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  • On My Way: Amazon Considering Crowdsourced Delivery System

    On My Way: Amazon Considering Crowdsourced Delivery System

    Imagine if during your errands for the day you could pick up a little extra money by dropping off someone’s Amazon package. That’s the scenario reportedly being looked into by Amazon, for a crowdsouced delivery feature it’s internally referring to as On My Way. If recent reports are to be believed, Amazon On My Way […]

  • Beer Beauty: Carlsberg Unveils Beer-Based Male Grooming Products (Video)

    Beer Beauty: Carlsberg Unveils Beer-Based Male Grooming Products (Video)

    Beer brand Carlsberg is no stranger to unusual publicity efforts after their billboard/beer dispenser from a while back. Now, they’re outdoing themselves with Beer Beauty, a line of men’s grooming products made from their beer. Here’s Carlsberg brewmaster Erik Lund on the process: “The beer is freeze-dried into a powder, and then mixed with organic […]

  • Mercedes-Benz Home Battery Coming to Germany

    Mercedes-Benz Home Battery Coming to Germany

    As it turns out, Tesla isn’t the only company out there cooking up a home battery to change how consumers power their homes. There’s also a Mercedes-Benz home battery, being sold for now to customers in Mercedes‘ German home turf through Accumotive, one of the company’s subsidiaries. The Tesla Powerwall is already sold out through […]

  • Steve McQueen’s 1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera Up for Auction

    Steve McQueen’s 1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera Up for Auction

    Legendary movie star Steve McQueen was (and still is) as famous for his association with classic cars as for his acting prowess. So when a car actually owned by the late actor goes up for auction, it’s a big deal, and even more so when it was the last ever vehicle special-ordered by him – […]

  • Gingko Solar Tree iPhone and iPad Solar Charger

    Gingko Solar Tree iPhone and iPad Solar Charger

    Most solar chargers put an emphasis on functionality (assuming they’re thoughtfully designed at all), so it’s rare to see one that makes anything resembling a visual impression while it charges your stuff with the sun. The Gingko Solar Tree is different, though, taking its cues from the Japanese gingko so that it looks good as […]

  • Gummy Pizza in a Box: Life-Sized Pizza Made From Gummy Candy (Video)

    Gummy Pizza in a Box: Life-Sized Pizza Made From Gummy Candy (Video)

    New from Vat19, it’s the gummy candy novelty that ups the ante on all previous gummy candy novelties, thanks in no small part to its sheer size. It’s Gummy Pizza in a Box, a slice of gummy heaven that looks just like a real eight-inch pizza – well, almost. In addition to its impressive size, […]

  • Seawolf GoPro Submarine: Send Your GoPro 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    Seawolf GoPro Submarine: Send Your GoPro 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

    There’s a new GoPro accessory on the market that easily crosses the threshold from “useful” into “delightful.” It’s the Seawolf, a small submarine for a GoPro camera that allows it to collect underwater footage. I mean, think about it – a GoPro camera, sitting at the front of a tiny submersible craft, exploring undersea environments – […]

  • The New York City Subway Poster Includes All 468 Stations (Photos)

    The New York City Subway Poster Includes All 468 Stations (Photos)

    If you’re a fan of the iconic subway system of New York City, there’s now a poster that sums up your love in the most comprehensive manner possible. It’s The New York City Subway, a poster that depicts all 468 NYC subway stations in Massimo Vignelli and Bob Noorda’s famous 1967 sign designs. The New […]

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Madame Tussauds Prank for Charity (Video)

    Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Madame Tussauds Prank for Charity (Video)

    If things keep going at this rate, it’s going to be harder to find a wax museum without actual celebrities posing as wax sculptures than the other way around. Nevertheless, it’s still entertaining to watch Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Madame Tussauds prank, since A) It’s Schwarzenegger, and B) It’s all for a good cause anyway. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s […]