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  • Figment VR Turns Smartphones Into Virtual Reality Headsets

    Figment VR Turns Smartphones Into Virtual Reality Headsets

    As has been stated on this site many times before, the era of virtual reality has already begun, and it’s only a matter of time before it becomes second nature like smartphones and tablets have. Not everyone will be able to afford fancy VR headsets and other similar pieces of equipment, but Figment VR comes […]

  • Atmotube Pollution Monitor Checks Surroundings for Pollutants (Video)

    Atmotube Pollution Monitor Checks Surroundings for Pollutants (Video)

    Remember on Star Trek (and a lot of other similar scifi type things), someone would always look at a monitor and say something like “the atmosphere reads as completely breathable, Captain?” Now, a real-life version of that technology is available to the inhabitants of our planet, with the appropriately futuristic name Atmotube. The Atmotube is […]

  • Nocs Atelier Seconds Watch

    Nocs Atelier Seconds Watch

    I’ve always thought the second hand on a conventional watch never gets enough credit. Sure, we pay a baseline amount of attention to it thanks to its constant motion, and we refer to it (or at least we used to before the digital era) when we needed an exact time of something or another, but […]

  • Minim+Aid Emergency Preparedness Kit From Nendo

    Minim+Aid Emergency Preparedness Kit From Nendo

    Invented in the wake of the devastating 2011 Great East Japan earthquake, Minim+Aid is an emergency preparedness kit that was developed with an eye toward versatility in a wide variety of emergency situations. Its main objective in those situations is for its features to include “the bare minimum necessary for a city-dweller to make it […]

  • Sliding Match Safe From Best Made

    Sliding Match Safe From Best Made

    Hey, where do you keep your matches?? I didn’t mean to startle you, but I’m suddenly struck by a sense of the massive significance of that question, probably because I just became aware of the new Sliding Match Safe from Best Made. The Best Made brand has been established in the field of novel yet […]

  • Big Mac Sushi Created by Sushi Master Hiroyuki Terada (Video)

    Big Mac Sushi Created by Sushi Master Hiroyuki Terada (Video)

    I’m not a sushi expert so I can’t speak to what the ultimate challenge for a master sushi chef like Hiroyuki Terada could be – but whatever it is will have to get in line behind his latest accomplishment, transforming a McDonald’s Big Mac into a sushi roll, a concoction that for purposes of this […]

  • Ugly Christmas Sweater Suits From Shinesty

    Ugly Christmas Sweater Suits From Shinesty

    Christmas 2015 is coming and will be here before you know it, and it’s time to seriously up the ante on tackiness to previously unimaginable levels. Shinesty has come up with a way to do this – Ugly Christmas Sweater Suits. Ugly Christmas Sweater Suits take the established “ugly Christmas sweater” aesthetic and applies it […]

  • ‘Porta Estel-lar': LED Installation Built in Old Airplane (Video)

    ‘Porta Estel-lar': LED Installation Built in Old Airplane (Video)

    “Audiovisual research studio” Playmodes has come out with a very cool project utilizing a disused airplane. It’s called Porta Estel-lar (Catalan for “star gate”), and it’s a light installation resulting from the collaborative efforts of Playmodes, Eduardo Cajal, PlayMID, and Eduardo Cajal (who owned the plane). But more importantly than all that, Porta Estel-lar is […]