Tech & Gear

  • SNOOZ White Noise Machine: Analog White Noise

    SNOOZ White Noise Machine: Analog White Noise

    Having trouble sleeping? Not quite desperate enough to invest almost $200 in a blanket that hugs you? Consider the SNOOZ White Noise Machine, a new device of the long and proud white noise tradition, but one that’s quite different from most or all others you’ve seen. The difference that makes the SNOOZ White Noise Machine […]

  • Gravity: “The Weighted Blanket for Sleep, Stress and Anxiety”

    Gravity: “The Weighted Blanket for Sleep, Stress and Anxiety”

    Life’s funny sometimes. A few years ago there was a movie called Gravity that was a great vehicle for causing anxiety and stress in viewers. Now, there’s a blanket, also called Gravity, that’s designed to alleviate anxiety and stress. Pretty wild, right? Or maybe that’s just me that thinks so. The Gravity blanket is custom […]

  • Assolar SS-12 Laser-Sighted Tactical Slingshot

    Assolar SS-12 Laser-Sighted Tactical Slingshot

    Just in time for a 21st century reboot of Dennis the Menace, with the character reimagined as some futuristic dystopian bounty hunter out to assassinate President Mister Wilson to avenge the murder of his parents, there’s the Assolar SS-12, billed as a “Multi-function Super Power Stainless Hunting Laser Slingshot, Hunting Bow with Adjustable Spring and […]

  • Mommy’s Special Glasses: Pornhub Unveils Its Mother’s Day Promotion (Video)

    Mommy’s Special Glasses: Pornhub Unveils Its Mother’s Day Promotion (Video)

    I’m not sure anyone outside of Adrian Veidt knows what this means, but there appears to be something in the zeitgeist that’s encouraging salacious Mother’s Day promotions this year. First there was Tender Wings of Desire, KFC’s romance novel starring Colonel Sanders, and now Pornhub unveils Mommy’s Special Glasses. If the principle of escalation continues, […]

  • Stash: Inflatable Coolers You Can Take Anywhere

    Stash: Inflatable Coolers You Can Take Anywhere

    The traditional, classic cooler has stayed in use for decades now, thanks in part to its timeless and versatile design. Most of the improvements made to it have been invisible ones—I would hope the average cooler today can keep stuff cold for longer than it did 50 years ago, even if it looks more or […]

  • The Elbow: Your Cassette Tape Collection, Finally Revitalized!

    The Elbow: Your Cassette Tape Collection, Finally Revitalized!

    It’s 2017 and the heroes out there at BrainMonk have come up with a technological improvement over the conventional tape deck. It’s called The Elbow, and it’s only in the concept stage for now—where a device that only plays audio cassettes may well remain for the indefinite future. Still, The Elbow is a cool piece of […]

  • Jelly: “World’s Smallest 4G Phone” Costs $80

    Jelly: “World’s Smallest 4G Phone” Costs $80

    I’m old enough to remember when it seemed like cell phones were always getting smaller rather than larger—remember Derek Zoolander‘s tiny cell phone? But in recent years the trend has been towards ever larger screens. Jelly is a step back towards The Smallening, with a new 4G mini-smartphone that measures only 3.6 inches tall, 1.7 […]

  • Ferrari Cockpit Desk Chair

    Ferrari Cockpit Desk Chair

    Sitting behind the wheel of an authentic Ferrari automobile is one of those unique experiences within the luxury sports car industry. But now, you can kind of experience it in a very, very different context: Behind your desk at your home or office. That’s if you’re willing to shell out for the new Ferrari Cockpit […]