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  • White Castle Impossible Sliders Coming Soon

    White Castle Impossible Sliders Coming Soon

    If you had asked me to guess which major fast food burger chains would be the first to adopt meatless Impossible Burgers for its menu, I probably would not have said White Castle. But it just goes to show, you never can tell, and now White Castle Impossible Sliders are reported to be coming soon. […]

  • ‘Cinco No. 2: The Second Five LPs’ from ZZ Top

    ‘Cinco No. 2: The Second Five LPs’ from ZZ Top

    Good news for anyone looking to beef up their ZZ Top record collection. A followup to last year’s box set Cinco: The First Five LPs has been announced, and it’s called the only thing such an item could ever be called: Cinco No. 2: The Second Five LPs. Cinco No. 2: The Second Five LPs includes the five […]

  • Vetements Silver USB Necklace

    Vetements Silver USB Necklace

    The Vetements brand is making a name for itself in the field of fashion items that also have practical functionalities. The latest example is the Vetements Silver USB Necklace, which true to its name is a silver necklace that doubles as a USB file storage device. If either the Vetements Silver USB Necklace or something extremely […]

  • ‘We Beefin?’: A Mixtape from Wendy’s (Audio)

    ‘We Beefin?’: A Mixtape from Wendy’s (Audio)

    You might be unaware of this, but fast food burger chain Wendy’s has cultivated a certain social media persona based largely on insulting its competitors and even sometimes its own customers. That’s the important but probably not vital context for We Beefin?, a very real hip hop mixtape put out by the restaurant. Wendy’s is not […]

  • SoFi – “The Soft Robotic Fish” from MIT (Video)

    SoFi – “The Soft Robotic Fish” from MIT (Video)

    We all know that robotic fish tend to be rigid, inflexible beasts that reflect their robot heritage. But the folks at MIT have come up with a new kind of robotic fish that can blend in with all manner of sea life, allowing for new possibilities of exploration for intrepid users out there. It’s called SoFi, […]

  • ‘The Meg’: Jason Statham vs A Giant Shark (Trailer)

    ‘The Meg’: Jason Statham vs A Giant Shark (Trailer)

    I knew Hollywood was notorious for recycling old concepts, but the megalodon — having been thought extinct for almost two million years — really takes the cake. Sorry, but something about The Meg just seems to encourage making corny jokes like that, since it appears to be an old-school monster thriller featuring a cast of stars including […]

  • ‘The Weird Problem With the DC Universe’ Video Essay (Video)

    ‘The Weird Problem With the DC Universe’ Video Essay (Video)

    Casual fans may not realize this, and even if they have they almost certainly  haven’t paused to consider the full implications of it, but the sprawling narrative we think of as the DC Universe that in one form or another goes all the way back to the 1930s has a somewhat glaring inconsistency: Its version […]