Tech & Gear

  • Sleevebucks: Artist Turns Cardboard Starbucks Sleeves Into Art (Photos)

    Sleevebucks: Artist Turns Cardboard Starbucks Sleeves Into Art (Photos)

    People have debated for centuries what separates artists from regular people. I don’t have an answer, but it might have something to do with the impulse to do something other than throw away those cardboard beverage sleeves from Starbucks – and turn them into art instead. That’s the premise of Sleevebucks, a new art form from […]

  • Real Life Batsuit Deflects Stabbings, Looks Ridiculous (Video)

    Real Life Batsuit Deflects Stabbings, Looks Ridiculous (Video)

    The whole point of Batman is that he’s just a regular guy with no superpowers, but that kind of ignores the fact that a bulletproof costume that also strikes fear into the hearts of evildoers is in its own way just as unrealistic as heat vision or spider-sense. Nevertheless, the people at Armatus Designs have […]

  • BLACK – B&W Film Emulator: Make Your Photos Look Like Old Movies

    BLACK – B&W Film Emulator: Make Your Photos Look Like Old Movies

    Anyone who knows anything about photography knows that a good black-and-white photo requires a lot more than just turning the color down in your presets, or using some cheap black-and-white filter that does the same thing. Luckily, there’s BLACK – B&W Film Emulator, which will have you and your friends looking like Rick and Illsa at […]

  • Heys Stealth: First Luggage With Retractable Wheels

    Heys Stealth: First Luggage With Retractable Wheels

    In the last couple decades or so, wheeled luggage has successfully made the transition from something big-shots and dandies use at the airport to something almost everybody has, and now luggage brand Heys is taking things to the next level with the new Heys Stealth line, purported to be the first luggage in the world with retractable […]

  • NuDock Power Station Lamp Charges Devices, Provides Light

    NuDock Power Station Lamp Charges Devices, Provides Light

    The other day I wrote about the “Flask Light,” which is a flashlight that also holds a flask for sweet, sweet booze. That’s cool, but in the field of lighting implements that also do other things, the NuDock Power Station Lamp is definitely the more practical of the two. That’s because in addition to charging myriad devices […]

  • Renegade Hovercraft: The Panzer Tank of Hovercrafts

    Renegade Hovercraft: The Panzer Tank of Hovercrafts

    I don’t know the complete list of vehicles that James Bond drives in the next movie, but for his sake I hope the people at MI6 and Q-Branch know about the Renegade Hovercraft, especially if they plan on having their best agent do any hovering at all. That’s because this hovercraft is like a heavy-duty […]

  • VSSL Flask Light: A Flashlight That Also Holds Alcohol

    VSSL Flask Light: A Flashlight That Also Holds Alcohol

    Just when I thought I’d seen all the best mashups technology has to offer, I run across the VSSL Flask Light, a flashlight that puts two of man’s most basic needs together in one sleek package: Light and alcohol. And even though it might have been developed just because the words “flask” and “flash” are just […]

  • Philips Hue Go Revolutionizes Portable Lighting (Video)

    Philips Hue Go Revolutionizes Portable Lighting (Video)

    The latest lighting miracle from the wizards at Philips is the Philips Hue Go, an offshoot of their Hue line of “personal lighting” products that’s designed to go practically anywhere, and provide whatever type of lighting you might hope for while you’re there. The Philips Hue Go is a lamp that’s unencumbered by wires or […]