Inside an Amish Tech Trade Show

You'd be unlikely to see many Amish folks at CES or MWC or any other technology expo—because, for a start, many of them don't use electricity. But don't feel sorry for them, because they have a trade show all of their own. Read More >>

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Black & Decker Gyro Screwdriver Review: Sounds Like a Gimmick; Screws Like a Champ

No kitchen drawer should go without a little power screwdriver; any of the four in our recent test will do. But even those tiny drills were pretty serious workhorses, and for around-the-house tasks like tightening a loose cabinet pull, they're more than you need. Read More >>

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The MakerBot Replicator 2 Prints a Bigger, More Detailed Chunk of Your Creative Genius

When the MakerBot appeared in 2009, the idea of 3D printing was a bit foreign to all but the most advanced fabricators. Company founder and CEO Bre Pettis says he used to get asked: "So what, do you have to wear special glasses to see it?" Read More >>

Multi-Head Drill Replaces a Workshop Full Of Tools

You want to give the handyman/woman thing a shot, but you don't want to invest in an entire toolbox worth of gear in case it turns out you're inept. Try Black & Decker's new Modular Matrix system—it fits most of a workshop in one relatively affordable handheld tool. Read More >>

Man Saws Off Own Foot to Avoid Going to Work

Sounds like somebody had a case of the Mondays. Reuters reports that an unemployed Austrian man was so dead-set against returning to work he lopped off his left foot. Read More >>


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