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  • SOAK Outdoor Wood-Fired Soaking Hot Tub

    SOAK Outdoor Wood-Fired Soaking Hot Tub

    Did you know that millions of pounds of coal are burned each year in order to provide hot baths to weary bathers? I have no idea if that’s true, but I do know that the SOAK Outdoor Wood-Fired Soaking Hot Tub is a much more energy-efficient solution to the problem of sitting in hot water […]

  • 360-Degree Tornado Video Released Online (Video)

    360-Degree Tornado Video Released Online (Video)

    Most 360-degree videos are the product of some brand trying to get in on the latest trend, and are thus art-directed and controlled in the usual manner. Barring that, they’re capturing sporting events, which are also more or less under the filmmaker’s control, at least from a televisual standpoint. But a recent 360-degree tornado video […]

  • Velomacchi Speedway Gloves: Glove Up!

    Velomacchi Speedway Gloves: Glove Up!

    When was the last time you gloved up? Even if it was fairly recently, it’s likely that the gloves you used in this hallowed process were cheap, shoddy, or purely functional affairs. The people at Volemacchi have come up with a new blend of classic racing glove styling and 21st-century craftsmanship in the form of […]

  • Chicago Skyline Cable Cars Coming to the Windy City (Video)

    Chicago Skyline Cable Cars Coming to the Windy City (Video)

    In case you thought the era of the cable car was at an end, the city of Chicago recently revealed plans to connect its downtown core with the tourist-heavy Navy Pier, river walk, and lakefront districts via a line of Chicago Skyline aerial cable cars. The Chicago Skyline project is in its early stages, but […]

  • Honda Great Journey Showcases Autonomous Vehicle Concepts (Pics)

    Honda Great Journey Showcases Autonomous Vehicle Concepts (Pics)

    The late Prince used to say he’d seen the future, but he never said anything about it including self-driving cars. Honda has corrected this oversight, though, in part with a new promotional initiative called Honda Great Journey, which acts as a showcase for the company’s various concepts for the autonomous vehicles of the future. The […]

  • ‘Inferno': Latest Robert Langdon Thriller Gets Teaser (Video)

    ‘Inferno': Latest Robert Langdon Thriller Gets Teaser (Video)

    Robert Langdon, the Harvard symbologist protagonist of The Da Vinci Code and other less famous thrillers by author Dan Brown, is continuing his big-screen escapades in Inferno—a movie that, based on its new teaser, would appear to up the ante on previous installments by placing its hero in a race to save the world from a […]

  • “Daydreaming”: Radiohead Drops Another Video, Announces Album (Video)

    “Daydreaming”: Radiohead Drops Another Video, Announces Album (Video)

    With the release of “Burn the Witch” this week, most Radiohead fans (or Radioheads, as I assume many of them must identify themselves) knew there was more in the recent future from the band. And so it is, with “Daydreaming,” another song/video pairing, this one directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and accompanied by the official […]

  • Barisieur: Combination Coffee Brewer and Alarm Clock

    Barisieur: Combination Coffee Brewer and Alarm Clock

    The gadget world is full of clever combinations, with the camera phone being an extremely obvious example. But very rarely do two machines go together as gracefully or intuitively as the coffeemaker and the alarm clock, given the known aromatic properties of coffee in the field of waking you up in the morning. And so we […]