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  • ‘David Bowie: The Last Five Years’ – BBC Documentary Coming Soon

    ‘David Bowie: The Last Five Years’ – BBC Documentary Coming Soon

    Ten months after his death stunned the world, rock icon David Bowie, aka Ziggy Stardust, aka The Thin White Duke, aka Halloween Jack, aka the Goblin King, aka David Jones is well on his way to becoming the JFK of rock documentary subjects. But the BBC recently announced a documentary that will take a different […]

  • Sherlock Holmes Vaping Pipe Concept

    Sherlock Holmes Vaping Pipe Concept

    Sherlock Holmes, the world’s greatest detective, was often known to sit inside his Baker Street flat for hours on end while smoking pipe after pipe of tobacco as his brain tackled a particularly difficult problem. Peterson of Dublin introduced their “Sherlock Holmes” line of pipes back in the 1980s to give modern-day armchair detectives their […]

  • InstruMMents 01: “The World’s First Dimensioning Instrument”

    InstruMMents 01: “The World’s First Dimensioning Instrument”

    Compulsive measurers rejoice! “The world’s first dimensioning instrument” is now here, and it’s small enough to fit in your pocket, as well as multi-functional enough to justify carrying it with you pretty much anywhere you go. It’s the InstruMMents 01, a mag roller that can measure just about anything with literal laser-precision. The InstruMMents 01 […]

  • ‘UNSATISFYING': Series of Animations Capture Life’s Little Frustrations (Video)

    ‘UNSATISFYING': Series of Animations Capture Life’s Little Frustrations (Video)

    We live in a completely chaotic and unfair universe, which is why so many people seize on those little moments of precious satisfaction, like a perfectly cut sandwich or shuffled deck of cards. Parallel Studio has released an animation compilation demonstrating the other, and much more commonplace, side of life, called UNSATISFYING. You’re probably looking […]

  • Hype: An Interactive Video App From the Creators of Vine (Video)

    Hype: An Interactive Video App From the Creators of Vine (Video)

    A few days ago people all across the internet were shocked by the sudden announcement that the mega-popular social media video app Vine was coming to an end. But don’t worry: Some of the founders of Vine are coming back with a new social video app, called, audaciously enough, Hype. Despite the narrative satisfaction of […]

  • Lifeclock One: An ‘Escape from New York’ Smartwatch

    Lifeclock One: An ‘Escape from New York’ Smartwatch

    Snake Plissken: International criminal, flew the Gullfire over Leningrad, president-rescuer-for-hire … style icon? No, the eye patch is not coming back this year, but we do have the next best thing in the form of Lifeclock One, an officially licensed smartwatch meticulously based on the countdown clock Snake wears in John Carpenter’s Escape from New […]

  • Hemmelig Rom: A Secret Library Nestled in New York State Woods

    Hemmelig Rom: A Secret Library Nestled in New York State Woods

    Imagine, if you will, that you’re lost in the woods of New York State, seeking shelter and maybe, possibly, a place to charge up your phone so you can call for help. Now imagine again that instead of an out-of-the-way gas station you find a black cottage loaded with books and a quiet space to […]