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Banksy's Dismaland Theme Park

Banksy's Dismaland Theme Park

Banksy's latest public art instillation is coming to the UK, and it looks like some sort of post-apocalyptic Disneyland. The folks over at The Guardian were able to tour the nightmare-inducing theme park and take in the glitchy version of The Little Mermaid, the carousel apparen...

The Casper Pillow Is Designed for Every Sleeping Position

The Casper Pillow Is Designed for Every Sleeping Position

How do you sleep? On your back? Side? Whatever position you land in after a long day? No matter how you rest your head, Casper has your perfect pillow. The Casper Pillow stays supportive, cool, and comfortable all night long—no matter what position you wind up in. Every aspect of the unique pillow-in-pillow design has been meticulously engineered for perfect sleep. It provides the perfect balance of squish and support, stays cool so you never need to flip it, and can even be tried out for 100 nights. Don’t get the best sleep ever? Send it back for a full refund. It’s time for better sleep.

Create Your Own Vinyl With Vinylify

Create Your Own Vinyl With Vinylify

There are a lot of things to love about vinyl records. The warmth and tone you get in the sound. Finding unique gems in crates. Building a collection of music that you can actually touch and display. But what happens if an artist you love doesn't do vinyl releases? Or what if you...

Movieo Helps You Pick Your Next Movie

Movieo Helps You Pick Your Next Movie

Between Netflix, iTunes and Amazon, you can be streaming a movie in less time than it takes to make a bowl of popcorn. The hardest part of the entire process is figuring out what to watch. With the site Movieo, even that's about as difficult as following the instructions on that ...

Fantastic Cities Is a Coloring Book for Adults

Fantastic Cities Is a Coloring Book for Adults

Fantastic Cities: A Coloring Book of Amazing Places Real and Imagined is exactly what it sounds like: beautifully rendered and detailed line work that gives you a bird's-eye perspective of locales from New York to Paris that you get to color. The sheer scope of the places the 60...

Iconic Logos Digitally Rendered in LEGO

Iconic Logos Digitally Rendered in LEGO

Kamil Piatkowski is a graphic designer from Poznań, Poland, that grew up, like most of us, with LEGO. He decided to combine his two passions by digitally recreating iconic brand logos as if they were made with everyone's favorite toy brick. From FedEx to Batman, and his airness ...

10 Great NSFW Coffee Table Books

10 Great NSFW Coffee Table Books

Tossing a stack of Hustlers on your coffee table will confuse and frighten guests. But if you happen to have an appreciation for the beauty of the form, there are ways to show it without coming off like a horny teenager. Ditch the dirty mags and pick up a hardcover from a talen...

The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray

The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray

Bill Murray is a mythical creature. His stories are traded over late night cans of PBR, each more unbelievable than the last. It's enough to forget he's also a joy to watch in films like Lost in Translation, Caddyshack, Ghostbusters, and so many others. The Big Bad Book of B...

A Visual History of Architecture Told With LEGO

A Visual History of Architecture Told With LEGO

Between the Neoclassical period, Postmodernism and the architect's names you're familiar with, it can be difficult keeping everything straight when it comes to the buildings around you. LEGO, on the other hand, can be as simple as snapping some bricks together to see if your fing...

The Escapist Is Monocle's In-Depth Travel Magazine

The Escapist Is Monocle's In-Depth Travel Magazine

Whereas other travel magazines take you to a couple of hot restaurants and offer a few touristy things to do, The Escapist, Monocle's summer magazine, isn't afraid to get its hands dirty. The travel mag goes in-depth on 10 cities around the world. You'll find info on local style,...

The Art of Mad Max: Fury Road

The Art of Mad Max: Fury Road

Movie companion books are generally not things we're interested in, but all bets are off when it comes to Mad Max: Fury Road. The Art of Mad Max: Fury Road is the official companion book to the movie that we can't stop talking about around the office and includes what essentially...

Out of the Jar: Artisan Spirits and Liqueurs

Out of the Jar: Artisan Spirits and Liqueurs

Liquor is an old brand's game. It's ruled by the Jim Beams, Glenlivets, and the Beefeaters of the world. Excitement comes with rare vintages, special blends, and the like. This, however, is changing. Out of the Jar: Artisan Spirits and Liqueurs finds those small makers using pre...

The United States of Pizza Coffee Table Book

The United States of Pizza Coffee Table Book

We're not going to get into a Jon Stewart-esque debate about Chicago versus New York styles of pizza because at the end of the day, all pizza is delicious. If anyone was going to write about The United States of Pizza, it would have to be the guy that Chicago magazine called "a p...