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  • Smart Lyric Thermostat by Honeywell (Video)

    Smart Lyric Thermostat by Honeywell (Video)

    We recently let you know about a smart ceiling fan that was in the works, and now there’s a thermostat that works along a similar line. Combine the two and you might never leave your house for fear of not being in perfect thermal comfort at all times. It’s the Lyric, a new kind of […]

  • Sony Rolls Out PlayStation TV in North America

    Sony Rolls Out PlayStation TV in North America

    While Japanese users have had access to PlayStation TV since November of 2013, only recently has Sony announced a wider release for the microconsole. It’s essentially a non-portable version of Sony’s PlayStation Vita, but with a feature that some are saying constitutes a killer app.  It’s called Remote Play, and it will let you stream […]

  • Ice Cube’s Son Will Play Dad in NWA Biopic

    Ice Cube’s Son Will Play Dad in NWA Biopic

    Rapper and actor Ice Cube has found a novel solution for the question of who will play him in an NWA biopic he’s developing with Universal. Cube’s son, O’Shea Jackson, Jr., has edged out other professional actors in the audition process and has been signed to play his dad in the movie. The movie will […]

  • ESEE Knives Izula Gear Wallet Survival Kit

    ESEE Knives Izula Gear Wallet Survival Kit

    If you’ve lived a typical life, it’s probably true that it’s never depended on your wallet, at least not in the literal sense of “I would be dead right now if it weren’t for my wallet.” But if you’re more on the adventurous side, it’s possible that the Izula Gear Wallet Kit from ESEE Knives […]

  • Solebox 20th Anniversary Reebok Instapump Fury

    Solebox 20th Anniversary Reebok Instapump Fury

      A week ago we told you about the collaboration between Reebok and Social Status celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Reebok Instapump Fury. It was also mentioned that Reebok would be collaborating with some other retailers for the occasion, and now we have some info on their 20th anniversary Instapump joint with Berlin retailer […]

  • ‘The Last Game’: Nike Football Releases World Cup Short Film (Video)

    ‘The Last Game’: Nike Football Releases World Cup Short Film (Video)

    In the midst of their “Risk Everything” campaign, Nike has released a short film called The Last Game. It’s got a much headier premise than the usual Nike commercial, and an impressive cast of characters that includes Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Wayne Rooney, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Neymar. The premise is that in the future an evil corporate […]

  • Computer Program Passes Turing Test for First Time

    Computer Program Passes Turing Test for First Time

    The Turing test is an assessment of a computer program’s ability to imitate the intelligence of a human being in a text-based chat. It was established way back in 1950, but no computer has ever cracked it, until now. The actual mechanics of the Turing test are (as you might imagine) fairly complicated, but the […]

  • Sir Mix-a-Lot Goes Orchestral (Video)

    Sir Mix-a-Lot Goes Orchestral (Video)

    Sir Mix-a-Lot will always be known for his 1992 hit “Baby Got Back,” but he’s shown a real acumen for squeezing a lot of expression out of that one song. The latest example is a collaboration with the Seattle Symphony and composer Gabriel Prokofiev. Prokofiev arranged the orchestral version of “Baby Got Back” as part […]

  • 9 High-End Items for Hardcore ‘Game of Thrones’ Fans

    9 High-End Items for Hardcore ‘Game of Thrones’ Fans

    The HBO series Game of Thrones has been gaining and gaining in popularity to the point of almost being at Breaking Bad levels. And unlike Breaking Bad, the accoutrements of the Game of Thrones universe can be a little pricier than yellow jumpsuits, gas masks, or box cutters. So, the high-end collectible market for items related to […]

  • Edo Competition Tunes Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG (Photos)

    Edo Competition Tunes Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG (Photos)

    Tuning firm Edo Competition has turned its sights on the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG, which takes an already impressive piece of automotive engineering and kicks it up to the next gear in their own signature way. After the people at Edo Competition were finished with the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG, it had the power of 100 additional […]