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  • ‘Preposterous': Short Animation Shows a World Gone Wrong (Video)

    ‘Preposterous': Short Animation Shows a World Gone Wrong (Video)

    It’s easy to look at the world right now and feel that something has gone wrong. But before you fold your knees up under your chin and start rocking back and forth, take comfort in the fact that at least the basic physical laws of reality haven’t abandoned us yet—like they do in a new […]

  • Milka Oreo Chocolate Candy Bar Now Available in the US

    Milka Oreo Chocolate Candy Bar Now Available in the US

    European shores recently invited the jealousy of Americans with the Milka Oreo Chocolate Candy Bar, but good news everybody: What was once hot in Europe is now coming to the United States. To be more precise, the Oreo-filled candy bar will be available in US grocery stores starting in January, and certain stores are stocking […]

  • PhotoScan by Google Photos Digitizes Old Photos (Video)

    PhotoScan by Google Photos Digitizes Old Photos (Video)

    By my estimation, there are approximately 98,000,000 embarrassing photos that haven’t made it onto the internet yet. A newly unveiled app from Google Photos may drop that figure significantly though, so you better be prepared.  It’s PhotoScan by Google Photos. PhotoScan by Google Photos basically turns your mobile device’s camera into its own portable scanner […]

  • The Decision Coin: For Life’s Toughest Yes-or-No Questions

    The Decision Coin: For Life’s Toughest Yes-or-No Questions

    Should you stay or should you go now? In the field of binary decision making, that question can actually stand to be cut down to a much more efficient one: Should you stay? For yes-or-no questions like that, a coin flip is often called for, and The Decision Coin is made for just that purpose. […]

  • Skull Umbrella From Alexander McQueen

    Skull Umbrella From Alexander McQueen

    Portlandia goth meets Negaduck in a new umbrella from Alexander McQueen that will keep both the rain and the sun’s rays off of you in equal measure. It’s the Skull Umbrella, made in conjunction with the 3D printing company VOJD Studios, and which reportedly happens to be the first 3D-printed accessory released by a major luxury fashion label. […]

  • Concrete Cufflinks From Konzuk

    Concrete Cufflinks From Konzuk

    If you’re looking for a pair of cufflinks that would make Lonnie Thompson Lincoln proud, consider the new Concrete Cufflinks from Konzuk. Concrete, of course, is not a material that easily lends itself to something like a small pair of cufflinks, which is why these are also made from stainless steel, with a unique pool of ‘crete in […]

  • ‘LEGO Outside LEGOLAND’ by Domenico Franco (Pics)

    ‘LEGO Outside LEGOLAND’ by Domenico Franco (Pics)

    Photographer Domenico Franco has taken to the streets of Rome to answer one question and one question only: “What if actual objects in our lives were made of LEGO, but giant-sized?” And this investigation resulted in LEGO Outside LEGOLAND, a new photo series from the artist that answers that question visually. LEGO Outside LEGOLAND is mostly […]

  • Matrix PowerWatch: A Smartwatch Powered by Your Own Body Heat (Video)

    Matrix PowerWatch: A Smartwatch Powered by Your Own Body Heat (Video)

    A common feature of smartwatches is step-counters and other functions in the service of fitness tracking. But even if your body is kept in perfect working order thanks to encouragement from your watch, your watch isn’t going to get much in return from this bargain—unless you (in the near future, that is) have a Matrix PowerWatch. The […]

  • Sweety con Nutella: Nutella Sandwich Now at Italian McDonald’s

    Sweety con Nutella: Nutella Sandwich Now at Italian McDonald’s

    In times of absolute desperation, it’s possible that you have either smeared a bunch of Nutella between two hamburger buns and called it a sandwich, or at least considered it. But McDonald’s Italy has taken that Shaggy Rogers-esque snack and turned it into viral spun gold, in the form of the Sweety con Nutella. The […]