The music for Black Panther is something else. A synthesis of big-budget film orchestration and African-inspired instrumentation, it’s as compelling a creation as the film itself. In this featurette, its composer shows the process that gave it birth.
Aside from turn signals, a car’s horn is really the only tool a driver has to communicate with other vehicles. (Besides gesticulating wildly out of the driver’s side window, of course.) It’s so loud and abrasive, however, that it always sounds like you’re screaming at other motorists, leading to middle fingers and…
There are several ways to prevent those inevitable wine bottle drips from staining your tablecloth. You can wrap the bottle in a napkin while you pour, just skip the wine glass altogether and drink straight from the bottle, or use your physics degrees to re-engineer the bottle’s spout so it never drips again.
While Touch ID may feel like the most secure way to prevent others from accessing your phone, it cost Bethany Howell $250. While the Arkansas mother napped on the couch in the week before the holidays, her 6-year-old daughter Ashlynd borrowed her thumbprint to unlock her phone and opened the Amazon app.
Make no bones about it, life is a struggle. From navigating the daily rat race, to raising a family, to trying to watch TV while enjoying a frosty brew from a giant mug. Every time you take a sip, the other side of the mug usually blocks your view, but not with the brilliantly engineered TV Beer Mug.
Do you find yourself going to war every time you climb into bed at night? Fighting with your significant other over the sheets and duvet, trying to ensure you stay covered all night? The Cover Clamp permanently tips the odds of victory in your favor, ensuring you’ll never again wake up uncovered and cold.
There’s no better indication that a party might suck than it having a formal dress code. How are you supposed to relax with a stiff collar and silk noose tied around your neck? It’s not completely impossible, though, thanks to a bunch of geniuses who invented a necktie that doubles as a beer koozie.
Few scientists are as iconic, important or recognizable as Albert Einstein. So it makes perfect sense that he’ll be the focus of Genius, the first scripted series on the National Geographic Channel. Now, the team behind it, including producer Ron Howard, have found the perfect actor to play the role: Oscar-winner…
You can never have enough free hands at the airport for juggling your boarding pass, your passport, your coffee, your snacks, and your carry-on bag. The solution to that problem came to amateur inventor Robert Lian while he was waiting for a flight one day. What about a plastic tail that let travelers tow their luggage
Do you remember the first time you drank Gatorade? I do. I was 14, and I had just finished the final set of “suicides” that my asshole tennis coach made our team do in 95-degree heat. It was amazing.
The immense popularity of Starbucks means that every other person you see on the street is holding one of its highly recognizable green and white paper cups. So what better way could there be to hide a can of beer in plain sight than with this special plastic lid that lets you camouflage it inside a coffee cup?
While most people in this world struggle to juggle and other people in this world don’t like the brain pruning effect of a Rubik’s Cube, Rubocubo is totally different: he can juggle three different Rubik’s Cubes while solving all of them in less than 15 seconds. It’s an awesome trick that combines two of the funnest…
The MacBook itself is a gorgeous example of near-perfect product design. But its power adapter? That’s a different story.
When laundry day finally rolls around, how often do you follow those washing care instructions included on garment tags? Never, right? Because those obscure symbols might as well be hieroglyphics. But a new app called Laundry Care works like a smartphone Rosetta Stone to automatically translate them for you.
There’s an entire industry dedicated to squeezing as many tiny tools as possible onto the keyring you carry every day. But the usefulness of miniature scissors or a petite pair of pliers can’t compare to the sheer number of repairs you can make with 18-inches of duct tape in your pocket.
Using the iPhone 6 one-handed isn’t easy, but reaching the top corners of the screen on the iPhone 6 Plus is nigh impossible with regular-sized hands. So PureGear has created a new glass screen protector with a set of shortcuts to the top corners of the screen positioned next to the home button.
Welcome to another week of great apps where Android plays catch up, legendary apps on iOS get even better, and Windows Phone adds a selfie app that can rival the best out there. It’s The Best Apps of the Week. Take a look.
You know that terrible feeling when you’re dining somewhere fancy and you accidentally place a dirty utensil on the gleaming white table cloth? That would never happen if all flatware had this genius cantilevered design that keeps the business end always floating above the table.
For longer hotel stays, it makes life easier to put all your clothes in drawers instead of rifling through a tangled web of t-shirts, shorts, and shoes. Or, you could make things even easier with a suitcase that transforms into a pre-packed dresser.