• Danish Fuel’s Repurposed Jerry Can Products Look Surprisingly Stylish

    Danish Fuel’s Repurposed Jerry Can Products Look Surprisingly Stylish

    We’ve seen people do plenty of creative things with refurbished jerry cans.  Danish Fuel’s numerous creations made out of the classic German container, however, easily slide into my list of favorites. In all, the outfit creates three types of products from salvaged jerry cans: a Bar Cabinet, a Bathroom Cabinet, and a Trolley.  To make them, each erstwhile throwaway can is sliced open, cut according to their repurposed function, burnt in an oven for 24 hours (to remove old paint [...]

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  • Baux Träullit Acoustic Panels Soundproof Your Room In Style

    Baux Träullit Acoustic Panels Soundproof Your Room In Style

    Acoustic tiles that let you soundproof a room aren’t anything new. Designed for utilitarian purposes, however, they hardly make for the nicest things to adorn the walls in your home. Such is not the case for the Träullit, a set of modular acoustic panels that double as decorative wall items. Created by Swedish outfit Baux, the tiles are offered in a variety of shapes, including circles, triangles, squares, rectangles, hexagons, and parralelograms. Each one comes in a selection of colors, [...]

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  • This Bottle Cutter Makes Slicing Off Glass Containers A Safer, Faster Affair

    This Bottle Cutter Makes Slicing Off Glass Containers A Safer, Faster Affair

    Slicing off empty glass bottles to turn them into drinking glasses, vases, and hanging lamps can be a fun hobby. At least, until you cut your hand working with sharp glass edges. If you’d rather not risk seeing blood gush out of your limbs, though, the C&C Bottle Cutter might prove plenty helpful. Designed for home use, the device lets you cut bottles of different sizes quickly, precisely, and safely. Granted, it won’t help you sand the sharp edges after [...]

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  • Tequila Barrel Ice Chest: We’ve Found The Hidden Pirate Treasure And It’s Full Of Beer

    Tequila Barrel Ice Chest: We’ve Found The Hidden Pirate Treasure And It’s Full Of Beer

    Any time you’re at a house party, the liquor cabinet is always the hidden pirate treasure everyone’s looking to loot. Now, you can make the liquor stash look like a real hidden pirate treasure, too, with the Tequila Barrel Ice Chest. Made from a real reclaimed tequila barrel, the darn thing looks like a wooden trunk where pirates hide their gold before burying it at a secluded location in a deserted island that they have to draw a map of [...]

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  • Safeplug Anonymizes All Internet Access From Your Home Network

    Safeplug Anonymizes All Internet Access From Your Home Network

    The Tor Browser is about as solid an option there is for anonymously surfing the web. If you’d rather that all internet access around the house be cloaked in the same anonymous stealth mode, however, you’ll need something like the Safeplug. Made by Pogoplug, it’s a box that connects to your router and automatically uses the Tor network for all internet requests that happen in your home network. If you’re not familiar, Tor (short for The Onion Router) is a [...]

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  • Fred And Friends Spring 2014 Lineup, Exclusive Picture Gallery!

    Fred And Friends Spring 2014 Lineup, Exclusive Picture Gallery!

    We caught with up Fred and Friends at NYNOW for a scoop on new products coming out in Spring 2014. You can see more cool stuff and Fall 2013 Pics here. Bear Paw Oven Mitts Bendy Straw Shaped Wine Aerator  Boogie Bites Stand-Up Party Picks  Booz Foos Foosball Drink Stirrers  Cluck Egg Yolk Separator  Crack A Smile Breakfast Mold  Daily Grind Pepper Mill  Frozen Smiles Ice Tray  Hot Or Not Heat Sensing Mug  Lemon Tea Citrus Tea Infuser  Steam Ship Steamer [...]

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  • X-Mat Assembly System Keeps Your Tools And Materials In Place During Shop Projects

    X-Mat Assembly System Keeps Your Tools And Materials In Place During Shop Projects

    Holed workbenches paired with bench dogs and wedges should make a decent enough system to keep wood items in place while you’re working on them. If you’d like something that can grab a hold of more complex stuff for large projects, however, we have a feeling the X-Mat Assembly System can do a more helpful job. Made by Woodpeckers, it’s a modular system for holding practically any item being worked on in place. With a variety of modules for workholding [...]

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  • Arthur Egg Cup: Your Boiled Egg Is Now A Knight In Shining Armor

    Arthur Egg Cup: Your Boiled Egg Is Now A Knight In Shining Armor

    When I first saw an egg cup, all I can think of is how unnecessary it is. I can just put a boiled egg on my Transportation Plate and eat it from there. So I never bought one and forgot all about them. And then I saw the Arthur Egg Cup and my mind was blown. Turns out I really do need an egg cup, after all. An egg cup clad in the form of an armored knight, it guards [...]

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  • Sosu Barrel-Aged Sriracha: Your Favorite Hot Sauce Fermented In Whiskey Barrels

    Sosu Barrel-Aged Sriracha: Your Favorite Hot Sauce Fermented In Whiskey Barrels

    Alcohol tastes good when you put it in barrels to age for a while. So why not try the same with everyone’s favorite hot sauce? That’s exactly what Sosu Sauces did with the Sosu Barrel-Aged Sriracha. From the same guys that gave the world the similarly quirky Srirachup (a sriracha catsup), the new sauce combines the immensely popular Thai condiment with the craft of fermentation. Taste is described as spicy and fruity, with a lingering smokiness from the oak barrels. [...]

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  • Skull Wall Mirror Lets You Look Like A Supervillain Every Morning

    Skull Wall Mirror Lets You Look Like A Supervillain Every Morning

    That GQ Mirror you have by the closet is awesome, allowing you to feel like a male model every time you fix your hair in the morning. It’s a great help when you need that little extra boost of self-esteem and confidence to begin your day. But what about those mornings when you want to walk around all wicked and sinister, like when you’re holding tough negotiations with suppliers or competing in an ironman triathlon? Feel like an absolute supervillain [...]

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  • Sprout Is A Pencil That Turns Into A Plant

    Sprout Is A Pencil That Turns Into A Plant

    Remember the Pooleaf, those ballpoint pens that look like an indoor plant when bundled together into a cup? Yeah, that was pretty cool. These Sprout Pencils can also turn into a plant, except instead of artificial plastic flora, it can grow into real herbs when buried in soil. A pencil with a seed inside, you can use it like any regular pencil for writing, sketching, and tapping on the desk any time you get anxious and fidgety. Rather than merely [...]

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  • Cricut Explore Adds Handwriting To Its Robot Craft Skills

    Cricut Explore Adds Handwriting To Its Robot Craft Skills

    We’re big fans of Cricut’s printers around here, whether it’s for papercraft or edible materials. The new Cricut Explore does the same thing as most of their previous papercraft machines, with one twist — the darn thing can handwrite doodles and dedications, too. Yep, it’s the all-in-one scrapbooking robot for the Etsy generation. Eliminating the need to pick up a pen to put personalized markings on your robot-cut sheets, you just insert a pen, pencil, or marker on the designated [...]

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  • Korg tinyPiano: A Toy Piano With Real Instrument Sound

    Korg tinyPiano: A Toy Piano With Real Instrument Sound

    Toy pianos for young children have been around for seemingly forever. Why do you think so many young children grow up to become hipster musicians with no health insurance when they grow up, after all? We kid, we kid. The Korg tinyPiano is a modern update on the popular toy, injecting it with a little more musical muscle under the lid. At first glance, it looks like any of the toy pianos children have played with for the longest time. [...]

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  • These Floyd Legs Can Turn Pretty Much Any Flat Surface Into A Table

    These Floyd Legs Can Turn Pretty Much Any Flat Surface Into A Table

    Over the years, we’ve seen various clamp designs that let you create impromptu tables out of any flat slab. So far though, I have yet to find one I can actually purchase. Well, that ends now with these Floyd Legs. The concept is simple: attach a clamp to a table leg, so it can be attached to one corner of a slab of wood, metal or some other material that can serve as a tabletop. That’s it. As long as [...]

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  • Tranquility Pod:  Hatch Inside This Egg And Reinvigorate Yourself

    Tranquility Pod: Hatch Inside This Egg And Reinvigorate Yourself

    Remember when you were little and you’ll hide inside a closet and feel so comfy while encroached in that tight compartment. So comfy, in fact, that you’d sometimes fall asleep and sometimes spend hours on end doing nothing? Turns out things don’t change much when you grow up — except you need a bigger space to fit your grown-man frame. And that’s exactly what this Tranquility Pod offers. Designed by Alberto Frias, it’s basically a giant egg with a hole [...]

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  • Man Cave Décor: F-4 Landing Gear Wall Sculpture

    Man Cave Décor: F-4 Landing Gear Wall Sculpture

    Apparently, there’s a way to salvage parts of decommissioned military jets, which I didn’t even know was an option in life. And it makes me sad that I didn’t devote my days to that pursuit. So color me jealous that some dude was actually lucky enough to salvage a whole load of landing gear doors from retired military F4 phantom jets, then refurbished them into these F-4 Landing Gear Wall Sculptures that inject a dose of aviation-inspired aesthetics into your [...]

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  • Crock-Pot Wemo Smart Slow Cooker Can Be Controlled Remotely Using Your Smartphone

    Crock-Pot Wemo Smart Slow Cooker Can Be Controlled Remotely Using Your Smartphone

    Slow cookers (and pseudo-slow-cookers) are awesome, letting you cook food with the most intense flavors, all while requiring minimal kitchen skills. It’s like the appliance version of MSG. And while programmable slow cookers have already solved the problem of irregular work and social schedules messing up your dinner plans (e.g. you come home to pot roast falling apart like hashed meat after having to do 4 hours overtime at work), it still would be fun to be able to just [...]

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  • Belkin WeMo Maker Kit Smartens Up All Your Gadgets And Machines

    Belkin WeMo Maker Kit Smartens Up All Your Gadgets And Machines

    A connected home is awesome and all but replacing everything in your digs with newly-minted smart counterparts (e.g. smart locks, smart doorbells, smart winches) just isn’t a fiscally responsible option for everyone. Heck, it’s probably a horrible idea for a lot of folks. The DIY solution? Hack an Arduino as a remote switch, then use it to control legacy appliances from a central source. Since not everybody is going to be stoked about having to do complex coding and electronics [...]

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  • ToastyMUG Keeps Your Hands Toasty While Sipping Hot Coffee

    ToastyMUG Keeps Your Hands Toasty While Sipping Hot Coffee

    There’s a reason why they put handles on coffee mugs — most people simply don’t want to burn their hands trying to enjoy a steaming cup of hot morning coffee. Apparently, not everyone likes to do that. Some people, as it turns out, are more Daenerys Stormborn in their relationship with high temperatures, preferring to cup their hands around the mugs to keep them toasty. Really. The ToastyMUG was created for them. Designed by Sabrina Fossi, it’s a glazed ceramic [...]

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