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  • Bubly: Pepsi Launches Sparking Water

    Bubly: Pepsi Launches Sparking Water

    If I were a Pepsi executive, I would have heard about the new sparkling water trend a couple years ago and made the obvious connection: Hey, we’ve got giant tanks of carbonated beverage sitting around, can’t we convert some of them into sparkling water tanks? But hey, big companies move slow, so we’re only now […]

  • ‘Venom’ Teaser Has No Venom (Video)

    ‘Venom’ Teaser Has No Venom (Video)

    One thing I’ve been more or less certain of for almost as long as I’ve been alive: Venom sells stuff. T-shirts, hats, posters, cartoons, comic books, video games, movies, and more have all been sold using the distinctive black Spidey mask with big fangs and a giant, dripping tongue. Which is why it’s so weird that the […]

  • ‘The Disconnect': An Offline-Only Online Magazine

    ‘The Disconnect': An Offline-Only Online Magazine

    I’m probably not alone in that I often feel nostalgic for the golden, pre-internet age of magazines. You’d get the latest issue in the mail, spread out on the couch, and proceed to absorb every inch of text inside, ideally with no interruptions from the outside world. Those days are over for all but the […]

  • ‘Jessica Jones’ Season 2 Trailer (Video)

    ‘Jessica Jones’ Season 2 Trailer (Video)

    The Marvel Universe’s favorite hard boiled, hard drinking private eye is coming back for new episodes next month. Now, a new Jessica Jones season 2 trailer is online, with clues to what the show’s second season plot will be – of course, if vague clues are your bag, you’ll also like Netflix’s plot synopsis for the show: “Jessica Jones […]

  • My Can: Label Your Beer with the Tab

    My Can: Label Your Beer with the Tab

    Somebody else accidentally picking up your beer – or, worse, accidentally picking up someone else’s beer – is one of those terrible party pitfalls that there’s no real way to avoid. Three students at Jiangnan University have come up with a solution, winning a bronze medal at the K-Design Awards in the process: Their concept is […]

  • Reefill: An App Lets New Yorkers Subscribe to Tap Water (Video)

    Reefill: An App Lets New Yorkers Subscribe to Tap Water (Video)

    You can’t make this stuff up, folks. In New York, there’s now an app that lets users get unlimited tap water throughout the city for $1.99. It’s called Reefill, and it’s purported as an alternative to the costly and environmentally detrimental water bottle habit that plagues so many. Reefill is essentially a service that replicates those […]

  • ‘Deadpool 2′ Trailer Introduces Cable (Video)

    ‘Deadpool 2′ Trailer Introduces Cable (Video)

    It’s been difficult if not completely impossible to be unaware of the upcoming sequel to Deadpool – since the studio behind the project has been giddily releasing various promotional tidbits for months now. But now we have a real, official Deadpool 2 trailer, giving us a quick introduction to Josh Brolin’s Cable. and fourth wall breaks, but I guess […]

  • ‘Skyscraper': Dwayne Johnson vs a Building (Trailer)

    ‘Skyscraper': Dwayne Johnson vs a Building (Trailer)

    Dwayne Johnson has gone face to face with mummies, Vin Diesel, The Undertaker, and numerous other formidable antagonists over the course of his long career. Next up – a really tall building. A Skyscraper, in point of fact, and a trailer for the movie recently had its premiere during The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Unfortunately, Skyscraper does […]

  • ‘The Brown Tape': Lost Ghostface Killah Album Returns to Streaming

    ‘The Brown Tape': Lost Ghostface Killah Album Returns to Streaming

    A little backstory: In 2013, Ghostface Killah released (the excellent) 12 Reasons to Die, a concept album produced by Adrian Younge with a cinematic sound inspired by Ennio Morricone and vintage genre Italian cinema of the 1970s. Soon after, Ghostface released the same tracks with completely different beats, these produced by Apollo Brown. This alternate version of […]