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  • Artist Ivan Hoo’s Incredible Self-Taught Photo-Realism

    Artist Ivan Hoo’s Incredible Self-Taught Photo-Realism

    The painting style of photo-realism generally requires top-flight study in the arts in order to master it, but Singaporean artist Ivan Hoo did so all on his own. You wouldn’t be able to tell from looking at his work, though, which is currently blowing away followers of Hoo’s Instagram account and beyond. Ivan Hoo’s technique, […]

  • Fairlife: Coca-Cola Promotes Milk Brand With “Milky PinUps”

    Fairlife: Coca-Cola Promotes Milk Brand With “Milky PinUps”

    You might remember from last year the “Milky PinUps” portrait series from photographer Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz, who released photos of various models wearing nothing but fantastic splashes of milk. Now, those images have been brought back in order to promote Fairlife, a new premium milk brand from Coca-Cola. The Fairlife ad campaign takes the previous “Milky […]

  • ‘Jurassic World’ Trailer Drops Two Days Early (Video)

    ‘Jurassic World’ Trailer Drops Two Days Early (Video)

    There was a teaser, then a teaser for the trailer, and now an actual, honest-to-God trailer for Jurassic World, here (in free and legal form) two days before the promised Thursday release. The Jurassic World trailer gives us a more fleshed out look at the titular theme park, which must have overcome a real public […]

  • Nevo: “The First Minimalist Connected Watch” (Video)

    Nevo: “The First Minimalist Connected Watch” (Video)

    It’s a given fact that smartwatches, while packed with cool features, aren’t generally speaking a triumph of stylish design. But the makers of Nevo are trying to change that, with a product they’re calling “the first minimalist connected watch.” Nevo does the usual smartphone things like bringing you hands-free smartphone notifications and tracking your exercise, […]

  • LEGO Record Player by Hayarobi (Video)

    LEGO Record Player by Hayarobi (Video)

    We all know that LEGO is (are?) a wondrous toy, that can make anything in your imagination real. Or at least, “real” in the sense that stuff you make with LEGO are tangible objects, but not in the sense that they actually perform their intended function (it’s a good thing for all of us that […]

  • Legacybox: Convert All Your Old Home Movies to DVD (Video)

    Legacybox: Convert All Your Old Home Movies to DVD (Video)

    Believe it or not, kids, there was a time when home movies were taken on analog formats and not just your smartphone before being instantly posted on Facebook. But if you’re not a kid, and you actually own some old home movies (or photographs) on obsolete formats, there’s a new and easy way to get […]

  • Bush Smarts Camp Coffee Kit

    Bush Smarts Camp Coffee Kit

    Coffee is one of the perennial go-to beverages for camping and other outdoor exploration. But generally coffee prepared by campfire isn’t that good compared to what you’d get in civilization, but the new Bush Smarts Camp Coffee Kit is an attempt to bring quality java out into the bush. The Bush Smarts Camp Coffee Kit starts […]

  • Belief Fall/Winter 2014 Lookbook​ (Photos)

    Belief Fall/Winter 2014 Lookbook​ (Photos)

    Skate label and retailer Belief has a new collection of styles for the fall and winter of 2014, and a lookbook to show it off in an unusually expressive fashion. The Belief fall/winter 2014 lookbook is here. Shot in and around the New York City locales that serve as Belief’s chief sphere of influence, the […]

  • The Skull Lamp: Flat 3D Optical Illusion Shaped Like a Skull

    The Skull Lamp: Flat 3D Optical Illusion Shaped Like a Skull

    What do you expect from a Skull Lamp? If you’re like most people, the only requirement for this particular item is that it be shaped like a skull and provide some nominal amount of illumination, perhaps for writing Beetlejuice fan fiction at midnight. But the Skull Lamp from Nir Chehanowski of Studio Cheha has another […]