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  • ‘KFC Comfort Zone': A Meditation Series from KFC (Video)

    ‘KFC Comfort Zone': A Meditation Series from KFC (Video)

    Sometimes I feel vaguely guilty about how often I find myself writing about KFC’s various promotional stunts on this site – especially since the Colonel hasn’t written me any checks. But how can I resist when the chicken chain keeps doing crazy stuff like KFC Comfort Zone, a new parody meditational web series that lets you […]

  • Williams Tactical Key Unlocks Self-Defense

    Williams Tactical Key Unlocks Self-Defense

    Like a lot of people, I’ve sometimes wondered how I would fare if I had to fight somebody off armed only with my keys. Women, unfortunately, have much more occasion to wonder about things like that, but the efficacy of the technique has pretty much been debunked. Unless, of course, you have the Williams Tactical Key.  […]

  • ‘Paterno': Al Pacino Plays Disgraced Penn State Coach (Teaser)

    ‘Paterno': Al Pacino Plays Disgraced Penn State Coach (Teaser)

    The story of Joe Paterno, who enabled and covered up the crimes of pedophile Jerry Sandusky for years before it led to his ultimate downfall, is coming to HBO. And to play him, the network has enlisted the same guy they got to play Jack Kevorkian and Phil Spector: Al Pacino. Now, there’s an intense […]

  • Die With Me: A Social Network for People Whose Phones Are About to Die

    Die With Me: A Social Network for People Whose Phones Are About to Die

    There’s an elite cadre of smartphone users out there, those who choose to live their lives on the edge, to drain their smartphone batteries to the absolute limit before recharging. Previously, there hadn’t been any way for these hardcore phone adventurers to find one another, but now there’s Die With Me, an app exclusively for people […]

  • Kit Kat Chocolatory Sublime Ruby Made from Ruby Chocolate

    Kit Kat Chocolatory Sublime Ruby Made from Ruby Chocolate

    I just got done writing about the Flamenco Ice Tower and how it represented a new level of achievement in the field of ice towers. Now, by pure coincidence, I find out that they’re still coming out with new kinds of chocolate too – ruby chocolate to be precise, the first new variety in 80 […]

  • Flamenco Ice Tower from Structural Ice is World’s Tallest

    Flamenco Ice Tower from Structural Ice is World’s Tallest

    The world can sometimes seem to be decaying at an alarming rate. But not everything is getting worse – take the field of ice towers, for example, the best days of which may very well be in the future. That’s the message behind the newly erected Flamenco Ice Tower by Structural Ice, the tallest ice tower in the […]

  • ‘Tomb Raider’ Second Trailer Released (Video)

    ‘Tomb Raider’ Second Trailer Released (Video)

    We’re about two months away from the new Tomb Raider movie with its new Lara Croft – and now we have the second official trailer for the movie that gives us a better idea of the plot that will unfold in between fights and drops from great heights. This time, she’s chasing after her missing dad: “Leaving […]

  • Nintendo Labo: Cardboard DIY Kits Work with Switch (Video)

    Nintendo Labo: Cardboard DIY Kits Work with Switch (Video)

    Have you ever been friends with someone for a while only to find out, totally unbeknownst to you, that they had some hidden talent, like juggling or not having a Facebook account? The Nintendo Switch kind of pulled something like that off with the reveal of Nintendo Labo.  Nintendo Labo is a line of cardboard DIY […]