Adorable Lamps, Deplorable Glasses: Other Stories We Didn't Post

So much news passes before our collective eyes every day that we couldn't possibly cover it all. Mostly because much of it isn't worth covering! But here are a some borderline tidbits we passed on, just in case.

Ding Dong, the Streak 5 Is Dead

Dell's strange experiment is hard-to-hold tablet phones has come to an end. While the 7-inch Streak lives on for now, the bulky, outmoded, inexplicable five-incher has been put out to pasture. Condolences to its twos and threes of large-mitted fanboys. [PCMag]

The Terribly Unfortunate 3D Glasses Vending Machine

If you're so vain that you need to buy $US30 "designer" 3D glasses on the way into a (dark) movie theatre (where literally everyone is wearing the same thing and not looking at you ever while doing it), yours is a sadness that is too deep to plumb. [Engadget]

Lamps That Are Almost Adorable Enough for Pixar

We like these lamps by A+Z Design, we really do. What we don't like: they're just concepts, and not quite ooooh-worthy enough to justify a post on looks alone. [Dezeen]

Google+ Games Go Live

You can play games on Google+ now! Which for me means just one more opportunity to not use Google+.

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