Everyone Needs One of These

By Yossi Karp | New, innovative, weird, and interesting products.

Make your own Smartphone!

That too in under a minute! Much like the TinyArcade we spoke about a while ago, the RePhone Kit is literally a smartphone that comes in modules …

Project Ara

CasusGrill - Biodegradable Instant BBQ

Biodegradable and 100% natural, the CasusGrill leaves no trace when you dispose of it. Which is more than I can say for the oysters my friend …

Energy-efficient flat-pack home Kiss House goes up in just a few days

Why it matters to you<p>The latest flat-pack home to hit the market is the Kiss House, notable for its stylish design and impressive energy …

Energy Efficiency

RhinoWolf Modular Super Tent

Linkable one-person tent with built-in sleeping bag and mattress.

Mattresses

AirQuadOne could be your flying quadbike

At the upcoming Paris Air Show, European consortium Neva Aerospace will be presenting a new concept for a personal VTOL (vertical take-off and …

Aerospace

Popcorn Pencils and Erasers

How do you turn a mediocre thing as a pencil into something awesome? This Popcorn set is one idea! The ‘bag’ of Popcorn includes 12 pencils and 12 …

Black Rhodium Jet Turbine Engine Cufflinks

These Jet Turbine Engine Cufflinks, made of polished black rhodium, and ready to spin real fast when you blow on them, are the perfect last-minute …

Peacher Sonic Beer Foamer for Cans

I've seen sonic beer foamers, and even sonic beer foamers, before, but one nice thing about Peacher's is that the device performs its head-making, …

Solar paint turns air moisture into hydrogen fuel

Hydrogen itself is seen as a key part of our clean-energy future, but even better would be hydrogen produced using the power of the sun, rather than …

Clean Energy

Who Wouldn’t Want a Floating Carpet?

UPDATE: Less than 48 hours left on their Kickstarter campaign!We’ve outgrown bouncing castles, kiddie swings, and quite a few other playful/calming …

Picnics

Bat-Bot is a Drone That Flies Like a Bat

Holy drone, Batman! Mechanical masterminds have spawned the Bat Bot, a soaring, sweeping and diving robot that may eventually fly circles around other drones.<p>Because it mimics the unique and more flexible way bats fly, this 3-ounce prototype could do a better and safer job getting into disaster …

Robotics

Quick Peek Smart Storage Labels

The majority of us put things into boxes in an effort to organize them but end up forgetting what things are in which boxes. This smart labeling …

Hacking

You pump up this mini scuba system by hand and it lets you breathe for 10 minutes underwater

No scuba gear? No problem! Scorkl is a mini scuba device that can be pumped up by hand and it allows you to dive for up to 10 minutes.<p>The high-pressure hand pump can pump to 3,000 psi which allows the small canister to hold enough air for 10 minutes underwater.<p>It easily reached its goal on …

Oceans

Varier Zero Gravity balans Chair

Balance your life with a single piece of furniture – the Varier Zero Gravity balans Chair. This totally unique design gives this modern chair a …

Samurai Pet Armor for Cats & Dogs

Don't let that samurai-armored Shiba Inu's smile fool you. The dog is ready for feudal Japan levels of combat. See his samurai sword? Hiding there in …

This Technology Helps Quickly Fix Your Golf Swing Flaws

My golf game has begun spiraling into a state of disarray. And it’s only June. So last week, I decided to do something about it, before my index inches any higher. To make the fix, I braved four hours of traffic from Detroit up to the <b>Boyne Fitting Center</b> at the quaint Boyne Highlands Resort in …

Golf

LG has released an affordable laser projector

$1,500<p>Laser projectors aren’t exactly cheap, and portable ones will cost you even more. That’s why LG’s $1,500 ProBeam laser projector is notable — it’s (relatively) cheap and can be moved without much hassle.<p>The 4.6-pound ProBeam, which is about the size of a football, can project up to 2,000 …

Gear & Gadgets

HoloKit is like Google Cardboard for augmented reality

The revelation behind Google Cardboard was that if you put your phone close enough to your eyes, it’s basically a VR headset — but it’s not quite that simple for mixed reality setups like Microsoft’s HoloLens. Or is it? HoloKit is an extremely clever DIY solution for a quick and dirty augmented …

Augmented Reality

TrailNest elevates hammocks to the car roof top

We've seen hammocks on car hitches and in pickup beds, and now they've climbed up to the roof. TrailNest has designed a collapsible roof-top hammock …

Campers

This mini spy cam is small enough to hide almost anywhere

First things first: we are NOT suggesting that anyone use the Conbrov Mini Spy Camera illegally by hiding it anywhere that isn’t your own property or …

Sana's smart sleep goggles for insomniacs will be out in 2018

These sleep googles by a company called Sana Health cost a lot more than your typical mask, but it promises peaceful sleep 10 minutes after you put them on. That's because they more than just block the light: they have mechanisms inside that chunky, VR-headset-like frame that give them the power to …

Solar Impulse

Interlocking Wooden Blocks Make It Easy To Build A Wall Or A Tiny House

People have come up with some pretty brilliant ways to help solve humanity's problems, helping people in need by inventing ways to ensure they have …

Cool Stuff

Google's $5,000 4K digital whiteboard goes on sale

It only took half a year, but Google's first take on a digital whiteboard is finally available. Google has started selling the Jamboard in the US for $4,999 plus $600 per year for management and support ($300 if you buy one by the end of September). As before, it's ultimately a 55-inch 4K display …

Google

Hydro-Ball Wind Spinner

The Hydro-Ball Wind Spinner isn't just a fetching piece of kinetic yard art, it's a Daddy's Little Helper that waters the grass or flower beds so you …

Ricoh’s New WG-50 is a Quiet Update to the Rugged Waterproof Camera Line

Ricoh has just updated their WG line of cameras for the first time in a few years to include the new WG-50. At $280, the 16-megapixel rugged compact …

Cameras

Genetically-Modified Pink Pineapples Are Coming to a Grocery Store Near You

Thanks to genetic engineering, pink pineapple isn’t just a product of Photoshop, anymore. It’s an actual product and it’s coming to a grocery store …

Offbeat News

This endoscopic pinhole camera attaches to your phone and basically makes you a spy

If you’ve ever had dreams of equipping yourself with some cool spy gear, this might be the perfect place to start. Now, we’re not suggesting that you …

Man Comes Up With Clever Invention That Solves the Problem of Parking a Car in Very Tiny Garage

A clever invention solved one man’s problem of trying to park a car in a very tiny garage. The custom system allows a small car to be loaded sideways …

Heatworks tankless water heater avoids corrosion with graphite electrodes

Why it matters to you<p>Unless you're a fan of cold showers, your water heater is of the utmost importance to your household. Now, make it as energy …