NEWS

  • Summers Place Dodo Skeleton Going Up for Auction

    Summers Place Dodo Skeleton Going Up for Auction

    Climate scientists agree that we’re going to be seeing a lot more extinct species in the next few years. Now, you have an opportunity to pay tribute to all past and future wiped-out animals through the most iconic of them all: The dodo bird. It’s the Summers Place Dodo Skeleton, a composite piece hitting the […]

  • BoardUp: “The World’s First Self-Folding Longboard”

    BoardUp: “The World’s First Self-Folding Longboard”

    The first self-folding longboard in the world is now in the midst of a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. Not to be confused with “Bird Up,” the worst show on television, it’s BoardUp, a longboard that circumvents many of the issues associated with lugging such boards around by way of an ingenious self-folding hinge in the middle. […]

  • Blaze Tower Vertical Grill and Fire Pit

    Blaze Tower Vertical Grill and Fire Pit

    “More than a fire pit. More than a grill.” That’s the tagline behind the new Blaze Tower, a vertical structure that looks like a modernist spin on the titular figure in The Wicker Man, but hopefully will not be used for any pagan ritual sacrifices in the near future. What the Blaze Tower will be used […]

  • ‘Magic Clay': Claymation Short From Guldies (Video)

    ‘Magic Clay': Claymation Short From Guldies (Video)

    As forms of animation go, they don’t get much more fun to watch than claymation. The animator known as Guldies is one of the new masters of the form, and his latest work entitled Magic Clay is a good, quick demonstration of why exactly that is. Magic Clay doesn’t have a plot, but instead is […]

  • Porsche Experience Center Coming to LA

    Porsche Experience Center Coming to LA

    About a year and a half ago, we told you about the Porsche Experience Center in Atlanta, GA. Now, that concept (essentially a Porsche-themed amusement park for adults) is expanding to another part of the country: Los Angeles, CA. And, if you’re interested in purchasing a new Porsche instead of just taking one for a spin, […]

  • Middle Finger Candle: For Rude Candle Lovers

    Middle Finger Candle: For Rude Candle Lovers

    Candles, as I understand them, are intended to create an inviting, comfortable, and soothing atmosphere in one’s home or place of business. But it seems that one might often have other priorities entirely when choosing a candle, and for those times the Middle Finger Candle would be more than appropriate. The first thing I notice when looking […]

  • Lexdray Portland Sneaker Duffel

    Lexdray Portland Sneaker Duffel

    The modern sneakerhead on the go, regrettably, does not have a ton of options for lugging multiple pairs of sneakers from one place to another. The backpack is always a standby, of course, as are other bags for makeshift transport—not to mention the increasingly popular method of wearing an extra pair of sneakers on your […]

  • ‘Preposterous': Short Animation Shows a World Gone Wrong (Video)

    ‘Preposterous': Short Animation Shows a World Gone Wrong (Video)

    It’s easy to look at the world right now and feel that something has gone wrong. But before you fold your knees up under your chin and start rocking back and forth, take comfort in the fact that at least the basic physical laws of reality haven’t abandoned us yet—like they do in a new […]

  • Milka Oreo Chocolate Candy Bar Now Available in the US

    Milka Oreo Chocolate Candy Bar Now Available in the US

    European shores recently invited the jealousy of Americans with the Milka Oreo Chocolate Candy Bar, but good news everybody: What was once hot in Europe is now coming to the United States. To be more precise, the Oreo-filled candy bar will be available in US grocery stores starting in January, and certain stores are stocking […]