An eco-friendly footwear startup is turning plastic bottles into beautiful sneakers — each pair diverts 17 plastic bottles from landfills and rolls up to the size of a pair of socks

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. VIVOBAREFOOT Barefoot shoe industry leader Vivobarefoot is now producing a line of shoes made from recycled water bottles ($ 90 – $ 190). Each pair of shoes will […]

You can now buy avocados the size of your head in Australia for $12 each

NatashaPhoto/iStock You can now buy enormous head-sized avocados in Australia. The 1.2kg avocados have been dubbed Avozillas. They’re selling fast despite the £9 ($ 12). Avozillas apparently taste identical to regular avocados, but with a softer finish that makes them slightly easier to spread. A new giant-sized variety of the avocado is being sold in Australia […]

A Hoverboard for each foot

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Buy Hotel Award Nights in the US, Europe, and Japan From $62 Each

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Hand-Drawn RPG ‘Nepenthe’ Offers Moral Choice With Each Battle

Nepenthe, on top of having a charming look reminiscent of all of the made-up video games I’d scribble in the margins of my homework at school when I was a kid, offers moral choice with its combat, letting players work toward saving the monsters and troublemakers that mean to thump them on the head. You […]

Queen: This is why Queen Elizabeth’s birthday changes each year – royal tradition

The Queen, 92, celebrates her birthday today, 9 June, but many will recall she already honoured the occasion earlier this year on 21 April. This is because the Queen has two birthdays: her actual birthday – the date she was born – on 21 April, and an official birthday later in the year, where the […]

Apple will let iPhone users play augmented reality video games with each other (AAPL)

John Gress/Reuters Apple is releasing a feature that will allow iPhone users to exist in the same augmented reality “space.” It could be good for games, or for factory and industrial work.  The tool is planned to be announced at the company’s WWDC developer event next week. The augmented reality will be shared phone to […]

2019 Chevy Silverado: Which engines are available with each trim level?

The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado engine lineup has finally been revealed, with a grand total of six making their way behind the all-new Chevy pickup’s redesigned fascia. We’ve highlighted in-depth the all-new 2.7-liter turbocharged four-cylinder and new 5.3-liter V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management (DFM), which will be joined by a mostly carryover 4.3-liter V6, a 5.3-liter […]