Tech & Gear

  • Octospot: The “World’s Greatest Action Camera for Diving”

    Octospot: The “World’s Greatest Action Camera for Diving”

    GoPro has a certain brand dominance in the field of action cameras, so much so that any footage spontaneously captured from its specialized first-person perspective is often referred to as “GoPro” footage even if the camera itself isn’t a GoPro camera. The next time you see some cool underwater footage that looks like it was […]

  • Laser Bazooka Unveiled by Drake Anthony (Video)

    Laser Bazooka Unveiled by Drake Anthony (Video)

    Drake Anthony, aka styropyro, is a man who specializes in constructing elaborate laser weapons and other exotic devices in his garage (hey, everybody has to have a hobby). His latest work is something he calls a laser bazooka. I’m not a scientist, and I can guarantee I know a lot less about the principles involved […]

  • Dakine Party Bucket: Show Your Bucket How to Have Fun

    Dakine Party Bucket: Show Your Bucket How to Have Fun

    A wise man once said “it’s always nice to have a dad-gum bucket.” But where he was referring mostly to a bucket’s practical uses in the home, Dakine has come out with an accessory that shows a typical five-gallon bucket how have a good time. It’s called the Dakine Party Bucket. Putting aside any semantic […]

  • SlideBelts Survival Belt May Keep Your Pants And Life From Falling Down

    SlideBelts Survival Belt May Keep Your Pants And Life From Falling Down

    We’re all familiar with Batman‘s famous utility belt, which stores everything the Caped Crusader needs to fight crime in Gotham City. While such a device may be impractical in the real world, the SlideBelts Survival Belt is a reasonable substitute. Crafted from a sturdy but flexible high-tensile-strength synthetic blend, the SlideBelts Survival Belt has a […]

  • Leather Wall Pocket From Tasche

    Leather Wall Pocket From Tasche

    The standard spot for magazines or other magazine-sized objects in a home or office is on the table—a coffee table perhaps, or maybe some other kind of table or desk. Tasche is a brand that has a new solution to the problem of where to put all your extra magazines and whatnot; a Leather Wall […]

  • Word. Notebooks Firework Series

    Word. Notebooks Firework Series

    If you missed out on watching fireworks this Fourth of July weekend, or if you’re still jonesing for more, the people at Word. Notebooks have a new collection that will satisfy your explosive urges while filling the practical purpose that creative types use notebooks for. It’s the Word. Notebooks Firework Series. The Word. Notebooks Firework […]

  • Timahawk Survival Multi-Tool

    Timahawk Survival Multi-Tool

    It’s a good thing that survival expert Tim Ralston’s parents gave him the name “Tim” and not “Joe” or “Steve” or “Dick,” because if they had gone with anything other than Tim or Tom, we wouldn’t have the Timahawk, a survivalist multi-tool that packs an incredible number of functions into a single bladed instrument. The […]

  • Here One Smart Earbuds

    Here One Smart Earbuds

    If you’re walking around with earbuds crammed in your ears most of the time, you may have at some time or another wished they could do more than just play audio from a connected device (maybe? Possibly??). If so, you may be interested in a pair of Here One smart earbuds, which pack a lot […]