Sodavalves Let You Seal Off Your Soda Like a Submarine Hatch

It's a dilemma faced by sugar-water drinkers the world over. If you screw a lid back onto a soda bottle too tight it can be almost impossible to open. Too loose, and you risk losing all the carbonation. But these clever Sodavalves solve both scenariosby providing extra leverage for opening and sealing a plastic bottle. » 9/04/14 9:19am 9/04/14 9:19am

How The Neverending Story Taught Us to Love 80s Synth-Pop

Exactly 30 years ago today, the world saw The NeverEnding Story for the first time. It was a time before CGI, when you had to make fantasy movies with puppets. But nothing feels old fashioned about the synth-laden, sunset-colored theme song by Giorgio Moroder. The flying dragon-dog was pretty cool, too. » 7/20/14 6:10pm 7/20/14 6:10pm

All Soda Cans Should Be This Easy To Share

Sharing a drink with someone when they can take a sip from the other side of your glass is reasonably acceptable. But that's just not possible with a canned beverage. You either agree to share their germs, or refuse to share at all. It's an age-old conundrum that Coca-Cola has finally solved with a two-in-one can that… » 5/31/13 10:31am 5/31/13 10:31am

Powdered Beer and Soda Makes Roughing It Not So Rough

Contraptions like the SodaStream let you mix up your own carbonated beverages at home, but the devices are far from portable. And carrying a six-pack or bottle of soda when camping is extra weight you don't need. Thankfully an enterprising gent named Pat has created a powdered beer and soda alternative that can be… » 8/09/12 1:40pm 8/09/12 1:40pm

Sony/Universal's 'PoP' Machine Sells Blu-rays and PS3 Games, Not…

You know what sounds really good right now? An artificially flavored fruit soda. But since we don't have one, we'll settle for the Sony and Universal joint venture called PoP. It's an "entertainment vending machine" that uses a touchscreen interface to sell and dispense Blu-rays, PS3 Games, DVDs, CDs, and movie/music… » 11/03/08 9:45am 11/03/08 9:45am

Mugen Pop Pop Infinite Bubble Wrap Toy Hits the US

The previously Japan only Mugen Puchi Puchi » 10/30/08 10:30pm 10/30/08 10:30pm bubble wrap toy is now available in the US for $5.99. It's available in four colors: cold sore pink, pea soup green, dying of exposure blue and cadaver grey. It's fun, yes, but the sound effect unfortunately doesn't sound all that much like the *POP* of a real bubble wrap…

Cellphone Popcorn Video Is Viral Marketing For Bluetooth Headset

You've probably seen the video above where people put cellphones around popcorn kernels and pop them by making a call. Turns out that it's a slightly disingenuous video by Cardo, a Blutooth headset manufacturer, in order to scare people into thinking that cellphones have that much radiation and they really need a… » 6/12/08 5:00pm 6/12/08 5:00pm