• Forget The Flashlight, Use The Powershell To Illuminate Your DIY Home Repairs

    Forget The Flashlight, Use The Powershell To Illuminate Your DIY Home Repairs

    Sure, a simple flashlight can do a lot of good when doing repair work around the house.  If you want proper illumination on a job site, though, a dedicated work light is something you can’t afford to do without.  And while there’s no shortage of products in that category, you may want to consider picking up the Quirky Powershell. A handy, portable work light, it delivers 800 lumens of brightness delivered in a broad beam, so you can shine light […]

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  • Look Scholarly While Dressing Casually With This Gray Academic Hoodie

    Look Scholarly While Dressing Casually With This Gray Academic Hoodie

    You just accepted an entry-level teaching position at a university, which means you will now develop an uncontrollable yearning to fill your closet with tweed jackets to help enhance your learned, erudite appearance.  But what about those days when you’re in the mood to just put on a hoodie and a pair of jeans?  Fortunately, Betabrand’s got you covered with their Gray Academic Hoodie. Unlike other hoodies, this won’t make you look like you’re just longing around.  Instead, it’s designed […]

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  • This Odd-Looking Ora Unica Watch Actually Hides A Simple Way Of Telling Time

    This Odd-Looking Ora Unica Watch Actually Hides A Simple Way Of Telling Time

    I’ve never been a big fan of wearing watches with dials that will make you jump through mental hoops in order to read.  Sure, they’re fun and all, but it turns checking the time from a split-second thing to an activity that will take five seconds or more.  It just seems counter-productive.  While the Ora Unica looks like one of those brain-twisting timepieces, you can actually use it to read time just as fast as other analog watches. Designed by […]

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  • Bosch Wireless Charging System Brings Induction Technology To Power Tools

    Bosch Wireless Charging System Brings Induction Technology To Power Tools

    Induction charging has made topping up your gadgets just a little more convenient than traditional means.  Bosch is hoping the same convenience will translate when it comes to power tools, as well, rolling out the new Bosch Wireless Charging System. A market first, the system consists of a special battery module that’s compatible with all of the company’s existing 18-volt cordless tools and an induction charging station.  Just use it in place of traditional batteries and enjoy the convenience of […]

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Meta M1 Smartwatch Focuses On Stylish Design, Simple Software Features

    Meta M1 Smartwatch Focuses On Stylish Design, Simple Software Features

    Originally unveiled at CES 2014, the Meta M1 is a smartwatch that puts a premium on style and fit over the more tech-focused considerations of other products in the category.  After all, it is still a watch you would want to look good wearing. Similar to the Pebble, the M1 uses a proprietary software and an e-paper display.  Unlike it, the latter corrals the software experience to the core features baked into the system, so there are no third-party apps.  […]

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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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  • Hamilton Beach Is Making A Dual Breakfast Sandwich Maker

    Hamilton Beach Is Making A Dual Breakfast Sandwich Maker

    Remember that glorious Breakfast Sandwich Maker that lets you cook an entire multi-level sandwich using just a single countertop appliance?  Well, Hamilton Beach just decided to make a side-by-side version called the Dual Breakfast Sandwich Maker that lets you make two of them at the same time. Whether you’re a voracious eater who can’t get by with just one sausage, egg, and cheese sandwich or have currently moved in with a newfound love in your life who also happens to […]

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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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  • Active Wedding Ring Is A Safer, More Comfortable Wedding Band

    Active Wedding Ring Is A Safer, More Comfortable Wedding Band

    Most men’s wedding rings are nothing more than boring, chunky slabs of metal. Even worse, they’re a total pain to put on over your bony masculine fingers. The Active Wedding Ring changes that, giving men a nuptial band that dudes and bros can actually appreciate. Made by Jeff McWhinney, it’s a line of rings designed for active men that combines a low profile (grown men don’t want a blingy ring with large gems — unless they’re rappers or something) and […]

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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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  • These Recycled Hard Drive Clocks Ring Perfectly With Our Inner Geek

    These Recycled Hard Drive Clocks Ring Perfectly With Our Inner Geek

    Ever wondered what happens to dead hard drives when they aren’t permanently mangled by the Hard Disk Destroyer? Turns out some of them get fashioned into Hard Drive Clocks, which use the hard drive’s nonfunctional electronic components as backdrop to a desktop-sized analog time-teller. Made by Teco Art, the upcycled pieces use the hard drive’s disk platter as the clock face, which they then combine with a variety of other throwaway electronic parts for various aesthetic and utilitarian purposes. With its […]

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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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  • Betabrand Space Jacket Adds Astronaut-Wear To Your Wardrobe

    Betabrand Space Jacket Adds Astronaut-Wear To Your Wardrobe

    The day of consumer space travel is upon us. At least, if you can afford the exorbitant fees they charge for space vacations and such. For the rest of humanity, we’ll have to make do reading about rich people’s space forays and dream that one day, we too can get on a ship that will take us to places where gravity does not apply. In the meantime, you can daydream in style with the Betabrand Space Jacket. Inspired by NASA’s […]

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  • Hands-Free Bluetooth Beanie Lets You Tune Out The World Discreetly

    Hands-Free Bluetooth Beanie Lets You Tune Out The World Discreetly

    Sometimes, you just want to shut the world out and wearing a quality of pair of headphones is usually enough to drown out everyone else’s noise. But sometimes, putting on headphones can be construed as just plain rude and antisocial. And you never want to make that impression. The Hands-Free Bluetooth Beanie offers an alternative. A beanie with integrated Bluetooth headphones, it lets you close your ears to the world in discreet fashion. Boring conversations at a party? Listen to […]

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  • Bosch Softshell Heated Jacket Provides 6 Hours Of Heating, USB Gadget Charging

    Bosch Softshell Heated Jacket Provides 6 Hours Of Heating, USB Gadget Charging

    Staying warm ain’t easy this winter.  Partly because the weather’s really cold, but mostly because you just returned from spending three years in a tropical country where your entire wardrobe consisted of t-shirts, cargo shorts, and flip-flops.  Yeah, you’re not in a white sand beach surrounded by coconut trees anymore.  And if you’re ever thinking of picking up a jacket to help ease your existence in this biting cold, the Bosch Softshell Heated Jacket looks like it can be a […]

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  • 10 Absolutely Useful No Nonsense Gift Ideas For Anyone Who Drives A Car In Your Life

    10 Absolutely Useful No Nonsense Gift Ideas For Anyone Who Drives A Car In Your Life

    Car enthusiasts aren’t really hard to shop for. You can always just pick up any novelty accessory they can hang on the rear view mirror or put on the dashboard, after all. If you’re the type who actually want your gifts appreciated, however, you probably want to put a little more effort into what you’ll get the cousin, friend, or boyfriend who treats their car with a tenderness typically reserved for more intimate companions (hopefully, not TOO intimate, lol). For […]

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  • Garmin Tactix: A Superhero Watch For Land, Air And Sea Missions

    Garmin Tactix: A Superhero Watch For Land, Air And Sea Missions

    Superheroes with no superhuman powers need all the gadgets they can get their hands on to give them an edge.  And while the Garmin Tactix lacks any weapons to effectively become a de facto superhero timepiece, it brings a whole load of features that make it suited for adventurous vigilantes all the same. Packed with features inspired by various tactical law enforcement and military operations, the watch should make a handy companion whether you’re hunting asylum inmates who escaped through […]

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  • Beer Nerd Board Game Puts Your Brew Knowledge To The Test

    Beer Nerd Board Game Puts Your Brew Knowledge To The Test

    “I don’t have a drinking problem,” you tell people over and over, “I’m just a beer connoisseur.”  Deep down, you know it’s a lie  — you probably really have a drinking problem and just aren’t ready to fix it.  To keep up the facade that you’re some sort of connoisseur, you decide to learn everything you can about beer in an effort to transform yourself into a veritable human Wikipedia of malty brews.  How to do that?  Get yourself the […]

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  • Goateesaver Helps You Manscape The Perfect Goatee

    Goateesaver Helps You Manscape The Perfect Goatee

    Keeping a goatee shaped to perfection isn’t all difficult, provided you have your wits completely about you when you’re shaving in the morning.  Between last night’s hangover, the wife nagging you to hurry up, and the kids screaming from the kitchen, though, performing a proper manscaping is beginning to prove harder than it used to be.  We guess it’s time you got yourself a Goateesaver. A shaving template, it’s, basically, a facial hair guard that covers up all the parts […]

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  • StyleXpert Beardtrimmer 9000: It’s A Hair Clipper With Lasers!

    StyleXpert Beardtrimmer 9000: It’s A Hair Clipper With Lasers!

    We said it once, we’ll say it again: everything is better with lasers.  As it turns out, even hair clippers.  Don’t believe us?  Take a gander at the awesomeness that’s the StyleXpert Beardtrimmer 9000. Made by Philips, it won’t actually use the lasers to cut the strands of hair on your face, so it’s only half-awesome.  Instead, the lasers only shoot out to serve as a guide, so you can give yourself a manicured shave similar to the bearded villains […]

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  • Stantt Makes Off-The-Shelf Shirts That Fit Like Tailored Outfits

    Stantt Makes Off-The-Shelf Shirts That Fit Like Tailored Outfits

    Finding a perfect shirt is no easy task.  After all, we each have different bodies.  Some have larger midsections; some have broader shoulders; some have skinnier arms; and so on.   Until we get our shirts custom-tailored, we settle for good enough, while occasionally stumbling upon something that fits like a boss.  Stantt Casual Shirts wants to change this by offering unique sizes that take a person’s body shape into account. You know how shirts are categorized S, M, L, XL […]

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