• Polaris Slingshot: This Exotic-Looking Three-Wheeled Beauty Starts At Just $20K

    Polaris Slingshot: This Exotic-Looking Three-Wheeled Beauty Starts At Just $20K

    Polaris, the guys behind some of the gnarliest ATV off-roaders available, are making a 3 wheeled car/motorcycle.  Well, a car that looks like a three-wheeled Ariel Atom, all while being technically classified as a motorcycle.  It’s called the Polaris Slingshot and it just might become one of the most tempting purchases of next year. Like a car, it has an open-air cockpit with a steering wheel, a stick shift, and side-by-side bucket seats for two in the cabin.  However, the rear [...]

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  • 20 Of Our Favorite Things To Come Out Of Comic Con International San Diego 2014

    20 Of Our Favorite Things To Come Out Of Comic Con International San Diego 2014

    The 2014 San Diego Comic Con has come and gone.  Like previous years, it was used as the stage to launch some of the biggest pop culture projects due for release in the near future.  Here are our favorites. 1. Wonder Woman The first official photo of the new Wonder Woman appearing in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice were released on Saturday.  And it shamelessly bites on Xena, the Warrior Princess.  And we have no problem with it.  And [...]

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  • DiGiorno Design A Pizza Kit Lets You Arrange Your Own Toppings

    DiGiorno Design A Pizza Kit Lets You Arrange Your Own Toppings

    The most annoying thing about frozen pizzas is that the toppings are always out of place.  You’ll get three pepperonis stacked on this end, bell peppers falling off the sides, or all the chicken somehow migrated on one side of the pie.  It’s annoying.  Since they’re going to make you work to fix that pizza anyway, someone made the DiGiorno Design a Pizza Kit, a frozen pizza where you’ll have to put all toppings by yourself. Instead of a frozen [...]

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  • These Puzzle Potatoes Let You Play Tetris With Tater Tots

    These Puzzle Potatoes Let You Play Tetris With Tater Tots

    We’re always on the lookout for more ways to play with our food.  Play is fun and food is delicious, after all, so playing with your food is like a grand collision of wonderful things on earth.  For that reason, these Puzzle Potatoes will now become part of our regular shopping schedule. Made by Monarch, the sliced potato pieces are shaped like classic tetromino bricks that you can put together to form a straight line with no gaps.  We’re not [...]

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  • Heimplanet Mavericks Inflatable Tent Can Survive Winds Up To 112MPH

    Heimplanet Mavericks Inflatable Tent Can Survive Winds Up To 112MPH

    Remember the inflatable Cave Tent, which let you set up a functional tent without having to do all the grunt work that usually came with it?  Well, the company behind it just took inflatable tents to another level with the Heimplanet Mavericks. Originally designed to be used at the Red Bull Storm Chase in Ireland, this blow-up shelter has been rated to withstand winds that blow at a whopping 112 mph.  To the unfamiliar, the Red Bull Storm Chase is [...]

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  • Sense Sleep Monitor Will Track Not Just Sleep Patterns, But Bedroom Conditions

    Sense Sleep Monitor Will Track Not Just Sleep Patterns, But Bedroom Conditions

    Still haven’t found the sleep monitor that does exactly what you’re looking for?  Maybe you’ll like Sense, which tracks not just your sleep patterns, but the environment inside the bedroom to give you more accurate insights. It will combine sleep patterns with ambient factors like noise, light, temperature, humidity, and particles in the air to create reports that can detail how a variety of things are affecting the quality of your sleep.  Noise will be recorded, too, so you can [...]

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  • These Bandbox Bike Helmets Come Disguised As Stylish Hats

    These Bandbox Bike Helmets Come Disguised As Stylish Hats

    Wearing a bike helmet can help keep you safe during everyday commute.  If you prefer accessorizing with a hat than a sporty vented helmet, though, you might want to look at Bandbox and their ever-growing collection of bike helmets. Designed to encourage cyclists to wear their helmets more frequently, the protective headgear is cleverly hidden underneath a selection of traditional hats.  Want to wear a wood felt fedora?  They got one.  How about a cowboy hat?  Yee-haw, they got that, [...]

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  • Bunch O Balloons Lets You Make 100 Water Balloons A Minute

    Bunch O Balloons Lets You Make 100 Water Balloons A Minute

    Water balloon fights always come down to who can throw the most balloons in the shortest amount of time.  In that way, the battle isn’t won in the field, but in the preparation – those long hours filling up balloon after balloon from the tap.  The Bunch O Balloon can optimize that bottleneck, claiming to fill up over 100 water balloons in just a single minute. Designed to attach to a hose, the contraption has 37 mini-tubes with a balloon [...]

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  • Toasted Selfies Toaster: Put Your Face On A Toast So You Can Eat It

    Toasted Selfies Toaster: Put Your Face On A Toast So You Can Eat It

    Want everyone in the office to know you by face?  Replace the toaster in the pantry with one of these Toasted Selfies and you’ll be the most popular person at work in no time.   Hello, promotion. Unlike that puny radio toaster currently sitting in the counter, this custom-built model will imprint your face on every single slice of bread that pops out of its slot.  That way, everyone who dares have breakfast in the office will have no choice but [...]

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  • Nvidia Shield Android Tablet Comes With Hardcore Gaming Guts

    Nvidia Shield Android Tablet Comes With Hardcore Gaming Guts

    The newest Nvidia Shield reboots the original from 2013 by becoming a full-featured Android tablet.  We know, there’s nothing exciting about tablets in 2014.  But this isn’t just a tablet.  Somehow, Nvidia managed to build a device with a tablet form factor into a hardcore portable gaming machine. At its heart, the Shield is like a regular Android tablet that you can use to run mobile apps and do normal things.  It runs a stock version of Android 4.4 KitKat, [...]

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  • This Cute Robot Named Jibo Wants To Be Part Of Your Family

    This Cute Robot Named Jibo Wants To Be Part Of Your Family

    While Jibo isn’t the first attempt at building an interactive robot for the home, it may very well become the first one you actually want to own. It’s not like the family robot old-time science fiction imagined.  It won’t fix your bed when you wake up, grab you a beer when you get home, or even wash your clothes on the weekends.  Instead, it functions more like Siri with personality, answering user queries and performing digital tasks, all while looking [...]

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  • Spray Cake: The Most Convenient And Laziest Way To Make A Cake?

    Spray Cake: The Most Convenient And Laziest Way To Make A Cake?

    The Spray Cake is a new baking solution that puts pre-made cake batter inside an aerosol can.  No more adding eggs and water to your cake mixes – just spray the whole thing onto a dish and slip it inside the oven. Not only does it make preparing batter faster, the cake cooks faster, too.  When the batter is used to make cupcakes, it can bake in just 30 seconds; for a whole cake, it will take just an entire [...]

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  • Use The goTenna To Send And Receive Texts Without Internet Access or Cell Service

    Use The goTenna To Send And Receive Texts Without Internet Access or Cell Service

    The goTenna is a radio antenna that can communicate with other goTenna units.   Designed to work with a mobile app, it lets you send text messages to other goTenna users even without cell service or internet access in the area. Designed for off-grid use, it lets you have a way to communicate even with no access to cell towers, WiFi networks, or communication satellites in sight.  Need a way to text friends who split with the main group during a [...]

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  • Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster: Meet Aston Martin’s Fastest Droptop To Date

    Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster: Meet Aston Martin’s Fastest Droptop To Date

    The V12 Vantage S isn’t only the highest performing vehicle Aston Martin ever built, it’s also the most driver-focused.  This time around, the automaker is making the latest iteration of the wild beast of a ride even more fun by taking the top off with the Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster. Like the coupe, the new car pairs the company’s biggest engine with the Vantage S’ iconic compact body.  Described as a “devilishly charismatic driving machine,” it’s an undeniable [...]

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  • These Missions Moon Boot Sneakers Are The Only Legit Way To Moonwalk

    These Missions Moon Boot Sneakers Are The Only Legit Way To Moonwalk

    Sure, Michael Jackson used to moonwalk just fine without a pair of shoes like this.  But if this thing had existed in his time, we have no doubt the King of Pop would have seen fit to deck his feet in these Missions Sneakers. Modeled after the special boots Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin wore when they landed on the moon, the kicks combine retro styling, which plenty of sneakerheads still love, with the same colorway we imagine the legendary [...]

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  • Porsche 911 Turbo S GB Edition: Congratulations UK, You Get Your Very Own Exclusive 911

    Porsche 911 Turbo S GB Edition: Congratulations UK, You Get Your Very Own Exclusive 911

    We’re not privy to Porsche’s sales figures in the UK, but we’re guessing it must be good.  Why else would the luxury automaker build the Porsche 911 Turbo S GB, a special-edition 911 exclusively for Prince Harry’s domain? Released in commemoration of the 911’s 40th year anniversary (very first one was produced in 1974), the vehicle takes the standard 911 Turbo S and gives it a little British flair.  Well, somewhat. Inside, the car gets special “Guards Red” stitching, custom-made [...]

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  • Not Just Pictures Of Some Trash, These Are Wooden Sculptures Modeled Out Of Everyday Garbage

    Not Just Pictures Of Some Trash, These Are Wooden Sculptures Modeled Out Of Everyday Garbage

    While these look like packaging discards borne out of our conspicuous consumption, they’re not.  Instead, they’re sculptures that come as part of Tom Pfannerstill’s From the Street series, which painfully recreate worn out junk items using wood and paint. That’s right, someone went through piles of garbage, picked out the most aesthetically-pleasing ones, then took them back to his studio.  There, he modeled them in basswood and paint, recreating erstwhile rotting trash into fresh sculptures that can be hung up [...]

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  • These Rocket Scientist Designed Flare Pans Can Cook Food 44 Percent Faster

    These Rocket Scientist Designed Flare Pans Can Cook Food 44 Percent Faster

      Want to cut down your cooking time?  Trade in whatever pots and pans you’re using with Lakeland’s Flare Pans, which use a unique flared design that distributes heat much better than any conventional cookware. Developed by Lakeland in conjunction with a real rocket scientist, the scientific saucepans feature high-performance fins that take the heat from the flame at the bottom of the pan, then channels it across the whole base and up the sides.  This allows the cookware to [...]

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  • Victorinox SwissCard Lite Puts A Pocket Multi-Tool In Your Wallet

    Victorinox SwissCard Lite Puts A Pocket Multi-Tool In Your Wallet

    With smartphones and other gadgets now taking up the bulk of room in our pockets, few people have the space to carry a conventional Swiss Army Knife around.  If you still feel the need to keep a set of miniature tools on hand, however, your wallet remains a viable option for storage.  And that’s exactly where you can keep the Victorinox Swisscard Lite. Sized like a credit card, it consists of a plastic container holding a selection of miniature tools [...]

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