NEWS

  • Davek Alert Smart Umbrella

    Davek Alert Smart Umbrella

    It’s been said that with umbrellas, it’s better to have one and not need it than to need one and not have it. But weather if often unpredictable (or, at least, unpredicted by those less mindful of it), and it’s not an uncommon occurrence to be caught in the rain without an umbrella – a […]

  • ‘Spaceballs’ Sequel in the Works According to Mel Brooks

    ‘Spaceballs’ Sequel in the Works According to Mel Brooks

    When Mel Brooks directed Spaceballs in 1987, it had been a few years since the height of Star Wars mania. But according to a recent interview with Brooks, he’s not resting on his laurels again now that Star Wars fever has reached a new pitch, and he’s now working on a belated sequel to his […]

  • Netflix Socks Added to Service’s DIY “Make It” Site (Video)

    Netflix Socks Added to Service’s DIY “Make It” Site (Video)

    Here’s a product that will appeal to anyone who enjoys making their own stuff, novelty socks, smart technology, and watching Netflix. It’s Netflix Socks, a product recently added to Netflix’s “Make It” DIY site, which gives users step-by-step instructions to build their own pair of socks that can automatically pause whatever you’re watching if you […]

  • SpeakEmoji App Converts Speech to Emoji (Video)

    SpeakEmoji App Converts Speech to Emoji (Video)

    Words: What were they? Whatever they were, they couldn’t have hoped to compete with the almighty emoji in terms of pure communicative power, which is why an app like SpeakEmoji had to come around sooner or later. SpeakEmoji is an app that converts certain words into their corresponding emojis, which could in theory allow emoji-ignorant […]

  • Bob’s Your Uncle Vinyl Collection Puzzle

    Bob’s Your Uncle Vinyl Collection Puzzle

    If there’s someone in your life who’s both a hardcore vinyl collector and a puzzle fan, there’s really only one adequate holiday gift for this person/Venn diagram overlap this year – the Bob’s Your Uncle Vinyl Collection Puzzle, a puzzle from a photograph of the record collection of Martin Yeeles, founder of the Bob’s Your Uncle […]

  • Wild Weather App Combines Forecasts With Hand-Drawn Animations

    Wild Weather App Combines Forecasts With Hand-Drawn Animations

    One of the things the internet and the smartphone revolution have given people is a seemingly infinite variety of ways to get information about the weather. Given that that’s the case, why not introduce a little bit of aesthetic appreciation into your forecast consumption? With the Wild Weather app, you can. Lots of weather apps […]

  • Breitling Chronomat 44 “Wayne Gretzky” Limited Edition

    Breitling Chronomat 44 “Wayne Gretzky” Limited Edition

    When you become a famous athlete, you get lots of companies offering to pay you money to endorse their products. When you become the most dominant player in your sport to ever live, you get companies naming extremely upscale products after you just to pay tribute (which, hopefully, you get paid for as well) – […]

  • Coca-Cola Paris HQ is Like a Coke Cathedral (Photos)

    Coca-Cola Paris HQ is Like a Coke Cathedral (Photos)

    On the banks of the Seine in Paris, a new corporate headquarters has recently been erected, and it’s got a whole lot of red and white incorporated in its design. That’s because it’s the Coca-Cola Paris HQ, a new center of operations for the French arm of the brand. Coca-Cola Paris HQ is a visual […]