Everyone knows that, from bean dip to bagels and lox to straight up cheese and crackers, there is no substitute for Philadelphia cream cheese. One brick of the stuff has more than a day's worth of total fat grams, almost a day's worth of cholesterol and almost one and a half times as many calories as a Big Mac. But ... continue reading
We're not electrical engineers, so we're just going to let the people at Blueshift explain why supercapacitors are better than batteries for your portable Bluetooth speaker. "Batteries store energy chemically. Supercapacitors store energy physically, in an electric field. This allows supercapacitors to be charged very ... continue reading
In an effort to conserve packing space, we like our gear to pull double-duty, and, when possible, triple-duty. Not only will this aluminum cylinder warm up in less than five minutes to keep your hands toasty, but it can also charge your phone and act as a pocket flashlight. It can stay warm for up to three hours to make winter excursions more bearable, and give your phone a little jolt or the path in front of you a little better lighting. Able to be recharged over 500 times, it’s the ultimate companion for cold months or late night expeditions. ... check it out
It's almost time to hit the slopes this season. Get inspired with the 3 minute Afterglow short, featuring skiers traversing Alaskan Mountain ranges in the middle of the night with 7,000 LEDs sewn to them. Enjoy the full movie here.
Back in the 1300s, Europeans decorated their homes with skulls as a reminder to celebrate life. What better way to remind yourself to have a good time than this biting skull bottle opener? Hand cast out of bronze, each features two skulls, one of which is ready to clamp down on your next bottle cap. Consider it a memento mori and toast to the good times. ... check it out
1 Ana Su by Cecilia A.H. Arias for C-Heads - C-Heads Magazine
2 Every ‘Bastard’ in Game of Thrones - Uproxx
3 The Man Who Set Up His Own Toll Road, Without Permission - Digg
4 The Insane 3 Michelin-Star Restaurant in Madrid - Sploid
5 The 10 Best Secret Restaurants in America - Cool Material
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In the 1960s, baseball legend Ted "The Kid" Williams signed on with Sears to develop and market a line of household sports equipment. One of the most notable pieces to come out of the deal were the SuperSetter 888 boots developed in partnership with Red Wing. Red Wing's Heritage collection used that iconic boot as ... continue reading
Do you remember the Floyd Leg hardware? It turned any flat surface into a table using some cleverly designed hardware and integrated clamps. The Floyd Leg made creating your own table so much easier than actually designing and building out legs because all you needed was the table top. If you want some similarly styled ... continue reading
Rossling & Co. has already introduced us to one line of affordable, ultra-thin watches. After delivering their first successful Kickstarter project (the watches are seriously awesome), they went back to the drawing board to give their customers exactly what they wanted--an automatic watch that adheres to all the ... continue reading
Doing It Yourself isn’t always the easiest or cheapest option, but odds are you won’t find anything more satisfying than finishing a DIY project with your own two hands. Each week, we’re going to showcase one cool DIY project tutorial from around the web.
We've covered a lot of in-depth projects using materials ... continue reading
Designed by Yumiko Sekine of Fog Linen in Tokyo these linen resin trays give you the look and texture of linen with a durable resin coating for every day use. An outstanding addition to the top of any desk or dresser, add a pop of color and style while helping keep small items organized. The prefect landing pad for small every day belongings, proudly displaying items or as a small serving tray.
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Screen size is no longer the only barometer that matters when it comes to measuring the awesomeness of your television. Those new, ridiculously expensive 4K TVs have a horizontal resolution of 4,000 pixels (hence the name 4K). The new iMac that Apple just unveiled has a 27" 5K display, which is a resolution of 5120 ... continue reading
The idea is so simple it's absolutely freaking brilliant: hang your bottles on the roof of your refrigerator using magnets. Between pizza boxes, bottled beverages and leftovers in tupperware containers, everyone has unused space in their fridge that's just waiting to help you make more cold ones. Using custom neodymium ... continue reading
Patek Philippe is paying tribute to its 175th anniversary with the Grandmaster Chime Ref. 5175, which is the most complicated wristwatch they've ever built. They made a video of the entire process that's more than ten minutes of pure watch porn. This is truly extraordinary.
Its slightly-less-complicated, brick-based older brother might get most of the LEGO love, but the Technic line of LEGOs opens up a whole new world of possibilities filled with differentials, pulleys, electric motors, suspensions, linkages and complex gearing systems. Those types of component parts become essential ... continue reading