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Fairphone 2: A Smartphone Made With Entirely Open Hardware

Are you sick of having smartphones that can’t be repaired? You wind up creating e-waste instead of just fixing the darn thing up and using it for another year, and that’s just annoying. Enter the Fairphone 2, which is made with open hardware and is designed to be completely fixable.

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Annalee Newitz

October 6th

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9 of Our Favorite iPhone 6 Cases So Far

9 of Our Favorite iPhone 6 Cases So Far

Earlier this week, we asked you to help us sort through the (significant ) muck for the best iPhone 6 cases you've seen thus far. We've already had a look at the 6 Plus players out there, but this particular bounty was far more plentiful.

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Ashley Feinberg

September 24th

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A Magical Machine Lets You Inject Bananas With Sweet Sweet Fillings

A Magical Machine Lets You Inject Bananas With Sweet Sweet Fillings

You know that disappointing feeling when you bite into a banana and there's nothing on the inside? Normally they can't compete with the likes of a creme-filled Twinkie, or a caramel-packed tube of Rolos, but the DestapaBanana levels the playing field. It lets you inject bananas—still in their peel—with all kinds of fillings so you can (pretend to) eat healthy and enjoy your snack.

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Andrew Liszewski

August 8th

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The Bat-Chart of (Nearly) Every Bat-Villain Batman Ever Beat

The Bat-Chart of (Nearly) Every Bat-Villain Batman Ever Beat

Batman turns 75 this year, and over that time he's defeated so many baddies, even Alfred probably has trouble keeping track of them all. ZAP! Here's a pulp-inspired chart from Pop Chart Lab that chronicles (nearly) every crim banished from the streets of Gotham.

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Robert Sorokanich

July 22nd

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8-Bit Pixel Sunglasses Implore Everyone Around You to Deal With It

8-Bit Pixel Sunglasses Implore Everyone Around You to Deal With It

Sometimes you need a quick way to tell the world, all of it, everyone, "there is no mode of escape from the current situation other than to persevere." For those times, CNC Design offer you the universal totem: The Deal With It Sunglasses.

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Robert Sorokanich

July 19th

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This Topographic Calendar Turns Your To-Do List Into an Actual Mountain

This Topographic Calendar Turns Your To-Do List Into an Actual Mountain

If you're finding yourself overwhelmed with all the work on your plate, it's probably a bad idea to keep track of it all on this lovely calendar Land Rover has made. Using the topography elevation lines you'd find on a 2D map as inspiration, this calendar ends up looking like a genuine miniature mountain on your desk, with every day of the year represented as a new tear-away layer.

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Andrew Liszewski

July 11th

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A Vader Suitcase Can Even Squeeze Into a TIE Fighter’s Overhead Bins

A Vader Suitcase Can Even Squeeze Into a TIE Fighter's Overhead Bins

Even though it's designed for kids, it's going to be hard for adult Star Wars fans not to trade in their carry-on luggage for this awesome 3D Vader suitcase—even if they are Yoda-sized.

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Andrew Liszewski

June 24th

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Yes! You Can Buy a Waterproof Kindle Paperwhite

Yes! You Can Buy a Waterproof Kindle Paperwhite

If reading really is all you're in for, the Kindle Paperwhite is hands-down the best little e-reader around . But how do you improve on (near) perfection? Apparently, you waterproof the hell out of it.

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Ashley Feinberg

June 23rd

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The Making of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey

The Making of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey

What's most notable about Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey is that the epic science fiction adventure was made using old-school practical special effects, well before computer graphics became a staple of the film industry. So when someone like Taschen releases a four-volume book set detailing the film's production, you just know it will be chock full of wonderful behind-the-scenes images—not just screenshots of 3D software.

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Andrew Liszewski

June 21st

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The Making of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey

The Making of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey

What's most notable about Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey is that the epic science fiction adventure was made using old-school practical special effects, well before computer graphics became a staple of the film industry. So when someone like Taschen releases a four-volume book set detailing the film's production, you just know it will be chock full of wonderful behind-the-scenes images—not just screenshots of 3D software.

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Andrew Liszewski

June 21st

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