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Every Fan Of The Wire Is Going To Want This Talking Clay Davis Bobblehead

Even if you haven’t seen a single episode of The Wire, you’re probably already familiar with, and use, the most popular catch phrase to come out of the show. But no one can do it quite like actor Isiah Whitlock Jr can, so leave the “Sheeeeeee-it!” to this talking Clay Davis bobblehead.


It's Easier To Tell Time Than Do Maths On This Slide Rule Watch

We now live in a time where kids think of calculators as just another app. But before they were even standalone electronic devices, mathematicians and engineers had to suffice with a confusing mechanical device called the slide rule. But don’t worry, this watch is much easier to use.


What The Hell Is This Combination TV Remote-Speaker, Sony?

Sony Japan just announced the SRS-LSR100, a little wireless portable speaker designed for your TV, with a built-in remote frankenstein’d on top. It’s a bizarre gadget — but it actually makes complete sense.


I Need LG's Foldable Keyboard In My Life

“Hello, LG? Yes, this is Luke. Go ahead and take as much of my money as it takes to get this keyboard-based sorcery into my travel bag.”


Amazon's Gadget Lab Is Secretly Building These Three Things

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Amazon’s Lab126 — makers of the Kindle, iFire Phone, and Amazon Echo — is laying off dozens of engineers. That’s a shame. Some consolation: now we can hear about the gadgets they were secretly building!


The Cool Science Behind How The Lexus Hoverboard Works

We were teased a hoverboard. We saw a hoverboard. And we even rode the hoverboard. So how does Lexus’ hoverboard actually work? This video breaks down the science behind it.


Cheaper, Faster, Better: The Plan To Build An Open-Source Prosthetic Hand 

Over the past five years, 3D printers have gotten cheaper, hardware has gotten smaller, and tinkerer communities have boomed. All of that has spurred a renaissance of prosthetic design, bolstered by an open source ethos and crowdfunded budgets.


Meanwhile In The Future: Everybody Has A Personal Drone Now

There are a million ways people might use drones in the future, from deliveries and police work to journalism. But in this episode, we’re going to talk about consumer drones — something that you or I might use for ourselves. What does the world look like when everybody with a smart phone also has a drone?


Classy Sunglasses That Keep The Wind Out Of Your Eyes?

Action specs are great at keeping wind and debris out of your eyes through fast-paced sports like mountain biking. But their blade-like styling looks dumb once you slow down. Enter this new range of casually-styled, but high-performance sunglasses from California brands Salt Optics and Aether Apparel.


The Australian Army Is Creating Solar-Powered Soldiers

Ever get that moment of panic when your phone runs out of batteries, you’re stranded with no way to get home and you were born too late to remember that pay phones are anything other than quaint anachronisms? Now imagine being an Aussie soldier in the field in the same situation. While no one likes running out of battery, for soldiers it is quite literally a life or death situation.


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