Remember that Pipe Mug from Cabin in the Woods? It's Real Now.

There's an excellent moment in Joss Whedon's horror-comedy Cabin in the Woods, where the stereotypical stoner, Marty, pulls up in his rundown auto drinking coffee from a mug. Except, it's not a mug at all but rather a giant retractable water bong. As is true with most awesome props, the smoke mug has become reality. » 11/16/14 2:00pm 11/16/14 2:00pm

CIA-Style Hide and Seek: Exploding Notebooks, Suicide Needles, Rectal…

The freakiest thing about reading CIA gadget lore is that it's all real. The nerds working for the agency's Office of Technical Services were always devising and building gadgets to get people out of—or into—difficult situations. Here's a rundown of crazy stuff from the Spytech book, not necessarily stuff you'd carry… » 5/23/08 7:30pm 5/23/08 7:30pm