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STIGA’s Showcourt Is The Fanciest Ping-Pong Table

Most of us don't think, seriously, about ping-pong. First of all, if we did, we'd call it table tennis, but we're going to call it ping-pong because internet outrage over trivial differences is hilarious. Secondly, if we did, w...
 
Bikes
 
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Visio_Bike

Visiobike Is A Modern Bike That Uses Your iPhone

Pretty much anything can attach to your iPhone these days. Still, it takes something unique to create a bike that's a rolling iPhone dock, among other purposes. But that's the design of the Visiobike, an attempt to reimagine ho...

 
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Batman Gets His Own, Lighter-Powered Branding Iron

Have you ever found yourself thinking "Man, this wood, paper, or similar object that can accept a char could really use the Batman symbol on it, but I have no convenient way of doing that?" No? Yeah, us either. It's probably th...
 
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The Bosch GLM 15 Laser Measure Gets Exact Measurements

If you're a fussy person, like yours truly, you want not just good measurements, but exact ones. I admit to having driven my wife crazy on more than one occasion by following the rule of "Measure Twice, Cut Once" a little too r...

 
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The SlimClip Solves Your iPhone Clipping Dilemmas

The iPhone has rapidly become central to our lives. We wear it to listen to music while working out, while at the store, to take calls on the train, and so on. But that doesn't mean, despite slimmer cases and smarter design, th...
 
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Here’s What Sin City Looks Like Without CGI

Sin City, is, of course, a film series defined entirely by CGI. But just how much CGI? The video above tells you pretty much all you need to know. City Of Sin However you feel about the movies artistically, and it's pretty clea...

 
Gaming
 
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Xbox One’s Quantum Break’s Time-Freezing Looks Amazing

Quantum Break has been a question mark for much of the time we've known about it. It's a video game from the team that gave us Max Payne... but there's also a TV series... and the two are somehow connected? It's all weird. What...
 
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The Star Wars Home Theater To Rule Them All

How much do you love Star Wars? We don't ask this as an idle question. Do you really love Star Wars? Do you love it enough to, oh, we don't know, completely remodel a room in your house to resemble a spaceship from the franchis...

 
Autos
 
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Avtoros Shaman, Because ATVs Need Eight Wheels

Getting across rough terrain isn't nearly as easy as you might think, especially if you want to do it quickly. Fortunately, some people believe there's no kill like overkill when it comes to crushing the outdoors beneath your w...
 
Bikes
 
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Behold The Luckiest Motorcyclist Ever

Note: Sorry, YouTube removed the video :(. Motorcycle accidents are no joke. One mistimed turn, one inattentive driver, and you'll hit something very heavy, very quickly, with no protection. But, occasionally, somebody lucks ou...

 
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The HTC One M8 Comes In Windows Flavor

Here's something you never thought you'd see: An Android phone on the high-end making the jump to Windows. But it's real, it's happening, and there aren't any compromises, and it's a big deal for Microsoft. A High End Windows P...
 
Gaming
 
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Assassin’s Creed: Unity Makes With The Assassinations

We're finally getting a sense of Assassin's Creed: Unity as it inches towards its October debut, and it promises to update the game in some ways that are far, far overdue. For one thing, you can actually commit assassinations i...