Tech & Gear

  • M&M’s and Skittles Sorting Machine Finally Invented (Video)

    M&M’s and Skittles Sorting Machine Finally Invented (Video)

    I will never forget the tragic day that I was carrying two small barrels on my shoulders, one filled with M&M’s, the other filled with Skittles. A neighborhood bully stuck his foot in my path and tripped me, causing the contents of both barrels to spill out all over the sidewalk. It took me four […]

  • TRAPPIST-1: NASA Announces Discovery of Earth-Like Planetary System (Video)

    TRAPPIST-1: NASA Announces Discovery of Earth-Like Planetary System (Video)

    A few days ago NASA announced that they would be holding a press conference on Wednesday afternoon regarding an exciting new discovery. Everyone assumed it would be one of two things: Alien life or a giant meteor. Luckily, the system of planets surrounding “the ultra-cool dwarf star called TRAPPIST-1” would appear to be closer to […]

  • ‘Pop Culture Postage’ by Artist Clark Orr

    ‘Pop Culture Postage’ by Artist Clark Orr

    If you got a letter from Hill Valley, CA, the realm of Eternia or the Black Lagoon, you might be pleased to see a commemorative postage stamp on the corner of the envelope. Since these locations are fictional, though, this is unlikely to happen, which is why you have to settle for Pop Culture Postage […]

  • Tumbleweed Express: America’s First Drive Thru Weed Store

    Tumbleweed Express: America’s First Drive Thru Weed Store

    Imagine, if you will, picking up some perfectly legal recreational marijuana on your way home from work, much as you would a sack of cheeseburgers, a six pack of beer, or other things that are less healthy for you than weed. That dream will soon be a reality, and it will be called Tumbleweed Express […]

  • Honomobo HO4+ Shipping Container Home

    Honomobo HO4+ Shipping Container Home

    Remember in the second season of The Wire when all those girls suffocated in that shipping container? You may not be aware that that scenario actually represents a marked worst case scenario that you shouldn’t judge the practice of living in a shipping container by. The other end of the spectrum would have to be […]

  • Caavo Streaming Box Universalizes All Your Services and Devices (Video)

    Caavo Streaming Box Universalizes All Your Services and Devices (Video)

    Modern life is a seemingly unending tangle of various devices, remote controls, and streaming services, sometimes enough so to make you long for the old days of three channels and a movie theater down the street. Caavo is an upcoming new streaming box that lets you condense everything you’ve got into one device with one […]

  • Ehang 184 Passenger Drone Rolling Out Soon in Dubai

    Ehang 184 Passenger Drone Rolling Out Soon in Dubai

    Dubai is basically the Tomorrowland of the world at this point, so it figures that the first autopiloted passenger drones would be unveiled there. Enter the Ehang 184, a drone capable of flying a passenger up to 220 pounds (maybe time for a diet if that cuts you out) plus a little luggage (or maybe […]

  • Air-Ink: Ink Made From Air Pollution

    Air-Ink: Ink Made From Air Pollution

    A company called Graviky has figured out a way to pull carbon pollution from the air and put it to work doing something useful instead of burning up our atmosphere. They do this through something called a “KAALINK device,” which allows them to pull out refine soot and other pollutants into usable ink for writing […]

  • Tempus Spin Coin From J.L. Lawson

    Tempus Spin Coin From J.L. Lawson

    If you’re looking for an easy way to make quick binary decisions that at the same time might make you appear to observers to be part of some kind of weird secret society, the new Tempus Spin Coin from J.L. Lawson might be for you.  How you decide whether or not to purchase it is […]

  • Senik: Redesigned Fire Extinguisher Concept

    Senik: Redesigned Fire Extinguisher Concept

    I could be wrong, but I don’t think the basic fire extinguisher has seen much in the way of technological advancement since way back when they first phased out the hand water-pump style model, but now an inventor by the name of Sailee Adhao is poised to blow the whole game apart with his new […]