Points for creativity go to the creators of what's being adorably called "The Miracle Machine." The press says it turns water into wine, which is sort of true. You have to add, like, "wine ingredients" or whatever, so "miracle" might be sort of a strong word. And it takes a few days, so Jesus might have it beat there too. Oh, and it costs $500. All that aside, yes, it's a miracle machine. It syncs with a Bluetooth device in order to monitor its own fermentation, and is made up of “a thermo-plastic fermentation chamber, a thermoelectric heater, a temperature monitor and a motor to mix the ingredients," so it does sound like a pretty cool invention. Don't go to a wedding without one ... Discuss
TheOscar Mayer Institute for the Advancement of Bacon has released a new product that could revolutionize your iPhone. The Wake Up and Smell the Bacon app and attachment turns your phone’s alarm clock into the ultimate bacon simulator by waking you up with the sizzling sounds of bacon and dispensing the aroma of the delicious meat on the stove. Though the app is available free online, only a limited number of scent devices will be made available to the winners of a contest on the Wake Up and Smell the Bacon website. Best of luck bacon lovers ... Discuss
Christopher Lloyd wants you to know that he was tricked into being in that hoverboard hoax video from Funny or Die. And he’s very, very sorry. Or is he? The comedy site has posted this emotional apology from the Back to the Future star, “explaining” how he was hoodwinked into appearing in the fake HUVr promo video—unfortunately, the confession looks faker than the original ad. The end game of the viral promo is still unclear (though it could have something to do with a Back to the Future franchise reboot), but now Funny or Die is giving away the autographed fake hoverboard via a Facebook promotion. Where do the lies stop Doc? Where do the lies stop ... Discuss
Interactive media designer Josh Worth has recreated the entire Solar System through a “tediously accurate scale model” by imagining “if the moon were only 1 pixel.” By scrolling horizontally across his interactive site, you can see just how vast our own Solar System is and how far away even our closest neighbors are. You can also see just how tediously accurate the work of Josh Worth actually is ... Discuss
Remember that epic Super Bowl commercial from Georgia personal injury lawyer Jamie Casino? You know, the one involving a true crime murder mystery, a flaming sledgehammer and vengeance sub-plot? Well the man behind the two-minute instant-classic will soon have his very own reality show. According to Deadline, “In a very competitive situation, with more than 40 companies pursuing the viral star attorney for unscripted and scripted projects, Warner Horizon Television has signed Casino for Casino’s Law, a primetime unscripted series to star the lawyer.” Is primetime ready for the cold, hard reality of Casino-style justice? Probably not, but it’s getting it anyway ... Discuss
RSO is a record label nobody has ever heard of—probably because they were a little lacking when it came to sniffing out success. Case in point, this letter @uberfacts has been circulating. It's a 1979 letter RSO sent to one Paul Hewson, whom they called "Mr. Hewson," whom the world would come to call "Bono," telling him that his music was "not suitable for them" at the present.
Just a reminder that one person's "no" doesn't necessarily have to be the final word ... Discuss