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Black & Decker Just Solved Streaky Windows

At one time the only way to get a truly clean windshield was to enlist the help of an urban professional working on a downtown street corner. But now that Black+Decker has attached a squeegee to a Dustbuster, streaky windows are no longer a plague on society.


I Really Want This Impossibly Complicated Wrench

Between adjustable wrenches and socket sets, mankind has plenty of perfectly adequate tools to fasten and loosen nuts. But that doesn’t stop me from wanting this (concept) irising wrench all the same.


Make Barbie More Useful By Turning Her Into A Swiss Army Knife

Are you hesitant to buy your child a Barbie doll for fear of reinforcing negative stereotypes about women? Instructables user mikeasaurus had the same concerns, but found a clever way to empower kids by turning the iconic doll into an all-purpose multi-tool.


You Could Accidentally Swallow The World's Smallest Circular Saw

Helping to dispel the notion that 3D printers are only really useful for making plastic trinkets, New Zealand’s Lance Abernethy is back with another impossibly tiny 3D-printed power tool that’s powered by an equally small hearing aid battery.


Aww, There's A Colander Spoon Version Of That Adorable Loch Ness Ladle

The internet nearly lost its mind over the adorable Loch Ness monster Nessie Ladle we posted earlier this year. It was fun and functional at the same time, and its creator, OTOTO Designs, has returned with a new colander spoon version it’s calling Mamma Nessie given it’s slightly larger.


Watch A Blacksmith Masterfully Forge A Pair Of Tongs

Video: It is an incredible amount of work to forge a pair of fireplace tongs. Like, this blacksmith should be awarded with a medal that lets everyone know that they should pat him on the back. Like he should think about retirement after shaping these tongs from metal. Watch the epic process of blacksmith Torbjörn Åhman forging tongs in the video below.


Making A Stone Axe Without Any Tools Is Really Impressive

Get a giant stick. Shape a big stone. Put the stone in the stick and you have a Celt stone axe made without any tools other than what nature gave you. Watch as Primitive Technology uses rocks to sharpen rocks and then fire to burn a hole into a large stick and then put it altogether so that it’s strong enough to chop down a tree. Sticks and stones break bones.


This Millennium Falcon Multitool Is A Suitable Wookiee Replacement

You think it’s an inconvenience when your car breaks down on the side of the road? Imagine that happening to your ship in the vacuum of space. That’s why you always need to keep the right tools for emergency repairs on hand, whether it’s a handy walking carpet named Chewbacca, or this Millennium Falcon-shaped multitool.


The World's Oldest Stone Tools Were Not Made By Humans

Archeologists working in Kenya have discovered the world’s oldest stone tools. At 3.3 million years, they’re 700,000 years older than what were previously the most ancient stone tools ever discovered. In fact, they’re even older than humans.


You'll Be Hesitant To Bite Into These Realistic Chocolate Tools

If you have a parent who’s handy with tools but has a better equipped workshop than Bob Vila, you might want to consider something a little different for Mother’s or Father’s Day this year. This adjustable spanner, rubber mallet and pipe wrench might look like the real thing, but they’re actually all made from chocolate and perfectly finished to look the part.


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