Tech & Gear

  • Bolt Mobile Lightning Protective Shelter

    Bolt Mobile Lightning Protective Shelter

    It’s a common figure of speech: “He doesn’t have enough sense to come in out of the rain.” But that nugget of wisdom ignores the fact that sometimes, you can’t come in out of the rain, not even if there are dangerous lightning strikes in your area. For those times, there’s the Bolt mobile lightning […]

  • Air Bonsai: The Anti-Gravity Floating Tree

    Air Bonsai: The Anti-Gravity Floating Tree

    Ever wanted a floating tree? Maybe not.  Maybe the idea never occurred to you. But now that such a thing is possible I imagine it’s going to be pretty difficult for you to live without one. It’s called Air Bonsai, and I think I’ll wait until the second paragraph to tell you how it works, […]

  • Fender FXA7 Pro In-Ear Monitors

    Fender FXA7 Pro In-Ear Monitors

    Fender is a legendary guitar brand–perhaps THE legendary guitar brand–but imagine if you could stick a Fender guitar … in your ear. That’s not quite the idea behind the Fender FXA7 Pro In-Ear Monitors, but it makes an OK opening paragraph so I went with it. Fender FXA7 Pro In-Ear Monitors were 3D-printed from 3D […]

  • ‘Top 10 Amazing Drawing Tricks’ by Howard Lee (Video)

    ‘Top 10 Amazing Drawing Tricks’ by Howard Lee (Video)

    In the fine art world, it is generally considered gauche to compile your own top 10 list, the thinking being that that duty should fall to appreciators of your work, rather than yourself. But artist Howard Lee took it upon himself to do the honors for his own work, and it’s hard to argue with […]

  • Facebook Sports Stadium Launches for iOS

    Facebook Sports Stadium Launches for iOS

    Facebook, not content with their mere 95% of universe ownership, is now going after the final social media frontier: Sports. They’re doing so with the launch of Facebook Sports Stadium, a new feature that will allow Facebook users to get real-time updates and talk sports with friends and other fans on the site all across […]

  • TASER Pulse Non-Lethal Self-Defense Weapon

    TASER Pulse Non-Lethal Self-Defense Weapon

    We’re one step closer to the future promised by millions of scifi TV shows, books, and movies, when traditional guns are replaced by much cooler laser pulse weapons instead. In a lot of those stories, those ray guns and laser weapons are even more dangerous than our pistols and assault rifles are, incinerating hapless victims […]

  • Philips Power Potion Battery Pack In Production

    Philips Power Potion Battery Pack In Production

    In a perfect world, external battery packs would not be necessary, but as any visitor to this site knows, this is far from a perfect world. And so we have products like the Philips Power Potion, now in its production phrase at Philips. The Philips Power Potion was designed by Catherine Wong with an eye […]

  • RMS05 Fountain Pen From Richard Mille Costs $105,000

    RMS05 Fountain Pen From Richard Mille Costs $105,000

    Always losing pens? I have a possible solution for that commonplace problem: Spend more than a hundred grand on one, and chances are you’ll never forget where you put it. Luxury timepiece brand Richard Mille has a way for you to do just that, with their RMS05 fountain pen. The RMS05 fountain pen is essentially […]

  • Sherman: The Robot Desk Clock From MB&F (Video)

    Sherman: The Robot Desk Clock From MB&F (Video)

    New from the clockwork wizards at MB&F and L’Epée 1839, it’s a desk clock that will almost certainly defeat everything else on your desk in a popularity contest, unless you’re in possession of the world’s most charming stapler. It’s Sherman, a small robot buddy who tells time and “makes people smile.” The people at MB&F […]

  • Audi Lunar Quattro for Moon Exploration

    Audi Lunar Quattro for Moon Exploration

    It’s been a while since man set foot on the moon, so it’s good to know that some people out there are working on proper technological advancements for when we eventually go back (metaphorically, anyway). Some of those people are working for Audi in view of the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE, awarded by Google […]