If you prefer pencil to pen, you’re a purist, so you’ll surely see the beauty in this decidedly low-tech yet perfectly functional all-metal pencil sharpener. Just stick your dull tip in there and screw it. via
Cleaner and greener than solar powered lighting, the GravityLight employs the power of gravity in a simple system using a weight. Lift the weight & the light will glow for 30 minutes. Designed to replace harmful, expensive kerosene lamps in developing countries, it can also be used to power-up mobile devices, a radio, batteries, etc. via
The new Nike Free Trainer 3.0 hits stores on January 1, just in time for you to drag your binge-bloated holiday ass out to the gym for the much-needed start to your New Year’s resolution. Hopefully Nike’s proven Free Sole, a supportive Phylon midsole, and the comfy mesh upper will kick you into gear.
The “hand-feel” of physical buttons can make all the difference on a gaming device. That’s why Archos gave their new Android ‘Jelly Bean’-powered GamePad actual buttons for the real deal feel. With a 7-inch screen, 1080p visuals, & Wi-fi plus access to Google Play & Google Apps, it also works great as a tablet for web, email, apps, etc. Coming to North America early 2013.
With a 3-hour continuous run-time on a single charge, this Lithium battery powered fan really blows. And by “blows” we don’t mean it sucks, we mean it blows, literally. As in, this fan blows at 1700rpm when you switch it to high.
Not all of America’s highest-ranking military commanders are as scandalous as General Petraeus; in fact many have been much worse. In this new book, military historian & author Thomas Ricks focuses on how & why US Generals have become such losers since the heroic victories of World War II.
Right now your music is all over the place but this all-in-one home system called the Olive ONE gives you convenient access to your tunes by connecting all your devices with one simple touchscreen interface. The unit also boasts audiophile quality speakers plus optional customization and accessories. Made in the U.S.A.
Your old friend Han Solo will be collecting dust when you get your hands on these guys. Clint Eastwood from The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly, DeNiro from Taxi Driver, and Jason from Friday the 13th are just a few of the pose-able Hollywood classics you can find on (of course) eBay from a dedicated dealer named Popsfartberger.
Mixing up the paint for those home improvement projects usually makes a mess & turns your floor into an accidental Jackson Pollock painting. The Mixing Mate is an all-in-one painting toy that mixes, pours, and stores your paint cans with no mess or unwanted abstract expressionism.
The Bike EXIF blog is one of the internet’s most popular custom motorcycle sites. If you’ve got a thing for hot pics of 2-wheeled vehicles, the site is practically p@rn. Their 2013 13-month wall calendar features incredible photography of the year’s most iconic bikes which you can proudly display in your office without fear of an HR infraction.