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  • ‘How to Steal the Mona Lisa: and Six Other World-Famous Treasures’

    ‘How to Steal the Mona Lisa: and Six Other World-Famous Treasures’

    It’s a good time for infotational books with a criminal bent.  A Burglar’s Guide to the City came out late last year, and now we have How to Steal the Mona Lisa: and Six Other World-Famous Treasures, a book that provides tongue-in-cheek info on how to pull off your own heist based on seven real-life heists. […]

  • HERO Smart Pill Manager

    HERO Smart Pill Manager

    Why should healthy, robust people reap all the benefits of smart technology? Answer: They shouldn’t! Enter the HERO, a pill dispenser that manages, dispenses, and organizes regular-taken medication, eliminating the need for guesswork and significantly reducing the possibility of potentially dangerous human error. HERO holds up to ten different medications in pill form on your […]

  • Nixon Mission: “The World’s First Action Sports Smartwatch”

    Nixon Mission: “The World’s First Action Sports Smartwatch”

    Durability has not exactly been the strong suit of the smartwatch, which makes it a risky proposition even for regular day-to-day activity, let alone high impact adventures across treacherous landscape. The Nixon Mission is purported to be the exception, billed as “the world’s first action sports smartwatch.” The Nixon Mission has all the usual smartwatch […]

  • Nike Air VaporMax: No Midsole Necessary (Video)

    Nike Air VaporMax: No Midsole Necessary (Video)

    This year’s Nike Innovation Summit is producing a lot of very cool technology that we can expect to see in Nike sneakers and other products very soon. One of the coolest is Nike Air VaporMax, a sole that takes the promise of “Nike Air” to its logical conclusion and eliminates the need for foam midsoles […]

  • World of Beer Seeks Brewery-Touring, Beer-Drinking Interns (Video)

    World of Beer Seeks Brewery-Touring, Beer-Drinking Interns (Video)

    If someone were to sit down and try to conceive an almost comically awesome internship, I don’t imagine they would be able to do much better than the one currently being offered by World of Beer, a beer website currently seeking three “Drink It Interns” to get paid, travel the country, and drink beer. The […]

  • Bento Watch: A Tiny Meal Inside a Timepiece (Video)

    Bento Watch: A Tiny Meal Inside a Timepiece (Video)

    Before today I thought the last word on edible watches was the “Rollicks” gummy watch, and that thing didn’t even tell time more than twice a day. But the people at Takii Seeds have knocked the Rollicks so far down in the dirt you’ll never be able to get it clean again, with a project […]

  • Starlight Room Italian Mountaintop Cabin (Photos)

    Starlight Room Italian Mountaintop Cabin (Photos)

    Q: When is a room not a room? A: When it’s a cabin! Take the Starlight Room, a single cabin/room nestled in the Dolomites mountain range in Italy, currently available for vacation reservations. The Starlight Room is constructed from local materials with an eye towards showcasing the region’s natural beauty, as well as its natural […]

  • Aluminum Straight Razor From Discommon Goods

    Aluminum Straight Razor From Discommon Goods

    The straight razor sometimes gets a bad rap as an inelegant or simplistic device, unnecessary in today’s safety razor world. But Discommon Goods has brought an, uh, uncommon sense of craft and quality to their Aluminum Straight Razor, a great example of the sometimes underrated form. The Discommon Goods Aluminum Straight Razor is crafted from […]

  • Bakeys: Edible Utensils by Narayana Peesapaty (Video)

    Bakeys: Edible Utensils by Narayana Peesapaty (Video)

    Edible utensils haven’t really gotten a shot at mainstream usage, outside of gags and other novelties. But inventor Narayana Peesapaty has given the idea a serious stab with a product he refers to as Bakeys. Bakeys are sporks, soup spoons, chopsticks, and the like that are made from a sturdy yet edible mixture of millet, […]