Assembling This Table Is Just Like Uncorking a Bottle Of Wine

Skip the Ikea-imposed allen wrenches and other tools with this build-it-yourself side table that assembles using the skills you learned while uncorking countless bottles of wine. Instead of a more traditional threaded bolt, the table's three legs feature the same screw you'd find on a bottle opener, making it easy to… » 3/06/13 11:20am 3/06/13 11:20am

An Umbrella Made of Cork to Plug Up the Rain

Totally sustainable, naturally impermeable, and protector of drinkables, cork is an incredible thing. But more than being functional, it's all the rage with the kids these days! And we can see why. This newly unveiled cork umbrella from Pelcor is lovely to look at but with the added, smug bonus of knowing your… » 3/01/13 7:20pm 3/01/13 7:20pm

LEDs Hidden in Corks Light Up Booze Bottles to Eerie Effect

Lighting designers' minds must be turning toward boozing it up lately (joining those of your humble narrators), because this is the second time in as many days we've noticed special lighting devices that somehow illuminate containers full of alcoholic beverages. This clever idea involves a battery-operated LED,… » 8/28/07 6:30pm 8/28/07 6:30pm