Tech & Gear

  • Bookniture: Furniture That Folds Down Into Book-Size Packages

    Bookniture: Furniture That Folds Down Into Book-Size Packages

    The latest innovation in the field of portable furniture was conceived as a way to avoid the problem of occupying floor space when the furniture is not being used. The result is Bookniture—furniture that can be folded into a package so compact it looks like a book. Bookniture comes in three styles—Concrete Grey, Field Brown, […]

  • Rolls-Royce Phantom Zenith Picnic Basket

    Rolls-Royce Phantom Zenith Picnic Basket

    In what I hope will one day serve as the inspiration for a Yogi Bear high-tech heist movie, luxury automaker Rolls-Royce has unveiled a special edition picnic basket as part of its Phantom Zenith Collection, and the Rolls-Royce Phantom Zenith Picnic Basket is about as far as you can get from a typical picnic basket […]

  • Simple Shower: Turn a Bottle of Water Into an Outdoor Shower (Video)

    Simple Shower: Turn a Bottle of Water Into an Outdoor Shower (Video)

    “Turning a water bottle into a shower” may at first conjure images of simply pouring a bottle of water onto your head, but let’s face it: That’s not really a shower. But with Simple Shower, you can enjoy the pleasures of a reasonable shower facsimile while roughing it out in the woods, as long as […]

  • Twisted Sharpies From Greg’s Garage

    Twisted Sharpies From Greg’s Garage

    The Sharpie is a pretty visually iconic writing implement, immediately identifiable and recognizable to people all over the world. But maybe you don’t want an icon in your pocket, preferring to make your mark with something a little more idiosyncratic, but that still retains the reliable functionality of the Sharpie brand. For you, there are […]

  • VFXLAB Animatronic Swimming Shark (Video)

    VFXLAB Animatronic Swimming Shark (Video)

    We have officially entered the latter part of summer 2016.  School has started back up again in a lot of places, and it’s time to start getting ready for fall and eventually the holidays will be right around the corner. But never let it be said that summer hi-jinks can’t last deep into the thick […]

  • Homesick Candles: Make Your House Smell Like Home

    Homesick Candles: Make Your House Smell Like Home

    If you moved away from your hometown to take some big city job in New York or Los Angeles, there is now a line of scented candles designed to capture your bygone home through the olfactory center—generally thought to be the most powerful sense when it comes to memory. They’re called Homesick candles. Homesick candles […]

  • Ti Arto: Pen Works With More Than 200 Kinds of Refills

    Ti Arto: Pen Works With More Than 200 Kinds of Refills

    If you’re serious about your pen usage, it may have occurred to you that a pen that can accept a plethora of different types of refills would be a useful one to you. And if you’ve dabbled in the field of multi-refill pens in the past, you may have found yourself frustrated by the phenomenon […]

  • Canett Furniture Jeep Desk: Made From a Real Reclaimed Jeep

    Canett Furniture Jeep Desk: Made From a Real Reclaimed Jeep

    The Jeep is known as one of the hardest-working vehicles in the world, so what better place to roll your sleeves up and get some solid work done than on a Canett Furniture Jeep Desk, made from a real reclaimed Jeep hood and even equipped with fully functional headlights. The Canett Furniture Jeep Desk also […]

  • Sense: Keep Track of Your Electricity Usage

    Sense: Keep Track of Your Electricity Usage

    If you pay your power bill every month, you may be interested in finding a way, any way, to reduce your electricity consumption and thus your monthly power expenses. There are lots of ways for you to do this, some of them general and intuitive, but there’s also Sense, a device that gives you detailed […]

  • After the Race: Art Made From Vintage Porsche Hoods and Doors

    After the Race: Art Made From Vintage Porsche Hoods and Doors

    Automotive art is probably not one of the most respected fields in the art world, but if you’re a diehard car man (or car girl), who cares what the art snobs think? And now, thanks to Jean-Denis Claessens, and Edmond Thonnard (aka Pogo), car art buffs have their own creme-de-la-creme art brand for their own […]