Tech & Gear

  • Custom NERF Rifle Built by Adam Savage (Video)

    Custom NERF Rifle Built by Adam Savage (Video)

    Adam Savage, formerly of Mythbusters, has a web series called Adam Savage’s One Day Builds, in which be outlines projects that he completes in, you guessed it, a single day. A cool one he did recently for a “Secret Santa” gift is a custom Nerf rifle that looks a lot like a real weapon, but […]

  • BlackPods: Apple Air Pods, Painted Black

    BlackPods: Apple Air Pods, Painted Black

    “I see an Air Pod and I want it painted black.” This is not a lyric from the popular Rolling Stones song “Paint It, Black,” but it easily could be if Nanker Phelge had written it in 2017. And now, we have BlackPods, which are indeed Apple Air Pods with a colorway to match your […]

  • Gita Cargo Robot

    Gita Cargo Robot

    The familiar expression “I’ve only got two hands” speaks to how much time and energy we humans spend on lugging stuff from one place to another. What if you had a small robotic friend or sidekick that could carry stuff around for you? Well, with Gita, you can find out. Gita is a personal cargo […]

  • Flow: A “Sleek Minimalistic Fountain Pen”

    Flow: A “Sleek Minimalistic Fountain Pen”

    We’re living in a golden age of pens, particularly of the “sleek and minimalistic” varieties. But most of these often crowdfunded pens are not fountain pens, which is where Flow comes in to fill this gap. A Flow pen is equipped with a premium nib constructed from steel and aluminum, and available in three different […]

  • Rockit Logs: Speakers Made From Recycled Trees

    Rockit Logs: Speakers Made From Recycled Trees

    Back in the old days, the only music you could hope to hear from a tree was the sweet sound of it being split apart with an ax and falling on the ground. But soccer pro and designer Jay DeMerit has come up with a new way to hear the music of the trees: Rockit […]

  • Alo: Screenless Smartphone Concept by Philippe Starck and Jerome Olivet

    Alo: Screenless Smartphone Concept by Philippe Starck and Jerome Olivet

    No one really ever knows what the future of technology holds, but imagining the possibilities often ends up creating the same innovations that end up defining that future. Hopefully for our sake, something like that will happen with the new smartphone sans screen concept from Philippe Starck and Jerome Olivet. It’s called Alo. The Alo […]

  • Boeing Starliner Spacesuit Unveiled by NASA (Video)

    Boeing Starliner Spacesuit Unveiled by NASA (Video)

    Next year, if all goes according to plan, NASA will begin sending astronauts into space again, this time in partnership with Boeing. This will happen with a new craft known as the Boeing Starliner, and NASA recently unveiled the spiffy new Boeing Starliner spacesuit that the astronauts on board will wear. The first thing you […]

  • SOG Sync II Multi-Tool Belt Buckle

    SOG Sync II Multi-Tool Belt Buckle

    One can’t very well be a part of modern society without being familiar with the concept of the utility belt, as popularized by Batman and his boy sidekick Robin. Batman’s utility belt holds anything his current predicament calls for, but the SOG Sync II Multi-Tool Belt Buckle is almost as impressive. The SOG Sync II […]

  • Cinder Speakers: Turn Cinder Blocks Into Speakers

    Cinder Speakers: Turn Cinder Blocks Into Speakers

    “Say Bob, what’s with all the cinder blocks?” If this is a question you’re used to fielding whenever anyone comes over to your house, you can rest assured that you now have a plausible answer: “Oh, I’m just collecting them to make Cinder Speakers,” and no one has to know that you’ve been collecting cinder […]