Todd Petersen

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Once Kids Brings Wood Heroes and Playsets Back

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>The best thing about events like ToyFair is finding the unexpected little gems. Last year, it was Iamelemental. This year’s …

A $20 add-on will solve your MacBook power adapter problems

But it won't stop your cables from fraying<p>Apple's MacBook is a paragon of design, thin, sleek, and convenient — everything its power adapter isn't. The plug that ships with Apple's laptop in North America is awkward when not used with a power bar, a rounded white cube that juts out several inches …

This New Platform For Standing At Work Is Made From Recycled Tires

“A lot of research is basically saying that sitting is terrible for you, but standing in just one place can be just as bad,” says Paul Davidge, …

UC Berkeley

Shadowy messenger bag will thrill gear-hauling ninjas

Do you want to be known for carrying a stylish computer bag or would you rather be known for being stylish? The Shadow by booq will let you stand out without calling attention to itself while it works to earn a different label: your everyday bag.<p>The Shadow blends seamlessly with whatever personal …

Messenger Bags

Tiny preamp will solve your biggest audio problems

Best List: Beachtek DXA-SLR Ultra preamplifier<p>Hssssssssss.<p>Hssssssssss.<p>I told one of my favorite photographers, Mike Kepka, that I was trying to shoot a little video, but that my audio sounded horrid. He happens to be pretty decent videographer. And a little bit of a gearhead (at least in comparison …

Elivebuy Power Strip Solves All Your Power Needs

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>Mine is the kind of household where, if you’d asked me before Elivebuy reached out to me, I would have told you that we …

James Bond Cars

It’s no secret that the always suave and debonair Commander Bond gets around in vehicles worthy of his pedigree. And while Daniel Craig and Aston …

Pop! Vinyl Ant-Man Rides Into Battle on the Cutest Ant In the World

Funko’s Pop! Vinyl toys tend to go one of two ways: either incredibly creepy, or incredibly cute. Someohow, they’ve managed to make a toy of a giant …

The Misen Knife is an Affordable, High-Quality Chef’s Knife

You could throw out your microwave, spatulas and half of the other cooking tools in your kitchen and still make a decent meal as long as you have a …

Gobites Trio

The problem with most portable utensil sets while convenient, they lack severely when it comes to toughness. Gobites Trio is made using a special …

KeySmart 2.0 Titanium Key Organizer

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>Keep yourself a little more organized with today’s Daily Deal, the KeySmart 2.0 Titanium Key Organizer. We featured the …

A Cat-Shaped Egg Mold for Making Purrfect Sunny Side Up Eggs

Egg Addiction, a fun company based in San Francisco, has created a cat-shaped egg mold that allows you to make purrfect sunny side up eggs. Egg …

A Tiny Island In the Gulf of Maine That Remains a Disputed Gray Zone Between the U.S. and Canada

In 2017, Seb Skelly, a very talented 22 year old musician who lives in North London, performed an amazing multi-track, brass sextet cover of the …

North London

Technology Tell Review: IK Multimedia iRig Mic Studio

By Kirk HinerIK Multimedia has pretty much become the go-to shop for all things mobile/desktop audio recording. There are some great apps and …

Music Production

New Adonit Jot Dash stylus aims to be the ballpoint pen for tablets

If you’re someone who grabs your iPad or Android tablet first and a paper notebook second — if at all — Adonit’s new Jot Dash stylus is designed to be your new ballpoint pen.<p>Designed as a general, all-purpose digital pen for just about any mobile device, Jot Dash has a balanced anondized aluminum …

Batteries

Hang Dry Your Shirts Faster With These DIY "Space Hangers"

When you hang dry your clothes, you save on energy costs and you don’t wear them out as fast. The down side is that it takes a lot longer for the …

Choose Your Own Dinner Table With Floyd’s Utility Legs

Floyd’s table legs were a hit immediately upon release last year, as they allowed anyone to add a bit of industrial chic to their home, using whatever flat surface they wanted as a desk or a table. But the only downside was that they weren’t designed for heavy use. With the introduction of the …

Kosta – Apple Watch Coaster by Bluelounge

Price: $14Charge your Apple Watch the way it’s meant to be charged. Kosta is a coaster that manages your existing Apple Watch charger giving your …

Speck MightPack Backpack Organizes and Mobilizes Your Tech Accessories

Speck recently released their first backpack series that includes MightPack and MightPack Plus. With some innovative features, the backpacks should …

My First Quality Earbuds, Or "Oh, So That's What It's Supposed to Sound Like!"

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p>I am not an audiophile. I listen to MP3 or streaming audio. Our home stereo is 15 years old, came from Walmart, and I never …

Can A Shower Head Be Efficient And Luxury At Once?

Nebia bets you’ll pay $400 for a new showering experience. And Tim Cook agrees.<p>Showers are wasteful—warm, comforting, refreshing waste. Nebia, a new shower head launching on Kickstarter today, aims to wash away a little of the guilt that comes with daily showering with a design that it claims is …

This $20 Breakfast Sandwich Maker Saves You Time, and Dirty Dishes Too

Look, I’m not saying you couldn’t toast an english muffin, cook an egg, melt some cheese, heat up a piece canadian bacon, and assemble them all into …

Five Best Portable Headphone Amplifiers

If you use a pair of portable headphones, or even budget headphones, you could probably do with a decent amplifier. But if your favorite way of …

This car charger is so tiny you won’t even know it’s there

While preparing to move to another city, I recently came across my very first car charger. It was the size of a brick, about as heavy, and in the middle of it was a fuse. With it, me and my ’98 Malibu were unstoppable – unless, of course, the fuse blew.<p>So it is with amazement and amusement I write …

Iwachu Cast Iron Omelette Pan

If we made a list of the five dishes every man should know how to make, you better believe an omelette would be on it. To make one, not only should …

AboveTEK's crazy useful smart phone stand

A Gumby-style bendable cable mated to an iPhone grip, and a clip that can affix nearly anywhere, make this stand super useful!<p>AboveTEK's bendable …

Saent – Be Less Distracted

Price: $99Instantly focus, block out distractions and develop better work habits. The world’s first smart device and software designed to make you …

Come on In, GIFs! It's Party Time

Quit your hesitating and come on in, GIFs! We’ve been waiting on you.<p>What have you been doing this week? Tell us about summer vacation schemes, news …

InterLock Crosstown Post Bicycle Lock

Price: $104.58Get rid of the habit of carrying your bike locks everywhere with the InterLock Crosstown Post Bicycle Lock. This is because this …

This Big White Button Mutes Your Life So You Can Get Work Done

Have you ever heard of the Pomodoro Technique? No problem. Just hit this button and work.<p>Email. Twitter. Slack. Work. Email. Twitter. Slack. Work. Repeat for 10 hours, maybe throw in a few Facebooks and a sad desk salad, and you’ve just diagrammed the modern distracted workflow.<p>There must be a more …