Tech & Gear

  • Edyn Smart Gardening (Video)

    Edyn Smart Gardening (Video)

    Gardening, for most people, is tricky, and even the most gifted Drearcliff Grange-ready green thumbs can use a little technology-guided assistance out there in the soil. Edyn provided just such assistance, in the form of a sensor you plant in the ground and a companion app that shows you how to make the most of […]

  • Snoped: A Snowmobile Crossed With a Moped (Video)

    Snoped: A Snowmobile Crossed With a Moped (Video)

    If Hollywood ever commits the sin of remaking On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, they could do worse than include a chase scene featuring the Snoped (rhymes with “low-fed,” not as in the past tense of “snope”), a cool new design from designer Joey Ruiter and built by Jeff Long. The Snoped is sleeker and sexier […]

  • El Purista: The Armchair for Dedicated Smokers

    El Purista: The Armchair for Dedicated Smokers

    The age of the serious, dedicated smoker is mostly a bygone one, as the health risks of regular smoking have gradually outweighed the benefits in the popular consciousness. But for those brave holdouts who continue to enjoy a fine cigar, the El Purista armchair is probably the best possible way to do it. The El […]

  • Burnt Letter Opener by Jonathan Dorthe

    Burnt Letter Opener by Jonathan Dorthe

    Snail mail isn’t as commonplace as it used to be, but unless you’re one of the few people who have managed to go completely paperless it’s still a good idea to have a trusty letter opener around. Etsy shop owner Jonathan Dorthe has a nice handmade one called the Burnt Letter Opener. The Burnt Letter […]

  • MOON Lunar Globe: “The Most Accurate Lunar Globe”

    MOON Lunar Globe: “The Most Accurate Lunar Globe”

    Globes generally depict the Earth, and back in the days before online maps and GPS they served an actual practical purpose in addition to their decorative properties. Now our buddy Luna is getting some of that globe action, and the MOON lunar globe is the world’s most accurate. The MOON lunar globe is a 1/20,000,000th scale accurate down […]

  • Ink Hunter App Lets You Try Out Tattoos Digitally

    Ink Hunter App Lets You Try Out Tattoos Digitally

    So you want to get a tattoo. Throughout history, people have pulled the trigger on that decision using only their imaginations and possibly the wise counsel of a friend or enabler, but now there’s an app that lets you see for yourself exactly how a given tattoo will look on your skin before you get […]

  • KAISR Original: “The Ultimate Inflatable Air Lounge”

    KAISR Original: “The Ultimate Inflatable Air Lounge”

    From my comic book days I remember one of the most distinctive elements of Avengers antagonist Kang the Conqueror being the pillow of air he lounged around on. Kang was a visitor from (I think) the 30th century, but now it’s only 2016 and we have the KAISR Original, billed as “the ultimate inflatable air […]

  • Savage Bobber Custom Airplanes From Zlin Aviation

    Savage Bobber Custom Airplanes From Zlin Aviation

    Custom bikes and custom cars are cool and all, but how about a custom airplane? If you’ve got the cash to accommodate such a purchase (more on that later), it’s now possible thanks to the people at Zlin Aviation and their Savage Bobber custom airplanes. Each Savage Bobber airplane is customized to its pilot and […]

  • ‘Pyramid House’ From Juan Carlos Ramos (Pics)

    ‘Pyramid House’ From Juan Carlos Ramos (Pics)

    Architect Juan Carlos Ramos’ latest project (conceived for a design competition) is like something out of some Afrofuturist Egypt, appropriately titled Pyramid House. The titular shape of Pyramid House is really only the surface of what makes it tick. It’s divided into multiple tears just like the pyramids of old, but more accommodating to the […]