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  • Chicago Skyline Cable Cars Coming to the Windy City (Video)

    Chicago Skyline Cable Cars Coming to the Windy City (Video)

    In case you thought the era of the cable car was at an end, the city of Chicago recently revealed plans to connect its downtown core with the tourist-heavy Navy Pier, river walk, and lakefront districts via a line of Chicago Skyline aerial cable cars. The Chicago Skyline project is in its early stages, but […]

  • Honda Great Journey Showcases Autonomous Vehicle Concepts (Pics)

    Honda Great Journey Showcases Autonomous Vehicle Concepts (Pics)

    The late Prince used to say he’d seen the future, but he never said anything about it including self-driving cars. Honda has corrected this oversight, though, in part with a new promotional initiative called Honda Great Journey, which acts as a showcase for the company’s various concepts for the autonomous vehicles of the future. The […]

  • ‘Inferno': Latest Robert Langdon Thriller Gets Teaser (Video)

    ‘Inferno': Latest Robert Langdon Thriller Gets Teaser (Video)

    Robert Langdon, the Harvard symbologist protagonist of The Da Vinci Code and other less famous thrillers by author Dan Brown, is continuing his big-screen escapades in Inferno—a movie that, based on its new teaser, would appear to up the ante on previous installments by placing its hero in a race to save the world from a […]

  • “Daydreaming”: Radiohead Drops Another Video, Announces Album (Video)

    “Daydreaming”: Radiohead Drops Another Video, Announces Album (Video)

    With the release of “Burn the Witch” this week, most Radiohead fans (or Radioheads, as I assume many of them must identify themselves) knew there was more in the recent future from the band. And so it is, with “Daydreaming,” another song/video pairing, this one directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and accompanied by the official […]

  • Barisieur: Combination Coffee Brewer and Alarm Clock

    Barisieur: Combination Coffee Brewer and Alarm Clock

    The gadget world is full of clever combinations, with the camera phone being an extremely obvious example. But very rarely do two machines go together as gracefully or intuitively as the coffeemaker and the alarm clock, given the known aromatic properties of coffee in the field of waking you up in the morning. And so we […]

  • Jean Hanger: Dry Your Jeans Without Ruining Them

    Jean Hanger: Dry Your Jeans Without Ruining Them

    There’s a school of thought out there that says you shouldn’t wash your jeans – ever. True or not, eventually most of us are going to give up and throw our jeans in the washing machine, but the real damage is done in the dryer afterwards, not in the washing machine. With the Jean Hanger, […]

  • flatev Artisan Tortilla Maker

    flatev Artisan Tortilla Maker

    The wave of automatic smart kitchen appliances that make one thing really well continues.  It started with the famous Keurig coffeemaker, most recently crested with the Juicero juicer, and now barrels on with flatev, an “artisan tortilla maker” that does for tortillas what Keurig does for coffee. Unless you’re in the habit of whipping up […]

  • Woolsey Ping Pong Table: Also Just a Table

    Woolsey Ping Pong Table: Also Just a Table

    Generally if you go into someone’s home or office and they’re using a ping pong table as a regular table, it means that whatever business you have with this person should be suspended immediately and filed under “red flags.” But the Woolsey Ping Pong Table is the rare table that “can do both,” as the […]