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This Freaky Gecko Detaches Its Giant Scales To Escape Predators

This Freaky Gecko Detaches Its Giant Scales To Escape Predators

Many lizards are capable of detaching their tails when a predator strikes, but one group of geckos has evolved a particularly gruesome escape strategy: Unusually large scales that tear off when a predator tries to take hold, allowing the tiny animals to break free.

A Gorgeous Wooden Kitchen Scale That Masquerades As A Cutting Board

A Gorgeous Wooden Kitchen Scale That Masquerades As A Cutting Board

Successful baking requires strict adherence to a recipe and precise measurements, which is made easier with a scale at your disposal. But if the last thing you want is another ugly appliance cluttering up your kitchen counters, feast your eyes on the lovely GKILO scale (pronounced kilo) which when not…

Everyone’s A Master Bartender With This App-Connected Drink Scale

Everyone’s A Master Bartender With This App-Connected Drink Scale

You’ve mastered opening your guest’s beers with your bare hands, but what about when a dinner party calls for something a little more sophisticated? You can try you hand as an amateur mixologist, hoping you’ve got the proportions right for the perfect cocktail. Or wait for Brookstone’s new Perfect Drink…