Tech & Gear

  • READYMAN Hostage Escape Card

    READYMAN Hostage Escape Card

    I don’t know if you’re familiar with the character of The Saint, aka Simon Templar, but I’ve been reading some of his stuff lately and it occurs to me that in this crazy world, you never know when a bad guy will capture and tie you to a chair in some basement, hotel room, or […]

  • S-110 Evo Venta Black: The World’s Blackest Watch Costs $95,000

    S-110 Evo Venta Black: The World’s Blackest Watch Costs $95,000

    You may remember hearing about Vantablack, the “super black” material that brings to life the old Spinal Tap concept of “none more black.” Now, it’s being applied to a watch—the S-110 Evo Venta Black—that can, if nothing else, honestly be claimed as the blackest watch in the entire world. Blackness like that doesn’t come cheap, […]

  • ‘Viva la Roboluciòn!': Recycled Robotic Art From Bruno Lefevre-Brauer (Photos)

    ‘Viva la Roboluciòn!': Recycled Robotic Art From Bruno Lefevre-Brauer (Photos)

    Artist and graphic designer Bruno Lefevre-Brauer, also known as +Brauer, has a new line of toys/works of art that are made from actual recycled industrial parts, reformed into retro-style robots. The whole series is known as Viva la Roboluciòn! Each robot in the Viva la Roboluciòn! collection is unique and individually crafted from old parts. And […]

  • Weltevree Groundfridge Underground Refrigerator (Video)

    Weltevree Groundfridge Underground Refrigerator (Video)

    You may be perfectly happy with your current refrigerator, but it has a few undeniable limitations, you have to admit: For one, you can’t crawl in there and hang out, unless you have a walk-in job.  And even if you do, it probably isn’t underground. Enter the Weltevree Groundfridge. The Weltevree Groundfridge has the storage […]

  • RFK Mural Festival: Los Angeles School Turned Into Open Air Street Art Museum

    RFK Mural Festival: Los Angeles School Turned Into Open Air Street Art Museum

    Street art has come a long way towards being seen as a legitimate mode of expression, but its inherently fluid properties makes permanent exhibitions difficult. So it’s especially cool that Branded Arts has teamed up with an army of street artists including Shepard Fairey, Kenny Scharf, Jeff Soto, Hueman, Cyrcle, Sam Flores, and others, for […]

  • Railroad Spike Bottle Opener From Muirwood Reclamations

    Railroad Spike Bottle Opener From Muirwood Reclamations

    In 1848, a railroad worker named Phineas Gage entered into immortality by surviving an accident in which a railroad spike was driven through his head, leading to extreme changes in Gage’s personality. Now, you can celebrate Gage’s most famous work with the Railroad Spike Bottle Opener from Muirwood Reclamations. Every Railroad Spike Bottle Opener is […]

  • Layer Charge Trays for Wireless Charging

    Layer Charge Trays for Wireless Charging

    If you have a smartphone that can handle wireless induction charging, you may want to look into a new line of ceramic charging trays from Layer. Layer Charge Trays are stylish and minimalistically-designed trays that nevertheless incorporate up-to-date wireless induction charging technology. Layer Charge Trays are the work of Layer and Bitossi Ceramiche, an Italian […]

  • Balanst Premium Wallet: Safeguard Your Privacy

    Balanst Premium Wallet: Safeguard Your Privacy

    If you’re looking for a new wallet or wallet upgrade, the Balanst Premium Wallet currently collecting funds on Kickstarter might be your best bet, provided you don’t mind replacing your current wallet with something that’s likely to be a lot more unorthodox than your typical hasty Father’s Day present. The Balanst Premium Wallet has a […]

  • Black Swan Superyacht Concept (Pics)

    Black Swan Superyacht Concept (Pics)

    New from designer Timur Bozca is a yacht concept that will make your current superyacht look like a worthless hunk of rust. It’s the Black Swan, with a visual design like something out of a big-budget Danger: Diabolik remake. The Black Swan superyacht’s most impressive asset is its impossibly sleek visual impression, but Bozca gave […]