Gadgets

SpeedyJig Plus Paracord Bracelet & Monkey Fist Kit

$33.99 Amazon »

You could give Dad a paracord survival bracelet or a monkey fist for Father's Day this year. Orrr you could give him this SpeedyJig Plus paracord bracelet and monkey fist kit, and let him make one for himself. ... And...

Proto M Holographic Communication & Media Device

$2k Proto »

Proto's forthcoming M is a tabletop holographic communication / media device and, in my opinion, the newest best way to have dinner with your in-laws. Look at how happy that mom and baby look talking to Hologramma on...

Material Bitcoin Wallet

$94 - $210 Material Bitcoin »

Styled and sized like a credit card, the Material Bitcoin Wallet aims to be a robust, non-electronic solution to Bitcoin storage and use. (And, yes, that's Bitcoin and Bitcoin only, owners of Ethereum, Tether, and other...

CureFaster Wound Sealer & Healer

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Call CureFaster a magic wound wand. One that says it can take you from cut to clot with a quickness. From scrape to scab in 3 treatments. From gory gouge to...still pretty ugly injury, but less likely to bleed and ooze...

CheerTok All-in-one Pocket Touchpad for Smart Devices

$35 - $39 Cheerdots »

CheerTok's big, B-I-G, and CheerTok's bad, B-A-D, and CheerTok's boss, B-O-S-S, B-O-S-S, boss. OK, CheerTok isn't so big, being a pocket-sized touchpad, air mouse, presenter, and shortcut Generator. And it's more good...

Emerge Home - Ultrasound-Powered VR You Can Feel

$450 - $550 Emerge »

The Emerge Home is a forthcoming VR companion for the Oculus Quest 2 virtual reality headset. A very, you could say, touchy-feely companion. The Emerge Home system uses the Emerge Wave-1, a device that emits ultrasonic...

briiv Air Filter - Natural, Sustainable Air Purifier

$346.11 briiv »

A breath of fresh air meets a sight for sore eyes in the briiv Air Filter, a sustainable home air purifier made from 90% natural, renewable materials...

Purrble - Calming Toy with Heartbeat & Purr

$59.99 Amazon »

Purrbles are plushies with a dynamic heartbeat and soothing purr, designed to teach children empathy, and help people of all ages fight stress and achieve calm. Question: what happens if you get the little furballs wet...

Steamstack Humidifier & Condenser

If you Steamstack it, the moisture will come. Or go away, depending on the season and humidity levels in your house. The Steamstack Humidifier & Condenser is a Mark Mitchell design that tweaks indoor humidity levels behind...

Labrador Retriever Assistive Robot

The Labrador Retriever isn't here to oust your dog and become your new best friend, but the assistive robot does hope to become another kind of indispensable companion in your life, or the life of someone you know who...

Amagami Ham Ham - Finger-Nibbling Comfort Pets

"Amagami" is a Japanese term for the inclination and act of babies and pets nibbling on your finger. And apparently this finger-nibbling - presumably without drawing blood or causing a nasty foreign saliva infection -...

NOTA Mole Tracker

Meet the NOTA Mole Tracker. Despite its name, it is not not a mole tracker, it is a mole tracker. A gadgety wand of a mole tracker that's compact, safe for everyone, and made for consumers to use at home to help with...

Sensate Infrasonic Therapy Stress Management Device

$299 Amazon »

Sensate is a gadget for reducing stress and calming your body's nervous system. Kind of like a vibrator, which is what I thought the Sensate was when I first looked at it. But rather than intense vibrations or rub-a-dub-dub...

Blowzee Fan for Blowing Out Birthday Candles

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Nobody likes a birthday cake iced in spit. And now, nobody likes a birthday cake iced in COVID either. Blowzee, in response to kids with unruly saliva and a world with a persistent pandemic, has developed a fan for blowing...

Squid Game Doll Shooting Alarm Clock

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Red light, green light, wake up! Or prepare for the Squid Game Doll Shooting Alarm Clock to eliminate you. ... OK, she'll just pelt you with a foam bullet, but still. This piece of Squid Game merch might be the creepiest...

HiGrade Bud Analyzing Scope & Potency Test Kit

$67.99 Amazon »

The HiGrade bud analyzing scope & potency test kit means business...for your pleasure. A combination of a leaf-friendly microscope smartphone attachment and app-based subscription service, the HiGrade system uses 3 hi-res...

Author Clock - Literary Quote Time Display

$109 - $219 Kickstarter »

Word nerds probably thought they had it made when we went from clocks that read 12:00 to clocks that spell out the time in words. But now the Author Clock thumbs its nose at both of thee's, making the hour and its minutes...

Haxson AirFan - Over-Bed Smart Fan Hybrid

$199 - $209 Haxson »

The Haxon AirFan mounts over your bed to create airflow and cool you off at night, yes, but the smart piece of tech also comes with 19 other built-in functions and features to help improve your quality of sleep. Plus...

Red Light Therapy Slipper for Foot Pain

$149.99 - $289.99 Amazon »

Forget Prince Charming, what Cinderella really wants is a pair of red light therapy slippers to ease the immense foot pain she's got from waltzing at balls and trying to sprint home at midnight in damn glass shoes. Hard...

Ark Lite Nebula Projector

$40.99 Amazon »

Yep, the Ark Lite Nebula Projector looks like some real Jodie Foster Contact material. Touch it and you'll almost certainly have a moving experience on an idyllic beach with an alien in the body of a beloved dead relative...

FireCel Plus Hand Warmer, Flashlight & Charger

$50.96 Amazon »

The FireCel Plus is a 3-in-1 hand warmer, flashlight, and charger from Celestron, who I know as "the expensive telescope people." And indeed, a multi-tool that will toast your frigid fingers, power up your dying phone...

Heinz Ketchup Packet Roller

$5.70 Heinz »

On the one hand, the Heinz Packet Roller is encouraging us not to make a mess and waste ketchup. How very tidy and eco-conscious of them. But on the other, when you have to invent a gadget - however tongue-in-cheek and...

Electronic Social Distancing Wristband

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The Electronic Social Distancing Wristband is like a metal detector for humans. Specifically, humans who are getting too damn close to you. Beep, beep, beep [6-foot threshold crossed] beebeebeebeebeebeep!...

ChonkerKeys - Physical Keys for Controlling Video Calls

ChonkerKeys help prevent some of the "Oops!" of video calls, plus make it easier for participants to access common functions, with giant physical keys that control video and microphone on / off, screen sharing, hand raising...