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Netflix may call this little gadget the “Netflix Switch,” but for all intents and purposes, it’s the world’s first Netflix and Chill button. Unveiled at this year’s World Maker Faire, the contraption from Netflix allows users with a little electronic and API know-how to fire up Netflix, order some food, and, when it’s “chill” time, silence your phone and dim your lights. And, assuming you can solder, build, and program the switch yourself, you can design yours to do other clever things, as well. Check out the instructions and build your own.

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Ah, the waffle weave. Looks cool, feels great, reminds us of toasted Eggos. You’ve seen them before–probably in a fancy store or hotel–but Parachute’s brand new Waffle Towels are different. They’re spun using innovative Aerocotton Technology, which basically means they’ll be dry by the time your significant other finally gets out of the shower and realizes you stole their towel. Parachute’s Waffle Towels come in two sizes and two neutral colors. Plus, their 100% cotton construction means they start soft and only get softer with time. Even Kevin McCallister would approve.