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  • ‘Live by Night': Ben Affleck Gangster Drama Gets Final Trailer (Video)

    ‘Live by Night': Ben Affleck Gangster Drama Gets Final Trailer (Video)

    Another Ben Affleck/Dennis Lehane collaboration is in the works as Affleck adapts and stars in Lehane’s novel Live by Night. Now, the so-called “final trailer” for the film has been released in advance of its release date next year. Live by Night is a crime drama about Affleck’s Joe Coughlin, a Boston police captain’s son […]

  • ‘Depart': A Coffee Table Book About Travel and Photography

    ‘Depart': A Coffee Table Book About Travel and Photography

    There’s no easier way to travel through the world than through photography, and a new coffee table book from MENDO is all about the intersection of those two worlds. It’s called, simply, Depart. Depart features work from three different photographers, handpicked by MENDO, to document some of their favorite travel destinations in the world. Visuals […]

  • Solartab C: “The World’s Quickest Solar Charger”

    Solartab C: “The World’s Quickest Solar Charger”

    Solar energy: It may be on the verge of losing all its government funding, but that doesn’t mean you can’t invest in it a little yourself. And with Solartab C, you don’t even have to sacrifice charging speed for the power of the sun, since it’s billed as “the world’s quickest solar charger.” Solartab C […]

  • Nixon ‘Star Wars’ 2016 Watch Collection

    Nixon ‘Star Wars’ 2016 Watch Collection

    There’s a new Star Wars movie coming out next month, and if you’re planning on checking your watch during that time you could do worse than a timepiece from the new Nixon Star Wars, with design elements and visual allusions to the Star Wars sage in general and The Force Awakens in particular. The Nixon Star Wars […]

  • Snapbots: Yellow Snapchat Spectacle Vending Machines (Video)

    Snapbots: Yellow Snapchat Spectacle Vending Machines (Video)

    If you see a new, yellow vending machine-like device in your hometown, do not approach in search of snacks or soda. That’s because it’s probably one of the Snapbots, a new whimsical vending machine from Snapchat that also happens to be the only way you can buy Snapchat Spectacles (for the moment). Snapbots are mobile, and […]

  • Square Off Smart Automated Chessboard

    Square Off Smart Automated Chessboard

    If chess is the game of kings, then Square Off is chess for the cyborg kings of the future, where complex technology is layered underneath age-old board game traditions. It’s a real board, with real pieces, but it can be controlled via smartphone and synced up to opponents anywhere with an internet connection, so you […]

  • CHiP Smart Cookie Oven (Video)

    CHiP Smart Cookie Oven (Video)

    Another entry in the K-cup inspired home cooking appliance genre has made its way to the public, and for something that even many of us kitchen-idiots have already learned to make with our regular oven. It’s called CHiP, and it is a WiFi-connected “smart cookie oven” for enjoying cookies in an even easier, faster, and hopefully […]

  • ‘Nick Fouquet’s Flame-Treated Hatmaking Masterclass’ (Video)

    ‘Nick Fouquet’s Flame-Treated Hatmaking Masterclass’ (Video)

    Nick Fouquet is the hatmaker behind Pharrell‘s famous oversized hats, among other things, and the artist recently gave the public a look at the processes he uses to make his unique signature creations. It’s called Nick Fouquet’s Flame-Treated Hatmaking Masterclass, and if you’ve got two and a half minutes to spare you can learn something […]