It didn’t take long to figure out that the five hundred dollar Brooklyn-made chrome axe sucked for actual use, and now you need something to get the wood chopped. This 5-ton electric splitter will do it. It goes through logs up to 20-inches in diameter like a hot knife through butter powered by a 15 amp electric motor. Source
If someone utters the phrase “adult toys” and the first thing that pops into your head is “action figures” then there’s obviously a market for something as unseemly as these Reservoir Dogs action figures. Tarantino’s cast of suited scammers, Mr. White, Mr. Orange, Mr. Pink, Mr. Brown, & Mr. Blonde come with glasses, guns, and a display case for safe storage in your adult toybox.
A swollen, Costanza-style wallet stuffed with receipts and business cards is just not practical. Try something slimmer, like this minimalist Cinch. It features an oak backbone and stretchy, black elastic band that will hold all your essential cards and cash plus it won’t make your butt look big in those jeans.
The WakaWaka Light is a powerful, award-winning little portable solar LED light that burns bright for 16 hours on an 8-hour charge. That is cool. What’s cooler is WakaWaka’s mission to bring light to places without electricity: off-the-grid zones, refugee camps, and disaster areas. When you buy one, you help give one to those in need.
These antique coins shaped into custom guitar picks and polished to a vibrant shine will give your shredding heavy metal licks an even richer sound.
This isn’t the first iPhone controlled robot but Lego’s latest, the Mindstorm EV3 Robot Kit isn’t going to vacuum the den. And even though the play, look, & feel of these robots were created for children—playable within 20 minutes of opening the box—big boys will appreciate their advanced design and programmability. Available in the second half of 2013.
Most origami kits teach you how to make a paper flower or grasshopper, which is about as interesting as, well, origami. How about a paper-folding project with balls instead? These paper models are downloadable PDFs that you just print out and build: all your favorite late-model and classic trucks are available. No grasshoppers.
If you’re going to take that leap and wear “accessories” at least choose functional ones. Unlike assless chaps, this grenade-shaped beer opener/multi-tool/keychain will look sharp hanging from your belt and it has ¼” & 7/16” hex wrenches plus several ways to pop your brews.
This magnetic wall mount organizer will get clutter like your keys, iPhone, and earbuds up off your workspace and keep them easily within reach. And speaking of reach, another use for the device is the convenience of “hands-free” video calls, popular with couples in long distance relationships.