Tech & Gear

  • Best Made Brass Stash Boxes

    Best Made Brass Stash Boxes

    A stash box is a pretty great solution to a variety of EDC problems, like the question of how to carry small items discreetly and fashionably. Best Made has a new line of small stash boxes that serve as a great example of the form, and Best Made Brass stash boxes come in three different […]

  • Can Cannon Soda Can Launcher

    Can Cannon Soda Can Launcher

    If you’re tired of people getting freaked out when you bring your AR-15 or M16 rifle to barbecues, consider the Can Cannon Soda Can Launcher, which can convert it to something a lot more festive. And contrary to the specificity of the product name, it can shoot more than just soda and beer cans, too. […]

  • Street Art Optical Illusion Appears to Show Invisible Concrete

    Street Art Optical Illusion Appears to Show Invisible Concrete

    If you weren’t strolling through a certain part of the Czech Republic recently, you may have missed out on an extremely cool street art optical illusion that makes the concrete support it’s painted on appear to be invisible. The work would appear to be untitled but was originally posted on Facebook by a fan, a […]

  • ‘Vessel': A Staircase to Nowhere is Coming to New York

    ‘Vessel': A Staircase to Nowhere is Coming to New York

    Sarah Palin’s infamous bridge to nowhere was a political liability, but in the art world liabilities routinely become strengths. With that in mind, take a look at sculptor/designer Thomas Heatherwick’s latest project, Vessel, coming to New York City sometime in 2018. To outward appearances, Vessel looks like a giant staircase to nowhere, inspired by M.C. […]

  • Dronesurfing is Now Officially a Real Sport (Video)

    Dronesurfing is Now Officially a Real Sport (Video)

    Drones, despite many recent advances in technology, still get a bad rap in many circles for their participation in creepy spying and/or bombing. But now we can add dronesurfing to the list of benign drone activities, thanks to a new promotional video from Freefly that demonstrates how this new sport works. Dronesurfing is basically like […]

  • UNDERCOVER GILAPPLE Clock: Keep the Doctor Away

    UNDERCOVER GILAPPLE Clock: Keep the Doctor Away

    Say what you will about apples, and God knows every one else has, but you have to admit there’s a reason that luminaries like The Beatles and Steve Jobs chose it as an icon: They have a basic, almost primal visual appeal. It’s that appeal that adds to the UNDERCOVER GILAPPLE, a clock housed in […]

  • Prodrone PD6B-AW-ARM: A Drone With Robotic Arms (Video)

    Prodrone PD6B-AW-ARM: A Drone With Robotic Arms (Video)

    Any technological innovation that includes the phrase “robotic arms” is almost certainly to be of interest, and the new Prodrone PD6B-AW-ARM is no exception. It’s the latest drone from Prodrone and it’s equipped with two robotic arms powerful enough to lift payloads of up to 22 pounds. The Prodrone PD6B-AW-ARM maxes out at 37 miles […]

  • Shinola Canfield Cannonball Watch Inspired by Conductor’s Pocket Watch

    Shinola Canfield Cannonball Watch Inspired by Conductor’s Pocket Watch

    If you watch a lot of old movies or TV shows, you are doubtlessly familiar with the trope of the train conductor, checking his pocket watch and announcing the last call for passengers. Someone at Detroit timepiece brand Shinola is familiar, too, since it’s the inspiration for the new Shinola Canfield Cannonball. This revamp of […]

  • ‘Monoliths': Concrete Ping Pong Tables/Sculptures

    ‘Monoliths': Concrete Ping Pong Tables/Sculptures

    Ping pong tables are generally not thought of as being particularly sturdy, usually having only the minimum physical strength required to support a bouncing ping pong ball and maybe a can of beer or two, and no more. But not only are the ping pong tables represented in Monoliths a lot stronger than normal, they […]

  • SLO 3D Printed Camera

    SLO 3D Printed Camera

    Here’s some new evidence of the incredible advancement of 3D printing over the last few years. There is now a fully functional 35mm camera made entirely from 3D-printed parts. It’s the SLO 3D Printed Camera, a device engineered to discover ”a more authentic photograph to be found at the intersection of design and photography.” The […]