Tech & Gear

  • Undersea Aquahoverer From Hammacher Schlemmer (Video)

    Undersea Aquahoverer From Hammacher Schlemmer (Video)

    I don’t know what your financial situation is going into the holiday season, but if you’re the kind of person who thinks of “income” as “money earned without working” rather than a “paycheck,” I’ve got what might just be the best possible Christmas gift for someone in your life: the Undersea Aquahoverer from Hammacher Schlemmer. […]

  • Google Timelapse: See How the World Has Changed Since 1984 (Video)

    Google Timelapse: See How the World Has Changed Since 1984 (Video)

    The world is always changing, and those of us who are around while it does sometimes don’t notice, since it’s happening so gradually. A cool new feature from Google using its Google Earth satellite imaging technology can show you just how much the world around you has changed, thanks to satellite images dating back to […]

  • Flux Capacitor Wall Charger: Charge Your Devices Like Doc Brown

    Flux Capacitor Wall Charger: Charge Your Devices Like Doc Brown

    It was well over a year ago that we told you about the Flux Capacitor USB Car Charger, which came out in the middle of a 2015 deluge of Back to the Future merchandise and tie-ins. Now, the people at ThinkGeek have expanded on that idea with the Flux Capacitor Wall Charger, basically the same thing but for your […]

  • T-Rex Bottle Opener

    T-Rex Bottle Opener

    For approximately 65.5 million years, the mighty Tyrannosaurus Rex roamed the earth as King of the Dinosaurs. Then, he went extinct, only to become every child’s favorite dinosaur in the modern human era. He’s been voiced by John Goodman, turned evil in Jurassic Park, and has basically reigned as the Michael Jackson of dinosaurs for […]

  • Fourneau Bread Oven: For Fresh Baked Bread at Home

    Fourneau Bread Oven: For Fresh Baked Bread at Home

    Ah, fresh bread. Does it get any better? But if you’ve ever tried to bake bread at home, you know that it doesn’t really work as well as it does in a bakery or restaurant—unless, of course, you have the Fourneau Bread Oven, engineered specifically for closing that disparity. The Fourneau Bread Oven does this […]

  • TriTac EDC Pen: “It’s a Pen, It’s a Punch, It’s a Knife”

    TriTac EDC Pen: “It’s a Pen, It’s a Punch, It’s a Knife”

    Another entrant in the EDC pen wars has made its way into the fray. This one might not dazzle you with the quantity of its multiple functions, but it does provide three heavy-duty ones within its own sleek, lightweight frame. It’s the TriTac EDC Pen. The TriTac EDC Pen isn’t just useful for signing documents […]

  • Word. Intergalactic Notebooks: For Galaxy-Spanning Notes

    Word. Intergalactic Notebooks: For Galaxy-Spanning Notes

    A good, dependable notebook can often seem like the universe at your fingertips if you’ve got a particularly creative imagination. Notebook brand Word. have taken this feeling and made it explicit with the Word. Intergalactic, their newest notebook bearing interstellar imagery that should serve as a good inspiration point for writers and artists everywhere. The […]

  • FlightSpeak: Deatailed Airport Info in Real Time

    FlightSpeak: Deatailed Airport Info in Real Time

    It’s travel season, and for most people that means a surprising amount of guesswork: How long the security line will be, what the gift shop scene will be like, whether the airport will have functional free WiFi, etc. But FlightSpeak is an app that aims to remove the guessing from all these questions and more. […]

  • Rumpl Puffe Battery-Powered Blanket

    Rumpl Puffe Battery-Powered Blanket

    We’re now closer to December than October, which means that global warming aside many of our nights are about to get much colder. Enter the Rumpl Puffe, a portable and battery-powered electric blanket that combines three technological innovations that began on Kickstarter. Those three ideas come courtesy of Ravean, a company that developed the Rumpl […]

  • Jarred & Displaced: Artist Collects Double-Exposure Landscapes in Jars

    Jarred & Displaced: Artist Collects Double-Exposure Landscapes in Jars

    “Jarred landscapes” sounds like some made-up concept out of Lewis Carroll or something, but artist Christoffer Relander has made it more or less real. It’s all part of an ongoing project known as Jarred & Displaced, the primary visual effects of which are achieved in camera through double exposure, rather than through any digital manipulation. […]