Robert Wilde Oates

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Functioning Pickup Truck Built with 11,000 Pounds of Ice

Devised by the marketing department of Canadian Tire, the entire body of this Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD is made of more than 11,000 lbs of ice. The Icetruck was built by the automotive parts manufacturer to test the limits of their motomaster eliminator battery by freezing it to -40 degrees …

Cannabis Cuisine Takes Colorado with Gourmet Munchies, THC Soda, Food–Pot Pairings

With marijuana now legal in Colorado, the cannabis-cuisine industry is creating gourmet munchies, THC-spiked sodas, and food-pot pairings<p>With marijuana now legal in Colorado, the food industry is creating gourmet munchies, THC-spiked sodas, and food–pot pairings. Welcome to the new cannabis cuisine!

Pot Shops Cope With Supply Concerns Amid Booming Sales

A few years ago, after Andy Williams quit his job as an industrial engineer to become a marijuana entrepreneur, his nights were haunted by a …

Colorado Toddler Tests Positive for THC After Eating Pot Cookie Found on Ground

A 2-year-old girl in Longmont, Colo. was taken to the hospital and tested positive for THC after her mother says she ate a pot cookie that she found …

Pathetic Pot Prohibitionists

On Monday, less than a week after Colorado’s state-licensed marijuana shops began serving recreational consumers, the anti-pot group Project SAM thanked three public figures who “have galvanized our movement.” One of them was Tina Brown, former editor of <i>Vanity Fair</i>, <i>The New Yorker</i>, and <i>The Daily …

Pot Profits Mostly Smoke: Some Smoldering Facts

For some aggressive investors, buying companies that have anything to do with marijuana distribution is more than a slow burn of an idea: It’s one of the hottest investment themes of the moment.<p>But pot stocks are more likely to flame out than catch fire for a number of reasons. They are …

Shadows Come Alive in Stunning Black and White Scenes by Guy Cohen

Using strong, dramatic contrasts between light and shadow, 24-year-old photographer Guy Cohen redefines expectations in his ongoing collection of black and white images. In each composition, the Jerusalem-based student photographer plays with perception and rearranges ways of seeing the …

Link About It: This Week's Picks

Shanzhai refers to the massive counterfeit market in China, encompassing everything from imitation smartphones and sneakers to bootleg shampoo and Coca-Cola. With the sustained rise in consumer culture in China, along with the confluence of globalization and the internet, Shanzhai has recently …

Kyle Thompson Photography

Experimental and Narrative Photography.<p>Kyle Thompson is a young photographer who was born in Chicago in 1992. At the age of 19 he started taking …

EyeLock Myris is a USB eye scanner offering security that's unique to you

When it comes to unique passcodes, it doesn't get much more secure that an eye scan. Thanks to EyeLock's Myris, you'll be able to create super complex passwords that you won't have to remember -- using a USB-powered add-on to authenticate your identity instead. Myris is about the size of a makeup …

Meta wants to augment your world with the 'Iron Man' interface

When someone tells you they have a pair of augmented reality glasses with an interface designed by the same Hollywood staple who created the Iron Man suit's UI, you listen. Then, you ask if you can put them on.<p>The glasses come from Meta, a small company with huge dreams that's already comparing …