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  • The Tempo App Speeds Up and Slows Down Your Videos

    The Tempo App Speeds Up and Slows Down Your Videos

    Video and film are the only media that can effectively manipulate time itself, which is why slow-motion (and it’s less cool cousin, fast-motion) are so effective. Tempo is a new app that lets you take advantage of the power of these techniques more easily and conveniently than before. Tempo gives users four speed settings (five if you […]

  • All-New Jaguar XF Crosses Thames on High Wire (Video)

    All-New Jaguar XF Crosses Thames on High Wire (Video)

    Jaguar is going all out in promoting the all-new, all-different Jaguar XF. That means hiring Hollywood stuntman Jim Dowdall to perform the “world’s longest high-wire water crossing by car.”  More specifically, Dowdall attempted to take the car across 787 feet of the Thames river in London, on a high wire that was only two inches wide. And […]

  • Memoji: Turn Yourself Into Emojis

    Memoji: Turn Yourself Into Emojis

    Even if you don’t know how to paint, write music, or dunk a basketball, there’s now another way for you to achieve true immortality: By turning your face into a set of emojis. It’s called Memoji (get it?), an app which gives you the ability to convey complex emotions in text messages or tweets with your […]

  • ‘Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto’

    ‘Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto’

    When Barack Obama was in Austin, TX, he ate at Franklin Barbecue (he didn’t have to wait in line with everybody else, though). He wasn’t alone, as seemingly everyone in the city lines up outside those hallowed doors just to get some of that sweet smoked meat. But now you won’t have to wait in […]

  • Ben Stiller’s Teenage Punk Band Getting Album Reissue (Audio)

    Ben Stiller’s Teenage Punk Band Getting Album Reissue (Audio)

    We all know Ben Stiller now as the creator of movies like Zoolander and Tropic Thunder, and as a sketch comedy pioneer with The Ben Stiller Show. But before all that, Stiller was just a teenage drummer in a punk band named (wait for it) Capital Punishment. This music has languished in obscurity since it was recorded back in […]

  • Porsche Design P’3135 Solid Gold Limited Edition Pen

    Porsche Design P’3135 Solid Gold Limited Edition Pen

    What would it take to make a pen exciting? Maybe some gadgets built into it by the people at Q Branch, or edible ink? The newest release from Porsche Design doesn’t fulfill any of those fantasies, but as far as pens go, the Porsche Design P’3135 is pretty darn cool anyway. The Porsche Design P’3135 is a […]

  • 8-Bit Camera Gun Prints Photos on Receipt Paper (Video)

    8-Bit Camera Gun Prints Photos on Receipt Paper (Video)

    Dmitry Morozov is an artist and musician living in Moscow, and his latest project is exactly the kind of useless-yet-cool invention that will drive people with a certain type of personality crazy with envy. It’s an 8-bit camera gun that instantly prints snapshots on receipt paper. Glorious! Even cooler than its functionality is the fact […]

  • ‘Inspector Gadget’ Netflix Reboot Gets Trailer (Video)

    ‘Inspector Gadget’ Netflix Reboot Gets Trailer (Video)

    You might not know it unless you’re a parent of young kids (or a young kid yourself), but Netflix has a pretty healthy lineup of programming aimed at younger viewers. Most of the time, I wouldn’t expect people reading this site to care about that, but when one of those programs is a computer-animated reboot […]

  • Lykan Hypersport Makes ‘Furious 7′ Cameo (Video)

    Lykan Hypersport Makes ‘Furious 7′ Cameo (Video)

    The Lykan Hypersport is one of the most coveted automobiles on planet Earth, with a grand total of only seven in existence and a $3.4 million price tag that marks it as the most expensive car on Earth. Numerological types will notice the synchronicity between its seven units and the upcoming Furious 7, but even without that it’s […]

  • Nike Air Max 1 Concrete Sculpture

    Nike Air Max 1 Concrete Sculpture

    As you doubtlessly already know if you’re at all interested in sneakers, today is Air Max Day, Nike’s huge celebration of the iconic Air Max 1 sneaker. Getting in on the fun is sneaker customizer Dominic Goldman, who’s changing gears and getting into sculpture for the first time with a concrete sculpture of the Nike Air […]