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  • Solar Paper: “The World’s Thinnest and Lightest Solar Charger”

    Solar Paper: “The World’s Thinnest and Lightest Solar Charger”

    No, Solar Paper isn’t notebook paper that somehow absorbs and uses energy from the sun. The “paper” in the name is instead a reference to its size – more precisely its thinness, as the product is billed by its makers at YOLK as “the world’s thinnest and lightest solar charger.” Solar Paper is just .15 […]

  • El Chapo’s Prison Break Estimated to Cost $50 Million

    El Chapo’s Prison Break Estimated to Cost $50 Million

    On the latest episode of the series I just made up, Prison Breaks of the Rich and Famous, we have notorious Mexican drug lord El Chapo, whose recent escape from lockup in Mexico is making headlines all over the world. Some of those headlines are coming from a pretty incredible figure courtesy of one Jhon […]

  • UO Smart Beam Laser Projector (Video)

    UO Smart Beam Laser Projector (Video)

    New from United Object, it’s a high definition projector that harnesses the power of lasers for a projector that doesn’t sacrifice image quality for its small size and convenience. It’s the UO Smart Beam Laser, only 2.2 inches tall, wide, and deep. Within the UO Smart Beam Laser’s tiny body is a laser diode joined […]

  • Ross McGouran Test Rides Lexus Hoverboard (Video)

    Ross McGouran Test Rides Lexus Hoverboard (Video)

    The Lexus Hoverboard has been in the public sphere for a while, but now it’s getting another public glimpse courtesy of professional skateboarder Ross McGouran. Unfortunately, Ross McGouran’s test ride of the Lexus Hoverboard isn’t being shown to the public in full—at least not yet. Instead, it’s the subject of another teaser for the board, […]

  • ‘The Revenant': New Western Starring Leo DiCaprio Gets Teaser (Video)

    ‘The Revenant': New Western Starring Leo DiCaprio Gets Teaser (Video)

    Because they’re so rare nowadays, it’s always exciting when big Hollywood studio talents decide to do a western. And in 2015, big Hollywood studio talents don’t get much bigger than Leonardo DiCaprio and director Alejandro González Iñárritu (Birdman), who are coming together for The Revenant, a western survival story that just saw its first official […]

  • Nike Yeezys Imagined by Graphic Designer (Photos)

    Nike Yeezys Imagined by Graphic Designer (Photos)

    In terms of alternate history, the big “point of divergence” between our world and the one we’re about to explore is when Kanye West jumped ship at Nike and transferred his talents over to adidas. One graphic designer on Instagram has imagined what it would be like if that had never happened, and what the […]

  • Grado GH1 Headphones Carved From Single Brooklyn Tree

    Grado GH1 Headphones Carved From Single Brooklyn Tree

    John and Jonathan Grado of the Brooklyn consumer goods manufacturer Grado found out that a tree in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park was being torn down, so they decided to find a use for it that fit within their company’s wood-crafting MO. And so we have the Grado GH1 headphones, each one carved from the same departed […]

  • Casa Invisibile by DMAA: A Mirror-Covered House for Bending Light (Photos)

    Casa Invisibile by DMAA: A Mirror-Covered House for Bending Light (Photos)

    The technology required to make a truly invisible house is still at least a few years off (or at least that’s what the government wants us to think), but the people at Delugan Meissl Associated Architects have come up with a pretty cool substitute in the meantime. It’s Casa Invisibile, a house covered in mirrors for […]

  • ‘X-Men: Apocalypse': First Look From ‘Entertainment Weekly’

    ‘X-Men: Apocalypse': First Look From ‘Entertainment Weekly’

    Entertainment Weekly can usually be trusted to bring us the first images from eagerly anticipated blockbusters that usually don’t look very good and temper everyone’s expectations for the movie, making crushing disappointment less likely. You can decide for yourself whether they’ve done that again in their latest issue, with first looks at the cast of […]