3 Jan
Guy Laramée bids "Adieu" to printed knowledge

After hearing Encyclopedia Britannica’s March 2012 announcement that it would retire production of the 244-year-old book sets, artist Guy Laramée decided to create an ode the best way he knew how: Laramée carved away the pages of a 24-volume set to reveal a mountainous landscape. He aptly calls it Adieu and it looks like one […]

If you’re like us, you probably live by the Golden Rule. You’re probably also a paranoid schizophrenic who thinks the world is watching you, which explains the stockpile of tin foil, but doesn’t explain the stacks of newspapers or the brazen display of vulgarity you engage in when home alone. We can see you when […]

Some 25 suspected non-humans were arrested by Los Angeles Police Monday on charges of creating and distributing pro-Replicant propaganda art based on director Ridley Scott’s cult classic film Blade Runner. The suspects were holed up in an abandoned warehouse in the Tannhauser Gate district where police found high-quality printing equipment and computers with a treasure […]

10 Jun
LIAS reports from the innards of gamers' paradise

Twinkling lights, blips and beeps, flickering screens, solicitous sideshow carnies delivering seemingly well-rehearsed spiels — substitute prostitutes for booth babes, cocaine and booze for caffeine — E3 is the Las Vegas of nerdom. Lost In A Supermarket will once again go undercover to bypass the guards and bring you the anthropological wonders which lie beneath the […]

5 Jul
Keep track of the Lunar cycle... and your crops

The moon is an important agricultural tool in an Amish community such as the one I live in. I don’t always have time to try and calculate the phases of the sun, so having the Moonwatch has worked wonders. It cycles through each of the phases of the moon and helps me in rotating my […]

17 Sep
Super7 collabs with Lucasfilm on first Super Shogun toy in 25 years and releases 1970s commercial

UPDATE: Super7 just released a retro-flavored commercial for the Star Wars Stormtrooper Super Shogun we highlighted back in February, peep it below! As part of a collaboration between toy design studio Super7 and the great Lucas dynasty, it’s the first Super Shogun figure made in over twenty-five years and it’s all Star Wars, baby! This […]

Are you moonlighting as a part time ninja assassin? Then check out these World Landmark Rings. These black acrylic mini shanks will blend in nicely with your shinobi gloves while you’re lurking in the shadows. And because they’re laser cut to look like world landmarks, the authorities will only suspect you of being a ninja […]

11 Jun
Perfect to carry your box of tagliatelle home from the market

Growing up as a young boy in Corleone, Sicily was tough. When I was nine, my father was shot and killed for insulting the local mafia boss. When I got older, I learned the ways of the streets, smuggling boxes of tagliatelle from town to town on my bicycle. It was a dangerous game. I […]