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  • “Orange Drink” Added to Starbucks’ Secret Menu

    “Orange Drink” Added to Starbucks’ Secret Menu

    The fabled “secret menu” at Starbucks, which has earned its scare quotes due to the fact that it’s in no way still a secret, has a new item on its fabled and figurative pages just in time for summer. It’s called “Orange Drink,” but its name isn’t quite as intuitive as you might assume. Rather […]

  • Freedom 251: Indian Tech Brand’s $4 Smartphone Ships Soon

    Freedom 251: Indian Tech Brand’s $4 Smartphone Ships Soon

    Ringing Bells is a tech brand in India that recently announced plans to release a smartphone to the public at a price point of only $4. Many analysts and consumers suspected some kind of pyramid scheme or publicity hoax, but now the Freedom 251 smartphone has been confirmed as a real thing, with the first […]

  • Jack Daniel’s Barrel Hunt: Whiskey Brand Launches Global Scavenger Hunt

    Jack Daniel’s Barrel Hunt: Whiskey Brand Launches Global Scavenger Hunt

    Everybody loves a scavenger hunt, and when that scavenger hunt takes up the entire planet and happens to involve Jack Daniel’s whiskey as well? That’s a surefire hit. And that’s just what the new Jack Daniel’s Barrel Hunt is, in honor of the brand’s historic 150th anniversary. The Jack Daniel’s Barrel Hunt begins on the […]

  • Rock N Roller Multicart: For All Your Stuff-Moving Needs

    Rock N Roller Multicart: For All Your Stuff-Moving Needs

    A good, solid handcart can be an invaluable possession if you ever find yourself moving heavy stuff from place to place, even if only every once in a while. If you’re in the market for one, consider the Rock N Roller Multicart, which can be reconfigured into a variety of different shapes for whatever job […]

  • ‘The American Ninja Warrior Workout’ From Cool Material

    ‘The American Ninja Warrior Workout’ From Cool Material

    I was at a bar a couple weeks ago and that show American Ninja Warrior was on one of the TVs. For some reason, I couldn’t look away, maybe because I was a big fan of shows like GUTS and American Gladiators as a kid, or maybe it was just the intangible power of the […]

  • SoilCam: Special Camera Shows What’s Done in the Dirt (Video)

    SoilCam: Special Camera Shows What’s Done in the Dirt (Video)

    Dirt: What’s it hiding? Inventor Josh Williams has come up with a way to find out for sure, by photographing all the crazy photosynthetic processes that happen while we’re busy not literally watching grass grow. It’s called SoilCam, and the images it’s been able to capture are surprisingly compelling. SoilCam is a homemade rig controlled via Raspberry Pi […]

  • RZA and Atari Announce Album Inspired by Classic Video Games

    RZA and Atari Announce Album Inspired by Classic Video Games

    A recently-announced collaborative project reveals that the legendary RZA will be releasing an album that has a different reference point from his usual landscape of gangster movies, kung-fu dubs, and 70s soul tracks: Classic video games. According to a new report, RZA and Atari are teaming up for “an album chock-full of original tracks inspired by the sounds […]

  • J.S. BURGERS CAFE Unveils Special ‘Ghostbusters’ Menu

    J.S. BURGERS CAFE Unveils Special ‘Ghostbusters’ Menu

    For decades, the be-all end-all of edible Ghostbusters merchandise was the infamous “Ecto-Cooler” Hi-C. But now a burger joint in Japan affiliated with retailer Journal Standard has unveiled an entire menu full of items that make Ecto-Cooler look like the cheap cash-in it may arguably be. It’s the new Ghostbusters menu from J.S. BURGERS CAFE. J.S. BURGERS CAFE’s Ghostbusters menu includes such delicacies […]