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GearWrench Gimbal Ratchet

$15.64 from Amazon »

GearWrench is all about ratcheting innovation. And given the company's success since the release of its original 5-degree ratcheting wrench in 1996, I think we have just proven that in today's world, being "all about"...

Book & Hero Bookend

$25 from Artori Design »

I wish this super dude was here to save me from having to read the books, but it looks like his job is just to keep them from falling over. Equally heroic, I guess. I don't need another 10-pound tome whacking me in the...

EZSTAX Interlocking Dividers Organizer

$20 from EZSTAX »

Seems like it's always easier to make a mess than it is to clean it up. And while there are plenty of items out there to prevent the former--bibs, sippy cups, condoms--and help with the latter--vacuums, washing machines...

WohnGeist Tool Set

$3,100 from The Conran Shop »

These here are some fiiine tools. At least I hope they are because German manufacturer WohnGeist's 24-piece set and case cost upwards of $3 grand. Making them one of those stunning collections of highly functional and...

Visible Cutaway Handcuff

$15.95 from Amazon »

This visible cutaway handcuff is similar to the cutaway practice padlock, but instead of using a transparent interface to teach you how to pick a padlock, it uses a transparent interface to teach you how to pick a pair...

Fluttua Floating Bed

$5,796 from YLiving »

Is it magnets? Sound waves? Propellors on the underside that make Lago Studio's Fluttua Bed float? Nah. Just a hidden stanchion extending from the frame to the floor, plus a top-end connection to the wall, and some carefully...

120" Portable Outdoor Movie Screen

$222.99 from Amazon »

If you prefer the real thing over the blow-up version, here's an outdoor movie screen that's just as portable as an inflatable model, but made of a 16:9 Oxford nylon screen. Project 120 inches worth of movies indoors...

Portable Air Conditioner with Remote Control

$536 from Amazon »

It's so hot right now I'd be more than happy to drag Honeywell's portable AC unit around like an oxygen tank. The 10,000 BTU air conditioner has the capacity to cool 350 to 400 square feet of space, just about the size...

Gel'O Cool Pillow Mat

$42.89 from Amazon »

I like sleeping under the covers. Always. No matter the conditions I need at least a sheet serving as a barrier between the Sandman and my bare ass. The problem with this is that I always wake up with wet hair and a sweat-soaked...

Stinger Indoor Insect Trap

$28.74 from Amazon »

The bugs have arrived. Rats. And since bugs (or rats) are not the types of animals I advocate co-existing with, this is my advice to those of you with homes overrun with flies, mosquitos, gnats, and no-see-ums: zap the...

Samsung Curved 105-Inch 4K Ultra HD TV

Sold Out from Amazon »

105 inches. 4K picture quality. 990 5-star reviews. And a mere 119,999 dollars. And 99 cents. I think Amazon buyer Andrew Kauffman put it best when he said, "When I set out to purchase a TV I swore to myself that wouldn't...

EverBlock Life-Size Building Blocks

$3.95 - $7.25 from EverBlock »

Possibilities for building with the LEGO-like EverBlock line of life-size, completely modular and snap-together tiles stretch as high as you can stack the blocks. While standing on your tiptoes a ladder a roof the top...

Cutaway Practice Padlock & Lock Pick Set

$18 from Amazon »

You can pick your nose, but you can't pick your lock. At least not until you've had proper training from Ehdching's cutaway practice padlock and lock pick set. This complete DIY package includes a transparent cutaway...

KRUPS Egg Cooker

$26.99 from Amazon »

Nothing sucks more than spending 15 precious minutes hardboiling an egg only to crack it open and find a puckered rubbery white and grisly-green-sheathed yolk. It's not that it's hard to make a perfectly cooked egg. It's...

Homemade Butter Mini Churn

$13.61 from Amazon »

Back to the roots, farm to table, quality ingredients, knowing what you're shoving down your piehole. What was the norm for our grandparents, and the waste of time what with this microwave and these golden arches around...

Cannabis Killer Candle - Weed Odor Remover

$16.99 from Amazon »

While weed itself has been pretty well documented to be more of a health booster than a killer, I can't say as much for its aroma. Not always the ideal scent in which to douse your house, particularly when it lingers...

Wolverine Light

$110 from HingSan »

An "X" lighting base finished in black and silver and fitted with a full, removable, and--ohhh yeahhh--wearable set of metallic claws. The Wolverine Collectible Light from Taiwan product design group HingSan is selling...

Il Nido Nest for Humans

Milan firm DesignLibero has gone in the same direction as O*GE Creative Group, but developed a less literal interpretation of a bird's nest for humans with their Il Nido. Italian for "nest" Il Nido is a piece of microarchitecture...

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Cup Holder Power Inverter with USB Port

$25.24 from Amazon »

Car cup holder space may be precious, but I can think of at least 3 times I would have gladly traded my 20-ounce quad Caramocha for a phone that didn't die in the middle of navigating me the hell out of downtown Portland....

Hatchie Back Seat Rifle Sling

$25.44 from Amazon »

While there will be a lot more dinners to be had from your rod and reel than your rifle over the next few months, I never ignore the Scout's Motto: Always be prepared. Hatchie's back seat gun sling comes in two pieces...

Self-Balancing Butter Knife

Weebles wobble, but they don't fall down. This is the Weeble of butter knives. A dynamo at the dinner table, the knife self-balances on one end when not in use so you don't have to lay its jam/butter/mustard-covered other...

Triple Divided Skillet

$34.99 - $54.99 from Amazon »

I understand the benefit of using a Triple Divided Skillet in theory, and maybe even under certain circumstances, such as preventing eggplant from touching anything I might consider eating. But definitely not in the way...

The Charted Sandwich Board

$29 - $115 from PopChartLab.com »

If she's gonna go make you a sammich, you should probably: A) know exactly what kind of sammich you require to avoid receiving, like, hummus & sprouts on gluten-free millet bread; and B) be fully aware of the sammich's...

Fanimation Fitzgerald Fan

$314.95 from Amazon »

If Fanimation's Fitzgerald is to be believed, it's kind of pricey to buy a fan that won't ug up the room you plan to put it in. This oscillating blower sits inside a funky, modernized shell-shaped metal housing with an...

The Server Farm PC Case Grow Box

$695 from Think Leek »

But officer, where could I possibly be growing marijuana? As you can see, down here in my mama's basement it's just me, my dirty dishes collection, and my circa 1992 PC. I just finished a particularly exhilarating game...

Labyrinth Table

All that's missing from this Labyrinth is a puffy-shirted, spikey-mulleted David Bowie all decked out like the Goblin King. Then again, with the table's removable glass top and included figurines roaming the maze already...

Mighty Handle Carrier

$9.99 from Amazon »

The fact that Mighty Handle-rs are probably making a crap ton of money off a hook-shaped piece of plastic really gets my goat. Especially since it's actually a good idea with many practical applications, such as carrying...

Mustache Guard Mug

$22 from Amazon »

June 21st is Father's Day. If Papa's already got a brand new bag (maybe the Henty you got him for Christmas?) now it's time for a brand new mug. Here's a hand(lebar)y choice for they of the hairy upper lips. The Bucardo...

Check All That Apply Cards

Sold Out from Etsy »

Business cards, like hand gestures, are great ways of communicating. A card reminds a new acquaintance of your name. A potential client of your job title. A hot chick of your phone number. And here, with the interactive...

DEEP 3D Wallpaper

$58 - $110 from twenty2 »

All you slow, socially awkward, and stoned kids out there who enjoy sitting around staring at walls, prepare to get DEEP and have your minds blown. DEEP is 3D wallpaper. It was created as part of a collaboration between...

Slate-ish Paper Laminate Tile

$80 from Slate-ish »

On its own, slate and the tile it produces for our home projects takes bazillions of years to form from silt and mud nestled in the deep crevices of the earth. But Slate-ish, a visually and functionally similar tile prodded...

I Could Eat a T-Rex Spaghetti Measurer

$15.99 from Amazon »

Whether you're hungry enough to eat a T-Rex, or just need a quick coupla bites of the child from the family he's terrorizing, this clever kitchen tool will measure out the precise amount of meaty flesh you need to achieve...

Flow Chart Film Plot Posters

$30 - $200 from My Modern Shop »

In a time when everything from books and movies to sporting events to 1 a.m. lines at the Taco Bell drive-thru keeps getting longer, it's nice to see that H-57 still knows how to break it down to the quick and dirty....

Port Sippers Wine Glasses

$40.75 from Amazon »

They say these glasses are for sipping port, but I say port, merlot, Scotch, Kool-Aid, whatever. I mean, they look like a cross between a hookah and a Tanooki suit, so why waste their Awesome value using them only when...

Nymphs Coconut Shell Projection Lamps

$219 - $499 from Nymphs Workshop »

Forget the magic mushrooms, someone get me a coupla coconut shells and a drill. That's all Vainius Kubilius needs anyway to take us on this fantastically lit journey through space and time. His Nymphs, table and floor...

Chelsea Miller Kitchen Knives

$200 - $800 from Chelsea Miller Knives »

Under the tutelage of her father, and then brother, and then blade-smith Nick Anger, Chelsea Miller began upcycling leftovers such as horse shoe rasps and wood from her family's farm in Vermont into the rustic, standout...

Solid Brass Paperweight & Top

It's a paperweight. With a top inside. That might give you some pretty trippy dreams starring Leonardo DiCaprio. Use the paperweight element of J.L. Lawson & Co.'s design to squash your flyaway papers under 14.6 ounces...

Carolina Shuckers Hand-Forged Kitchen Tools

$25 - $55 from Carolina Shuckers »

Hand-forged in North Carolina by Kirk Davis or Michael Waller--you'll know which one because his name will be etched into the back of your purchase--Carolina Shuckers repurposes items such as old railroad spikes and equestrian...

Ltd Tools Smoking Pipes

$120 - $135 from Ltd Tools »

The Ltd Tools mission statement: "To make the nicest pipes on the planet." I guess the truth in that goal is all personal taste before you're high, and not really worth taking the trouble to think about after you're high...

Moon Chaise Lounge

$266 from Love the Design »

Huh. The Moon chaise lounge kind of looks like another swell piece of furniture, the Liberator Wedge. But not enough that you couldn't set it out on display in your living room and use it as, like, an actual chair or...

Tesla Powerwall Home Battery

$3k - $3,500 from Tesla Motors »

Basically if I could be anyone else on earth, living or dead*, I would be Elon Musk of Tesla Motors (and SpaceX). He's incredibly rich, he's had 2 hot wives (#1, #2), he's an undeniable genius, and...and!...he's not even...

H2OVibe Showerhead with Bluetooth Speaker

$49.95 from Amazon »

Sure you can suction cup a waterproof Bluetooth speaker to your tile...and hope that it doesn't dislodge and whack you right in that tender spot on the downslope of your foot at the height of "Raining Blood." Or you can...

Rotating Pie Chart Coffee Table

$1,600 from Polit »

A table that looks like a pie chart isn't as good as a table that looks like a pie, but at least with Goncalo Campos' 4 Times coffee table I can hide my mama's O magazines and rosehip & baby's butt pot pourri when my...

Lime Bomber

$15.43 from Amazon »

Whether you're averse to germs, juice squirts in the eye and beer sprays on the shirt, or just putting forth a modicum more of effort than is necessary, the Lime Bomber will free your fingers of the habitual summertime...

Hydro-Turf Engine Oil Extractor

$53.77 from Amazon »

Getting ready for summer means getting ready to haul out your boat. Your jet ski. Your ATV. Your Ducati. Your pimp-mo-convertible. And your Hydro-Turf Oil Extractor to change their oil. While the company's contraption...

Where's Walter? Breaking Bad Print

$50 - $150 from Spoke Art »

Nearly 2 years after we thought Walter White sang his swan song, Argentinian illustrator Max Dalton has found him alive and well. Just strolling down the streets of Albuquerque hidden in plain sight. So where's Walter?...

Size Matters Cake Plate

$32.99 from Perpetual Kid »

Now you can have your cake and...measure it with a protractor too. This Size Matters plate is perfect for parents looking both to stick it to siblings warring over whose piece of devil's food is bigger, and make the kids...

Silencing Slider - Cheeseburger Ball Gag

$49.99 from Etsy »

I'll have a quarter pounder with...please. Yes, please, Master, bite me! Bite me hard and put the marks of your ownership on my flesh while I, your slave, receive my punishment in complete submission. Silently mowing...

Boomerang Wok

Sold Out from Amazon »

Ooh, it's a wok that doesn't make you play 52 Pickup with all the stuff you put in it. The Boomerang Wok features a "unique patented cupped edge" that enables Iron Chef-speed ingredient flipping and agitating with the...

LUNALUXX Levitating-Disc-Activated Lamp

$130 from Elivatix »

What you can see very clearly is that the LUNALUXX is a lamp with a levitating disc. And if you understand the laws of physics, or have been following man's continued attempts to develop Hoverboard technology, you can...

Kitchen Apron with Built-in Oven Gloves

$49.99 from Amazon »

The Mitten Apron guarantees you'll never need to wonder where you left that oven glove, or risk finding out if the casserole dish is really still too hot to touch without one, again. Built-in hotness handlers make it...

Ice Core Beer Pitcher

Sold Out from Amazon »

An Ice. Cold. Pitcher of Beer. That you don't have to chug to keep ice cold for more than a few minutes. KegWorks has designed their group-size suds container to maintain your 60 ounces of brew ideally icy for hours....

Lockpick School in a Box

$99.99 from Maker Shed »

Obviously it's necessary to pick a lock only when you are a locksmith or have been kidnapped and held hostage in a locked room. Or, I guess, when you need to break into your ex-girlfriend's (aka Heart of Blackness) apartment...

Queensland Ironbark Drink Coasters

Grab your Foster's, Australian for "beer", and set it down on one of these branches of Queensland Ironbark, Australian for "coaster". The set of 6 drink platforms is handcrafted from the swirling colors and rich textures...

Exhale Bladeless Ceiling Fan

$500 - $600 from Exhale Fans »

Not that Dyson hasn't proven that fans don't need to look like a duck and walk like a duck to be a duck, but the Exhale bladeless fan is still the strangest looking thing I've ever seen mounted to a ceiling. I don't even...

Air Vent Hidden Safe with RFID Lock

$222.99 from Amazon »

Tough tamales if you're looking for air circulation this summer, but here at least your cash, Glock, and Chewbacca bandolier signed by all passengers of the Millennium Falcon will be hidden away and protected. It's Quick...

Shark Cocktail Shaker

$79 from Pottery Barn »

You better have giant hands, a solid grip, and no fear to mix up a margarita in this savage of the sea. Not only is the Shark Cocktail Shaker fashioned in the whole-body likeness of a behemoth great white, but it also...

Wood Bathymetric Charts

$138 - $298 from Amazon »

Your favorite body of water, naked. This is a very seductive series of maps. The bathymetric charts, subsurface equivalents to topographic charts, are maps laser-cut into sheets of Baltic birch and hand-colored to depict...

Audio Jammer with White Noise Generator

$116.95 from Amazon »

I'm not a spy and I'm not up to no good. Relatively speaking. But what I am is a man who values his privacy. A man who doesn't need his mama bugging his room with some sensor system she bought off QVC to listen to him...

Iron Man 2 Swinging Sticks Kinetic Energy Sculpture

$289.05 from Amazon »

Even Tony Stark can't concentrate on anything else in the presence of the mesmerizing Swinging Sticks Kinetic Energy Sculpture. Not that Pepper's that interesting anyway. I'd probably be distracted by steam rising off...

Geochron World Map & 24-Hour Clock

$1,795 - $4,295 from Geochron »

The Geochron is one of the coolest maps I ever saw. Not only is it all big and backlit, but the map itself is a conveyor belt driven left to right in sync with the earth's rotation. So at any given time the Geochron and...

Old Leather Balls Coat Rack

$235 from fitzsu »

Ma'am, you're doing a mighty fine job of cupping those old leather...uh...antique boxing glove-inspired coat rack components. Sportify your front entry, home gym, or mancave with this nod to the Ali days of boxing. The...

Occam Coffee-to-Dining Table

I like that Occam guy. He invented the razor. Not the kind you shave with, the kind Matthew McConaughey used to convince Jodie Foster that she didn't jettison light years away in a space capsule to commune with aliens....

Clippa Hair Clip Multi-Tool

$9.90 from Amazon »

Sweet, now instead of asking my mama to carry my multi-tool in her purse, I can act like it's a fashion statement and have her carry it in her hair. The Clippa, like most women, is an accessory of many moods and dispositions....

The Office Spartan

$39 - $56 from Missing Digit »

If you aren't into chopping and dicing, but find yourself using a pencil every now and then, you can still incorporate an ornamental piece of Sparta into your life. Missing Digit previously blessed us with the Sparta...

Bussola Mechanical Skeletel Sculpture

While artist Jennifer Townley's Bussola is intricate and enamoring enough that I could probably watch it move all day long, for some reason watching it at all brings great uneasiness to my heart. Maybe it's the lumbering...