Tech & Gear

  • Polygons: Modular, All-in-One Measuring Spoons

    Polygons: Modular, All-in-One Measuring Spoons

    You may not have even known that the “measuring spoon of the future” was an actual concept, but it is indeed, and not only that, you don’t have to wait until the future arrives to acquire one. They’re called Polygons, and they pack a full range of measuring spoons into one flat object roughly the […]

  • Astrograph Pen From MB&F and Caran d’Ache

    Astrograph Pen From MB&F and Caran d’Ache

    With how turbulent and scary the world has gotten as of late, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that a new strain of space fever hasn’t been long to follow. One new piece of that zeitgeist puzzle is the Astrograph, a new luxury pen from watch brand MB&F and the pen-maker Caran d’Ache. In case […]

  • Woodstone Watches and Sunglasses Are Wood, Not Metal or Plastic

    Woodstone Watches and Sunglasses Are Wood, Not Metal or Plastic

    Do you respect wood? Do you revere wood? If so, a nice wooden watch or pair of sunglasses is probably just the stuff of fantasy, but there’s a new brand that’s devoted to making that fantasy a reality. It’s called Woodstone, and they have a full line of watches and sunglasses that go against the […]

  • Faribault Woolen Mill US Military Blankets

    Faribault Woolen Mill US Military Blankets

    Incredibly, Faribault Woolen Mill has been creating blankets for the United States military since 1890. These blankets are probably not the most luxurious or comfortable in the world, but they must have some appeal, since now the general public can purchase Faribault Woolen Mill US Military Blankets in two  different varieties. Faribault Woolen Mill US […]

  • The Hook Carry Tool From The James Brand

    The Hook Carry Tool From The James Brand

    The Hook sounds like the name of an off-brand Dick Tracy villain, a guy with a hook instead of, oh, I dunno, his hand? But this particular Hook from The James Brand is much more useful than any supercrook.  That’s because it’s an EDC tool that you can keep your keys on, as well as […]

  • Fend: “The Collapsible Bike Helmet”

    Fend: “The Collapsible Bike Helmet”

    It’s not generally a good sign if your bicycle helmet has collapsed, but with Fend, it’s all part of the plan. That’s because Fend is a collapsible bike helmet that can fold down accordion-style into a compact package about a third of its full size when you’re not wearing it, making it much easier to […]

  • ‘OMG Posters: A Decade of Rock Art’ Out Today

    ‘OMG Posters: A Decade of Rock Art’ Out Today

    For nine years, the people behind art website OMGPosters.com have been collecting, collating, cataloging, and curating gig posters from across the expansive realm of rock and roll. Now, the expansive fruits of their labors have been collected into a single volume entitled OMG Posters: A Decade of Rock Art. Mitch Putnam is the creator of […]

  • Making Weather: A Levitating Speaker That Looks Like a Cloud (Video)

    Making Weather: A Levitating Speaker That Looks Like a Cloud (Video)

    It has been said that every cloud has a silver lining. But new from Richard Clarkson Studio and the levitation specialists at Crealev is Making Weather, a cloud that’s pretty much all silver lining. It looks like a cloud, floats like a cloud, and plays music like a smart speaker. Even better, Making Weather is […]

  • New Mac Candle From Twelve South

    New Mac Candle From Twelve South

    Ah, the smell of a new Mac. Evidently that’s a real olfactory sensation, and now you don’t have to spend thousands of dollars on a new Apple computer in order to enjoy it. Thanks to the people at Twelve South, you can enjoy that smell with just a gentle inhale in the vicinity of a […]

  • AER: Throw Your GoPro Like a Football

    AER: Throw Your GoPro Like a Football

    If you’re a GoPro user, it may have occurred to you that you could possibly get some pretty memorable footage by just chucking your camera through the air. That’s obviously not a very good idea, though, since your camera could be damaged and the footage probably wouldn’t be usable anyway.  But with the AER, both […]