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  • Night Cable: Weighted for Staying on Nightstands and Tables

    Night Cable: Weighted for Staying on Nightstands and Tables

    Most charging cables, to put it as generously as possible, were made with the goal of being as lightweight and portable as possible. But that eye towards convenience has an unintended side-effect: A slight draft can knock them off and/or behind your nightstand or table, where they become a real pain to reach. The Night […]

  • Ripple Maker Latte Art Machine (Video)

    Ripple Maker Latte Art Machine (Video)

    One of the most elite art forms of all time is now being democratized so that anyone (anyone with over a grand to spend on a coffee art machine, that is) can participate: Latte art. It’s the Ripple Maker, a machine that creates those intricate designs on the surface of a foamy latte that used […]

  • Atlanterhavsveien: Extremely Dangerous Road in Norway (Video)

    Atlanterhavsveien: Extremely Dangerous Road in Norway (Video)

    To get from the island of Averøy to the Norwegian mainland, you have to take a road that is legendary for its danger but also its impressive views. A video from a few years back of this infamous stretch of road, called Atlanterhavsveien, is now making the rounds online, for all those too cowardly to […]

  • Opal Nugget Ice Machine for “Chewable, Flavor-Saving Ice”

    Opal Nugget Ice Machine for “Chewable, Flavor-Saving Ice”

    If you’re used to regular ice cubes or crushed ice in your drinks at home, there is an entire universe of pleasure that you didn’t even know existed in the form of nugget ice. There really aren’t a lot of ways to get the stuff in your home, but now there’s the Opal Nugget Ice […]

  • Life Paint: The Life You Save May Be Your Own (Video)

    Life Paint: The Life You Save May Be Your Own (Video)

    I don’t have any pertinent statistics on hand, but it’s well-known that bicycling or even walking at night without properly reflective material on your person can lead to a very serious or even fatal accident if you happen to be where there are any cars around. If you’ve been avoiding taking this precaution for aesthetic […]

  • ‘Kubrick In Color’ Explores Director’s Palette (Video)

    ‘Kubrick In Color’ Explores Director’s Palette (Video)

    When most people think of director Stanley Kubrick (The Shining, Full Metal Jacket), if indeed they think of him at all, they probably visualize one of his perfectly composed shots without giving much conscious thought to the colors inside them. But Marc Anthony Figueras has a new short video out that takes a chromatic view […]

  • Doro Grill Forks for Approaching Barbecue Season

    Doro Grill Forks for Approaching Barbecue Season

    It might be quite cold outside where you are, but hopefully it isn’t too cold to start thinking about summer grilling season, which will be here before you know it. An investment in some Doro Grill Forks might be a good idea for when that happens, since they’re a marked improvement on the usual grill […]

  • Vicis Zero1 Football Helmet for Safer Hard-Impact Play

    Vicis Zero1 Football Helmet for Safer Hard-Impact Play

    The National Football League‘s concussion problem is so widely known that there’s a Will Smith movie about it in theaters now, but actual solutions to the issue seem to be in short supply. One possible answer has been provided by Vicis – the Vicis Zero1 football helmet. The Vicis Zero1 was designed with input from […]

  • Kiba Smart Home Video Camera (Videos)

    Kiba Smart Home Video Camera (Videos)

    Imagine, if you will, that you and your family had the financial resources to hire a videographer to document everything your family does, then curate the best moments to be enjoyed later. Kiba is a home video camera that does this all by itself, thanks to advanced technology that allows it to be running all […]

  • Chris Wilson: Meet the Ex-Con Artist Who Paints With Skittles (Video)

    Chris Wilson: Meet the Ex-Con Artist Who Paints With Skittles (Video)

    Skittles are famously sold under the ad slogan “taste the rainbow,” but Chris Wilson is an artist who goes the extra mile in appreciating the candy’s unique visuals. Interestingly, he does this using a technique he developed while serving a lengthy prison stay at San Quentin. In prison, access to conventional painting materials can be […]