NEWS

  • ‘Pac-Man’ for Google Maps is Now Playable (GIF)

    ‘Pac-Man’ for Google Maps is Now Playable (GIF)

    Another fine innovation from the people at Google comes in the form of yet another Pac-Man revival. It’s Pac-Man for Google Maps, and it’s a good way to lose an hour or two while you’re supposed to be working. Here’s how it works: Fire up Google Maps and find a section with a lot of intercrossing roads (we’re […]

  • Orgasmia: Bluetooth Vibrating Vaginal Implant is for Real

    Orgasmia: Bluetooth Vibrating Vaginal Implant is for Real

    Being a woman in today’s world means making a lot of important decisions about yourself and your lifestyle. And another enticing option has just become available – Orgasmia, a Bluetooth-connected vibrating vaginal implant (!!) for hands-free orgasms. Nope, I’m not making this up – here’s a bit of smooth talking from Fun Factory, the company […]

  • Tidal: Artist-Owned Music Streaming Service Launched (Video)

    Tidal: Artist-Owned Music Streaming Service Launched (Video)

    The millions of people who use music streaming services like Spotify or Pandora are probably for the most part satisfied with their experiences. But the artists who make the actual music evidently aren’t, because a whole bunch of them got together and launched Tidal, a premium, high-quality streaming service that purports to be artist-owned and […]

  • Olio Model One Smartwatch

    Olio Model One Smartwatch

    The smartwatch market seems to be getting more and more saturated all the time, which makes it increasingly difficult for any one entry in the field to stand out from the pack. But the Olio Model One manages that feat anyway, thanks in part to the team behind it, made up of veterans from brands like Apple, Beats, […]

  • The Tempo App Speeds Up and Slows Down Your Videos

    The Tempo App Speeds Up and Slows Down Your Videos

    Video and film are the only media that can effectively manipulate time itself, which is why slow-motion (and it’s less cool cousin, fast-motion) are so effective. Tempo is a new app that lets you take advantage of the power of these techniques more easily and conveniently than before. Tempo gives users four speed settings (five if you […]

  • All-New Jaguar XF Crosses Thames on High Wire (Video)

    All-New Jaguar XF Crosses Thames on High Wire (Video)

    Jaguar is going all out in promoting the all-new, all-different Jaguar XF. That means hiring Hollywood stuntman Jim Dowdall to perform the “world’s longest high-wire water crossing by car.”  More specifically, Dowdall attempted to take the car across 787 feet of the Thames river in London, on a high wire that was only two inches wide. And […]

  • Memoji: Turn Yourself Into Emojis

    Memoji: Turn Yourself Into Emojis

    Even if you don’t know how to paint, write music, or dunk a basketball, there’s now another way for you to achieve true immortality: By turning your face into a set of emojis. It’s called Memoji (get it?), an app which gives you the ability to convey complex emotions in text messages or tweets with your […]

  • ‘Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto’

    ‘Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto’

    When Barack Obama was in Austin, TX, he ate at Franklin Barbecue (he didn’t have to wait in line with everybody else, though). He wasn’t alone, as seemingly everyone in the city lines up outside those hallowed doors just to get some of that sweet smoked meat. But now you won’t have to wait in […]

  • Ben Stiller’s Teenage Punk Band Getting Album Reissue (Audio)

    Ben Stiller’s Teenage Punk Band Getting Album Reissue (Audio)

    We all know Ben Stiller now as the creator of movies like Zoolander and Tropic Thunder, and as a sketch comedy pioneer with The Ben Stiller Show. But before all that, Stiller was just a teenage drummer in a punk band named (wait for it) Capital Punishment. This music has languished in obscurity since it was recorded back in […]

  • Porsche Design P’3135 Solid Gold Limited Edition Pen

    Porsche Design P’3135 Solid Gold Limited Edition Pen

    What would it take to make a pen exciting? Maybe some gadgets built into it by the people at Q Branch, or edible ink? The newest release from Porsche Design doesn’t fulfill any of those fantasies, but as far as pens go, the Porsche Design P’3135 is pretty darn cool anyway. The Porsche Design P’3135 is a […]