Brazil's Soccer Team Has Smart Gatorade Bottles That Track Hydration

Everyone knows you should drink plenty of fluids when playing sports, but hydration actually becomes an exact science when the pride of your nation is at stake during something like the World Cup. That's why at this year's tournament, Brazil's soccer team is using specially-designed Gatorade bottles that track how… » 6/26/14 4:00pm 6/26/14 4:00pm

Genius guy transforms plastic bottles into super strength plastic rope

Look, I have no idea what I'm going to do with super strength plastic rope either but oh my genius, this recycler's idea of turning plastic bottles into plastic rope is just brilliant. The video is perfect, he shows you the plastic rope, shows you what to do with it and then shows you how to make your own. I'm now… » 6/20/14 12:19am 6/20/14 12:19am

A Simple Bottle Redesign Makes Removing Lids a Lot Easier

There's good news for those of us who've ever felt embarrassed about not being able to get the cap off a bottle. A team of researchers in Japan have found that the bottle's round shape could actually be to blame, and that getting caps off bottles with a parallelogram-shaped cross-section is considerably easier. » 6/03/14 1:17pm 6/03/14 1:17pm

Every Baby Bottle Needs a Grippy Rollcage

If you don't have kids, you might find it hard to believe that baby bottles don't come standard with this springy shock-absorbing and easy-to-grip silicone rollcage. The Ba Baby Bottle Holder is actually a $15 aftermarket accessory for bottles that makes them easier for babies to grip, and better suited to surviving… » 2/16/14 10:00am 2/16/14 10:00am

The 20 Weirdest, Coolest Liquor Bottles in the World

Generally speaking, it's what's inside a bottle that counts. It could come out of a yak udder just as long as it still tastes like a fine, single-malt Scotch. Still, there's nothing wrong with a little creative packaging. And booze bottles come in some of the most creative, decadent, and just plain bizarre designs you… » 1/17/14 5:00pm 1/17/14 5:00pm

This Adorable Robo-Bottle Provides Cold, Calculated Hydration

With every sugar water-selling corporation directly targeting kids, it's hard to convince the young'ns that water is really their best source of hydration. But what kid in their right mind would choose to sip from an aluminum can when this wonderful robot-shaped bottle could be lurking in their lunchbox? » 10/15/13 5:00pm 10/15/13 5:00pm

This 3D-Printed Web of Plastic Caps Turns Water Bottles Into a Vase

If your recycling bin overfloweth with empty plastic water bottles and you're just too lazy to take them to the curb, why not turn them from an eyesore into a lovely centerpiece with this 3D-printed web of bottlecaps? All you need to do is scrounge up twelve similarly sized bottles and you've got yourself a … » 10/08/13 6:01pm 10/08/13 6:01pm

Hide Your Beer Bottle From the Man With This Clever Water Bottle

Are you tired of being told when and where you can and cannot drink? Taking advantage of the fact that everyone carries around reusable water bottles these days, the BottleCamo blends right in. But instead of filling it with water, you unscrew the bottle, stash a brewskie inside, and don't let any silly laws prevent… » 9/13/13 4:40pm 9/13/13 4:40pm

How To Cut a Glass Bottle In Two Using Fire and Water

You might not be able to envision a time when you're lathe-less and need to cut a glass bottle in two, but when it does happen, you'll be quite happy you spent three minutes watching 'CrazyRussianHacker' do it with string, alcohol, fire, and water. And even if you don't ever cut your own glass, this hack is still… » 8/22/13 3:33pm 8/22/13 3:33pm

How a Used Bottle Becomes a New Bottle Again

Recycling! It's good for the planet, or something. It's also a very sensible thing to do. But how does the bottle you just drank out of become a new bottle you'll drink out of in the future? No, it's not just refilling the glass. It's a process that involves magnets, soda ash, a 2,700 degree furnace, something called… » 6/19/13 8:00pm 6/19/13 8:00pm

This Replacement Cap That Turns Any Water Bottle Into a Humidifier

When you name your product the 'Amazing Humidifier' it better be bringing something great to the table. After all, it's pretty hard to get excited over something as mundane as a humidifier. But the fact that this compact version transforms any water bottle into a secret weapon to battle dry skin is, admittedly,… » 5/29/13 9:57am 5/29/13 9:57am

The Proper Way To Make a Bottle-Opening iPhone Case

This is far from the first attempt at incorporating a bottle opener into an iPhone case. But the Fortress 2 from XGearlive is hands down the only design you should consider. Instead of a clunky slide-out mechanism, or an unsightly bulge on the back, it neatly integrates a subtle opener onto the edge of its bumper case… » 2/28/13 3:40pm 2/28/13 3:40pm

No Sink Is Too Shallow For a Side-Filling Water Bottle

Genius comes in all shapes and sizes, and in this case it's a cylindrical 16-ounce water bottle called the Hydros that features a brilliant access port on the side of the cap that lets you fill it from the shortest of taps, or shallowest of sinks. No longer do you have to craft a makeshift funnel with your hand, or… » 12/12/12 5:40pm 12/12/12 5:40pm