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  • ‘Paint With Gunpowder': Meet Artist Danny Shervin (Pics)

    ‘Paint With Gunpowder': Meet Artist Danny Shervin (Pics)

    Gunpowder has pretty much one intended use, which is to fire destructive projectiles at lethal velocities, throughout history. But artist Danny Shervin has discovered and perfected another, much more pacifistic use for the stuff, in a process that he refers to as Paint With Gunpowder. In order to Paint With Gunpowder (which is also the […]

  • Arlo Skye Carry-On Luggage

    Arlo Skye Carry-On Luggage

    If you’re planning on doing any air traveling this year, and you think it might be time to trade in your ragged Jansport backpack for something a little more mature in the way of a carry-on, the folks at Arlo Skye have come up with a pretty definitive example of the carry-on luggage form. It’s […]

  • Ninja Turtle Lair Now Listed on Airbnb (Photos)

    Ninja Turtle Lair Now Listed on Airbnb (Photos)

    You may recall that the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, when they’re not fighting mutant criminals or whatever it is they do, hang out in a cool lair in the sewer system underneath New York City. But now there’s a way for you to enjoy those surroundings without being saturated in raw sewage fumes.  That way […]

  • ‘Hyper-Reality’ Short Film Shows the Horror of Augmented Reality (Video)

    ‘Hyper-Reality’ Short Film Shows the Horror of Augmented Reality (Video)

    When we talk about augmented reality on this site, it’s usually under the pretext that such technology will be fun and helpful once it becomes widespread. But what if augmented reality was just overwhelming and terrifying instead? It’s hard to shake such an idea after you see Hyper-Reality, a new short film by Keiichi Matsuda. […]

  • ‘It’s A Small World': Post-Apocalyptic Photo Editorial (Pics)

    ‘It’s A Small World': Post-Apocalyptic Photo Editorial (Pics)

    It doesn’t take Adrian Veidt to figure out that there’s something ominous in the air these days, and a lot of it is manifesting itself as post-apocalyptic themes in movies, TV shows, and elsewhere. It’s A Small World is a photo editorial from photographer Lea Colombo and styled by Omaima Salem in the latest issue […]

  • Fast.com: Check Your Internet Speed With Netflix-Powered Site

    Fast.com: Check Your Internet Speed With Netflix-Powered Site

    I don’t have any hard stats in front of me at the moment, but if I had to guess I would say that at least 80 percent of people who are worried about their internet speed feel that way due to Netflix (or some other less polite video streaming service). So the fact that Netflix […]

  • Framed Tech Celebrates the Innards of Our Favorite Technology (Video)

    Framed Tech Celebrates the Innards of Our Favorite Technology (Video)

    The slogan of Framed Tech, a new display piece brand, is “if you can’t open it, you can’t own it.” Such a mantra has obvious appeal for diehard tinkerers and other people fascinated by the inner workings of the gadgets in their lives, and it’s these individuals who are the target audience for the brand’s […]

  • Wayv Adventurer Handheld Microwave (Video)

    Wayv Adventurer Handheld Microwave (Video)

    As impossible as it may seem, the people at Wayv Tech have introduced a handheld microwave, which the company says serves as “the world’s first Portable solid-state RF food heater ‘microwave.’” It’s called the Wayv Adventurer (not to be confused with the Wavy Adventurer, which I think is a kind of clown). The Wayv Adventurer, […]

  • BangFit: Pornhub Unveils Sexual Workout Regimen (Video)

    BangFit: Pornhub Unveils Sexual Workout Regimen (Video)

    The physical benefits of regular and rigorous sexual activity are pretty obvious, even if they’re not what usually get touted when people talk about physical fitness and exercise. But now, the people at Pornhub have unveiled a new fitness method that directly taps into the physical benefits of “sexercise.”  It’s called BangFit. BangFit is kind […]

  • Preset Chess: Instantly Sets Up a Game

    Preset Chess: Instantly Sets Up a Game

    I never really mastered chess as a kid, and one of the reasons for that (apart from my non-tactical thinking processes) is that every game takes so long to set up, the odds of me getting bored and wanting to read Squadron Supreme again were higher and higher with each game. But maybe if I’d […]