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  • Durex Jeans: Jeans That Fit Like a … Glove (Video)

    Durex Jeans: Jeans That Fit Like a … Glove (Video)

    Condom brand Durex must know something the rest of us don’t, since they’re looking to expand their horizons beyond the condom game and into jeans. The result is Durex Jeans, a new denim line recently announced with the help of Bollywood star Ranveer Singh. A spokesman for the company also gave a recent interview with […]

  • McDonald’s Sauces Coming to Canadian Grocery Stores

    McDonald’s Sauces Coming to Canadian Grocery Stores

    Remember when McDonald’s released a limited edition line of Big Mac Special Sauce as a promotional gimmick? Somebody at McDonald’s Canadian HQ had the bright idea to just go ahead and sell bottles of McDonald’s sauces, and Special Sauce isn’t the only signature Mickey D’s condiment to make the transition. McDonald’s Special Sauce is being […]

  • ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000′ New Season Trailer (Video)

    ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000′ New Season Trailer (Video)

    Today Netflix dropped a few new trailers for their upcoming series and films, and since I can’t write about all of them today, I’ll single out the new season of cult favorite Mystery Science Theater 3000 for attention—since for better or worse the trailer seems to have captured the feel of the original series. Whether […]

  • Hobo Coins Based on Depression-Era Designs

    Hobo Coins Based on Depression-Era Designs

    The Great Depression was also the golden age of the yegg, traveling vagabonds also known as hobos. Back in those days, one of the most prevalent pastimes for hobos was the engraving of US coins with personal designs.  Coins that received this treatment have somewhat ironically gone onto become valuable collectors’ items. Now, artist Chris […]

  • Orbiter Executive Fidgeting Toy From TEC Accessories (Video)

    Orbiter Executive Fidgeting Toy From TEC Accessories (Video)

    The following is a partial list of items I have fidgeted with in my career as an amateur neurotic: Pens, mechanical pencils, staplers, remote controls, cell phones, smartphones, calculators, lighters, my own hands, etc. Now here’s a list of items I hope to fidget with in the future: The Orbiter, a desk toy from TEC […]

  • Stealth: Fitness App Uses Video Games to Encourage Exercise (Video)

    Stealth: Fitness App Uses Video Games to Encourage Exercise (Video)

    Sometimes I think the difference between people who exercise and people who don’t isn’t that the former are more committed or driven but instead they just find exercising pleasurable, so it’s (relatively) easy for them to commit to it. It’s true that they say if you want to exercise consistently you should find ways to […]

  • Imitated Human Skull Fire Gas Logs

    Imitated Human Skull Fire Gas Logs

    I’m no marketing expert, but if I were the proprietor of Myard DELUXE Logs, I would try to come up with a catchier name for my Imitated Human Skull Fire Gas Logs. For instance, and this is just off the, uh, top of my head: Skull Logs, Grilling Skulls, Fire Skulls. All GREAT names, very marketable. […]

  • Blood Salt & Dirt Camo: Vollebak Shirts Come Camouflaged for Damage

    Blood Salt & Dirt Camo: Vollebak Shirts Come Camouflaged for Damage

    We are all familiar with the concept of the “go home stain,” a wardrobe mishap so egregious and unmistakable that you have to go home and change. But what about the abuse that happens gradually to a shirt over time? Salty sweat can cause that to happen, as can dirt, and even in a completely innocent […]