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  • Blackout Buddy H2O: Water-Powered Emergency Light

    Blackout Buddy H2O: Water-Powered Emergency Light

    It might look like a stick of deodorant for a robot, but the Blackout Buddy H2O from Eton is something much more practical for human purposes. It’s an emergency light source for power outages that only requires a bit of water to activate. I doubt I’d be able to adequately explain the science behind the […]

  • Humza Deas Selling Prints of Instagram Rooftop Shots (Photos)

    Humza Deas Selling Prints of Instagram Rooftop Shots (Photos)

    The stereotype about Instagram and other similar services favored by people who have never actually used them is that it’s just a bunch of 17-year-olds taking pictures of their lunches. Instagram user Humza Deas has found an impressive level of success on Instagram, and even though he is only 17 years old, he’s putting a […]

  • 10 Corso Como x New Era Collaborative Cap Collection

    10 Corso Como x New Era Collaborative Cap Collection

    Milan brand 10 Corso Como has joined forces with the hat makers at New Era for a new collaborative collection of caps for the fall 2014 season. The 10 Corso Como x New Era cap collection is made up of four caps in two different styles and four separate colorways. The 10 Corso Como x […]

  • Firesleeve: The Waterproof Lighter From Exotac

    Firesleeve: The Waterproof Lighter From Exotac

    Fire and water famously don’t get along together, and that’s especially true of our handheld fire-devices like lighters and matches – the cheap, commonplace versions of them anyway. Enter the Exotac Firesleeve (also stylized as “fireSLEEVE,” but even I have a breaking point when it comes to stylized capitalization), a lighter that keeps water out […]

  • adidas Originals Micropacer OG “Snakeskin” Revealed (Photos)

    adidas Originals Micropacer OG “Snakeskin” Revealed (Photos)

    The adidas Originals Micropacer was a sneaker ahead of its time, with its technological emphasis on concepts like activity tracking that are commonplace today. That, as well as its recent 30th birthday, might explain why the sneaker has been getting a glut of new colorways lately, the latest being the adidas Originals Micropacer OG “Snakeskin.” The […]

  • ‘Interstellar': Third Trailer Drops (Video)

    ‘Interstellar': Third Trailer Drops (Video)

    By this point, if you’re not excited for (or, at the very least, aware of) the next Christopher Nolan film Interstellar, it’s safe to say that you aren’t going to be. But the people at Warner Bros have gone ahead and released a third trailer anyway, giving viewers a few more tantalizing glimpses at what […]

  • Pavlok: Shock Your Bad Habits Away (Video)

    Pavlok: Shock Your Bad Habits Away (Video)

    It’s a common enough joke: “Man, I wish I could buy a device that would give me a little electric shock every time I reach for a cigarette.” It’s based on real ideas about aversion therapy and behavioral reinforcement, and now those ideas have been put into a real consumer product: Pavlok. “Pavlok” might sound […]

  • Nixie: A Wearable, Flying Camera (Video)

    Nixie: A Wearable, Flying Camera (Video)

    A wearable camera is pretty cool, and a flying camera is even cooler. But how about a camera that you wear on your wrist when it’s not flying through the air? That’s straight-up superhero stuff, but it’s also a reality, in the form of Nixie. Nixie is billed as “the first wearable camera that can […]