For the kitchen outfitted with every conceivable gadget to avoid culinary disaster we offer yet another new essential, the smart thermometer. Not stupid and forgetful like you, this shimmering stainless temp-taker with digital display will make sure your meat is heated to the optimal temperature every time.
For those trying to break free of an adult Lego problem or an interest in electronics that others deem odd, this analog synth kit could transform you from weirdo to “musician” almost instantly. In collaboration with Korg, littleBit’s modular kit lets users experiment with an almost infinite combination of audio, visual, and sensory creations.
This surfboard-inspired table and bench come to us by way of the old wave-hounds at Duffy London. They’ve created this custom set using woodworking techniques borrowed from classic surfboard construction and used only woods from FSC-managed forests.
Asus just introduced the first earbuds to feature NFC technology. This means you can instantly auto sync these buds to any Bluetooth device and enjoy up to 6 hours of continuous music or phone calls.
These Italian-designed magnetic bike lights will make it easier to see when you’re pedaling after dark as long as there’s at least a little bit of metal on your bike. Stick ‘em anywhere & go, then when you’re done, pop ’em off and they stick together for easy storage.
Pelican has built its reputation by making industry-leading, indestructible cases for cameras and tech electronic gear, so this 1000-lumens LED work light is definitely built for work. It sits atop a 5-foot tall adjustable mast and will glow for 5 hours on a charge.
Floor mopping robots are very useful considering where mopping sits on most people’s list of weekly goals. This one will clean wet or dry on tile, wood, cement, whatever you’ve got. Which is amazing. But unfortunately we’re still pretty far from sandwich-making and beer-fetching robots.
With a design inspired by your beer gut, this stool from award-winning furniture-artist Damien Gernay features a soft, pudgy seat of black leather and hardwood legs.
Like a Smart car for the sea, this 23-foot Italian made Micro Yacht gets you and a few friends on the open ocean for a fraction of the cost of those big rigs. The Jet Capsule is also well-equipped: the dining area converts to a bunk plus there are options like a compact kitchen, & even a private bathroom. via
Twitter went from zero to a $20 billion business very quickly. We could look up exactly how fast but then there’d be one less scintillating factoid for you to absorb from this book that chronicles how the social networking service blew up.