Gear

ShadyPaws Portable Pet Shade

$79.95 from Amazon »

Take a break from social media and throw some shade your dog's way. Some good shade. Some UPF 50++ ShadyPaws shade. The ShadyPaws Portable Pet Shade combines elements of a folding chair with those of a sun umbrella to...

BoringPhone

$233 - $334 from BoringPhone »

Looking for a minimalist smartphone, kids? In my day we called that a flip phone, but now that the trend is coming back 'round, I guess they needed a new name for it. Alex Davidson calls his take the BoringPhone...

ICK Mug

$16.95 from Amazon »

Just in time for wedding season, an ICK Mug to pair with the UNT Mug. Who still needs a cake topper?...

Edible Glitter

$4.16 from Amazon »

Edible glitter. Or, in slang terms, edible herpes of the craft world. Uh...better stick with its official title here...

Chicago Brick Oven Mobile Outdoor Pizza Oven

$7,998 from Amazon »

I'm not sure if Chicago Brick Oven's wood-burning mobile outdoor pizza oven is a piece of essential tailgating gear as advertised, but if you're thinking of a career change - say, from mind-numbing 9 to 5 office worker...

Chicken Harness

$15.99 from Amazon »

Excellent. This puts an end to the age-old question, Why did the chicken cross the road? It didn't. Because its responsible owner harnessed that little clucker up to keep it in check...

Nike Fit Digital Foot Scanner

Oh boy, sneaker shoppers. Nike Fit, an app-based scanner that uses computer vision, machine learning, AI, and recommendation algorithms to find your perfect Nike shoe size, is about to hit the Nike app online store. Let...

MTech Credit Card Multi-Tool

$24.46 from Amazon »

The MTech credit card multi-tool doesn't have a huge multitude of functions, but its basics are solid:...

BackShield - Back Support for Posture & Back Pain

$89.95 from Amazon »

BackShield is for bad back seat drivers. As in drivers who feel like they have a bad back every time they sit in the driver's seat. A portable, ergonomic back support, BackShield claims it will: 1) fix your posture; and...

Shuh Duh Fuh Cup Unicorn Mug

$14.98 from Amazon »

Who better to deliver the message than a unicorn? No, a-hole, it's not a mug, it's a Shuh Duh Fuh Cup! With a side of rainbows, stars, and two giant birds...

Raspberry Pi 4

$35 - $99.95 from Raspberry Pi »

Raspberry Pi has gotten an upgrade. The Raspberry Pi 4 is the R-Pi Foundation's effort to ensure their $35 do-it-all computer will be able to keep up with the requirements of do-it-all in 2019 as well as it did in 2012...

LaserCube - The World's Smallest Laser Display

$499 - $599 from WickedLasers.com »

The LaserCube is the latest DIY laser adventure from Wicked Lasers, creators of my favorite balloon-popping, wood-searing S3 Spyder III Arctic Laser. When it came out, the mad light scientists called their Arctic the...

Powerbiner - Carabiner Power Bank

$39.98 from Amazon »

Powerbiner. Sounds like the next movie from the creators of Minions. But though this carabiner power bank is pretty cool, it's not so cool it landed a starring role in Hollywood's next blockbuster animated film. Yet...

Shock Clock Wake Up Trainer - Wearable Alarm Clock

$129.99 from Amazon »

And you thought getting up in the morning could get any worse. The Shock Clock Wake Up Trainer is a wearable alarm clock that buzzes in a slightly different way to cajole you out of bed. Think less Bzzz, bzzz! followed...

ICEBREAKER Twist & Serve Ice Cube Tray

Sold Out from Amazon »

Hey, it's a pepper grinder for water. The ICEBREAKER is an ice cube mold with a twist & serve dispensing lever on the top. Move the lever to the side to fill the tray, stick it in the freezer for...however long it takes...

Human Face Dog Masks

$7.98 from Amazon »

Why do dog owners keep dawgin' their dogs, dawg? These human face dog masks are right up there with the Werewolf Dog Muzzle on the list of pet supplies we buy only to amuse ourselves. What if our good boy or good girl...

Catios - Cat Patios

Catio Spaces can get all cute 'n' clever and call it a "Catio" (which, I admit, is cute 'n' clever) but at their heart, these DIY and custom-built cat patios are really just big cages, right? Nice cages. Cages that allow...

Krane Smartphone Elevator

$28.95 from Krane »

Krane is a low-tech accessory for your high-tech smartphone that will elevate it to the next level. Like eye level. Or overhead. Or face-down for an unboxing. More than a simple mount or stand, the Krane is a smartphone...

HMM Cast Iron & Teak Coffee Scoop

$33.28 from Amazon »

HMM calls their coffee scoop the Sqoop. And what the scoop on this Sqoop is, is that it combines a square cast iron dipper with a solid teak wood handle to create a bean transporter your Colombian dark roast will feel...

Liquid Body Flasks

$47.80 - $52.58 from Amazon »

A flask on the outside that looks like what's on the inside. Liquid Body Flasks are an award-winning booze carrier design from Brooklyn studio The Principals. They don't so much look like they're defying their assigned...

BrandNewNoise Loopy Lou Voice Recorder

$76 from Amazon »

Now what is this little doodad thingamajig Loopy Lou BrandNewNoise has made for us? Inside the Loopy Lou Voice Recorder box are the makings of hours of warping fun with voice recording and looping tech. The box itself...

Keg-a-Droid Remote Control Beer Robot

This is definitely the droid I'm looking for. The Keg-a-Droid from SuperDroid Robots is a remote control beer bitch built to haul a sixth barrel keg right up to the empty pint glasses of all the thirsty boys and girls...

Samurai Bottle Helmets

$275 from Tadayasu »

Tadayasu's Samurai Bottle Helmets kinda make me rethink calling my friends who drink only craft beer "fancy pants who put the 'micro' in microbrew." (Hey, I didn't say it was a good insult.) Because if they're fancy pants...

Car Cup Holder Drink Cooler & Warmer

$38.77 - $42.99 from Amazon »

One thing I know right off about these car cup holder drink coolers and warmers is that they prefer Coke to Pepsi. Almost every one of the color combo listings for the cig lighter plug-in gadgets shows them cooling off...