In the tech industry, paid leave is becoming a sought-after benefit for employees, and for employers like Spotify, Twitter, Etsy, Netflix, it’s become an explicit priority. But, as Rebecca Greenfield writes at Bloomberg, these policies are made feasible partly because the tech workforce is still mostly male.
Making handmade goods might be the easy part when you consider all the work that goes into selling those products online. Now Etsy is giving its sellers a new tool for building a standalone website that easily populates with data from Etsy’s own online marketplace, making launching and maintaining an e-commerce site a…
If you find yourself in trouble you can always use your phone to dial 911. Or you can reach for this compact 3D-printed lens that turns your smartphone’s camera flash into the Bat-Signal, summoning someone who can help but who also has a way cooler car than the police do.
Who’s a good doggie? NOT this GRUNGE PUNK PORCUPINE DOG! This dog is a weapon.
Try wrapping your head around this one. An Etsy seller in France has somehow managed to design a remarkable 3D-printed sundial that shows the time as digital numbers that actually change as the day progresses and the sun moves across the sky.
Oreo’s on a mission to create a flavor that will appeal to every last person on the planet. But its efforts can’t come anywhere close to the level of personalization that a custom cookie cutter shaped like your head and face allows.
It’s a good idea to keep your best kitchen knives outside of the drawer, where they can get knocked about and damaged, but a dedicated knife block also takes up valuable counter space. An even better solution than both is to turn any flat surface in your kitchen into a magnetic knife holder using these vinyl decals.
Amazon has just launched a new online store called Handmade. Much like Etsy, it will sell handcrafted items, serving as the middle-man between artisans and consumers.
Need some hand-knitted gloves in a jiffy? If you’re a New Yorker, you might be in luck. This fall, Etsy is going to be pilot testing same-day and next-day delivery services in certain parts of New York City.
There are countless reasons why it would be awesome to wear one of Tony Stark’s Iron Man suits, not the least of which being the slick heads-up display providing info on targets and other nearby threats. But for just $55 (instead of billions) these laser-etched glowing plastic shades provide a similar experience on…
Witches gotta eat, witches gotta work — we learned that from watching Kiki’s Delivery Service as kids. But guess what? Etsy doesn’t give a crap about helping Kiki. The online sales platform for homemade goods is NOT scared of hexes, and it won’t let witches sell spells anymore.
Beneath Etsy’s glitter-soaked, hand-stitched paisley exterior lies some of the weirdest, darkest wares the internet can offer. And in one of thee seedy offshoots, you will find some of the world’s biggest pop culture icons in the form of amateur, taxidermied mice. And people fucking love ‘em.
We all make mistakes, and we can only assume that Etsy-seller FableBedworks was in a rush when they posted this phenomenal transforming rocket ship murphy bed on their online store. Why else would they mistakenly refer to it as a "childrens bed" when there are certainly more than enough adults who would love a…
The human hand serves as a perfectly usable tool for firing elastic bands, but sniping your co-workers is just far more satisfying when you've got a trigger to squeeze. And because everything is better when it's made of wood, these gorgeous toy guns from ElasticPrecision are hands-down the best way to unleash a fury…
Etsy seller SeamsGeeky has created a couple of amazingly adorable hand towels that Adventure Time fans will be more than proud to hang in their bathrooms. But after spending $13 on either the BMO, Finn, or Jake versions, who would ever want to dry their hands on them and risk sullying these wonderful creations? [Etsy]
It's hard to understand the appeal of displaying the corpses of dead insects and other small creatures on pins in a specimen box, but tiny paper airplane versions of famous aircraft? That deserves to hang in the Louvre, or your home office as a second best scenario.
Let's say that you've got a spare two grand stuffed in a shoebox under your bed, and you want to put it towards something really useful. No, not paying off a credit card bill, or getting your car serviced — you want to blow that on a Mario Bros lamp made out of Lego.
There'll never be another fight over who gets to lay in the hammock with this monstrosity strung up in your backyard. The Mega Hammock requires you to find at least four nearby trees (or cranes) for hanging, but when it's up it looks like it can easily support a group of at least ten loungers—plus a toddler or two.…