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At the altar of the Big Green Egg: How a product becomes a cult

The sociologist Robert Bellah once wrote that the real purpose of Memorial Day, a US holiday that’s celebrated this Monday and commemorates those who have died in battle, is to re-indoctrinate the American public into the “national cult.”<p>His point is that federal holidays serve to reinforce …

BBQ

Photoshop Chimeras: Fantasy Creatures Created by Splicing Photos

Want to have some fun as you’re learning how to use Photoshop for image editing? Try creating a “Photoshop Chimera.” In Greek mythology, the Chimera …

Five Low Profile Camera Bags Worth Carrying

Camera bags–as photographers we have to live with them to haul our gear from shoot to shoot, or even for a simple day’s outing with a camera (or two, …

Kwikset Kevo review: This brainy smart lock just isn't brawny enough - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Kwikset Kevo</b> packs a lot of subtle smarts into a little device. The indoor/outdoor sensor worked flawlessly, never once letting us in when it shouldn't have.<p><b>The Bad</b> The SmartKey deadbolt at the heart of the Kevo is too easy to break for a lock that costs $219. Also, phones that aren't …

Home Automation

The Unusual Personal Transportation Designs of Shane Chen

Shane Chen is a Washington-based inventor obsessed with moving the human body. His company, Inventist, has been developing strange-looking personal …

Industrial Design

Charge your phone with a drink

Resembling a steampunk-style drink coaster, the Epiphany onE Puck houses a tiny Stirling engine activated by the heating or cooling of air that, …

Start looking forward to meetings

Finally available for purchase after its prototype debut a couple years back, Table & Tennis is a conference-style table that transforms into a …

Beer can now rest on the couch

This pillow has two pockets embedded into one side, making it perfect for stashing a bottle of beer and a remote. Or, you could fill <i>both</i> pockets with …

A set of two pillows that pay homage to NES games that never existed

Score a set of plush pillows that resemble old-timey NES cartridges for games that no one's ever played, like <i>Unicorn's Revenge</i> and <i>Lava Jump</i>, aka a …

Nap hard in this chair

It previously took going to space to achieve weightlessness, but now it's possible in <i>your</i> space thanks to this adjustable chair built for power …

T-Mobile iPhone launch wrap up: LTE speed and HD audio tests, the new $579 AWS A1428 iPhone 5 and the plan gamechanger

We were on hand in New York City today to watch the unveiling of the iPhone on T-Mobile and its new LTE/plans that purport to save T-Mobile customers a lot of money over its U.S. competitors.<p>T-Mobile tipped us to its grand plan to become the ‘Uncarrier’ at CES in January 2013. The idea is to …