March 10, 2009
Oh the possibilities that become options when you order one of these babies for only $21.50. The slender tube with the three small angular spikes you screw in make all kinds of hero actions possible once you attach a cord. The diamond ring that falls off a beautiful ladies hand and rolls into the drain becomes a quick grab for you. The hat that the wind blew into a tree is a piece of cake to retrieve with your micro grappling hook. I bet you can even catch fish in a survival reality show! All kidding aside, the item was originally for military personnel for trip wire detection, so it has become essential to a lot of people. [via]
March 6, 2009
The Gerber Kick Axe ($90) is the perfect tool for camping trips. Weighing in at just over a pound the metal locking frame is safe and innovative, allowing the user to quickly cut through branches up to 2.5 inches in diameter. Its compact nature allows it to be carried far more comfortably and safely then a full sized axe. The axe will be available July 1, 2009.
January 12, 2009
And that’s not such a bad thing. The Pandora (official site – Written about previously here) is an open source gaming beast. The ship date has been moved back several times, most recently because LCD’s have taken too long to be produced and bank problems with the orders. Things are slowly coming together. Read the rest of this entry »
October 30, 2008
Anyone can get the green-thumb with EasyBloom Plant Sensor. It allows you to determine which plants will thrive in a specific spot in your yard or home. EasyBloom can also diagnose an ailing plant so you can bring it back to health. The steak features detailed plant information on over 5000+ plants and lets you store your favorites in a database on their site. Simply put the EasyBloom in the ground near your plant for one day, then connect the EasyBloom to your computer via USB. After that you will know everything you need to about the health and condition of your plant. See the image gallery.
October 14, 2008
July 1, 2008
This Cat Play House (£15.00) from SUCK UK is an ingenious design. The DIY cardboard cutout houses come in 3 varieties; Tank, Fire Truck, and Plane. I don’t know if it is all cats, but my cats love to play in card board boxes. See another picture.
May 29, 2008
Daniel Schipper designed this lightweight greenhouse for people in urban areas. It has a frameless modular construction and is made of recyclable plastic. The Folding Greenhouse is small enough to be stored almost anywhere. Its too bad there is no info on production nor pricing. Best bet might be to try and make one yourself. See more photos.
April 21, 2008
The Dixie Chopper Excalibur 3874 ($11,332) is being touted as the worlds fastest lawnmower. This 38hp riding mower has a top speed of 15 mph and can cut 9.2 acres per hour. The greatest feature is not the 74″ cutting deck, its the 12-volt power adapter for you ipod or cell phone. [via]
January 30, 2008
Do you want an ambient light TV but don’t want to buy a new TV? Illuminaire is a complete LED ambient backlight kit which can be used for a lot of things like setting mood, or party lighting. Not only does it make your TV and speakers look really cool, it also dramatically reduce eyestrain when you are watching TV in a dark room. Their Color changing home theater lighting system with remote. Includes two 23” LED light bars for 32” to 60” TV screens, and is priced at $349.95. However they do have basic single color kits for 17” to 32” TV screens that cost only $99. [via] Read the rest of this entry »
January 19, 2008
Now this is something thats truly unique. Drinking straws which you can shape to your desire, or mix drinks mid-straw. Maybe even share a drink…without using separate straws. This fancy drinking straw assembly kit contains 36 pieces (20 flexible rubber connectors, 16 translucent straw pieces). You can hook together as many pieces as you want, as long as you have enough pieces, you could make a gigantic super-straw and conquer the known universe.