• Krazy Beaver Super Shovel Comes With Sharp Teeth For Chomping On Clay And Ice

    Krazy Beaver Super Shovel Comes With Sharp Teeth For Chomping On Clay And Ice

    Shovels are extremely useful in the garden, apart from serving as a makeshift weapon in a time of need.  Only problem?  It looks about as intimidating as a wheelbarrow to strike enough fear at anyone intending to do you harm.  The Krazy Beaver Super Shovel changes that. From the handle down to the shoulder, it looks just like every other shovel you can get from the hardware store, ready to dig deep into any pile of dirt.  Unlike ordinary digging [...]

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  • Check Out These 20 Cool Products From Fred And Friends Fall 2014 Lineup

    Check Out These 20 Cool Products From Fred And Friends Fall 2014 Lineup

    We’re huge fans of Fred and their off-the-wall takes on erstwhile humdrum home and office staples.  Check out what they have in store for fans in the Fall 2014. 1. Nested Measuring Cups   This nesting set of measuring cups consists of a mother hen that opens to reveal an egg, which then opens to reveal a baby chick.  Each of the pieces (hen, egg, and chick) can be split into two halves, the bottom of which serves as a [...]

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  • Zubin Axe Hiking Pole Can Turn Into A Spear, A Slingshot, A Saw, And More

    Zubin Axe Hiking Pole Can Turn Into A Spear, A Slingshot, A Saw, And More

    Trekking poles can be plenty useful, helping you navigate rougher terrain with better balance and stability.  The Zubin Axe, however, takes the hiking stick up a notch, integrating multiple features that turn it into an indispensable outdoor multi-tool. Described as a “multi-tool survival staff,” the contraption comes with multiple modules that you can attach to turn it into something else entirely.  Like an axe.  Or a saw.  Or a fishing spear, among several others. The Zubin Axe is a two-piece [...]

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  • This Flexible Smart Twister Can Carry Weights Up To 300 Pounds

    This Flexible Smart Twister Can Carry Weights Up To 300 Pounds

    Sometimes, you find a new product that can replace a slew of things in your garage and workshop.  This Smart Twister is one of them. A multi-purpose bar, it’s strong enough to serve as a hook for hanging heavy objects, as well as flexible enough to use as a tie strap for binding items together.  Even better, you can shape it yourself any way you like, so you get exactly the kind of hooks and loops you need to accommodate [...]

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  • Tool Pen Screwdriver Changes Bits Like Pop-A-Point Pencils From Elementary School

    Tool Pen Screwdriver Changes Bits Like Pop-A-Point Pencils From Elementary School

    Somehow, I never saw the design of pop-a-point pencils (you should remember them from grade school) ever being used to make a screwdriver with interchangeable bits.  But someone did.  And it works so much better than I ever would have expected.  Called the Tool Pen, it’s the portable, multi-bit screwdriver you’ll actually want to carry around. Made by Taiwan-based Mininch, the tool is, literally, a pop-a-point screwdriver.  Just like the pencil counterpart, it comes with multiple bits stacked inside the [...]

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  • Hazet Collapsible Tool Trolley: This Toolbox Turns Into A Mobile Shelf

    Hazet Collapsible Tool Trolley: This Toolbox Turns Into A Mobile Shelf

    You’re working on the car, both arms covered in a sleeveful of grease. You dig into your toolbag to get an O ring sitting in the bottom, smearing the rest of the tools with the same slime all over your arms. Bad idea. The Hazet Collapsible Tool Trolley lets you keep the same tools in one place while avoiding messy results. When closed, it looks like a large toolbox that you can carry with two hands or pull along the ground. When [...]

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  • Worx Aerocart Wheelbarrow Can Transform Into A Dolly, A Cargo Trailer, And More

    Worx Aerocart Wheelbarrow Can Transform Into A Dolly, A Cargo Trailer, And More

    Described as one of the most innovative hand carts around, the Worx Aerocart can quickly convert from a wheelbarrow to a hand truck to a rolling bag, among a few other configurations. No more making do with the wheelbarrow you got when a dolly is the best tool for the job — this cart can be equipped to become any of 8 different manual transport equipment. Even better, the flexible function doesn’t compromise any part of the wheelbarrow’s functionality. Not only can [...]

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  • KLAX Multi-Tool Lets You Weaponize A Piece Of Stick Into A Deadly Axe

    KLAX Multi-Tool Lets You Weaponize A Piece Of Stick Into A Deadly Axe

    Just like the gazillion of multi-tools out there, KLAX can be used as a hammer, a hex wrench, and a ruler, among other things. Unlike them, however, the darn thing can attach to the end of a handle and immediately turn into a deadly axe that lets you live out your lumberjack (or axe murderer, whichever the case may be) fantasies. When detached from its handle, the device is slim enough to be slipped into your jeans’ back pocket, allowing you to walk [...]

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  • TapPainter Lets You Virtually Paint Your Home In Any Color

    TapPainter Lets You Virtually Paint Your Home In Any Color

    You can visualize what your house will look like with a fresh color of paint all you want, but you can’t really tell how it’s going to be until all your walls are covered in the new shade. And by then, it’s too late to change your mind. The TapPainter is an app that lets you see exactly what your home interior will look like in any paint color without making a real commitment. Described as a “sophisticated color visualizer,” [...]

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  • Nomad 883 CNC Mill Minimizes Mess And Noise While Cutting

    Nomad 883 CNC Mill Minimizes Mess And Noise While Cutting

    The Nomad 883 isn’t the first desktop CNC machine to make a play for your tiny workshop space. We have to say, though, it looks a heck of a lot sleeker than previous efforts (e.g. Handibot) we’ve seen. Made by Carbide 3D, it’s a fully-functional CNC machine that’s aimed at novice users, handling all the complexities of traditional CNC machines in the background, so you can focus on just cranking out your designs. It’s designed to work out of the box, [...]

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  • Golden Goose Lets You Scramble Eggs While They’re Still In The Shell

    Golden Goose Lets You Scramble Eggs While They’re Still In The Shell

    If someone told me it’s possible to shake an egg, boil it, and end up with hard-boiled scrambled eggs, I would have been pretty sure there’s another punchline coming. In fact, that’s exactly what I thought when I first heard about Golden Goose, a kitchen tool that lets you scramble eggs while they’re still inside the shell. A hand-powered kitchen gadget, it looks like one of those spinning disk toys where you pull on the strings with both hands to [...]

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  • Peres E-Nose Sniffs Meat, Poultry And Fish For Freshness, Warns Against Food Poisoning

    Peres E-Nose Sniffs Meat, Poultry And Fish For Freshness, Warns Against Food Poisoning

    Food-related illnesses aren’t uncommon. And they usually happen because someone cooked something that, for one reason or another, isn’t all that palatable for human consumption. Peres is a gadget that scans meats to test for freshness, determining whether it’s still suitable for cooking or if it’s actually time to leave it out for the neighborhood strays. Billed as “the world’s first portable electronic nose,” the device can be used to detect the quality and freshness of pork, beef, chicken, and [...]

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  • Mellow Is The Sous Vide Cooker For Your Busy Lifestyle

    Mellow Is The Sous Vide Cooker For Your Busy Lifestyle

    Mellow is a countertop sous vide appliance that comes with an integrated cooling unit. That’s right, it doubles as a fridge. Why? So it can keep your food refrigerated until the time you want to begin cooking it in a steaming water bath, making sous vide just a little more convenient to those who spend the better part of the day out of the house. No more coming home famished, cooking your chicken for two hours, and browning it with [...]

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  • Imbue Is A Versatile Drafting Ruler For On-The-Go Creatives

    Imbue Is A Versatile Drafting Ruler For On-The-Go Creatives

    If Imbue came out in the 80s, it would have been celebrated for being impeccably hip (unless it got buried in obscurity or something, but I digress). It’s a versatile little thing. A simple file-like tool, it can function as a ruler, a triangle, a compass, and a T-bar, sparing plenty of people from carrying a whole load of drafting supplies using just a single contraption. Granted, there is still a healthy market for these things, although probably not as [...]

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  • Herb Keeper Mill Gives You Fresh Herbs On Tap

    Herb Keeper Mill Gives You Fresh Herbs On Tap

    Sure, growing an indoor garden will ensure you never run out of fresh herbs any time you’re whipping magic in the kitchen. If gardening isn’t in the list of things you care about, though, this Herb Keeper Mill might serve as a workable alternative. Made by Ippinka, it’s a combination grinder and container designed to be stored in a freezer when not in use, keeping your supply of herbs fresh for extended periods of time. Any time you need whatever herb you’ve [...]

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  • Every Beer Drinker Needs This 10-Second Beer Glass Froster In Their Life

    Every Beer Drinker Needs This 10-Second Beer Glass Froster In Their Life

    Of course, I’d much rather have an easy-to-use contraption for chilling my beer ice cold in a single minute. But if I can’t have that, I’ll be willing to take this Beer Glass Froster instead, which conveniently frosts your steins like it came from the freezer in just 10 seconds. That’s right, no more leaving your beer stein in a freezer for long periods. Instead, just walk up to this appliance, put the glass under the spout, and press the button [...]

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  • Chef’n Zipstrip Provides A Quick And Easy Way To Strip Leaves From Fresh Herbs

    Chef’n Zipstrip Provides A Quick And Easy Way To Strip Leaves From Fresh Herbs

    Your kitchen herb garden is growing along nicely, providing a fresh supply of dill, thyme, and rosemary any time you need to use their flavor in your meals.  If you’re going to use fresh herbs this much, you’re going to need a way to quickly prepare them for cooking and the Zipstrip sounds like it should be an indispensable part of your kitchen. Made by Chef’n, it’s a spoon-like tool that lets you strip herb leaves from their stems in [...]

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  • SkaterTrainer Turns Skateboards Into Practice Boards Really Helping You Learn New Tricks

    SkaterTrainer Turns Skateboards Into Practice Boards Really Helping You Learn New Tricks

    Learning a new skateboard trick entails a lot of trial and error, usually accompanied with a heaping of scrapes and the occasional broken bone.  That’s just how it’s always been.  But who says it has to be that way going forward?  Definitely not the guys behind SkaterTrainer. A tool that makes learning new skate tricks simpler and safer, it attaches to the board’s wheels, keeping it from moving before and after performing a trick.  Basically, it lets you practice kickflips, [...]

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  • Axe Pizza Cutter: Hack Your Pies Like A Lumberjack

    Axe Pizza Cutter: Hack Your Pies Like A Lumberjack

    My wife once asked me about guys’ fascination with axes and swords.  I told her, “I don’t know what you’re talking about, guys aren’t into axes and swords THAT much.”  I then proceeded to pick up my Unbreakable Hatchet, my colorful Hickory Axe, and my Lion Dog Broadsword, and hid them away in the closet.   With that story out of the way, I’m probably going to have to get me one of these DCI Ax Pizza Cutters. Not because I’m [...]

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