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Volkswagen has been toying with the idea of bringing the iconic Microbus back in production for a while now, and it seems it’s finally going to happen. VW’s CEO Herbert Diess confirmed that the company is going to start production of the Microbus. “Emotional cars are very important for the brand,” Diess told Auto Express. “We are selling

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It’s been established by science that people who love wearing crazy colorful socks are perceived as more brilliant and successful. If there’s any truth to that research, then these realistic-looking animal paw socks will shoot you straight to the top of everyone’s perceived success and brilliance scale. What on Earth What on Earth What o

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The future of retail is here. Swedish company Wheelys has opened an autonomous, self-driving mobile store called the Moby Mart in Shanghai, China. It’s basically a grocery store that comes to you, instead of the other way around. No more driving to the store and waiting in line to get what you want. Shoppers can locate the nearest Moby st

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Tired of using the same boring deck of cards for poker night? Mix it up a little with a deck filled with adorable doodled dogs. Pack of Dogs is a hilarious deck featuring canine-inspired playing cards by artist John Littleboy. Littleboy transformed ordinary playing cards into a visual delight. His dog-themed deck features a playful re-int

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Romance paperbacks are enjoyable for plenty of reasons, but any true fan will tell you that the fun begins before you even open the book—with the cover. Good cover art is undoubtedly a key part of a bestselling romance paperback. It’s the first thing you lay eyes on and it lets you know what to expect. Cover styles for romance novels may

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There are a lot of unique ways to be buried. You can be buried in a giant egg that feeds your remains to a tree, or get wrapped in a mushroom death suit that organically breaks down your body and dispels its toxins, or even have your ashes turned into a high-quality diamond as a precious memorial of your life. And if you’re a fan of ocean

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Evapolar is introducing a portable “climate control system” that can humidify and cool air in a small area. It's a fully contained system that only needs a power outlet and water to operate, making it perfect for workspaces, sleeping areas, and rooms where a full-sized air conditioner isn’t practical. While the toaster-sized device doesn

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Ever dreamed of turning your pet into a badass samurai sidekick? Well, now you can thanks to this Japanese company that sells custom-designed samurai armor for dogs and cats. Samurai Age is a specialty store that handcrafts samurai gear for humans. It recently went into the pet business by releasing a line of samurai armor for dogs and c

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Commuting can be a soul-crushing experience because of the traffic, the people, and the monotony of the whole process. But some designers in Taipei are showing that it can better through an art installation that has temporarily transformed a city bus into a mobile solarium complete with ferns, orchids, lilies, and moss-covered seats. Alf

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