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  • April 10, 2015
    The Mag-Vest ($60) is currently a Kickstarter project for a vest containing large ceramic magnets so you can stick tools to yourself while you're working. It looks like a great way to accidentally drop a hammer on your foot. Plus it makes the perfect addition to your Magneto ... / Continue →
  • January 27, 2015
    The Leatherman Tread Wearable Multi-Tool (available this summer) is a 25-function multi-tool worn around the wrist or penis like a bracelet. It has a bunch of screwdriver bits and box wrenches, as well as a cutting hook, glass breaker, and bottle opener. Gotta have a bottle o... / Continue →
  • December 31, 2014
    This is a small graphic created by David Wildish (prints available HERE) showing the evolution of Doctor Who's sonic screwdriver throughout the history of the series. Which is your favorite? Mine's the first one, because it looks like the least painful to hide and retrieve fr... / Continue →
  • December 30, 2014
    This is a video of master carver David Warther showing us how to make a pair of wooden pliers out of a small block of wood with only ten cuts. He came up with the design himself through trial and error. Still, watching him work that knife so close to his thumb made me nervous... / Continue →
  • December 4, 2014
    This is the $40 Nut Hammer. It's exactly what it sounds like unless you thought it was some sort of S&M sex toy, in which case my balls just snuck back inside me like Homer Simpson disappearing into that bush even thinking about it. Same goes for a nut tenderizer. You just p... / Continue →
  • March 31, 2014
    These are the smiley face screws created by Studio Yumakano and the Komuro Manufacturing Company in East Osaka, Japan. They require a special smiley face screwdriver to screw into something. They're supposed to make everyone who sees them happy. Not a bad idea, but you know ... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2014
    This is the PELEG DESIGN's Yolkfish, a small rubber kitchen utensil that can suck egg yolks out of the whites. Plus-- "You can use it on your balls?" Well 1. not if you're cooking me breakfast and 2. that's not what I was going to say, but now that you mention it, it's all th... / Continue →
  • October 4, 2013
    This is a video of a ladder trying to escape its abusive owner by running down the driveway into the street. PROTIP: A ladder that moves on its own is not the kind you want to be standing on when you're trying to hang Christmas lights. Also, I know it's bad luck to walk under... / Continue →
  • September 13, 2013
    Seen here with the exact look of a man who I'd imagine would try to hammer nails into a board with his bare hand, Ukrainian tough guy Denis Pakhomov prepares to do just that. Impressive work, Denis, but hammers are pretty cheap you know. Hell, even I have two, maybe three. M... / Continue →
  • January 7, 2013
    A cat was recently detained by Brazilian authorities after it was caught trying to sneak saw blades, drill bits, a cell phone (plus charger) and memory cards into a prison. The cat was caught trying to cross the prison yard and stood out because, unlike a human, it had all the... / Continue →
  • December 18, 2012
    This is a series of anatomic kitchen tools made by Christine Chin. They're kind of gross -- LIKE ME. *tries to flick booger on floor, settles for wiping on printer* Chin created this conceptual series to explore the intersection between biology and technology, creating big-e... / Continue →
  • May 23, 2012
    This is a brutally crappy quality video of a robot at ETH Zurich that's been taught how to make it's own tools by building layers of hot glue. In the video it makes a little cup to transfer water from one cat food bowl to another, and only took 55-minutes! Your cat would be l... / Continue →
  • March 30, 2012
    Inb4 big deal, I built a quadcorder. Peter Jensen went and built himself a functional Star Trek tricorder because he could. And if you could, why wouldn't you? I know, I'm being pretty deep for a guy curled up on the bathroom floor. Haha -- a pube! The Tricorder Mark 1 is,... / Continue →
  • March 7, 2012
    This is the $40 Dead-On Annihilator Superhammer, a zombie apocalypse survival tool that looks like a cross between a hammer, crowbar and robot dildo railroad spike. But oh no -- IT'S SO MUCH MORE THAN THAT. Kidding, just a little bit more. It makes a wicked anti-zombie device... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2011
    Fish, long thought to make terrible tradesmen (but delicious sticks), can apparently use tools. Rocks are tools, right? "URG!" ...Thanks for your input, Grok, but your dingaling is showing. I'm serious, people are starting to stare. Me? I've been staring the whole time. ... / Continue →
  • September 9, 2011
    There comes a time in every young man's life when he receives his first soldering iron. To me, that day feels like it was just yesterday. "That was yesterday -- you f***ing stole it out of my toolbox." Haha -- finders keepers! About 1983, when I was fifteen, I dropped my ... / Continue →
  • May 5, 2011
    The Crovel is like the Swiss Army Kite of shovels. "Knife -- not kite, numbnuts." Yeah, whatever. It packs 13 different tools into a single unit (reminds me of my last kegger!). "What tools" you ask? LEMME TELL YA: Shovel Crowbar Pryer/Nail Remover (hey that's just pa... / Continue →
  • November 22, 2010
    The $55 Snow Toolbelt from skate/snowboard clothing manufacturer 686 was designed for men of winter who don't want to carry around a pocketful of screwdrivers for fear of falling and puncturing a lung. Which is a very real possibility. It feature 8, 10 and 11mm wrenches, a bo... / Continue →
  • October 26, 2010
    Note: Larger screencap HERE for those of you that wouldn't be caught dead(!) at Sears.com Sears, in the spirit of Halloween (or zombie apocalypse) has created a zombie department on their website. I took a look at it, it was hard to navigate because I don't know what 'zhabban... / Continue →
  • September 22, 2010
    In other culinary-ish product news, how about a Starship Enterprise pizza cutter? It's not delivery, it's DiGiorno! No it's not either, it's store brand and there isn't nearly enough cheese to cover the sauce. Unrelated, the last time I tried making my own pizza it cost $30 a... / Continue →