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  • Dmitry Kalmykov Specializes in Tattoo-Inspired Jewelry

    Dmitry Kalmykov Specializes in Tattoo-Inspired Jewelry

    As tattoos have gotten more and more mainstream, the style of tattoos has evolved and changed since the days when they were the domain of sailors and serious iconoclasts. It’s those old-school tattoo designs that inspire artist Dmitry Kalmykov to create his unique rings, only available directly from him. Dmitry Kalmykov displays his work on […]

  • Humboldt’s Finest Weed-Infused Vodka

    Humboldt’s Finest Weed-Infused Vodka

    Being drunk and high at the same time is a somewhat controversial position, with some arguing that it isn’t even possible, while others swear that it’s a unique and worthwhile experience for those open to it. Humboldt’s Finest vodka probably won’t clear up any of this confusion, but as a 40% ABV vodka infused with […]

  • And Vinyly: Turn Your Mortal Remains Into a Playable Record

    And Vinyly: Turn Your Mortal Remains Into a Playable Record

    What to do, what to do, what to do with your final remains after you ascend to the great record store in the sky? If that metaphor for the afterlife pleases you, consider And Vinyly (say it out loud if you don’t get it), which presses the cremated ashes of the deceased into real, playable […]

  • Doxie Go Wireless Rechargeable Scanner

    Doxie Go Wireless Rechargeable Scanner

    Unless you have a fully appointed home office setup, there’s a chance that you’ve had to run all around town looking for a scanner you can use. But if this is something you find yourself doing on the reg, the Doxie Go is the wireless, rechargeable paper scanner that was formerly only available in your […]

  • Origami Wooden Valet From Cool Material

    Origami Wooden Valet From Cool Material

    Origami, or the Japanese art of paper-folding, is generally thought of in ornamental rather than functional terms. But the Origami Wooden Valet, if put to good use, will be a lot more important to your daily routine than a folded paper unicorn (unless you’re Rick Deckard or something). The Origami Wooden Valet isn’t made from […]

  • ‘Indiana Jones 5′ Announced, Already Has Release Date

    ‘Indiana Jones 5′ Announced, Already Has Release Date

    You knew it was going to happen eventually, but now it’s official: There’s going to be a fifth Indiana Jones movie.  And luckily for the Jones purists out there, the movie that we have to call Indiana Jones 5 for now will star none other than Harrison Ford, and not some younger interloper, under the […]

  • ‘A Burglar’s Guide to the City’ by Geoff Manaugh

    ‘A Burglar’s Guide to the City’ by Geoff Manaugh

    Architecture is usually thought of as a way of building structures, but there’s another approach to architectural thought that has a very different goal in mind: Breaking into structures in order to steal something from inside. It’s this approach that was taken by Geoff Manaugh of the architecture site BLDGBLOG for his new book A […]

  • WW Chair From H Furniture

    WW Chair From H Furniture

    The classic Windsor dining room chair is the starting point for a new, updated version from the people at H Furniture. It’s called the WW chair, so-named for the aforementioned “Windsor” design as well as the metal “Wire” that makes up the back of the chair, extending underneath the seat. The WW chair is purported […]

  • Rajendra Limbu Specializes in Art-Inspired Cocktails (Photos)

    Rajendra Limbu Specializes in Art-Inspired Cocktails (Photos)

    There are probably a lot of bartenders out there who would claim that cocktails are a work of art. But only Hong Kong‘s Rajendra Limbu is making the connection explicit for a new line of art-inspired cocktails for the Artesian bar in Hong Kong. Artists like Vincent van Gogh, Salvador Dalí, and Piet Mondrian served […]

  • SPEETBOX: Modular Eco-Friendly Heating by Philippe Starck

    SPEETBOX: Modular Eco-Friendly Heating by Philippe Starck

    If your home has a fireplace or wood stove, you know that these items aren’t exactly the most flexible or environmentally friendly pieces of furniture a person can own. But designer Philippe Starck has come up with a way to heat your home that’s completely modular and eco-friendly: SPEETBOX. SPEETBOX is a system of variously […]