Gadgets

Vibrating Panties (NSFW)

$15.99 from Amazon »

New life hack, ladies: vibrating panties for your long, miserable commute. Vibrating panties for your long, miserable shift. Vibrating panties for your long, miserable night of caring for your poor little monkey with...

Smell of Data - Internet Data Leak Alert Device

The Smell of Data doesn't protect you from hackers. Just like the smell of gas doesn't protect you from inhaling or a spark from igniting it. But both smells serve as alerts that things aren't right, and that you should...

Gentleman's Bogotas - Lapel Lockpicks

$34.95 from Rift Recon »

Bogotas fit for a gentleman. Lockpicks that pin and tuck all suave and covert beneath the lapel of my jacket. Now this is something I need...for no reason whatsoever. But I'm not here to talk about what I need. Add Gentleman's...

Colibri Mechanized Kinetic Hummingbird Sculpture

Colibri the wooden hummingbird is a stunning addition to the world of kinetic sculptures. And DIY. And CNC machining. And gears. I don't really have anything more clever or insightful to say about it, because watching...

Nuada Hand Strength Enhancing Glove

It's hard to tell if there's a working prototype of the Nuada glove out there, of if the hand strength enhancement system exists only as a concept with renderings. The video, which would be a terrific place to demonstrate...

Optimus Prime Converting Power Bank

$49.99 from Hasbro »

Straight outta HasCon: The Transformers Optimus Prime Converting Power Bank! Hasbro revealed their geek's wet dream of a charger in July, but hauled it out in person Autobot for the first time at their HasCon convention...

littleBits Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit

$81.95 from Amazon »

Want your kids to learn a littleBits about tech as you secretly relish the interactive R2-D2 they're building? The Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit hit littleBits shelves just in time for Force Friday II...

The Skull Ultra Loud Alarm Clock with Bed Shaker

$37.94 from Amazon »

Your alarm clock with the soft hands and sweet voice telling you she made extra fluffy flapjacks for your first day of school? Ha! Mama's gone, dorm kids! This semester you wake up with THE SKULL! A "sweet" 113-decibel...

ShooAway Chemical Free Fly Repellent

$30.66 from Amazon »

When you're tired of flapping fingers and fly swatters, try a different style of shoo-away. The ShooAway fly repellent does what your hands, handhelds, and handy noxious strips cannot: it deters bugs from buzzing near...

Robo R2 High Performance Smart 3D Printer

$1,487.67 from Amazon »

As you'd imagine from their similarity in name, the Robo R2 3D and the Droid R2-D2 have much in common. While the former cannot boop-beep-beep-bee-boop and engage you in deep conversation like the latter, both printer...

01 InstruMMent Dimensioning Tool

$99.99 - $149.99 from Amazon »

The 01 InstruMMent dimensioning tool does for those who want an instant, hi-tech means of capturing and recording measurements what the Rollbe does for you looking to keep your tech low. An aluminum cylinder with your...

Mk. III MegaBot - Piloted Battle Mech

MegaBots October 2017 Update: A couple months (years?) late, but the duel has an official stream date - October 17 at 10pm ET here on Twitch...

Wearable Chairless Chair

Welp, at least with the wearable Chairless Chair you'll never have to worry about someone stealing your seat. Or forgetting to save you one. Or expecting you to stand for the entirety of their lecture about your inability...

NFC Programmable Smart Ring

$59.99 from Amazon »

At this point you could put a different type of smart ring on every one of your fingers if you wanted. The NFC Ring is a programmable piece of smart jewelry you can wave around powerful wizard- or dismissive CEO-style...

Motiv Ring - Fitness Tracker & Sleep Tracker

$199 from Amazon »

Say "I do" to Motiv and the ring will be your loyal fitness tracker, sleep tracker, and heart rate monitor 'til death do you part. Day and night, at home or in the gym, even in the shower and pool. Even if you gain a...

Helmfon Noise-Cancelling Helmet

Looks like Helmfon Jr. is playing with Daddy's noise-cancelling helmet again. Don't worry, kiddo, you'll grow into Darth Helmfon's sound absorber and privacy sphere soon enough. And then all the power of the Audibly Dark...

Vycle Bicycle Elevator

On the Vycle you won't go Tour de France fast or Tour de France graceful (heh, heh, check it out) but seated atop this human-powered elevator, you will go all out Y-axis on a bicycle...

5" Battery Operated Clip Fan

$44 from Amazon »

I saw this little battery operated clip fan for beach chairs, backpacks, treadmills, and strollers when I was looking at Seville's UltraSlimline Oscillating Tower Fan. That one got some good press in a Best Fan roundup...

Stirling Engine

$49.99 from Amazon »

This desktop Stirling Engine from Sunnytech uses burning alcohol to create an external combustion process that will motor it all the way from China to your front door. Many who have purchased this model of "physics you...

Hydro-Electric Power Station

$117.78 from Amazon »

Eisco Labs' Hydro-Electric Power Station isn't going to bring clean, sustainable energy to your home, or hack a wad of dollars off your utility bills. But. Since the functional motor and turbine system is desktop-sized...

Golden Snitch Fidget Spinner

$14.99 from Amazon »

A Golden Snitch fidget spinner for all the antsy, anxious, stressed, and spectral Harry Potter fans out there. Add a pair of wings to a copper hub, and you've got your very own Quidditch game for one. Well, more like...

FireFly Wireless Fireworks Firing System

$199.99 - $224.99 from Firefly »

"Smart" fireworks for this 4th of July? Sort of. FireFly's wireless fireworks firing system still uses regular old fireworks to help you create your own light show in the sky, but it adds some nifty tech to make the process...

Shomer-Tec Laser Surveillance Defeater

$62.99 from Amazon »

All some people (i.e., my girlfriend) want is for people to listen to them. All other people want is for people to stop listening to them. For the first group I can try to extend my attention span to at least 7 minutes...

NeoChrome Fidget Spinners

$39 - $45 from Sprinz Lab »

Nothing like a little spinning NeoChrome to kick off the day. And since I can't afford the finish for my tires - plus would never be able to see it in action anyway unless I, like, had my girlfriend drive up and down...