Tech & Gear

  • Tony Hawk Tests Hendo Hoverboard (Video)

    Tony Hawk Tests Hendo Hoverboard (Video)

    In case you were still on the fence about the existence of real hoverboards, skate legend Tony Hawk has taken a Hendo Hoverboard for a test run and shared the results with the whole world. And unlike Hawk’s previous association with a hoverboard that ended up being a Funny or Die hoax, this time it’s […]

  • EDC Ink Pens: Never Be Without a Pen

    EDC Ink Pens: Never Be Without a Pen

    Back in the pre-digital era, it was more commonplace to see pens in every pocket, just in case. Now, that habit has probably dropped down a bit statistically, but there are still plenty of occasions when you might need a pen. If you want to be prepared for just those occasions, there are the EDC […]

  • Henry Graves Supercomplication Pocket Watch Sells for $24.4 Million

    Henry Graves Supercomplication Pocket Watch Sells for $24.4 Million

    The Henry Graves Supercomplication timepiece by Patek Philippe might look like a typical—if unusually busy and ornate—pocket watch, but actually it’s the holder of a couple of newly set world records. The first is for the number of complications found in the watch (“complications” being a technical term in watchmaking that refers to any function […]

  • 9 Crazy Internet Facts

    9 Crazy Internet Facts

    I believe it was Justin Timberlake who said (and I’m paraphrasing here) “first we lived outdoors, then we moved into cities, now we live on the internet.” But even though we live on the internet now, there are still plenty of surprising facts out there about our home that most of us knew nothing about. […]

  • Stay-Brella: An Umbrella That Stands On Its Own

    Stay-Brella: An Umbrella That Stands On Its Own

    Anyone who has ever regularly used an umbrella is probably familiar with the age-old routine of attempting to balance your umbrella perfectly in the corner between two walls, knowing full well that the margin for error is so low as to be nonexistent. But the makers of the Stay-Brella at the Nendo design firm are […]

  • Penball: Foosball Pencil Erasers Make Mistakes Fun

    Penball: Foosball Pencil Erasers Make Mistakes Fun

    So maybe you’re not in your twenties anymore, and those carefree, hard-partying days of yore are a thing of the past. Nowadays, instead of having your fun in the usual, socially accepted places like bars and nightclubs, you have to grab it wherever you can, including in the form of novelty pencil erasers. Once you’ve […]

  • Onyx Wearable Group Communication From OnBeep (Video)

    Onyx Wearable Group Communication From OnBeep (Video)

    Modern technology has kind of killed the walkie-talkie, but it still can’t be beat for keeping in real time contact with a large group of people. Or at least it couldn’t be beat before the Onyx by OnBeep hit the scene. Onyx is a wearable communication system that works everywhere you go, as long as […]

  • Mr. Coffee 10-Cup Smart Optimal Brew Coffeemaker (Photos)

    Mr. Coffee 10-Cup Smart Optimal Brew Coffeemaker (Photos)

    The makers of the Mr. Coffee line of coffee makers have finally advanced beyond the point of innovation seen in the Mr. Coffee cameo in Spaceballs with the Mr. Coffee 10-Cup Smart Optimal Brew Coffeemaker, equipped with the WeMo app. The Mr. Coffee 10-Cup Smart Optimal Brew Coffeemaker’s WeMo app allows you to control your […]