Gear

Pro-Ject x Metallica Ninja Star Turntable

$1,599 Metallica »

Metallica's Ninja Star Turntable, a collaboration with Pro-Ject Audio, brings back childhood memories of possibly being afraid of the song "Enter Sandman," and having a babysitter who always played it about 17 times throughout...

Slice of Bread Cat Cone

$13.99 Amazon »

And they say this Slice of Bread Cat Cone is kinder to the cat's neck, body, and activities too! That's in addition to being kinder to the cat owner's eyes, obviously. The squishy not-cone is like an adorable wearable...

Aranet4 HOME Wireless Indoor Air Quality Monitor

$239 Amazon »

Drop a wad on the Aranet4 HOME wireless indoor air quality monitor to find out if you need to drop another wad on an Airmega smart air purifier. The Aranet4 HOME uses a non-dispersive infra-red sensor (NDIR) to measure...

Nautical Brass 100-Year Calendar Compass

$35 Amazon »

At our wedding, my wife, She-Ra: Princess of Power, told me we'd be together 'til we're 102, so while most of you out there might not need the 100-year calendar that tops this Nautical Brass 100-Year Calendar Compass...

Zero Breeze Mark 2 Portable, Off-Grid Air Conditioner

$999 Zero Breeze »

Ahhh, nothing better than getting out of the city in the summer. Nothing more relaxing than a few days in the mountains, a trip to a national park, an RV adventure to wherever the winding road takes you. These days, as...

TopKnife Laguiole Folding Steak Knife

$27.99 Amazon »

You just never know when you're going to need a fancy French steak knife to cut a porterhouse or a ribeye on the fly. In my life, anyway, I can hardly walk down the street without neighbors and shopkeepers thrusting delectable...

KiTiDOT Red Dot Laser Pointer Cat Collar

$24.99 Amazon »

There are fun cat toys. There are frustrating cat toys. There are evil cat toys. And then there's the KiTiDOT red dot laser pointer cat collar. A collar with a built-in projector of a perpetually un-pounceable red dot...

Mini Knife Set

$16.99 Amazon »

This Mini Knife Set probably won't be your most useful piece of EDC, unless your goal with EDC is to be able to whip out implements that make the ladies go, Awww. ... Uh, implements not permanently attached to your body...

Screaming Aztec Death Whistle

$34.95 Amazon »

How have I never heard of a Screaming Aztec Death Whistle? In all my efforts to exact revenge on my ex-girlfriend, Karen, in all my attempts to prank my friend Cornelius, in all my ploys to convince my mother-in-law our...

Fat Belly Mug

$29.88 Amazon »

Coffee and muffin...top, anyone? This Fat Belly Mug is described as "cute," and I guess that's true, if you're into the dad bod look. Admittedly, it is also very cute 'n' clever that the handle of the mug is formed by...

Frio Color-Changing LED Cooler & Bluetooth Speaker

$249.99 Amazon »

Lights...cooler...action! ... Oh wait, don't forget the beats! After all, it's the Frio Color-Changing LED Cooler and Bluetooth Speaker...

Sleepy Sleeves Wearable Arm Pillow

$29 Amazon »

I don't wear my heart on my sleeve, I wear my nap on my sleeve. The Sleepy Sleeves Wearable Arm Pillow is an alternative to neck pillows and giant ostrich heads for travelers and tuckered-out workers eager to grab some...

Bron Coucke Sausage Guillotine

$59.95 Amazon »

The Bron Coucke Sausage Guillotine. Now there's an...interesting...gift for a man. Indeed, it is an exquisite charcuterie tool, made in France and most dudely in appearance to maximize presentation at your next dinner...

2-in-1 Watermelon Fork & Slicer

$9.99 Amazon »

This 2-in-1 Watermelon Fork and Slicer is the fruitiest thing you'll see all summer. Maybe even 3 summers counting, given it's been a minute since the Windmill Watermelon Slicer made its own fruity splash...

Terrain 365 Invictus Bali-Ti Butterfly Knife

$325 Terrain 365 »

The Terrain 365 Invictus Bali-Ti Butterfly Knife looks sharp. In every way possible. Has me wanting to sing a song too. A balisong...

inno Portable Telescoping Fan & Diffuser

$49.99 Amazon »

Thinking I might join the inno Fan Club. I like this air circulator's telescoping properties, able to extend from a compact and tidy 5", to as tall as 35", and therefore also able to direct its airflow with precision...

DearBuds SE - Wearable Ear Dehumidifier

$64 - $119 Linkface »

Waterlogged ears from swimming or showering? Sweaty canals from a tough workout? Victim of yet another Wet Willy? The DearBuds SE is a wearable ear dehumidifier that is, first of all, not a joke, and, second of all, designed...

Never Gonna Give You Up Rick Roll QR Code Sticker

$4.95 Amazon »

I tried it. Works. Though the Never Gonna Give You Up Rick Roll QR Code Sticker doesn't just immediately start blasting Rick Astley's iconic earworm and ultimate prank song. It takes the QR code scanner to the video on...

GPods - Earbuds With Light Control

$79 - $99 HHOGENE »

GPods, self-described as the world's first earbuds with light control, could be simple earphones with red pill / blue pill-looking baubles that flash your favorite LED colors light one of those smart light bulbs, or a...

HID SIPS Water Dispensing Lamp

$49 - $69 HID SIPS »

I wouldn't go so far as to call HID SIPS' Water Dispensing Lamp genius, but I do think it rises above both the useless gadget and unnecessary invention categories. And while I usually keep my bedtime water in the bathroom...

C3 Custom Remote Controlled Coolers

$299 - $399.99 C3 Custom Coolers »

Maybe the best quote a company president has ever made about their product comes from C3 Custom Cooler Creations president, Scott Seljan. In speaking to The Milwaukee Sentinel of his Remote Controlled Rover Coolers, Seljan...

Bomber & Company B-2 Nano Blade

Sold Out Amazon »

Bomber & Company invites you to upgrade - or perhaps, upblade - your everyday carry with their B-2 Nano Blade. They say, at less than 1 ounce, the pint-sized pocket knife is the world's lightest fully locking nano blade...

M5 Titanium Nano EDC Blade

The M5 Titanium Nano EDC Blade is tiny, tactile, and ready to tackle tasks by the ton. Or at least, like, the handful, but that ruins my wordplay. A new issue from Gadget Master, the M5 is a fetching stainless utility...

Petvation Automatic Pet Door with Facial Recognition

$169 Petvation »

That's it, Petvation, it was one thing when the government was coming for me with their facial recognition technology, but my cat is where I draw the line! Leave Zanzibar out of this! ... Though, I mean, an automatic...