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  • ‘Where’s Warhol?': Children’s Book Parody Features Andy Warhol

    ‘Where’s Warhol?': Children’s Book Parody Features Andy Warhol

    One of Andy Warhol‘s obsessions as an artist was turning himself into a mass-produced commodity, so it’s only appropriate that he’s been posthumously transformed into a Where’s Waldo? parody. The only surprise, really, is that it took so long for Where’s Warhol?, from authors Catherine Ingram and Andrew Rae, to exist. Where’s Warhol? is illustrated in […]

  • ‘Jason Bourne’ Super Bowl Spot (Video)

    ‘Jason Bourne’ Super Bowl Spot (Video)

    Super Bowl commercials really aren’t as fun as they used to be, since most of the best ones are all released online days before the game, and a lot of the brands have “caught on” to the whole thing in an ultimately detrimental way. But last night’s game was still home to a cool movie […]

  • ‘Narco-nomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel’ by Tom Wainwright

    ‘Narco-nomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel’ by Tom Wainwright

    I’ve heard it said that it’s never too late for a career change. It’s a Friday afternoon as I write this, which is a time well-suited to contemplating a change in jobs. And so I bring you word of the new book Narco-nomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel by Tom Wainwright. Narco-nomics covers the […]

  • Fontus Self-Filling Water Bottles

    Fontus Self-Filling Water Bottles

    “Self-filling water bottles” might sound like some kind of made-up invention, but evidently modern technology makes such a thing quite possible.  As a result, we now have Fontus, billed as the first self-filling water bottle in the world. Fontus works by snatching moisture out of the surrounding air, for a water bottle that purportedly never […]

  • OneGo: Subscription-Based “Netflix for Air Travel”

    OneGo: Subscription-Based “Netflix for Air Travel”

    For people who find themselves on airplanes multiple times a month, an app that allows users to pay a flat monthly subscription rate in order to take unlimited flights might start to sound pretty attractive. That’s just the service offered by OneGo, the latest app that aims to Netflix-ify another corner of the marketplace. OneGo […]

  • Wilson X Connected Basketball

    Wilson X Connected Basketball

    Not so long ago if you called someone “smart as a basketball” it would have been a pretty unambiguous insult (and a pretty funny one, depending on your delivery), but now we live in a world of smart everything. Enter the Wilson X Connected Basketball. The Wilson X Connected Basketball is equipped with an internal […]

  • ‘Skate Near Death': Harrowing Skate Video From Roma Alimov (Video)

    ‘Skate Near Death': Harrowing Skate Video From Roma Alimov (Video)

    The era of death-defying stunts for our entertainment is usually thought of as the product of a less cautious time, but there are still a few modern-day Harold Lloyds and Jackie Chans out there carrying the torch for amusing other people to death. One of them is Russian skater Roma Alimov, who recently released a […]

  • ‘When the Evil Smiles’ Supercut Showcases Villainous Grins (Video)

    ‘When the Evil Smiles’ Supercut Showcases Villainous Grins (Video)

    Society generally tells us that evil things will lead to bad, unpleasant emotions: Sadness, loneliness, anger, and so on. But why is it, then, that the bad guys always seem to be enjoying themselves so much? That’s the implicit question posed by When the Evil Smiles, a new supercut from Semih Okmn. Soundtracked by the […]

  • ‘Lucky Coin': The Returning DeLorean Gets First Commercial (Video)

    ‘Lucky Coin': The Returning DeLorean Gets First Commercial (Video)

    In case you thought the DeLorean people were just going to sit back and wait for those 300 new DeLoreans to just sell themselves, the DeLorean Motor Company has unveiled their first commercial for this momentous return to the marketplace. It’s called Lucky Coin, and I’m happy to say it resembles nothing more than that […]

  • Frinkiac: A Searchable Index of Three Million ‘Simpsons’ Screenshots

    Frinkiac: A Searchable Index of Three Million ‘Simpsons’ Screenshots

    In certain corners of the internet, screenshots from The Simpsons are basically like currency. But much like the early days of our modern economy, sources for good screenshots have previously been scattered across the web, with no centralized place to get the one you want. Now, though, we have Frinkiac. The Frinkiac search engine has […]