Tech & Gear

  • Jet Engine Ceiling Fans From Phighter Images

    Jet Engine Ceiling Fans From Phighter Images

    On a truly sweltering summer day, it’s possible you’ve looked at a passing jet plane and pondered the cooling capabilities of one of those giant jet engines (humidity can sometimes do weird things to your brain). Such thoughts are basically irrational, but now you can satisfy them with Jet Engine Ceiling Fans by Phighter Images. […]

  • LEVO Oil Infuser (Video)

    LEVO Oil Infuser (Video)

    If you’re a graduate-level kitchen engineer, you may be familiar with the process of oil infusion. Historically, it’s been a difficult and tedious process, but a new counter-top appliance called LEVO makes it easy, and throws in some extra features in the bargain. LEVO can be used as a coffee or tea machine in addition […]

  • RokBlok: A Portable Record Player Like No Other

    RokBlok: A Portable Record Player Like No Other

    The phrase “portable record player” is generally one that should be taken with the proverbial grain of salt, given the inherent size and number of moving parts necessary to play a record in the first place, let alone with any vestige of sound quality. Now, there’s a new portable record player that dispenses with many […]

  • Amazon Go: Brick and Mortar Grocery Shopping With No Checkout Lines

    Amazon Go: Brick and Mortar Grocery Shopping With No Checkout Lines

    One thing that separates me from most of my contemporaries is that rather than seeing grocery shopping as a tedious chore, I actually enjoy going to the grocery store. So grocery delivery innovations like Instacart have more or less passed me by, but the newest phase of grocery shopping from Amazon is something even I […]

  • Moskito Combination Analog Smartwatch and Bike Speedometer

    Moskito Combination Analog Smartwatch and Bike Speedometer

    To all outward appearances, your watch is a standard, albeit impeccably designed, timepiece.  But with a simple twist and lock, it becomes a speedometer and tracker mounted to your bike. Science-fiction? No.  It’s Moskito, a new smartwatch now raising funds on Kickstarter. Moskito is billed as a “Swiss analog smart watch & bike speedometer,” and that […]

  • Undersea Aquahoverer From Hammacher Schlemmer (Video)

    Undersea Aquahoverer From Hammacher Schlemmer (Video)

    I don’t know what your financial situation is going into the holiday season, but if you’re the kind of person who thinks of “income” as “money earned without working” rather than a “paycheck,” I’ve got what might just be the best possible Christmas gift for someone in your life: the Undersea Aquahoverer from Hammacher Schlemmer. […]

  • Google Timelapse: See How the World Has Changed Since 1984 (Video)

    Google Timelapse: See How the World Has Changed Since 1984 (Video)

    The world is always changing, and those of us who are around while it does sometimes don’t notice, since it’s happening so gradually. A cool new feature from Google using its Google Earth satellite imaging technology can show you just how much the world around you has changed, thanks to satellite images dating back to […]

  • Flux Capacitor Wall Charger: Charge Your Devices Like Doc Brown

    Flux Capacitor Wall Charger: Charge Your Devices Like Doc Brown

    It was well over a year ago that we told you about the Flux Capacitor USB Car Charger, which came out in the middle of a 2015 deluge of Back to the Future merchandise and tie-ins. Now, the people at ThinkGeek have expanded on that idea with the Flux Capacitor Wall Charger, basically the same thing but for your […]

  • T-Rex Bottle Opener

    T-Rex Bottle Opener

    For approximately 65.5 million years, the mighty Tyrannosaurus Rex roamed the earth as King of the Dinosaurs. Then, he went extinct, only to become every child’s favorite dinosaur in the modern human era. He’s been voiced by John Goodman, turned evil in Jurassic Park, and has basically reigned as the Michael Jackson of dinosaurs for […]

  • Fourneau Bread Oven: For Fresh Baked Bread at Home

    Fourneau Bread Oven: For Fresh Baked Bread at Home

    Ah, fresh bread. Does it get any better? But if you’ve ever tried to bake bread at home, you know that it doesn’t really work as well as it does in a bakery or restaurant—unless, of course, you have the Fourneau Bread Oven, engineered specifically for closing that disparity. The Fourneau Bread Oven does this […]