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  • Travelbox: A Whole Apartment in 4′ x 7′ Box (Photos)

    Travelbox: A Whole Apartment in 4′ x 7′ Box (Photos)

    If you had to put your entire life inside a 4′ x 7′ box, what would you try to cram in? If you’re a less practical thinker than architect Stefan Juust, you’d probably try to make room for old photos and sentimental objects and worry about the essentials on the road – but his Travelbox […]

  • ‘WTF with Marc Maron’ Snags President Obama as Guest

    ‘WTF with Marc Maron’ Snags President Obama as Guest

    We’re living in very weird times. So weird, in fact, that the President of the United States has appeared on WTF with Marc Maron, the comedian’s podcast that’s usually focused on comedians and their intensely personal problems. The episode dropped today, and features Barack Obama throwing it back and forth in Marc’s garage, just like […]

  • Print Wikipedia: Art Exhibition Features Printed Volumes of Wikipedia

    Print Wikipedia: Art Exhibition Features Printed Volumes of Wikipedia

    One of the saddest (at least to me) losses from the last century is the extinction of print encyclopedias. And even though it would probably take a major calamity on a societal level for them to make a widescale comeback, artist Michael Mandiberg is doing his part with Print Wikipedia, an artistic exhibition that involves […]

  • Mind Control TV Technology Developed by BBC

    Mind Control TV Technology Developed by BBC

    It figures that in the future, our TVs will know what we want to watch before we know it ourselves. We’re not quite there yet, but thanks to the BBC we’re now a little bit closer, thanks to technology they’re calling Mind Control TV, a system that uses a headset to let users control a […]

  • On My Way: Amazon Considering Crowdsourced Delivery System

    On My Way: Amazon Considering Crowdsourced Delivery System

    Imagine if during your errands for the day you could pick up a little extra money by dropping off someone’s Amazon package. That’s the scenario reportedly being looked into by Amazon, for a crowdsouced delivery feature it’s internally referring to as On My Way. If recent reports are to be believed, Amazon On My Way […]

  • Beer Beauty: Carlsberg Unveils Beer-Based Male Grooming Products (Video)

    Beer Beauty: Carlsberg Unveils Beer-Based Male Grooming Products (Video)

    Beer brand Carlsberg is no stranger to unusual publicity efforts after their billboard/beer dispenser from a while back. Now, they’re outdoing themselves with Beer Beauty, a line of men’s grooming products made from their beer. Here’s Carlsberg brewmaster Erik Lund on the process: “The beer is freeze-dried into a powder, and then mixed with organic […]

  • Mercedes-Benz Home Battery Coming to Germany

    Mercedes-Benz Home Battery Coming to Germany

    As it turns out, Tesla isn’t the only company out there cooking up a home battery to change how consumers power their homes. There’s also a Mercedes-Benz home battery, being sold for now to customers in Mercedes‘ German home turf through Accumotive, one of the company’s subsidiaries. The Tesla Powerwall is already sold out through […]

  • Steve McQueen’s 1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera Up for Auction

    Steve McQueen’s 1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera Up for Auction

    Legendary movie star Steve McQueen was (and still is) as famous for his association with classic cars as for his acting prowess. So when a car actually owned by the late actor goes up for auction, it’s a big deal, and even more so when it was the last ever vehicle special-ordered by him – […]