87

Desktop Warfare - da Vinci Catapult Kit

By: on December 13, 2015
$17.95
Check It Out

Leonardo da Vinci didn't invent the catapult but, as with anything that crazy Medieval MF touched, he did figure out how to make it way better. And I think if high-rise office buildings, contemporary desktops, and floors with dozens of co-workers existed in 1485, da Vinci would have been the Father and Grand Master of cubicle warfare just like he was of painting, architecture, mechanical systems, paleontology, ichnology, and Dan Brown novels. With this Leonard da Vinci Catapult Kit, you can get a hands-on peek into the Italian stallion's greatness. It includes all 2 dozen+ pre-cut parts needed for assembly, and even the glue because da Vinci wouldn't have been shiesty about selling key components separately like that.

The Leonardo da Vinci Catapult Kit is suitable for beginner model makers, but more appropriate for strategic engineers looking to launch organized spitball, Cheese Ball, and maybe melon ball attacks against the product managers.

Check it out

Archipod Office Dome

The Archipod: It's not bigger on the inside, but it should be plenty big enough to get your creative and productive juices flowing as a backyard work dome. Plus, it looks pretty damn cool. If you're craving your own sphere...

Buy Now

Air Hammer Compressed Air Tool

$40.46 from Amazon »

The Air Hammer from Ingersoll Rand uses compressed air to deliver a 2-5/8" stroke and 3,500 blows per minute. It comes with a 3-piece chisel set to, uh, drive the job home. Use it to cut metal, fix exhaust systems, and...

Check it out

Emperor 1510 Workstation

$5,950 from MWE Lab »

The pinnacle of functionality and comfort and it looks like a scorpion? At nearly $6,000, the Emperor 1510 workstation may require a CEO-sized wallet for purchase, but given that owning one may actually make me want...

Check it out

Toothpick Crossbow

Discontinued

No computer, tablet, or phone needed to ping! your co-workers with this slick and stealthy mini crossbow. The palm-sized launcher loads up with toothpicks or Q-Tips, depending on how hard you want to let Dave three desks...

Buy Now

Kano - Simple DIY Computer

$149.97 from Amazon »

Simple as LEGO, powered by Pi. The Raspberry techie kind, not the 3.14Infinity kind. Or the fruit kind for that matter, but a DIY mini computer powered by flaky-crusted dessert might be the one element to rocket launch...

Buy Now

The Chaos Machine

$39.95 from Amazon »

Chaos is an area of mathematics that studies complex systems and the mind-blowing effects seemingly small, inconsequential changes can have on them. Dr. Ian Malcolm used one example of the Chaos in action, the Butterfly...

Buy Now

Bomber Jacket Leather Swivel Cocoon Chair

$298.11 - $367.97 from Amazon »

The Bomber Jacket Leather Swivel Cocoon Chair is like the Evil Villain Chair with a different name. And you know what Shakespeare says about that: "An Evil Villain Chair by any other name would help you devise a plot...

Buy Now

Tungsten Sphere

$249 from Amazon »

I'd call the Tungsten Sphere a desktop toy, but given its high density--at just about 2" in diameter the sphere weighs over 3 pounds--I'm not sure how much fiddling or stress-relieving palm rolls you'll be able to do...

Check it out

Wazer Desktop Waterjet Cutter

$3,999 - $4,499 from Wazer »

Wazer, the self-described first ever desktop waterjet cutter, has a few things going for it. First, if your friend Cornelius has ever sprayed you in the face with a pressure washer, you know how strong a jet of water...

Buy Now

Inkless Pen

$21.99 from Amazon »

Adios, pocket protectors! Inkless pens are the way of the future. OK, probably the way of the future is the elimination of pens altogether, in favor of app-controlled telekinetic writing implementations, but in the interim...

Buy Now

Xtend & Climb Telescoping Ladder

$154.99 from Amazon »

Home maintenance. It's an upward climb. Got a good ladder for the ascent? Reviewers love Xtend & Climb's residential Telescoping Ladder. The aluminum climber extends incrementally by the foot to a max height of 12.5'...

Check it out

TinyScreen Video Game Kit

$74.95 from Tiny Circuits »

The Tiny Arcade goes handheld. Tiny Circuits' TinyScreen Video Game Kit gives DIY gamers the chance to build their own miniature console. At the heart of the kit is the TinyDuino processor board, an Arduino Uno board...