There Are 1000x More Ways to Knot a Tie Than We Thought

You've got your Windsor, your half-Windsor, and... well, that's pretty much it. Except, of course, for the 168,998 other ways that science has determined it's possible to knot a tie. That's a thousand times more than we previously thought. All it took to figure it out was a repeat viewing of The Matrix Reloaded. » 2/09/14 10:00am 2/09/14 10:00am

Wear This LED Tetris Tie To Any Job Interview and You're Hired

Navy robotics engineer Bill Porter designed and built this fantastic Tetris-playing LED tie in a mere four hours to impress a roomful of eighth graders. But the wonderful LED light show that automatically plays Tetris on its own should impress anyone who's ever had to kill time at work, and didn't have access to… » 6/26/13 3:01pm 6/26/13 3:01pm

The Flask Tie: Because Drinking on the Job Wasn't Easy Enough

No longer do the office drones of the world have to bury their hooch deep inside a drawer, or hide it inside a hollowed-out annual report. This stylish microfiber neckcessory known as the Flask Tie's got a six ounce pouch hidden in the longer hanging part, and an easy access straw tucked away in the short bit. » 12/13/12 1:20pm 12/13/12 1:20pm

Hands-Free Bolo Tie Lets You Chat, Be a Crazy Texan

If you're going to wear one of those wired handsfree headsets for your phone, why not go all out and make it a fashion accessory? This Hands-free Tie does just that, with an embedded mic on the "tie" part and convenient gestures for you to answer your phone. We say "convenient," but they're actually kind of awkward,… » 2/12/08 5:30pm 2/12/08 5:30pm

USB Fan Tie: First Practical Use of a Necktie in History

We're so helpful, trying to keep you cool this summer, and Thanko steps in to assist with this USB necktie with a geeky-looking fan nestled inside its Windsor knot. If you don't mind being chained to your desk, this might help evaporate a modicum of sweat in even the steamiest of situations. That is, if the fan on… » 8/09/07 3:10pm 8/09/07 3:10pm