Proof That Even A Screwdriver Becomes Obsolete

Stanley Works has been making hand tools in New Britain, Connecticut, since the middle of the 19th century. Some time in the 20th, the company came up with this terrible screwdriver. It has a handle with rigid, jagged plastic edges that gouge your palms at every inch-pound of torque. Yet the handle is somehow always… » 5/06/12 2:00pm 5/06/12 2:00pm

Stanley Brings out a Pair of Watches, One of them Strange

Ah, Brando. The soft "ping" in my inbox that heralds yet another slice of pedestrian weirdness from everyone's favorite purveyor of odds 'n' sods. And today's offering was no different: a pair of watches from toolmaker Stanley. One sports a 16-position compass, but it's the other one that got me all excited—a… » 10/05/07 9:09am 10/05/07 9:09am