A Tiny Aluminum Canister That Could Come In Very Handy This Winter 

There are plenty of gadgets you could wish for as you're sitting in the dark on a slow ski lift, with a dead phone, in freezing temperatures. Unless you are one of those people who carries more than just a phone and a wallet in your ski coat—which, congratulations—you will probably have none of them. » 12/16/14 5:00pm 12/16/14 5:00pm

Great Gift Ideas For The 10 Major Species Of Science Fiction Fan

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Finding the perfect gift for the beloved fan in your life can be a major challenge — but the first step to success is to know what kind of fan you're dealing with. What does this person truly love, above all else? Once you know that, you're set. Here's our complete guide to gifts for 10 different species of fans. » 12/02/14 12:11am 12/02/14 12:11am

Make Any Gift Look More Grandiose With High-Rise Wrapping Paper

Is there anything more awkward than showing up to a birthday party or a wedding and plunking down the smallest present on the gift table? It turns out that science can help compensate for your limited spending through some simple optical illusions. By wrapping your gift in this clever paper that makes it look like an… » 9/16/14 12:18pm 9/16/14 12:18pm

9 Sad Valentine's Gifts for Very Lonely People

Valentine's Day —or as it's called in more cynical circles, "Singles Awareness Day"—is finally upon us. As is tradition, anyone finding themselves single and alone tonight will probably be inclined to spend the evening wallowing in self pity. But it doesn't have to be this way! There's an entire world of products out… » 2/14/14 12:20pm 2/14/14 12:20pm

This Infographic Shows How Crazy Holiday Toys Have Gotten in 50 Years

Philadelphia-based Abby Ryan Design came up with this fun infographic of the most popular toys from 50 years of holiday shopping. If you were a child during any of that time, you'll doubtless recognize something. Then you'll scratch your head in bafflement at how damned expensive today's most-requested gifts are. » 12/07/13 3:58pm 12/07/13 3:58pm