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Mock ONE Compact Folding Hammock Hits Kickstarter

The Republic of Durable Goods has created a new compact folding hammock named the Mock ONE which it has successfully launched via Kickstarter thanks …

Metallica's 'Kill 'Em All': 7 Insane Stories From Making of Thrash Classic

From haunted mansions to "sour notes"

Trogdor!! The Board Game Brings the Beefy Dragon to Tabletop

We’re big fans of all things Homestar Runner around here. There’s just something so deliciously, indescribably offbeat about the world The Brothers …

WATCH: You Meet at the Inn – Learn to Play D&D with Starter Kit

<i>You gotta start somewhere, so why not start now? Starter Kit delivers you to the world of roleplaying games in a fun and easy-to-digest manner! Join</i> …

10 Geeky Toys You Didn’t Know You Needed

Toys aren’t just for kids – there are plenty of awesome ones out there that can entertain you no matter your age. From miniature cinder blocks to …

This site guesses exactly who you are based on just 15 questions

Inti de Ceukelaire, the ethical hacker from ‘Oilsjt’ in Belgium, is back again. De Ceukelaire has built a tool that can pretty reliably tell who you are after answering 15 questions on his new site ‘Oilsjt Analytica,’ a cheeky reference to Cambridge Analytica’s recent Facebook scandal.<p>I would say …

LSD Study Reveals Unprecedented "Harmonic" Reorganization of Brain

The drug appears to hit a "reset" button in the brain.<p>Ongoing neuroscience research on psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin is increasingly …

Hasbro Is Getting Into Crowdfunding With an Insane Star Wars Toy

Toys and CollectiblesAction figures, statues, exclusives, and other merchandise. Beware: if you look here, you’re probably going to spend some money …

11 Insanely Popular Gadgets For 2018

The great thing about technology is it’s always introducing cool, affordable problem-solving products that make life easier. A few people try them, …

The 20 Coolest Gadgets of 2017

Another hellish year on this mortal plane is about to come to a conclusion. Soon, hopefully, the abject mediocrity will fade and we’ll forget …

Warframe beginner’s guide: How to survive your first 10 hours

Don’t be overwhelmed!<p><i>Warframe</i> is an intimidating game. Sure, it’s a wildly popular and ridiculously fun free-to-play third-person shooter on Windows PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4, but its accessibility and popularity doesn’t mean it’s easy to get into.<p>New players can feel overwhelmed after four …

Our dumb April Fool's vape pack is real and we couldn’t be happier

Way back on 1 April 2017, we posted a review of an entirely fictitious product, the TokeTank Trail hydration pack with a built-in vaping system. To …

Pholio Photo Storage Uses Facial Recognition To Automatically Index Shots

If like me you have thousands of photos saved in different places around your home on hard drives, clouds, mobile devices or computers you may be …

Own This Awesome Light-up Helmet Replica Based on Jamiroquai "Automaton" Video - Technabob

For the longest time, the coolest headgear out of the world of music had to be Daft Punk’s iconic helmets, and Deadmau5’s light up mouse head. But …

These Badass Lightsabers Are Ready For Real Combat. Also, They’re On Sale.

Kyberlight sabers light up in 20 colors and have full 'flash and clash' sound.<p>Flimsy toy lightsabers are fine for teaching young kids the ways of The …

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Aura Glass is Perfect for the Clumsy Side of Us

Accidents happen. At least once in our lives, we knock glasses over. If it’s water that gets spilled, you just wipe it off and you go back to normal. …

The Zero Breeze portable air conditioner is this week's sign of the millennial apocalypse

Hey young, tan, blonde youths! As planet earth speeds towards its inevitable heat death, you need a way to stay cool. From long brunches in the afternoon sun to totally metaphorical beach days (because eww sand), life is bound to get uncomfortable once every five years, and who has time for that? …

Disney Illustrator Imagines A Life With A Pet Octopus, And It’s Just Too Adorable (10+ Pics)

By day, Brian Kesinger is a story artist at Walt Disney Animation Studios and by night he's an author and illustrator of <i>Walking Your Octopus</i>. …

The Hydrology9 Water Filtration Vaporizer Brings Bongs Into The Age Of Vapes

If you were just sitting in your loft, taking a drag on your vape, eating some artisan pizza with locally sourced vegan pepperoni and wondering out-loud why there wasn’t a bong-styled vape — then I have some good news for you. The Hydrology9 Vaporizer from Cloudious9 is exactly what you were hoping …

Dark Comics About Kevin The Horrible Optimist

Most optimists can be a little pessimistic at times, and no matter how much they want to believe their glass will always be half full they know …

The Best Grilled Cheese in All 50 States

A warm, gooey grilled cheese is the ultimate comfort food. Heating bread and cheese may sound simple, but making the perfect grilled cheese can be an …

Dark, Dark, Dark, Dark, Dark, Dark, Dark, Dark

It’s the summer of 1994, I am standing at the edge of a cliff in Kamloops, British Columbia, and I am checking out.<p>In February, as a 21-year-old …

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Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

The Best 'Skyrim' Mods for Console Players

When plain-old 'Skyrim' just isn't enough<p><i>Skyrim: Special Edition</i> brings a prettier <i>Skyrim</i> to Xbox One and PlayStation 4, but many people are hyped …

Alice in Wonderland Edition Features Illustrations by Salvador Dalí

It's almost impossible to think about Lewis Carroll's 1865 classic <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> without calling to mind the iconic illustrations that …

The Original Star Wars Soundtrack Will Be Available Again on This Gorgeous Vinyl Set

Got room in your vinyl crate for yet another re-issue of John Williams’ <i>Star Wars: A New Hope</i> soundtrack? Of course you do. Because this time around …

TK-436: A Stormtrooper Story

A volunteer Stormtrooper (which is weird in itself) has a hard time putting his past life behind him, but he soldiers on for the cause. The heat of …