Tech & Gear

  • TriTac EDC Pen: “It’s a Pen, It’s a Punch, It’s a Knife”

    TriTac EDC Pen: “It’s a Pen, It’s a Punch, It’s a Knife”

    Another entrant in the EDC pen wars has made its way into the fray. This one might not dazzle you with the quantity of its multiple functions, but it does provide three heavy-duty ones within its own sleek, lightweight frame. It’s the TriTac EDC Pen. The TriTac EDC Pen isn’t just useful for signing documents […]

  • Word. Intergalactic Notebooks: For Galaxy-Spanning Notes

    Word. Intergalactic Notebooks: For Galaxy-Spanning Notes

    A good, dependable notebook can often seem like the universe at your fingertips if you’ve got a particularly creative imagination. Notebook brand Word. have taken this feeling and made it explicit with the Word. Intergalactic, their newest notebook bearing interstellar imagery that should serve as a good inspiration point for writers and artists everywhere. The […]

  • FlightSpeak: Deatailed Airport Info in Real Time

    FlightSpeak: Deatailed Airport Info in Real Time

    It’s travel season, and for most people that means a surprising amount of guesswork: How long the security line will be, what the gift shop scene will be like, whether the airport will have functional free WiFi, etc. But FlightSpeak is an app that aims to remove the guessing from all these questions and more. […]

  • Rumpl Puffe Battery-Powered Blanket

    Rumpl Puffe Battery-Powered Blanket

    We’re now closer to December than October, which means that global warming aside many of our nights are about to get much colder. Enter the Rumpl Puffe, a portable and battery-powered electric blanket that combines three technological innovations that began on Kickstarter. Those three ideas come courtesy of Ravean, a company that developed the Rumpl […]

  • Jarred & Displaced: Artist Collects Double-Exposure Landscapes in Jars

    Jarred & Displaced: Artist Collects Double-Exposure Landscapes in Jars

    “Jarred landscapes” sounds like some made-up concept out of Lewis Carroll or something, but artist Christoffer Relander has made it more or less real. It’s all part of an ongoing project known as Jarred & Displaced, the primary visual effects of which are achieved in camera through double exposure, rather than through any digital manipulation. […]

  • Summers Place Dodo Skeleton Going Up for Auction

    Summers Place Dodo Skeleton Going Up for Auction

    Climate scientists agree that we’re going to be seeing a lot more extinct species in the next few years. Now, you have an opportunity to pay tribute to all past and future wiped-out animals through the most iconic of them all: The dodo bird. It’s the Summers Place Dodo Skeleton, a composite piece hitting the […]

  • BoardUp: “The World’s First Self-Folding Longboard”

    BoardUp: “The World’s First Self-Folding Longboard”

    The first self-folding longboard in the world is now in the midst of a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. Not to be confused with “Bird Up,” the worst show on television, it’s BoardUp, a longboard that circumvents many of the issues associated with lugging such boards around by way of an ingenious self-folding hinge in the middle. […]

  • Middle Finger Candle: For Rude Candle Lovers

    Middle Finger Candle: For Rude Candle Lovers

    Candles, as I understand them, are intended to create an inviting, comfortable, and soothing atmosphere in one’s home or place of business. But it seems that one might often have other priorities entirely when choosing a candle, and for those times the Middle Finger Candle would be more than appropriate. The first thing I notice when looking […]

  • PhotoScan by Google Photos Digitizes Old Photos (Video)

    PhotoScan by Google Photos Digitizes Old Photos (Video)

    By my estimation, there are approximately 98,000,000 embarrassing photos that haven’t made it onto the internet yet. A newly unveiled app from Google Photos may drop that figure significantly though, so you better be prepared.  It’s PhotoScan by Google Photos. PhotoScan by Google Photos basically turns your mobile device’s camera into its own portable scanner […]

  • ‘LEGO Outside LEGOLAND’ by Domenico Franco (Pics)

    ‘LEGO Outside LEGOLAND’ by Domenico Franco (Pics)

    Photographer Domenico Franco has taken to the streets of Rome to answer one question and one question only: “What if actual objects in our lives were made of LEGO, but giant-sized?” And this investigation resulted in LEGO Outside LEGOLAND, a new photo series from the artist that answers that question visually. LEGO Outside LEGOLAND is mostly […]