Think your fancy one-cup-at-a-time home coffeemaker is impressive? Meet the ultimate coffee making machine — the Blossom One Limited, which boasts the ability to brew java at the "perfect" temperature. But this cup of joe is going to cost you — $11,111 to be exact. Blossom has boiled brewing down to a science, which comes as no surprise since its creators hail from the likes of NASA and Apple. The Blossom One is slated to ship in Spring 2013, and we'd like to know if you think it's worth the splurge. But first, here's a closer look at the costly coffeemaker's high-tech features.
There’s nothing like the warm, fuzzy feeling you get when passing out gifts to the ones you love. Except maybe the incredible, thrilling rush that comes from scoring those gifts during the most invigorating shopping season of all!
This year, our friends at T.J.Maxx, Marshalls, and HomeGoods are giving you more reasons than ever to celebrate your holiday shopping victories — by creating a series of fun and inspiring gifting “missions” that you can tackle weekly for a new chance to win!
Readers as well as our favorite lifestyle bloggers will be invited to participate in five missions across T.J.Maxx, Marshalls, and HomeGoods stores, then simply share their experience via Twitter using the hashtag #TheGifter. Each week, one winner will be chosen to receive a $500 gift card! You can also visit #TheGifter holiday gifting hub to explore an ever-evolving gallery of amazing gifts at amazing values — check back often for fresh inspiration and fun ideas.
Make this holiday shopping season your most triumphant yet! The missions are already under way, so start making your gifting list, and click here for more details.
Ladies, flex your tech know-how and win a trip to the West Coast. Mobile payment pioneer Square is holding a contest for a three day, expense-paid engineering intensive at their San Francisco headquarters — and men need not apply. It's no secret that the world needs more women engineers, and Square is intent on building a brighter future for females in the tech industry. The first annual Code Camp at Square will host 15 of the top female applicants for coding workshops, mentorship sessions with Square executives, plus a little R&R with a tour of Bay Area landmarks.
Women aged 18 or older and enrolled as a full-time student pursuing a computer science, computer engineering or related technical degree, are eligible to enter the contest. Interested applicants must submit a resume and answer several short essay questions online by 5 p.m. PST on Friday, Nov. 2. Empowering more women to pursue tech-related fields? Talk about a cause close to our hearts!
Is that the ceiling of the Pantheon? Nope, it's a dome made of QR codes. This seriously geeky picture was submitted with our #CoolCapture hashtag on Instagram by user kerrinsuzanne.
Have you been testing out your photography skills and snapped a shot you want to share? Submit your pics to our Cool Capture group or to Instagram with the #CoolCapture hashtag, and your pic might be featured on the GeekSugar homepage!
Techies on a mission to make their gear as colorful as possible with the current sea of black and white options, I present your new must-have headphone choice: the Coloud Headphones. Available at Macy's and Target in three listening models — the Dj-sized Boom ($40); the lightweight, easy-to-tote Knock ($20); and the in-ear Pop ($25) — and either block or tonal color profiles, don't be surprised if you spend the better part of an hour deciding which color/headphone combination is the perfect fit. Say farewell to basic, white earbuds and welcome bright ear wear to your music mix. Click through for a peek at just a few of the color choices.
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Most geeks we know love anything that deals with the space-time continuum, so it makes sense that it's a theme commonly used in sci-fi. With the genre seeing new love this year thanks to current box office hit, Looper, we're in the mood to geek out over the films that first got us interested in science fiction. Take a look back at 10 legendary movies that zip through time travel — did your favorite make the list?