A Yellow Submarine Butter Spreader Is the Best Thing To Happen To Corn

When you're a kid, corn on the cob is one of the best meals imaginable because it's really just an excuse to eat pure melted butter. But wrangling a chunk of that golden goodness onto a hot piece of corn fresh off the grill is a tricky task that's made a lot easier with this butter spreader that also happens to make… » 3/02/15 5:00pm 3/02/15 5:00pm

You Can't Burn Yourself With This Teapot

Someone at OSHA probably has a terrifying stat about the number of workplace injuries caused by teapots. But if everyone rushes out and buys this gorgeous glass hot beverage receptacle, we can do something about this critical national issue. » 2/28/15 5:00pm 2/28/15 5:00pm

This Tiny Toolbox Transforms Into an Entire Woodshop

Who hasn't stumbled across an episode of This Old House or New Yankee Workshop on a lazy Saturday afternoon and dreamed of being as skilled a woodworker as Norm Abram? » 2/27/15 3:53pm 2/27/15 3:53pm

This Extra Mattress Rolls Up Into a Chair During the Day

Transforming a convertible sofa into a bed can sometimes seem more complex than Optimus Prime changing into a truck. For a more compact emergency bed that's easier to move wherever you need it, check out Campeggi's Girella chair, which is as simple to transform as unrolling a sleeping bag. » 2/25/15 6:30pm 2/25/15 6:30pm

Superhero Shoe Horns Can Only Save Your Sneakers

There are two ways to avoid having to keep tying and untying your shoes whenever you go out: You can switch to the garish monstrosity that is velcro and just put up with that wretched tearing noise, or you can keep a shoe horn on hand to make it easy to slip in and out of laced-up sneaks. And the latter option is made… » 2/20/15 5:00pm 2/20/15 5:00pm

This Optical Illusion Bar Stool Is Entirely Real

From the right angle, Josh Carmody's Legless Bar Stool looks like it's one leg shy of safely resisting the pull of gravity. But it's just an optical illusion made possible by some clever woodworking, and in reality it has all the legs necessary to remain upright. » 2/18/15 6:20pm 2/18/15 6:20pm

Get Trippy on Poker Night With These Glitch Playing Cards

Boy do I love fancy playing cards. Not only do they make playing cards more fun. They also make you want to play cards more often—which is generally healthy, so long as you don't struggle with a gambling edition. My favorite card game is spades, and boy would that be fun with a trippy deck of GLITCH cards. » 2/16/15 7:30pm 2/16/15 7:30pm

The Best Laptop Sticker Turns Your Computer Into a Whiteboard

Like smartphones, it's getting harder and harder to differentiate laptops just by their appearance. So if you want yours to stand out, the easiest solution is to cover the lid in hilarious, ironic, or stylish stickers. But for a little bit of added functionality, you might also want to consider DrawAttention's giant… » 2/11/15 5:20pm 2/11/15 5:20pm

A Camera Bag Divider That Protects and Charges your Gear

Unless you're heading out to shoot for National Geographic, you don't want to leave the house with a giant over-stuffed camera bag hanging off your shoulder. Everything you bring has to play a crucial role for your photography outing. Or, better yet, two crucial roles like this padded camera bag divider with a 3,000… » 2/10/15 5:20pm 2/10/15 5:20pm

Reinforced Runners Ensure This Inflatable Sled Can Survive Icy Terrain

The same inflatable tube you use to lazily drift on the lake in the summertime works just as well on a snow-covered hill in the winter—until you hit a patch of rough icy terrain. Then the odds of it getting punctured are all but guaranteed. So the makers of the Airboard, a more purpose-built inflatable sled, have… » 2/09/15 5:00pm 2/09/15 5:00pm

This Bauhaus-Inspired Watch Is Smart Because It's So Simple

When I started college, my family bought me a Mondaine Swiss Railway watch based on actual Swiss Railway clocks. I loved it. How could you beat a classic? Now, a new addition to the MoMA Design Store from Uniform Wares has shown me the way—in the form of a timepiece designed to look like Bauhaus-inspired wall clocks… » 2/06/15 6:49pm 2/06/15 6:49pm

This Handsome Bracelet Unrolls Into a Ruler 

We've managed to strap computers and and even multitools to our wrists. But what happens if you suddenly need to measure the length of something and you're far away from your toolbox? You're screwed! Or you were screwed. No longer, thanks to this clever bracelet that doubles as a bendy ruler. » 2/05/15 7:00pm 2/05/15 7:00pm

A Mt. Hood-Bottomed Pint Glass Is the Easiest Way To Tackle a Mountain

With enough booze in your system, you feel like you can do anything—from singing like a Grammy-winning artist, to fighting a bouncer, to climbing a mountain. And while none of those are remotely even true, you can at least feel like you've conquered Oregon's Mount Hood every time you down a brew from this hand-blown… » 2/03/15 5:00pm 2/03/15 5:00pm

There's a Guide to the Solar System Etched Into This Cutting Board

If you're the type who likes to learn something new every day, this wonderful custom bamboo cutting board from Etsy seller Elysium Woodworks will teach you the basics of our solar system while you hack away at vegetables during dinner prep. » 2/02/15 5:00pm 2/02/15 5:00pm

Modern Conveniences Make This Retro Flashlight New Again

Whether you're mining for gold deep in the heart of Alaska, or trying to find your way downstairs to replace a blown fuse, this retro-styled lantern from Barebones will light the way without needing a single drop of kerosene. Because instead of a flame, it uses a three Cree LED bulbs powered by a rechargeable battery. » 1/30/15 5:00pm 1/30/15 5:00pm

Moby Whisk Is a Great (Egg) White (Mixing) Whale For Your Kitchen

It seems the recent trend of giant sea creatures invading your kitchen isn't going away anytime soon—and we're not talking about calamari made from giant squid. This adorable mixing tool, affectionately known as Moby Whisk, is the perfect accompaniment to that Nessie Ladle from last week. » 1/29/15 5:00pm 1/29/15 5:00pm

Eggs Shaped Like Golf Balls Mean It's Finally OK To Play With Your Food

Playing with your food is a real no-no when you're a kid. But once you're old enough to head off to college, it suddenly becomes OK—at least if Animal House taught us anything. And OK or not, it's all but impossible to resist playing around with a boiled egg that's been molded into the shape of soccer, tennis, and… » 1/28/15 5:00pm 1/28/15 5:00pm

Inverted Skyscrapers Hang Like Glowing Stalactites From Your LED Bulbs

LED bulbs are not only more energy-efficient than the incandescents they're slowly making extinct, they also run cool to the touch. Which means if you're bored by their uninspired shape, you can snap on these wonderful 3D-printed hanging skyscrapers that glow like stalactites, turning your living room into an art-deco… » 1/27/15 5:00pm 1/27/15 5:00pm

Masterpiece Sticky Notes Let the Mona Lisa Remind You To Get Milk

A bright yellow sticky note attached to your monitor is supposed to serve as an impossible to ignore reminder of something that needs to get done. But what about when your monitor is covered in 30 sticky notes? They all start to blend together into one easily ignorable mass. But with the Mona Lisa smirking at you,… » 1/23/15 5:35pm 1/23/15 5:35pm