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The Mysterious "Nintendo PlayStation" That Never Was Has Been Booted Up and Played

Only a handful of prototypes exist, but this one is a functional glimpse into an alternate timeline.<p>Months ago, Reddit user turned up a rare and strange piece of video game history: the "Nintendo Playstation." Known as the SNES-CD in its early stage, the system dates back to the late 80s when, …


The Ultimate Toy Lightsaber is Coming

Toy-maker Calimacil has created a sturdy foam lightsaber that glows and incorporates sound effects. Perfect for battle.<p>The Canadian toy company Calimacil, known or making foam weapons for live action role play, has launched a Kickstarter campaign for the first glowing foam lightsaber. A toy …

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Everything You Need To Know About Amazing Cancer-Killing "Gene Editing"

By now you might have heard about the young girl who seemingly beat leukemia via a new treatment with genetically modified immune cells from another person. Here's what the scientists actually did.<p>This is the future of medicine: A baby with an aggressive form of leukemia has been whisked from …


Watch This Skydiver Narrowly Escape a Horrifying Spin

And that's what backup 'chutes are for.<p>There's not a whole lot of information about what happened on this skydive, but what's immediately clear is that it's the kind of thing you don't want to happen on <i>your</i> skydive.<p>Things look a little iffy from the start, as if our skydiver regrets his decision …


This week's #lpfanphoto is from @anuskakalita who snapped this beautiful shot in Lake Tekapo in New Zealand! Looks pretty amazing, huh? Have you visited New Zealand before? What was the highlight of your trip? --- Tag your favourite #travel shots with #lpfanphoto and each week we'll pick one to regram to our friends and followers. Happy travels!

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Giraffes! Goulash! Sweaters! We’re excited to have photographer/producer, husband/wife duo @sellonb and @reardonk take over our feed for an #lpInstaTakeover this weekend. You might recognize the lovely Katie and Ben from our #BestinTravel 2016 videos -- check out the link in our bio for a taste! We recently traveled with them and @kampgrizzly through #Kotor, #Transylvania, and #Botswana. Our respective top picks for the best city, region, and country to visit next year. Here they're pictured in Botswana’s magnificent #OkavangoDelta about 20 minutes before getting into a stand-off with a really angry hippo (in a very small, dugout canoe). Stay tuned to our feed over the week-end for some choice behind-the-scenes shots from the shoot. Over and out. #travel

Biltwell Gringo Helmet

The Biltwell Gringo combines classic 70s style with todays contemporary safety features. The retro full faced helmet is more than just style though, …


Nike Tech Fleece Aeroloft Jacket

Nike have updated their tech pack for winter, and have added some new items such as the Nike Tech Fleece Aeroloft Jacket, an innovative mix of …

Pack Animal Motorcycle Saddlebags

Pack Animal is a new brand from Seattle that craft beautiful Motorcycle Travel Goods with classic styling and timeless materials that look great on …


A futuristic 'garden' that lets you grow food in your home just raised $230,000 on Kickstarter in 4 days

That's what a startup called Grove wants to help you do with its Ecosystem, which they describe as "an intelligent, in-home garden."<p>Grove Labs, a startup based in Sommerville, Massachusetts, was founded by two MIT students who wanted to give people the ability to grow their own food, regardless of …


Ten Reasons to Visit St. Augustine in November

Proudly laying claim as America's oldest city, the historical and charming St. Augustine was founded in in 1565 and is also considered by many to be America's most romantic destination. The brick-lined streets are reminiscent of the old town districts of European cities. Horse-drawn carriages carry …

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Seattle through the senses

EXPERIENCE THE MULTI-SENSORY DELIGHTS of Seattle on our video tour of the city through the senses. Designed to showcase each of the five sensory …


Zombie Cutting Boards Are Possibly The Most College Thing Ever

We're now past the first week of October, which is traditionally right about the time that college students realize that they might need more in …

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