tools

Worx SD Multi-Bit Slide-Driver: Australian Review

Anyone that does a little bit of house-work knows how frustrating it is to find yourself with only a Philips screwdriver when you need a flathead, and vice versa. If you’re using an electric screwdriver with replaceable bits, you go some, but not all, of the way to solving that problem. However, salvation: the Worx SD Slide-Driver is actually six different screwdrivers inside one.


This Tiny Toolbox Transforms Into An Entire Woodshop

Who hasn’t stumbled across an episode of This Old House or New Yankee Workshop on a lazy Sunday morning and dreamed of being as skilled a woodworker as Norm Abram?


How To Turn Your Smartphone Into The Ultimate Spy Tool

You don’t need to be Bond to get your own spy gadgets. You’ve already got the ultimate spy tool in your pocket: a smartphone. And who would suspect you’re spying when you’re probably just texting a friend? Here are the apps and peripherals you need to take your phone on a covert mission without Q in your corner.


There's A Guide To The Solar System Etched Into This Cutting Board

If you’re the type who likes to learn something new every day, this wonderful custom bamboo cutting board from Etsy seller Elysium Woodworks will teach you the basics of our solar system while you hack away at vegetables during dinner prep.


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.