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  • Cinder: “The World’s First Countertop Precision Grill” (Video)

    Cinder: “The World’s First Countertop Precision Grill” (Video)

    George Foreman must be getting old, because as far as I know he has not kicked the ass of the inventor of Cinder, billed as “the world’s first countertop precision grill,” a clear shot at Foreman’s own iconic countertop grilling appliance. Far be it for me to start any conflict between George Foreman and whoever […]

  • Pie Tops: Pizza Hut Develops Sneakers With Pizza-Ordering Function (Video)

    Pie Tops: Pizza Hut Develops Sneakers With Pizza-Ordering Function (Video)

    The worlds of sneakers and pizza have converged, and the nexus point is Pizza Hut. More specifically, the pizza chain has developed a sneaker that has a button that will actually order a pizza to your door. The sneakers are called, naturally, Pie Tops. Watching the Pie Tops commercial with basketball legend Grant Hill, it’s […]

  • Bit Bar EDC Screwdriver Fits Inside Your Pocket

    Bit Bar EDC Screwdriver Fits Inside Your Pocket

    New from Big Idea Design is a pocket-sized EDC screwdriver for your go-anywhere arsenal. It’s called Bit Bar, essentially a screwdriver that works along the same principles as a pocketknife. But even though Bit Bar’s defining feature is its small size, it doesn’t sacrifice anything in the realms of power or durability. Each one is […]

  • Wheel Minimalist Turntable From Miniot

    Wheel Minimalist Turntable From Miniot

    I didn’t realize that the future would be composed largely of minimalist turntables, but here we are. The latest is called Wheel from Miniot, which flips the script on the typical turntable design by, and you may want to sit down for this, putting the needle under the record. The primary effect of this innovation is that […]

  • ‘Tipping’ Cabin Concept by Christophe Benichou (Pics)

    ‘Tipping’ Cabin Concept by Christophe Benichou (Pics)

    Tipping may not be a city in China, but it is a striking and bold concept for an outdoor cabin recently whipped up by artist and designer Christophe Benichou. True to its name, this cabin appears to tip over the edge of a cliff—or at least it would if it ever got actually built in […]

  • Nokia 3310 Makes Triumphant Return

    Nokia 3310 Makes Triumphant Return

    Smartphones are nice, but it’s not unusual for people to lament the simplicity and elegance of the previous era of mobile phone technology—an era exemplified by the Nokia 3310. So it’s cool that Nokia is bringing back the 3310 in an updated version, but not one that’s just a smartphone in disguise. The new Nokia […]

  • Folding Steak Knife From Kai

    Folding Steak Knife From Kai

    I have a fondness for products that double as sight gags, and it’s been a blue moon since I saw one as funny as the Folding Steak Knife from Kai. I mean, just think of it.  Why in the world would you ever need to unexpectedly produce a steak knife? But, being prepared means expecting […]

  • “Celebrating Cinema”: Rolex Highlights Its Many Film Cameos (Video)

    “Celebrating Cinema”: Rolex Highlights Its Many Film Cameos (Video)

    Last night during the Academy Awards, Rolex spent a little advertising scratch highlighting the many Rolex watches that have appeared on film over the years. The name of the ad is “Celebrating Cinema,” and it features Rolexes being worn by various movie characters going back to the 1950s. By some weird coincidence, Bill Paxton, who […]