The New Mac Candle is a hand-poured, 100% soy 9-ounce candle offering 45-hours of burn time with notes of mint, peach, basil, lavender, mandarin and sage. It's $24.
Here it is reviewed by staff at The Verge, who all have different opinions on what it smells like, until they're told what it's supposed to be, whereupon they agree it smells nothing like a new Mac.
I remember distinctly the scent in question: notes of adhesives and hot-pressed cardboard with a delicious aftertaste of styrene. Maybe the candle smells like a New Mac if you poured an artisanal cocktail on one?
Create your own version of “Smell-O-Vision” by watching one the first three Star Wars films and lighting these officially-licensed candles from Merchoid when the scene coincides with the smell. List of scents: A New Hope: Wookiee: Ever wondered what a walking carpet smells like? Bantha Milk [erroneously spelled ‘Banther’ on the candle]: Love the smell […]
With Father’s Day around the corner, the folks behind A.1. Sauce have rolled out (what they consider to be) the greatest gift for dad’s ever: meat-scented candles. The three “meat scents” are Burger, Backyard BBQ, and Original Meat (which they write, “pairs well with dad jokes”). Each candle costs $14.99. (bookofjoe)
Anyone who was a hippie or who grew up knowing a hippie or two probably saw these intricate carved candles here and there. They eventually went mainstream in the 1970s, like macramé.
If your office works at all, it uses Microsoft Office. Those icons for Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook are as familiar around some workplaces as the coffee machine. So familiar, in fact, that they get taken for granted – and rarely used to their full potential. Whether you need a crash course in the essential tools […]
It’s a great time to be a maker. 3D printers are on store shelves for anyone to buy, and coder kits like Arduino and Raspberry Pi are letting kids as young as 9 or 10 dive into the Internet of Things. Here are a few examples of our favorite tech toys, all priced low enough […]
Want to make a hit? The right software is out there for anyone, but any music producer will tell you that finding the right sound can still take time and talent. Still, the right tools are a great shortcut, which makes this Synth & Sound Pack Bundle absolutely priceless. And now that it’s on sale […]