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A ‘Safe’ Smoking Gadget, Vodka Made From Air, and More News

Tobacco is warming and new alcohols are forming, but first, a cartoon about the dangers of self-diagnosis. Here’s the news you need to know, in two minutes or less. Want to receive this two-minute roundup as an email every weekday? Sign up here! Today’s Headlines A new smoking gadget says its safe. Should you trust it? A new […]

The FrankOne is a simple and portable coffee brewing gadget

The FrankOne coffee maker, fresh off a successful crowdfunding campaign, is now available for purchase, and I got a chance to test out one of the first run of these funky little gadgets. While it won’t replace my normal pourover or a larger coffee machine, it’s a clever, quick and portable way to make a cup. Designer Eduardo […]

At Venice Film Festival, Nate Parker’s American Skin is a Moving Take on Police Brutality on Blacks

Actor Nate Parker came to the Venice Film Festival in 2016 with his debut work, The Birth of a Nation. Fox snapped it in a record $17.5 million deal, and it would have knocked on the doors of the Academy. But the movie crashed at the box office, and did not roll into the Oscars race. […]