A Modular Boat You Can Reconfigure for Work or Play

You want a fishing boat, but the rest of your family wants a cabin cruiser. It's a problem that's been plaguing well-off families who can't afford both for years. Thankfully, Italian boat builder Azure Embark has found a solution with its Ethos E30 that features a modular design that can be reconfigured for different types of activities. Read More >>

A Snorkel Mask That Lets You Breathe Like You're Not Underwater

Snorkeling isn't the most difficult skill to master—especially compared to scuba diving—but only breathing through your mouth is a skill that doesn't come easy to everyone. The Easybreath mask promises to make first-timers seem like snorkeling pros with a full face design that lets anyone breathe like they were still standing on shore. Read More >>

Pop-Up Stereo Mics on Zoom's Q4 Help Ensure Your Videos Sound Good Too

If there's one telltale sign that a video wasn't produced by a professional, it's usually the crappy sound accompanying the footage. The microphones on a smartphone or a cheap camcorder are awful at best, which is why companies like Sony and Zoom are finally releasing models with stereo mics that will help your productions sound a lot less amateur. Read More >>

This Clever Gravity-Powered Hook Holds Your Coat Like a Robot Butler

Coat hooks come in two varieties: dainty things that fling your jacket to the floor whenever someone walks by, and torture devices that take five minutes to snake through the loop in your collar. Leave it to the Swedes to come up with the perfect solution, an articulated pincher that's deployed by the weight of your garment, and releases when you pick it off the hook. Read More >>

Laser Tag is Back With a Slightly More Fashionable Uniform

The original Laser Tag game was a huge hit back in the 1980s, though the campy ray guns, clunky helmet, and embarrassing sensor vest just aren't fashion forward these days. But it's still fun—which is why ThinkGeek has resurrected the old game, giving it an updated look that includes a stylish windbreaker jacket, smaller sensors, and an arm-mounted laser blaster. Read More >>

This Mug Lets You Harness a Hot Drink to Warm Your Hands

When you're running a large corporation and trying to keep frivolous costs under control, it makes sense to keep the heating as minimal as possible during the cold winter months. And if you happen to find yourself working for such an employer, this mug will help your hands from freezing. Read More >>

A Toaster For a Single Slice of Bread is Nothing to Be Sad About

Most people's first reaction to a toaster with just a single slot is to feel pity on the lonely soul who would need such a device. But that's the wrong reaction to have here. The pity part is ok—but not because the probable owner of this toaster must be single and lonely. It's more likely because they live in an incredibly cramped apartment with a kitchen no bigger than a closet. Read More >>

Ultra-Simple Titanium Tools That Tackle Any Task With Style

Who says a multitool has to be some monstrous device overflowing with foldout blades and screwdrivers that's too large to comfortably carry in your pocket? The Portland-based design team at Industry takes a less is more approach with this pair of Solid: Series One tools that can be used however you want—and should survive any task, since they're made from solid titanium. Read More >>

The Wristworn Automatic Jetpack: Okay, Aquaman, Now We Get It

For all we know, the personal jetpack that will let you fly through the air like an eagle may never become a reality. So this X2 Underwater Jet Pack, from S.C.P. Marine Innovation in the UK, could very well be the next best thing. Instead of soaring like a bird, it lets you zip through the water like a human torpedo thanks to a pair of jetpacks strapped to your wrists. Read More >>

This Entire Awesome Star Wars Poster Was Illustrated From Memory

Let's do a little experiment. Grab a pen and a piece of paper and, without doing an internet search, draw C-3PO and R2-D2. We all know what those droids look like, but how close can you get without peeking at a pic? John Hendrix has been sketching the Star Wars universe since he was a kid; now, as a grown-up illustrator, he's put that practice to good use for a visual love letter to the movies. Read More >>

The £18.3 Million Garden Stadium You've Always Wanted Has Arrived

Sure, it's a nice gesture to make—or even 3D print!—your loved ones a customised gift. But can your own pitiful trifles compare to the £18.3 million backyard stadiums one architecture firm is offering up? Read More >>

A Poster of Every Star Wars Character from Just the Good Movies

So you want a Star Wars poster featuring all the characters, but Jar Jar Binks and kid-Anakin keep polluting the scene? I feel your pain. But a new print by artist Max Dalton and put out by Spoke Art has you covered. It has all your favourite heroes...from episodes IV-V and nothing else. Read More >>

All Your Favourite NES Games in One Swirling Vortex of Nostalgia

Remember before video games had polygons? Or online play? Or more than just an 'A' and 'B' button? When ducks were hunted and princesses were in another castle? Well now you can stare into that cyclone of NES history with this tornado of video game days gone by from Pop Chart Labs. Read More >>

Every Original Star Trek Episode as a Vintage Movie Poster

So Into Darkness was fun, but there's nothing quite like the classics that started the whole thing off. If you're into them, Juan Ortiz has a treat for you: each of the original 80 episodes as a righteous vintage poster. Read More >>

Your Laptop Looks Like It's Floating With This Magical MacBook Stand

TwelveSouth's new GhostStand is a Houdini for your MacBook—the clear lucite computer stand looks like it has suspended your laptop in mid-air. Read More >>

NASA to Sell Giant Shuttle Launch Platforms, Won't Help With Shipping

The US shuttle program is dead. That's sad. But the parts that made up the shuttle program have morphed into one massively absurd estate sale, the likes of which hoarders have only ever dreamed of. And that's absolutely wonderful. You'll soon be able to bid on one of the three genuine, 4,115-tonne launch platforms that shot all of our wildest hopes in dreams into the great beyond—shipping not included. Read More >>


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