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Honda’s new jet plane

Forget motorbikes. Honda’s latest way of getting yourself from A to B is on a whole different level. Literally, when it’s going. The HondaJet isn’t going into production until 2010, and it’ll cost a cool $3.65 million when it goes on sale, but the company claims it’s the fastest and most fuel-efficient aircraft in its ...More

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Firebox cocktail fountain

Apparently miniature chocolate fountains are set to be the hot gadget this Christmas, by which I mean the thing that thousands of people will buy, use once on Christmas Day, and then leave gathering dust in the corner of their kitchen alongside the breadmaker and smoothie blender. Far better is this cocktail fountain, which Firebox […]...More

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James Jarvis action figures

This motley crew is called The Forever Sensible Motorcycle Club and they’re perfect for lads who still like their record/DVD shelves to be adorned with cool figures. The figures are designed by artist James Jarvis who also gave the us the ace World of Pain characters and the In-Crowd. You can choose from Mongo, Alison, […]...More

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Sony Bravia paint ad

A few days ago we mentioned Sony’s new Bravia ad, the one with 70,000 litres of paint being fired at a grey building. Well, you can watch it here – and pretty damn stunning it is too. One of the best ads we’ve seen in ages:...More

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Reuters sends real reporter into Second Life game

Adam Pasick (pictured as himself and his online persona: Image: ©Jonathan Bainbridge/Reuters), a real reporter for distinguished news agency Reuters, has been dispatched to the realms of online role-playing game Second Life, to report on news in that virtual world. You could see this as a clever bit of PR for Reuters, but it’s also […...More

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Gloverall Classic 511 duffle coat

Following on from yesterday's pea coat, here's another timeless classic worthy of consideration - the Gloverall Classic 511 duffle coat....More

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Five reasons why tailored beats off-the-peg

Looking for a new suit? There's plenty out there, with prices for every budget. But have you ever though about going to a tailor? In my book, there are many reasons to choose one above your local department store - but here's my top five....More

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Free games galore!

If you need an excuse to spend this weekend locked in your study, this website is it. Billing itself as The Ultimate Free Games List, it’s exactly what it says on the tin. Except these aren’t rubbish free games. They’ve been handpicked, and include all manner of retro classics such as Sim City, Turrican 4, […]...More

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The Geek-a-Cycle exercise bike

Spent too much time sitting at your desk surfing the internetweb? Gasping for air when you walk even a short distance to the biscuit jar? Fed up of seeing your buttocks ooze over the sides of your office chair? You need to get fit then. But how, when you have so much work to do? […]...More

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Top five Roy of the Rovers football shirts

1. The 1970s Edition. There’s nothing like seeing a Melchester Rovers strip to bring back memories of a time when a footballer could get kidnapped, shot, have his foot amputated after a helicopter crash and STILL crack in a hat trick every week. Okay, maybe not after the amputation. Anyway, this 1970s Melchester kit remains […]...More

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LCD Soundsystem’s 45-minute track for Nike

Nike has commissioned James Murphy (aka top dance group LCD Soundsystem) to write a piece of music to specifically accompany a workout – a workout it hopes you will supplement by using its nifty Nike+ iPod Sport Kit. The result, 45:33, is available for download from the iTunes Music Store as of today. As the title […]...More

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Alpha Industries navy pea coat

Every day this week, I'll be featuring some of the best winter coats in the stores, in a variety of styles and hopefully, with something to suit all pockets. First up is a classic that dates back to 1959 - the Alpha Industries pea coat....More

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Top five stylish cardigans for winter

Once the preserve of pensioners and geography teachers (with added leather patches), the cardigan is making a comeback, with the shops full of this "must have" winter fashion essential. But which one should you buy? Here's my pick of the best - with a choice to suit most pockets....More

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Edward Lee, toy photographer

That’s Edward Lee, a photographer of toys – rather than a toy who takes photographs, in case you were confused by the headline. Lee takes very cool, posed pix of action figures, like this one of King Kong scaring a little T-Rex. I use the word ‘scaring’ loosely, cause that’s the friendliest, cutest-looking Kong I’...More

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5 cool YouTube vids of the week

5 PLAIN GIRL + PHOTOSHOP = SUPERMODELBy model standards, the girl featured in this clip is average-looking. But thanks to some creative make-up and the ceaseless wonder of Adobe Photoshop, she is transformed into a stunning supermodel....More


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