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  • August 17, 2015
    Father Tez Gelmir built this speeder bike rocker for his daughter's first birthday. He even posted an Instructable to follow if you want to build your own. It looks...difficult. At least for me, but I'm bad with tools. The finished product also looks kinda dangerous. Of co... / Continue →
  • August 7, 2015
    The Fly Pry is a teensy titanium multi-tool that can also be used as a zipper pull. It's currently an already-funded Kickstarter campaign so $25 will get you one when they ship this November. It's functions include bottle opener, pulltab lifter (LOLOL), can opener, scraper/mi... / Continue →
  • June 12, 2015
    This is the £10 (~$16) Millennium Falcon Multi-Tool available for pre-order from TheFowndry. It has eleven functions including screwdriver, earbuds cord wrap, bottle opener, wire stripper, five different wrenches, a ruler and a letter opener. So it's by no means the most vers... / Continue →
  • May 19, 2015
    This is the $27 SURVCO Tactical Credit Card. It fits in your wallet and combines over 20 different multi-tool features including axe, seatbelt cutter, bottle opener, saw, wrenches, nail puller, spear and more. To work as an axe though it has to be mounted to a stick. That st... / Continue →
  • May 12, 2015
    The L'il Trucker is a $69 (weewoo!) zombie apocalypse inspired multi-tool that combines the functionality of a hatchet, glass breaker, hammer, nail puller, pry, saw, gas shutoff, spanner, hex wrenches, hook, wedge, wire twist, can opener and strap cutter. If you were lost in t... / Continue →
  • May 8, 2015
    This are the Chocolate Tools sold by Firebox. They're made from 100% Belgian chocolate and covered in edible paint to make them look like real metal tools. They cost $23 apiece though (per tool, not set), so they're not for the poor. I'm going to buy the hammer and chase my... / Continue →
  • 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 →