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Doo-Wop ‘We Can’t Stop’: Behind the Ridiculously Good Miley Cyrus Cover

Kevin Fallon talks with the genius behind that ridiculously brilliant cover of the Miley Cyrus song.<p>They just don’t make good music like they used to.<p>…

This Smart Wearable Vibrator Will Get Women Off Intelligently

Vibrators are typically strong, powerful, dumb pipes. Which is mostly fine! But sometimes you'd like something more... nuanced. Vibease, which is …

Kevo lock up for pre-order tomorrow, starts shipping in September

Amongst the seemingly endless stream of companies looking to replace your house keys, Kwikset and UniKey's Kevo system certainly seems one of the more promising options. When we had a chance to fiddle around with the device back in May, the companies didn't have much to say in terms of release …

Test Your Typo Finding Skills in This Stressful Timed Test

Spot a typo on the Internet? Get your pitchforks, saddle up the horses, write to your Congressman and raise hell until it's fixed. Or... just leave a …

Bookshelf Porn: 6 Snaps That Inspire

Your coffee table, couch, and curtains may be from Target, but there's always one thing that can set apart your pad from a generic IKEA layout: the …

NSA Scandal Meets Pixar, At Last (VIDEO)

Sqorck.com is now officially responsible for ruining childhoods across America. They've taken the classic Pixar opening sequence and given it a sinister twist that is all too appropriate in the light of U.S. government's recent indiscretions.<p>Here is an "alternate" ending version that is a bit less …

California inmates launch biggest hunger strike in state's history

An estimated 30,000 inmates in jails across California are participating in a hunger strike to protest against solitary confinement and other …

“Why did you shoot me? I was reading a book”: The new warrior cop is out of control

<b>(Public Affairs Books/Jenna Pope)</b><p>SWAT teams raiding poker games and trying to stop underage drinking? Overwhelming paramilitary force is on the rise<p>Radley Balko<p>July 7, 2013 11:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces”<p>Sal Culosi is dead because …

Tiny Mechanical Insects Made of Watch Parts

Chicago-based artist Justin Gershenson-Gates, aka A Mechanical Mind, creates tiny steampunk insects by carefully soldering together gears, springs, and other watch parts. The mechanical bugs, many of which Gershenson-Gates can balance on just his pinky finger, are miniature, multi-legged creatures …

Insects

Wendy Davis: The State Senator Who Almost Killed the Texas Abortion Bill

Brandy Zadrozny on the state senator’s filibuster and her past clashes.<p>Davis had taken to the floor to filibuster S.B. 5, the new …

Best Buy Announces Nine-Day iPhone Trade-In Deal

Best Buy’s one-day-only iPhone trade-in event earlier this month was so successful that the retailer is doing it again — this time for nine …

iPhone 5

Paula Deen Uses the N-Word: 8 Shocking Details From Her Deposition

The most scandalous details from the butter-peddler’s recent court deposition.<p>If there’s something that Paula Deen loves more than butter, it’s black …

One-Way Mirror Bird Feeder

Enjoy birds right up close - Duncraft's Window Feeder lets you see every detail!<p>One-way mirror film prevents birds from seeing you! They'll dine …

Five Ways to Cook With Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are gaining a reputation as a superfood, joining the ranks of açaí, pomegranate, goji berry and the most recent favorite, quinoa (the …

Fan TV

Aiming to simplify our TV watching experience, Fan TV ($TBA) integrates everything — live TV, DVR, on-demand, streaming — into one smart device. It …

Ghostly Ship Graveyards from Around the World

Where do boats go when they die? Sometimes they end up in vast ship graveyards, sometimes craggy, foggy places where ships have met their doom, and …

Staten Island

A High-Design Chair That Pops Up Like A Camping Tent

The point of the great outdoors is to leave behind the unwieldy trappings of domestic life–cushy sofas and immobile loungers–for some serious bonding with nature’s bounty. If you’re carting your stuff on your back, naturally you’d want gear that’s lightweight and easy to assemble. The London-based …

The List: May's Objects of Desire

12 So-Chic Dressers That Can Pick Up Your (Teensy) Closet's Storage Slack

In a perfect world, we’d all have amazingly spacious, highly organized, color-coordinated closets worthy of a million repins. Unfortunately,</b> …

Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

This S.F.-Based Rich Kid Of Instagram Will Make You Ill

<b>Update:</b> So, as you may have suspected, this dude is a <i>total</i> fraud. That’s right, <b>Lavish is a liar, guys — but, are you surprised</b>? After ten minutes of …