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  • ‘De-dimension': 2D/3D Furniture by Jongha Choi (Video)

    ‘De-dimension': 2D/3D Furniture by Jongha Choi (Video)

    Furniture that hangs flat against the wall but that can be taken down and used as regular furniture is the kind of thing people make cartoons about, but designer Jongha Choi has made it a reality with a collection of furniture entitled De-dimension. The concept behind these pieces is simple: They can be converted from […]

  • Spirit of Travel: The New Luggage Teaser From Louis Vuitton (Video)

    Spirit of Travel: The New Luggage Teaser From Louis Vuitton (Video)

    Earlier this month, Louis Vuitton announced an upcoming collaboration with famed Apple designer Marc Newson. Now, the brand has gone a step further in stoking enthusiasm for the collaboration, by releasing a teaser for the Spirit of Travel: The New Luggage collaborative collection. Apple fans will probably experience a twinge of familiarity with the Spirit […]

  • Levitating CUP: It’s a Cup That Levitates

    Levitating CUP: It’s a Cup That Levitates

    I’ve said it before, and I will more than likely say it again: Levitation is so hot right now. Just the other day I told you about the levitating phone charger that’s not actually a levitating phone charger, but the Levitating CUP now raising funds on Kickstarter suffers from no such misnomers. Yes, the Levitating […]

  • Paper Composite Bottle Opener: Made Out of Paper, Still Works

    Paper Composite Bottle Opener: Made Out of Paper, Still Works

    I probably don’t have to tell you that bottle openers are usually made out of metal, so as to be strong enough to pry also-usually-metal caps from bottles containing soda or beer. But you may not be aware that technology is now sufficiently advanced to create a bottle opener made from, believe it or not, paper. It’s […]

  • ‘Weaving Shibusa': A Documentary About Japanese Denim (Trailer)

    ‘Weaving Shibusa': A Documentary About Japanese Denim (Trailer)

    On August 6th, viewers at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco will be treated to a documentary about Japanese denim and the people who practice this longstanding tradition of quality and style. Presented by denim brand Self Edge, the doc is called Weaving Shibusa, and a trailer has recently premiered online. Weaving Shibusa explores the […]

  • FORMUL2 Racer Concept Car by Radek Štêpán (Pics)

    FORMUL2 Racer Concept Car by Radek Štêpán (Pics)

    Imagine if you will, a modular vehicle with automated droids that can swap out its wheels, suspension, and or chassis depending on the type of terrain you expect it to encounter. It sounds like something out of a Hanna-Barbera cartoon, but designer Radek Štêpán has come up with a real-life Chan Van that goes by […]

  • Impossible Burger: A Bleeding Vegetarian Artificial Beef Burger

    Impossible Burger: A Bleeding Vegetarian Artificial Beef Burger

    Impossible Foods is a company that specializes in vegetarian, lab-created foodstuffs that taste impossibly similar to the real carnivorous meats they seek to imitate – think of them as the John Carpenter’s The Thing of the vegetarian food industry. And their latest masterpiece, dubbed the Impossible Burger, is set to make its debut at New […]

  • Craftsman Pro Series Toolboxes Have Bluetooth Smart Locks

    Craftsman Pro Series Toolboxes Have Bluetooth Smart Locks

    New from Craftsman is the Craftsman Pro Series of toolboxes. These toolboxes are typically sturdy joints from Craftsman, but they’re all outfitted with an extra-special technological feature that place them even further ahead of the toolbox curve: The Bluetooth Smart Lock. As its name suggests, a Bluetooth Smart Lock is a lock that opens via […]

  • ‘Split': New M. Night Shyamalan Thriller Gets Trailer (Video)

    ‘Split': New M. Night Shyamalan Thriller Gets Trailer (Video)

    We’re a long way from the heyday of M. Night Shyamalan, but his name still generates cautious excitement in certain circles. And a new trailer for his upcoming movie Split is certain to generate even more cautious excitement. Split is a thriller in the Dressed to Kill vein, about a mentally ill person with murderous […]

  • Mandem Safe: The Safe That Looks Like a Nike Shoebox

    Mandem Safe: The Safe That Looks Like a Nike Shoebox

    A burglar breaks into your home, looking for valuables to steal. He (or she!) searches your entire apartment looking for a safe, ignoring a prominently-placed Nike shoebox on the rationale that he doesn’t know anything about sneakers and thus would have a hard time re-selling a pilfered pair. Congratulations, your Mandem Safe has officially paid […]