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  • Hot Toys Anakin Skywalker: Arguably Too Realistic

    Hot Toys Anakin Skywalker: Arguably Too Realistic

    Anakin Skywalker, the original moral relativist, is appropriately enough now the subject of a new figure from Hot Toys that some people will find creepily realistic, while others will proudly display on their mantel – or wherever it is they keep their action figures. And besides, it’s not like Star Wars fans have a ton […]

  • ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Sweded Trailer (Video)

    ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Sweded Trailer (Video)

    If you’ll indulge me for a moment, I’m about to play a little aesthetic connect-the-dots with this video. Thor: Ragnarok was directed by Taika Waititi, who also worked on the TV show Flight of the Conchords, which in turn was also worked on by famed music video and feature film director Michel Gondry, who first […]

  • Cliffside Shop: Cocona Put a Pop-Up 300 Feet Up a Mountain (Video)

    Cliffside Shop: Cocona Put a Pop-Up 300 Feet Up a Mountain (Video)

    It sounds like a joke aimed at increasingly desperate, elaborate promotional gimmicks by retail and apparel brands, but the Cliffside Shop, accessible only by scaling 300 feet up the side of the Colorado’s Bastille Wall in Eldorado Canyon, is extremely real. And it’s the work of Cocona Natural Technologies in order to promote the company’s […]

  • WhopperCoin: Burger King Has Developed Its Own Cryptocurrency

    WhopperCoin: Burger King Has Developed Its Own Cryptocurrency

    If you’re looking for an explanation here about how cryptocurrencies operate, bad news – I don’t even understand how my credit card operates. But I do know that, for some reason Burger King has gotten into the cryptocurrency field with, I Kid Vid you not, WhopperCoin. It’s being tested in Russia, where apparently anything goes […]

  • Mandem Safe LX Looks Like an adidas Box

    Mandem Safe LX Looks Like an adidas Box

    It has been said that in order to fight crime you must understand the mindset of the criminal. With that thought in mind, consider the Mandem Safe LX, which is the newest creation from Mandem Safe that’s designed to look just like a shoe box – in this case, one from adidas. I’ve never burgled […]

  • ‘Starcade': Classic Video Game Game Show Streaming on Twitch

    ‘Starcade': Classic Video Game Game Show Streaming on Twitch

    Starcade (not to be confused with WCW Starrcade) is enshrined in television history as the first game show ever to incorporate video games into its structure, paving the way for such future game shows as – well, Nick Arcade is the most important one, so let’s just leave it at that. Now, for some reason, […]