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Things We Like: The Friday Five for February 24, 2012

February 24, 2012 by John Suder

‘Magic Stick’ Keeps Coffee Warm

You love your coffee, but hate when it gets cold halfway through the cup. Now, there’s a solution. ‘Re-Warming’, a device created by Korean designer Hyewon Lee, increases the temperature of your beverage until it reaches your optimum drinking temperature. The device also comes with a USB connected base for charging.

[via Design Taxi]

Microwhat: Before and After Pictures of Microwaving Everything

Before and after pics of microwaved food and objects, with bonus animated GIFs.


T-Rex Trying Things

With those tiny arms, there are a lot of things T-Rex just can’t do…

[via Sad and Useless]

Drown Out Twitter Loudmouths with

Wouldn’t it be nice if Twitter had a “volume knob”?. assigns a ‘frequency code’ from one to eleven, showing infrequent Twitter users in larger type, thereby drowning out the “this is what I’m doing every second of the day” crowd.

[via FastCo. Design]

Night Snowboarding in an LED Suit

Snowboarder William Hughes, wearing a custom-made LED suit, filmed by Josh Sutton.



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SUMO Heavy’s Head of User Experience and Minister of Propaganda.

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