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  • ‘Save Every Breath: The Dunkirk VR Experience’ (Video)

    ‘Save Every Breath: The Dunkirk VR Experience’ (Video)

    I’m not sure about the tastefulness of such a project, but apparently Intel and Warner Bros. have teamed up to bring us a virtual reality experience based on the upcoming World War II epic Dunkirk. It’s called Save Every Breath: The Dunkirk VR Experience, which will allow users to relive one of the most harrowing […]

  • ‘California Typewriter': Doc About Modern Typewriter Culture (Trailer)

    ‘California Typewriter': Doc About Modern Typewriter Culture (Trailer)

    You might not have known this, but actor Tom Hanks and singer-songwriter John Mayer are both typewriter collectors. I’m passing this on not as a personal friend to either of them, but as someone who just saw the trailer for California Typewriter, an upcoming documentary about the subculture of people who love typewriters. Embracing the […]

  • ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm': New Teaser with Release Date (Video)

    ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm': New Teaser with Release Date (Video)

    It’s happening again: Larry David, or at least his nominally fictionalized counterpart, is coming back to wreak havoc on both his own social life and those of everyone in his Los Angeles periphery, with a ninth season of the HBO original series Curb Your Enthusiasm coming to HBO on October 9th, 2017. That release date […]

  • Top Ramen Pringles Are Coming Soon

    Top Ramen Pringles Are Coming Soon

    I never thought about it before now, but in many ways Pringles are the Top Ramen noodles of snack foods. The reason I’m thinking about that isn’t because I’m in dire financial straits, but because there is a new line of Top Ramen Pringles coming to Dollar General retail locations later this month. As the […]

  • VFO HD Camera Frisbee from Brookstone

    VFO HD Camera Frisbee from Brookstone

    A Frisbee camera would at first blush seem to be a terrible idea – wouldn’t the camera be spinning so fast as to render most of the footage unusable? – but the folks at Brookstone have developed a Frisbee cam with an independent bearing between the camera and the Frisbee, which keeps the camera steady […]

  • The Third Thumb: 3D-Printed Prosthetic Thumb Prototype (Video)

    The Third Thumb: 3D-Printed Prosthetic Thumb Prototype (Video)

    A prosthetic thumb, under conventional wisdom, would generally be thought of as an aid for people who have lost the use of one or both of their thumbs. But Dani Clode was inspired by the original definition of the word “prosthesis” when she invented The Third Thumb prototype: “The origin of the word ‘prosthesis’ meant […]

  • Book Darts: Small, Precision Bookmark Alternatives

    Book Darts: Small, Precision Bookmark Alternatives

    I wouldn’t have thought an invention as timeless and practical as the bookmark would need to be improved upon, but that’s probably why I’m not a millionaire inventor by now. Book Darts are an alternative to the classic bookmark that allow for greater precision and accuracy in marking where you left off in a book […]

  • ‘Godzilla: Monster Planet': Godzilla Anime Coming to Netflix Gets Trailer (Video)

    ‘Godzilla: Monster Planet': Godzilla Anime Coming to Netflix Gets Trailer (Video)

    Anime isn’t really considered mainstream entertainment in the US, but Netflix seems to know something the mainstream doesn’t, greenlighting an anime adaptation of Castlevania and picking up a Japanese anime trilogy of feature films starring Godzilla. The first of that trilogy, Godzilla: Monster Planet, is coming to Netflix sometime after the Japanese premiere in November, […]

  • Keymu: Functional Portable Console Fits on a Key Chain

    Keymu: Functional Portable Console Fits on a Key Chain

    When the Game Boy Advance SP came out almost 15 years ago, it was pretty much as small as portable video game consoles got. Now, it’s making an unofficial return as the model for Keymu, an open source invention developer c.Invent that’s like a miniature Nintendo Game Boy, so small it can fit on a […]

  • Word. Notebooks Beach Vibes Collection

    Word. Notebooks Beach Vibes Collection

    A person hanging out at the beach by themselves is nothing special, but a person taking notes in a notebook at the beach? An instant catalyst for intrigue and curiosity. A new line of notebooks aims to let you capture those vibes even if you’re not at the beach: The Word. Notebooks Beach Vibes collection. […]