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  • Level III Pac-Man Watch by Romain Jerome (Video)

    Level III Pac-Man Watch by Romain Jerome (Video)

    Maybe this is just me, but if I’m spending thirteen grand on a Pac-Man watch, I want to be able to play Pac-Man on it, or some watch-shaped variant of same. But Romain Jerome’s third collaborative Pac-Man watch, entitled Level III, just tells the time surrounded by Packy and his perennial ghostly enemies. Even though it’s not interactive, […]

  • Saucy_AF: Arby’s Unveils New Font

    Saucy_AF: Arby’s Unveils New Font

    I’ve always sort of thought of Arby’s as being able to speak for itself. Want to send a message? Do it with a Double Beef and Cheddar. But if for some bizarre reason you don’t want to do that, you can now send a message using Saucy_AF, a new downloadable text font from Arby’s. As the […]

  • Frozen Treats Forever Stamps: USPS Scratch-and-Sniff Stamps

    Frozen Treats Forever Stamps: USPS Scratch-and-Sniff Stamps

    Summer is here, and the time is right for ice cream in the streets. But in case the ice cream truck isn’t around, you’ll soon be able to catch a whiff of your favorite ice cream truck delicacies on the back of a postcard, thanks to a new line of scratch-and-sniff stamps from the United […]

  • ‘Arthropoda Iconicus': Insects Based on ‘Star Wars’

    ‘Arthropoda Iconicus': Insects Based on ‘Star Wars’

    Don’t worry, Richard Wilkinson is not some kind of mad genetic engineer who’s created a breed of insects based on a popular feature film franchise. Instead, he’s an artist who’s selling prints of just those types of insects, for a collection called Arthropoda Iconicus. The first wave of Arthropoda Iconicus prints features insects based on popular Star Wars characters like […]

  • Chill-Can: A Beer Can That Chills Itself (Video)

    Chill-Can: A Beer Can That Chills Itself (Video)

    For decades Man has dreamed of a beer can that, somehow would be able to keep itself cold. The Chill-Can is a newly developed piece of technology that does that dream one better by purportedly chilling itself in about sixty seconds. I’ll be honest, the Chill-Can’s website doesn’t really fill me with confidence that it’s legit, since […]

  • ‘Food Infographics: A Visual Guide to Culinary Pleasures’

    ‘Food Infographics: A Visual Guide to Culinary Pleasures’

    I’m no expert but I’m pretty sure the best way to appreciate food is to taste it, with smelling it probably coming in second place. But maybe looking at infographics about food isn’t too far distant from those two options, which is why Food Infographics: A Visual Guide to Culinary Pleasures might be worth checking out. Per […]

  • ‘Mowgli': “The Darkest Retelling” of ‘The Jungle Book’ (Trailer)

    ‘Mowgli': “The Darkest Retelling” of ‘The Jungle Book’ (Trailer)

    When most people think of The Jungle Book, their minds flash to happy musical numbers about becoming a man or appreciating the bare necessities of life and so on. But that’s actually only one interpretation of Kipling’s tale, which is now being adapted in a gritty, violent, decidedly non-musical form by director Andy Serkis and entitled Mowgli.  […]

  • ‘Pac-Man Stories’ Interactive Audiobook Now on Amazon Alexa

    ‘Pac-Man Stories’ Interactive Audiobook Now on Amazon Alexa

    The rightsholders to Pac-Man at Bandai-Namco are working around the clock to figure out new ways to exploit their intellectual property. Their latest is Pac-Man Stories, which is technically for children but what the hey, it might be of interest to anyone with fond memories of guiding Pac-Man through a maze being pursued by ravenous ghosts. […]