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  • Richie Jackson: Skater Does Amazing Tricks for ‘Thrasher’ Magazine (Video)

    Richie Jackson: Skater Does Amazing Tricks for ‘Thrasher’ Magazine (Video)

    There’s the technically amazing skateboarding that’s astounding to people who know the sport but more or less uninteresting to people who don’t care about skateboarding, and then there’s the crazy, seemingly impossible trickery pulled off by skater Richie Jackson in a video for Thrasher magazine and Jackson’s skate brand Death Skateboards. Richie Jackson’s skateboard tricks […]

  • TrapTap Wireless Speed Trap Indicator

    TrapTap Wireless Speed Trap Indicator

    Radar detectors for the primary purpose of avoiding speed traps are nothing new.  They are also, unfortunately, nothing legal. But in the smart technology era, it makes sense there would be a legal workaround that doesn’t involve any illegal monitoring of law enforcement radar signals, and it’s called the TrapTap. Rather than detecting radar directly, […]

  • Gravity Chopsticks: Levitating Chopsticks That Don’t Need a Rest

    Gravity Chopsticks: Levitating Chopsticks That Don’t Need a Rest

    Kendrick Lamar recently implored listeners to “levitate, levitate, levitate,” but few people realize he was actually talking about chopsticks. To be more precise, Gravity Chopsticks, the chopsticks that levitate so you don’t need a rest to keep them off the table when you’re not holding them. There are no magnets or any other tricks involved in […]

  • ‘Oyster: A Gastronomic History (With Recipes)’ by Drew Smith

    ‘Oyster: A Gastronomic History (With Recipes)’ by Drew Smith

    Oysters are a somewhat exotic and mysterious food to those who don’t eat them regularly, and those that do tend to have strong opinions on how they should be consumed for maximum enjoyment. So it’s a good thing that somebody wrote it all down to make Oyster: A Gastronomic History (With Recipes). That somebody is […]

  • Harrison Oven: The Artisan Oven

    Harrison Oven: The Artisan Oven

    Most of us are content with the oven that was in our home when we moved in, but as with all things there are other levels of craftsmanship and care out there. On that next level is the Harrison oven, an old, old, old-school oven for people who thought electricity in the kitchen was a […]

  • ‘Art of Time': Seiko’s Rube Goldberg Contraption (Video)

    ‘Art of Time': Seiko’s Rube Goldberg Contraption (Video)

    The art of watchmaking carries an inherent limitation; the artist’s creation must be contained inside a watch. A new ad from watch brand Seiko turns that art loose on a (relatively) huge contraption in the vein of Rube Goldberg or Mouse Trap, made from watch components and used to make a new ad for the […]

  • Melina: The Portable Tent Backpack

    Melina: The Portable Tent Backpack

    New from designer David Shatz is an invention that would make Doc Savage proud — a tent that you can wear on your back like a backpack when it’s folded up. It’s called Melina, and unfortunately for all the would-be adventurers out there it’s only a concept piece for now. Melina was conceived “under the […]

  • Ando: David Chang’s Upcoming Delivery-Only Restaurant

    Ando: David Chang’s Upcoming Delivery-Only Restaurant

    Conventional wisdom holds that delivery-only food places are on the lower end of the quality spectrum, although anyone who’s ever discovered a treasured pizza delivery joint will tell you this is mostly just snobbery in action. David Chang the super chef is now getting into the delivery-only game, with a secret New York City delivery-only […]

  • Nike Air Max Con: Like a Sneaker Disney World (Photos)

    Nike Air Max Con: Like a Sneaker Disney World (Photos)

    If ever you were going to make a sneakerhead pilgrimage to another land (unless you’re reading this in Hong Kong), March 23rd to the 27th would be the time. That’s because those are the dates of Nike Air Max Con in Hong Kong, as well as similar events in New York City and Tokyo, commemorating […]