• Space Barley: Have A Beer…From Space…Not Really

    Space Barley: Have A Beer…From Space…Not Really

    There are a couple brands of beer that I regularly drink.  And they’re awesome.  However, none of them are from space.  Neither is the Space Barley.  But you gotta admit – they have a good angle going.  And maker Sapporo Breweries is going to milk it to death. While it’s not technically “beer from space,” the limited-edition flavor does have a few things going for it.  The barley that was used to make the beer were apparently descended from seeds [...]

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  • Magic Clock Imitates Weasley’s Whereabouts Using Twitter Feeds

    Magic Clock Imitates Weasley’s Whereabouts Using Twitter Feeds

    Harry Potter fans probably remember the strange-looking Whereabouts clock from the Chamber of Secrets movie that showed the status of each of the Weasley family members.  Some guy called “Slip” thought it was a good idea and used pretty awesome workshop skills to design his own. He christened the creation as the Magic Clock and it actually works.  It’s not endowed with esoteric powers, though.  Instead, this real-life version of the Whereabouts manages its location-pointing capability by checking each person’s [...]

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  • Uno Goes From Unicycle To Bike As Soon As You Hit High Speeds

    Uno Goes From Unicycle To Bike As Soon As You Hit High Speeds

    The Uno, a parallel-wheeled, self-balancing unicycle, was one of the hottest inventions of last year.  It’s so good, in fact, that its inventor – MIT sophomore Ben Gulak – already managed to round up $1 million in investments. Now continuing development under the banner of the newly-founded BPG Motors, the Uno is undergoing a major change.  Apart from working as a two-wheeled unicycle, it can now automatically reorient itself as a bike with both front and rear wheels. Why the [...]

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  • Hyperdog 4-Ball Launcher Lets You Weaponize Tennis Balls Into Streaking Projectiles

    Hyperdog 4-Ball Launcher Lets You Weaponize Tennis Balls Into Streaking Projectiles

    Tired of firing stones off your tiny slingshot?  Upgrade to the next level with the Hyperdog 4-Ball Launcher, which lets you send tennis balls coursing through the air at high speeds. Sure, a tennis ball seems like lame ammunition.  However, this allows the manufacturer to peddle it to different markets.  While you can use it to attack oncoming aliens, it lends itself equally well to practicing your tennis swing as well as playing with your dog in the park.  Great [...]

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  • Falling Photographer Kerry Skarbakka Captures Himself In The Middle Of Daredevil Plummets

    Falling Photographer Kerry Skarbakka Captures Himself In The Middle Of Daredevil Plummets

    Kerry Skarbakka is a photographer by profession, yet his predilection for danger makes his job description at least part-daredevil.  Known as the Falling Photographer, he takes action photos of himself right in the middle of a plummet. Jumping off a balcony onto the ground?  He’s got one. Leaping out of a dilapidated building in Sarajevo?  Hey, look.  Slipping off a ladder and falling?  Quite a sight to behold.  Capturing himself frozen in a moment of peril, all the images are [...]

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  • Screw The Bank, Put Your Money On The Somali Pirate Stock Exchange Instead

    Screw The Bank, Put Your Money On The Somali Pirate Stock Exchange Instead

    It sounds like a cruel joke, but the Pirate Stock Exchange is as real as it is strange.  Non-seafaring locals in the major pirate lair of Haradheere in Somalia can now invest their money in hijacking activities, getting a small portion of the loot as remuneration for their financial risk. That’s right.  Somali pirates have successfully turned the felonious acts of terrorizing shipping lanes crossing the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden into a community activity.  With additional resources [...]

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  • How To Cook 2 Lbs Of Fries Using One Spoonful Of Oil – The T-fal ActiFry

    How To Cook 2 Lbs Of Fries Using One Spoonful Of Oil – The T-fal ActiFry

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