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  • i.Con: The World’s First Smart Condom

    i.Con: The World’s First Smart Condom

    Film, music, and technology festival South by Southwest started in Austin, Texas today, so it’s only appropriate that today would be the day I learn of the existence of the i.Con, the first ever example of smart condom technology. And in a cynical ploy to get you to keep reading, I’ll introduce this little tidbit […]

  • Mucha Liga Tequila Bottles Look Like Luchador Masks

    Mucha Liga Tequila Bottles Look Like Luchador Masks

    Every single man, woman, and child in the world has, at one point or another, expressed a desire to drink tequila from the masked skull of an enemy. Most will never get to do this, but a bottle of Mucha Liga Tequila is a reasonable substitute, and as an ethically sourced tequila no enemies have to […]

  • “I Feel It Coming” by The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk Gets Video

    “I Feel It Coming” by The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk Gets Video

    I know I said I was going to lay off the Weeknd posts after The Great Starboy Deluge of Late 2016, but he just put out a video for “I Feel It Coming” that’s too weird for me not to give some attention to. It’s shot in a lo-fi 80s camcorder-style video, and set on […]

  • ‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’ Introductory Trailer (Video)

    ‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’ Introductory Trailer (Video)

    The Nintendo Switch is here, but it won’t really achieve its full species-being until it gets its own entry in the Mario Kart franchise. An extensive trailer for the latest installment, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, is here, and it’s packed with juicy, mouth-watering details about the game’s features. Normally, this would be the spot in the […]

  • Facebook Messenger Day: FB’s Snapchat Knock-Off Unveiled

    Facebook Messenger Day: FB’s Snapchat Knock-Off Unveiled

    You’ve known it was coming for years now: Facebook is finally aiming to cut into that sweet Snapchat action. They’re doing it with Facebook Messenger Day, a new service that allows users to share and view photos and other forms of content that disappear after 24 hours—or a “Day,” in Earthling terms. Here’s what Facebook’s […]

  • Skull Microphone: Microphones That Look Like Skulls

    Skull Microphone: Microphones That Look Like Skulls

    What will Rush Limbaugh’s microphone look like once he’s in Hell? I have no idea, but it’s the image that first popped into my mind when I saw Skull Microphone, a new line of mics from Von Erickson Laboratories that gives you the opportunity to speak into your own shiny metal Terminator-style skull, and to […]

  • “The Great American Pinball Road Trip” From Atlas Obscura

    “The Great American Pinball Road Trip” From Atlas Obscura

    You’ve got a car, some money burning a hole in your pocket, and a few weeks of freedom. It’s road trip time!  But how do you decide where to go? One possible solution comes from travel site Atlas Obscura, which recently put together “The Great American Pinball Road Trip.” “The Great American Pinball Road Trip” […]

  • Boomerang: Classic Cartoon Channel Getting Streaming Service (Video)

    Boomerang: Classic Cartoon Channel Getting Streaming Service (Video)

    For fans of classic cartoons, one of the coolest cable channels is Boomerang, but unfortunately it never really caught on to the point of being included in most affordable cable packages. Luckily for cartoon lovers everywhere, though, the channel is soon to get a second incarnation as an on-demand subscription service with thousands of cartoons […]

  • ‘Skate Rock: Mexico’ Shows a Seemingly Impossible Skate Park (Video)

    ‘Skate Rock: Mexico’ Shows a Seemingly Impossible Skate Park (Video)

    A new short skate video from Thrasher demonstrates what a skate park that should only be explored by highly skilled skaters would look like. It’s Skate Rock: Mexico, which also gives you a broad clue regarding where this somehow real impossible skate park is located. The skate park featured in Skate Rock: Mexico is billed […]

  • Lil Yachty’s Crunchy Curls: Rapper Breaks Into the Snack Game

    Lil Yachty’s Crunchy Curls: Rapper Breaks Into the Snack Game

    Rap is so culturally dominant that there are any number of ways you can parlay success in that field—Kanye decided to become a fashion designer, for instance. But Lil Yachty is interested in something a little more democratic: Snack food, with the unveiling of Lil Yachty’s Crunchy Curls, the newest addition to the Rap Snacks […]