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Moby Whisk Is A Great (Egg) White (Mixing) Whale For Your Kitchen

It seems the recent trend of giant sea creatures invading your kitchen isn’t going away anytime soon — and we’re not talking about calamari made from giant squid. This adorable mixing tool, affectionately known as Moby Whisk, is the perfect accompaniment to that Nessie Ladle from last week.


A Throwing Star Multitool Will Help Repair All The Damage It Causes

Photo: The folks who run the @Fuuwa Twitter account claim that if they can manage to get 2000 retweets, they will put this dangerous but handy-looking shuriken (aka throwing star) multitool into production. Despite assorted built-in screwdriver tips and wrenches, we all know this tool is only designed to fix one problem: baddies in pursuit.


Loch Ness Kitchen Sightings Are Going To Skyrocket

For those who like their kitchen to look like something Willy Wonka might cook in, here’s another adorable alternative to the boring spoon you’ve been using to serve soups and sauces. Designed by OTOTO to look eerily reminiscent of what we assume the Loch Ness monster looks like, this adorable Nessie Ladle is far less intimidating.


They Made Shark Teeth Into An Actual Saw Blade

It’s every swimmer, surfer, and slow fish’s greatest fear, but to understand just how deadly a shark’s bite can be, researchers at Cornell University wanted to study the cutting power of various sharks’ teeth. So they did what any mad scientist would: build a saw blade covered in shark’s teeth, attach it to a Sawzall, and hack their way through a hunk of salmon.


A Drawer Full Of Kitchen Tools Is Hiding In This Fake Potted Plant

Everyone has that one drawer in their kitchen full of random tools and accessories that have no where else to call home. And finding the exact one you need in that mish-mash is often almost impossible. This adorable Fruits Plant, on the other hand, keeps everything you’ll need for peeling, mashing and cutting fresh produce right on your counter, disguised as a colourful potted plant that never needs watering.


Sticky Tear-Off Measuring Tape Saves Your Walls From Pencil Marks

If you mixed one part of IKEA’s free paper measuring tapes with one part masking tape you’d end up with this roll of Measure-It! adhesive ruler that appears to make it almost impossible to mis-measure and cut or drill in the wrong spot.


How To Cut A Goose Feather Into A Lovely Quill Pen

I’m not going to lie, I don’t really need to know how to cut and make a quill pen from a goose feather. No one does anymore. But! I was completely fascinated by the process of it. It’s funny how he uses both vintage tools (an 1800s era quill cutting knife) with modern technology (a NYC metro card!).


What Tactical Tomahawks Are For And How To Use One

From the Native Americans to Vietnam War soldiers, the venerable Tomahawk is finding new favour in this era of asymmetric warfare and, well, with the guys who prepare for battle when they go camping. This is what they’re for and how you can actually find a use for one.


Ryobi's New Accessories Turn Your Smartphone Into A Toolbox

It may never be able to slice through a 2×4 or mix cement, but your smartphone can still be a useful tool on a construction site with Ryobi’s new Phone Works accessories, which grant your device new capabilities while taking advantage of its large display.


Tools You Can (And Should!) Take On Planes

You needn’t sacrifice basic preparedness — for the outdoors, for fixing stuff or for first aid — just because you’re flying somewhere carry-on only. These are the tools you can take on planes, how to pack them and how to use them.