Everywhere we look we signs of the coming apocalypse. War, famine, social unrest, shorter lines at Starbuck’s … And the seeds of fear are planted. Do you have a family escape plan? Plenty of water? Gerber’s got you covered though. Their Gator Machete is the only thing you need in your crisis kit. It’ll get you whatever you need. As seen in The Walking Dead.
Most of us want nothing to do with used rubber. But those crazy kiwis aren’t scared. The crafty dudes at Auckland-based Luxford St. designs take discarded materials like used truck tire tubes and pool table felt and upcycle them into sweet accessories like this iPhone/iPod case.
When you don’t have the right tool, even simple chores, like changing the spark plug in the lawnmower can frustrate you to the point of self-facepunching. With a simple open-ended design, this set of Craftsman pass through sockets eliminates the need for deep sockets, and self-facepunching.
We really like the sound of “Japanese micro-suction.” Apparently that’s what keeps this little cable manager stuck to your desktop.
Street criminals have long relied on the trusty old box cutter for intimidating and/or slashing unsuspecting victims. But if someone approached you menacingly with this new ergonomic safety slicer you’d probably just slap them in the face and tell ’em to cut it out.
Piranhas are small and gnarly and have lots of teeth. Good name for this here pocket-tool. The little bastard’s got 10 features for hundreds of functions. Made of indestructible 420 stainless steel. Carry-on compliant unlike fish.
Don’t you have enough plastic and polymer products in your life already? Wood is a a good alternative. Root makes wooden cases for your MacBook, iPad, and iPhone out of bamboo, zebrawood, walnut & wenge. So, ah, nature up your technology.
Traditional burials inevitably lead to zombification. If you don’t want to risk returning as an undead walking corpse maybe you should have your cremated ashes packed into ammo and shot out of a gun. Seriously, the maniacs at Holy Smoke will load you up and send the bullets back to your family for safe shooting.
The old saying goes, “they don’t make ’em like they used to.” Not true. You can find new stuff made the old way all over the web. Even the old-fashioned, pesky slingshot has been revived, stylized and brought to market. Moss commissioned limited-edition handmade slingshots, signed and numbered by the annoying little twerp who built them, artist Christopher Jarratt.