Sporting Goods

Floating Ping-Pong Table

$93.27 Amazon »

Runaway ping-pong balls from a ping-pong table floating in water: less annoying or more annoying to chase after? Also, playing ping-pong in water: harder or easier? Only one way to find out, I guess. I'll bring the Poolmaster...

OpenBike Open-Source DIY Plywood Bicycle

Who likes urban cycling? Who likes commuting to work in no traffic on a bicycle rather than in jammed traffic in a car? Who likes building things with their own two hands? Who likes open-source designs? Most of all, Who!...

SpyraLX Mechanical Water Blaster

$89 Spyra »

The SpyraLX mechanical water blaster is a next-generation...regression, if you will...of Spyra's SpyraOne and SpyraTwo water bullet water guns. The originals are most excellent weapons of mass pelting and drenching, able...

Iguana Smart Sack - App-Enabled Bluetooth Hacky Sack

$18 Amazon »

The Iguana Smart Sack, being app-enabled with a Bluetooth sensor insert, is smart...yes. I guess. Technically. But take a look at its app interface, which reminds me of the Oregon Trail screen on my Apple IIGS. The lithium...

The Decimator Carbon Fiber Pickleball Paddle Set

Sold Out Amazon »

I cannot say that I've ever played pickleball, but calling this carbon fiber pickleball paddle set "The Decimator" sure makes it sound a lot more formidable than the name "pickleball." Which always just makes me think...

AirSilo Electric Ball Pump

$26.99 Amazon »

I like that the AirSilo is an electric ball pump, meaning I don't actually have to pump it to inflate my balls, and risk tiring out my arm and wrist so much I'm left with no energy to play with my balls after I inflate...

Widescape WS250 Stand-Up Snowmobile

$6,400 Widescape »

From stand-up desk at work to...stand-up snowmobile at play? The Widescape WS250 is the world's first stand-up snowmobile, an off-trail ride with an anti-slip platform users stand on to make their snowmachining experience...

DIY Ping-Pong Guns

$4 - $5 Etsy »

Ping!... Pong! ... Pop! Right in the kisser, Cornelius, courtesy of my new Ping-Pong Gun. My new Ping-Pong Gun that I milled, all by myself on a CNC machine, from Andriy Goroshko's vector plan drawings...

PL1: Portable Rope Tow for the Backcountry

$1,059 - $1,137 ZOA Engineering »

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. And then let PL1 tow, let it tow, let it tow. ZOA Engineering's PL1 is a portable rope tow system created for backcountry skiing and snowboarding. The device is small enough to fit...

Speedcraft AIR Nostril-Opening Sunglasses

$295 100 Percent »

Even though Speedcraft AIR nostril-opening sunglasses are designed for cyclists, after 2 full years of pinching off my nostrils with face masks and their bendy metal nose bars, I am really feeling a piece of eyewear designed...

Skateable Synthetic Ice

$244.99 - $3,699.99 Amazon »

For hockey players and skaters, these skateable synthetic ice tiles are a step up from those back-and-forth slide boards you have to wear shoe booties to use, but still a step down from EZ Ice, a real DIY backyard ice...

Rip 'N Sip Ski Suit

$224.95 - $249.95 Amazon »

Tipsy Elves, makers of the Rip 'N Sip Ski Suit, sells them with a warning: "Caution: These ski suits may cause hand fatigue from excessive high fives." But I disagree. Based on the snow onesie's nod to the paper cup print...

Penny Australia Plastic Skateboards

$109 - $199 Amazon »

Here's a Penny for your thoughts. My thoughts are that Penny Australia's Skateboards are pretty damn cool, made of waffled plastic decks Penny says makes them "the original and the best" for anyone who wants a simple...

120 dB Electric Bike Horn

$13.88 - $15.99 Amazon »

Sure, a 120 dB electric bike horn could be a nuisance. Say, for example, attached to the handlebars of a gang of 8-year-olds' bicycles, and sounded every half block in ear-rupturing unison, or a cacophonic orchestra...

Unagi Model Eleven Smart Scooter

$1,540 - $1,990 indiegogo »

Unagi hopes you'll fall for their latest scooter - an ultra-portable, still-powerful, super-smart electric transporter - and turn it up to Model Eleven...

T-Rex Foam Dart Gun

$25.99 Amazon »

Usually T-Rex is all about shoving things into his mouth, but here in T-Rex Foam Dart Gun form he takes a turn at spewing them out. His resultant destruction and turmoil remain the same. Nice shot, T-Rex! You hit my mama's...

Indoor Wheelie Trainer

Ready to start poppin' wheelies like a G6? This Indoor Wheelie Trainer - OK, technically DIY Indoor Wheelie Trainer - from The Q fuses a cycling trainer, some wood, and a tie-down strap into a lean, mean trick-teachin'...

NERF LMTD ALIENS M41-A Blaster

$94.99 Hasbro Pulse »

Guess what's coming out next, next fall. A NERF LMTD ALIENS M41-A Blaster that might look like the one above! In packaging that may resemble that which you see before you. Hasbro Pulse is offering up a presale of the...

Aerobie Sonic Fin 100-Yard Football

$16.99 Amazon »

The Aerobie Sonic Fin Football sees the Wingball's 88MPH throwing speeds, and offers up its own feat of foam football strength: a pro-level throwing distance of up to 100 yards. You know, like, Russell Wilson-style...

Shelby Destroyer Foam Disc Blaster

$217 indiegogo »

The Shelby destroyer is a foam disc blaster its makers say is built to fire 6 discs per second, at up to 160 FPS. Its magazine can hold 120 discs, and the ammo is ready to discharge in your choice of semi- or fully automatic...

Wingball - 88 MPH Foam Not-Football

$24.99 Amazon »

You'd think the Wingball would throw like when you have a bag of pork rinds and your friend Cornelius wants one, so you try to toss it to him instead of either of you getting up and walking the 7 steps to do the exchange...

Small Viking Axe Game - Darts Meets Axe-Throwing

$116 Firebox.com »

You could call the Small Viking Axe Game darts meets axe-throwing. You could also call the Small Viking Axe Game possible injury meets probable injury. Little puncture wound meets giant gash with major blood loss. Bad...

SpyraTwo Water Bullet Water Gun

$174 Amazon »

The SpyraTwo water gun, a follow-up to the successful SpyraOne, is a water battler that replaces the streaming shots of other water guns with a powerful 30mL "water bullet." Why pelt your friends with horizontal raindrops...

Baseball Hat Bicycle Helmet

$34.99 Amazon »

Look like a style icon riding your bike with this baseball hat bicycle helmet...