Tech & Gear

  • After the Race: Art Made From Vintage Porsche Hoods and Doors

    After the Race: Art Made From Vintage Porsche Hoods and Doors

    Automotive art is probably not one of the most respected fields in the art world, but if you’re a diehard car man (or car girl), who cares what the art snobs think? And now, thanks to Jean-Denis Claessens, and Edmond Thonnard (aka Pogo), car art buffs have their own creme-de-la-creme art brand for their own […]

  • The Nug From JHO Knives: The Knife That Fits on Your Finger

    The Nug From JHO Knives: The Knife That Fits on Your Finger

    There are probably myriad scenarios in which you might need or want a knife that fits around your finger like a ring, but I’m having trouble coming up with any that aren’t bad news. But bad news happens, so I guess it’s a good thing that The Nug from JHO Knives exists. The Nug is […]

  • QuietOn Active Noise Cancelling Earplugs (Video)

    QuietOn Active Noise Cancelling Earplugs (Video)

    We live in an increasingly noisy world, but unfortunately the benefits of noise-cancelling headphones have been reserved for people who don’t want peace and quiet but uninterrupted music instead. Until, of course, QuietOn, which apply that technology to the sweet sound of silence. QuietOn are “active noise cancelling earplugs” that blend active noise cancellation with […]

  • SecondShot Damascus Chopping Knife Has Handle Made From Recycled Skateboards

    SecondShot Damascus Chopping Knife Has Handle Made From Recycled Skateboards

    Skateboarding in the kitchen is not usually a very good idea, but the people at SecondShot have a new product that will let you celebrate your inner shredder while you’re choppin’ broccoli. It’s the SecondShot Damascus Chopping Knife, a Damascus steel knife with a handle made from recycled skateboards. That handcrafted handle is five inches […]

  • The Smokey Bear Watch From Filson

    The Smokey Bear Watch From Filson

    Smokey Bear has to rank as one of the top five most iconic bears of all time, after Yogi Bear and, collectively, the Care Bears. Now he’s getting into the timepiece game with watch brand Filson, a natural fit with Smokey thanks to its popularity with time-telling outdoorsmen of all types. It’s The Smokey Bear […]

  • NINE37 Timepiece Prints: Hang a Watch on Your Wall

    NINE37 Timepiece Prints: Hang a Watch on Your Wall

    It sounds kind of like a British insult: “Oh, hang a watch on your wall!” But actually it’s what you can do with the new NINE37 Timepiece Prints, a novel way to celebrate your love of watches without spending as much money as you would on a really nice one. In particular, the watches that […]

  • Mondegreen: Short Film Pays Tribute to Misheard Lyrics (Video)

    Mondegreen: Short Film Pays Tribute to Misheard Lyrics (Video)

    You may not be familiar with the term “mondegreen,” but you’ve undoubtedly experienced one in real life. It refers to the phenomenon of mishearing words in a song and thinking they’re something other than those intended by the songwriter and singer. The most famous is probably “‘scuse me while I kiss this guy” from the […]

  • Folded Vessel Home Storage From Good Thing

    Folded Vessel Home Storage From Good Thing

    George Carlin said that a person’s home is simply a place for their stuff, but the question of how to store and arrange that stuff varies from person to person and from home to home. One interesting approach is represented by the Folded Vessel, a nifty home storage solution from Brooklyn’s Good Thing design studio. […]