How VFX Wizards Got The Brady Bunch Back on Screen to Sell Candy Bars

One of the more memorable moments from last night's Super Bowl—at least before the end of the fourth quarter—was the latest Snickers ad that co-opted The Brady Bunch into selling candy bars. But if you thought the ad just used some clever editing and dubbing, over on FXGuide they have a thorough break-down of the… » 2/02/15 4:50pm 2/02/15 4:50pm

Halloween Still Smells Like a Plastic Pumpkin Pail

I was never a pillowcase kid. Fill the sheets that I put my head on with the goods, risking an errant Mr. Goodbar besmirching my sleeping quarters? No thanks. Besides, a pillowcase would need to go in the wash eventually. My plastic pumpkin was a dedicated trick-or-treating device. And somehow, it managed to stay… » 10/31/14 12:56pm 10/31/14 12:56pm

Portable Deep Fryer Lets You Get Fat Wherever You Go

We're still looking for a way to fit a full-size deep fryer in our kitchen, but till that day comes, this will have to do. It's a tiny deep fryer you can fit into any apartment. It holds up to 5-cups of artery-strengthening oil and despite its tiny size can reach temps of up to 375 degrees (F). Just shove in those… » 10/17/06 12:40pm 10/17/06 12:40pm