Dave Eggers Interviews Chris Elliott

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DLO Portable iPhone Speakers

  A great snap-together design makes the DLO Portable iPhone Speakers ($50) perfect for travel. The TDMA interference-free system features a removable, rotating stand that holds the iPhone upright or horizontally, and offers a wide sound stage thanks to two independent speakers. All of it snaps together to create a handy travel egg. Plus, theContinue reading “DLO Portable iPhone Speakers”

Alpha Coffee Table

We saw this yesterday and thought it was cool.  This one-of-a-kind conversation table ($899) was inspired by a Paris flea market find, then designed exclusively for us by a London graphic designer with a penchant for, and a large personal collection of, antique printers’ blocks. Iconic top is carved from one single piece of woodContinue reading “Alpha Coffee Table”

Rumor: Apple Prepping 32GB iPhone Update, Bringing Back At-Home Activation

We’re not particularly inclined to believe them, but the whispers that Apple is about to bump the top-end iPhone capacity to 32GB are getting harder to ignore – especially since 8GB inventory is drying up, leading to speculation that’s it’s going to be dropped as soon as next week. We think the timing’s a littleContinue reading “Rumor: Apple Prepping 32GB iPhone Update, Bringing Back At-Home Activation”

The Barack Obama CD – Yes We Can: Voices of a Grassroots Movement

Inspired by the grassroots movement created by Barack Obama’s historic presidential run and his call for the change Americans need, artists supporting Barack Obama teamed up to create a new CD that taps into the campaign’s universal themes of hope, unity and change. The disc, titled Yes We Can: Voices of a Grassroots Movement, includesContinue reading “The Barack Obama CD – Yes We Can: Voices of a Grassroots Movement”

The $1.8 Million Corpus Clock

Most clocks just tell time, simply and reliably. Not the $1.8 million “time eater” formally unveiled Friday at Corpus Christi College in Cambridge. The masterpiece, introduced by famed cosmologist Stephen Hawking, challenges all preconceptions about telling time. It has no hands or digital numbers and it is specially designed to run in erratic fashion, slowingContinue reading “The $1.8 Million Corpus Clock”

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