Adventure Tested: Whistle, A Fitness Tracker For Your Dog

Fix Absolutely Anything, Anywhere With A Keychain Toolkit

For less than $50, I've built a keychain toolkit that's fixed cars, motorcycles and once kept me out of jail. It's even legal on airplanes. Here's how you can build yours. » 5/03/14 12:54pm 5/03/14 12:54pm

We've Finally Figured Out Why Kettles Whistle

This might shock you, but for over a century scientists have been pondering why kettles whistle—and completely failed to find an answer. That's all changed now, though, thanks to two scientists from the University of Cambridge who have worked out how it happens. » 10/24/13 9:41am 10/24/13 9:41am

Some iPhone 3GS Units Are Emitting Random 15KHz Tones

New tech products are often plagued with software bugs and the like, so it's no surprise that there's one with the iPhone 3GS. That said, this is the first bug I can remember that actively targets dogs ears: Updated » 6/21/09 1:00pm 6/21/09 1:00pm

Remote Finder Summons Lost Electronics By Whistle

I'd never stick one of these clunky beeping remote finder devices on any remote I gave a damn about. But they are triggered by the tone of the included whistle, which gives you and your clicker a relationship not unlike Lassie and Timmy. Very cool, until you lose the whistle. $18. Bonus: They've got a keychain version » 6/04/08 8:29pm 6/04/08 8:29pm

Sava-O Baby Head Whistle Necklace Disturbs for Life

Every once in a while our RSS reader shows us something so vile that our eyes burn in their sockets...and then we just need to show you. The Sava-O is an innocent whistle trapped in the plastic prison of a scary, devil-spawn baby. When brave users blow into the device, the baby's head pops up and its mouth opens,… » 7/16/07 12:07am 7/16/07 12:07am