iOS 8 Will Make Drawing on Your Devices Way More Intuitive

Perfecting your artistic technique using a stylus is about to get a whole lot more refined. With the introduction of iOS 8, your screen will be sensitive to the relative width of whatever's running across its surface. That's great news for folks who prefer Paper and other drawing apps to, well, paper. » 6/17/14 2:00pm 6/17/14 2:00pm

Ha, These Earbuds Will Make It Look Like a Pencil Is Sticking Through…

When someone puts on earbuds, they're pretty much telling the rest of the world to not bother them. It's the universal symbol for shut the hell up. But if someone put on this Magic Pencil earbuds? That's a conversation starter. I mean, these earbuds make it look like a pencil has been stabbed in one ear and out the… » 3/13/13 11:30pm 3/13/13 11:30pm

Peg Pencil the Bastard Son of a, Yep, You Got It, Clothes Peg and a,…

This retractable pencil, by Yuta Watanabe, is very Muji, if you ask me. Yuta's amusing yet functional design should have no problem finding its way onto the desk of architects, creatives, the odd eco-freako and, of course, washerwomen whose unemployment, thanks to electric clothes dryers, has meant they have had to… » 2/15/08 8:47am 2/15/08 8:47am

Guru Disciples Build Giant Pencil, Call It 'World's Largest'


Now that pencils are finding their way into obscurity, here's a divinely inspired team of craftsmen who decided to construct a gigantic memorial to the obsolete writing utensil, calling it "the world's largest pencil." But wait a minute here. Suspiciously missing are the dimensions of this construction project, but… » 9/26/07 12:45pm 9/26/07 12:45pm