Remembering a Lock's Combination Might Be Easier With Pictures

With the amount of information they're expected to ingest every day during high school, it's a small miracle any student is able to remember the combination of their locker padlock. And it doesn't get any easier the older you get. So instead of numbers, the Image Lock uses simple shapes and images so you can just make… » 11/28/14 7:00pm Today 7:00pm

A 9-Volt Battery Is All This Tiny Charger Needs To Revive Your Phone

When you're spending the day with family you probably haven't seen in a year, nothing is more vital to keeping your sanity than your smartphone. And to ensure it's got enough charge to keep you busy on Twitter instead of actually having to talk to your cousins, the diminutive but clever Plan V charger accepts common… » 11/28/14 6:30pm Today 6:30pm

Your Collection Deserves this Screen-Accurate U.S.S. Reliant Replica

It's not as well known as the Enterprise, but the U.S.S. Reliant played a pretty major role in what's considered to be the best Star Trek movie of all time: The Wrath of Khan. And while the ship might have been destroyed in that film, it lives on in this 27-inch long replica that's as close to owning the actual ship… » 11/28/14 10:00am Today 10:00am

It Turns Out Sony Was Behind that E-Ink Concept Watch All Along

A month after the E-Ink FES concept watch got people excited about an innovative wearable that didn't care if it wasn't particularly smart, rumors that Sony was working on a similar E-Ink-based timepiece started to swirl. But according to the Wall Street Journal, Sony was behind the FES watch concept all along, and… » 11/28/14 8:32am Today 8:32am

Jimmy Kimmel's The First Black Friday Ken Burns Parody Is Perfect

Black Friday has become as much an American holiday tradition as decking the halls, trimming the tree, or watching football. So it only makes sense that Ken Burns' latest documentary, courtesy of Jimmy Kimmel, tells the story of the nation's very first unofficial shopping holiday that followed the first Thanksgiving. » 11/27/14 5:36pm Yesterday 5:36pm

Start Burning Off That Turkey With This Wood and Leather Weight Set

Rarely does fitness gear prioritize form over functionality (understandably) and that's why most of the time exercise machines and ellipticals are hidden away in a basement workout room. But wouldn't you be more inclined to exercise if your workout gear was in the living room next to the TV? This stylish set of woo… » 11/27/14 5:00pm Yesterday 5:00pm

This RC Carbon Fiber Glider Looks Like a Stealthy Paper Airplane

The Power Up 3.0 was the first paper airplane that actually let you steer and fly your folded creation like an RC toy, but in terms of durability it was still just made of paper. With the Carbon Flyer you lose the ability to fold your own craft, but since it's made from incredibly strong and lightweight carbon fiber,… » 11/27/14 11:26am Yesterday 11:26am

The Scientifically Proven Way to Break Off the Biggest Wishbone Piece

Challenging a sibling or cousin to a wishbone breaking contest is as much a Thanksgiving tradition as stuffing, pumpkin pie, and awkward family conversations. And thanks to some important research recently conducted by scientists at the University of Michigan, we now have some actual strategies to help ensure you… » 11/27/14 10:01am Yesterday 10:01am

You'll Go From Zero To Want In Two Seconds Flat For This MIB Bust

The Men In Black films were entertaining romps for sure, but nothing particular memorable. So we're not only amazed at how much effort and detail Cinemaquette put into this bust of the film's Rosenberg character, but also how badly we want it in our collection after seeing the face swing open to reveal the alien pilot… » 11/27/14 9:04am Yesterday 9:04am

Hide Your Holiday Booze On Your Tree With These Ornament Shot Glasses

Nothing makes dealing with visiting friends and families during the holidays easier than a little liquid courage. But if you don't feel like sharing your libations, just decorate your Christmas tree with these screw-top ornaments that make it easy to hide your booze in plain sight. Every time you need a nip, just… » 11/26/14 5:00pm Wednesday 5:00pm

A Jacket That Transforms Into a Neck Pillow Is Perfect For Traveling

Break the endless cycle of having to buy a new neck pillow every time you fly because you forgot to bring the last one with Tumi's Patrol Travel Puffer Jacket. Hidden in the collar is a pouch that you can stuff the entire puffy jacket into, creating a comfy neck pillow to make your holiday flight or bus trip… » 11/26/14 3:30pm Wednesday 3:30pm

Crazy Cart Gymkhana Proves It's Not Just a Kid's Toy

In response to Ken Block's most recent Gymkhana outing, Ken Box has once again returned to take his cardboard-clad Crazy Cart out for a spin in a sea of shipping containers and tractor trailers. If for some reason you thought the Crazy Cart was just a toy for kids, here's proof that you should really consider adding… » 11/26/14 1:05pm Wednesday 1:05pm

Firefly's Serenity Finally Gets the Detailed Cutaway Model It Deserves

For years there have been countless toys and models letting you take a peek inside ships like the Enterprise from Star Trek, or the Millennium Falcon from Star Wars. And now browncoat-wearing Firefly fans finally have a beautifully-detailed model of Serenity to put on their mantles as well—or just secretly play with… » 11/26/14 11:27am Wednesday 11:27am

You Can Daisy-Chain These Crock Pots So You Only Need One Outlet

As you prepare your amazing Thanksgiving feast tomorrow you'll probably realize there's something missing in your kitchen. But it's not a key side dish you've forgotten—it's enough power outlets to keep hot plates, slow cookers, coffee makers, and all your other appliances running. The folks behind the Crock-Pot have… » 11/26/14 8:53am Wednesday 8:53am