This Rugged Outdoor Calculator Can Survive Everything But Obsolescence

You might not have had a use for a dedicated calculator after completing your final high school math course, but that doesn't mean others don't. In fact, despite the rise of smartphones, companies like Casio are still churning out standalone calculators. And its latest, the fx-FD10 Pro, which is designed for… » 4/17/14 2:20pm Today 2:20pm

It's a Shame To Think These 3D Milled Ice Cubes Will Melt Away

You can find silicone ice cube moulds for everything from perfect spheres to gummy bears these days. But if you're throwing a dinner party and really want to impress your guests, nothing says "I have too much money and free time" like using a 3D milling machine to sculpt a frozen drink-chilling masterpiece like this. » 4/15/14 9:40am Tuesday 9:40am

A Vortex Faucet Adds Much Needed Excitement To Washing Your Hands

Since most faucets are nothing more than a metal tube, you rarely get a glimpse of the magic inside when cold and hot water come together to create warm water. So Philippe Starck designed the Axor Starck V, a crystal clear faucet that creates a vortex as the streams of water mix and bubble up and out. » 4/14/14 9:40am Monday 9:40am

The Hal 9000 of Grills Tells You When It's Time to Flip the Meat

No one likes a backseat griller, especially if you've spent years perfecting your bbq craft. But for those starting out, a little coaching can help avoid turning steak into charcoal. And Lynx's voice-activated Smart Grill will actually ask you what's going on the barbie so it can then recommend the perfect setting,… » 4/08/14 9:20am 4/08/14 9:20am

This Diesel-Powered Scooter Packs More Utility Than a Swiss Army Knife

If I started telling you about a new all-wheel-drive, turbodiesel-powered off-roader, you'd probably think I was talking about a 4x4 truck or SUV, right? Wrong. Check out the RNT, a concept from Indian motorcycle company Hero that could be the only back-country survival tool a motorcycle adventurer would ever need. » 2/08/14 9:00am 2/08/14 9:00am

The Purest of Makers Use a Programmable Electric Screwdriver

If you're addicted to tinkering, to the point where even your tools are fair game, you might want to consider Ingersoll Rand when shopping for a cordless drill. The company's awfully-named QXX2PT08PQ4 QX Series precision screwdriver can actually be programmed via a USB connection to your computer, letting you create… » 1/31/14 4:40pm 1/31/14 4:40pm

$14,500 Cabinet Contains Everything You Need To Survive the Apocalypse

For some of us, a couple of inches of snow makes for a lovely summer day. But for others who aren't used to the white stuff, it can wreak havoc on motorways and cause endless headaches. No matter what the emergency it's good to be prepared, and for the price of a small car, you can get everything you'd possibly need in … » 1/29/14 5:00pm 1/29/14 5:00pm

A 3D Printer That Draws Designs in Jello Shots: Nerd Frats, Rejoice

As soon as mankind fully masters 3D printing, we'll be able to make anything, in any shape, at any time. We'll be—for all intents and purposes—gods. But until then, we might as well use the technology to inject even more liquor (in fun shapes!) into Jell-O shots, right? Take that, Alpha Betas. » 12/26/13 4:30pm 12/26/13 4:30pm

This Is the Best Consumer-Ready Iron Man Suit We've Ever Seen

Do you like Iron Man? Got $2,000 lying around? You're in luck, my friend, because the Iron Man Factory is open for business, and they're selling the best Iron Man suits we've ever seen. The only problem is you'll have to wait, oh, about a year to get yours. » 12/17/13 3:20pm 12/17/13 3:20pm

This $6,500 Santa Stakeout Kit Means Father Christmas Is Going Down

Murderer. Slave owner. Celebrated philanderer. These are the words that should come to mind when considering a one Mr. Nicholas "Santa" Claus. Just because you can see through that drunk jolly facade, though, doesn't mean the rest of the world can. So it's time to take matters into your own hands. Fortunately, » 12/11/13 4:40pm 12/11/13 4:40pm

An Indestructible Marker Keeps You Vandalizing Through the Apocalypse

Just because the world as we know it has come to an end doesn't mean that people won't want to read an amusing limerick written on a bathroom stall. And for just $8, this Pocket Shark Tactical Marker is guaranteed to survive almost anything—from a Mad Max-style dystopia, to even a zombie uprising. Let's see your… » 10/25/13 4:20pm 10/25/13 4:20pm

Why Is the Fox News Room Full of Absurdly Giant iPads?

Over on Fox News' website, Shepard Smith gives us a tour of the the Fox News Deck's upgraded studio which inexplicably features a team of staffers in the background working at what appear to be gigantic tablets. According to Smith, those are actually "information specialists" frantically pawing away at what Fox calls… » 10/07/13 1:24pm 10/07/13 1:24pm

This Grapefruit Sectioner Might Be the Most Specific Kitchen Gadget

No longer do those wanting to eat healthy at breakfast have to live in fear of the backlash from the grapefruit they're digging into. This Citrus Sectioner replaces your spoon with a purpose-built contraption that safely and easily removes a wedge from your favorite morning fruit—minus any geysers of blinding juice. » 9/27/13 5:20pm 9/27/13 5:20pm

A Salad Spinner With a Turbo Button—Who Wants To Wait For Salad?

The allure of a shiny new gadget is easy to overcome when it costs hundreds of dollars and comes with a multi-year contract. But cheaper contraptions, like the stuff you'll find in a kitchen store, are almost impossible to resist. Does anyone really need a salad spinner with a turbo button that promises 50 percent… » 9/20/13 2:00pm 9/20/13 2:00pm

Car for soccer moms and FBI agents has 6 USB ports and 6 power outlets

This horrible new tank—the shamelessly named 2015 Chevy Suburban—is the only car with six USB ports and six power outlets. Doesn't that sound stupidly overkill? Not in suburban America! Just imagine all those kids playing Candy Crush on their iPads while they are not using the USB ports for their surveillance… » 9/12/13 3:26pm 9/12/13 3:26pm

This Intense Carbon Fiber RED Dragon Camera Will Film Game of Thrones

In case you forgot, the RED Dragon is the latest 6K video-recording, insane dynamic-range-producing, probably-fire-breathing camera. This particular model is cased in carbon fiber, and will be put to the test filming the next season of Game of Thrones. » 9/10/13 5:35pm 9/10/13 5:35pm