Prague-based Boad Design's "Izolator" collection of stemware is more than just a quirky take on an every-day item. These ridged wine stems are ergonomically designed to fit comfortably and securely in your hand—meaning few spills and shattered glasses.
Sometimes it feels like spilling coffee from your mug is inevitable. In fact, it turns out that hunch might be correct: scientists have shown that humans are biologically built to spill.
The SlobStopper is a real product—MADE IN THE USA—forged from two layers of polyurethane laminate. What does it do? Why, it stops your slob! It ensures that toddlers, with their undeveloped motor skills and precarious feeding angles, don't corner the market on bib-wearing! It makes pretty girls look at you when you…
Gross, that's how it looks. This is what happened on the Houston Ship Channel last Tuesday. It had to be closed because a failure in a storage tank holding 15,000 gallons of beef fat. No dinner for you tonight. [Buzzfeed]
Sometimes we all have to to own up to our mistakes and serve the time. But not the classy folks at BP! According to the NY Times, BP will challenge estimates of the oil spilled in order to reduce their fine.
You might not know what alumina is—neither did I. But hundreds of Hungarians do, after torrents of the stuff poured out of a plant and through their villages, prompting the country to declare a state of emergency. UPDATED
Between 20 April and 15 July, BP released some 4.9 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Within weeks of the leak being plugged, researchers reported on the oil's rapid disappearance. Others are now challenging those early claims.
There are few moments in life quite as sickening as realizing that you've spilled a beverage on one of your gadgets. Because of that, we've put together a simple disaster plan for dealing with beverage-soiled electronics.
All systems are go for BP's latest "top kill" oil spill fix, and they're broadcasting the process live. The 21st Century: disastrous oil spills and the technology to let you watch them from your desk. Video feed after the jump.
It was only a matter of time. This image popped up on an Optimus Live Journal group, showing the sad results of a clumsy morning with a steaming mug and a $1,600 Optimus Maximus keyboard, which is one place we didn't take our review-yet. Not much info on what happened or whether this was a planned test, but the poster…
Click to viewOn Tuesday we asked you about the one thing you wouldn't want spilled on your keyboard, and we were surprised how much you had to tell us. We have a brand new Y7 Toughbook laying around the apartment, which Panasonic claims can handle six ounces of liquid poured right into the keyboard. We decided to put…
You are working feverishly and there is no time to eat—so you bring your food and drink over to your workspace and try to multi-task. Not surprisingly, you manage to spill your beverage all over the keyboard like an idiot. Many of us have been there. So, the question is, which is worse to spill on your keyboard?