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  • The Minimalist: A Watch Collection From Original Grain

    The Minimalist: A Watch Collection From Original Grain

    Crowdfunded watch brand Original Grain has become known since its inception in 2013 for unusual watches, but they’ve outdone themselves with their latest collection, entitled The Minimalist. That’s an extremely appropriate name, not just because of the sleek visual design of the watches in the collection, but because they have the purportedly thinnest bezel in […]

  • ‘The Many Varieties of Whiskey’ From Pop Chart Labs

    ‘The Many Varieties of Whiskey’ From Pop Chart Labs

    Whiskey: It’s complicated. Sometimes it’s even spelled “whisky,” depending on where it was made and what exactly it is the speller wants to convey—or something. Look, I’m not an expert, which is why I’m currently in awe at the latest Pop Chart Labs masterpiece entitled The Many Varieties of Whiskey. Every major type of whiskey, […]

  • A Bathing Ape x Felix the Cat Collection

    A Bathing Ape x Felix the Cat Collection

    Even in a pop culture landscape dominated by extremely old comic book and cartoon characters, Felix the Cat is a senior citizen, having first appeared way back in 1919, almost a full century ago. But like Neil Young and Lou Reed before him, Felix is finding new life in the 21st century by collaborating with […]

  • Mercury: “The World’s First Universal Camera”

    Mercury: “The World’s First Universal Camera”

    The world of photography is a sometimes-confusing maze of different formats, lenses, shutter speeds, light levels, etc. A single camera that can handle all known photography formats would be an easy way to cut through a little bit of that clutter, but it’s taken until now for such a camera to be developed: The Mercury. […]

  • ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’ Season 8 Trailer (Video)

    ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’ Season 8 Trailer (Video)

    Jerry Seinfeld and his variously funny friends are coming back for an eighth season, believe it or not, of his Crackle web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. The show isn’t coming back for another week and change, but a trailer for Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee season 8 is now online. The trailer for […]

  • Grovemade Pocket Knife

    Grovemade Pocket Knife

    Hey, want to see a pocket knife? It’s made in the USA but inspired by the Japanese higonokami tradition, it has an Elmax steel blade that’s sharpened by hand, and its wood handle (in your choice of either maple or walnut) has been sanded and given a vegetable oil finish, also by hand. It’s the […]

  • Bumblebee’s New 2016 Camaro Body Unveiled by Michael Bay

    Bumblebee’s New 2016 Camaro Body Unveiled by Michael Bay

    I’m not really up on my Transformers mythology enough to know the actual in-story mechanics of this, but evidently Autobots and Decepticons can get updated bodies based on new-model automobiles .  And now all the Bumblebee heads out there know what his new 2016 Camaro exterior will look like in the next installment of the […]

  • Bose QC35: Noise-Cancelling Headphones Now Wireless

    Bose QC35: Noise-Cancelling Headphones Now Wireless

    Audio brand Bose has made a couple of new innovations in the noise-cancelling headphones field recently, but the one that concerns us here today is the Bose QC35, which are essentially just like the earlier QuietComfort noise-cancelling headphones but with new wireless capabilities. That means a pair of Bose QC35 headphones will completely eliminate the […]