Dyson Put a Filter In Its Bladeless Fan To Cool and Clean a Room

Following up on its first humidifier that used a UV light to kill germs in its water reservoir, Dyson has just announced an updated version of its Cool fan that now includes a built-in 360-degree glass filter to remove 99.95 percent of airborne invaders in a room. And not just any filter, but a high-efficiency… » 3/31/15 12:01am Today 12:01am

You: "I Love This Han Solo Coffin Coffee Table." Me: "I Know."

The latest episode of Super-Fan Builds just hit the internet and this time the lucky recipient is a member of the 501st, a group of Star Wars fans who build their own replica costumes and visit hospitals and other charitable events while dressed in character. If anyone deserves an amazing 'Han Solo frozen in… » 3/30/15 4:07pm Yesterday 4:07pm

Corporate Pikachu Proves Even Pokemon Have To Get Real Jobs One Day

When they're young and still waiting for their first evolution, all a Pokemon dreams about is fighting in tournaments with a skilled trainer guiding the way. What they don't think about is that all those battles will take their toll, and eventually they're going to have to consider other work in order to pay the… » 3/30/15 2:58pm Yesterday 2:58pm

These Wood Grain Sunglasses Are Actually Made From Recycled Newspapers

Shwood has made a name for itself with its take on the classic Ray-Ban Wayfarers made from exotic woods like Zebrawood, Cherry, and East Indian Rosewood. But the grain on its latest design isn't actually wood—it's a veneer made from 1,600 feet of recycled newspapers that are rolled up, glued into paper logs, and… » 3/30/15 1:44pm Yesterday 1:44pm

This Giant Rolling, Walking Bike Can Probably Tackle Any Terrain

If you want to take your bicycle off-road, you need larger and larger tires depending on how rough the terrain gets—and that makes it harder and harder to pedal. But maybe Ron Schroer has found the perfect off-road cycling alternative with his Boneshaker Big Wheel that rolls and walks all at the same time. » 3/30/15 9:38am Yesterday 9:38am

With Better Built-In Shock Absorbers, These Power Tools Barely Vibrate

The worst thing about working with handheld power tools is the constant and intense vibrations from oscillating parts that leave your hands and arms shaking, and make it harder to do detailed precision work. So researchers developed a handheld oscillator with 70 percent less vibration and half the noise. » 3/30/15 9:20am Yesterday 9:20am

A Cheaper Non-Hovering Hoverboard Prop That Doesn't Feel Like a Rip-Off

Back in 2012 Mattel decided to toss Back to the Future II fans a futuristic bone in the form of a hoverboard replica that looked exactly like the one Marty McFly rode in the time-traveling sequel. The one feature it lacked, of course, was the ability to actually hover. That made its $130 price tag a little steep, but … » 3/28/15 12:23pm Saturday 12:23pm

It's Almost Impossible To Tell This Butterfly Is Actually a Robot

The butterfly is one of nature's most graceful creations, but with upgrades from Festo, this robotic doppleganger is better equipped to navigate large spaces. It might flap and flutter like the real thing, but this butterfly is 100 percent artificial—although the branding on the wings probably gave that away. » 3/27/15 4:10pm Friday 4:10pm

This Robot Arm's Water Balloon Gripper Is Inspired By a Gecko's Tongue

Five fingers at the end of an arm has turned out to be a fantastic tool for humans, but coordinating so many digits is a lot to ask of a robot. So inspired by the stretchy tongue on a gecko, engineers at Festo have come with a bulbous-looking water-filled gripper that's just as adept at picking things up as the human… » 3/27/15 2:15pm Friday 2:15pm

A studded case lets you customize and personalize your MacBook with Lego

If you've always wanted to customize the lid of your MacBook but hate the idea of putting stickers on it, a new Kickstarter is attempting to raise funds to produce a laptop case that can be decorated, adorned, or upgraded with most building toys, including Lego. » 3/27/15 12:41pm Friday 12:41pm

Dragster Bicycles Prove Once and For All Who's Fastest On Two Wheels

Getting your first bike means two things: you're free to explore your neighborhood farther than you ever could, and you can finally prove which of your friends is indeed fastest—a coveted honor when you're six-years-old. So if it's speed on two wheels you're after, what could possibly be faster than a dragster bicycle? » 3/27/15 11:41am Friday 11:41am

Skip the Gnomes and Put Ghostbusters' Keymaster Dog In Your Garden

It's a great time to be a Ghostbusters fan as the film's 30th anniversary has triggered a renaissance in collectibles and other memorabilia connected to the movie. For example, if the thought of posing sculpted gnomes in your garden seems tacky, why not opt for this statue of the dog-like Keymaster monster that… » 3/27/15 10:06am Friday 10:06am

Tony Stark Should Have Painted His Iron Man Suit Stealthy From Day One

It's not that there's anything wrong with the hot rod-inspired gold and red color scheme of Tony Stark Iron Man's armor. It's just that this Stealth Mode Version, pegged to the upcoming Avengers sequel, looks about a thousand times more sleek and stunning. And Hot Toys 1/6th-scale version of the re-painted Mark VII… » 3/27/15 8:46am Friday 8:46am

A Flying Star Destroyer Drone Looks Terrifying As It Descends From Above

If the opening shot of Star Wars emphasized one thing, it's that the Empire's Star Destroyers are gigantic imposing spaceships that everyone in the galaxy should fear. The same goes for Oliver C's lastest quadcopter creation: a flying Star Destroyer that looks just as intimidating as it descends on you from above. And… » 3/26/15 12:50pm Thursday 12:50pm

Now You Don't Even Have to Boil Water to Make Perfect Pasta

Even those completely unskilled in the kitchen can manage to successfully boil a pot of water and make pasta. But Barilla doesn't want to stop there, it wants even those who can barely differentiate between a stove and a fridge to be able to make spaghetti, and so has created a new line of pastas called Pronto that… » 3/26/15 12:20pm Thursday 12:20pm

Our First Official Look At Mr. Potato Head In His Ant-Man Costume

Considered by many to be the diva of the vegetable world, over the years Mr. Potato Head has had hundreds and hundreds of outfits to choose from. And recently that includes the costumes of some of the comic book world's best heroes, including Ant-Man who will be hitting movie theaters this summer. » 3/26/15 10:45am Thursday 10:45am

A Slimer Pizza Cutter Is Who Ya Gonna Call When Delivery Arrives

There is no greater tragedy than trying to remove a single piece of pizza from a box only to have half the pizza's toppings come with it because it wasn't properly sliced. The solution is to either find a pizza place where the employees actually care, or buy yourself a pizza cutter and slice it up yourself. And if… » 3/26/15 10:07am Thursday 10:07am

This Spartan Organizer Defends Your Desk Against Clutter

Even though the majority of your work day is probably spent staring at a computer screen, somehow your desk gets cluttered faster than you can clean it. So following up on its Spartan-themed knife block, the talented and fully-digited woodworkers at Missing Digit Woodshop have created a desktop version that can now… » 3/26/15 9:00am Thursday 9:00am

Watching CDs Explode At 170,000 FPS Is Better Than Fireworks

Adding more credence to the notion that everything is better in slow motion, the Slow Mo Guys strapped a compact disk to a vacuum cleaner motor and spun it up to 23,000 RPM. At that speed the disk simply disintegrated under the forces, and thankfully the duo's high-speed camera was there to capture the destruction at… » 3/25/15 9:30pm Wednesday 9:30pm

Your First Bite Of This Cheeseburger Beach Ball Will Be Its Last

It doesn't matter how delicious and tempting a three-foot-wide cheeseburger looks, biting into this inflatable beach ball will bring its immediate demise. But when available come April for about $30 it will be a perfect accessory for a day at the beach, alongside your beach towel napkins, and a giant ocean milkshake. [ » 3/25/15 3:17pm Wednesday 3:17pm