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Review: Sorapot tea pot. Verdict: Tea is officially sexier than coffee

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Photos: Heather Beschizza

Sorapot is a stylish and expensive teapot made from stainless steel and pyrex. Designed by Joey Roth, it is undeniably a beautiful creation. There's even a matching teacup. But is tea brewed in it any…

Giant ipad queue at Pittsburgh Apple store

Unexpected, at least in Steel city! Many have no reservation. …

Somebody should make a phone like this

sov_silver_boxed.jpg The Sinclair Sovereign, a pocket calculator from 1976. [Planet Sinclair]…

Joey Roth's Ceramic Speakers

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Joey Roth, designer of the wonderful Sorapot, has a new creation: Ceramic Speakers.
As you can see, it's a speaker system made from porcelain, cork, and maple wood. I wanted to reduce the speaker system to its most simple

Sidekick servers "impacted" by outage.

T-Mobile's Sidekick data outage entered its third day on Sunday, according to The Consumerist. The official word:
While we anticipate a significant portion of data services to be restored by Monday, some richer data services may lag. We sincerely

Little Dog

Via RGS

If only these retro fake ads were for real products!

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Bobster855's collection of ancient "National Lampoon" advertisements is fantastic--like a cross between comic book ads and Skymall. I'm pretty sure that digital grandfather clock came to be.

Introducing the Kindle Gutenberg Bookreader

The end-user license agreement is up at McSweeney's:
Congratulations on purchasing the newest iteration of our electronic readers, the Kindle Genius Browser. We have made this new device compatible with all previous versions of the e-book, but there are some

Flotsam Robots

luttlerobote.jpg Prices start at $250. [Etsy via Dinosaurs and Robots]…

Technical illustrations by Karl Hans Janke

3974906988_8e545afbe3.jpg An entire world could be built around them. More at Biblio Odyssey.…