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Masterminds (Trailer)

Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig, Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis star in this comedic retelling of the infamous 1997 Loomis Fargo robbery in North Carolina, where a group of dim-witted robbers tried to make off with $17.3 million. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Clippa Hair Clip Multi-Tool

Sweet, now instead of asking my mama to carry my multi-tool in her purse, I can act like it’s a fashion statement and have her carry it in her hair. The Clippa, like most women, is an accessory of many moods and dispositions. On the surface it’s a snap-closure clip that holds a chunk of [...]

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Projection Napping

Digital studio Dawn of Man recently treated New Yorkers to silly sights of sleeping giants. Its Projection Napping project showed videos of gigantic people trying to rest within the confines of the city’s walls. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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With Dash Buttons, Amazon is creating mindless consumers who buy goods without a moment’s thought

Amazon’s trying to make sure consumers never have to visit another store. The company has introduced what it calls Dash Buttons to make it easier for people to order razor blades, detergent, and other everyday items with one tap. Subscribers to Amazon Prime will be the first to receive the devices on an invite-only basis; [...]

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Dope (Teaser)

A teen comedy about high school seniors in a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles. Their love of ’90s culture made them outcasts, but a chance encounter with a molly dealer gives them an adventure to remember. More here. Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Chainsaw Ice Skating

We can think of no less insane idea than pulling yourself along the surface of a frozen lake using the tip of a working chainsaw as your propulsion. But that didn’t stop skier Erik Sunnerheim from giving it a try anyhow. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Amid the greatest year of his career, Stephen Curry takes a shot on startup CoachUp

Stephen Curry is having the best year of his career leading the now-top seed in the Western Conference, Golden State Warriors. Along with James Harden and Russell Westbrook, Curry is a favorite for this year’s NBA Most Valuable Player and earned the most fan votes for this year’s All-Star Game. So why would he pick [...]

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ZeroLemon Rugged 20,000 mAh Battery

My elementary school gym teacher used to call me The Lemon. At first I thought it meant that I added a refreshing and flavorful twist to the kickball team I ended up on, but once I realized that team also received 2 handicap points (“plus two for the team with The Lemon!”) along with me [...]

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Breakdancing Grandpa Prank

Australian musical act Justice Crew got together with the guys from The Royal Stampede to prank bystanders with the help of one of those ultra-realistic old man masks, turning what they thought was a geriatric into a B-Boy. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Researchers claim Facebook breaks EU anti-tracking laws (again)

Research commissioned by Belgium’s data protection agency has found that Facebook runs afoul of European Union laws by tracking consumers without their consent and regardless of whether or not they have a Facebook account. The Guardian reports that Facebook also monitors consumers even if they’ve explicitly told the company they do not want their Web browsing [...]

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McLaren 570S

The 570S is McLaren’s everyday supercar. Its twin turbo 3.8L V8 produces up to 562hp and 443lbft of torque. Its aluminum body and carbon fiber chassis bring its weight down to 2895lb. 0 to 62mph is in 3.2s and max speed is 204mph. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Jeep Tow Truck Escape

A Chicago driver and his Jeep prove the worth of the 4×4’s rugged drivetrain and suspension, making a break for it after a tow truck driver had already hooked his vehicle up. Maybe this is why there are so many potholes in the city. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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You probably won’t make $78,000 per year through TaskRabbit

A new report claims TaskRabbit workers can earn up to $78,000 per year. While that might make it seem like a good idea to quit your day job, it’s worth remembering that most workers won’t earn that much, and that TaskRabbit has been criticized in the past for how it treats its don’t-call-them-employees. MarketWatch says [...]

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REDEF relaunches as a social platform that people might actually use

Techmeme is nice. A bump from Reddit or LinkedIn is a traffic goldmine. But our CEO Sarah Lacy has repeatedly told us that the only curation she cares about is getting on Jason Hirschhorn’s REDEF newsletter. And with good reason — Hirschhorn’s taste is unimpeachable, and his daily selections across media, tech, music, sports, and fashion verticals [...]

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Miniature Cinder Blocks

My new lady friend, She-Ra: Princess of Power, has a chinchilla named Albert (not as cool as a hedgehog, but way better than a chihuahua), so I was thinking of getting some of these miniature cinder blocks to build him a fortress for protecting himself against a possible armored guinea pig attack. And also to [...]

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Leap Transit

A roving coffee shop bus service in San Francisco, California. You can get tickets via an iOS or Android device and pay via Bluetooth. Leap buses have Wi-Fi, USB charging ports and of course overpriced food and drinks. Hat Tip Link Link 2 Price: $4-$6 Continue Reading from the Source

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Blake Griffin’s Helicopter Block

Here is your moment of Zen. When does a shot fake both work and fail? When the blocker is Blake Griffin. In the Clippers’ latest game against the Celtics, the athletic forward twirled 180º in mid-air to make up for his premature defense. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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Chicago’s Avant acquires fellow Y Combinator alum ReadyForZero to bolster smart lending platform

Two of the most exciting names in consumer lending and debt management have joined forces. San Francisco- based credit education startup ReadyForZero has been acquired Chicago’s Avant, a big data-driven platform. Both companies have ties to Y Combinator, with ReadyForZero graduating from the accelerator in 2010, and Avant co-founders John Sun and Paul Zhang participating in [...]

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Recycled Car Leather Wallets

These handsome leather billfolds and portfolios are perfect for gearheads. Each one is made from recycled leather from luxury car seats, including BMWs, Audis, and Mercedes. Each is embossed with the make and model of the car it came from. Link Price: ~$74-$102 Continue Reading from the Source

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