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  • Facebook Messenger Day: FB’s Snapchat Knock-Off Unveiled

    Facebook Messenger Day: FB’s Snapchat Knock-Off Unveiled

    You’ve known it was coming for years now: Facebook is finally aiming to cut into that sweet Snapchat action. They’re doing it with Facebook Messenger Day, a new service that allows users to share and view photos and other forms of content that disappear after 24 hours—or a “Day,” in Earthling terms. Here’s what Facebook’s […]

  • Skull Microphone: Microphones That Look Like Skulls

    Skull Microphone: Microphones That Look Like Skulls

    What will Rush Limbaugh’s microphone look like once he’s in Hell? I have no idea, but it’s the image that first popped into my mind when I saw Skull Microphone, a new line of mics from Von Erickson Laboratories that gives you the opportunity to speak into your own shiny metal Terminator-style skull, and to […]

  • “The Great American Pinball Road Trip” From Atlas Obscura

    “The Great American Pinball Road Trip” From Atlas Obscura

    You’ve got a car, some money burning a hole in your pocket, and a few weeks of freedom. It’s road trip time!  But how do you decide where to go? One possible solution comes from travel site Atlas Obscura, which recently put together “The Great American Pinball Road Trip.” “The Great American Pinball Road Trip” […]

  • Boomerang: Classic Cartoon Channel Getting Streaming Service (Video)

    Boomerang: Classic Cartoon Channel Getting Streaming Service (Video)

    For fans of classic cartoons, one of the coolest cable channels is Boomerang, but unfortunately it never really caught on to the point of being included in most affordable cable packages. Luckily for cartoon lovers everywhere, though, the channel is soon to get a second incarnation as an on-demand subscription service with thousands of cartoons […]

  • ‘Skate Rock: Mexico’ Shows a Seemingly Impossible Skate Park (Video)

    ‘Skate Rock: Mexico’ Shows a Seemingly Impossible Skate Park (Video)

    A new short skate video from Thrasher demonstrates what a skate park that should only be explored by highly skilled skaters would look like. It’s Skate Rock: Mexico, which also gives you a broad clue regarding where this somehow real impossible skate park is located. The skate park featured in Skate Rock: Mexico is billed […]

  • Lil Yachty’s Crunchy Curls: Rapper Breaks Into the Snack Game

    Lil Yachty’s Crunchy Curls: Rapper Breaks Into the Snack Game

    Rap is so culturally dominant that there are any number of ways you can parlay success in that field—Kanye decided to become a fashion designer, for instance. But Lil Yachty is interested in something a little more democratic: Snack food, with the unveiling of Lil Yachty’s Crunchy Curls, the newest addition to the Rap Snacks […]

  • ‘Geostorm': Futuristic Disaster Movie Gets Trailer (Video)

    ‘Geostorm': Futuristic Disaster Movie Gets Trailer (Video)

    How’s this for high-concept: It’s the not-too-distant future, and technology has advanced to the point that the weather is controlled by a sophisticated system of satellites. Things go well for a while, until the satellites start to malfunction, which is where the upcoming film Geostorm gets its hook. Geostorm will star Gerard Butler, at least […]

  • Starburst All Pink Limited Edition Coming Soon

    Starburst All Pink Limited Edition Coming Soon

    Everyone seems to have a different personal ranking of Starburst flavors. In fact, no two people can even seem to agree on which is the worst flavor (my opinion, in case you’re interested: there is no worst flavor, they’re all delicious!). But apparently there’s enough consensus out there to justify the upcoming Starburst All Pink […]

  • ‘Motor City': New J Dilla Compilation Announced (Audio)

    ‘Motor City': New J Dilla Compilation Announced (Audio)

    A newly announced compilation album of the work of famed, departed hip hop producer J Dilla has been announced by Dilla’s mother Maureen “Ma Dukes” Yancey. Motor City will contain previously unreleased instrumentals by the artist, along with other special features. Those special features include a handwritten message from Ma Dukes to Dilla, and a […]

  • Little Planet Factory: 3D Printed Planets for Home or Office

    Little Planet Factory: 3D Printed Planets for Home or Office

    Everybody loves planets, right? Massive, usually spherical bodies made of mineral and gas, there are trillions of them throughout the universe. But if you’ve ever tried to purchase one, you know how prohibitively expensive they can be to all but the most affluent collector, which is why Little Planet Factory is such a welcome alternative. […]