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The Untold History Behind Everyone's Favorite Condiment Bottle

The Heinz ketchup bottle has become a mainstay of family dinners and greasy diners alike, and it's for this precise reason that its iconic shape so often goes overlooked. The ketchup bottle's familiar glass frame comes with a rich, fascinating history that, fortunately for us, Co.Design has been kind enough to dig up. » 8/26/13 10:54am 8/26/13 10:54am

BlackBerry Party in London Turns Sour as a Guy Is Stabbed In the Neck

It's been a rough old week for RIM, which has had to fight back against reports that it's hanging up its coat in the consumer-room and will only service the corporate types. Now, this: a 30-something man who was "glassed" at a party to celebrate the BBM service last night in London, where Jessie J performed only… » 4/04/12 7:11am 4/04/12 7:11am

Dealzmodo: Epicurean Wine Preservation System Ensures Your Booze…

Woot Wine has a great deal on the Epicurean Wine Preservation System, selling it for only $55, which is more than half off the list price of $120. It'll reseal all kinds of bottles, even keeping your champagne (or sparkling white white for the uncultured masses) bubbly. Its roto-ciprocal (what a great term) vacuum and… » 11/08/08 5:45pm 11/08/08 5:45pm

Dumbell Shaped Sports Bottle Gives You a Thirst Quenching Workout

I don't know how much of a workout you are going to get with some rinky-dink 1-pound weights, but I like the idea behind this Dumbell Sports Bottle design. Not only would a bottle weight serve as a constant reminder about proper hydration, it would also encourage recycling. Plus, if you were to drink from the bottle,… » 7/28/08 7:00pm 7/28/08 7:00pm

Kor One Water Bottle Is One-Handable, Reusable and Very Nice Looking

If there was ever a reusable water bottle that we'd pay $29 for, this would be it. The Kor One is made out of BPA free plastic, and can be opened with one hand while cycling or running or eating or wiping. Their website is exactly what you'd expect from a company that's selling a $29 water bottle and is filled with… » 6/18/08 4:30pm 6/18/08 4:30pm

Steampunk Masturbation Device Invented by Internet Anal-Retentive Nerd…

If you thought Merlin Mann was only good at making up ways to file all your emails into one of 43 correct folders, think again. He's also good at comedy. And masturbating. And steampunk. What do you get when you combine the three? This pretty damn great video. If you're lost, watch it after the jump as Merlin explains… » 4/08/08 8:30pm 4/08/08 8:30pm

The Supper Surround Stereo: When a Mug isn't a Mug

This concept stereo designed by Taguchi Craft, is made to blend in with your kitchen. There's currently no word on pricing, but they're scheduled to pop up around winter 2008. Might be better in a shelf in the kitchen than on the table. I'd keep trying to drink from the midbase driver or something. [Design Spotter via » 10/15/07 5:20pm 10/15/07 5:20pm