booze
The 20 Weirdest, Coolest Liquor Bottles in the World

Generally speaking, it's what's inside a bottle that counts. It could come out of a yak udder just as long as it still tastes like a fine, single-malt Scotch. Still, there's nothing wrong with a little creative packaging. And booze bottles come in some of the most creative, decadent, and just plain bizarre designs you can imagine. Read More >>

3d printing
This 3D-Printed Web of Plastic Caps Turns Water Bottles Into a Vase

If your recycling bin overfloweth with empty plastic water bottles, or you're just too lazy to take them to the bin, why not turn them from an eyesore into a lovely centrepiece with this 3D-printed web of bottlecaps? All you need to do is scrounge up twelve similarly sized bottles and you've got yourself a one of a kind vase that can hold an entire bouquet of flowers. Read More >>

gadgets
Hide Your Beer Bottle From the Man With This Clever Water Bottle

Are you tired of being told when and where you can and cannot drink? Taking advantage of the fact that everyone carries around reusable water bottles these days, the BottleCamo blends right in. But instead of filling it with water, you unscrew the bottle, stash some booze inside, and don't let any silly laws prevent you from downing a cold one when you want to. Read More >>

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How to Cut a Glass Bottle In Two Using Fire and Water

You might not be able to envision a time when you're lathe-less and need to cut a glass bottle in two, but when it does happen, you'll be quite happy you spent three minutes watching 'CrazyRussianHacker' do it with string, alcohol, fire, and water. And even if you don't ever cut your own glass, this hack is still incredibly fun to watch. Read More >>

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How a Used Bottle Becomes a New Bottle Again

Recycling! It's good for the planet, or something. It's also a very sensible thing to do. But how does the bottle you just drank out of become a new bottle you'll drink out of in the future? No, it's not just refilling the glass. It's a process that involves magnets, soda ash, a 2,700 degree furnace, something called gobs and more. Read More >>

genius
They've Invented a Twist-Off Wine Cork and Life Will Never Be the Same

The product of a collaboration beween the industrious lushes at cork manufacturer Amorim and those at bottle-making company O-I, the new threaded, resealable design (and matching threaded bottle neck) is aimed at the "popular premium" wine market, which includes bottles that retail for between £5-£10, roughly. And while four years of research may seem a tad excessive, much of that time was spent waiting... and waiting... and waiting some more, allowing them to see whether or not the new cork had any effect on taste, aroma, or colour. (Spoiler: it didn't.) Read More >>

design
Coke's New Bottle Is Seriously Cool

Don't you just hate it when your bottle of Coke gets warm in the blazing summer sun we occasionally get here? And that when you're done drinking, you're left lugging around an empty plastic bottle? Well, not any more, because Coca Cola's just started making bottles entirely out of ice. Read More >>

health
This Replacement Cap That Turns Any Water Bottle Into a Humidifier

When you name your product the 'Amazing Humidifier' it better be bringing something great to the table. After all, it's pretty hard to get excited over something as mundane as a humidifier. But the fact that this compact version transforms any water bottle into a secret weapon to battle dry skin is, admittedly, pretty amazing. Read More >>

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The World's Largest Message-in-a-Bottle Brings Tidings of Soft Drink

The world's largest message-in-a-bottle has taken to the seas, but it's not a call for rescue or some kind of timeless secret. Its message is just "drink our soft drink" but damned if it isn't still kind of cool. Read More >>

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Watch a Laser Light Glass Bottles on Fire

The idea behind this video is pretty simple, it's a laser igniting black-flash paper to spark a fire inside a bottle. But the execution of it is just mesmerising  The Wicked Laser 100mW Spyder III Krypton burns through the paper in a pyro domino effect, and the flame just explodes inside the bottle. You get to see it broken down in slow motion too. Lasers. Fire. Slow motion. Always a good combination. [World Scott via Laughing Squid] Read More >>

booze
Does Your Bottle Cap Fire Off a Cannon When You Open It?

The bevvy-merchants at Strongbow have designed what being touted as the world's first digital bottle cap which doubles as a rudimentary remote. Using RFID technology, the StartCap can do everything from turning off the lights, to powering up your stereo when you crack open a cold one. Read More >>

design week
10 of the Best Coke Bottle (and Can) Designs

Unlike their main competitor, Pepsi, Coca-Cola have kept the same classic logo ever since their inception in 1885! They have however changed a few things along the way. Particularly the design of their bottles and cans. The bottle design that most of us recognise was praised by none other than Andy Warhol, as "a design icon". We take a look at the morphology of the fizzy stuff over the years. Read More >>

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Bottle Blender Mixes Fresh Fruit and Water To Flavor Your Boring H2O

If plain old water doesn't quench your palate, but you don't want to spring for a fancy flavour-enhanced pre-bottled alternative, feast your eyes upon the Aqua Zinger DIY H2O infuser. It lets you imbue your water with everything from fresh fruit essences, to spices, to jelly babies. Read More >>

design
Sleek Thermos Is a Tribute To Cutting-Edge 1980s Computer Graphics

When computer graphics was in its infancy—well before CG dinosaurs appeared—a simple 3D model of a teapot was used for testing software and new rendering techniques. And the simple lines of Normann Copenhagen's Geo thermos is reminiscent of that time when CG was comparatively primitive to what we see on screen today. Read More >>

booze
Luchador Bottle Openers Wrestle Caps Into Submission

Looking for the perfect way to combine your love of Mexican wrestling and getting drunk? Well, the former probably goes hand-in-hand with the latter, but if you can't make it out to the ring, these masked Luchador bottle openers will spar with your favourite drink. Read More >>

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