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  • Balolo: Wood Covers for Your Electronics

    Balolo: Wood Covers for Your Electronics

    Modern life is a sea of electronic equipment, most of it encased in harsh plastic that calls to mind nothing as much as Darth Vader’s own personal aesthetic. But maybe you’re looking to warm things up a bit – in which case there’s now Balolo, a German start-up that provides walnut coverings for myriad electronic […]

  • ‘The Official Ferrari Opus, Diamante Edition’ Up for Auction

    ‘The Official Ferrari Opus, Diamante Edition’ Up for Auction

    In 2011, Ferrari unleashed The Official Ferrari Opus on the world – a highly limited edition luxury book about the history of the famed automotive brand, limited to only one copy per country. The price tag back then was $275,000, which means that the estimated value of The Official Ferrari Opus, Diamante Edition, now up […]

  • Oliver Sweeney Secret Shoe: CONTROL-Worthy Footwear

    Oliver Sweeney Secret Shoe: CONTROL-Worthy Footwear

    I’m not sure if there’s even any point in noting the similarity between the new Oliver Sweeney Secret Shoe and the shoe phone favored by Agent #86 Maxwell Smart on the classic TV series Get Smart  – I mean, it’s just so obvious, and the people at Oliver Sweeney seem aware of it when they […]

  • ‘LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2′ Launch Trailer (Video)

    ‘LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2′ Launch Trailer (Video)

    Kang the Conqueror is up to his old tricks again, and a contingent of Marvel superheroes – or Marvel Super Heroes, I guess – have to fight him and a bunch of other supervillains in his home turf at Chronopolis. That’s the plot of the upcoming video game LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2, but what […]

  • ‘Batman: Gotham by Gaslamp’ – An Animated Batman Movie (Trailer)

    ‘Batman: Gotham by Gaslamp’ – An Animated Batman Movie (Trailer)

    Jack the Ripper is stalking late 19th century Gotham City, and only one man can stop him: Bruce Wayne, also known as Batman. It’s recognizable enough but not a typical Batman story – because it’s Gotham by Gaslamp, a one-shot Elseworlds story that transplanted the Dark Knight into a Victorian setting. Now, it’s the source […]

  • Vortx: Feel the Elements from TV, Movies, and Video Games

    Vortx: Feel the Elements from TV, Movies, and Video Games

    4D effects: They aren’t exclusively the province of weird tourist attractions in towns like Gatlinburg or San Antonio anymore. Now, there’s Vortx, a gadget that you can hook up to your TV or computer in order to feel on-screen elements – like wind and fire – inside the comfort of your own home, which presumably […]

  • Jouley: A Newly Unveiled Electric School Bus from Daimler

    Jouley: A Newly Unveiled Electric School Bus from Daimler

    School buses save a lot of gas in theory, since they pack a bunch of passengers on board to and from school, but they guzzle a lot of it too, which is why a fleet of all-electric school buses would be a no-brainer that would eventually pay for itself. Enter Jouley, the newly unveiled electric […]