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The Enduring Gift: A Best Made Axe

A Best Made Axe is a gift that will not just surprise and delight someone, but it’ll get them outside chopping wood. Yes, that’s a simple proposition, but imagine you’re the one sitting next to that roaring fire they’ve just made you…

fastcompany:

A new dessert craze is poised to sweep Los Angeles—and maybe far beyond. Happy summer, people.

Ever since we hit peak cronut, dreaming up the next hybrid frankenfood has become something of a culinary arm’s race. On the high end, foodie havens like Brooklyn’s Smorgasbord have been pushing the ramen burger (side note: it’s alriiight), while lower-brow fast food chains like Taco Bell are now assembling breakfast tacos made with waffles.

None of those really held a sugary torch, mind you, to pastry chef Dominique Ansel’s original masterpiece, which at one point drew lines around the block that stretched for more than two hours. But this—this—re-imagined ice cream sandwich by Los Angeles chef Sylvia Yoo might be the closest thing we’ve seen yet. Because churros.

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Here’s How Prehistoric Humans Might Have Used 3-D Printers

An improbable new set of tools combines two state-of-the-art technologies that were created 1.8 million years apart: Prehistoric hand axes and 3-D printing.

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  1. Camera: Leaf Aptus-II 8(LI301240 )/Mamiya 645DF/645AFD
  2. Aperture: f/16
  3. Exposure: 1/125th
  4. Focal Length: 80mm

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Star Wars X-Wing Knife Block via http://ift.tt/1r0jpgs

fastcompany:

Joaquin Phoenix’s character in the movie Her uses a tiny wireless earbud to communicate with his phone. Instead of completely focusing on the film, I couldn’t stop thinking, “That’s exactly the kind of earbuds I want, but two of them for stereo sound.”

Then I found the Earin, two Bluetooth earbuds which work in tandem but aren’t physically connected.

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