Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Robo-Ants are Future Factory Workers Palm-sized robotic ants may one day take over industrial factories, but instead of being pests, these android insects will help out on the assembly line. German robotics company Festo came up with the idea...
Grey Area + FriendsWithYou Pool Party
As the art world heads south for their annual beachside getaway, galleries, museums and brands prepare themselves for the influx that is Art Basel Miami Beach. Among them this year will be Kyle DeWoody’s Grey Area. After the success of last year...
Magnets The Game
We've all been mesmerized by magnets since childhood. Now, a new game utilizes a handful of tiny ones and a ring-like "playing field." Users toss a magnet into the space, and when they begin to stack up, the user collects. The game doesn't end till...
Table Tennis Anytime, Anywhere with Corknet
It's an exciting week for tennis fans as the 2014 US Open kicked off on Monday, but there's equally good news for table tennis fans as well—thanks to RCA alum and product designer Julian Bond. Not only can ping pong tables be expensive, they take...
Speakeasy Dollhouse: The Bloody Beginning
On 14 March 1935 in the Bronx, New York, a man named Frank Spano was shot to death in front of his 12-year-old son Dominick. John Guerrieri, the man who held the gun, was their neighbor and father to Dominick's friend—and would later get off scot...
From Bang & Olufsen comes the BeoPlay V1-40, a cutting-edge television that is as user-friendly as it is stunning. Conceived by Danish furniture designer Anders Hermansen, and crafted from a single piece of steel, the TV's modern design can be adapted...
Arcane Arcade Game Table
Ms. Pacman ate your flat screen, your favorite coffee table and your iPad—and regurgitated them into this retro-turned-modern Arcane Arcade Table from surface tension. Built in the classic style of our favorite childhood consoles, this living room...
Just in time for Bastille Day, Fête Paradiso—the world's first festival of vintage carousels and carnival rides—has landed in New York City for its US debut, offering visitors to Governors Island a time-traveling glimpse at the history of Parisian...
Drink This Wine Gift Tags
Knock Knock's entertaining tags transform any normal bottle of wine into a witty gift that's certain to kick off a night of unforgettable fun. Personalize your reason for drinking with one of four animated sentiments.
GIFs are fun, shareable, and now they're the ultimate party trick. Our friends at software company HYPERHYPER originally created PHHHOTO—a social photo booth that creates looped-motion images—to record a blowout event they were throwing...
Cool Hunting Video Presents: Pins and Needles
In a large warehouse in Los Angeles, behind a massive rolling metal door, there is a room full of awesome pinball machines. A labor of love, Pins and Needles is a public arcade filled with privately owned pinball machines made available for everyone...
CH Gift Guide: The Ultimate Homebody
Whether hunkering down to escape the doldrums of winter or just keen on staying in and lying low, most homebodies have the ability to turn their hibernation into an art. Outfit their indoor lifestyle with the best accessories, activities and environmental...
Mexican Train Dominoes
Fuel some friendly rivalry with this popular game of strategy, skill, and steam engines.
Bootleg Objects: RE-BO
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