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  • KFC Watt A Box: Holds Chicken, Charges Phones (Video)

    KFC Watt A Box: Holds Chicken, Charges Phones (Video)

    KFC has long been at the forefront of incorporating unnecessary technology into their restaurants for the sake of attention online. The latest entry in this category is the KFC Watt A Box, a “5-in-1 Meal Box” that can wirelessly charge smartphones in addition to its chicken-holding functionality. Now for the bad news: If you’re reading […]

  • World’s Largest Nerf Gun by Mark Rober (Video)

    World’s Largest Nerf Gun by Mark Rober (Video)

    I’m not a Nerf scholar, but I would imagine that the “world’s largest Nerf gun,” if you stick to officially licensed Nerf products, would probably fit comfortably in the passenger seat of a car. But the actual biggest Nerf gun in the world, as created by Mark Rober, is almost impossibly big (and might not […]

  • ‘The Floating Piers': Installation Lets Visitors Walk on Water (Photos)

    ‘The Floating Piers': Installation Lets Visitors Walk on Water (Photos)

    New from the artist known as Christo is an installation on the surface of Italy’s Lake Iseo, connecting coastal town Sulzano with the Island of Monte Isola and the Island of San Paolo using 100,000 square meters of fabric and 220,000 polyethylene cubes. It’s called The Floating Piers, and the coolest thing about it is […]

  • Twitter Engage: Standalone App Specifically for Celebrities

    Twitter Engage: Standalone App Specifically for Celebrities

    If you’re a rich and famous celebrity (or a major party candidate for president of the United States), you probably use Twitter occasionally to send out missives directly to your fans. But until recently, you had to use the same Twitter app that everybody else uses—which is why there’s now Twitter Engage, a special standalone Twitter […]

  • Withings Body Cardio: Much More Than a Scale (Video)

    Withings Body Cardio: Much More Than a Scale (Video)

    The latest Withings product might be not-inaccurately referred to as a “scale,” but the range of data it provides users towards the goal of creating (and reaching) more efficient fitness goals makes it much more than the usual bathroom scale. It’s the Withings Body Cardio, which gives you not just your weight, but your BMI […]

  • ‘WHAT I’M DANCING ABOUT’ Starring Ian Eastwood (Video)

    ‘WHAT I’M DANCING ABOUT’ Starring Ian Eastwood (Video)

    Ian Eastwood is a professional dancer on a mission to make dancing a more mainstream form of entertainment, and to help him he’s enlisted the help of filmmaker Tim Nackashi (and a sponsorship from Ray-Ban) for WHAT I’M DANCING ABOUT, a short film that (among other things) showcases the dancer’s skills with a cool lightning-fast […]

  • ‘Las Vegas In Infrared’ Shows Sin City in a New Light (Video)

    ‘Las Vegas In Infrared’ Shows Sin City in a New Light (Video)

    Las Vegas has to be among the most photographed cities in the world, but filmmaker Philip Bloom has found a simple yet effective way to look at Vegas in a (literally) new light. That new light is evident in the title of Bloom’s new short film, Las Vegas In Infrared. If you’ve seen infrared footage before, […]