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  • ‘Star Wars’ Lamps: An April Fool’s Day Joke by Eyal Rosenthal (Pics)

    ‘Star Wars’ Lamps: An April Fool’s Day Joke by Eyal Rosenthal (Pics)

    It’s been very close to a month since April Fool’s Day, 2016, which means it’s been long enough to appreciate the rare goof that actually has some potential staying power. Designer Eyal Rosenthal provided just such a prank with his line of completely imaginary Star Wars lamps that you might soon wish you could hang […]

  • Sony Glass Sound Speaker is Built Into an LED Lantern

    Sony Glass Sound Speaker is Built Into an LED Lantern

    The people at Sony’s Life Space UX product development arm (which came out with that cool light bulb/speaker a while ago) have now unveiled another combination of audio and light with the Sony Glass Sound Speaker, a completely wireless Bluetooth speaker that’s built into a soft-glowing LED lantern. The Sony Glass Sound Speaker was first […]

  • BULLET Bluetooth 4.1 Earpiece is the World’s Smallest

    BULLET Bluetooth 4.1 Earpiece is the World’s Smallest

    If you used to watch 24 you’ve probably fantasized about being able to put a nearly-invisible earpiece into your ear and receive communications from Chloe and various unhelpful government bureaucrats who want to try to prevent you from doing your job. Now, with the BULLET Bluetooth 4.1 Earpiece from Schatzii, that fantasy is one giant leap […]

  • Crystal Houses From MVRDV (Photos)

    Crystal Houses From MVRDV (Photos)

    Architecture firm MVRDV have unveiled a new construction technique that could change the way storefronts and other retail spaces are thought of around the world. Right now, though, the only example of Crystal Houses in the flesh is in Amsterdam, where a “high-end flagship store” found in the city’s shopping district has a completely transparent […]

  • ‘Balance': Short Film Captures NYC Skyline via Drone (Video)

    ‘Balance': Short Film Captures NYC Skyline via Drone (Video)

    The New York City skyline is probably the most iconic and visually recognizable in the world, which also means it’s probably among the most photographed. But there’s always room for the truly creative to innovate, which is what filmmakers Brandon Bray and Tim Sessler have done with their short film Balance, which somehow manages to […]

  • Original Po’ Man Charcoal Grill Only Looks Like Garbage

    Original Po’ Man Charcoal Grill Only Looks Like Garbage

    You might have heard of the practice of using a galvanized trashcan as a makeshift meat smoker. Now, you can get all the charm of garbage can grilling without actually having to put your dinner in a real trashcan, because there’s not a single thing on planet Earth that can’t be converted into a mid-level […]

  • Anker PowerHouse Compact Portable Generator

    Anker PowerHouse Compact Portable Generator

    There’s a new portable generator on the market that packs an incredible amount of energy into an unbelievably small package. It’s the Anker PowerHouse, a compact portable generator that can generate 400Wh worth of emergency power in a package just 7.9 x 6.5 x 5.7 inches in size. The Anker PowerHouse weighs a generous nine […]

  • 737 Cowling Chair: Made From a Real 737 Jet Engine Cowling

    737 Cowling Chair: Made From a Real 737 Jet Engine Cowling

    When a chair is made from a repurposed airplane part, the most obvious component to use is, uh, obviously a seat from the plane. But that’s not the only option, as illustrated by the 737 Cowling Chair from Fallen Furniture. Every 737 Cowling Chair is made from a real engine cowling from a Boeing 737. […]