrespective of whether or not it shoots lasers or […]

  • Onean Carver Jet Board: Surfing Without Waves (Video)

    Onean Carver Jet Board: Surfing Without Waves (Video)

    Bruce Lee popularized the art of fighting without fighting, but it’s taken a few more decades for the art of surfing without surfing to become a reality. It’s all thanks to the Onean Carver Jet Board, a motorized surfboard now available for pre-order. The 4400W dual-core brushless electric motor that powers the Onean Carver Jet […]

  • Pandora: ‘Avatar’ Theme Park Coming to Disney World in 2017

    Pandora: ‘Avatar’ Theme Park Coming to Disney World in 2017

    One of the more intriguing bits of hype to emerge from the D23 Expo over the weekend was news of a theme park at Orlando’s Walt Disney World based on James Cameron’s 2009 blockbuster Avatar. Especially intriguing is Disney‘s promise that at least one of the attractions to be found in Pandora will be as […]

  • ‘Risk: Game of Thrones’ Classic Board Game Variant

    ‘Risk: Game of Thrones’ Classic Board Game Variant

    If ever a board game and a book/TV series were a match made in heaven, it would be Risk: The Game of Strategic Conquest and Game of Thrones, which is all about strategic conquest. And so we have Risk: Game of Thrones, by USAopoly. Risk: Game of Thrones is a total revamp of the popular […]