2012 Imperia GP

Infinitely Modular Tent

19XRW Hoverwing®

Meet The Robot That Will Clean Your Gutters

The Autonomous Robot Gutter Cleaner from Hammacher is the only robot that removes leaves, small branches, and dirt from gutters, allowing you to do jack squat. Made by iRobot, developers of tactical reconnaissance robots for the U.S. military, the robot’s advanced sensors detect and adapt to debris, cleaning a 30-foot gutter section in five minutes. The robot rotates its powerful auger at 500 rpm to break apart clogs, durable twin rubber ejector paddles lift and throw detritus up and out, and twin polypropylene brushes finish the process by wiping the gutter clean—it even reacts to stubborn sections by backing up Read More

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$300 Buy

Birdi Monitors The Air Health Of Your Living Space

At Birdi, the mission is to build elegant devices that save lives. To do this, they’ve unleashed the Birdi Smart Air Monitor that promises to be “better than a smoke detector.” This wifi-connected device tracks air quality, whether it’s an everyday health danger like indoor air pollution or an emergency like fire or elevated carbon monoxide levels. It installs on your ceiling and feeds information to you via the smartphone app, so you can know how things are going whether you’re sitting in your living room or at the office. Birdi first received a round of angel funding and has Read More

Bamboo Smart Assistant Tablet And Phone Dock

These days we use our iPads for everything — even in the kitchen. But this is tricky business since it’s electronic and there is a danger of contaminating it with ingredients. If only there was a docking station that kept it out of the way and visible while we did our thing… (You know where we’re going with this.)  Introducing the bamboo smart assistant that docks and charges your tablet or smartphone while you cook up your favorite dishes! Each device is neatly cradled with an ingenious cable management system that keeps all charging wires out of site and clear Read More

Polyhedral Dice Now On Kickstarter

From the mind of Sly Kly comes these uniquely crafted Polyhedral Dice, precision-machined to perfection and ready to roll for your next RPG night with the guys. Each set of seven comes in a gorgeous metal dice vault, and are CNC machined from solid metal alloys. While they’re not created in the most efficient of ways — each one is handmade — the extra TLC shows in the quality, and the process itself is far superior to molded plastic or molded metal dice. Polyhedral Dice are also popular with more than just gamers. They’re also frequently used by teachers and Read More

$45 Buy

WaterRower Natural Rowing Machine

The WaterRower Natural Rowing Machine may be the best workout you ever have — it’s certainly the quietest! Using a water flywheel that replicates actual rowing, it will help you work 84 percent of your muscle mass while keeping things smooth, quiet and self-regulated. The frame is built from honey oak and solid ash for additional absorption of sound and vibration. Digging deeper into the functionality, the WaterRower utilizes a Series 4 performance monitor that tells you everything you need to know about your workout — intensity, stroke rate, heart rate, calories burned, and more. Pick yours up from the Read More

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Marvel Unlimited Online Comic Book Collection

Confession time: since comics have moved to the iPad, I’ve actually started reading them again. For the first time since sixth grade, the adventures of Spidey and Captain America have started to attract me, although I still tend to gravitate to the old stuff. Thankfully, things like Marvel Unlimited exist, so I can indulge until my heart’s content. With Marvel Unlimited, you pay a monthly fee — discounts and additional perks available for purchasing a year upfront — but in return, you get access to thousands upon thousands of comics from both yesterday and today with more titles being added Read More

Must-Listen Podcasts No. 1: The Tim Ferriss Show

Ever since his book The Four-Hour Workweek hit shelves, Tim Ferriss has been known as something of a productivity god. A firm believer in the Pareto Principle that 80 percent of results come from 20 percent of efforts, Ferriss tries to help you boost your 20 percent and the results that go along with it. After buying in to the podcast phenomenon, I’ve found his to be one of the most entertaining and insightful. He regularly features guests, who are highly skilled, talented people at the top of their fields. For one to two hours, Ferriss will pick their brains Read More

Tool Pen Hijacks Form For Function

Pens as writing utensils have pretty much outlived their usefulness. Styluses and highly responsive touch screens mean fewer post-it notes. Still, the pen has a bright future thanks to the advent of the Tool Pen, a new Kickstarter project from mininch out of Taiwan. This smart and versatile multi-tool recreates the feeling of holding a pen, but instead of ink, it comes packed with several workshop functions. Inside the Tool Pen, you’ll find six of the most commonly used bits. To use, simply grab and pull the first bit off the front, then insert and push the bit into place Read More