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A close friend of mine returned home from vacation to discover his house sitter -- his brother-in-law -- had downed an entire bottle Pappy Van Winkle 20 year bourbon. A tragedy, really. However, if an alcohol tech duo in Europe has its way, keeping tabs on your stash while you're away could become...

February 27th 2015 at 1:33pm 0 Comments
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Even though the "iBike" is nothing more than a patent application, the folks at Unplggd have described how they'd outdo Apple's offering to the world of bike computers. We must admit, the result includes some seriously geeky, tricked-out options. For example, this DIY USB charger uses a dynamo atta...

August 10th 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Ready for your daily dose of ingeniousness? That word is actually real, and so is the Happy Hour Timepiece -- a watch that doubles as a bottle opener, because as the tagline reminds us, "it's 5 o'clock somewhere." It has just become available to buy from Time Tap's website, and its black leather-st...

March 10th 2010 at 6:34am 0 Comments
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What cheers the soul more on a cold winter's night than a fine glass of wine? An app to keep track of that wine, perhaps. The new 2.0 version of the $2.99 Cellar for iPhone [iTunes link], out now, adds more fun and new sharing options to the good-looking wine management tool. If you're a high-level...

December 15th 2009 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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We have to imagine that the marketing team for BioShock 2 is split into two warring factions, each one trying to outdo the other's promotions. "We're going to make an online pseudo-ARG site." "Oh yeah? Well we're going to give away characters as a pre-order bonus." "Oh yeah? Well we're going to set...

August 10th 2009 at 9:35am 0 Comments
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These awesome water bottles would be perfect for keeping hydrated during marathon sessions of a certain notoriously addictive arcade game. Or maybe just for filling up with delicious Tang and sitting down at home with some Space Invaders Extreme. These aluminum bottles feature beautiful, vintage Spa...

December 27th 2007 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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On today's episode of "why didn't I think of that," we present to you BevyTech's Gadget Bottle, which is as self-explanatory as they come. This very standard looking water bottle sports a semi-translucent motif, delightfully vivid orange cap and four bands that keep your gadget of choice strapped i...

November 2nd 2007 at 5:34pm 0 Comments
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We may have seen the theme played on 15 different instruments, however we never imagined a group would get together and do the theme with bottles. The theme is impressively correct and the video demonstrates an equally-impressive coordination from all participants involved. As usual, we've embedded...

February 22nd 2007 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

We're not particular fans of EA, generally lackluster licensed games, or the mafia. Still, seeing this trailer excites us a little, if for nothing else than to beat the crap out of everything that moves. The gesture-based control system includes such perks at beer bottle throwing, choking, slappin...

January 11th 2007 at 6:00pm 0 Comments