Tag Archives: cold

Japan’s Frozen Aquarium

Japan’s Kori no Suizokukan, located in Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture houses a collection of 450 specimens of 80 or so different species of marine wildlife captured at a nearby port. But there’s one major difference that separates this aquarium from any other — all of the wildlife is frozen in massive blocks of ice. A flash freezing technique is used to ...

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Beard Beanie Releases Your Inner Chuck Norris

I know that it’s barely summer and you really don’t want to even start thinking about your winter wear for another few months, but I wouldn’t want any of you to miss out on the hottest styles of fall and winter 2010. The Beard Beanie is sure to be a game changer as this year’s cold season looms over the ...

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I’ll Have My Drink on the Rocks, Literally

While I can’t attest to the sterility of placing freezing Whiskey Stone in your alcoholic beverage, we can assure you that these stones, once cooled, will keep your drink chilled just as long as ice, perhaps even longer. These stones don’t have to deal with the whole melting thing, meaning your drink doesn’t get watered down. More bang for your ...

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IceBlok Keeps Damn Cubes Where They Are Supposed To Be

While the little things, such as ice cubes rubbing against my lips and under my nose, aren’t too much of an annoyance to me, there are times, on the hottest of days, when the sweat is just pouring from every pour in my body, those dog days of August, where everything is an earth shattering pain in the asshole. It’s ...

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Winter Recreated Indoors… With Post-It Notes

Don’t ask me why they did it, but they did it. Design group “I Never Kissed A Dog” spent hours, meticulously covering a room in white Post-It notes, as to recreate the wintery whiteness of the coldest season of the year. The project, called “Winter 1972,” does a bang up job of recreating the sharpness of winter’s chill, and it ...

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Refrigerated Sands Of The Palazzo Versace

Richer than Richie Rich? Only one vacation locale comes to mind this year and it’s the refrigerated sands of the Palazzo Versace fashion hotel in Dubai. When walking on hot sand is too much for you and you’re more spoiled than Paris Hilton, why shouldn’t you spend money on the luxury of cool sand? How does one even cool sand? ...

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Zippo Hand Warmer

Zippo is most famous for strong, dependable lighters that get shit lit when you need it most. They’re windproof and are built to last. That’s why when temperatures start to dip into the teens outside, you’re going to want a hand warmer. Zippo offers this striking hand warmer that runs on lighter fluid. It has a fine polished chrome finish ...

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Hollow Spy Coins For Spies: Win A Coin Toss, Everytime

In the days of the Cold War, espionage was a big deal. This was back when spy bots didn’t exist and spies relied on obtaining information personally. If you weren’t a spy, you might as well have swallowed cyanide because during the Cold War everyone was a spy. That’s why Brian Dereu wants to cash in on spy-wannabes everywhere. He’s ...

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Wind Turbines Inspired By Ancient Methods

We’re digging this eco-friendly goodness from the folks at Windation Energy Systems. If you couldn’t guess by the name, they deal with organic means of producing wind energy. The developer of Windation’s latest wind turbine, Mark Sheikhrezai, was inspired by wind catchers used by the Persians to keep their interiors cool. The concept is simple: wind blows into the top, ...

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Bang! Bang! You’re Drunk

Ice cube trays don’t get more bizarre than ones shaped like a AK-47 magazine. That’s what forged these bullet-shaped ice cubes shown above which, for some reason or another, are now chilling our favorite drinks. No, not even Titanic or Tetris-shaped ice cubes can match what these puppies are packin’. That’s a whole lot of heat for such a chilling ...

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