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  • CreekKooler: A Cooler for Whatever Floats Your Boat

    CreekKooler: A Cooler for Whatever Floats Your Boat

    New from Kanooler, it’s a cooler designed to accompany you on whatever Deliverance-style river adventures you have planned for this summer. And unlike most coolers, it doesn’t go in the boat with you (where it takes up valuable real estate), but instead is designed to be towed behind. It’s called the CreekKooler. Constructed with dual […]

  • Retro Patents: Hang Your Favorite Patent On Your Wall

    Retro Patents: Hang Your Favorite Patent On Your Wall

    Stop any ten people on the street and ask them what their favorite patent is, and you’re likely to get ten different answers. Some prefer the classic elegance of the iPhone patent by Apple, while others swoon at the burnished brilliance of Nintendo‘s Game Boy patent. Now, there’s a new brand that lets you commemorate […]

  • Nerf Nitro Blasters: Speed, Not Violence

    Nerf Nitro Blasters: Speed, Not Violence

    There are probably a lot of sensitive parents out there who would rather their children not play with Nerf guns on the grounds that they encourage a propensity towards violence with more destructive projectiles than foam darts. But now, even these sheltered children can enjoy the sensation of firing a Nerf product thanks to Nerf […]

  • Big Mac Special Sauce Nationwide Giveaway From McDonald’s

    Big Mac Special Sauce Nationwide Giveaway From McDonald’s

    Some may slander it by calling it thousand island dressing, but Big Mac devotees know the truth: There’s nothing quite like Big Mac Special Sauce. For 10,000 of those loyal few, Mickey D’s is now offering an opportunity to get your hands on a bottle of your own, starting tomorrow: https://twitter.com/McDonalds/status/823893187794239489 Where these 10,000 bottles […]

  • SOG Baton Pen-Shaped Multitools

    SOG Baton Pen-Shaped Multitools

    New from SOG is a line of four different pen-shaped multitools, each one designed for a specific range of associated purposes (and only one of which can actually be used as a pen). It’s the SOG Baton, and here’s how the four multitools shake out: Baton Q1 (pictured above): Ballpoint pen, bottle opener, flat screwdrivers, […]

  • Pop-Out Outlet From the Legrand Adorne Collection

    Pop-Out Outlet From the Legrand Adorne Collection

    While the phrase “Pop-Out Outlet” may conjure up thoughts of some kind of upscale outlet mall fashion installation, it’s actually one of the more interesting pieces in Legrand’s new Adorne collection, and a good practical addition to your household as well. The Pop-Out Outlet is three outlets in one, all of which recede into the […]

  • ‘Face Lift': CGI Head Gets the Adult Swim Treatment (Video)

    ‘Face Lift': CGI Head Gets the Adult Swim Treatment (Video)

    Every once in a while Adult Swim comes out with a short film that captures the viral imagination, quickly becoming worn out after a week or so (remember Too Many Cooks?). Somehow, I think there’s a chance that that’s going to happen with Face Lift, even though it might be too weird and mildly unnerving […]

  • Lofree: Keyboards Inspired by Typewriters

    Lofree: Keyboards Inspired by Typewriters

    One of the things that have more or less gone extinct in the last 50 years is the completely satisfying click-click-clack of an old-school mechanical typewriter. But now there’s a new tech brand in town attempting to bring back at least one aspect of that bygone age in the form of mechanical keyboards inspired by […]