Posted on July 31, 2007 Under Food

Warning: If you are epileptic you may want to be careful when checking out the site for DrinkMe, the best-kept secret energy uberdrink from Austria that has a cartoon website full of flashing color. Named after the famous goodies Alice…

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Spear Exclusive: BubbleScope

Posted on June 29, 2007 Under Gadgetry

The world is all around us but traditional cameras only capture what is directly in front of our eyes. For most people, this is no more than a slight annoyance. We use the panorama feature on our digital camera which…

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Posted on June 22, 2007 Under Food

What TASTE has done to the can -- and the food inside it -- takes tinned food to a whole new level. TASTE has dubbed itself as "the World's First Luxury Canned Food Line" and they are not playing around.…

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O2's Cocoon

Posted on June 21, 2007 Under Gadgetry

While us Yanks may not have the opportunity to appreciate O2's Cocoon flip phone first hand, it's worth noting for its superior design and intriguing features. O2 is a big player in the European mobile market, but recently wanted to…

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Interview: Jens Martin Skibsted on 'The Boston'

Posted on June 20, 2007 Under Design

A week or so ago, the Josh Spear team fell hard for the Boston Bike by Puma and Biomega. The Boston, also dubbed "The Puma Bike," (same bike, different branding) racked up scores of points for its clean design, its…

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Aquarela Refrigerator

Posted on June 18, 2007 Under Design

Our refrigerator door is littered with so much roommate correspondence, that even with the addition of some colorful fridge magnets for the local pizza delivery and favorite manicure/pedicure place, it's not exactly an appetizing scene that confronts one on their…

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Function Drinks

Posted on June 14, 2007 Under Food

Dr. Alex Hughes is an orthopedic surgeon at UCLA in the morning and in the afternoon, he is the president of Function Drinks. You may have heard of Function Drinks (their first drink, Urban Detox, is a popular remedy for…

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Posted on June 8, 2007 Under Design

I officially had a fanboy moment last night, when Ian Walton shot us an email about the latest addition to his portfolio, the ulo chair. Upon watching the video of how it converts from its "upright" to "lounge" positions I…

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T-Shirt = Text Shirt

Posted on June 4, 2007 Under Fashion

When you're in the business of making something as simple and vanilla as a t-shirt, you have to think of ways to set yourself apart from every other wannabe entrepreneur with a screen printing kit in their parent's garage. We've…

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Emergence Design: Lund University Graduate Show

Posted on June 4, 2007 Under Design

The work inside the Graduate Design Exhibition for Lund University in Sweden called Emergence Design is truly remarkable. It's a collection of work and concepts from their 2007 industrial design student body, all of whom appear to be incredibly talented…

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